Bangalore, September 5 2017: Infosys co-founder N.R Narayana Murthy has been honoured with PLuS Alliance Prize – a prestigious honour that recognises Research Innovation, Education Innovation, Global Leadership and Global Innovation. Mumbai-born scientist Veena Sahajwalla was also among the recipients of the award.
The Prize of USD$50,000 was awarded in two categories; Education Innovation and Research Innovation. Both winners were recognised for the development and implementation of innovative solutions to significant global issues
Mr Murthy was presented the PLuS Alliance Prize for Global Leadership while Professor Sahajwalla was awarded the PLuS Alliance Prize for Research Innovation for her project ‘The new science of green manufacturing.’
The PLuS Alliance is a an international collaboration between Arizona State University, King’s College London, and UNSW Sydney. Launched in February 2016, it enables research-led solutions to global challenges while expanding access to world-class learning.