Indian-born scientist, V.N. Mallikarjun Rao has been bestowed with the title of "distinguished scientist' by Dupont.
Rao who had joined the company in 1973, has 55 patents in different areas which contributed to the development of polymers, agrichemicals, flurochemicals and spandex fibres for which the company is now famous. In Dupont's 193-year history, Rao is the third person to be honoured in this way.
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