Quasicrystals win Nobel Prize

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the year 2011 was awarded to Prof. Dan Shechtman for the discovery of quasicrystals (Click here for details). He happens to be the first metallurgist to be awarded the nobel prize. It is indeed a moment of pride for the whole metallurgical community. On this momentous occasion, the group congratulates Prof. Shechtman. The group also prepared a special video which was displayed during the Opening Ceremony of the 49th National Metallurgist's Day celebrations 2012, held in Hydrebad.