Thomas Dudley Cabot Professor of the Natural Sciences
Narayan is the Thomas Dudley Cabot Professor of the Natural Sciences at Harvard Univ., U.S.A. He obtained his PhD in 1979 at Bangalore Univ., India. He has made numerous contributions in many areas of astrophysics, notably in the field of black holes. His work spans theory, observations, and numerical simulations. His membership includes: Royal Society (London); National Academy of Sciences (USA); American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Honorary Fellowship of the Indian Academy of Sciences.
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Astrophysics; accretion; active galactic nuclei; black holes; gamma-ray bursts; gravitational lensing; high performance computing; image processing; radio pulsars; scattering theory; relativistic jets; X-ray astronomy
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Section:07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences