Professor Thalappil Pradeep honoured with Eni Award
Professor Thalappil Pradeep of IIT Madras has received the prestigious 'Eni Award' for scientific research in energy and environment.
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The Eni Award was established in 2007 and is a globally recognized honour.
Professor Pradeep's research focuses on cost-effective and clean water solutions using advanced nanoscale materials.
His groundbreaking work led to the discovery of sustainable materials that remove toxic pollutants from water.
These water purification technologies benefit 1.3 million people in India every day.
The President of Italy will confer the Eni Award on Professor T. Pradeep.
About the Eni Award
They are awarded in three categories: Energy Transitions, Energy Frontiers and Advanced Environmental Solutions.
Yu Huang from the University of California (Los Angeles, USA) and Jeffrey R. Long from the University of California (Berkeley, USA) were awarded in the Energy Transition category.
Matthew Rosensky from the University of Liverpool (UK) received the award in the Energy Frontiers category.
The primary purpose of the Eni Award is to promote and recognize unprecedented progress in energy efficiency, renewable energy, decarbonization and environmental protection.
The purpose of this award is to inspire and support the work of young researchers in these important areas.
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