1974 - BTech - Aerospace Engineering & 1978 - Ph.D - Aerospace Engineering Scientist, Structures Division @ National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore, India
Dr. Gangan Prathap is the Scientist-in-charge of the CSIR Centre for Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation, Bangalore. He has an exceptional academic record including the first rank in JEE 1969, and the President of India prize for the first rank in the B.Tech. degree programme of IIT Madras. In 1990, he was awarded the S S Bhatnagar Prize in Science and Technology. He has also won many other awards and honours in his career.
He has over 90 publications in international journals to his credit with many among them receiving numerous citations. In particular, he has contributed significantly to the areas of non-linear structural mechanics, and finite element modeling. He has also authored books and numerous technical reports.
He is a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences, and the Indian National Science Academy. He has been a Member in many professional societies and expert committees. He is also on the Editorial Boards of reputed international journals.
In recognition of the efforts, achievements and excellence in research of Dr. Gangan Pratap, IIT Madras and its alumni are proud to present him with this award.