CNR Rao selected for 2017 Von Hippel Award

Posted on:25 Sep 2017 14:21:39
CNR Rao selected for 2017 Von Hippel Award
25 September 2017 Current Affairs: Eminent Scientist and Bharat Ratna Prof C.N.R. Rao awarded as 2017 Von Hippel Award, the highest international prize in materials research.

The award will be presented to Prof Rao for his interdisciplinary contributions to the development of novel functional materials, including nanomaterials graphene, superconductivity, 2D materials and colossal magnetoresistance at Boston.

He is an eminent scientist and world’s foremost solid state and materials chemists. He has worked mainly in solid-state and structural chemistry.

The award recognizes those qualities most prized by materials scientists and engineers brilliance and originality of intellect, combined with vision.

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