Preface: special issue in memory of Professor Padma Kant Shukla 1950-2013

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Abstract

This special issue is devoted to the memory of Professor Padma Kant Shukla, who passed away 26 January 2013 on his travel to New Delhi, India to receive the prestigious Hind Rattan (Jewel of India) award. Padma was born in Tulapur, Uttar Pradesh, India, 7 July 1950, where he grew up and got his education. He received a PhD degree in Physics at the Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India, in 1972, under the supervision of late Prof. R. N. Singh, and a second PhD degree in Theoretical Plasma Physics from Umeå University in Sweden in 1975, under the supervision of Prof. 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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)981-981
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of Plasma Physics
Volume79
Issue number06
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2013

Keywords

  • Professor Padma Kant Shukla
  • plasma physics

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