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physics professor

Nilendra Ganesh Deshpande, American physics professor. Named Outstanding Junior Investigator, United States Department Energy, 1981-1986; principal investigator High Energy Physics Grant, United States Department Energy, since 1981. Fellow American Physical Society (organizer annual meeting division particles and fields 1985), Sigma Xi.

Background

Deshpande, Nilendra Ganesh was born on April 18, 1938 in Karachi, Pakistan. Came to the United States, 1961. Son of Ganesh V. and Myna G. (Junnarkar) Deshpande.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, University Madras, India, 1959. Master of Arts in Physics, University Madras, India, 1960. Master of Science in Physics, University Madras, India, 1961.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1965.

Career

Assistant professor physics, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1967-1973; associate professor, University Texas, Austin, 1973-1975; associate professor, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1975-1983; professor, U. Oregon, Eugene, since 1983; head department physics, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1992-1998; director Institute Theoretical Science, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1987-1992; associate dean science, U. Oregon, Eugene, since 1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American Physical Society (organizer annual meeting division particles and fields 1985), Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Kanchan S. Karnik, May 15, 1960. Children: Pranay N., Rahul N.

father:
Ganesh V. Deshpande

mother:
Myna G. (Junnarkar) Deshpande

spouse:
Kanchan S. Karnik

child:
Pranay N. Deshpande

child:
Rahul N. Deshpande