Dr. VA Shiva Ayyadurai
Dr. VA Shiva Ayyadurai is a scientist-technologist, entrepreneur and educator. He is the inventor of email. In 1978, while a 14-year-old high school student he invented EMAIL, the world’s first email system, which was the full-scale emulation of the interoffice paper-based mail system, for which he was awarded the first US Copyright. He holds four degrees from MIT, is a Fulbright Scholar, Lemelson-MIT Awards Finalist and Westinghouse Science Talent Honors Award recipient.
Dr. P. M. Bhargava
Dr. P. M. Bhargava is widely regarded as one of India’s foremost scientists and is the architect of modern biology in India. He conceived the idea of establishing the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) and saw to it that it was built, equipped and staffed to uncompromising standards.
Samir K. Brahmachari
Samir K. Brahmachari is an Indian biophysicist and Director General of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) and Secretary, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Government of India.