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Narayn is the Thomas Dudley Cabot Professor of the Natural Sciences in the Astronomy Department, Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian, Harvard University. Previously, he was on the faculty at the University of Arizona. He received a Ph.D. in Physics (1979) from Bangalore University, India. He is a Member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, a Fellow of the Royal Society (London), a Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences, and an Honorary Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences.
Narayan is a broad-spectrum theorist with a particular interest in compact objects. His research spans a range of topics in high-energy astrophysics, including both black holes and neutron stars, spanning Galactic and extragalactic objects, and electromagnetic bands from radio to gamma-rays.