Nobel Laureate Paul Boyer

posted in: AI, Obituary | 0

Paul D. Boyer, who has died aged 99, was an American biochemist who shared the 1997 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with John Walker and Jens Skou for discovering aspects of how the body’s cells store and use energy – a … Continued

Professor Nimai Mohapatra passed away

posted in: Obituary | 0

We are deeply saddened by the sudden death of Prof. Nimain Charan Mahapatra, professor of Physics in Berhampur University. He received his Masters Degree in Physics in Ravenshaw College (now Ravesnshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha), and Ph. D. degree in  State … Continued

Subhas Mohapatra passed away

posted in: Obituary | 1

Dr. Subhas Chandra Mohapatra, an Odia Path Finder, scientist, educator and entrepreneur with a great passion for the Odia community suddenly passed away in his dear work place on December 21, 2017. The Odia community is grieved and it is … Continued

Our sympathy for the Family of Deba Patnaik

posted in: Obituary | 0

Anuradha Patnaik (I used to address her as Bebi), an undergraduate student of mine in Ravenshaw College, Odisha (now Ravenshaw University) in 1965-66, passed away on December 16, 2017 suffering from pancreatic cancer. At the time of death she and her husband … Continued

Dr. U. R. Rao (1932-2017) passed away

posted in: Obituary | 0

Padma Bibhusana (2017) Dr. Udupi Ramachandra Rao who was behind the creation of the Balasore, Odisha space launch site passed away on July 24, 2017. More details available in the following references. More details are available in the Washington Post and New York … Continued

Professor Tara Prasad Das passed away

posted in: Obituary | 31

August 22, 2017 Update – A memorial function scheduled for September 30, 2017 A memorial event celebrating the life of Late Prof. Tara Prasad Das is planned on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the Alumni House of the University at … Continued

Sujit Mohanty

posted in: Obituary | 8

The Odia community lost a reputed singer (and lawyer) Sujit Mohanty.  He passed away peacefully on Sunday (January 22, 2017).  He belonged to the second generation (45 RPM) of gramophone recording artists behind the Akhsyaya Mohanty era.  He had entertained the … Continued

Dr. Priyatama Deo passed away

posted in: Obituary | 6

We are deeply saddened by the news of Dr. Priyatama Deo (ex principal of Ravesnaw College Principal)’s death on Jan. 15, 2017 who had dedicated her whole life for the cause of higher education. She had a charming personality. She had … Continued