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Obama honours two South Asian science, math mentors
By IANS | Bharat Defence Kavach | Publish Date: 3/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Washington: An Indian-American and a Sri Lankan-origin scientist and teacher are among fourteen individuals and one organization named winners of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM).

Andhra University graduate Murty S. Kambhampati, a professor of biology at Southern University at New Orleans, and Sri Lankan origin Tilak Ratnanather, an associate professor in the biomedical engineering department of the Johns Hopkins University, Maryland will receive their awards at a White House ceremony later this year.

"These educators are helping to cultivate America s future scientists, engineers and mathematicians," President Barack Obama said announcing the names of the award winners Friday. "They open new worlds to their students, and give them the encouragement they need to learn, discover and innovate.

That s transforming those students futures, and our nation s future, too." The PAESMEM is awarded by the White House to individuals and organizations to recognize the crucial role that mentoring plays in the academic and personal development of students studying science and engineering-particularly those who belong to groups that are underrepresented in these fields. In addition to being honoured at the White House, recipients receive awards of

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