Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar

Sir Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar OBE, FRS (21 February 1894 – 1 January 1955) was a well-known Indian scientist, a professor ofchemistry for over 19 years. He was the first director-general of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), and he is revered as the “father of research laboratories” He was also the first Chairman of the Read more about Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar[…]

Shankar Abaji Bhise

Dr. Shankar Abaji Bhise (29 April 1867 – 7 April 1935) was an Indian scientist. Bhise has to his credit 200 inventions, for about 40 of which he took patents. In 1910, Sir Ratan Tata set up the Tata-Bhise invention syndicate in order to finance Bhise’s inventions. Among his inventions were a washing compound and type-caster machines, Read more about Shankar Abaji Bhise[…]

Tapan Misra

Tapan Misra is an Indian scientist who is an incumbent director of Space Applications Centre, Indian Space Research Organisation and Physical Research Laboratory. Early life Tapan Misra was born in 1961 in Rayagada, Odisha. He studied Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering in 1984 from Jadavpur University, Kolkata as J C Bose National Talent Search (JBNSTS) Scholar. Read more about Tapan Misra[…]

Rajeshwari Chatterjee

Rajeshwari Chatterjee (24 January 1922 – 3 September 2010)was an Indian scientist and an academic. She was the first woman engineer from Karnataka.During her tenure at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, Chatterjee was a professor and later chairperson of the department of Electro-communication Engineering. Early life and education Chatterjee was born in 1922 Read more about Rajeshwari Chatterjee[…]

Vikram Sarabhai

Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai (12 August 1919 – 30 December 1971) was an Indian scientist and innovator widely regarded as the father of India’s space programme. Sarabhai received the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Medal in 1962. The nation honoured him awarding Padma Bhushan in 1966 and Padma Vibhushan (posthumously) in 1972. Personal life Son of Sheth Ambalal Sarabhai, he came Read more about Vikram Sarabhai[…]

Vasant Gowarikar

Vasant Ranchhod Gowarikar (25 March 1933 – 2 January 2015) was an Indian scientist. He was the chief of Indian Space Research Organization and also the scientific advisor to the Prime Minister of India in 1991–1993. Gowarikar made valuable contributions to the fields of space research, weather and population. He was well known for his monsoon Read more about Vasant Gowarikar[…]