# Professional Experience of Dr. K. Srinivasa Rao

** Fellow,** National Academy of Sciences (Elected).

** Fellow,** Tamil Nadu Academy of Sciences (Elected).

** Editor, Newsletter ** of the Society for Special Functions and their
Applictions.

** Life Member,** Ramanujan Mathematical Society.

** Life Member,** Special Functions and their Applications, Society.

** Supervisor for :** **S.Susila, Ph.D. (Madras) - 1981;**

V.Rajeswari, Ph.D. (Madras) - 1989; S.N. Pitre (Belgium) -1996.

suggested the problems and guided (partly) :

**K.Venkatesh (Mysore 1982); S.Malecki (RPI, Troy, 1984)**
for their Ph.D. degrees.

** Senior Professor, ** Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Madras,
Feb. 1997 -

** Professor, ** Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Madras, Oct. 1989 - Jan.
1997.

** Associate Professor,** Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Madras,
Feb.1978 - Sep.1989.

**Assistant Professor,** Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Madras,
July 1972 - Jan.1978.

** Senior Research Fellow,** Institute of Mathematical Sciences,
Madras, Nov.1967 - June 1972.

** CSIR Junior Research Fellow,** Institute of Mathematical Sciences,
Madras, Nov.1964 - Oct.1967.

** Research Trainee,** Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Madras,
May - Oct.1964.

** Demonstrator,** Physics Department, Vivekananda College, Madras,
July 1961 - Aug. 1962.

** Visiting Associate Professor,** Department of Physics,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, Sep.1978 - May 1979.

** Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellow**
at the Institute for Theoretical Nuclear Physics, University of
Bonn, Germany,

during the periods : Feb.1977 - Jan.1978; May - Dec.1980; Oct.1981 - Jan.1982;
Aug.- Oct.1984.

** Indian National Science Academy - Royal Society of London
exchange scientist**
at Daresbury Laboratory, Universities of Oxford and
Manchester, during the period July - Aug. 1984 (3 weeks).

** Visiting Scientist,** Center for Particle Theory, University
of Texas

at Austin, Texas, U.S.A., during April - July 1988.

** Visiting Professor,** Lab.voor Numerieke Wiskunde en Informatica,

Rijks Universiteit Gent, Belgium, on a 4-year EEC Project between the

Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Madras and University of Ghent, Belgium,

during Nov.1990 - Jan.1991; Sep. - Nov.1993; Oct. 1995 - Jan. 1996 and

Sept. - Nov. 1997.

** Senior Scientist,** Department of Physics, Duke University, Durham, N.C.,

USA, during Sep. - Dec. 1991.

** Participated in 24 International Conferences between 1972--1990,**

and in several symposia and conferences held in India. (see Appendix 1).

** During stays abroad, visited and lectured at several leading research
centers**

in Austria, Belgium, Canada, England, France, Germany, Iran, Italy,

Mexico, Netherlands, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, USA and USSR (see Appendix 2).

** Resource Person** for several Refresher Courses in Physics for

College/University Undergraduate/Post graduate Teachers of the Universities

of Bharathidasan, Calicut, Cochin, Gorakhpur, Madras and Mysore.

** Ph.D. Thesis/Viva-Voce examiner,**
M.Phil/M.Sc. Dissertation Advisor/Examiner, Member of Board of
Examiners, Question Paper setter for M.Sc., etc.
for the Universities of Bharathidasan, Calicut, Cochin,
Madras, Mother Therasa and Mysore.

** Convened and conducted the following :**
One-day Symposium on ** Computers in Science and Industry,**
at Matscience, Madras, (March 28, 1969).

Matscience Conference on ** Nuclear Physics**, at Mysore,
(March 1-4, 1973).

Matscience Conference on ** Collective Phenomenon in Nuclei and Solids,**
(with Prof.R.Sridhar) at Mysore, (Dec. 1975).

Matscience Conference on ** Charmed Physics of the Seventies,**
(with Prof. R.Parthasarathy), at Mysore, 1981.

Workshop on ** Recent Developments in Theoretical Nuclear Physics,**

(sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, the Board of Research
in Nuclear Studies, the Indian National Science Academy and Matscience),
at Matscience, Madras (May 1-9,1985).

** Promotion and Development of **

the George Sudarshan Center for Physics and Computer Science,
CMS College, Kottayam, with Training the Teachers
to conduct courses in Basic and Fortran Programming;
Computers and Operating Systems; Planning and inauguration of the
Computer Center
and the Commencement of Classes for students, during 1985 -- 1987
(8 visits, each of one week duration, as a Consultant, deputed by
the Director of Matscience).

Workshop on the ** Mathematics of Computer algorithms,**
at Matscience, Madras (May 7-15, 1986).

** One week with a Scientist -- Prof.E.C.G.Sudarshan,**
(sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology), at the George
Sudarshan Center for Physics and Computer Science, CMS College, Kottayam
(July 1986).

National Symposium on ** Recent Developments in Theoretical Physics,**
(sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology and Matscience),
at the George Sudarshan Center, CMS College, Kottayam (Sept.15-19, 1986).

International Conference on ** Number Theory** in honour of Srinivasa
Ramanujan

(coordinated with the
Institute of Fundamental Studies), at Kandy, Sri Lanka (Dec.28,1987 -
Jan.1,1988).

One-day Symposium on ** Recent Trends in Theoretical Nuclear Physics,**
(in honour of **Prof.S.C.K.Nair** and sponsored by
Matscience, Physical Research Laboratory and Institute of Physics, at the
Department of Physics, University of Calicut, Calicut (Dec.31, 1993).

Symposium on ** Quantum Groups,** in the IX th Annual Meeting of the Ramanujan
Mathematical Society, at University of Kerala, Trivandrum (May 18, 1994).

Convened and conducted the Workshop on ** Special Functions and Differential
Equations,**

at the Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai (Jan. 13 -- 24, 1997),

sponsored by Matscience, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research,
Department of Science and Technology, Indian National Science Academy,
National Board for Higher Mathematics, International Center for Theoretical
Physics (Trieste, Italy) and the European Commission (Brussels, Belgium).

**Reviewer for: **

Journal of Mathematical Physics

Journal of Physics A : Mathematical and General

Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics

Pramana

IIT Journal for Mathematical and Physical Sciences