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Distinguished Lectures

Distinguished Lectures

The B M Birla Science Centre has one of the most prestigious ongoing Distinguished Visitorship Programmes anywhere.

Lectures are delivered under four heads: The B M Birla Memorial Lecture, Frontiers of Science Forum Lecture Series, B M Birla Science Centre Lecture Series and the G P Birla Distinguished Lecture Series.

Distinguished Visitorships

Under this program distinguished scientists visit the Centre to deliver the B M Birla Memorial Lecture and the Frontiers of Science Forum Lecture.

Amongst the prominent scientists who have delivered these lectures are Sir Fred Hoyle, Sir Hermann Bondi, Prof. Philip Morrison, Prof. Yuval Ne eman, and Nobel Laureates Prof. Abdus Salam, Prof. William Fowler, Prof. Van Der Meer, Prof. Antony Hewish, Prof. Lord George Porter, Prof. Norman Ramsey, Prof. Werner Arber, Prof. Ilya Prigogine, Prof. De Gennes, Prof. Norman Borlaug, Sir Aaron Klug, Prof. James Watson, Prof. Roald Hoffman, The Dalai Lama, Prof. Klaus Von Klitzing, Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs, Prof. Gerard t Hooft , Prof. S. Chu, Prof. Charles Townes, Sir Harold Kroto, Prof. Doughals Osheroff, Prof. Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Prof. Robert Curl, Prof. William D. Phillips, Prof. Anthony J. Leggett, Prof. Ei-Ichi Negishi, Prof. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan and Prof. Serge Haroche.

Lecture Series

  • The B M Birla Memorial Lecture Series
  • Frontiers of Science Forum Lecture Series
  • G P Birla Distinguished Lecture Series