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Kirti Prakash Tewari

Kirti Prakash Tewari, Indian biophysicist. Achievements include development of new computational technique for finding in vivo arterial health; co-development of a new photoelectric technique for estimating plasma (blood) coagulation time; co-observations on vesiculation and membrane redistribution processes in squid giant axon due to injury, mechanical and thermal stresses; research on Ca-channels in the cerebrovascular system.

Background

  • Tewari, Kirti Prakash was born on June 20, 1943 in Mirzapur, India. Came to the United States, 1987. Son of Sri Bhagwati Dayal and Kalawati (Dixit) Tewari.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Physics, Agra (India) University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in Biophysics, All India Institute Medical Science, New Delhi, India, 1975.

    Career

    • Lecturer in physics PB Degree College, Gorakhpur University, India, 1964-1965. Junior science assistant Institute Research and Development Organization, Dehradun, India, 1965-1966. Research fellow All India Institute Medical Science, 1966-1968, senior science officer, 1968-1977.

      Assistant professor Indira Gandhi Medical College, Simla, India, 1977-1981. Associate professor I.G. Medical College, India, 1981-1987. Fellow Indian Academy Medical Physics, New Delhi, 1983.

      Research associate, scientist University Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 1987-1993. Assistant professor School Medicine University Maryland, Baltimore, since 1994. Core-fellow, professor Doctor Y.S. Parmar Institute of Mathematics Sciences, Simla, 1985-1987.

      Secretary All India biomedical Engineering Conference, New Delhi, 1974, Parmar Institute of Mathematics Conference, 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of new computational technique for finding in vivo arterial health. Co-development of a new photoelectric technique for estimating plasma (blood) coagulation time. Co-observations on vesiculation and membrane redistribution processes in squid giant axon due to injury, mechanical and thermal stresses.

      Research on Ca-channels in the cerebrovascular system.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

    Religion

    Denomination: Hindu

    Membership

    Member Biophysics Society, Biomed Engineering Society India (founding member).

    Connections

    • Married Manju Shukla, February 12, 1969. Children: Prabodh, Nitin.
    • father: Sri Bhagwati Dayal Tewari
    • mother: Kalawati (Dixit) Tewari
    • spouse: Manju Shukla
    • children: Prabodh Tewari
    • Nitin Tewari
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    Born June 20, 1943
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      Agra (India) University
    • 1975
      All India Institute Medical Science
    • 1964 - 1965
      Lecturer, in physics PB Degree College
      India
    • 1965 - 1966
      junior science assistant, Institute Research and Development Organization
      India
    • 1977 - 1981
      assistant, professor Indira Gandhi Medical College
      Simla, Colorado, United States
    • 1981 - 1987
      associate, professor I.G. Medical College
      India
    • 1983
      fellow, Indian Acad Medical Physics
      New Delhi, Delhi, India, India
    • 1987 - 1993
      research associate, University Texas Medical Branch
      Galveston, Texas, United States
    • 1987 - 1993
      scientist, University Texas Medical Branch
      Galveston, Texas, United States
    • 1994
      assistant, professor School Medicine University Maryland
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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