GD Birla Award For Scientific Research

  • Professor Suman Chakraborty, a faculty member at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur has been selected for the 30th GD Birla Award for Scientific Research for his outstanding contribution to engineering science and its applications in developing technologies for affordable healthcare.
  • Instituted in 1991, the award is given by KK Birla Foundation.
  • The award recognises eminent Indian scientists below the age of 50 for their original and outstanding contributions to any branch of science or technology.