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Virendra Singh

Indian physicist
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Date of birth
Awards Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology, TWAS fellow
Authority VIAF id ISNI id BIBSYS id Library of congress id
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Virendra Singh (born June 8, 1938) is an Indian theoretical physicist and a former C. V. Raman chair professor and director of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR). Known for his research in high energy physics, Singh is an elected fellow of all the three major Indian science academies - Indian National Science Academy, Indian Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Sciences, India as well as The World Academy of Sciences. The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, the apex agency of the Government of India for scientific research, awarded him the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology, one of the highest Indian science awards, for his contributions to Physical Sciences in 1973.

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