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Hiremagalur Narasimhachar Bala Gopalan Edit Profile

Environmental scientist

Hiremagalur Narasimhachar Bala Gopalan, Indian environmental scientist.

Background

Gopalan, Hiremagalur Narasimhachar Bala was born on March 25, 1943 in Shimoga, Karnataka, India. Son of Hiremagalur Keshavachar and Puttamma Narasimhachar Acharya.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Mysore University, Shimoga, India, 1961. Master of Science, Mysore University, Bangalore, India, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Delhi University, India, 1968.

Career

Lecturer Sri Nijalingapro College, Bangalore, 1969. Scientist University Saarland, Saarbruecken, Germany, 1970-1973. Visiting fellow Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Bombay, 1974.

Senior lecturer genetics, molecular biology, cytogenetics Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya, 1974-1979. Professor University Nairobi, 1979-1992. Programme officer environmental and human health unit United Nations Environmental Programme, Nairobi, since 1992.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cricket, tennis, classical music.

Connections

Married Geetha Murthy, June 10, 1970. Children: Gokul, Raghukul.

father:
Hiremagalur Keshavachar

mother:
Puttamma Narasimhachar Acharya

spouse:
Geetha Murthy

child:
Gokul Gopalan

child:
Raghukul Gopalan

grandchild:
Anish Gopalan