• Mon. May 27th, 2024

Tezpur University faculty bags “Young Scientist/Innovator” Award

Assam Science, Technology and Environment Council (ASTEC), the organization that promotes research in the field of science, technology and environment in Assam has awarded Dr.


Moon Devi, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics, Tezpur University with “Young Scientist/Innovator”  for the year 2022.

ASTEC has also awarded Lifetime Achievement award to Kishori Mohan Pathak, noted a physicist and the founding Vice Chancellor of Tezpur University for his contribution to the field of Physics.

Dr. Devi’s research interests are in the fields of Neutrino Physics, Detector Simulation & Instrumentation and Machine learning-based data analysis of particle detectors for high-energy physics. She is the principal investigator (PI) of the NuAPP (Neutrino & Astro-Particle Physics) Laboratory at the Department of Physics, Tezpur University.

Her group is also currently involved in simulation, instrumentation and physics analysis for the Japan-based Hyper-Kamiokande Neutrino experiment, and the Gamma Ray Astronomy PeV EnergieS phase-3 (GRAPES-3) experiment of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research at Ooty.

Shambhu Nath Singh, Vice Chancellor of the University congratulated Dr. Devi for receiving the prestigious award. The Vice Chancellor expressed confidence that Dr. Devi will continue to contribute significantly to the scientific realm, pushing boundaries and driving advancements in her field.

Tezpur University Teachers’ Association (TUTA) also felicitated Dr Devi for bagging the Award.

The felicitation programme was attended by all the executive members of TUTA along with faculty members from the Department of Physics. President, TUTA, Debendra Chandra Baruah congratulated Dr Devi for winning the prestigious award and mentioned that her achievement is a proud moment for the University fraternity.

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