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Ravi Chopra, Indian research scientist. Founder member Front for Rapid Economic Advancement India, Bombay, 1967; steering committee member Nagarik Ekta Manch, Delhi, India, 1984-1988; member executive board Centre for Science & Environmental, Delhi, 1986-1987, Dastakar, Delhi, since 1987; honorary secretary Nagarik Rahat Samiti, Delhi, since 1987.

Background

Chopra, Ravi was born on April 14, 1947 in Bombay. Son of Bhagwandas Dinanath and Karuna Wayee (Puri) Chopra.

Education

B. in Technology with honors, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, 1968. Master of Science in Metallurgy, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1980.

Career

Director appropriate technical workshop Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1978-1979. Adjunct professor school engineering Cooper Union, New York City, 1980. Research fellow Centre for Science & Environmental, New Delhi, 1982-1985, director, 1985-1986.

Executive advisor Society for Rural Urban Tribal Initiatives, New Delhi, 1986-1987. Director People's Science Institute, Dehra Doon, India, since 1988. Communications consultant Volunteer Health Association India, New Delhi, 1987.

Research consultant International Development Research Center, Ottawa, Canada, 1984, 87-88. Steering committee member rural water supply group, 8th plan Planning Commission, Government of India, New Delhi, 1988-1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: The State of India's Environment, 1982, the State of India's Environment, 1985.

Membership

Founder member Front for Rapid Economic Advancement India, Bombay, 1967. Steering committee member Nagarik Ekta Manch, Delhi, India, 1984-1988. Member executive board Centre for Science & Environmental, Delhi, 1986-1987, Dastakar, Delhi, since 1987.

Honorary secretary Nagarik Rahat Samiti, Delhi, since 1987.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, writing.

Connections

Married Sheila Josephine McGowan, May 13, 1979. Children: Anand Leary, Cathleen Kavita, Una Rose.

father:
Bhagwandas Dinanath Chopra

mother:
Karuna Wayee (Puri) Chopra

spouse:
Sheila Josephine McGowan

child:
Anand Leary Chopra

child:
Cathleen Kavita Chopra

child:
Una Rose Chopra