PEOPLE International Advisory Board
Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad
Area of Research:  String Theory
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Ashoke Sen is Professor at the Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad. He received his PhD from the SUNY at Stony Brook in 1982. He has made pioneering contributions to the development of string theory. He has been awarded the ICTP prize in 1989, S S Bhatnagar Award in 1994 and the Third World Academy prize in 1997. He has been elected as a fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences in 1991 and of the Indian National Science Academy in 1995. In 1998 Sen was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of London