Archive for the ‘Nobel Laureates’ category

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

April 25th, 2010

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan – Born in 1952, at Chidambaram, Tamilnadu. After his schooling at Vadodara & Colleging at Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara, he moved to USA and obtained Ph.D. in Physics in 1976 at Ohio University. He was awarded Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine in 2007 and Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to him in the […]

Rajendra Kumar

April 25th, 2010

Rajendra Kumar Pachauri – Born on August 20, 1940 at Nainital and educated in Lucknow & Jamalpur. He started his career with Diesel Locomotive Work, Varanasi and had occupied various positions in India and abroad. Govt. of India conferred him with Padam Bhushan in 2001 and Padam Vibhushan in 2008. He shared Nobel Peace Prize […]

Sir Vidiadhar

April 25th, 2010

Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul – Born on August 17, 1932 at Chaguanas, Trinidad. He is a British novelist and essayist of Indo-Trinidadian decent. He is widely considered to be one of the master of modern English prose. He has been awarded numerous literary prizes including the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize (1958), the Somerset Maugham Award […]

Amartya Sen

April 25th, 2010

Amartya Sen – Born on November 3, 1933 at Shantiniketan, West Bengal. After schooling from Viswa Bharti University, he graduated from Presidency College, Kolkata. He acquired masters & doctorate from Trinity College, Cambridge. He became first Indian to head Oxbridge college. In 1998 Nobel Prize was conferred on him for his work on mathematical Solution […]

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

April 24th, 2010

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar – Born on October 19, 1910, in Lahore, Punjab (a Tamil by origin), died on Aug 2, 1995 at Chicago, United Sates. Recipient of National medal for Science 1966 and Padma Vibhushan in 1968, he served as Governor of Maharashtra. The Nobel Prize was awarded in 1983 for his work on ‚Äústructure & […]

Ronald-Ross

April 24th, 2010

Sir Ronald Ross – Born on May 13, 1857 in Himalayan valley at Almora and died on September 16, 1932. After his education in England, he joined the Indian Medical Services in 1881. He discovered malarial parasite in Anopheles. sp. of mosquito. Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to Sir Ronald Ross for his work […]