Just at the heels of QS BRICS Ranking, where Tezpur University improved its earlier position globally, a senior faculty member of the institution has brought a prestigious award to the University. Prof. Ashis K. Mukherjee, Dean, Research and Development, and Head and Coordinator of DBT Nodal Cell for Medical Colleges and Biomedical Research Institutes of NE India has won the prestigious ‘INSA (Indian National Science Academy) Teachers Award (2018)’ for his consistent and high level of teaching, and inspiring and mentoring students to take up careers in Science and Technology.
The award founded by INSA, New Delhi is one of the highest recognition for science and technology teachers in the country. This award will formally be conferred to Prof. Mukherjee in the Anniversary General Meeting of the Academy in December 2018.
It is worth mentioning that, in this year Prof. Mukherjee has also received Doctor of Science (D. Sc.) in Biotechnology from Calcutta University, Kolkata, Visitor’s Award for Research in Basic and Applied Sceinces-2018 from honorable President of India at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi, and Tata Innovation Fellowship (2017-18) by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.