Prominent Indian-Australian scientist Professor Chennupati Jagadish AC PresAA FREng FTSE has been recognised for his exceptional contributions to science, technology and education.
The Australian National University Distinguished Professor and Australian Academy of Science President was one of 27 honourees to receive the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award for 2023. The award recognises the outstanding achievements of overseas Indians both in India and abroad.
Professor Jagadish and his family established the Chennupati and Vidya Jagadish endowment fund to support students and researchers from developing countries to visit Australian National University pursue collaborative research.
Professor Jagadish's research interests include compound semiconductor optoelectronics, nanotechnology, photovoltaics and materials science.