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Chandrashekhar Khare Awarded Infosys Prize 2010

Chandrashekhar Khare

The Infosys Science Foundation named UCLA Mathematics Professor Chandrashekhar Khare the winner of the Infosys Prize 2010 in mathematical sciences. The prize recognizes outstanding contributions to scientific research that have impacted India across five categories: mathematical sciences, physical sciences, engineering and computer science, life sciences and social sciences. Established in February 2009, the annual prize is one of the largest in terms of prize money for any such honor in India and seeks to elevate the prestige of scientific research in India and to inspire young Indians to pursue a career in scientific research. The award ceremony will be held on January 6, 2011 in Mumbai, where Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India will present the awards to the winners.

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