Prof V. Ramgopal Rao Honored With The Prestigious ACCS-CDAC Foundation Award

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With this recognition his work on semiconductor materials and MEMS has placed India on the global R&D map.

Prof V. Ramgopal Rao, director of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi has been conferred with the ACCS-CDAC Foundation Award for his outstanding contribution to Science and Technology. With this recognition his work on semiconductor materials and MEMS has placed India on the global R&D map.

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Milestones achieved
Prof Rao holds a B-Tech degree in Electronics and Instrumentation from Kakatiya University, Warangal followed by M.Tech in Microelectronics. He then pursued his higher education in Nanoelectronics from University of California. He also holds a Doctorate in Engineering (Nanoelectronics) from Universitat der BundeswehrMunich, Germany.

With a strong educational background in electronics, he then joined IIT, Bombay as a professor. He continued to impart his knowledge at IITB for 11 years after which to joined IIT Delhi and took over his role as the director of the prestigious institution.

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Awards and accolades
In the past, Prof Rao has also achieved some very prestigious awards like: 

  • Fellow, IEEE
  • JC Bose National Fellow
  • Prof. C.N.R. Rao Bangalore INDIA NANO Science Award
  • NASI-Reliance Platinum Jubilee Award for Application Oriented Research in Physical Sciences
  • Infosys Prize
  • Industrial Impact Award
  • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize
  • ‘Swarnajayanti Fellowship’ Award
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