Rohini Pande (Social Sciences) Suman Chakraborthy (Engineering and Computer Sciences), Sudhir Krishnaswamy (Humanities) Mahesh Kakde (Mathematical Sciences) Vidita Vaidya (Life Sciences) and Nissim Kanekar at a photo session in Bangalore on Saturday Received an Infosys Award. January 7th. Photo credit: BHAGYA PRAKASH K.
The Infosys Science Foundation (ISF) on Friday recognized the Infosys Prize 2022 winners for their contributions to research.
Gold medals, certificates and cash prizes of US$100,000 were awarded by Turing Professor Shafi Goldwasser to the winners in categories such as Engineering and Computer Science, Humanities, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences. Simmons Institute for the Theory of Computing Award Winner and Director.
Medical and economic impact
IFS believes that the work of the awardees will contribute to the development of accessible health care and diagnostics, the design of comprehensive economic and social policies, a better understanding of mental health, and how the Constitution protects India’s democratic nation. said to have potential impact in the following areas:
“Science, mathematics and engineering are the knowledge and technologies that change the world, connect us globally, drive medical progress, improve energy use and infrastructure, and fundamentally expand our understanding of space and space. Professor Goldwasser said she was in awe of what Indian scientists have given the world.
Chris Gopalakrishnan, President of Infosys Science Foundation, said the winners’ research is inspiring a new generation of researchers and revolutionizing the science and research landscape in India.
“From exploring the frontiers of brain research and astronomy, to developing solutions to the urgent medical needs of underserved populations, to a rapidly changing world flooded by climate emergencies and pandemics. From examining the concept of justice in India, our awardees are engaged in cutting-edge research in science, technology and scholarship.Their work revolutionizes the science and research landscape in India while creating new It has inspired generations of researchers.”
6 division winners
Suman Chakraborty, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur — Engineering and Computer Science.
Sudhir Krishnaswamy, Vice Chancellor, National Law School, University of India, Bangalore — Humanities.
Vidita Vaidya, Professor and Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, Tata Institute for Basic Research, Mumbai, Life Sciences.
Mahesh Kakde, Professor of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore — Mathematical Sciences.
Nissim Kanekar, Professor, National Center for Radio Astronomy, Pune, Physical Sciences.
Rohini Pande, Henry J. Heinz II Professor of Economics and Director of the Yale Center for Economic Growth – Social Sciences.