Millennium Science Forum

Young Nanoscientist India Award

4th Edition

NT Forum promoted by OXFORD Instruments INDIA announces the 4th NT Forum award registration wherein the various researchers and scientists are welcome to register themselves as a potential winner of the next “OXFORD Instruments Young NanoScientist India Award 2021”.

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About The Forum

The Nanotechnology Forum for Indian Scientists has been formed to encourage and support novel work of young scientists conducting research in the field of nanotechnology. The Forum initiates programmes to enhance growth and acknowledge outstanding achievements in this field.

The focus of the forum is to:

  • Promote research in Nano Science and Nano Technology 
  • Motivate young Indian researchers in the field of nanotechnology
  • Increase scientific exchange between India and United Kingdom

About The Award

Objective of the Award

To support and recognise the novel work of young Indian scientists conducting research in the fabrication and characterisation of nano materials and structures in physical or bio nanotechnology.

Research Area

The prize will be awarded for outstanding research in the fabrication and characterisation of nano materials and structures in physical or bio nanotechnology.

Eligibility

Candidates should be producing work in theory or research to a post-doctoral level (up to the age of 45). Nominations for individuals who are conducting work at an equivalent level who have not undertaken a PhD are also welcome. The work should be at least peer reviewed and preferably published.

Selection and Prize

The Nanotechnology Forum committee members will review all nominations and select the winner of the Young Nanoscientist India Award. The winner will receive a cash prize of INR ₹200,000, a trophy and a commemorative certificate. The Award will also include an invitation to present at an invited lecture in a foreign university to be agreed between Oxford Instruments and the winner.

Meet The Committee

The selection committee consists of five eminent professors.

Professor C.N.R. Rao

Honorary President - JNCASR

Chairperson, NTForum & Young Scientist Award

Professor A.K. Sood

Chair Professor - Department of Physics - IISc

Committee Member, NTForum & Young Scientist Award

Professor G. U. Kulkarni

President - JNCASR and Director In-charge - CeNS.

Convener, NTForum & Young Scientist Award

Professor K. N. Ganesh

Director - IISER, Tirupati

Committee Member, NTForum & Young Scientist Award

Professor V. Ramgopal Rao

Pillay Chair Professor in EE - IIT, Delhi

Committee Member, NTForum & Young Scientist Award

Timetable

January 2021 - Opening date for nominations
7th March 2021 - Closing date for nominations
March 2021 - Notification of winner
May 2021 - Award Ceremony

Nomination

To receive your 2023 nomination form please follow the link below

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