Devendra Lal

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Devendra Lal
Devendra Lal.jpg
Born (1929-02-14)14 February 1929
Varanasi, India
Died 1 December 2012(2012-12-01) (aged 83)
La Jolla, California, United States
Nationality India
Fields Geophysics
Institutions
Alma mater
Thesis  (1960)
Academic advisors Bernard Peters
Notable awards
Spouse Aruna Lal (née Damany)

Devendra Lal FRS (14 February 1929 – 1 December 2012) was an Indian geophysicist.

Life[edit]

He was born in Varanasi, India.[1] He graduated from Banaras Hindu University.[2] He graduated from Bombay University; his thesis was on cosmic ray physics; his thesis adviser was Bernard Peters.[3]

He was Director, of the Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad from 1972 to 1983.[4]

He was Visiting Professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, from 1989 to 2012.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ":: SCRIPPS OCEANOGRAPHY NEWS : : Obituary Notice: Devendra Lal: 1929-2012 ::". Scrippsnews.ucsd.edu. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  2. ^ ":: Scripps Institution Of Oceanography, Ucsd : :::". Sio.ucsd.edu. 2012-12-10. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  3. ^ "Devendra Lal (1929-2012)". www.geochemsoc.org. Geochemical Society. Retrieved 2015-09-10. 
  4. ^ "Geophysicist Devendra Lal Dead". India Journal. 2012-12-15. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  5. ^ "Devendra Lal, 1929-2012". The Meteoritical Society. 2012-10-21. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  6. ^ Special Correspondent (2012-12-08). "Geophysicist Devendra Lal passes away". The Hindu. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 

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