Six scientists receive Infosys Prize 2020 for their research contributions towards empowering India

Six scientists receive Infosys Prize 2020 for their research contributions towards empowering India

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The Infosys Science Foundation (ISF) on Wednesday awarded the Infosys Prize 2020 to six prominent scientists and researchers for their contributions. 

Prof Hari Balakrishnan from Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Dr Prachi Deshpande from the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences (CSSS), Kolkata; Dr Rajan Sankaranarayanan from the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad; Prof Sourav Chatterjee from Stanford University; Prof Arindam Ghosh from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc); and Prof Raj Chetty from Harvard University were selected as the winners of Infosys Prize 2020. 

According to the foundation, the winners have been awarded with a pure gold medal, a citation and a prize purse of $100,000 for their research contributions under six categories including engineering and computer science, humanities, life sciences, mathematical sciences, physical sciences and social sciences .

“The trustees of the Infosys Science Foundation dream of an India where the poorest children can have reasonable access to nutrition, education, healthcare and shelter, and have confidence in a better future.
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