Jagadish Chandra Bose
#664 Overall Influence

Jagadish Chandra Bose

Indian polymath, physicist, and biologist

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Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose , also spelled Jagdish and Jagadis, was a biologist, physicist, botanist and an early writer of science fiction. He pioneered the investigation of radio and microwave optics, made significant contributions to plant science, and laid the foundations of experimental science in the Indian subcontinent. IEEE named him one of the fathers of radio science. Bose is considered the father of Bengali science fiction, and also invented the crescograph, a device for measuring the growth of plants. A crater on the moon has been named in his honour. He founded Bose Institute, a premier research institute of India and also one of its oldest. Established in 1917, the Institute was the first interdisciplinary research centre in Asia. He served as the Director of Bose Institute from its inception until his death.

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University of London
University of London

Federal research university in London, England

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University of Calcutta
University of Calcutta

Public state university in Kolkata, West Bengal

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Presidency University
Presidency University

Public University in Kolkata, India

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University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge

Collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

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#296 World Rank
Physics
#459 World Rank
Chemistry
#1159 World Rank
Biology
#1431 World Rank
Anthropology
#7249 World Rank
Literature