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Prof CS Seshadri wins Trieste science award

Prof CS Seshadri is the first Indian to win the award, jointly shared with professor J Palis of Brazil.

india Updated: Jul 18, 2006 20:56 IST

Professor CS Seshadri, director, Chennai Mathematical Institute has won the Trieste Science Award for Mathematics for the year 2006 in recognition of his pioneering work in the field of Algebraic geometry.

He is the first Indian to win the award, jointly shared with professor J Palis of Brazil, a release in Chennai on Tuesday said.

The award comprises a cash prize of $50,000 and will be presented at a special ceremony at the 10th general conference of the academy for the developing world in Brazil in September 2006, the release added.

Governed by the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World and funded by Illy Caffe, an Italian Coffee Chain, this award recognises outstanding scientific achievements made by researchers living and working in developing countries.