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Dr. Ram Prakash, Associate Professor of the Department of Physics at IIT Jodhpur received the Year-2022 Jaidutt Saraswati Sodha PSSI Plasma Award

 

 

 Dr. Ram Prakash, Associate Professor of the Department of Physics at IIT Jodhpur received the Year-2022 Jaidutt Saraswati Sodha PSSI Plasma Award, which was bestowed to him by Prof. Bimla Buti, President Buti Foundation, in the 37th National Symposium on Plasma Science & Technology (Plasma-2022) held at IIT Jodhpur during 12-14 December 2022. Prof. Mahendra Singh Sodha, popularly known as Prof. M. S. Sodha, is an Indian physicist specializing in Plasma, Optics, and Energy. He was the former Vice Chancellor of Lucknow University, Devi Ahilya University as well as Barkatullah University and he instituted this award in the year 2021 for exemplary research work carried out in the area of plasma physics. This award is given to Indian Scientists annually, below the age of 50 years, who have made significant research contributions through publications in reputed journals in plasma physics (ranging from fundamental phenomena to novel applications, thermonuclear fusions, etc.). Dr. Ram Prakash has done significant contributions to low-temperature plasma applications particularly for clean air, water purity, environmental safety, and efficient energy systems. The unique aspects of his work are related to innovations that have involved the design, development, and translation of fundamental research into devices and systems that can be used in the field by the common man and industries.