Hon. Prof. Goverdhan Mehta is a leading researcher in the area of Chemical Sciences and presently, a National Research Professor and Lilly-Jubilant Chair Professor at the University of Hyderabad. After helming University of Hyderabad as its Vice Chancellor, he served as the Director of IISc (Indian Institute of Science), Bangalore, for seven years. He remained attached with the Department of Organic Chemistry at IISc as a CSIR Bhatnagar Fellow.
Hon. Prof. Mehta is a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) and a Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He is also a Fellow of all the three Science Academies in India, along with the Third World Academy of Sciences. He was the President of Indian National Science Academy (INSA) as well. A recipient of the Padma Shri, Prof. Mehta has also been conferred with the "Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur" by the President of France.
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