Awards and Recognitions
The SNU Chennai faculty have got recognition for their academic leadership and rigour from various bodies and organisations. Some such notable external recognitions are listed below:
- Vice Chancellor of SNU Chennai. Prof SK Bhattacharyya has been recently elected as the Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences India (NASI) 2021. The National Academy of Sciences, India was founded in 1930, with the objectives to provide a national forum for the publication of research work carried out by Indian scientists and to provide opportunities for exchange of views among them. The Academy now has 1820 Members and 1856 Fellows from all parts of the country; including 17 Honorary Fellows and 106 Foreign Fellows from various disciplines of Science and Technology. The Academy is also recognized as the Professional Body of the DST and SIRO of the DSIR, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India.
- Dr Prita Nair has been nominated as Governing Council Member of the Institute of Smart Structures and Systems (ISSS) for a period of 3 years. ISSS is a Professional Society that helps to keep pace with the advances being made and gives impetus to the emerging Smart technology in India. The basic aim of this Society is to foster dedicated research among Indian scientists in this vital, state-of-the-art/cutting edge technology. This Society has access to infrastructure and scientific support of all DRDO, CSIR, DAE, DOS Laboratories, and Academic Institutions in various cities of the country.