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SERB-STAR Award to Prof. Sutirth Dey and Prof. R. Boomi Shankar

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Prof.  Sutirth Dey and Prof. R. Boomi Shankar are among those selected to receive the SERB-STAR award for 2021. A total of 19 researchers from research institutions across India have been selected for this Award for the year 2021

The Science and Technology Award for Research (STAR) is a prestigious award instituted by the Science and Engineering Research Board to recognise and reward outstanding performance of Principal Investigators (PIs) of SERB Projects. The Award includes a fellowship of Rs. 15,000 per month and a research grant of Rs. 10 lakh per year for a period of three years. 

Prof. Sutirth Dey's photo Dr. Boomi Shankar's photo
Prof. Sutirth Dey Prof. Boomi Shankar


Prof. Sutirth Dey's research on the evolution of dispersal in fruit flies and Prof. Boomi Shakar's research on new molecular and metal-organic ferroelectric materials have been recognised through this award. Read more about their work here and here

We congratulate Prof. Sutirth Dey and Prof. Boomi Shankar on this recognition and wish further success in future!