Dr. G S Vaitheeswaran, Assistant Professor in the Advanced Centre of Research in High Energy materials (ACRHEM) has been awarded the Department of Atomic Energy Young Achiever Award for the year 2012 towards his contribution in Solid State Physics. He has been selected for this award recognising his work on “High Pressure Study of Energetic Materials”. The award carries a Silver Medal and a citation.
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. He is the first person to get this award from University of Hyderabad.