ICUN-led IYPT 2019 India Program includes a Special e-publication called, PERIOD. The e-publication will be widely circulated in schools, colleges and universities in India and abroad.

PERIOD will consist of exclusive interviews of distinguished scholars and educators based on the UNESCO-IYPT 2019 objectives. It will be edited by the Program Head, Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya and interviews will be conducted by Muskan Chhajer.

The interviews you see on this page will eventually become part of the e-publication PERIOD; we express our gratitude and thank the experts for granting the interviews.

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Yuri Oganessian

Yuri Oganessian is a legendary nuclear physicist and is considered world’s leading researcher in superheavy chemical elements. He led the discovery of three elements in the periodic table. Yuri Oganessian invented a method of cold fusion. It played a vital role in the discoveries of elements from 104 to 113. Element 118 is named Oganesson in his honor.

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Prof C.N.R. Rao

Prof. Rao is an Indian chemist who has worked in solid state and structural chemistry. His work has profoundly impacted fields such as colossal magneto resistance and high temperature superconductivity. He has made immense contributions to nanomaterials over the last two decades, besides his work on hybrid materials.

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