• Srinivasa Chakravarthy

    ... is Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. His research interests are in the areas of computational neuroscience. He is actively involved in science-popularisation efforts in Indian languages. With funding from IIT Madras, he coordinates a project that aims at publishing popular science books in Indian languages and distributing them to rural schools. He also invented a script called Bharati, an easy script that can be used to write all the major Indian languages.

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