Forerunners of Indian STEM: Prof. Rohini Godbole

Prof. Rohini Godbole is a professor at the Centre for High Energy Physics, Indian Institute of Sciences, Bengaluru. Prof. Godbole has been working in the field of particle physics research for over 4 decades. Her research is focused on the standard model and beyond standard model phenomenology. She is a part of the International Detector Advisory Group for the International Linear Collider (ILC) at CERN. She is a recipient of many national and international awards, besides being the fellow of all three premier science academies in India, namely — Indian Academy of Science (IASc), Indian National Science Academy (INSA) and the National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI). She is also an elected fellow of the Science Academy of the Developing World (TWAS). She was bestowed with the Padmashri award by Govt. of India in the year 2019 and the Order of Merit by the French government in 2021.

In this video, Prof. Godbole talks to Sci-ROI volunteers Rohit Vaidya and Kadambari Vijay Sai about her science journey, the challenges she faced and overcame and some words of wisdom for the early career researchers. She also discusses her work in promoting women participation in Science in India.


Interviewed By

Rohit Vaidya
PhD Student | University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Kadambari Vijay Sai
PhD Student | University of Ottawa

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