Tathagat Avatar Tulsi : Dr. Tathagat Avatar Tulsi youngest IIT Professor
Tathagat Avatar Tulsi : Dr. Tathagat Avatar Tulsi youngest IIT Professor at the age of 22. Dr. Tathagat Avtar Tulsi born 9 September 1987 in Patna and is an Indian physicist. Tathagat Avatar Tulsi is a most well known as a child prodigy and has been completed high school at the age of nine, earned a B.Sc. at the age of ten and a M.Sc. at the age of twelve. In August 2009, he got his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Science at the age of 21.
Tathagat Avatar Tulsi biography:
He received wide public attention in 2001, when he was shortlisted by the Indian Department of Science and Technology (DST) to participate in a Nobel laureates conference in Germany. Later, the DST officials claimed that it was a mistake to shortlist him, and that he was a “fake prodigy”. Following the controversy, Tulsi suffered from depression, which according to him, cost him a Ph.D. seat at IIT. He decided to “fight back” by earning a Ph.D. and gaining recognition as a scientist.
Tathagat Avatar Tulsi completing his phd, Tulsi was admitted by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), where he wrote a 33-page long Ph.D. thesis on “Generalizations of the Quantum Search Algorithm”. He has the special distinction of being one of the world’s youngest scientists. At the age of 17, he co-authored a research manuscript (“A New Algorithm for Fixed-point Quantum Search”) with Lov Grover, the inventor of a quantum search algorithm that goes by his name.
Tathagat Avatar Tulsi Career:
Dr. Tulasi joined IIT Bombay in July 2010 as a faculty member in the Physics department. With this he became the youngest faculty member ever at IIT Bombay.
Tathagat Avatar Tulsi Achievements:
Tulsi is listed as one of the most gifted Asian youngsters by TIME magazine, mentioned as “Superteen” by SCIENCE, “Physics Prodigy” by The TIMES, “Master Mind” by The WEEK and listed by OUTLOOK as one of the smartest Indian youngsters. Tathagat Avatar Tulsi participated in the Stock Exchange of Visions project of Fabrica, Benetton’s research centre in 2007. He was invited by Luciano Benetton for a dinner in honor of Al Gore on Jun. 14, 2007 in Milano, Italy. Tathagat’s story was showcased by National Geographic Channel in the program My Brilliant Brain. The episode named “India’s Geniuses” was aired on 13 Dec. 07 and was hosted by Bollywood actress Konkona Sen Sharma.
Tulsi claims to have had deep spiritual experiences “beyond what is normal”, and says that he has ‘special’ abilities.
We from IndiaSummary hearty congratulations to Dr. Tathagat Avatar Tulsi.