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Three Indian-origin scientists known for their knowledge in genetics, computers and ecology have been elected fellows of the Royal Society, the world’s oldest scientific academy in continuous existence. They are among the 50 scientists and 10 foreign members who have been elected as fellows in this year’s announcement.

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Three Indian-origin Scientists

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Table of Contant shows Three Indian-origin scientists

Table of Contant shows Three Indian-origin scientists

India – origin Scientist

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Scientist

Recognition for

Krishna Chatterjee

Head of clinical Research facilities

Cambridge university

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Discoveries of genetic disorders of thyroid gland formation, regulation of hormone synthesis and hormone action. Which have advance fundamental knowledge of the thyroid axis

Subhash Khot

Theoretical computer scientist

New York University

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He has provided definition of the “Unique Games” problem. He has been credited for throwing insight into unresolved problems in the field of computational complexity.

Yadvinder Malhi

Ecosystem ecologist

Oxford University

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Advanced understanding the functioning of terrestrial ecosystems and its response to the pressures of global change, including climate change, degradation and loss of large animals.

About Royal Society:

  • The Royal Society is a self-governing fellowship society of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of

    • Science
    • Medicine
    • Engineering
  • Formation year: 1660
  • Headquarters: London, England
  • Comprises: President of Royal Society, Council of Royal Society and fellows of Royal Society
  • Current president: Venkatraman Ramakrishna
  • Fellowship: Eminent Scientists, Engineers and technologists

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- Published/Last Modified on: May 18, 2017

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