Photonics Science and Engineering

Center for Lasers and Photonics, IIT Kanpur

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R R Dasari Lecture Series

Ramachandra Rao Dasari Distinguished Lecture Series

Late Ramachandra Rao Dasari, worked as a faculty member of Physics department of I.I.T. Kanpur for 16 years. He left IIT Kanpur in 1978.Subsequently, he worked at the National Research Council of Canada, University of British Columbia and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. He passed away in Schererville, IN, U.S.A. on April 12, 2020 at the age of 87.He established the first laser laboratory in India, fabricating the lasers indigenously. This pioneering work later led to the formation of CELT at IITK which has now grown into a vibrant Centre for Lasers and Photonics (CELP) offering interdisciplinary training and research.
In order to give respect to his contributions towards IIT Kanpur and the whole world, CELP conducts lecture series every year by inviting prominent scientist in the field of photonics.More details about the lecture series click the link below: