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St Aloysius announces Prof. Karat Endowment Lecture on Sat 22/3

St Aloysius announces Prof Karat Endowment Lecture on Sat
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Mangaluru: Prof. Prakash P. Karat Endowment Lecture – 2024 will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2024 at 2.30 pm at “Sanidhya Hall”, St Aloysius (Deemed to be University).

Prof. Arumugam Thamizhavel, Professor, Department of Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research will deliver the lecture on the topic “Crystal growth and anisotropic studies of strongly correlated electron systems and topological semimetals”.

Rev. Dr Praveen Martis SJ, Vice Chancellor, St Aloysius (Deemed to be University), Mangaluru will preside over the function.

Dr A.P. Radhakrishna, Formerly Head of the Department, St Philomena College Puttur and Prof. Prakash P. Karat, Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Post Graduate Studies in Physics, St Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru will be guests of honour.

This is the 10th Lecture in the series of Lectures. To commemorate the tenth lecture, a book containing representative chapters of the previous lectures “Decadal Odyssey in Physics: A Chronicle of the PPK Endowment Lecture Series” will be released during the occasion.

Prof. Prakash P. Karat started his career as a lecturer in Physics at St Philomena College, Puttur and served the college from July 1967 to October 1982.

Meanwhile, he pursued his research at Raman Research Institute Bengaluru under the scholarly and erudite guidance of Prof. S. Chandrasekhar F.R.S. Prof. Karat joined Mangalore University in 1982 and served as a professor of Physics and later, as the Registrar (Evaluation) for a year.

Prof. Karat has successfully guided four PhD and six MPhil students. He retired from service in the year 2004. Presently, he is serving the Post Graduate Department of Physics at St Aloysius College (Autonomous) as a visiting Professor.

The endowment lecture is organised by his students and admirers in association with the department of Physics, St Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru. All are welcome.

Report by:- Dr Chandra Shekhara Shetty, Organising secretary, Dept. of Physics,
St Aloysius (Deemed to be University)

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