Sunil Kumar Singh, past member of the GEOTRACES Scientific Steering Committee, has been selected for the Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Award for the year 2016 in Earth, Atmosphere, Ocean ans Planetary Sciences.
The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) gives the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology to the scientists, who are not more than 45 years of age, for their outstanding contribution in i) Biological Sciences ii) Chemical Science iii) Earth, Atmosphere, Ocean and Planetary Sciences iv) Engineering Sciences v) Mathematical Sciences vi) Medical Sciences and vii) Physical Sciences. The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar (SSB) Prize is the most coveted national recognition for young scientists and engineers for their R&D work done in India. The Prize was instituted in 1957 in the honour of late Dr (Sir) Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar, an eminent scientist, founder Director and principal architect of CSIR. The SSB prizes are judged on the basis of research work done primarily in India during the last five years.
This years recipients of the SS Bhatnagar award are listed at the web site (http://ssbprize.gov.in).