G D Birla award for scientific research 2013: Physicist Prof. Rajesh Gopakumar
Physicist Prof. Rajesh Gopakumar (46) to be honoured with 23rd G D Birla award for scientific research for 2013. At present, Mr. Gopakumar working as a theoritical physicist at Harish Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad and has made important contributions on topics in quantum field theory and string theory.
About G D Birla award for scientific research
- Established: 1991 K K Birla Foundation to recognise significant scientific research undertaken by Indian scientists below the age of 50, working in India.
- Cash Prize: Rs. 1.5 lakh and a citation.