Sudarshan: Curriculum Vitae
Ennackal Chandy George Sudarshan
[ Personal | Education | Experience | Honors & Awards | Memberships |
| Service | International | Listed In | Students ]

Personal Information
Date of birth: September 16, 1931
Place of birth: Kottayam, Kerala State, India
Parents: Ennackal Ipe Chandy and Kaithail Varghese Achamma

1946-1948C.M.S. College, Kottayam, Kerala State, India.
1948-1951B.Sc. (Hons) Madras Christian College, Tambaram, Tamil Nadu, India.
1951-1952M.A. University of Madras, Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.
1952-1955Research Assistant; Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay, India.
1955-1958Ph.D. University of Rochester, Rochester, New York.

1951-1952Demonstrator and resident tutor - physics; Madras Christian College
1952-1955Research Assistant; Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay
1955-1957Teaching Assistant; University of Rochester
1957-1959Corporation Fellow; Harvard University
1959-1961Assistant Professor; University of Rochester
1961-1963Associate Professor; University of Rochester
1963-1964Visiting Professor; Institute of Exact Sciences, Bern, Switzerland
1964-1969Professor & Director Program in Elementary Particles; Syracuse University
Professor; University of Texas, Austin
1970-1991Director; Center for Particle Theory, University of Texas, Austin
1971-1991Senior Professor; Center for Theoretical Studies; Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore India
1984 -1991 Director, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai, India.

Honors and Awards
1969D.Sc. - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee (Honoris Causa)
1970Sir C.V. Raman Distinguished Professor of Physics - Madras University
1973D.Sc. (Honoris Causa) - University of Delhi, India
1974Padma Bhushan (Order of the Lotus) - decoration presented by President of India
1976Honors Award - Association of Indians in America, New York
1977Bose Medal - Indian National Science Academy
1980Science and Technology Award - Kerala State Government
1984D.Sc. (Engg) - Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
1986The First Prize in Physics - Third World Academy of Science, Italy
1987D,Sc. (Honoris Causa) - University of Madras, India
1988Distinguished Scientist - Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences, Hyderabad India
1989D.Sc. (Honoris Causa), Burdwan Univeristy, Burdwan, India
1993D.Sc. (Honoris Causa), Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, India
1997D.Sc. (Honoris Causa), Kerala University, Trivandrum, India
1998Desikottama (Distinguished Scholar), Visva Bharati Univ., Santi Niketan, India
2000-2002Chairman, World Malayalee Council
2004Vedanta Sastra Ratnakar, International Vedanta Society, Oxford, Ohio, USA
2006Presidential Citation, The University of Texas at Austin, (to be awarded in Oct. 2006)

Memberships in Professional Organizations
1962-presentFellow of the American Physical Society
1963-presentFellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences
1971-presentFellow of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Kiev
1972-presentFellow of the Indian National Science Academy
1985-presentThird World Academy of Sciences
1985-presentHonorary Fellow of Calcutta Mathematical Society
1987-presentTitular Member of L'Académie Internationale de Philosophie des Sciences
1995-presentHonorary Fellow, Central Institute for English and Other Foreign Languages, Hyderabad
1999-presentFellow, European Academy for Arts, Science and Literature
2001-presentHonorary Fellow, Indian Institute for Advanced Study, Shimla, India

Service to Science
Member Editorial Boards:
Journal of Mathematical Physics
1983-presentJournal of Mathematics and Physics (Indian Institute of Technology, Madras India)
1967-presentReports on Mathematical Physics
1970-presentJournal of Social and Biological Structures
1971-presentLetters in Mathematical Physics
1975-presentReferee for: Physical Review, Physical Review Letters, Journal of Mathematical Physics, Journal of Optical Society of America

International Involvement
  • Senior Professor—Center for Theoretical Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore India
  • Director—Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Madras India

Listed In
  • American Men of Science
  • Leaders in American Education
  • World Who's Who
  • International Who's Who in Community Service
  • Directory of International Biography
  • Personalities of the South


Ph.D Students (with present positions):

  1. R. Acharya ( Professor Arizona State Univ )
  2. K. Bardakci ( Professor U C Berkeley )
  3. T. Jordan ( Professor Univ of Minnesota )
  4. D. G. Currie ( Professor Univ of Maryland )
  5. M Y Han ( Professor Duke Univ.)
  6. M E Arons ( Professor Long Island Univ.)
  7. G. Pinski ( Psychiatrist)
  8. J Schechter ( Professor Syracuse Univ )
  9. N Mukunda ( Professor IISc , Bangalore )
  10. J G Kuriyan ( UCLA/ now in private enterprise)
  11. C C Chiang ( Prof, Academia Sinica, Taipei )
  12. Hans Bebie ( Director, Institute of Exact Sciences )
  13. Hans Hofer ( Experimental High Energy, Bern )
  14. P M Valanju ( Reseach Scientist, Institute for Fusion Studies, Univ of Texas)
  15. E. Mac ( not known )
  16. J Underwood ( A C C , Austin )
  17. M A Khalil ( Environment Research Institute , Portland )
  18. M Byrd ( Southern Illinois Univ, Carbondale )
  19. M Mims ( Private Enterprise )
  20. T Tilma ( Japan )
  21. E Chisolm ( LANL, Los Alamos )
  22. A Burcu ( Financial Services )
  23. S Gousheh ( Teheran, Iran )
  24. Al Hendi ( Riyadh, Saudi Arabia )
  25. S Varma ( Financial services )
  26. A Shaji ( Univ of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM)
  27. Hans Schatz ( Institute of Exact Sciences, Bern)
  28. Urjit Yagnik ( IUCAA, Pune, India)

Current Ph.D. students at University of Texas at Austin:

  1. C Rodriguez
  2. K Modi
  3. Aik-Meng Kuah
  4. Antonia Chimonidou
  5. K Dixit
  6. P Jantzke

Past research associates and their current status:

  1. H J Schnitzer (Professor Brandeis Univ.)
  2. P Cziffra (LRL, Livermore, Ca.)
  3. A J Macfarlane (Professor Cambridge Univ, U.K.)
  4. C Ryan (Deceased)
  5. I Gyuk (Professor Univ of Wisconsin/Milwaukee)
  6. N Papstamatiou (Professor Univ of Wisconsin/Milwaukee)
  7. K Raman (Professor Weslyan Univ, Middletown, CT)
  8. C C Chiang (Professor Academia Sinica, Taipei )
  9. J Mehra (Professor ICTP, Trieste, Italy)
  10. F Zaccaria (Professor University of Naples, Naples, Italy)
  11. A Simoni (Professor University of Naples, Naples, Italy)
  12. G Maiella (Professor University of Naples, Naples, Italy)
  13. L P Hsu (unknown)
  14. S K Yun (unknown)
  15. A Gleeson (Professor Univ of Texas at Austin, Austin, Tx)
  16. A Bohm (Professor Univ of Texas at Austin, Austin, Tx)
  17. H Rechenberg (Professor Max Planck Institute, Munich, Germany)
  18. M Gundzik (Private Enterprise )
  19. N Mukunda (Professor IISc, Bangalore, India)
  20. X Tata (Professor Univ of Hawaii, Hawaii )
  21. T N Sherry (Unknown)
  22. Tom Imbo (Professor Univ of Chicago , Chicago , Il)
  23. S P Nandi (Professor Oklahoma State Univ.)
  24. P Valanju (Research Scientist, University of Texas at Austin)
  25. C Gardiner (Professor, New Zealand)
  26. W A Hurley ( not known )
  27. K H Wang ( not known )
  28. R M Moore ( not known )
  29. C A Nelson (Professor, SUNY, Binghamton)
  30. M Y Han (Professor, Duke Univ)
  31. B Misra (Univ. of Thessaloniki, Greece)
  32. S Pakvasa (Professor, Univ of Hawaii)
  33. Fr. Jacques Voisin (Louvain Univ, Belgium)
  34. E. Takasugi (Professor, Osaka Univ, Japan)



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