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SHANTI SWARUP BHATNAGAR PRIZE FELICITATED

SHANTI SWARUP BHATNAGAR PRIZE FELICITATED

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On September 26, 2021, 11 scientists have been felicitated with the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize. These awards were announced during the 80th foundation day of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

Some of the Awardees:

  • Anish Ghosh, a member of the Indian Academy of Sciences and recipient of the award under mathematics, works on lie groups and number theory. He is presently a faculty at the School of Mathematics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai.
  • Another award winner in the same category is Saket Saurabh from the Indian Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai. His work focuses on algorithmic game theory and exact exponential algorithms, among others.
  • The awardee from the engineering sciences category is Debdeep Mukhopadhyay, a faculty at IIT-Kharagpur. He works on developing next-generation hardware technology with emphasis on cryptography, information security and cyber-physical systems security.

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize:

  • It is the highest science award in India. It is given for outstanding Indian work in the field of science and technology.
  • It is given to Indian scientists below the age of 45 for outstanding research in the following 7 fields: Biological Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Environment Science (Earth, Atmosphere, Ocean and Planetary Sciences), Mathematical Sciences, Medical Sciences and Physical Sciences.

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