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physicist

Parameswaran Venkatakrishnan, Indian physicist. Achievements include discovery of theoretical prediction of weak magnetic flux tubes on the sun.

Background

Venkatakrishnan, Parameswaran was born on July 3, 1953 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. Son of Raman and Meenakshi Parameswaran.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Bangalore University, India, 1984.

Career

Research assistant Indian Institute Astrophysics, Bangalore, 1974—1975, research associate, 1975—1980, fellow, 1980—1986, reader, 1986—1990, associate professor, 1990—1997, professor, 1997—1999, Physical Research Laboratory, Udaipur, India, 1999—2004, senior professor, since 2004. Head Udaipur Solar Observatory, Rajasthan, since 1999.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of theoretical prediction of weak magnetic flux tubes on the sun.

Connections

Married Usha Venkatakrishnan, January 24, 1980. Children: Sridhar, Srikant.

father:
Raman Parameswaran

mother:
Meenakshi Parameswaran

spouse:
Usha Venkatakrishnan

child:
Sridhar Venkatakrishnan

child:
Srikant Venkatakrishnan