Prof. Michel Danino

Prof. Michael Danino

Visiting Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Gandhinagar


Prof. Michel Danino  is a guest professor at IIT Gandhinagar and has been a member of the Indian Council of Historical Research. In 2017, Government of India conferred Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honor for his contribution towards Literature & Education. Danino had authored The Lost River: On The Trail of the Sarasvati, which identified the legendary Sarasvati River, mentioned in Rigveda with the current Ghaggar-Hakra River. V Rajamani over Current Science reviewed it in favorable terms and praised Danino for his meticulous research.