Infosys Prize 2020 Winners Felicitated in a Virtual Ceremony
Infosys Science Foundation announced the winners of the Infosys Prize 2020 on December 2, in a virtual ceremony. The prize consists of a pure gold medal, a citation and a purse of USD 100,000 and is awarded for stellar contributions in six fields: Engineering and Computer Science, Humanities, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences. Among the winners this year are: an economist who is finding solutions for economic inequality in the world, a computer scientist who is making our roads safer, and a biologist who has helped us comprehend how proteins, the fundamental building blocks of life, are made. The winners were felicitated by mathematician and Abel Prize winner Prof. Srinivasa Varadhan, in the presence of the trustees of the Infosys Science Foundation.