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Kannada Songs, Riddles and Proverbs in Kannada Script-Professor H.R. Chandrasekhar

Kannada Songs, Riddles and Proverbs in Kannada Script

by: Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Professor H.R. Chandrasekhar, “Chandra,” received a B.Sc. degree from Bangalore University, India in 1966, an M.Sc from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India in 1968, and a Ph.D. in Physics from Purdue University, Lafayette, IN in 1973. After a post-doctoral fellowships at Purdue University and the Max-Planck-Institute für Festkörperforschung, Stuttgart, Germany, he joined the faculty of the Physics Department at the University of Missouri, Columbia MO in 1978. He is currently Professor of Physics, Department Chair and Director of Graduate Studies. He is an Alfted P. Sloan Fellow and a past consultant to the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) under the TOKTEN project..

H.R. Chandrasekhar,
Chair and Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Physics
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211

Academic Qualifications
1966 B.Sc. (Physics): Bangalore University, Bangalore, India.
1968 M.Sc. (Physics): Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.
December 1973 Ph.D. (Physics): Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, U.S.A.

1996-97: Visiting Reseach Scholar, Department of Physics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 (June-Dec. 1996) ; Visiting Research Professor, Optical Sciences Center, University of Arizona, Tuscon.(Jan. -June 1997).
1993: Consultant to India under the Transfer of Knowledge (TOKTEN) program sponsored by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
1980-1984: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship. One of twenty-one physicists selected in National Competition on the basis of “exceptional potential to make creative contributions to scientific knowledge in the early stages of career”.
1979-1980: University of Missouri Summer Research Fellowships.
1973-1974: David-Ross Fellowship, Purdue University. Awarded for exceptional teaching and research.
1966: Three gold-medals awarded for outstanding scholastic performance in Bachelor of Science examination from the Bangalore University, Bangalore, India.
1963-1968: National Merit Scholarship. Awarded in a National Competition by the Government of India.

Employment Experience
1987 to Present: Professor, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, University of Missouri-Columbia.
1982 to 1987: Associate Professor, Dept. of Physics, University of Missouri-Columbia.
1978 to 1981: Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of Missouri-Columbia
Oct. 1975-Jan. 1978: Research Scientist at the Max-Planck-Institut fü r Festkö rperforschung, Stuttgart, West Germany with Profs. Manuel Cardona and Ludwig Genzel.
Jan. 1974-Oct. 1975: Research Associate, Physics Department, Purdue University with Prof. A.K. Ramdas.
Jan. 1970-Dec. 1973: Research Assistant, Physics Department, Purdue University

Membership in Professional Societies:
American Physical Society, Missouri Academy of Science, American Association of University Teachers, SPIE.

Scientific Interests: Application of Optical techniques for a variety of organic and inorganic materials including biological systems. Spectroscopic investigation of normal and malignant tissues of colon in an effort to identify tissue specific features.

Selected Publications (110 total)

  • Neutron transmutation doping as an experimental probe for AsSe in ZnSe, E.D. Wheeler, Jack L. Boone, J.W. Farmer and H.R. Chandrasekhar, Phys. Rev. B53, 15617 (1996-I).
  • Neutron transmutation doping as an experimental probe for CuZn in ZnSe, E.D. Wheeler, Jack L. Boone, J.W. Farmer and H.R. Chandrasekhar, J. Appl. Phys. 81, 524 (1997).
  • Incorporation of CuZn centers in ZnSe far from equilibrium, E.D. Wheeler, Jack L. Boone, J.W. Farmer and H.R. Chandrasekhar, J. Phys. Chem. Solids, 58, 79 (1997).
  • Temperature dependence of Interband transitions in short period GaAs/AlAs superlattices, S. Guha, Q. Cai, M. Chandrasekhar, H.R. Chandrasekhar, H.Kim, A.D. Alvarenga, R. Vogelgesang, A.K. Ramdas and M.R. Melloch, Physics of Low Dimensional Structures, 1, 57(1997).
  • Hydrostatic Pressure study of Raman phonons in YBa2(Cu0.96Ni0.04)4O8, D.J. Payne, S. Guha, M. Chandrasekhar, H.R. Chandrasekhar, B. Jayaram, and J. Ulanday, Review of High Pressure Science and Technology, 7, 535 (1998).
  • Emission Spectra of Colonic Tissue and Endogenous Fluorophores, B. Banerjee, Brent Miedema and H.R. Chandrasekhar, American Journal of Medical Science, 316, 220 (1998).
  • Photoluminescence of Short Period GaAs/AlAs Superlattices: a hydrostatic pressure and temperature study, S. Guha, Q. Cai, M. Chandrasekhar, H.R. Chandrasekhar, H.Kim, A.D. Alvarenga, R. Vogelgesang, A.K. Ramdas and M.R. Melloch, Phy. Rev. B58, 7222 (1998).
  • On the planarity of para-Hexaphenyl, S.Guha, W. Graupner, R. Resel, M. Chandrasekhar, H.R. Chandrasekhar, R. Glaser, and G. Leising, Phys. Rev. Lett. ., 82, 3625 (1999).
  • Role of basement membrane collagen and elastin in the auto-fluorescence spectra of the colon, B.Banerjee, B. Miedema and H.R. Chandrasekhar, J. Investigative Medicine, 47, 326 (1999).
  • Optical properties of poly(para-phenylenes) under high pressure, S.Guha, W. Graupner, S. Yang, M. Chandrasekhar, H.R. Chandrasekhar, and G. Leising, Physica Status Solidi, 211, 177-188 (1999).
  • Optical and structural properties of ZnO films deposited on GaAs by pulsed laser deposition, Y.R. Ryu, S. Zhu, H.R. Chandrasekhar, P.F. Miceli and H.W. White, J. Appl. Phys.88, 201-204 (2000).
  • Geometry Dependent Electronic Properties of Highly Fluorescent Conjugated Molecules, S. Yang, W.Graupner, S. Guha, P. Puschnig, C. Martin, H. R. Chandrasekhar, M. Chandrasekhar, G. Leising, C.Ambrosch-Draxl and U. Scherf, Physical Review Letters, 85, 2388 (2000).

Book Chapters:

  • GALLIUM ARSENIDE, edited by J.S. Blakemore, ISBN 0-88318-525-3, LC 87-932, 1987, book chapter with A.K. Ramdas.
  • BANDGAP TUNING IN SEMICONDUCTOR HETEROSTRUCTURES, a book chapter in the Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, ed; John G. Webster, Wiley & sons, (1999).
  • DICTIONARY OF PURE AND APPLIED PHYSICS, H.R. Chandrasekhar, “Comprehensive Dictionary of Physics”, Dipak Basu, Editor-in-Chief; CRC Press Inc. 2001, ISBN 0-8493-2890-X.
  • OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF ORGANIC WIDE BANDGAP SEMICONDUCTORS UNDER HIGH PRESSURE, S. Guha, W. Graupner, S. Yang, M. Chandrasekhar, H. R. Chandrasekhar, “Anisotropic Organic Materials” – ACS Symposium Series 798, pp 127-142 (2002).

December 29, 2007 - Posted by | KANNADA Songs


  1. ತುಂಬಾ ಚೆನ್ನಾಗಿದೆ, ಬಹಳ ಶ್ರಮ ಪಟ್ಟಿದ್ದಾರೆ.

    Comment by swamynathan | December 29, 2007 | Reply

  2. ಬಾಳ ಸಂದಾಕೈತ್ರಿ. ಮೆನತ್ತಿನ್ ಕೆಲ್ಸ ಮಾಡವ್ರೆ. ಒಳ್ಳೇ ಕೆಲ್ಸಮಾಡವ್ರು, ದೇಸ್ದಾಗಿದ್ರೇನು, ಪರ್ದೇಸ್ದಗಿದ್ರೇನಪ. ಯಾರ್ ಏಳಕಾತದೆ. ಒಳ್ಳೆ ಕೆಲ್ಸ ಒಳ್ಳೇದೆ ಅಲ್ಲೇನಪ. ನಾವೇನ್ ಒಟ್ಟೇಗೆ ಮಣ್ತಿಂತೀವ. ನಾವ್ ಅಂಗೆಲ್ಲಾ ಅನ್ ರುತ ಏಳೋಪೈಕಿ ಅಲ್ರಿ. ತಿಳಿತೇನ.

    -ಉಸಾರು. ಇದೇ ತರ, ಕನ್ನಡದ್ ಏಳ್ಗೆ ಮಾಡಿ. ಆ ಮಾತಾಯಿ, ಅರಸ್ತಾಳ್ರಿ. ಉ… ದಿಟ ನಾನೇಳೋದು.

    Comment by ಯೆಂಕ್ಟೇಸಪ್ಪ | April 12, 2008 | Reply

  3. Every Kannadiga should be proud of The Book, Karnataka Bhagawatha. It is meticulously prepared with the help of eminent kannada scholars. This is truely a International endevour !

    Similar works should be carried out, so that all the palm leaves which are lost in the dusty, dingy corners of karnataka, and elsewhere, will see the light of the day !

    Comment by holalkerekar | December 5, 2008 | Reply

  4. 10ivr8UUcauO7

    Comment by Bronson | January 6, 2009 | Reply

  5. ಕನ್ನಡದ ತಾಯಿ ಕೆಲಸ ಮಾಡೋದು ಹೆತ್ತ ತಾಯಿ ಸೇವೆ ಮಾಡಿದಂತೆ ಸಾರಿ, ಆದರೆ ಸೇವೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಸ್ವಾರ್ಥ ಸಲ್ಲದು, ಯಾವುದೇ ವಿದ್ಯೆ ಪಡೆದರು ಕೂಡ ಕನ್ನಡದವರೊಂದಿಗೆ ಕನ್ನಡದಲ್ಲಿಯೇ ಮಾತನಾಡಬೇಕು ಅದೇ ನಮ್ಮ ಕನ್ನಡದ ಧರ್ಮ

    Comment by V.B. Muttinamath | May 28, 2009 | Reply

  6. It is very commendable work, done outside India.

    Comment by venkatesh | May 12, 2010 | Reply

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