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Bonding with chemistry

02 January 2013

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: “I’m still very much a student of chemistry,” says A. Ajayaghosh, CSIR-Outstanding Scientist at the National Institute of Interdisciplinary Sciences (NIIST), Pappanamcode, as he gets ready to take the flight to New Delhi to collect this year’s Infosys Prize for outstanding contribution to physical sciences. Dr. Ajayaghosh becomes the second Malayali (after Pune-based, city-native theoretical physicist-cosmologist Professor Thanu Padmanabhan) and the first scientist working in a Kerala-based institution to win the prestigious award instituted by the Infosys Science Foundation. The scientist and the other laureates of the Infosys Prize 2012 will be felicitated by Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Prime Minister of Norway and former Director-General of the World Health Organisation, today (January 3) at the Taj Palace Hotel in New Delhi…..

Read  more: http://www.thehindu.com/life-and-style/bonding-with-chemistry/article4265298.ece

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Written by csirindia

January 4, 2013 at 2:53 pm

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