Venkatraman Radhakrishnan

Profession: Scientist

Father of Venkatraman Radhakrishnan

C. V. Raman

Mother of Venkatraman Radhakrishnan

Lokasundari Ammal

Son of Venkatraman Radhakrishnan

Vivek Radhakrishnan

Information about Venkatraman Radhakrishnan

Radhakrishnan was born in Tondiarpet, a suburb of Madras, to Nobel laureate physicist Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman and his wife Lokasundari Ammal  He was professor emeritus of the Raman Research Institute in Bangalore, India, where he had been director from 1972 to 1994.  He served as the chairman of Commission J ( Radio Astronomy) of the International Union of Radio Sciences (1981–1984).  Radhakrishnan was one of the most respected radio astronomers in the world during his time, in that he was associated in one capacity or other with the world's biggest radio telescopes  His earlier schooling was in Madras  Did Venkatraman Radhakrishnan smoke?: Not Known  Venkatraman Radhakrishnan was a space scientist and member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.  He was married to Mrs. Francoise-Dominique Barnard  He was a Foreign Fellow of both the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the U.S. National Science Academy.  Radhakrishnan was selected to various scientific bodies, both national and international.  Did Venkatraman Radhakrishnan drink alcohol?: Not Known  He was the vice president of the International Astronomical Union during 1988-1994  They have a son Vivek Radhakrishnan who studied design under the direction of Hella Jongerius, from the Design Academy Eindhoven, Netherlands.  Radhakrishnan served on various committees in various capacities  In 2004, Vivek and his wife Namrata returned home to Bangalore to set up Kynkyny  In 2004, Vivek and his wife Namrata returned home to Bangalore to set up Kynkyny  He graduated from the Mysore University before joining the Department of Physics at the prestigious Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. 

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