Towards a Quantum Theory of Gravity: Relativity, Quantum Mechanics, Black Holes & String Theory

Dr. Atish DABHOLKAR After graduating from IIT Kanpur, Dr. Atish DABHOLKAR completed his doctoral research from Princeton University. He has been Professor of Physics at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, a visiting professor at Stanford, and has held research appointments at Harvard and Caltech. Currently, Dr. Dabholkar is ‘Director of Research’ at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) in Paris where he holds the ‘Excellence Chair’ of the French National Agency of Research (ANR). He received the ‘LPS National Leadership award’ from the President of India in 2008 and the prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Physical Sciences (2006) awarded by the Prime Minister of India.

Event Date & Time

February 27, 2011 –


RANI MAHAL, 9 rue Saint Augustin, Paris 75002. Metro: Quatre Septembre Telephone:

Tenue de Ville

RSVP closed as this is a past event.