Ram Prakash Bambah
Education and career
Bambah earned a bachelor's degree from Government College University, Lahore, and a master's degree from the University of the Punjab, Lahore. He then went to England for his doctoral studies, earning his Ph.D. in 1950 from St John's College, Cambridge under the supervision of Louis J. Mordell. Returning to India, he became a reader at Panjab University, Chandigarh, in 1952, and was promoted to professor there in 1957. Maintaining his position at Panjab University, he also held a position as professor at Ohio State University in the US from 1964 to 1969. He retired from Panjab University in 1993.
Awards and honours
He was elected to the Indian National Science Academy in 1955. In 1979 he was awarded the Srinivasa Ramanujan Medal, and in 1974 was elected to the Indian Academy of Sciences. In 1988 he received the Aryabhata Medal of the Indian National Science Academy and the Padma Bhushan award.
- Fellow profile, Indian Academy of Sciences, retrieved 2013-03-14.
- Fellow profile Archived 15 April 2013 at archive.today, Indian National Science Academy, retrieved 2013-03-14.
- Ram Prakash Bambah at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2015.