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chemistry educator

Gautam Radhakrishna Desiraju, Indian chemistry educator. Fellow Indian Academy of Sciences, 1993. Member American Crystallographic Association, British Crystallographic Association.

Background

Desiraju, Gautam Radhakrishna was born on August 21, 1952 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India. Son of Ramachandra Rao and Shakuntala (Radhakrishnan) Desiraju.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Bombay, India, 1972. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1976.

Career

Research scientist Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, New York, 1976-1978. Research fellow Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1978-1979. Lecturer University Hyderabad, India, 1979-1984, reader India, 1984-1990, professor India, since 1990.

Academy consultant BIOSYM/Molecular Simulations, Cambridge, England, since 1994.

Works

Membership

Member American Crystallographic Association, British Crystallographic Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Indian classical vocal music.

Connections

Married Krishna Kumari Krishnamurthi, July 15, 1979. Children: Madhav Ramachandra, Govind Krishnamurthi.

father:
Ramachandra Rao Desiraju

mother:
Shakuntala (Radhakrishnan) Desiraju

spouse:
Krishna Kumari Krishnamurthi

child:
Madhav Ramachandra Desiraju

child:
Govind Krishnamurthi Desiraju