Venu Gopal Achanta Elected as a Member of International Committee for Weight and Measures (CIPM)

Prof. Venu Gopal Achanta, Director, CSIR-National Physical Laboratory (CSIR-NPL), New Delhi is appointed as a member of the prestigious International Committee for Weights and Measures (CIPM) at 27th General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) meeting during Nov. 15-18, 2022 at Paris, France.

International Committee for Weights and Measures (CIPM)

  • CIPM is a supreme international committee, which is responsible for the Development and Implementation of Weight and Measures globally.
  • Prof. Venu Gopal Achanta is among 18 members worldwide.
  • He becomes the 7th Indian to be on the prestigious international committee.
  • CGPM adopted 7 important resolutions including new SI prefixes Ronna (10²⁷), Quetta (10³⁰), Ronto (10-²⁷), and Quecto (10-³⁰). With this nomenclature, the mass of the electron (1 Quectogram) and the weight of the earth (1 Ronnagram).

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