Scientist CNR Rao awarded Ernesto Illy Trieste Science Prize

  • Renowned scientist and Chairman, Scientific Advisory Council to Prime Minister, C N R Rao has been awarded the Ernesto Illy Trieste Science Prize for 2011. The Award, carrying a cash prize of Rs one lakh Dollar, a medal and citation, was presented to Prof Rao.
  • The Award recognizes Prof Rao’s monumental contributions to the Chemistry of Materials for more than 50 years. The Scientist had recently received Firodia Lifetime Achievement award.