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Dr. Rajagopala Chidambaram

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Board of Governors Member

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International Atomic Energy Agency
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United States

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Background

Employment History

  • Chairman of Governors
    International Atomic Energy Agency
  • President
    Shree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Principal Scientific Adviser To the Indian Government and DAE-Homi Bhabha Professor
    Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
  • Principal Scientific Advisor To the Government of India and DAE-Homi Bhabha Professor, Director
    Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
  • Chairman
    Atomic Energy Commission
  • Principal Scientific Adviser To the Government of India
    Atomic Energy Commission
  • President
    Indian Nuclear Society
  • Chairman
    Atomic Energy Commission & Secretary
  • World Nuclear Association

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Chairman of the Committee
    High-Level
  • Board Member
    Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
  • Principal Scientific Advisor To the Government of India
    Atomic Energy Commission

Education

  • D.Sc. degree
    Indian Institute of Science , Bangalore
  • Ph.D
    Indian Institute of Science , Bangalore
  • D.Sc. degrees
  • Ph.D Degree
    Indian Institute of Science , Bangalore
33 Total References
Web References
IAEA Board of Governors: Previous Chair 1957 to Present
www.iaea.org, 21 Dec 2013 [cached]
1994-1995: Mr. Rajagopala Chidambaram, Governor from India
Council Members
www.world-nuclear.org, 31 July 2009 [cached]
Dr. Rajagopala Chidambaram is one of India's most distinguished experimental physicists. From 1993 to 2000 he was Chairman of India's Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary of the Department of Atomic Energy.
He is now President of the Indian Nuclear Society, Principal Scientific Adviser to the Indian government, and DAE-Homi Bhabha professor at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC).
Dr. Chidambaram received his Ph.D and D.Sc. degrees from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and now holds D.Sc. degrees from several Indian universities.
In 1962 he joined the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre and in 1990 became its Director.
In 1994-1995, Dr. Chidambaram was Chairman of the Board of Governors of the IAEA, where he was a forceful advocate for wider worldwide application of the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.
Bromley Lecture 2010: Dr. Chidambaram
www.issp.uottawa.ca, 6 Feb 2012 [cached]
Dr. Rajagopala Chidambaram
Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India and Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Committee to the Cabinet
"Science and Technology Policy Development"
Dr. Rajagopala Chidambaram holds a Ph.D. and D.Sc. from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Since 2001, he has been the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India and Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Committee to the Cabinet. He was Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission & Secretary to the Government of India from 1993 to 2000.
Dr. Chidambaram is one of India's distinguished experimental physicists. He has more than 200 research publications in refereed journals in the fields of High Pressure Physics and Neutron Crystallography.
He is the President of the Shree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, and Chancellor of the University of Hyderabad. He is a Member of the Prime Minister's Council on Climate Change and Chairman of the High-Level Committee for the National Knowledge Network. He is also an Honorary Visiting professor in the Department of Physics at Banaras Hindu University. In addition, he has held numerous national and international positions in the field of physics and has been the recipient of many awards.
Information available:
Read the abstract of Dr. Chidambaram's talk View the PDF of Dr. Chidambaram's talk
Dr. Rajagopala Chidambaram, ...
www.endusmilitarism.org, 1 May 2008 [cached]
Dr. Rajagopala Chidambaram, Senator Lamberto Dini and Ms. Anne Lauvergeon, on the other hand, believe that the report does not always give a balanced representation of nuclear energy issues.
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Dr. Rajagopala Chidambaram (India) - Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India, and DAE-Homi Bhabha Professor; former Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission; former Director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
International Atomic Energy Agency - PEACE in Action
www.promotingpeace.org, 1 Jan 2007 [cached]
Dr. Rajagopala Chidambaram - Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India; DAE Homi Bhabha Professor; former Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission; former Director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
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