Welcome Pavanaja! Good to have someone like you join the wikimedia movement.
regards Arun On Sun, Mar 10, 2013 at 3:08 PM, noopur <noo...@cis-india.org> wrote: > ** > > Dear all, > > I take immense pleasure in (re)introducing Dr. U.B Pavanaja to the entire > Wikimedia community! Dr. Pavanaja has joined the Access to Knowledge team > at CIS as a consultant from March 4 onward. Those associated with Indian > language computing and especially that in Kannada may know him already for > having started the first Kannada website: Vishvakannada.com, the first > Kannada online magazine, the first Indian language (Kannada) website to > receive Golden Web Award, the first Indian language (Kannada) editor for > Palm OS and many more firsts. > > Dr. Pavanaja holds a Master’s degree from Mysore University and Ph.D. from > Mumbai University. He was a scientist at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, > Mumbai, for about 15 years and has done advanced research in Taiwan. He > resigned from BARC in 1997 and dedicated himself fully for the cause of > Computer and Indian languages. You could read more about his contributions > here <http://cis-india.org/openness/blog/pavanaja-profile.pdf>. Prior to > this he has also worked at Microsoft Research Labs and has been a long time > contributor to Kannada Wikipedia. > > We are very fortunate to have him on board. You can reach him at pavanaja > [at] cis-india [dot] org. Please join me in welcoming him to our community > :) > > Thank you, > > Noopur > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > >
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