Archive For The “Awards” Category

ISRO, IISc men get top national honour

BANGALORE: Four of the six Padma awards for Karnataka have gone to the field of science and technology, while one has gone to medicine and another to sports. Padma Bhushan Prof Padmanabhan Balaram (Science and Engineering) Director of IISc Bangalore He’s a well-known biochemist who received his Master’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, […]

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SASTRA-CNR Rao Award to be presented on February 28

The first SASTRA‐CNR Rao Award for Excellence in Chemistry and Materials Science will be awarded jointly to Mr Suresh Das, Director of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) National Institute for Inter‐Disciplinary Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram and Mr Sourav Pal, Director, CSIR‐National Chemical Laboratory, Pune. The award instituted by the SASTRA University here […]

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Indian Scientist Wins Top UN Award

An Indian‐origin scientist, who proved how cutting emissions of ‘black carbon’ or soot can significantly lessen the impact of climate change, has been selected for the UN’s top environmental award. Mr Veerabhadran Ramanathan of Scripps Institution of Oceanography in California is to receive the ‘Champions of the Earth Award’. Source: Indian Express

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ICCES Lifetime Achievement Medal

Prof B. Dattaguru, Professor (Retd) Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore has been chosen to receive the ICCES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL  for seminal contributions to damage tolerance methodologies, and education of generations of students in India. This Medal will be presented at the Award Banquet as well as at the Opening Ceremony of ICCES14, to be […]

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Antony to honour DRDO lab behind Agni-5 missile

A DRDO laboratory behind the successful design and development of the over 5,000 km‐range Agni‐5 ballistic missile system will be awarded by Defence Minister Mr A K Antony tomorrow for its contributions toward the country’s strategic projects. The Hyderabad‐based Advanced System Limited headed by distinguished scientist Dr V G Sekharan would be given the Performance […]

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RV College of Engineering students bag NASA award

BANGALORE: “Team Vyoma” of RV College of Engineering has taken flight with a breakthrough invention. It bagged the Nasa Systems Engineering Award this year, from among 75 teams, for designing and building a highly unconventional unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).  It participated in SAE AeroDesign West Competition held in California, US from April 12 to 14, […]

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Prez gives away Padma awards

President Mr Pranab Mukherjee felicitated several eminent personalities, including Karnataka’s internationally renowned expert on fluid dynamics Prof Roddam Narasimha, industrialist Mr Adi Godrej, Olympic medal winners Mr Yogeshwar Dutt and Mr Vijay Kumar, and actor Mr Nana Patekar. Prof Narasimha and famous painter Mr Sayed Haider Raza were conferred the prestigious Padma Vibhushan at an […]

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Padma Awards in Aeronautics/Aerosapce 2013

Padma Vibhushan Prof Roddam Narasimha, Science and Engineering, Karnataka Padma Bhushan Dr Apathukatha Sivathanu Pillai, Science, Engineering Delhi Dr Vijay Kumar Saraswat, Science and Engineering, Delhi Dr Ashoke Sen Science and Engineering Uttar Pradesh B N Suresh, Science and Engineering, Karnataka Source: http://zeenews.india.com

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Mr Muthunayagam, Dr Saraswat bag prestigious Aryabhata awards

Scientists Mr A E Muthunayagam and Dr Vijay Kumar Saraswat were selected for the prestigious Aryabhata award for the years 2010 and 2011, the Astronautical Society of India announced. Mr Muthunayagam is former Secretary, Department of Ocean Development, Government of India, and former director of Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre, Indian Space Research Organisation. He has […]

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