Dr. Narayan Pradhan2017 Young Nanoscientist India Winner Announced

The Nanotechnology Forum for Indian Scientists is delighted to announce Dr. Narayan Pradhan from Indian Association of Cultivation Science, Kolkata as the winner of the ‘Oxford Instruments Young Nanoscientist India Award 2017′.

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About the Forum

The Nanotechnology Forum for Indian Scientists has been formed to encourage and support novel work of young scientists conducting research in the field of nanotechnology. The Forum initiates programmes to enhance growth and acknowledge outstanding achievements in this field.

The focus of the forum is to:
•Promote research in Nano Science and Nano Technology 
•Motivate young Indian researchers in the field of nanotechnology
•Increase scientific exchange between India and United Kingdom

 

 

 

Forum Committee

The selection committee consists of five eminent professors.

Professor C.N.R. Rao – Honorary President, JNCASR

Prof. C.N.R. Rao (born on 30 June 1934, Bangalore, India) is

Professor A.K. Sood – IISC

Prof Sood has a Ph.D in Physics from the Indian Institute of

Professor A.K. Ganguli – Director INST

Prof Ganguli is a Director of the Institute of Nano Science

Professor K.N. Ganesh – Director IISER Pune

Prof Ganesh is a Director of IISER Pune and obtained his

Professor G. Sundararajan – IIT Madras

Prof. G. Sundararajan obtained his M.S and Ph.D from Ohio

Young Nanoscientist India Award 2017

The Young Nanoscientist India Award 2017, sponsored by Oxford Instruments, will recognise and encourage young scientists in India.

The Award will be presented biennially to a scientist, younger than 45* years of age, for outstanding research in the highest level in Nano Science and Nano Technology.

Nanotechnology Forum for Indian Scientist has a Committee comprising of 5 senior professors. This committee will select the winner from those candidates who have been nominated for the award.

The award will comprise of a commemorative certificate, a trophy, a cash prize of INR ₹200,000 and a unique opportunity to give invited lectures at selected foreign University.

(* Age would be considered as of 31st December 2016, which means you should be born on or after 1st January 1972.)

About the Award

Objective of the Award

To support and recognise the novel work of young Indian scientists conducting research in the fabrication and characterisation of nano materials and structures in physical or bio nanotechnology.

Research Area

The prize will be awarded for outstanding research in the fabrication and characterisation of nano materials and structures in physical or bio nanotechnology.

Eligibility

Candidates should be producing work in theory or research to a post-doctoral level (up to the age of 45). Nominations for individuals who are conducting work at an equivalent level who have not undertaken a PhD are also welcome. The work should be at least peer reviewed and preferably published.

Selection and Prize

The Nanotechnology Forum committee members will review all nominations and select the winner of the Young Nanoscientist India Award. The winner will receive a cash prize of INR ₹200,000, a trophy and a commemorative certificate. The Award will also include an invitation to present at an invited lecture in a foreign university to be agreed between Oxford Instruments and the winner.

Timetable

Opening date for nominations: 1st August 2016

 

Closing date for nominations: 31st December 2016

 

Notification of winner: February 2017

 

Award Ceremony: April 2017

 

Award Nomination

• Nominations: Nominations should be recommended by a recognised expert in the field of Nano Science and Nano Technology. Self nomination is not acceptable. Candidates can be of any nationality and research should have been predominantly conducted in an Indian Institute. Submission can be based on work conducted in work placement in last 5 years. Entrants must be lead author of work. Applicants can re-enter the same work for one term only.

Application process: Send the completed nomination form together with details of 2 referees to the Secretariat of Nanotechnology Forum for Indian Scientists by email to info@ntforum.in

Nomination Method : Nominations should be in writing using the appropriate nomination form. All references and papers should be in English language.

 

 

 

Nomination form

Nominations now are closed

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