USA: Dr Jay Shetty Receives Research Excellence Award


For Daijiworld Media Network— USA (CN)

California, Jun 25: Dr Jayaram Shetty, vice-president of Genencor based in Palo Alto, California, has bagged the 2008 Research Excellence award, for his contribution to the development of new advanced technologies for bio-fuel production using agricultural raw materials.

Popularly known as Dr Jay Shetty, this native of village Kadangodu near Sooralu of Udupi district, was presented the award at an international biofuel conference held at Nashville, Tennessee. Previously, Dr Shetty has also been a recipient of the 2005 Top R&D 100 award during the ceremony held in Chicago in 2006.

‘Jay’s contributions to Genencor and to the industry have been truly outstanding, so I think it is very fitting that he received this award. Our hats off to him!’ said Glenn Nedwin, EVP, Technical Enzymes. Dr Shetty has also been exhorting the Indian government to invest in production of bio-fuel so that fuel becomes cheaper in India and help meet the nation’s energy needs.

Dr Shetty has worked on various aspects of enzymes biotechnology and holds more than 35 patents besides more than 30 research publications in reputed journals and books. He is an expert in carbohydrases, and other enzymes, besides being highly experienced in enzymology and related applications in the grain processing area.



The award presented to Dr Shetty this year was established by BBI International in 2000 to recognize individuals who make significant contributions to the fuel ethanol industry through research, technical advisory, and/or development activities. The award selection committee is made up of industry and academic scientists, and the nominees are usually an elite group of well-regarded candidates.

Dr Shetty completed his schooling from Sooralu and Cherkadi, following which he graduated in science from MGM College, Udupi and became a teacher in Kokkarne high school.  He then pursued his M Sc at Mysore university and PhD at CFTRI, Mysore. Dr Shetty  then did his post doctoral studies at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, with a scholarship.

He is the brother-in-law of K Balakrishna Hegde, A M Sons Tiles, Kokkarne, who is also the founder president of Udupi athletics sssociation.

  

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  • Dr. Jay shetty, cherkady,Kudkunje

    Wed, Jul 25 2012

    Congratulations to Dr. Jay Shetty for Research Excellence Award.

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  • RITESH G SHETTY, KENJOOR CHAKKERBETTU UDUPI

    Wed, Oct 22 2008

    Congratulation to Dr. Jayram Shetty on being received Research Excellence Award.You made all your relatives very proud... thanks

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  • Diwakar, Yekkar/Mumbai

    Sun, Aug 24 2008

    Congrats, Nice to see a mangalorean on the International Frame. I feel its a really a very good research which he is been doing and the hope the whole world will benefit from this. we are proud of you sir.

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  • Vijeth Shetty, Seethanadi/Mumbai/Auckland

    Fri, Aug 22 2008

    I never met Dr.Jay but heard about him from my mother. He made my family, all Mangloreans and India very proud. I am sure that solution for global oil crisis is not to far. Hats off to Dr. Jay.

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  • Kishore Hegde, Bangalore, India

    Mon, Jul 07 2008

    Congratulaions to Dr.Jay shetty for recieving research excellence award, we all are so happy to hear this and hope you receive many more awards like this coz you really deserve.

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  • Shantharam shetty, Brahamvar/Bangalore

    Mon, Jun 30 2008

    Congratulations for great achievement. And we wish him many more awards in future. I am proud to be as his brother son. He has made all of us proud.

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  • Dr.Hebri Satish Ballal, St.louis,Missouri

    Mon, Jun 30 2008

    Congratulations jayaramanna.What a wonderfull achievement.Hopefully Biofuels will help solve the energy crisis the whole world is facing. Keep up the great work. I am sure both India and US are proud of your contribution.

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  • Dr. Jay. K. Shetty, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA

    Sat, Jun 28 2008

    I would like to express my appreciation and thanks to all of you for your best wishes. As you know, I believe that the innovation leading to the development of novel technologies for providing renewable energy using home grown agricultural raw materials will make world ultimately more productive leading to higher quality life for ALL.I would also like to thank Daijiworld.com for providing this golden opportunity to connect with my friends and relatives.

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  • SURESH NAIK, SURATKAL

    Thu, Jun 26 2008

    congratulations for ur excelent reserch work done for the benefit of people living in whole world .as family member wish u all the best for ur future endeavors.from westcoast pharma mangalore

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  • Satish Shetty, Cherkady/Dubai

    Thu, Jun 26 2008

    Hearty Coongratulations to Dr Jay Shetty. I Still remember Our H.M Mr Manjayya Shetty (of Sharada High School Cherkady) proudly talking about Dr Shetty. Mr manjayya Shetty will be very proud of you as he is always proud of his students achieving excellence.

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  • shakin, Beloor, kundapur

    Thu, Jun 26 2008

    Congratulations on this outstanding achievement.

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  • Vinay Shetty, Kadangod / Balebbi / United Arab Emirates

    Fri, Jun 27 2008

    Congratulations to Dr. Jayarama Shetty for his outstanding achievement and winning BBC International Award of Excellence. I am proud to be his one of the family member. Wish you all the best in your future endeavors!

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  • Satish Shetty, Kurudunje/Mont Village, USA

    Thu, Jun 26 2008

    Dear Jayaramanna, Congratulations on this outstanding achievement. You made the entire nation proud!

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  • SHAILESH HEGDE, BRAHMAVAR-BAHAMAS

    Thu, Jun 26 2008

    CONGRATULATIONS DR.JAY. KNOWING YOU PERSONALLY, I CAN SAY THIS IS NOT THE FIRST AND THIS IS NOT THE LAST OF THE MANY AWARDS THAT YOU DESERVE.IT IS TIME THAT OUR INDIAN AND KARNATAKA GOVERNMENTS AND ORGANISATIONS IN INDIA RECOGNISE YOUR ACHEIEVEMENTS AND CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY YOU TO MAKE OUR COUNTRY PROUD. DR. SHAILESH HEGDE FREEPORT, BAHAMAS

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  • BARKUR DHARMARAJ SHETTY , MUMBAI-BARKUR

    Thu, Jun 26 2008

    DEAR K JAYANNA, MY HEARTY CONGRATS.YOUR DEDICATION TO RESEARCH HAS MADE US FEEL PROUD,ALL INDIANS IN GENERAL&ME IN PARTICULAR FEEL PROUD&,HAPPY.US IS A COUNTRY OF OPPORTUNITIES,YOU HAVE REALLY ENCASHED IT. YOUR PRESENT SUBJECT OF RESEARCH@ACIEVEMENTS ARE VERY VITAL SUBJECT FOR ALL COUNTRIES ESPECIALLY ENERGY CRISIS& SUGAR GROWING COUNTRY LIKE INDIA. I WILL NOT BE SURPRISED IF YOU WIN NOBEL LAURATE FOR YOUR VITAL RESEARCH APPLICATION TOUCHING POOR.

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  • Ravikumar, Byadgi

    Thu, Jun 26 2008

    Congratulations to Dr. Jay Shetty,we proud of u,u r took the indian name in to globale Biotech reserch level,its good Motivation for Biotech Reserch and Investors in INDIA

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  • Ravikumar, Byadgi

    Thu, Jun 26 2008

    Congratulations to Dr. Jay Shetty,we proud of u,u r took the indian name in to globale Biotech reserch level,its good Motivation for Biotech Reserch and Investors in INDIA

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  • Dr.Madhyastha H K, Hungarkatte/Japan

    Wed, Jun 25 2008

    Congratulations to Dr. Jayaram Shetty on being receiving Research Excellence Award 2008. You made kokarne proud. All the best for your future plans and endeavors

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  • Alfred J. Rebello, Kundapur/Dubai

    Wed, Jun 25 2008

    Yes, the achievements of Dr. Jay Shetty is applaudable. I congratulate him not just because of the award he received but for his invention, which may help to control the Global warming one day. Kudos to you Dr. Jay Shetty and continue doing the good work which may benefit the future generations to come.

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  • B.K.SHETTY, AROOR/JEDDAH

    Wed, Jun 25 2008

    CONGRATULATIONS TO DR JAYARAM SHETTY FOR RECIEVING RESEARCH EXCELLENCE AWARD. WE BOTH ARE FROM SAME SCHOOL & COLLEGE. BUT WHEN I JOINED SHARADA HIGHSCHOOL CHERKADY YOU FINISHED HIGHSCHOOL & WHEN I JOINED MGM YOU LEFT MGM.OUR HIGH SCHOOL H.M.MR.MANJAYYA SHETTY IS TO TELL ABOUT YOU ALWAYS. YOUR AWARDS MAKES US TO THINK ABOUT OUR PAST SCHOOL & COLEGE DAYS. WITH BEST REGARDS,

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  • Sachindra B Naik, Kannur,kudla -Kuwait

    Wed, Jun 25 2008

    congratualations,MrJay we Mangloreans feel very proud for your achievement that our homeland identity has grown all over the world.

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  • Charles D'Mello, Pangala

    Wed, Jun 25 2008

    Congratulations Mr. Jay Sheety, on your achievements & for Keeping the Dakshina Kannada Flag on top.

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  • PRAMOD VISHWANATH RAI (SHETTY), SAUDIARABIA/AL-HASSA

    Wed, Jun 25 2008

    Congratulation to Dr.Jayaram Shetty for receiving R E Award for 2008.Once again you have proved that Mangloreans are really a dreamear,and they achiev what ever they decide by their hard work.Wish you a good luck for future projects.

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  • B.Jayarama Somayaji, Brahmavar/Dubai

    Tue, Jun 24 2008

    Congratulations to Jayrama Shetty for his outstanding achievement and winning BBC International Award of Excellence. I am proud to be his classmate in MGM College, Udupi. I wish God's Blessings in his future endeavor. Jayrama Somayaji

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  • Sarvotham Shetty, Abu Dhabi - UAE

    Wed, Jun 25 2008

    Dear Dr.Jay Shetty, Hearty CONGRATULATIONS for receiving the "2008 Research Excellence Award".

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  • Austin Prabhu, Nanthur/Chicago

    Wed, Jun 25 2008

    Congratulations to Dr. Jay Shetty on being receiving Research Excellence Award. You made all Mangaloreans very proud in the land of opportunity - USA. Wish you all the best in your future endeavors!

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