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August 1st, 2015

Kalam: versatility personified

Abstract:

A nationalist thinker, his view of India’s progress was visionary and envisaged an India for the next generation.

“Is this polymeric nanofibre patch bio-degradable?” The question was not part of an end-semester examination nor was it asked during a PhD thesis defence. It came from former President Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam in his late night interaction with young researchers at the Nanotechnology Centre at SASTRA University during his visit on April 5, 2015. About this later.

SASTRA’s experience with Dr.Kalam aligned with his multidimensional persona — nationalist thinker, passionate researcher, socially conscious technocrat, attachment to native thinkers and above all an exemplary humanist.

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