T. V. Ramakrishnan
|Tiruppattur Venkatachalamurti Ramakrishnan|
T. V. Ramakrishnan
August 14, 1941 |
Madras, Tamil Nadu, India
|Fields||Theoretical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics|
|Institutions||Banaras Hindu University
Indian Institute of Science
|Alma mater||Banaras Hindu University (B.Sc.)
Banaras Hindu University (M.Sc.)
Columbia University (Ph.D.)
|Doctoral advisor||Joaquin Mazdak Luttinger|
|Known for||Contributions to Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics and Statistical Mechanics|
|Notable awards||Trieste Science Prize (2005)
Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award (1983)
Tiruppattur Venkatachalamurti Ramakrishnan, FRS (born August 14, 1941) is an Indian theoretical physicist known for his contributions in condensed matter physics. He is at present DAE Homi Bhabha Professor of Physics at Benaras Hindu University. He was awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award in 1983 and the Padma Shri in 2001.
Tiruppattur Venkatachalamurti Ramakrishnan was born on August 14, 1941 in Madras, Tamil Nadu. He completed his B.Sc (Hons.) and M.Sc in Physics from Banaras Hindu University in 1959 and 1961. He then worked as a CSIR Research Fellow at Banaras Hindu University from 1961 to 1962. He later completed his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1966. He started his professional career as lecturer in the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He shifted to the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 1986 where he continued till 2003.
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- "Padma Awards Directory" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2011-07-05. Retrieved 2011-08-21.
- "Curriculum Vitae of T. V. Ramakrishnan". Retrieved 2011-08-21.
- "Phys. Rev. Lett. 42, 673 (1979): Scaling Theory of Localization: Absence of Quantum Diffusion in Two Dimensions".
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