Sushama Rath

We are deeply saddened by the sudden death of Mrs. Sushama Rath on August 19, 2014.  No further detail about funeral arrangements is available.

Krupasindhu Kar

Retired Reader in Physics, Krupasindhu Kar passed away night of  March 5, 2015 in the Bhubaneswar Apolo hospital.  He received  his M. Sc. degree from Ravenshaw Collge (now Ravenshaw University) in 1964 and pursued an academic career.  His students and contemporaries are spread around the world.

We share our sadness and sympathy with the family.

(Details are offered by classmate/colleague Brahmananda Mohanty at Bhubaneswar)


On the road to happiness

A measure of mood booster

A mathematical model representation of mood booster has been  applied by researchers at the Max Planck UCL (University College London) Center for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research to determine what causes it.   According to the study author and neurologist Robb Rutledge, “Happiness is not about how well you are doing in general but rather if you are doing better than expected.”  Can we use this knowledge to boost our own well-being?  Read on