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physicist , researcher , Science writer

Dilip Kumar Choudhury, Indian physicist, researcher. Recipient Kamal Kumari National award, Kamal Kumari Foundation, 1994, hockey club Bhuyan award in science, 1999, Vijay Rattan award, India International Friendship Society, 2005; V.D. Thawani fellow, Assam Science Society, 1988. Member Indian Physics Association (life), New York Academy of Sciences, Physics Academy Northeast (vice president since 1998).

Background

Choudhury, Dilip Kumar was born on September 1, 1946 in Pakowa, Assam, India. Son of Dandi Ram and Hemlata (Datta) Choudhury.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honours, Cotton College, Guwahati, India, 1965. Master of Science, Delhi University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Delhi University, 1970.

Career

Postdoctoral Delhi University, 1970-1971. Overseas fellow Oxford (England) University, 1971-1974. Senior research associate Daresbury (England) Laboratory, 1974-1976.

Visiting fellow Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay, 1976-1978. From lecturer to reader Gauhati University, Guwahati, India, 1978-1988, professor, since 1988, head department physics, 1993-1995, head computer center, 1994-1995. Consulting panel science technical All India Radio, Guwahati, 1995-1996.

Associate International Center for Theoretical Physics, Triste, Italy, 1992-1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Elementary Particle, 1985, Lives and Works of Five Nobel Prize Winning Physicists, 1988, Science Series for Children, 1990, Science and Scientists in India and Abroad, 1995, Science, Scientists & Scientific Research, 2003.

Membership

Member Indian Physics Association (life), New York Academy of Sciences, Physics Academy Northeast (vice president since 1998).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bicycling, reading, music.

Connections

Married Nilima Niogi, August 7, 1974. Children: Sanghamitra, Subhamitra.

father:
Dandi Ram Choudhury

mother:
Hemlata (Datta) Choudhury

spouse:
Nilima Niogi

child:
Sanghamitra Choudhury

child:
Subhamitra Choudhury