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Astronomy educator

Dipankar C. Vasu Mallik, Indian astronomy educator. Member International Astronomic Union (secretary committee 34 1979-1985), Astronomy Society India (life), Sigma Xi.

Background

Mallik, Dipankar C. Vasu was born on September 19, 1946 in Calcutta, India. Son of Prabir C. Vasu and Aparna Vasu (Ghosh) Mallik.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, Presidency College, 1966. Master of Science in Physics, University Calcutta, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Astronomy, University Wisconsin, 1973.

Career

Fellow Indian Institute Astrophysics, Bangalore, India, 1974-1984, reader India, 1984-1990, associate professor India, 1990-1996, professor India, since 1996.

Membership

Member International Astronomic Union (secretary committee 34 1979-1985), Astronomy Society India (life), Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Modern poetry, classical music, stamp collecting/philately, trekking in mountains.

Connections

Married Sushma Vasu (Gupta), December 14, 1975. Children: Proteep, Procheta.

father:
Prabir C. Vasu Mallik

mother:
Aparna Vasu (Ghosh) Mallik

spouse:
Sushma Vasu

child:
Proteep Mallik

child:
Procheta Mallik