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Chemistry educator

Lokanatha Kuriya Madavu Rai, Indian chemistry educator.

Background

Rai, Lokanatha Kuriya Madavu was born on December 7, 1954 in Puttur, Karnataka, India. Son of Hukrappa Kuriya Madavu and Devaki Rai.

Education

Bachelor of Science, St. Philomina College, Puttur, India, 1976. Master of Science, Mysore (India) University, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Mysore (India) University, 1984.

Career

Junior research fellow Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Mysore, 1979-1981, senior research fellow, 1981-1982. Lecturer Mysore University, 1982-1987, senior lecturer, 1987-1995, reader, since 1995. Postdoctoral fellow Barilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel, 1987-1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Comprehensive Organic Synthesis, 1991, Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry, second edition, 1996. Patentee in field.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Research, indoor games.

Connections

Married Vijayalakshmi Alva, January 22, 1984. Children: Preetham, Vikram.

father:
Hukrappa Kuriya Madavu

mother:
Devaki Rai

spouse:
Vijayalakshmi Alva

child:
Preetham Rai

child:
Vikram Rai