Goverdhan Mehta

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Goverdhan Mehta
Born (1943-06-26) 26 June 1943 (age 77)
Nationality Indian
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Doctoral advisor Sukh Dev

Goverdhan Mehta FNA, FASc, FRS, FRSC (born 26 June 1943) is an Indian researcher and chemical scientist.

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Career

Mehta received his BSc and MSc from the BITS Pilani [1] and PhD from Pune University. [2] He has authored more than 400 research papers. He has received the Trieste prize. [3]

Academic and professional positions held

Controversy

In 2006, the U.S. government refused Mehta a visa; this decision was strongly criticised by Indian and American scientists. [4] [5] [6] [7]

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