|Prof V Venkata Rao memorial lecture on Nov 14|
GUWAHATI, Nov 8 - The 14th annual Prof V Venkata Rao Memorial Lecture will be delivered by INSA senior scientist and climatologist Prof Bhupendra Nath Goswami at 11 am on November 14 at the Phanidhar Dutta Seminar Hall, Gauhati University (GU), stated a press release here today.
Prof Goswami, a recipient of the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award, is a former director of the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM). He is an Indian meteorologist, SERB distinguished fellow and a Pisharoty Chair Professor at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research. The topic for this year’s memorial lecture is ‘The story of a revolution in weather forecasting’.
Dr Dhiraj Bora, Vice Chancellor of Assam Science and Technology University, and Dr Bibhab Kumar Talukdar, CEO and general secretary of Aaranyak, Assam, will be the guests of honour.
The Prof VV Rao Memorial Lecture is organised annually by the VV Rao Research Scholars’ Hostel to commemorate the contributions made by Prof Vadlamudi Venkata Rao to the country’s academia. Prof V Venkata Rao was a noted Gandhian and the founder of the GU Political Science Department.