C.N.R Rao chosen for international honour for materials research

Eminent scientist, Bharat Ratna ‘Professor C.N.R Rao’ (first Asian) has chosen for the prestigious Von Hippel Award for his immense contribution in materials research. The award is the US-based Materials Research Society’s (MRS) highest honour. It recognizes, those qualities most prized by materials scientists and engineers - brilliance and originality of intellect, combined with vision that transcends the boundaries of conventional scientific disciplines. The award citation noted Mr. Rao’s immense work on novel functional materials, including nanomaterials, graphene and 2D materials, superconductivity, and colossal magnetoresistance. The award includes a cash prize, trophy, and a diploma, will be presented on 29th November in Boston.