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physics professor , Environmental scientist

Prasun Kumar Kundu, American environmental scientist, physics professor. Member of American Geophysical Union, American Physical Society.

Background

Kundu, Prasun Kumar was born on December 10, 1953 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Dhirendra Nath and Pusparani Kundu.

Education

Bachelor of Science with Honours, St. Xaviers College, Kolkata, India, 1973. Master of Science, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, University Rochester, New York, 1980.

Career

Research associate University Chicago, Enrico Fermi Institute, 1980—1982. Instructor University Utah, Department Physics, Salt Lake City, 1982—1985. Assistant professor physics Ohio University, Department Physics and Astronomy, Athens, 1985—1992.

Associate scientist Applied Research Corporation, Maryland, 1992—1997. Senior staff Space Applications Corporation, 1997—1998. Senior support scientist Emergent Information Technologies, Inc., 1998—2001.

Staff scientist Science Systems and Applications, Inc., Lanham, 2001. Associate research scientist GEST, University Maryland Baltimore County, 2001—2004. Research associate professor JCET, University Maryland Baltimore County, since 2004.

Lecturer Whiting School Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, since 2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of a new probabilistic law governing spatial distribution of rainfall, new class of solutions of the einstein field equations of general relativity. Research in stochastic dynamical model of space-time variation of rain, emission of gravitational radiation from astrophysical systems in general relativity. Research in novel quantum effects in the cosmology of the early universe.

Membership

Member of American Geophysical Union, American Physical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Literature.

Connections

Married Namita Pal, August 5, 1982. Children: Bornali, Piyali.

father:
Dhirendra Nath

mother:
Pusparani Kundu

spouse:
Namita Pal

children:
Bornali Kundu

Piyali Kundu