IMO News Service
Aligarh: Professor M Mursaleen, Chairman, Department of Mathematics, Aligarh Muslim University, has been conferred with the ‘Most Outstanding Researcher Award’ for his contribution to Mathematics by the Union Minister of Human Resource Development (HRD), Mr Prakash Javadekar.
He received the honour during the ‘Careers360 Faculty Research Awards’ held at Teen Murti Bhawan, New Delhi. Prof Mursaleen was felicitated with 19 other researchers of 24 disciplines from among 254 entries.
He received a cash prize of Rs 50,000 with a citation as the award.
Prof Mursaleen was selected for the award on the basis of a composite score through evaluation of his academic output in SCOPUS indexed journals for the year 2015-17, citation count and h-index.
At least 20 renowned scientists and academicians including Prof R A Mashelkar and Prof Nirmalya Kumar were among the jury members.
The researchers were shortlisted on the basis of publicly available data of their research work in different areas like Engineering, Medicine, Science, Management, Economics, Mathematics and Environmental Science.
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