Navigation Links
CNR Rao wins 2011 Ernesto Illy Trieste Science Prize
Date:11/21/2011

has also played a central role on many governmental agencies and committees in India, most notably chairing the prime minister's science advisory council since 2009.

In terms of scientific research, Rao has helped to shape the contours of materials science, lending his keen intelligence, deep insights and well-honed technical skills to a discipline that is now recognized as one of the pre-eminent fields of "science for development" in the 21st century. Broad applications of materials science have impacted and will undoubtedly continue to impact key aspects of society and the economy in both the developing and developed worlds ranging from improvements in communications and the generation and distribution of energy, to enhanced access to safe drinking water, to more precise delivery of pharmaceuticals for the treatment of disease.

In the 1970s and 1980s, Rao's ground-breaking research on non-organic transition metal oxides enhanced scientific understanding of high-temperature superconductivity. His novel research subsequently led to the identification of large-scale, electronic-phase separation in metal oxides and to the discovery of new routes for multiferroics.

He then turned his attention to the intricate interface between organic and inorganic hybrid materials. More recently, he has focused his attention on nanomaterials, exploring, for example, the liquid-liquid interface to generate nanocrystals and uncovering a simple method for separating semiconducting and metallic carbon nanotubes.

Rao's research has been consistently multi-dimensional in terms of both the broad range of materials he has explored and the wide-ranging techniques he has tapped to examine these materials. He has developed new and novel methods of synthesis and design, prepared and characterized a number of new classes of materials and nanostructures, and dissected the formation of complex structures.

His work has crossed the once distinct boundari
'/>"/>

Contact: Daniel Schaffer
schaffer@twas.org
39-040-224-0538
TWAS
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. BioSpace Spotlights Northwests Life Science Community
2. A New Mechanism for Tau Protein Pathology in Alzheimers Disease was Presented by Oligomerix, Inc. at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting
3. Kansas Bioscience Authority Announces FY11 Outcomes of $207 Million
4. Ambit Biosciences Names Michael A. Martino President and Chief Executive Officer
5. Fitzsimons Redevelopment Authority Rolls Out First Phase of Strategic Refocus With Appointment of Four Key Leaders in The Bioscience Industry to Its Board of Directors
6. Garage Start-ups Now Possible in Life Sciences Industry
7. Sangamo BioSciences Announces Presentation at the Lazard Capital Markets 8th Annual Healthcare Conference
8. Genomic Technologies: Market Insights for Life Science Suppliers
9. HUYA Bioscience International Builds Long-Term Relationship with Shenzhen Polytechnic School of Applied Chemistry and Biotechnology
10. "Tomorrows Health" TV Series Showing the Life Science Industrys Quest to Save and Improve Lives, to Air on Select NBC Stations
11. Regado Biosciences, Inc. Presents Positive Efficacy and Safety Substudy Data from the Phase 2b RADAR Trial for the REG1 Anticoagulation System at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) Symposium 2011
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/17/2014)... 2014  The In Silico Drug Discovery Conference today ... at the conference, which takes place at North Carolina ... 4, 2014. Researchers, students, drug developers, business development professionals, ... KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Ruben ... of Pharmacy Drug Discovery with Three Dimensional ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... JH Technologies announces the grand opening ... JH Technologies, a leader in sales and support of ... partnership with Leica Microsystems into the Southern California market. ... will be featured at the grand opening slated for ... is located within the JH Technologies office’s at 18025 ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... 2014 Hussey Copper , a leader ... antimicrobial copper, announces Gilmour Academy Ice Arena,s conversion of ... antimicrobial solid touch surface to help protect against bacteria.  ... surface that kills greater than 99.9% of MRSA, E-coli ... , Innovative ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... de septiembre de 2014  Cryoport, Inc. ... mundial de soluciones logísticas avanzadas criogénicas para ... vida, anunció hoy la contratación de Broekman ... sede en Rótterdam, Países Bajos, para proporcionar ... en rápido crecimiento. Según los términos del ...
Breaking Biology Technology:In Silico Drug Discovery Conference Announces Speakers and Topics 2In Silico Drug Discovery Conference Announces Speakers and Topics 3In Silico Drug Discovery Conference Announces Speakers and Topics 4In Silico Drug Discovery Conference Announces Speakers and Topics 5In Silico Drug Discovery Conference Announces Speakers and Topics 6In Silico Drug Discovery Conference Announces Speakers and Topics 7JH Technologies displays newest microscope imaging technology at Southern California showroom grand opening 2JH Technologies displays newest microscope imaging technology at Southern California showroom grand opening 3Innovative Gilmour Academy Ice Arena changes more than 200 fixtures to Hussey Copper's MD-Cu29 antimicrobial copper to help protect against bacteria 2Innovative Gilmour Academy Ice Arena changes more than 200 fixtures to Hussey Copper's MD-Cu29 antimicrobial copper to help protect against bacteria 3Cryoport contrata a Broekman Group para mejorar su apoyo operativo y logístico en Europa 2Cryoport contrata a Broekman Group para mejorar su apoyo operativo y logístico en Europa 3Cryoport contrata a Broekman Group para mejorar su apoyo operativo y logístico en Europa 4Cryoport contrata a Broekman Group para mejorar su apoyo operativo y logístico en Europa 5
... Spherix Incorporated (NASDAQ: SPEX ) – ... syndrome and atherosclerosis, and provider of technical and regulatory ... today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements ... stock and warrants to purchase shares of its common ...
... +49(0)69-2222-34066 France: +33(0)1-70-48-01-63 U.K.: +44(0)20-7660-0009 ... is 5634610; to view the webcast, log onto: ... March 13, 2012 - Annual press conference in Goettingen, Germany ... Germany April 24, 2012 - Publication of first-quarter ...
... A relatively fast, easy and inexpensive technique for ... self-assemble into one-, two- and even three-dimensional macroscopic ... researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE),s ... should enable more effective use of nanorods in ...
Cached Biology Technology:Spherix Announces Registered Direct Offering of $1.15 Million 2Spherix Announces Registered Direct Offering of $1.15 Million 3Preliminary Figures for 2011: Sartorius Grows at Double-Digit Rates and Boosts Operating Earnings by More Than 30% 2Self-assembling nanorods: Berkeley Lab researchers obtain 1-, 2- and 3-D nanorod arrays and networks 2Self-assembling nanorods: Berkeley Lab researchers obtain 1-, 2- and 3-D nanorod arrays and networks 3Self-assembling nanorods: Berkeley Lab researchers obtain 1-, 2- and 3-D nanorod arrays and networks 4
(Date:9/17/2014)... and their environmental impact recently scored a major win. ... on the bags, and Governor Jerry Brown is expected ... not yielding without a fight, according to an article ... newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society. , Alexander Tullo, ... campaign logged its first small victory in 1990 when ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... at IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute) and ... published a study in eLife showing that ... the evolution of new proteins, some of which could ... produce proteins from the instructions found in an RNA ... RNA containing information for the synthesis of proteins, meaning ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... the Catalan Institute of Oncology-Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute ... genes differentially expressed in normal accompanying cells in ... used to classify colorectal tumors, predict the evolution ... decisions to prevent relapses. , Biomarkers ... in our population considering both sexes. About 30,000 ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Parts of genome without a known function may play a key role in the birth of new proteins 2Five genes to predict colorectal cancer relapses 2
... outbreak of avian or "bird flu" lingers, health officials recognize ... the virus already have developed resistance to the current roster ... Diego scientists - with the help of resources at the ... - have isolated more than two dozen promising and novel ...
... University have found that quantum dot nanoparticles can penetrate ... into potential workplace concerns for healthcare workers or individuals ... research on potential biomedical applications of the tiny nanoparticles. ... different sizes, shapes and surface coatings do not penetrate ...
... German . , Metabolomics aims to determine the totality ... The exponents of bioinformatics analyzed data collected in the framework ... In each case, a subgroup of the animals was treated ... were quantitatively determined in a blood plasma sample of a ...
Cached Biology News:UC San Diego researchers identify potential new drug candidates to combat 'bird flu' 2UC San Diego researchers identify potential new drug candidates to combat 'bird flu' 3UC San Diego researchers identify potential new drug candidates to combat 'bird flu' 4Study shows quantum dots can penetrate skin through minor abrasions 2Healthy or diseased? 2
... This kit is designed for the ... large vector plasmids at any position (for ... included FRT-PGK-gb2-neo-FRT cassette is designed to allow ... eukaryotic cells. It combines a prokaryotic promoter ...
... Agencourt AMPure is a magnetic ... requires no sample transfer, centrifugation ... purifies small and large PCR ... 384-well microplates. Agencourt AMPure can ...
Kit includes your choice of reagents for labeling 3 x 10 9 cells and EasySep magnet....
Plasmid expressing PLAP reporter gene....
Biology Products: