Padma Kant Shukla 1950-2013

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Professor Padma Kant Shukla passed away on the 26th of January in New Delhi, India, just after receiving the prestigious Hind Rattan (Jewel of India) Award. He was born in the village Tulapur, Uttar Pradesh (UP), India and was educated there. After his Ph.D. in Physics from Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi, he obtained his second doctorate degree in Theoretical Plasma Physics from Umea University under the supervision of one of us (Lennart Stenflo). He worked at the Faculty of Physics & Astronomy, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany since January 1973, where he was a permanent faculty member and Professor of International Affairs, a position that was created for him to honour his international accomplishments and reputation.
LanguageEnglish
Pages119-119
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of Plasma Physics
Volume79
Issue number02
Early online date7 Mar 2013
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2013

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Padma Kant Shukla 1950-2013. / Bingham, Robert; Eliasson, Bengt; Mendonca, Jose Tito; Stenflo, Lennart.

In: Journal of Plasma Physics, Vol. 79, No. 02, 04.2013, p. 119-119.

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