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Rao chosen for Sheikh Saud International Prize for Materials

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

and recipient of C N R has been chosen for the first Sheikh International Prize for Materials Research, given by the of the UAE.

The prize committee unanimously decided to award this to of the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre forAdvanced Scientific Research, JNCASR said in a statement.

It said, the award involves a plaque, a medal and a cash prize of USD 100000.

The award will be presented to during the International Workshop on in Ras Al Khaima,UAE, on February 25.

His Highness Sheikh will be presenting the award to Rao, the release added.

Rao is the Professor, Research and Honorary Presidentof Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research.

He was awarded the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award of in 2014.

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First Published: Sat, January 19 2019. 19:56 IST