Prof CNR Rao receives Eni Award 2020 for renewable energy research
Bharat Ratna Professor C.N.R. Rao has received the International Eni Award 2020 for research into renewable energy sources and energy storage. It is also called the Energy Frontier award.
This is considered to be the Nobel Prize in Energy Research. The Energy Frontiers award has been conferred for his work on metal oxides, carbon nanotubes, and other materials and two-dimensional systems.
Professor Rao has been working on hydrogen energy as the only source of energy for the benefit of all mankind.
Ministry of Science and Technology in a statement said that the Eni Awards 2020 will be presented on 14 October 2021, during an official ceremony held at the Quirinal Palace in Rome.