• MSU prof bags IIM’s award for contribution in academic, R&D In Vadodara
     August 28th, 2012     Kunal     Posted in Education In Gujarat, Gujarat in News

    MS UniversityA professor of M S University has bagged the Kishore Kumar Memorial Award for the year 2012 from the Baroda chapter of the Indian Institute of Metals (IIM).
    Dr Arun Pratap, professor of condensed matter physics, has received the Kishore Kumar Memorial Award 2012 for his contribution and achievement in the field of academic and research and development (R&D). Dr Pratap’s name was unanimously recommended by the IIM’s award committee for the award.

    Dr Pratap was handed over the award during IIM Baroda chapter’s Foundation Day Celebrations. He was felicitated and present with a gold plated plaque at the function.

    Besides being a teacher at the Department of Applied Physics at MSU’s Faculty of Technology and Engineering, Dr Pratap is member of the Council of Post Graduate Studies and Research (P G Council) and also chairman of the Baroda chapter of the Indian Physics Association (IPA).

    “I am obliged for being selected for the award which recognizes my work in the field of metallurgy in general and in Gujarat,” Dr Pratap, who has nearly 110 research papers including 70 published in international journals, told TOI.

    The Baroda chapter of IIM, which was formed 25 years back, hands over the Kishore Kumar Memorial Award annually in three categories – academic and R&D, professional and industrial fields. Kishore Kumar was former chairman of IIM’s Baroda chapter.