3 UoH students get Dr K V Rao Awards
Three students of UoH were presented with the K V Rao Scientific Society annual research awards- 2013. M Hanumantha Rao of the Advanced Centre for...
Three students of UoH were presented with the K V Rao Scientific Society annual research awards- 2013. M Hanumantha Rao of the Advanced Centre for Research in High Energy materials (ACRHEM) working under Dr K Muralidharan, Pidishety Shankar of the School of Physics working under Dr Nirmal K Viswanathan and Supratim Basak of the School of Chemistry working under Prof. Rajadurai Chandrasekar were given this honour at a function organised recently in Hyd, a release on Wednesday said. Prof. Ramakrishna Ramaswamy, VC, UoH was the Chief Guest and gave away the prizes, the release further said. While M Hanumantha Rao was the winner of Chemistry-trophy with Rs. 20,000 cash prize, Pidishety Shankar was the second runner-up in Physics-trophy with Rs. 10,000 cash award, and Supratim Basak was the first runner-up in Chemistry-trophy with Rs. 10,000 cash prize. Dr KV Rao Scientific Society was founded in 2001 by forming a corpus from the donations from friends and family of Dr Rao. Dr KV Rao retired as Superintendent Chemist, Geological Survey of India, the release added.