Prof. Govindan Rangarajan obtained an Integrated MSc (Hons) degree from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, and a PhD from the University of Maryland, College Park, USA.

He then worked at the Lawrence Berkeley Lab, University of California, Berkeley, before returning to India in 1992. He has been a faculty member of the Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), since 1992.

He is currently the Director of IISc.

Recent Publications

  • N. Vishnu Priya, M. Senthilvelan, G. Rangarajan and M. Lakshmanan, On symmetry preserving and symmetry broken bright, dark and antidark soliton solutions of nonlocal nonlinear Schrodinger equation, Physics Letters A383, 15 (2019).
  • X. Lin, P. Kulkarni, F. Bocci, N. Schafer, S. Roy, M-Y. Tsai, Y. He, Y. Chen, K. Rajagopalan, S. Mooney, Y. Zeng, K. Weninger, A. Grishaev, J. Onuchic, H. Levine, P. Wolynes, R. Salgia, G. Rangarajan, V. Uversky, J. Orban, M. K. Jolly, Structural and Dynamical Order of a Disordered Protein: Molecular Insights into Conformational Switching of PAGE4 at the Systems Level, Biomolecules9, 77 (2019).
  • G. A. R. S. R. K. Kashyap, D. Bapat, D. Das, R. D. Gowaikar, R. E. Amritkar, G. Rangarajan, V. Ravindranath, G. Ambika, Synapse loss and progress of Alzheimer’s disease – A network model, Scientific Reports 9, 6555 (2019).
  • N. Vishnu Priya, M. Senthilvelan, and G. Rangarajan, On the role of four-wave mixing effect in the interactions between nonlinear modes of coupled generalized nonlinear Schrodinger equation, Chaos29, 123135 (2019).