Prof. Chandra Varma
University of California, Riverside
Prof. Chandra Varma is now the Chancellor's Chair and a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Physics at University of California, Riverside. In 1968, obtained a Doctorate Degree in Physics at the University of Minnesota;Then joined the Theoretical Physics Research Department of Bell Laboratories in New Jersey as a Post-doc and remained there subsequently as a Member of Staff and later as the Head of the Theoretical Physics Department. In 2003, he joined UCR. Chandra has been a visiting Professor at the University of Chicago, at College de France in Paris, at Cambridge University, at University of Karlsruhe, at Stanford University, and held the Lorentz Chair in Leiden in 2000. He has been awarded a Honorary Doctorate by the University of Minnesota, is a fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Third World Academy. He has received the Distinguished Service Award from Bell Laboratories, and the Humboldt Prize of the German Academy of Sciences. He has published over 160 papers in various aspects of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics and is cited more than 16,000 times.
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