Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, July 28
Dr S Anantha Ramakrishna on Tuesday joined as Director, Central Scientific Devices Organisation (CSIO) right here. Previous to this, he was a professor with the Division of Physics on the Indian Institute of Know-how, Kanpur.
In addition to being conferred the Bhatnagar Award, he additionally has been awarded the Swarnajayanti Fellowship, INSA Younger Scientist Medal and Homi Bhabha Prize.
His specialisation is in optics and condensed matter physics. He has additionally made basic contributions within the discipline of metamaterials and in growing new types of anisotropic photonic supplies.
He has additionally been adjunct college on the Indian Institute of Science Training and Analysis, Mohali, visiting professor, Nanophotonics and Metrology Group, Ecole Polytechnique Federale Lausanne, Switzerland and invited professor, Institut Fresnel, Universite Aix Marseille-I, France.
On taking up CSIO’s reins, Dr Ramakrishna stated it was his privilege to guide the premier nationwide laboratory devoted to analysis, design and growth of scientific and industrial devices. He stated CSIO is a multi-disciplinary and multi-dimensional industrial analysis and growth organisation and is poised to stimulate development of instrument business in India overlaying wide selection and functions.
Stating that CSIO has well-equipped laboratories manned by extremely certified and well-trained employees with infrastructural services within the areas of agrionics, medical instrumentation and prosthetic gadgets, optics and cockpit-based instrumentation, laser optics-based sensors and superior materials-based transducers, he added that numerous devices starting from easy ones for society at massive to extremely refined ones for defence forces have been developed right here.
He stated he would strengthen the prevailing capabilities of CSIO and in addition try to place CSIO in order that it will probably additional serve the nation in new forthcoming challenges.