Hearty Congratulations to Dr. Ajayaghosh!
Dr. A. Ajayaghosh, Outstanding Scientist, NIIST has won the annual award instituted by The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) in Chemistry. He shares the prize with Chung-Yuan MOU of National Taiwan University’s Department of Chemistry in Taipei, Taiwan, China. The award was announced on Monday at the 24th general meeting of TWAS at Buenos Aires in Argentina. Prof. Ajayaghosh has been recognised for his contribution to the understanding of the self-assembly of linear pi-systems to supramolecular architectures with diverse shape, size and properties, leading to a new class of soft functional materials. A communication received by Prof. Ajayaghosh from Bai Chunli, president, TWAS, said he would receive a cash award of USD 7500 and a medal which will be presented at the 25th General Meeting of TWAS in 2014.