Newsletter Edition 8
Prof. Abhay Deshpande
(MSC2/PHY/1987) has been appointed to lead the Center for Frontiers in Nuclear Science (CFNS), a new research center formed to resolve the deep mysteries of the universe.
Dr. Subhajit Dutta
(MSC2/STAT/2007), Department of Mathematics, has been elected as a member of the International Statistical Institute, Netherlands.
Mr. Anil Paliwal
(BT/ME/1993), a 1994 Rajasthan cadre IPS officer, has been conferred with the President’s Police Medal for distinguished services by Vice President Mr. Venkaiah Naidu.
Prof. Jayant K. Singh
(BT/CHE/1997), Department of Chemical Engineering, has been invited to join the editorial board of the new peer-reviewed, open-access global journal, ACS Omega.
Prof. H. C. Verma
(MSC2/PhD/PHY/1978/1980) has been conferred with the ‘Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Shiksha Puruskar’ by the Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on the occasion of shiksha diwas for his outstanding contributions to the field of education.
Prof. Arup K. Chakraborty
(BT/CHE/1983), a professor of Chemical Engineering at MIT, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine in recognition of his distinguished contributions to medicine and health.
Prof. Ashutosh Sharma
(BT/CHE/1982), Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, has been honored with the H. K. Firodia Vijnan Bhushan Award 2017 for his pioneering and highly interdisciplinary work in nanotechnology and areas of health, energy and environment.
Dr. Praveen Kumar
(BT/ME/2003) receives the ‘Young Engineer Award’ 2017 from the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE).
Prof. Debashish Chowdhury
(PHD/PHY/1984), Department of Physics, has been elected as a member of the ‘C6 Commission: Biological Physics’ by the 29th General Assembly of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) for a three-year term.
Prof. Ajit Kumar Chaturvedi
(BT/MT/PhD/EE/86/88/95) has been awarded the prestigious INSA Teachers Award (2017) by Indian National Science Academy.
Prof. Rakesh Agrawal
(BT/CHE/1975) honoured with the Alpha Chi Sigma Award 2017 for his outstanding accomplishments in the field of Chemical Engineering.
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