Susanta Lahiri awarded Hevesy Medal Award [ Current Affairs ]


Professor Susanta Lahiri was received prestigious the Hevesy Medal Award 2015. His named was selected for the outstanding contributions in heavy ion induced radioisotope production, converter targets, tracer packet technique and green chemistry. Professor Susanta Lahiri is a Professor at Chemical Sciences Division at Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics in Kolkata and he is also research credited for co-creating super heavy chemical element Ununseptiumm which has atomic number 117.

  • Professor Susanta Lahiri is also a professor at Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai. Apart from Lahiri, Professor Kattesh V. Katti of the Centre for Radiological Research, University of Missouri, Columia were also awarded Hevesy Medal Award.
  • Hevesy Medal Award is an international award of excellence that honours scientist for their outstanding achievements in nuclear and radio chemistry.
  • Hevesy Medal Award was established in 1968 by Editor-in-Chief and the publishers of the Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry (JRNC).
  • In 1943, named after renowned chemical scientist George de Hevesy who was awarded Nobel Prize for Chemistry and presented by International Committee on Activation Analysis of the Modern Trends in Activation Analysis Conferences (ICAA-MTAA).

- Published on: April 20, 2015