National Research Professor & Honorary President & Linus Pauling Research Professor,Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
Prof. Rao is one of the world's foremost solid state and materials chemists. He has made prolific and sustained contributions to the development of the field over five decades.
Apart from being honored with Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan, Prof Roa is also conferred with Hughes Medal by the Royal Society in 2000, India Science Award (the first recipient) in 2004 and Dan David Prize in 2005, among others.
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