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science educator

Shanker Ram, Indian science educator. Achievements include patents in field. Recipient medal, Materials Research Society India, 2003; fellow, National Center for Scientific Research, France, 1990; Alexander von Humboldt fellow, Tech University, Berlin, 1994-1996, National, Merit scholar, 1972-1978. Member of National Academy of Sciences.

Background

Ram, Shanker was born on August 15, 1954 in Sachui, Mau (Uttar Pradesh), India. Son of Ketoo Ram and Mangali Devi.

Education

Master of Science, Banaras Hindu University, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Banaras Hindu University, 1982.

Career

Associate visiting professor Domane University, Grenoble, France, 1989—1992. From assistant professor to professor Material Science Center, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagbur, since 1996. Visiting scientist Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 1982—1987, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, 1988—1989, NML, Jamshedbur, India, 1993—1996.

Visiting faculty Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 1992—1993, University Ulm, Germany, 2004—2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of National Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, writing.

Connections

Married Seema Devi, May 13, 1971. Children: Vinay Kumar, Vivek Kumar.

father:
Ketoo Ram

mother:
Mangali Devi

spouse:
Seema Devi

child:
Vinay Kumar Ram

child:
Vivek Kumar Ram