Congratulations to Dr Kranthi Maniam for winning the prestigious “Innovative Student Project Award”

Dr Kranthi Maniam, DPRA in CEAS at the University of Manchester won Innovative Student Project Award
Dr Kranthi Maniam

Dr Kranthi Maniam a PDRA in Dr Stuart Holmes’ research group has been awarded the prestigious “Innovative Student Project Award” by the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) for his PhD project. The work was entitled “Development of Shape Controlled Palladium Structures as Electrocatalysts for Fuel Cell Applications”.

The Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), established in 1987, is a ‘Peer’ body of some of the most distinguished engineers in India and abroad. The salient objects of the Academy are to promote the advancement of and excellence in the practice of engineering and technology and the related science disciplines and their application to problems of national importance. The Academy also aims at presenting research and development activities in engineering at academic and professional forums in India and abroad. INAE encourages inventions, scientific investigations and research, and promotes their application for development of all sectors of the national economy.

The Academy instituted the Innovative Student Project Award to identify innovative and creative research projects undertaken by the students and scholars in the engineering institutions, and to give an early recognition and incentives to them. The Academy firmly believes that an early recognition of merit and talent is important which can mark the beginning of a brilliant career.

The award will be presented during the ceremony to be held during the Academy Annual Convention on December 12, 2014 at Birla Institute of Scientific Research, Jaipur, India.

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