Bikramjit Basu named winner of Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award


Wiley author Bikramjit Basu, was awarded 2013’s Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar (SSB) Award The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology is awarded annually by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India, for outstanding research in subjects including the chemical sciences.

Dr Basu was honored for his work with encompassing theory and experiments to significantly enhance the understanding of in-vitro cell functionality modulation on engineered biomaterials using electric field simulation approach

Bikramjit Basu, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. His research interests include ceramic and polymer-based biocompatible materials, nanoceramics and nanoceramic composites, and tribology of advanced materials. Additionally, he has received the Coble Award of the American Ceramic Society in 2008 and was recognized by the Indian National Science Academy and the Indian National Academy of Engineering. Bikramjit Basu has co-authored several titles for Wiley-ACerS including: Tribology of Ceramics and Composites: Materials Science Perspective, Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications, and, Advanced Structural Ceramics.

You can read more about the prize and previous winners in Angewandte ChemieVolume 51, Issue 50.

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