C. N. R. Rao

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C. N. R. Rao

Rao in December 2004
Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao

(1934-06-30) 30 June 1934 (age 89)
Alma materMysore University (BS)
Banaras Hindu University (MS)
Purdue University (PhD)
Known forSolid-state chemistry
Materials science
AwardsMarlow Medal (1967)
Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology (1969)
Hughes Medal (2000)
India Science Award (2004)
Dan David Prize (2005)
Legion of Honor (2005)
Abdus Salam Medal (2008)
Royal Medal (2009)
Padma Shri (1974)
Padma Vibhushan (1985)
Karnataka Ratna (2001)
Bharat Ratna (2014)
Order of Friendship (2009)
National Order of Scientific Merit (2012)
Order of the Rising Sun (2015)
Von Hippel Award (2017)
ENI award (2020)
Scientific career
InstitutionsIndian Space Research Organisation
IIT Kanpur
Indian Institute of Science
University of Oxford
University of Cambridge
University of California, Santa Barbara
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research

Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao, FNA, FASc, FRS, FTWAS, HonFRSC, MAE, HonFInstP[1][2] (born 30 June 1934), is an Indian chemist. He has worked mainly in solid-state and structural chemistry. He has written around 1,774 research publications and 56 books.[3] He seen as a scientist who had won all possible awards in his field except the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.[4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fellowship: Prof. Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao". Indian Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 12 February 2022.
  2. "The Royal Society: Chintamani Rao". The Royal Society. Retrieved 12 February 2022.
  3. "Indian Research Information Network System".
  4. Sathyamurthy, N.; Rao, C. N. R. (2019). "Face to Face with Professor C N R Rao". Resonance. 24 (7): 775–791. doi:10.1007/s12045-019-0840-2. S2CID 201041154.
  5. Pulakkat, Hari (2013-11-18). "Bharat Ratna nominee CNR Rao won all possible awards but the Nobel prize". The Economic Times. Retrieved 2020-03-03.