Devendra Lal
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Devendra Lal

Devendra Lal
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Born(1929-02-14)14 February 1929
Varanasi, India
Died1 December 2012(2012-12-01) (aged 83)
La Jolla, California, United States
NationalityIndia
Alma mater
Aruna Lal (née Damany)
Awards
Scientific career
FieldsGeophysics
Institutions
Thesis (1960)
Academic advisorsBernard Peters

Devendra Lal FRS (14 February 1929 - 1 December 2012) was an Indian geophysicist.

Life

He was born in Varanasi, India.[1] He graduated from Banaras Hindu University.[2] He graduated from Bombay University; his thesis was on cosmic ray physics; his thesis adviser was Bernard Peters.[3]

He was Director, of the Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad from 1972 to 1983.[4]

He was Visiting Professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, from 1989 to 2012.[5][6] Devendra Lal was President of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) from 1983 to 1987.

References

  1. ^ ":: SCRIPPS OCEANOGRAPHY NEWS : : Obituary Notice: Devendra Lal: 1929-2012 ::". scripps.ucsd.edu. Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ ":: Scripps Institution Of Oceanography, Ucsd : :::". Sio.ucsd.edu. 10 December 2012. Retrieved 2013.
  3. ^ "Devendra Lal (1929-2012)". www.geochemsoc.org. Geochemical Society. Retrieved 2015.
  4. ^ "Geophysicist Devendra Lal Dead". India Journal. 15 December 2012. Archived from the original on 29 June 2013. Retrieved 2013.
  5. ^ "Devendra Lal, 1929-2012". The Meteoritical Society. 21 October 2012. Retrieved 2013.
  6. ^ Special Correspondent (8 December 2012). "Geophysicist Devendra Lal passes away". The Hindu. Retrieved 2013.

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