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Scopus Award 2017

 
NASI-Scopus Young
Scientist Awards 2017

The Scopus Young Scientist Awards were first launched by Elsevier in 2006. In 2009, India officially adopted the program within its scientific community through Elsevier's collaboration with NASI. The program honors young researchers who are building their careers in academic research, helping them gain recognition for their work. As of 2017, 101 winners across nine scientific disciplines have been announced.

The NASI – Scopus Young Scientist of the year will receive:

• A citation & a plaque
• Cash prize of INR 75,000

This year NASI Scopus Awards would support & align with national missions of Digital India, Healthy India and Clean India. If your research (both basic and applied) is empowering or can be a helpful technological tool for the above mentioned national missions, do not forget to mention it in your application as it can give your application an additional weightage.

Awards were given in the following 9 areas of Science, Technology & Medicine:
Agriculture
Biological sciences
Chemistry
Earth, Oceanographic & Environmental Studies
Engineering
Mathematics
Medicine
Physics
Social Sciences
Criteria for Application
An Indian citizen, residing and working in India
Have completed atleast PhD/MD or equivalent degree
Must be born on or after January 1st, 1977.

Application Process-

We would like to express our gratitude to the Indian scientific community for their immense support for NASI Scopus Awards in the year 2017. We received five hundred and fifty applications this year across 9 different subject categories.

About 550 applications were submitted for the 2017 NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Awards from researchers of premier academic institutions across India. Elsevier provided quantitative analyses from Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, and applications were judged by a panel of 32 subject experts from India's academic community on criteria as:

• Quality and number of publications

• Nature and uniqueness of research

• Outcomes of research

• Impact on society

• Vision of the researcher

Winners

Subject Category

Winners 

 

Agriculture                                    

Dr. Naveen Chandra Bisht,

 

Staff Scientist- IV,

 

NIPGR, New Delhi                                  

 

Biological sciences

Dr. Dhiraj Kumar

Group Leader 
ICGEB,

New Delhi

 
 
 
 

Chemistry

Dr. Rajendra Srivastava

 

 

Associate Professor,

 

Indian Institute of Technology,

Ropar

 

Earth, Oceanographic & Environmental Studies

Dr. Smitha V Thampi

 

 

Scientist SE,

 

Space Physics Laboratory

Vikram Sarabhai Space Center,

Kerala

 

Engineering

Dr. Saif Khan Mohammed

 

Associate Professor,

 

Indian Institute of Technology,

 

New Delhi

 

Mathematics

Dr. Anish Ghosh

 

 

Associate Professor,

 

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Centre,

Mumbai

 

Medicine

Dr. Dipyaman Ganguly

 

Senior Scientist & Ramanujan Fellow,

 

CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology,

Kolkata

 

Physics

Dr. Goutam Sheet

 

Assistant Professor,

 

IISER,

 

Mohali

 

Social Sciences

Dr. Hippu Salk KristleNathan

 

Assistant Professor,

 

National Institute of Advanced Studies

 

Bengaluru

 

 

The Award Ceremony was held on 31st  October 2017 in New Delhi. 
The venue details are mentioned below:

Date

31st October 2017, Tuesday

Venue

The Lalit

Barakhamba Avenue, Connaught Place, Near Modern School, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Duration

6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

 

Highlights Of 2017 Award Ceremony:

 

>>Download Winner's Brochure

Event Highlights - 2017

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