A Delhi University professor has bagged a Young Chemistry Scientist Award for contributions in the area of heterogeneous catalysis. Also Read - JEE Mains Exams 2021: Here are the Tips and Tricks That Can Help You Pass With Flying Colours | Watch Video

The annual ‘Dr Sistala Kameswari Young scientist award’, which is presented by the Catalysis Society of India, has been conferred upon Dr Aiyyemperumal Sakhtivel, Assistant Professor in DU’s Chemistry department, the varsity said in a statement here. Also Read - Looks Like NTA Has Another Test Called Joint Patience Exam: Delayed JEE Mains Result 2021 Sparks Meme Fest on Twitter

The award was given to Sakhtivel for research on heterogeneous catalysis, especially for the development of novel framework and non-framework composite materials, their application as catalysts and catalytic support, DU said. Also Read - CBSE & ICSE Board Exams 2021: Top 7 Things to do For Preparation |Watch Video

The 40-year-old teacher is a doctorate from IIT-Mumbai and has worked with several reputed research institutes such as IAMS Academia Sinica in Taiwan, Fritz Haber Institut der MPG in Germany and GIFU University in Japan before returning to India.

He has about 65 publications in international journals to his credit.

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