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 elementary contributions within the subject of metamaterials and in creating new types of anisotropic photonic supplies.
He has additionally been adjunct school 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 mentioned it was his privilege to steer the premier nationwide laboratory devoted to analysis, design and improvement of scientific and industrial devices. He mentioned CSIO is a multi-disciplinary and multi-dimensional industrial analysis and improvement organisation and is poised to stimulate progress of instrument business in India protecting big selection and purposes.
Stating that CSIO has well-equipped laboratories manned by extremely certified and well-trained workers with infrastructural services within the areas of agrionics, medical instrumentation and prosthetic units, 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 giant to extremely refined ones for defence forces have been developed right here.
He mentioned he would strengthen the prevailing capabilities of CSIO and likewise try to place CSIO in order that it could actually additional serve the nation in new forthcoming challenges.