9th NASI-Scopus Young Scientists Awards


The NASI - Scopus Young Scientist Awards 2015, in its 9th year, received more than 630 applications across 9 subject disciplines from which 10 young scientists were awarded for their remarkable achievement.


Dr. R. Chidambaram (Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India & Chairman Scientific Advisory Committee to Cabinet) graced the event as the chief guest. Dr. Akhilesh Tyagi (President - National Academy of Sciences, India) presided over the ceremony.  Mr. Youngsuk Y.S. Chi (Chairman - Elsevier) & Mr. Kok Keng Lim (Managing Director - Research Solutions, APAC- A&G) were also joined on this occasion. 




Dr. Gnanavel Venkatesan, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Nainital

Dr. Swarup K. Parida, National Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi

Biological Sciences

Dr. Suvendra Nath Bhattacharyya, CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata


Dr. Subi Jacob George, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore

Earth, Oceanographic & Environmental Science

Dr. Tarun Gupta, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur


Dr. Subhransu Ranjan Samantaray, Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar


Dr. UK Anandavardhanan, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai


Dr. Rajnish Kumar Chaturvedi, CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow


Dr. G. V. Pavan Kumar, Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Pune

Social Sciences

Dr. Subharati Ghosh, Tata Institute of SociaI Sciences, Mumbai


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