Kanpur | Prof Yogesh M. Joshi, Department of Chemical Engineering at IITKanpur, has been chosen for the prestigious Academy excellence award of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
Director, IITKanpur, Prof Abhay Karandikar congratulated Prof Joshi on this feat. He said that this award is given to either a team or an academician of an institute for technology excellence of innovative nature related to defence Research & Development that may have a multiplier effect.
Prof Joshi works on flow behaviour (rheology) of soft materials that include colloidal dispersions and polymers.
Prof Joshi is a recipient of several prestigious awards and fellowships, including the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in Engineering Sciences, Department of Atomic Energy BRNS Young Scientist Research Award, National Academy of Sciences (NASI) – Scopus Young Scientist Award, Fellow of National Academy of Sciences. He is also on the editorial boards of reputed scientific journals.
By EP Web Desk