Wiley author Bikramjit Basu was awarded 2013’s Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar (SSB) Award. The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology is awarded annually to 8 scientists by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India for outstanding research in subjects including the chemical sciences.
Dr. Basu was honored for his work with encompassing theory and experiments to significantly enhance the understanding of in-vitro cell functionality modulation on engineered biomaterials using electric field simulation approach.
Bikramjit Basu, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. His research interests include ceramic and polymer-based biocompatible materials, nanoceramics and nanoceramic composites, and tribology of advanced materials. In 2008, he received the Coble Award of the American Ceramic Society and was also recognized by the Indian National Science Academy and the Indian National Academy of Engineering. Bikramjit Basu has co-authored several titles for Wiley-ACerS including: Tribology of Ceramics and Composites: Materials Science Perspective, Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications, and Advanced Structural Ceramics.
You can view previous winners in Angewandte Chemie, Volume 51, Issue 50.
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