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12 Scientists win Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology 2020

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New Delhi, 27 September 2020: The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) celebrated its 79th Foundation Day at the S S Bhatnagar Sabhaghar in its premises here yesterday.  Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Science and Technology, Earth Sciences, Health and Family Welfare and Vice President, CSIR presided over the event.

On this occasion, 12 scientists have received the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize (SSB) for Science and Technology 2020, the highest award in Science and Technology in India.

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize (SSB) for Science and Technology 2020 List of recipients

Biological Sciences

Dr Subhadeep Chatterjee

Laboratory of Plant-Microbe Interactions

Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics

Hyderabad 500 039

Dr Vatsala Thirumalai

Neural Circuits and Development Laboratory

National Centre for Biological Sciences

Bengaluru 560 065

Chemical Sciences

Dr Jyotirmayee Dash

School of Chemical Sciences

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science

Kolkata 700 032

Dr Subi Jacob George

New Chemistry Unit

Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific

Research, Bengaluru 560 064

Earth, Atmosphere, Ocean and Planetary Sciences

Dr Abhijit Mukherjee

Department of Geology and Geophysics

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Kharagpur 721 302

Dr Suryendu Dutta

Department of Earth Sciences

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Mumbai 400 076

Engineering Sciences

Dr Amol Arvindrao Kulkarni

Chemical Engineering and Process Development

CSIR National Chemical Laboratory

Pune 411 008

Dr Kinshuk Dasgupta

Materials Group

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

Mumbai 400 085

Mathematical Sciences

Dr Rajat Subhra Hazra

Theoretical Statistics and Mathematics Unit

Indian Statistical Institute

Kolkata 700 108

Dr U K Anandavardhanan

Department of Mathematics

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Mumbai 400 076

Medical Sciences

Dr Bushra Ateeq

Department of Biological Sciences & Bioengineering

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Kanpur 208 016

Dr Ritesh Agarwal

Department of Pulmonary Medicine

Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and

Research, Chandigarh 160 012

Physical Sciences

Dr Rajesh Ganapathy

International Centre for Materials Science

Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research

Bengaluru 560 064

Dr Surajit Dhara

School of Physics

University of Hyderabad

Hyderabad 500 046

In view of the current Covid-19 pandemic while the physical event was small gathering with appropriate social distancing, Dr. Shekhar C. Mande, DG, CSIR & Secretary, DSIR (Department for Scientific & Industrial Research), Mr.  A. Chakraborty, Head, HRDG, andall CSIR labs and several others joined the event through various social media platforms.

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