Bangalore: The Infosys Science Foundation (ISF) recognized the Infosys Prize 2022 winners for their outstanding contributions to research at a presentation ceremony held in Bengaluru. Awardees’ work on accessible health care and diagnostics, designing inclusive economic and social policies, better understanding of mental health, and how the Constitution protects democratic politics in India potential impact in the field of
Across categories such as Engineering and Computer Science, Humanities, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences, the winners were presented with a solid gold medal, a certificate and a prize of US$100,000 by the Chief Visiting Professor. Shafi Goldwasser, Turing Award Winner and Director of the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing.
Expressing her thoughts on the occasion, Chief Guest Professor Goldwasser said:science, mathematics, engineering
It is changing the world, connecting us globally, driving medical progress, improving energy use and infrastructure, and fundamentally expanding our understanding of space and the world around us. I am in awe of what the scientists of this country have brought to the world, and I respect and respect the true heroes of progress, the Infosys Science Foundation, both scientists and humanists. pay tribute to “
Emphasizing the importance of investing in science and research, Infosys Science Foundation President Chris Gopalakrishnan said: We are proud to recognize the achievements of our awardees. From exploring the frontiers of brain research and astronomy, to developing solutions for the urgent medical needs of the underserved, to justice in a rapidly changing world flooded by climate emergencies and pandemics. From examining the concept of , technology, academics. Their work is revolutionizing the science and research landscape in India while inspiring a new generation of researchers. “
The winners were selected by a panel of judges chaired by eminent academics. Akeel Bilgrami Professor (Columbia University) Humanities. Professor Mriganka Sur (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Life Sciences. Professor Chandrashekhar Khare (University of California, Los Angeles) Mathematical Sciences. Professor Shrinivas Kulkarni (California Institute of Technology) Physical Sciences. Kaushik Bass Professor of Social Sciences (Cornell University).