ISF Timeline

ISF Timeline

  • 2021

    2021

    The PTTS Immersion Program goes virtual.

  • 2018

    2018

    ISF partners with The New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) for the Nutrition Challenge. Each member of the winning team receive a scholarship of five hundred thousand Rupees (INR 5,00,000).The winners and runners up present their solutions at the prize ceremony in Bangalore. Both teams visit ISRO, Sriharikota to witness rocket launch. Each member from both teams gains entry into The Junior Academy of the New York Academy of Sciences in Fall 2019.

    2018

    2012
  • 2016

    2016
    2016

    2016

    The PTTS Immersion Program goes virtual.

  • 2014

    2014

    The foundation establishes Gnanadeepa Teacher's Training Workshop for middle school mathematics and science teachers.

  • 2013

    2013

    On the 5th anniversary, the Prize purse increased from INR 50 lakhs to INR 55 lakhs. Announces a study on research careers in India.

  • 2012

    2012

    Humanities is added as a new category. Kaushik Basu is appointed Jury Chair for Social Sciences. Amartya Sen is appointed as Jury Chair for Humanities.

  • 2011

    2011

    Infosys Prize Lecture Series is established.

  • 2010

    2010

    Jury Chairs have their tenure extended to 5 years. Subra Suresh leaves to join the U.S. National Science Foundation as Director. Prof. Pradeep Khosla replaces him

  • 2009

    2012
    2009

    2009

    Infosys Science Foundation set up as trust. Six trustees. Corpus of INR 20 crore. Engineering & Computer Science, Physical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Life Sciences, Social Sciences are the categories. Government of India declares the prize purse tax exempt for winners in India. Jury Chairs for the categories include Prof. Amartya Sen, Prof. Inder Verma, Prof. Subra Suresh, Prof. Shrinivas Kulkarni, Prof. Srinivasa Varadhan.

  • 2008

    2008

    Infosys Prize is set up. Infosys and National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) award the first Infosys Mathematics Prize to Prof. Manindra Agarwal. Prize purse is increased from 10 to 50 lakh before the ceremony.

    2008

    2012