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Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

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Ramakrishnan in 2015
62nd President of the Royal Society
In office
1 December 2015 – 30 November 2020
Preceded byPaul Nurse
Succeeded byAdrian Smith
Personal details
Born
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

1952 (age 67–68)
Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India
Citizenship
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
Spouse(s)
Vera Rosenberry
(m. 1975)
[1]
Children1[1]
ResidenceUnited Kingdom
Websitewww2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/venki-ramakrishnan
Alma mater
Known for
Awards
Scientific career
Fields
Institutions
ThesisThe Green Function Theory of the Ferroelectric Phase Transition in Potassium Dihydrogen-Phosphate (1976)
Doctoral advisorTomoyasu Tanaka[1][7]
Influences