Dr. Chowdhury came to IPFW in 1970 and retired in 2001 as a professor emeritus of geology. He received degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology in India in 1956 (B.S.) and 1958 (M.A.) and the Ph.D. from Texas A & M University in 1961. Dr. Chowdhury was an internationally recognized seismologist and was instrumental in developing the Geogarden between Kettler and Neff halls. He was recipient of the 1995 Outstanding Teacher Award. In 1994 he received the Pride of India Award.
Photo: Current (September 1994), p. 3.