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Sandip Pakvasa, PhD Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Pakvasa has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the physics education industry

Dr. Sandip Pakvasa excelled at the University of Hawaii as an associate professor and a professor of physics become accepting the designation of professor emeritus in 2013.

    KAILUA, HI, April 23, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Sandip Pakvasa with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Pakvasa celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Prior to embarking on his professional path, Dr. Pakvasa obtained a Bachelor of Science in 1954 and a Master of Science from the University of Baroda in 1957. After moving to the United States in 1961, Dr. Pakvasa ultimately graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy from Purdue University in 1966.

Demonstrating considerable knowledgeability in his field, Dr. Pakvasa initially worked as a research associate at Syracuse University. He later served the University of Hawaii, Honolulu as an assistant professor in 1968. Dr. Pakvasa later excelled at the University of Hawaii as an associate professor and a professor of physics become accepting the designation of professor emeritus in 2013.

Dr. Pakvasa has also found success as a visiting professor at the University of Wisconsin, the National High Energy Physics Laboratory, the University of Melbourne and the Tata Institute of Fund Research. In 1982, he was active as a visiting associate at the European Organization of Nuclear Research, and as a McMinn lecturer at Vanderbilt University in 1996. Demonstrating an impressive professional skill set, he has completed work in such topics as neutrino oscillation, CP violation in hyperon decays, etc. Due to his knowledge in his field, Dr. Pakvasa has contributed several chapters and articles to relevant books and journals.

A prominent member in his field, Dr. Pakvasa was the recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Award for Research in 2013. Previously, he was presented with the University of Hawaii Regent's Medal in 2009 for his work with particle physics warranted him. His honors are extensive, and he was notably invited as the Distinguished Ramanathan Professor to the Physical Research Laboratory in Ahmedabad, India in 2009. In 1976, Dr. Pakvasa was elected as a fellow of American Physical Society.

From a young age, Dr. Pakvasa has been interested in how the world works and has cultivated an interest in physics. Now celebrating a career punctuated with accomplishments, he is further noteworthy for his exemplary research with Hirotaka Sugawara. Dr. Pakvasa has been honored in numerous publications, including Who's Who in the America and Who's Who in the West.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Pakvasa has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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