The visit of Bharat Ratna Prof. C.N.R. Rao, FRS is scheduled at UPES campus during 25-27 March 2015. Prof. Rao will address UPES fraternity on the topics such as “Doing Science in India”and “Celebration of Science.”
Prof. Rao was born on June 30, 1934 in Bangalore. He is an author of over 1400 research papers and 41 books. Among the various medals, honours and awards received by him, mention must be made of the Marlow Medal of the Faraday Society (1967), Bhatnagar Prize (1968), Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship (1973), Padma Shri (1974), Centennial Foreign Fellowship of the American Chemical Society (1976), SN Bose Medal (1980), Royal Society of Chemistry (London) Medal (1981), Padma Vibhushan (1985), Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Society of Chemistry, London (1989) to name a few.