Infosys Science Foundation Announces $100K Infosys Prize

Infosys Science Foundation Announces $100K Infosys Prize

The Infosys Prize celebrates the success of the recipients in science and research.

 

BENGALURU: Infosys Science Foundation (ISF) announced the winners of the Infosys Prize 2019 in six categories – Engineering and Computer Sciences, Humanities, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences. The Prize celebrates the success of the recipients in science and research by recognizing their achievements in each category. The prize for each category comprises a pure gold medal, a citation and a prize purse of $ 100,000 (or its equivalent in Rs.) this year.

Winners of the Infosys Prize 2019 in the six categories are:

Engineering and Computer Science – Sunita Sarawagi, Institute Chair Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay

Humanities – Manu V. Devadevan, Assistant Professor, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Mandi

Life Sciences – Manjula Reddy, Chief Scientist, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad

Mathematical Sciences – Siddhartha Mishra, Professor, Department of Mathematics, ETH Zurich

Physical Sciences – G. Mugesh, Professor, Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru