Publish Date: September 14, 2023

IIT Delhi’s Prof. Dipti Ranjan Sahoo Wins Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology 2022

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New Delhi: Prof. Dipti Ranjan Sahoo, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Delhi, has won the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar (SSB) Prize for Science and Technology 2022 in Engineering Sciences.

Prof. Sahoo’s pioneering work in the field of structural fuses, such as shear-yielding dampers, in the area of seismic design and mitigation of seismic effects on buildings and bridges won him the prestigious Science and Technology award.

The Prize is named after the founder Director of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) India, the late Dr (Sir) Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar.

The purpose of the award is to recognise outstanding Indian work in science and technology. The Prize is bestowed on a person who, in the opinion of CSIR, has made conspicuously important and outstanding contributions to human knowledge and progress – fundamental and applied – in the particular field of endeavour, which is his/her specialization.

SSB Prizes, each of the value of Rupees five lakh only are awarded in the following disciplines: Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth, Atmosphere Ocean and Planetary Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Medical Sciences and Physical Sciences.