Saturday, April 25, 2009

Third Ph.D. at eighty seven! - Dr S Gopala Sastry

Third Ph.D. at eighty seven! - Dr S Gopala Sastry

Special Correspondent

VISAKHAPATNAM: A chartered engineer, promoter of fine arts and social worker S. Gopala Sastry has registered for his third Ph.D. at the age of 87 years. Dr. Sastry, secretary of Visakha Music and Dance Academy which runs the Kalabharathi auditorium, took his first Ph.D. from California University in 1980 in literature and fine arts. On April 21 he submitted to Andhra University thesis for his second Ph.D., on "development of a green model for conceptualisation of infrastructural requirement in respect of the water regime in an expanding urban scenario". He registered for the Ph.D. in February 2006 and was given five years to submit his thesis. But prepared and submitted the thesis in three years. While submitting the thesis, he registered himself for his third Ph.D. with the topic "climate change in the globe".

The Hindu : Andhra Pradesh / Visakhapatnam News : Third Ph.D. at eighty seven! (25 April 2009)


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