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Physics educator , researcher

Gautam Mukhopadhyay, Indian physics educator, researcher. Fellow Internat Atomic Energy Agency International Center Theoret. Physics, 1972, associate, 1980-1986, senior solid state fellow, 1985-1987.


Mukhopadhyay, Gautam was born on January 1, 1946 in Berhampore, W. Bengal, India. Son of Sachindra Nath and Purnashashi (Chattopadhyay) Mukhopadhyay.


Bachelor of Science in Physics with honors, Calcutta University, 1964. Master of Science in Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, W. Bengal, 1966. Postgraduate, Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Bombay, 1967.

Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University Bombay, 1973.


Research associate Tata Institute Fundamental Research, Bombay, 1967-1973. Guest scientist Institute Theoret. Physics Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden, 1973-1978.

Assistant professor physics department Indian Institute of Technology, Powai, Bombay, 1978-1987, professor physics department, since 1987. Lecturer International School Advanced Studies Physics, Trieste, Italy, 1986, numerous others. Expert, advisory recruitment and assessment of scientists Ministry of Defense, India, panel for recruitment, promotion Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Bombay, Variable Energy Cyclotron Center, Calcutta, Indira Gandhi Center Reactor Research, Kalpakkam.

Participant, organizer numerous workshops, conferences, seminars. Presenter in field.


  • Other Work

    • Referee: Physics Letters, Physica Scripta, Physica Status Solidi, Indian Journal Pure and Applied Physics, Pramana. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member Indian Physics Association (life, treasurer Bombay chapter 1983-1985), Materials Research Society India (life, member organizing committee 1996, 97), Minerals, Metals and Materials Society United States of America (founder Bombay student charter).


  • Other Interests

    Reading, gardening, music, tennis, travel.


Married Pragati Chadravanshi, December 14, 1972.

Sachindra Nath Mukhopadhyay

Purnashashi (Chattopadhyay) Mukhopadhyay

Pragati Chadravanshi