4th Professor C K Majumdar Memorial Lecture

Speaker : Professor Sankar Das Sarma
Director, Condensed Matter Theory Centre,
University of Maryland, USA
Topic : Mesoscopic Miracles and Beyond
Date : 24 January, 2006
Time : 3:00 PM
Venue : MLS Hall, IACS


    Sankar Das Sarma is a Distinguished University Professor and also the Director of the Condensed Matter Theory Centre at the University of Maryland, College Park, USA where he has been in the in the physics faculty since 1980. Professor Das Sarma received his Ph. D. in physics from Brown University in 1979. He is widely published and highly cited theoretical condensed matter physicist with broad interest in both quantum and classical condensed matter physics. He is an ISI Highly Cited Scientist with about 12,000 citations to his publications. Prof. Das Sarma's recent honors and awards include Miegunyah Fellowship and Lectureship of the University of Melbourne, Australia; Daniel C Tsui Distinguished Lectureship of the Institute of Physics, Beijing, China; and the Brown University Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Past Speakers for this Memorial Lecture

Speaker Topic
Prof. Walter Kohn Electronic Structure of Matter-Wave Functions and Density Functionals
Prof. K R Sreenivasan Lars Onsager and the theory of hydrodynamic turbulence
Prof. Gabriel Aeppli Antiferromagnetism