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AWARDS

28th Kamla Puri Sabharwal Memorial Award

Dr W SelvamurthyDr W Selvamurthy, Director, Defence Institute of Physiology & A1lied Sciences (DIPAS), and Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR), Delhi, delivered the prestigious 28th Kamla Puri Sabharwal Annual Memorial Lecture and received the award at the Lady Irwin College, New Delhi on 14 December 2001. The oration was on, Nutritional Requirements of Man in Extreme Environments. The function was presided over by Dr C Gopalan, Director, Nutritional Foundation of India. This oration award has been instituted by the Lady Irwin College, New Delhi with the assistance of Nutritional Foundation of India.

 

INAE Young Engineer Award 2001

BP PatelShri BP Patel, Sci D, Mechanical Engineering Faculty, Institute of Armament Technology (IAT), Pune, has been awARDEd the INAE (Indian National Academy of Engineering) Young Engineer Award 2001.

 

 

Best Oral Presentation Award

Dr Ujjwal Prakash, Sci D, Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL), Hyderabad, has won Best Oral Presentation Award in the Metal Science Category at the Annual Technical Meeting of the Indian Institute of Metals, Bhubaneshwar, during 18-21 November 2001.

SEM First Prize & Optical Metallography Second Prize

The Scanning Electron Microscopy Group of Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL), Hyderabad, has won SEM First Prize at the Annual Technical Meeting of Indian Institute of Metals, Bhubaneshwar, during 18-21 November 2001. DMRL also won Second Prize for Optical Metallography during the same meeting.

ILA-Dr CD Sharma Award 2001

Dr Mohinder Singh, Director, and Dr Rajeev Vij, Sci D, Defence Scientific Information & Documentation Centre {DESIDOC), Delhi, have been awARDEd the lLA-Dr CD Sharma Award 2001 for best written and presented paper entitled, Newspaper Clipping Services in the Digital World at the 47th All India Library Conference, at Kakatiya University, Warangal during 20-23 December 2001.

Best Poster Award

The paper entitled Alx Ga1-xAs/GaAs Structures for HEMTs: MBE Growth and TEM Characterisation by Shri DV Sridhara Rao, Dr K Muraleedharan, Shri R Balamuralikrishnan, (Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, Hyderabad); Shri T Srinivasan, Shri R Muralidharan and Shri RK Jain (Solid State Physics Laboratory, Delhi) has been adjudged the Best Poster by IEEE, India, (ED/MTT Chapter), at the 11th International Workshop on the Physics of Semiconductor Devices (IWPSD XI) held at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi during 11-15 December 2001.

Dr Vasundhara Memorial Lecture and Award

Dr Vasundhara Memorial Lecture and Award 2000 was presented to Dr Farhath Khanum, Shri KR Anilakumar, Shri KR Sudarshana Krishna, Dr KR Viswanathan and Dr K Santhanam, Biochemistry and Nutrition Division, Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL), Mysore, for their paper entitled, Anti-carcinogenic Effects of Curry Leaves in Dimethyl Hydrazine Treated Rats, published in Plant Foods for Human Nutrition.

Higher Qualifications Achieved

Shri Ghorpade Vishwas Govindrao, TO 'B' High Energy Materials Research Laboratory, (HEMRL), Pune, has been awARDEd PhD by the University of Pune for the thesis entitled, Use of Nuclear Techniques for Analysis Modification and Destruction of Composite Propellant Ingredients.