Roddam Narasimha

Jakkur, Bangalore 560 064, India
Phone: +91-80-22082789
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Academic Profile

Chairman of the Engineering Mechanics Unit, JNCASR and Director, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore. Educated at Bangalore and at the California Institute of Technology (PhD 1961). Held various positions at the Indian Institute of Science 1962-98, including Chairman, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Chairman, Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. Was Director, National Aerospace Laboratories 1984-93. Has been Clark B Millikan Professor at Caltech several times, Jawaharlal Nehru Professor at Cambridge, INSA Golden Jubilee Professor and ISRO K R Ramanathan Distinguished Professor at Bangalore. Fellow of the Royal Society, Foreign Associate of both the US National Academy of Engineering and the Academy of Sciences, and fellow of all the national academies of science and engineering in India. Member of the Space Commission, Consultative Group of Eminent Senior Scientists, Government of India, and of the Bureau of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. Padma Bhushan.

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