Sambhu Nath De India

Biography of Sambhu Nath De

Sambhu Nath De graduated BSc from the University of Glasgow in 1936.

De was born in Calcutta (Kolkata), son of Jogendra Nath, a landlord, and graduated BSc from the University of Calcutta before enrolling at the University in 1930, aged 23. De attended the University between the years of 1930-35, taking classes in Mathematics, Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, Engineering, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Heat Engines, Engineering Design and Production, as well as Industrial Physchology. In session 1930-31, De was awarded a first class certificate in the ordinary class of Applied Physics under Professor Andrew Gray, and a certificate of merit for Chemistry for Engineering.

Upon his graduation in 1936, De continued to reside in Glasgow working as a mechanical engineer. During the 1960s, De returned to India, where he worked at the Ministry of Works in Bombay (modern day Mumbai).


Archival Materials

  • DC183/11/74 General Council Register 1949
  • DC183/11/90 General Council Register 1965
  • Overseas Database 1880-1965
  • R8/5/51/3 Matriculation Slips 1930-31
  • SEN10/73 University Calendar 1931-32


Sambhu Nath De
Born 1907.
Died 1966.
GU Degree: BSc, 1936; Science and Engineering,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: engineers, mechanical
English snippet: Engineering graduate of the University of Glasgow, 1936
Record last updated: 8th May 2015

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India India, Calcutta
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  • Alumnus
  • Graduate