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Remembrances of Professor G. N. Ramachandran (1922-2001)

Ramakrishnan, C (2001) Remembrances of Professor G. N. Ramachandran (1922-2001). In: Current Science, 81 (8). pp. 1127-1128.

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Professor Gopalasamudram Narayana Iyer Ramachandran, more popularly known as GNR among his colleagues and students, passed away at Chennai (erstwhile Madras) on 7 April 2001. Born in 8 October 1922 at Ernakulam, a town in Kerala state (the southwestern tip of India), he received a master's degree in physics from Madras University in 1942. He joined Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and carried out research under the able guidance of Nobel Laureate Sir C. V. Raman. He obtained a D Sc degree from Madras University and later a Ph D from Cambridge University. He was on the faculty of the Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, until about 1952 when he moved to Madras University, where a major portion of his research in crystallography and biophysics was performed.

Item Type: Editorials/Short Communications
Publication: Current Science
Publisher: Indian Academy of Sciences
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Indian Academy of Sciences
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Molecular Biophysics Unit
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2008 11:13
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:50
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/16036

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