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Subject: Admin:State Scientists Awards for the year 2002 and 2003 



Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560 012.


Prof. M.K. Surappa
Secretary


Dear Sir,

Sub : State Scientists Awards for the year 2002 and 2003


We are very happy to inform you that the Government of Karnataka has been honouring well known Scientists and Engineers in the State by way of giving awards. The awards are given in the name of Sir. M. Visvesvaraya, Sir. C. V. Raman every year since 1996. Prof. Satish Dhawan and Dr. Kalpana Chawla Awards are constituted from the year 2003.

Sir. M. Visvesvaraya award is given to senior scientists for their lifetime achievement for their contributions to science and technology. This award carries a cash prize of Rs.50,000/- (Rupees fifty thousand only), a memento and a citation. From the inception of the awards (1996) Sir C. V. Raman award is given to young scientists/ engineers for their outstanding achievements in ten fields. This award carries a cash prize of Rs.25,000/- (Rupees twenty five thousand only), a memento and a citation.

The Council is organising the awards presentation function on 28th October 2004 at 5.00 PM. The function is being held at J N Tata Auditorium, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Sri. N Dharam Singh, Hon'ble Chief Minister, Government of Karnataka and President of Karnataka State Council for Science & Technology have kindly consented to honour the awardees. Sri. Siddaramaiah, Hon'ble Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Finance, Excise, Planning, Statistics and Science & Technology, Government of Karnataka will preside over the function. Prof. Govardhan Mehta, Director Indian Institute of Science & Chairman Executive Committee, KSCST and Prof. Roddam Narasimha, Chairman, Engineering Mechanics Unit, Jawaharalal Nehru Centre, Jakkur, Bangalore will be the guest of honour.

The recipients of 2002 and 2003 state scientist awardees list is given below for your kind information.

We shall be thankful to you if you could grace the occassion.

With best wishes,
Yours Sincerely,

M.K.Surappa


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Sir M. Visvesvaraya Award - List of Recipients for the year 2002

Prof. B.V.Sreekantan
(Former Director, TIFR)
Visiting Professor
National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS)
Indian Institute of Science Campus
Bangalore 560 012

Prof. Amulya K N Reddy
Retired Professor, IISc.
and Former President
International Energy Initiative
# 7/12, Palace 2nd Cross Road
Bangalore 560 020


Sir C.V.Raman Award - List of Recipients for the year 2002

Aerospace Science
Dr. Chennu Ranganayakulu
Scientist - F
Aeronautical Development Agency
P.B.No.1718, Vimanapura Post
Bangalore 560 017

Life Science
Dr. Ram Rajasekharan
Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 560 012

Physical Science
Dr. Manjunatha Pattabi
Reader
Department of Material Science
Mangalore University
Mangalore 574 199

Chemical Science
Dr.Kallapa M. Hosamani
Reader
P.G. Department of Studies in Chemistry
Karnatak University
Dharwad

Earth Science
Dr.Sridevi Jade
Scientist
CSIR Centre for Mathematical Modeling & Computer Simulation (C-MMACS)
Wind Tunnel Road
Bangalore 560 037

Agriculture Science
Dr.Digambareppa Pandappa Biradar
Chief Agronomist & Head
Agriculture Research Station
University of Agricultural Sciences
Siraguppa, Bellary District

Medical Science
Dr.Shripad A.Patil
Additional Professor
Department of Neuro Microbiology
NIMHANS
Bangalore 560 029

Engineering Science (Jointly Awarded)
Dr. Jayant M Modak
Chairman
Department of Chemical Engineering
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 560 012

Engineering Science (Jointly Awarded)
Prof.T.G.Sitharam
Associate Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 560 012

Computer & Electronics Engineering
Dr.Subrata Kumar Datta
Microwave Tube Research & Development Centre
Defence Research & Devpt. Organisation
P.B.No.1310, Jalahalli Post
Bangalore 560 013

Mathematics
Dr.Pradeep G.Siddheswar
Reader, Department of Mathematics
Bangalore University
Central College Campus
Bangalore 560 001

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Sir M. Visvesvaraya, Sir C.V. Raman, Prof. Satish Dhawan and
Dr. Kalpana Chawla State Awards for the year 2003


Sir M. Visvesvaraya Senior Scientist State Award - 2003
List of Recipients
Prof. Narasimhaiengar Mukunda
Honorary Professor
Centre for Theoretical Studies
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 560 012

Dr.Vinay L Deshpande
Chief Executive Officer
ENCORE Software Limited
LEO Complex, No.44 & 45
Residency Cross Road
Bangalore 560 025

Prof.R.Dwarakinath
Former Vice Chancellor
University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore
# 143, 6th Main, 4th Block, Jayanagar
Bangalore 560 011


Sir C.V.Raman Young Scientists State Award - 2003

List of Recipients

Physical Science
Dr.S.Seetha
Space Astronomy & Instrumentation Division
ISRO Satellite Centre
Airport Road, Bangalore 17

Chemical Science
Dr.S.Umapathy
Associate Professor
Department of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Medical Science
Dr.Anura Vishwanath Kurpad
Dean, St.John's Medical College
Sarjapur Road, Bangalore

Life Science
Dr.Usha Vijayraghavan
Associate Professor
Dept. of Microbiology & Cell Biology
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 12

Mathematics
Dr.A.K.Nandakumaran
Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 12



Prof. Satish Dhawan Young Engineers State Award - 2003

List of Recipients

Aerospace Science
Dr.S.Gopalakrishnan
Associate Professor
Dept. of Aerospace Engineering
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 12

Engineering Science
Dr.P.P.Mujumdar
Associate Professor
Dept. of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 12

Earth Science
Dr.K.G.Ashamanjari
Reader in Geology
Dept. of Studies in Geology
Mysore University
Mysore

Computer & Electronic Engineering
Dr.Matthew T Jacob
Associate Professor
Supercomputer Education & Research Centre
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 12



Dr. Kalpana Chawla Young Women Scientist State Award : 2003

List of Recipients

Biotechnology
Dr.Bharathi P.Salimath
Professor of Biotechnology
Dept. of Applied Botany and Biotechnology
Mysore University
Mysore 570 006


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