US’ top Science award goes to Indian-American Professor Rakesh K Jain

Doctor_2668227fPresident Barack Obama will felicitate a 65-year-old Indian-American professor Rakesh K Jain at the Harvard Medical School with the US’ highest honours for achievement and leadership in advancing the fields of science and technology. Dr Rakesh K Jain, an IIT-Kanpur alumnus and professor of tumor biology at Massachusetts General Hospital in the Harvard Medical School, will receive the National Medal of Science at a White House ceremony early next year.

Jain is among the nine latest recipients of the National Medal of Science. Eight persons have been chosen for the latest National Medal of Technology and Innovation. The White House has announced the recipients of the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation, America’s highest honors for achievement and leadership in advancing the fields of science and technology. Read More

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