Published On: Tue, Aug 14th, 2012

Dr. Srikumar Banerjee: Chancellor of Central University of Kashmir

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Dr. Srikumar Banerjee

Dr. Srikumar Banerjee, who is an internationally acclaimed scientist and Padma Shri award recipient, has been appointed as the first Chancellor of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK). President of India, Pranab Mukherjee has released orders of his appointment for a period of five years.

Eminent academician, Dr. Banerjee has worked as Director Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) Trombay and former Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission of India (AECI). Dr. Banerjee is a Metallurgical Engineer, retired as the Chairman Atomic Energy Commission of India and the Secretary of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE). He acclaims B.Tech with honours in Metallurgical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Kharagpur and subsequently obtained Ph.D from the same Institute. He has published more than 300 scientific papers in reputed international and national journals. Some of these publications are regarded as landmark contributions in the field of materials science.

Dr. Banerjee’s has been awarded with various awards including: Indian National Science Academy (INSA) Young Scientist Medal (1976), National Metallurgists’ Day Award (1981), Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Prize in Engineering Sciences (1989), Materials Research Society of India (MRSI) Medal (1990), G.D. Birla Gold Medal of The Indian Institute of Metals (1997), INSA Prize for Materials Science (2001), MRSI-Superconductivity and Materials Science Prize (2003), Indian Nuclear Society Award (2003).

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