I am a condensed-matter physicist. For the last few years I have been active spreading the message of science and the scientific method
. In this context I have written over 30 articles at Nirmukta.com
. I am listed as an 'Enthusiastic Bright
' at the Brights Net.Books written
1. Introduction to Ferroic Materials
2. Smart Structures
3. Complexity Science
3a. Nauka złożoności. Trudne pytania,które zadajemy o sobie i o naszym Wszechświecie (2010)
(Polish version of Book No. 3. Translation by Malgorzata
4. Latent, Manifest, and Broken Symmetry
Recently I came across a website which gives data about the
library holdings of some of the books written or edited by me.
I did editing work for the journal Phase Transitions (Taylor & Francis, U.K.) for 25 years, and took voluntary retirement from the task of Associate Editor in 2010.
Participation in conferences held outside India
1978: Contributed paper, XI International Union of Crystallography (IUCr)
1981: Contributed papers, Fifth
International Meeting on Ferroelectricity (IMF5), State College, Pennsylvania.
1981: Invited speaker, XII IUCr Congress, Ottawa.
1985: Contributed papers, IMF6, Kobe.
1987: Invited speaker, XIV IUCr Congress, Perth.
1989: Invited speaker and session chairman,
1st International Symposium on Ferroic Domains and Mesoscopic Structures
1996: Invited speaker and session chairman,
1999: Chairman, Microsymposium on
Ferroic Structures, XVIII IUCr Congress,
2002: Invited speaker and session chairman,
2004: Plenary speaker, March 2004
meeting of the American Physical Society (APS), Montreal.
2004: Invited speaker, ISFD-8,