KGP Grad Venkatesan elected Fellow of The Royal Society

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IIT Kharagpur Alumnus Prof. Venkatesan (1969/B.Sc/PH) was recently selected as a Fellow and Foreign Member of The Royal Society. Below is a message that was shared on IIT-Kharagpur Director V.K. Tewari's Facebook page upon the announcement:

IIT Kharagpur Alumnus Prof. Thirumalai Venkatesan (1969/ B.Sc/ PH) has newly joined the The Royal Society as Fellow and Foreign Member.
He has made major contributions to the development of Nanoscience in Singapore, where he directed the NUS Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Institute. He is also known for his invention of the Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD) process. He is the winner of the George E. Pake prize of the American Physical Society and is a Fellow of the American Physical and Materials Research Societies. Also, currently he is the Director of the Center for Quantum Research and Technology at The University of Oklahoma.
Warmest congratulations to Prof Venkatesan!!!
Your Alma Mater is very proud of you. Best wishes to bring more and more laurels for you and for your profession.

 

The IITKGP Foundation would like to extend their congratulations to Prof. Venkatesan on this monumental honor!                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 

Professor Thirumalai Venkatesan (1969/B.Sc./PH)                                                                                                               

 

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