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Dr Kulendu Pathak to attend GPC Programme

Eminent scientist and educationist Dr Kulendu Pathak will attend the 'Guest of the Month' programme of Guwahati Press Club tomorrow (June 26). The programme will begin at 1 pm.

The former Vice Chancellor of Dibrugarh University, Dr Pathak will interact with the member-journalists during the programme. All members are requested to attend the same.

A short Biography of Dr Kulendu Pathak:

Born at Nagarbera on the south bank of Brahmaputra, where Kamrup, Goalpara and Barpeta meet.

Education: Nagarbera H E School, St.Edmonds College (I Sc), Shillong, Cotton College (B.Sc), Gauhati University (M Sc) and Birmingham University (UK).

Service: Nagarbera H E School (Vacation), Pragjyotish College (One Year), Cotton College (1965-2000) – on deputation to establish Assam Science and Tech and Environment Council, Guwahati. Vice Chancellor Dibrugarh University (2002-2008)

Areas of Interest: High energy physics, Instrumentation established IDSC at Cotton College for designing and servicing instruments, especially for colleges.

History and Philosophy of science- taught history of science and technology to students of IIT, Guwahati as an external faculty. Science and society related issues including environment.

Others:

a) Former Director, Assam Electronic Development Corporation

b) President, Assam Science Society

c) General Secretary, Assam Science Society

d) Former President, Voluntary Health Association of India, New Delhi

e) President, Voluntary Health Association of India etc,

Media: Popularization of science and of science and education related issues through Print, Audio and Video media, Regular contributor (earlier) to Prantik and Jigyas etc.

Publications: Large number of research and other articles, several books, science and civilization (Vol I & II) published by Assam Science society.

Atmakatha – an autobiographical publication.

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