48 Notable alumni of
Indian Institute of Science

Indian Institute of Science is 913th in the world, 192nd in Asia, and 19th in India by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 48 notable alumni from Indian Institute of Science sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Sudha Murthy

    Sudha Murthy
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    authorcomputer scientistwriter
    Biography

    Sudha Murty is a Padma Shri awardee, Indian Engineering teacher, Kannada, Marathi and English author as well as a Social worker. She is also the Chairperson of the Infosys Foundation. She is married to the co-founder of Infosys, N. R. Narayana Murthy.

  2. A. S. Kiran Kumar

    A. S. Kiran Kumar
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    aerospace engineer
    Biography

    Aluru Seelin Kiran Kumar is an Indian space scientist and former chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation, having assumed office on 14 January 2015. He is credited with the development of key scientific instruments aboard the Chandrayaan-1 and Mangalyaan space crafts. In 2014, he was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award, for his contributions to the fields of science and technology. Kiran Kumar previously served as Director of Ahmedabad Space Applications Centre.

  3. Harish-Chandra

    Harish-Chandra
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1923-1983 (aged 60)
    Occupations
    mathematicianphysicistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Harish-Chandra FRS was an Indian American mathematician and physicist who did fundamental work in representation theory, especially harmonic analysis on semisimple Lie groups.

  4. Kailasavadivoo Sivan

    Kailasavadivoo Sivan
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Enrolled in Indian Institute of Science
    1980-1982 graduated with Master of Engineering in aerospace engineering
    Biography

    Kailasavadivoo Sivan is an Indian space scientist who is the current Secretary (Space) and ex-officio chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation and Space Commission. He has previously served as the Director of the Vikram Sarabhai Space Center and the Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre.

  5. H. G. Dattatreya

    H. G. Dattatreya
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Wing Commander Harihar Gundurao Dattatreya AE, popularly known as Dattanna, is an Indian actor who has appeared in more than 204 films and several plays. Alongside his career as an actor, he served in the Indian Air Force as a commissioned officer for over 20 years and also occupied academic positions with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). He is best known for his work in Kannada cinema, in which he appears in mostly supporting roles. In a film career of almost three decades, he has won two National Film Award – Special Jury Awards, one National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor and two Karnataka State Film Awards. He is known for his performances in Munnudi (2000), Bettada Jeeva (2011) and Bharath Stores (2012).

  6. Rajagopala Chidambaram

    Rajagopala Chidambaram
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1936-.. (age 86)
    Occupations
    engineermetallurgistnuclear physicist
    Biography

    Rajagopala Chidambaram is an Indian Physicist who is known for his integral role in India's nuclear weapons program; he coordinated test preparation for the Pokhran-I (1975) and Pokhran-II (1998).

  7. Ritu Karidhal

    Ritu Karidhal
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Occupations
    physicist
    Biography

    Dr. Ritu Karidhal Srivastava is an Indian scientist working with the Indian Space Research Organisation. She was a Deputy Operations Director to India's Mars orbital mission, Mangalyaan. She has been referred to as a "Rocket Woman" of India. She was born and brought up in Lucknow and is an aerospace engineer.

  8. V. K. Saraswat

    V. K. Saraswat
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    scientist
    Biography

    Vijay Kumar Saraswat is an Indian scientist who formerly served as the Director General of the Defence Research and Development Organisation and the Chief Scientific Advisor to the Indian Minister of Defence. He retired on 31 May 2013 and presently member of NITI Aayog i.e. Planning Commission of India and Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University.

  9. Roddam Narasimha

    Roddam Narasimha
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1933-2020 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    aerospace engineer
    Biography

    Roddam Narasimha was an Indian aerospace scientist and fluid dynamicist. He was a professor of Aerospace Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science (1962–1999), director of the National Aerospace Laboratories (1984–1993) and the chairman of the Engineering Mechanics Unit at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR, 2000–2014). He was the DST Year-of-Science Chair Professor at JNCASR and concurrently held the Pratt & Whitney Chair in Science and Engineering at the University of Hyderabad. Narasimha was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India's second-highest civilian award, in 2013.

  10. Shatavadhani Ganesh

    Shatavadhani Ganesh
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Shatavadhani R. Ganesh is a practitioner of the art of avadhana, a polyglot, an author in Sanskrit and Kannada and an extempore poet in multiple languages. He has performed more than 1300 avadhanas, in Kannada, Sanskrit, Telugu and Prakrit. He is known for extempore composition of poetry (āśukavita) during these performances, and even of chitrakavya. He is the only Śatāvadhāni from Karnataka. He once set a record by composing poetry for twenty-four hours continuously. From 30 November 2012 to 2 December 2012, he performed the first ever Shatavadhana entirely in Kannada. On 16 February 2014, in Bangalore, he performed his 1000th avadhāna.

  11. Agha Shahi

    Agha Shahi
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1920-2006 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Agha Shahi, NI, was a Pakistani career Foreign service officer who was the leading civilian figure in the military government of former President General Zia-ul-Haq from 1977 to 1982. A diplomat and technocrat by profession, he joined Foreign Services in 1951 and held important diplomatic assignments in the United States, China, and the United Nations. He served as the Foreign secretary— the leading bureaucratic position in Pakistan Government— in 1973 until 1977, after Zulfikar Ali Bhutto's government was dismissed (see Codename Fair Play).

  12. Anil Sahasrabudhe

    Anil Sahasrabudhe
    Occupations
    mechanical engineer
    Biography

    Dr. Anil Sahasrabudhe is the present chairman of All India Council for Technical Education.

  13. Veerabhadran Ramanathan

    Veerabhadran Ramanathan
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    meteorologist
    Biography

    Veerabhadran Ramanathan is Edward A. Frieman Endowed Presidential Chair in Climate Sustainability Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego. He has contributed to many areas of the atmospheric and climate sciences including developments to general circulation models, atmospheric chemistry, and radiative transfer. He has been a part of major projects such as the Indian Ocean Experiment (INDOEX) and the Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE), and is known for his contributions to the areas of climate physics, Climate Change and atmospheric aerosols research. He is now the Chair of Bending the Curve: Climate Change Solutions education project of University of California. He has received numerous awards, and is a member of the US National Academy of Sciences. He has spoken about the topic of global warming, and written that "the effect of greenhouse gases on global warming is, in my opinion, the most important environmental issue facing the world today."

  14. Sethuraman Panchanathan

    Sethuraman Panchanathan
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    scientistcomputer scientist
    Biography

    Sethuraman Panchanathan is an Indian-American computer scientist and academic administrator, and the 15th Director of National Science Foundation since June 2020. He previously served as the Executive Vice President, ASU Knowledge Enterprise Development and Chief Research and Innovation Officer at Arizona State University. He was also Director of the Center for Cognitive Ubiquitous Computing (CUbiC), Foundation Chair of Computing and Informatics at ASU and Professor in the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering (CIDSE), part of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

  15. Shekhar C. Mande

    Shekhar C. Mande
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    biologistcrystallographer
    Biography

    Shekhar C. Mande is a Structural and Computational Biologist. He did his M.Sc. in Physics from University of Nagpur. He holds Doctor of philosophy in Molecular Biophysics, from the Indian Institute of Science. Following his PhD, he joined Prof. Wim G. J. Hol as Post Doctoral Fellow at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen in the Netherlands. Since 2001, he was senior staff scientist at Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics. Between September 2011 and September 2018 He served as director at National Centre for Cell Science in Pune, India. Currently he serves as the Director General of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research -cum- Secretary, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Govt of India.

  16. S. K. Shivakumar

    S. K. Shivakumar
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1953-2019 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    engineerscientist
    Biography

    S. K. Shivakumar was an Indian scientist from Karnataka state who worked at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) centres. He was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India, in 2015.

  17. Saraju Mohanty

    Saraju Mohanty
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    computer scientist
    Biography

    Saraju Mohanty is an American professor of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and the director of the Smart Electronic Systems Laboratory, at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. Mohanty received a Glorious India Award - Rich and Famous NRIs of America in 2017 for his contributions to the discipline. Mohanty is a researcher in the areas of "consumer electronics for smart cities", "application-Specific things for efficient edge computing", and "methodologies for digital and mixed-signal hardware". He has made significant research contributions to security and IP protection of consumer electronic systems, hardware-assisted security and protection, high-level synthesis of digital signal processing hardware, and mixed-signal integrated circuit computer-aided design and electronic design automation. Mohanty has been the Editor-in-Chief (EiC) of the IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine since 2016. He has held the Chair of the IEEE Computer Society's Technical Committee on Very Large Scale Integration since September 2014. He holds 4 US patents in the areas of his research, and has published 220 research articles and 3 books.

  18. H. R. Nagendra

    H. R. Nagendra
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    mechanical engineer
    Biography

    H. R. Nagendra is an Indian mechanical engineer, Yoga therapist, academic, writer and the founder vice chancellor of Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, a deemed university located in Bengaluru. He is best known as the personal yoga consultant of Narendra Modi, the prime minister of India and is a recipient of Yoga Shri title from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. He has authored 35 books and over 100 research papers on Yoga. The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri, in 2016, for his contributions to society.

  19. Thalappil Pradeep

    Thalappil Pradeep
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    academicresearcher
    Biography

    Thalappil Pradeep is an institute professor and professor of chemistry in the Department of Chemistry at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras. He is also the Deepak Parekh Chair Professor. In 2020 he received the Padma Shri award for his distinguished work in the field of Science and Technology. He has received the Nikkei Asia Prize, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) prize (2018), and the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology in 2008 by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research.

  20. Katepalli R. Sreenivasan

    Katepalli R. Sreenivasan
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Enrolled in Indian Institute of Science
    In 1970 graduated with Master of Engineering in aerospace engineering
    In 1975 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy in aerospace engineering
    Occupations
    physicistengineer
    Biography

    Katepalli Raju Sreenivasan is an aerospace scientist, fluid dynamicist and applied physicist whose research includes physics and applied mathematics. He studies turbulence, nonlinear and statistical physics, astrophysical fluid mechanics, and cryogenic helium. He was the dean of engineering and executive vice provost for science and technology of New York University. Sreenivasan is also the Eugene Kleiner Professor for Innovation in Mechanical Engineering at New York University Tandon School of Engineering, and a professor of physics and mathematics professor at the New York University Graduate School of Arts and Science and Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences.

  21. Govindarajan Padmanabhan

    Govindarajan Padmanabhan
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1938-.. (age 84)
    Occupations
    biochemist
    Biography

    Govindarajan Padmanaban is an Indian biochemist and biotechnologist. He was the former director of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), and presently serves as honorary professor in the department of biochemistry at IISc and Chancellor of Central University of Tamil Nadu.

  22. Mirza Faizan

    Mirza Faizan
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Occupations
    computer scientist
    Biography

    Mirza Faizan is an Indian aerospace scientist who developed the Ground Reality Information Processing System.

  23. Raj Jain

    Raj Jain
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    computer scientistengineertechnology evangelistinventor
    Biography

    Raj Jain is a professor of Computer Science and Engineering in the Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

  24. Purnima Sinha

    Purnima Sinha
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1927-2015 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    physicist
    Biography

    Dr. Purnima Sinha was an Indian physicist and was one of the first Bengali women to receive a doctorate in physics. She did tremendous work in the field of x-ray crystallography of clay minerals. She was raised by a progressive family in a traditional era. She was able to further her education and led a life where she was able to pursue her passion of physics and engage in a artistic activities such as singing, painting, and writing.

  25. Ramesh Datla

    Ramesh Datla
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Ramesh Datla is an Indian Industrialist and Chairman of Elico Limited the first Analytical Instruments company in India established in 1960. He is also the Chairman of Elico Healthcare Services Ltd a leading player in the Healthcare IT & ITES Space. He is an active member of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and is the Chairman, CII National Committee on IPR, Immediate Past Chairman, CII National Committee on Water and Past Chairman, CII Southern Region and Past Chairperson, CII National Committee on Intellectual Property rights. He was also the past Chairman, CII National MSME Council. He has been actively associated with the industry chamber and held several advisory beneficial roles to the Government of India on behalf of the Industry. He represented India as a speaker in the OECD Conference - Tokyo, GTZ Conference - Berlin, Gulf Cooperation Council Meeting - Muscat, UKIBC Conference - Manchester, USIBC Conference - Washington DC and B20 Working Group for G20 Summit, France. He also led several delegations to United States, Europe, Mexico, Japan, South East Asia, China, Africa & CIS countries.

  26. Siva S. Banda

    Siva S. Banda
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Biography

    Siva Subrahmanyam Banda is an Indian-American aerospace engineer. He is Director of the Control Science Center of Excellence and Chief Scientist for the Aerospace Systems Directorate at the United States Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. He has taught at Wright State University, the University of Dayton, and the Air Force Institute of Technology.

  27. Manchanahalli Rangaswamy Satyanarayana Rao

    Manchanahalli Rangaswamy Satyanarayana Rao
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    biochemist
    Biography

    Manchanahalli Rangaswamy Satyanarayana Rao known by the abbreviation M. R. S. Rao, is an Indian scientist, born on 21 January 1948 at Mysore, India. He has been awarded the fourth highest civilian award Padma Shri in Science and Engineering category by the Government of India. He was the President of Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore, India (2003-2013)

  28. P. K. Kelkar

    P. K. Kelkar
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1909-1990 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Purushottam Kashinath Kelkar was an Indian scientist who is best remembered for being the founding director of the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, which was established in 1959. He was also involved in the planning process for the establishment of the Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai and served as its third director, for a period of 4 years. Kelkar was instrumental in securing USA's technical collaboration in the establishment of IIT Kanpur, by persuading the then USA ambassador, John Kenneth Galbraith to locate the fledgeling institution on the outskirts of Kanpur, in North India. The Government of India awarded him the civilian honour of Padma Bhushan in 1970.

  29. Michael Lobo

    Michael Lobo
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    authorhistorian
    Biography

    Michael Lobo is an Indian scientist, writer, and genealogist. He is the author of three self-published books on the Catholic community in Mangalore, India.

  30. Uma Chowdhry

    Uma Chowdhry
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    chemist
    Biography

    Uma Chowdhry is an American chemist whose career has been spent in research and management positions with E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. She has specialized in the science of ceramic materials, including catalysts, proton conductors, superconductors and ceramic packaging for microelectronics.

  31. Ganapathy Baskaran

    Ganapathy Baskaran
    Occupations
    physicist
    Biography

    Ganapathy Baskaran is an Indian theoretical physicist, known for his work on condensed matter physics and strongly correlated materials. Baskaran is an Emeritus Professor of physics at the Institute of Mathematical Sciences in Chennai, India and a Distinguished Research Chair at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Canada.

  32. Jagdish Chandra Kapur

    Jagdish Chandra Kapur
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1920-2010 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    ecologist
    Biography

    Jagdish Chandra Kapur was an Indian social scientist, entrepreneur and the founder of Kapur Surya Foundation and Kapur Solar Farms. He was also the Editor of World Affairs Journal, a publication aiming at and providing a platform for better interaction between the developed and the developing nations. The Government of India honoured him in 2010, with the Padma Bhushan, the third-highest civilian award, for his services to the fields of science and technology.

  33. K. Chidananda Gowda

    K. Chidananda Gowda
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    engineer
    Biography

    Prof. K. Chidananda Gowda is an Indian academic who served as the Vice-Chancellor of the Kuvempu University, which is located in the state of Karnataka, India. He is also the son-in-law of the Kannada Poet, Kuvempu, after whom the Kuvempu University is named. He has published many papers, mainly in the field of pattern recognition.

  34. Mulugeta Bekele

    Mulugeta Bekele
    Born in
    Ethiopia Flag Ethiopia
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    physicist
    Biography

    Mulugeta Bekele is an Ethiopian scientist and academic. He is an associate Professor Physics at Addis Ababa University (AAU), Ethiopia. He completed his PhD in Physics at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India in 1997. He has been awarded the Andrei Sakharov Prize by the American Physical Society (APS) "For tireless efforts in defense of human rights and freedom of expression and education anywhere in the world, and for inspiring students, colleagues and others to do the same." He is the president of Ethiopian Physical Society since October 1998 and an Associate Member of the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy since May 1999.

  35. Dipankar Chatterji

    Dipankar Chatterji
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Dipankar Chatterji is an Indian molecular biologist and the Honorary Professor at Molecular Biophysics Unit, Indian Institute of Science, a multidisciplinary research institute under the Department of Science and Technology of the Government of India. He is known for his pioneering research on bacterial transcription. He is a recipient of Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize and is an elected fellow of all the major Indian science academies. The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri, in 2016, for his contributions to science and engineering.

  36. Sundaraja Sitharama Iyengar

    Sundaraja Sitharama Iyengar
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    computer scientistengineer
    Biography

    Professor Sundaraja Sitharama Iyengar is a computer scientist and the Distinguished University Professor, Ryder Professor and Director of Computer Science at Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA. He also founded and directs the Robotics Research Laboratory at Louisiana State University (LSU). He has been a Visiting Professor or Scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Naval Research Laboratory, and has been awarded the Satish Dhawan Visiting Chaired Professorship at the Indian Institute of Science, the Homi Bhaba Visiting Chaired Professor (IGCAR), and a professorship at the University of Paris (Sorbonne).

  37. Sajal K. Das

    Sajal K. Das
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    computer scientistengineer
    Biography

    Dr. Sajal K. Das is currently a Professor of Computer Science and the Daniel St. Clair Endowed Chair at Missouri University of Science and Technology, where he was the Chair of Computer Science Department during 2013-2017. Prior to that he was a University Distinguished Scholar Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and the founding director of the Center for Research in Wireless Mobility and Networking (CReWMaN) at the University of Texas at Arilington. During 2008-2011 he served the US National Science Foundation as a Program Director in Computer Networks and Systems division of the CISE Directorate. During 1988-1999 he was a faculty at the University of North Texas. His research interests include wireless and sensor networks, mobile and pervasive computing, parallel and cloud computing, smart and connected communities (smart city, smart home, smaty grid, smart health, smart transportation, and smart agriculture), cyber-physical systems, Internet of Things (IoT), cyber-physical security, machine learning and data analytics, biological and social networking, applied graph theory and game theory. His research on wireless sensor networks and pervasive and mobile computing is widely recognized as pioneering. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.

  38. Samir Das

    Samir Das
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    computer scientistengineer
    Biography

    Samir R. Das is an Indian-American Stony Brook University professor who attended Jadavpur University and Indian Institute of Science. He was also associated with Indian Statistical Institute in Kolkata. He obtained his Ph.D. from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He was former faculty in University of Texas at San Antonio and University of Cincinnati where he conducted research in computer science particularly in wireless networking. As of 2017 his work Ad hoc on-demand distance vector was cited over 26,000+ times. Many of his research works are highly cited, giving him an h-index of 54.

  39. Rangachar Narayana Iyengar

    Rangachar Narayana Iyengar
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    civil engineerengineer
    Biography

    Rangachar Narayana Iyengar also known as RNI is a civil engineer from India. He was with the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore for about four decades. He has been the director of Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee (1994–2000). He is currently a Raja Ramanna Fellow, Editor of 'SADHANA' published by the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, and the Director for the Center for Ancient History and Culture (CAHC) at the Jain University, Bangalore. He also setup the Center for Disaster Mitigation (CDM) at the Jain University. Apart from his contributions to Engineering, he is also widely recognized for his work in History of Science.

  40. Dinakar Mashnu Salunke

    Dinakar Mashnu Salunke
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Occupations
    immunologist
    Biography

    Dinakar Mashnu Salunke is an immunologist and structural biologist Presently, he is the Director of International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology New Delhi. Earlier he was the Executive Director of newly established Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB), an institution jointly set up by Department of Biotechnology (India) and UNESCO at Faridabad. He is the recipient of Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology in the category of biological sciences (year 2000) and Fellow of all major science academies in India.

  41. Pisharoth Rama Pisharoty

    Pisharoth Rama Pisharoty
    Years
    1909-2002 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    physicistmeteorologist
    Biography

    Pisharoth Rama Pisharoty was an Indian physicist and meteorologist, and is considered to be the father of remote sensing in India.

  42. Sanjeev Das

    Sanjeev Das
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    scientist
    Biography

    Sanjeev Das is an Indian cancer biologist and a scientist at National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India. He is well regarded for his studies on tumor suppressor proteins. He is a recipient of the National Bioscience Award for Career Development of the Department of Biotechnology. The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, the apex agency of the Government of India for scientific research, awarded him the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology, one of the highest Indian science awards, for his contributions to biological sciences in 2017.

  43. Amiya Pujari

    Amiya Pujari
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1948-2003 (aged 55)
    Occupations
    computer scientist
    Biography

    Amiya Kumar Pujari was an Indian computer scientist and information technology pioneer and leader.

  44. Bhagavatula Dattaguru

    Bhagavatula Dattaguru
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Professor Bhagavatula Dattaguru is an Indian engineer and academic. He has received several awards, including the Padma Shri Award, India's fourth highest civilian honour in 2005 in the field of science and engineering.

  45. Chittaranjan Mitra

    Chittaranjan Mitra
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1926-2008 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    scientist
    Biography

    Chittaranjan Mitra, popularly known as CR Mitra and CRM, was an Indian scientist who is best remembered as the second Director of the Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani. He played a pivotal role in the transformation of the Institute from a local engineering college to a reputed university.

  46. Renuka Ravindran

    Renuka Ravindran
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    academicmathematician
    Biography

    Renuka Ravindran was the first woman to be the Dean of the Indian Institute of Science.

  47. Yogesh Shouche

    Yogesh Shouche
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    microbiologist
    Biography

    Yogesh S. Shouche is an Indian microbiologist. Currently, he is Principal Investigator of National Centre for Microbial Resource at the National Centre for Cell Science, Pune, India.

  48. Tamal Dey

    Tamal Dey
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    computer scientistmathematician
    Biography

    Tamal Krishna Dey is an Indian mathematician and computer scientist specializing in computational geometry and computational topology. He is a professor at Purdue University.