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Prof. T.N. Guru Row

A pioneer in the field of crystallography in India and an authority worldwide, Prof. T. N. Guru Row is a Professor in the department of Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit at the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. He has a B.Sc (Hons) in Physics and an M.Sc in Solid state physics from Bangalore University, and a Ph.D from IISc, Bengaluru.

Through decades of groundbreaking research, he has made significant contributions in the fields of Chemical Crystallography and Materials Design. Prof. Guru Row is a distinguished member of several prestigious scientific academies, such as the International Center for Diffraction Data and Fellow of The Indian Academy of Sciences. He has also been an Associate Editor of RSC Advances, a journal published by the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK.

Among his several accolades are the Young Scientist award from CSIR, the Medal from the Chemical Research Society India (CRSI), the Prof Y.T. Thathachari Prestigious Research Award for Science and the J.C. Bose Fellowship 2010-2015.

His incredible 364 publications till date are a testament to his contributions to the scientific community. He has also been instrumental in guiding 17 PhD students and 9 Master's students.

Bridging the gap between research and real-life, Prof. Row has taken a keen interest in improving science learning at the school level and has agreed to share his immense wealth of knowledge with Prayoga.

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