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  Phanindra Nath  Ghosh

Name Professor PN Ghosh
(Professor Phanindra Nath Ghosh)
  Gender M
Birth 1884
Specialization Applied Physics
  Year of Election 1930  
  Demise 23-12-1946

Phanindra Nath Ghosh obtained his PhD degree in Applied Physics from University of Calcutta (1920). He was the Ghosh Professor of Applied Physics, University of Calcutta.

Academic and Research Achievements: Ghosh carried out investigations in molecular spectroscopy, dielectrics and design of electrical measuring instruments. During those days, his spectroscopic laboratory was one of the best in East.

Other Contributions: Ghosh developed the Department of Applied Physics of University of Calcutta into a leading centre of research. He was a Member of the Managing Committee, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Chairman, Industrial Survey Committee of Bengal and Vice-President of Bengal Industrial Research Board.

Awards and Honours: Dr Ghosh was the President, Physics Section of Indian Science Congress (1941). He was a Fellow of the Asiatic Society (Kolkata) and Senate, University of Calcutta and also the President of the Indian Physical Society (1943-45) and Indian Science News Association.

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