Shukla Receives Padma Shri Award
Dr. Jagadish Shukla, Professor and Director of the Climate Dynamics Program at George Mason University, was awarded the Padma Shri award by the President of India on April 4, 2012 at Rashtrapati Bhawan, the Presiden'ts house, in New Delhi. The prestigious award is conferred in recognition of Shukla's "exceptional and distinguished service in the field of Science and Engineering." The Padma Shri is awarded to recognize distinguished contributions in various spheres of activity including the Arts, Education, Industry, Literature, Science, Sports, Medicine, Social Service and Public Life. We congratulate Dr. Shukla on this high honor.