April 28, 2012

A.P.J Abdul Kalam

Full name of A.P.J Abdul Kalam is Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam. Dr. Kalam is described as “200 percent Indian”and has done the country proud on many fronts. Dr.

September 27, 2014

Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar

Sir Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar (1894-1954) was the Founder -Director of CSIR and first Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC). Bhatnagar is known as Father of Indian Research Laboratories,

December 23, 2014

Jagadish Chandra Bose (1858-1937)

India’s Sir J.C. Bose was one of the greatest interdisciplinary scientists. Sir Nevill Mott, Nobel Laureate in 1977, had remarked about him that he was at least 60 years

December 23, 2014

Yellapragada Subbarao

Dr. Yellapragada Subbarao (1895-1948) was from the West Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh. With a LMS Certificate from the Madras Medical College, he went to the US and got

December 23, 2014

G.N. Ramachandran

G.N. Ramachandran (1922-2001) is best known for the “Ramachandran plot” in health sciences. Apart from playing several important roles in our body, the proteins are also used in therapeutics. However, what

December 23, 2014

Dr. Subhas Mukherjee

Dr. Subhas Mukherjee / Subhash Mokhopadhyaya (1931-1981) was a scientist  on whose life, the award winning movie “Ek doctor ki maut” was based. On 25 July 1978, the world’s

December 23, 2014

Shambhu Nath De

Dr. Shambhu Nath De (1915-1985) was a medical scientist of India best known for is unparalleled role in the fight with Cholera.  Cholera is a dreaded bacterial disease. The causative

December 23, 2014

Dr. Ashoke Sen

In 2012, India’s Dr. Ashoke Sen (Born 1956) became a millionaire overnight when he won the $3m (£1.9m) Fundamental Physics Prize, the world’s most lucrative academic award. He is a

December 23, 2014

Srinivasa Ramanujan

Srinivasa Ramanujan was born on 22nd December, 1887 in Erode district of Tamil Nadu. He was considered as doyen of number theory, infinite series, mathematical analysis, and making formulas

December 23, 2014

C.V. Raman

Sir C.V. Raman (1888-1970) is known to have placed India on the world Science map. He was the first person from Asia to be awarded a Nobel Prize in

December 23, 2014

Homi Jehangir Bhabha

The name of Homi Jehangir Bhabha (1909-1966)  is associated with Bhabha Scattering, which involves relativistic exchange scattering of electrons and Bhabha-Heitler theory, dealing with production of electron and positron showers

December 23, 2014

Vikram Sarabhai

Dr. Vikram Sarabhai (1919-70) is known as father of Indian Space Programme.The precursor to the current ISRO, Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) was set up in 1962

December 23, 2014

Satyendranath Bose

Satyendranath Bose (1894-1974) was an Indian Physicist best known for his role in particle Physics. He was  born in Calcutta; he was the eldest of the 7 children of

December 23, 2014

P. C. Mahalanobis

Prasantha Chandra Mahalanobis or P. C. Mahalanobis  (1893-1972) was the first Indian statistician to receive world recognition. In 1933, Mahalanobis founded the first Indian statistical journal Sankhya, along the lines