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IIT Ropar professor wins NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Award 2017 for his contribution in Chemistry

IIT Ropar professor wins NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Award 2017 for his contribution in Chemistry

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Associate professor and head, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar, Dr. Rajendra Srivastava, bagged the prestigious NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Award 2017 for his contribution in the field of chemistry.


Associate professor and head, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar, Dr. Rajendra Srivastava, bagged the prestigious NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Award 2017 for his contribution in the field of chemistry.

Dr. Rajendra Srivasatava told a leading daily that he was chosen amongst 110 applicants from across the country. Dr. Rajednra Srivastava told that he is working to develop a new class of nanoporous materials or develop synthesis strategies to improve the physicochemical properties of existing materials. As a result, the synthesis and applications of microporous and mesoporous crystalline materials such as zeolites, metal oxides, polyaniline, hybrid organo-inorganic materials (metal organic framework), and carbon materials are being explored in his lab. Furthermore, he shared that his research area will have a far above the ground socio-economic impact on the national and global front and he hopes to address several challenges which are being faced by our society.

The NASI-Scopus Young Scientist of the year will receive A citation and a plaque and Cash prize of INR 75,000

The NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Awards were given in the following nine areas of Science, Technology and Medicine:

·         Agriculture

·         Biological sciences

·         Chemistry

·         Earth, Oceanographic and Environmental Studies

·         Engineering

·         Mathematics

·         Medicine

·         Physics

·         Social Sciences

About NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Awards

The Scopus Young Scientist Awards were launched by Elsevier in 2006 for the first time. It honours young researchers who are constructing their careers in academic research, helping them to get recognition for their work.


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