Dr. G S Vaitheeswaran, faculty in the Advanced Centre of Research in High Energy Materials (ACRHEM), University of Hyderabad (UoH) has been awarded the B.M. Birla Science Prize for the year 2012. This prize is given for notable work done by Indian Scientists in the field of Physics and Biology. 



Dr. Vaitheeswaran from UoH has been chosen for this award in the Physics category. The award comes with a prize money of Rs.1 lakh, and is offered to young Indian scientists for ‘outstanding original contributions’ in their respective fields. 

Dr. Vaitheeswaran who is a Ph.D., from Anna University, Chennai works in the areas of Solid State Theory, Computational Material Science, Lattice dynamics, High Pressure Studies etc.