Delhi research institute appoints founding director

By Indo Asian News Service | Friday, September 15, 2006 | 1:36:01 PM IST (+05:30 GMT) Comment 0 Comment

Bhubaneswar, Sep 15 (IANS) Afsar Abbas, an eminent scientist who was with the Institute of Physics here, has been appointed founding director of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences (CIRBAS), New Delhi.

Bhubaneswar, Sep 15 (IANS) Afsar Abbas, an eminent scientist who was with the Institute of Physics here, has been appointed founding director of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences (CIRBAS), New Delhi.

CIRBAS, the institute that recently began its work at Jamia Millia Islamia university here, is funded by the University Grants Commission (UGC).

'The new institute will play a major role in conducting top quality research in basic sciences like physics, mathematics, chemistry, biosciences and geosciences,' Abbas told IANS.

The physics professor is author of the book 'Philosophy of Science - a modern perspective'.

Abbas completed his Masters in Physics from McMaster University, Canada, and pursued a PhD in Theoretical Physics from Rutgers University in the US.

He came to India after working 17 years abroad including at the Weizmann Institute, Israel, Technical University, Darmstadt, Germany and Manchester University, Britain.

His research interests are in particle physics, nuclear physics, cosmology and mathematical physics.

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