Overseas Trips of Alladi Ramakrishnan
Professor Alladi Ramakrishnan believed that close interaction with the leading scientists around the world was essential for fundamental research. He traveled annually to present his work at conferences and universities worldwide. He has lectured at more than 30 international conferences, and given talks at about 200 centers of higher learning in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. In doing so, not only did he disemminate his research work and those of his group, but also used it as an opportunity to make new contacts and invite active researchers to Madras. Among his many trips abroad, we mention a few that were especially significant in terms of his career.