- US President Barack Obama on Tuesday chose four Indian-American scientists for the highest honour given by the US government to science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.
- The honour is recognition for keeping the US on the cutting edge with their innovations.
- The four are part of the list of 102 scientists and researchers who are recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).
- These scientists are ;
1.Pankaj Lal from Montclair State University,
2.Kaushik Chowdhury from Northeastern University,
3.Manish Arora from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and
4.Aradhna Tripati from University of California, Los Angeles.