Dr Apurva Panjla, a former PhD student from the research group of Prof. Sandeep Verma, currently a postdoctoral fellow at Blavatnik Centre for Drug Discovery, Tel Aviv University, Israel, has bagged the 2023 IUPAC- Solvay International Award for Young Chemists for the Best Ph.D. Thesis


This is an outstanding recognition selected from ~60 nominees from over 27 countries. The IUPAC–Solvay Award Selection Committee consisted of several members of the IUPAC Bureau and a Senior Science Advisor from Solvay.


Dr. Apurva Panjla will receive a commemorative plaque and a cash prize as part of The IUPAC–Solvay Best Ph.D. Thesis Award and will be invited to present a poster at the 49th World Chemistry Congress (WCC), at the World Forum, The Hague, Netherlands (August 2023), and contribute a review article in Pure and Applied Chemistry.