Infosys Award

  • Infosys Prize 2013: The science and society debate February 10, 2014

    The Infosys Awards are in the 5th year. This year, these awards have been instituted to recognise excellence in the pure sciences and in the social sciences. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel if India is doing enough to bring its scientists back to the country. ...
  • Dr V Ramgopal Rao wins Infosys award for Engineering and Computer Science February 7, 2014

    Dr V Ramgopal Rao has invented a hand-held device that can sniff explosives. It's a sensor system to keep our buses and trains safe. And he has much more up his sleeves. Find out more with CNN-IBN correspondent Shoaib Ahmed. ...
  • Prof Nanyanjot Lahiri's works win her Infosys Award in humanities February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Monuments are not merely stones put together from the past - they are stories that have survived, waiting to be told. Delhi University Prof Nanyanjot Lahiri in marrying archaeology and history has won her the Infosys Award in Humanities - Archeology 2013. An exceptional scholar, she has dug...
  • Infosys award winner's 'revolutionary' molecular structure research January 5, 2013

    New Delhi: What gives desserts their texture? Or what makes paints durable? For Dr Ashish Lele, the answers lie at the microscopic level. At the National Chemical Laboratories, Pune, he has been exploring how molecular structures influence the properties of soft materials. "My work is in the area of soft material.....
  • India's top Chemistry expert creates magic with gels January 1, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Gardening is Dr Ajayaghosh's hobby, a getaway when he is not doing what he's best at which is working with molecules. The lab at CSIR has been Dr Ajayaghosh's passion, and today after years of rigorous research he on the verge of a breakthrough. "This is CSIR NIST, one...
  • Meet India's top game theorist: Dr Arunava Sen December 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Often in a market, buyers don't know the true value of a product, and sellers may not know how much a customer can really pay. So how does one trade in such a scenario? Dr Arunava Sen, economist and winner of Infosys Award 2012, may have some answers....
  • Nano-technologist wins Infosys science award January 12, 2011

    Small is beautiful, says nano-technologist Ashutosh Sharma. The things he builds under a microscope could one day give tiny cell phone batteries, a cure for cancer which is why he has been awarded the Infosys Science Prize for this year. "A nano-technologist has nothing to do with the Tata Nano. But...
  • Proud papa: PM's daughter wins Infosys award January 5, 2010

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was a proud father on Monday when his professor-daughter Upinder Singh was honoured with Infosys Prize for her outstanding contribution in the field of History. Amid elation over accomplishments of his daughter, the Prime Minister said the Government was laying impetus on encouraging research and...