Chennai’s Raghavendra Ramachanderan has been awarded with the prestigious Grand Award for Chemistry for his project on ‘Visible Light Deoxygenation’ at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair. He also has been given the opportunity to attend the Nobel ceremony in Sweden as he has won Glenn T Seaborg Nobel Trip Prize.
Over 1,500 young scientists from 70 countries have been chosen this year through 446 affiliated fairs to compete in the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair. More than 400 finalists have been honored with awards for their innovative work. Each of the total 17 winners under the category of ‘Best of’ has got a $5,000 prize. A $1,000 grant also has been offered to each winner’s school & also to the associated fair they represent. The provider of this grant is the Intel Foundation.
Saral & Nishi Paliwal of New Delhi have acquired the third place in Grand Award in Microbiology, Kolkata’s Onkar Singh Gujaral has achieved the fourth place in Grand Award in Computer Science, Puttur’s Sindura Saraswathi has obtained the second award supported by Ashtavadhani Vidwan Ambati Subbaraya Chetty Foundation for Environmental Sciences, Ujjain’s Gargi Pare has bagged second award from the LANXESS Corporation in Chemistry.