V. Kumaran (Chemical Engineering) bags Infosys Prize – 2016

V. Kumaran, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore is awarded The Infosys Prize 2016 in Engineering and Computer Science, for his seminal work in complex fluids and complex flows and especially in transition and turbulence in soft-walled tubes and channels. His work is of high practical utility in cardio-vascular and pulmonary health. His work, characterized by high quality applied mathematics and theoretical physics combined with innovative experiments and simulation, has been translated into innovative technologies for lab-on-a-chip devices for point-of-care diagnostics.