Infosys co-founder Narayanamurthy honoured

05th September 2017
Infosys co-founder Narayanamurthy honoured

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.