BENGALURU: Indian Institute of Science (IISc) felicitated eight of its faculty members on Saturday for excellence in research in various fields. The annual awards have been instituted by the institute community for its faculty.
The Alumni Award for Excellence in Research for 2015 were given to Prof Vasudevan from the Department of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry and Prof Dipankar Chatterji from the Molecular Biophysics Unit (science); Prof Jayant R Haritsa from the Department of Computer Science and Automation and Prof Giridhar Madras from the Department of Chemical Engineering (engineering).
The Professor Rustum Choksi Award for Excellence in Research went to Prof Mrinal Kanti Ghosh from the Department of Mathematics and Prof B Ananthanarayan from the Centre for High Energy Physics.
The Professor Priti Shankar Teaching Award for Assistant Professors went to Dr Santanu Mukherjee from the Department of Organic Chemistry and Dr Aditya Kanade from the Department of Computer Science.