Nationality : Indian
Life Time : 30 October 1909 – 24 January 1966
Renowned For : Founder, director and professor of physics at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), founder of Trombay Atomic Energy Establishment (Named in-order to honour him), known as “Father of Indian Nuclear Programme”, India’s three-stage nuclear power program to be long term energy independent was proposed by him to utilize the use of vast available Thorium and less available Uranium reserves.
Profession : Nuclear scientist, Painter, Radio astronomy.
Notable awards : Adams Prize (1942), Padma Bhushan (1954) & Fellow of the Royal Society.