C.N.R. Rao awarded the first Sheikh Saud International Prize

Published on January 22, 2019
The first Sheikh Saud International Prize for Materials Research has been awarded to C.N.R. Rao.
C.N.R. Rao awarded the first Sheikh Saud International Prize
  • The award will be presented to Rao by Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi ruler of Ras Al Khaimah emirate during the International Workshop on Advanced Materials at Ras Al Khaimah on February 25.

About C.N.R. Rao:

  • Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao popularly known as C.N.R. Rao is an Indian scientist who has made significant contributions in material research.
  • He has authored over 1,600 research papers and 50 books.
  • His areas of research include transition metal oxides and other extended inorganic solids, metal-insulator transitions, nano-materials including nanotubes and graphene, artificial photosynthesis and hydrogen generation by photocatalysis and thermal means.
  • He has been honoured several national and international awards which include honorary fellowship of the 'Royal Society of Chemistry', London in 1989 and 'Chevalier de la L├ęgion d'honneur' from France in 2005.
  • He has also been conferred with 'Padma Shri' (1974), 'Padma Vibhushan' (1985) and 'Karnataka Ratna' (2001), Bharat Ratna(2014) among others.

Question:

Q. Who has been awarded the first Sheikh Saud International Prize for Materials Research?
a. C.N.R. Rao
b. C.P.R. Rao
c. C.T.R. Rao
d. C.G.R. Rao

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