There Is a Mountain in Antarctica Named after This Scientist. And He Didn’t Even Know It! Sharath Ahuja August 31, 2015 Inspirational, Science, Tribute Dr. Akhouri Sinha was blissfully unaware that a mountain in Antarctica was named after him. One day, while browsing through the internet, he stumbled upon this information on Wikipedia. The US Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names identified the mountain as Mount Sinha (Mt. Sinha), honouring his pioneering work from early 1970s on animal population in Antarctica.