Indian Origin Scientists Elected Fellows of UK Royal Society

Posted on:08 May 2017 10:24:27
Indian Origin Scientists Elected Fellows of UK Royal Society
08 May 2017 Current Affairs:

  • Three Indian Scientists Krishna Chatterjee, Subhash Khot, Yadvinder Malhi elected as the Fellows of The Royal Society, a premier scientific academy of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth, for their outstanding contributions to science.

  • The Royal Society is a self-governing fellowship society of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, medicine and engineering.

  • Krishna Chatterjee from Cambridge University recognised for discoveries of genetic disorders of thyroid gland formation.

  • Subhash Khot from New York University is a theoretical computer scientist who is known for his definition of the “Unique Games” problem.

  • Yadvinder Malhi from Oxford University is an ecosystem ecologist who is recognised for his works on understanding the functioning of a terrestrial ecosystem.


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