Category: Featured Biographies

Breathing A Song: Bobby McFerrin

Warning: Do not read any further if you are intimidated by ‘Change’. For those who haven’t listened to him yet, I suggest taking the risk. But there’s one disadvantage. You’ll never get enough out of …
Mahan Mitra

Mahan Mitra, a Mathematician Monk

An IIT Kanpur alumni mathematician Mahan Mitra, best known as Mahan Maharaj and Swami Vidyanathananda, has received India’s highest science and technology award ‘Shanthi Swarup Bhatnagar Award for Mathematics’ in 2011. On completion of school …
Balamurali Ambati

Balamurali Ambati, the World’s Youngest Doctor

Known As: Doctor, Professor, Corneal Specialist Achievement: The World’s youngest Doctor (Guinness Book of World Records) Born: 29 July 1977, Hollis Hills, New York State, USA Nationality: American Tamil-American ophthalmologist, educator, as well as researcher …