Bhalchandra Udgaonkar

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Bhalchandra Udgaonkar
OccupationTheoretical particle physicist, Academic, Educationist
AwardsPadma Bhushan

Bhalchandra Madhav Udgaonkar is an Indian theoretical particle physicist, scientist, educationist and the co-editor of A Nuclear-Weapon-Free World: Desirable?, Feasible?.[1] His contributions have been reported in the development of Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE), Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar and Marathi Vidnyan Parishad (MaViPa). An alumnus of the Raja Shivaji Vidyalaya (erstwhile King George School),[2] he is a member of the Institute of Advanced Study, USA, a scientists' community,[3] and a former president of the Marathi Vidnyan Parishad.[4] He is the author of several books[5][6] and has contributed content to books written by others.[7][8] The Government of India awarded him the third highest civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan, in 1985, for his contributions to science and technology.[9]


  1. ^ "B. M. Udgaonkar Eminent Scientist & Educationist" (PDF). Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education. 2016. Retrieved May 2, 2016.
  2. ^ "Past Students who were honoured with 'Padma Puraskar'". Raja Shivaji Vidyalay. 2016. Retrieved May 3, 2016.
  3. ^ "Bhalchandra Madhav Udgaonkar on IAS". Institute of Advanced Study. 2016. Retrieved May 3, 2016.
  4. ^ "About MaViPa". Marathi Vidnyan Parishad. 2016. Retrieved May 3, 2016.
  5. ^ "Udgaonkar, B. M." WorldCat Identities. 2016. Retrieved May 3, 2016.
  6. ^ Olivier Coutard (4 January 2002). The Governance of Large Technical Systems. Routledge. pp. 261–. ISBN 978-1-134-64494-0.
  7. ^ Michael P. Fry; N. Patrick Keatinge; Joseph Rotblat (6 December 2012). Nuclear Non-Proliferation: and the Non-Proliferation Treaty. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 168–. ISBN 978-3-642-75105-9.
  8. ^ Joseph Rotblat; Sven Hellman (1994). A World at the Crossroads: New Conflicts, New Solutions : Annals of Pugwash 1993. World Scientific. pp. 34–. ISBN 978-981-02-2036-5.
  9. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 15, 2014. Retrieved January 3, 2016.