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Burra Gautam Sidharth, Indian research scientist. Named Man of the Decade, Indian Express, Hyderabad, 1990. Fellow Royal Astronomical Society, Andhra Pradesh Academy of Sciences; member Indian Science Congress Association (national convenor since 1997), Indian Geophysical Union (member executive council).

Background

Sidharth, Burra Gautam was born on July 7, 1948 in Visakhapatnam, India. Son of Burra Sivarama Sastry and Burra Kameswari.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, St. Xavier's College, Calcutta, 1967. Master of Science, Calcutta University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Calcutta University, 1977.

Career

College professor St. Xavier's College, Calcutta, 1971-1980. Science officer Birla Planetarium, 1980-1984. Reader Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, 1984-1985.

Director B.M. Birla Science Center, since 1985. Member board studies in astronomy Osmania University, Hyderabad, since 1989. Senior associate International Center for Theoretical Physics, Italy, 1991-1996.

Honorary associate Societa Indoloyica L.P. Tessitori, Italy, since 1995. Member board studies mathematics Jawaharlal Nehru Technology University, H yderabad, since 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author (short story collection) The Yankee and The Yogi, 1981. Co-editor (conference proceedings) Treasures of Indian Astronomy, 1993. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow Royal Astronomical Society, Andhra Pradesh Academy of Sciences. Member Indian Science Congress Association (national convenor since 1997), Indian Geophysical Union (member executive council).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, music.

Connections

Married Burra Subbalakshmi, May 23, 1975. Children: Avinash, Anupam.

father:
Burra Sivarama Sastry

mother:
Burra Kameswari

spouse:
Burra Subbalakshmi

child:
Avinash Sidharth

child:
Anupam Sidharth