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Name Designation Research
G. Ambika Professor Physics Chaos and nonlinear dynamics, synchronisation, Multifractal analysis
V. G. Anand Associate Professor Chemistry Porphyrinoids, Molecular recognition, Luminescent materials
Sudarshan Ananth Associate Professor Physics Theoretical Particle Physics
Collins Assisi Assistant Professor Biology Information processing by neuronal networks
Chaitanya Athale Assistant Professor Biology Self-organization and cell morphogenesis
Ramana Athreya Associate Professor Biology
Physics
Active galaxies, galaxy cluster radio sources, high redshift Universe, imaging techniques; Biodiversity research & conservation
Nagaraj Balasubramanian Assistant Professor Biology Cell Biology: cell adhesion, trafficking, cell migration and growth
Baskar Balasubramanyam Assistant Professor Mathematics Number Theory
Nirmalya Ballav Assistant Professor Chemistry Nanoscience, Self-Assembled Monolayers, Electron-Beam-Lithography, Molecular Spintronics
Anjan Banerjee Assistant Professor Biology Plant developmental biology, Micro RNA (miRNA) and gene regulation, Long distance signalling and plant-pathogen interaction
Debargha Banerjee Assistant Professor Mathematics Automorphic forms, Galois representations, Langlands program, Arithmetic geometry
Nabamita Banerjee Assistant Professor Physics Quantum gravity, string theory, black holes, study of strongly correlated systems from gravity.
Bhas Bapat Associate Professor Physics Atomic collisions, molecular fragmentation, photochemistry of of heterogeneous phases, Auger electron spectroscopy.
Deepak Barua Assistant Professor Biology Plant physiology, physiological ecology and evolutionary ecology
Rabeya Basu Assistant Professor Mathematics Algebra
Ramakrishna G. Bhat Associate Professor Chemistry Chemical biology, molecular mimicry, drug design, peptide and organic synthesis
Arijit Bhattacharyay Assistant Professor Biology
Physics
Complex and dynamical systems, biophysics, pattern formation
R. Boomi Shankar Assistant Professor Chemistry Main Group and Organometallic Chemistry
Diganta Borah Assistant Professor Mathematics Several Complex Variables
S Sandanaraj Britto Assistant Professor Biology
Chemistry
Chemical Biology & Molecular Imaging: Synthesis of small molecule & supramolecular optical probes, developing new technologies for accurate and specific detection of enzyme activities in vivo
Harinath Chakrapani Assistant Professor Chemistry Organic Chemistry, Drug Discovery, Nitric Oxide Prodrugs
Apratim Chatterji Assistant Professor Physics Statistical physics, soft condensed matter, phase transitions, microfluidics
Akanksha Chaturvedi Assistant Professor Biology Immunology: B cell receptor signaling, Integration of innate and adaptive immune receptor signaling
Srabanti Chaudhury Assistant Professor Chemistry Chemical physics, theoretical biophysics
Anisa Chorwadwala Assistant Professor Mathematics Shape Optimization Problems
Jeetender Chugh Assistant Professor Chemistry NMR spectroscopy of biomolecules
Aloke Das Associate Professor Chemistry Gas phase laser spectroscopy, Non-covalent interactions in biomolecules
Shouvik Datta Assistant Professor Physics Semiconductor physics, optical spectroscopy, electronic defects, nanostuctures, optoelectronics
Aparna Deshpande Assistant Professor Physics Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy (STM), spectroscopy, and single atom and molecule manipulation with STM
Sutirth Dey Assistant Professor Biology Population dynamics, life-history evolution, simulations, Drosophilia melanogaster
C. V. Dharmadhikari Visiting Faculty Physics
Sheela Donde Visiting Faculty Biology Biology, Science Outreach
Sourabh Dube Assistant Professor Physics Experimental High Energy Physics
Sanjeev Galande Professor Biology Epigenetics, Chromatin biology, Regulation of gene expression, Nuclear organization and function
Krishna N. Ganesh Director, IISER Pune
Professor and Coordinator
Chemistry Biomolecular chemistry of nucleic acids, peptides, lipids; drug development, DNA diagnostics and nanotechnology
Anil D. Gangal Visiting Faculty Physics Nonlinear dynamics,Calculus on Fractrals
Aurnab Ghose Assistant Professor Biology Neurobiology
Prasenjit Ghosh Assistant Professor Chemistry
Physics
Atomistic modeling of Materials
Sujit K. Ghosh Assistant Professor Chemistry Functional Coordination Chemistry, Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials, Supramolecular Chemistry
Boopathy Gnanaprakasam Assistant Professor Chemistry Synthesis of bioactive natural products, Tandem/Domino reactions, Homogeneous catalysis, Sustainable chemistry, New synthetic methods, Catalysis under flow method, Fluorination methods, Molecular switches
Pranay Goel Assistant Professor Biology
Mathematics
Mathematical biology. Nonlinear dynamical systems, multiscale methods. Theoretical neuroscience, cardiac physiology, diabetes
Hosahudya N. Gopi Associate Professor Chemistry Peptides and hybrid miniproteins, inhibitors for HIV-1 and host cell interactions
Anindya Goswami Assistant Professor Mathematics Stochastic Control, Mathematical Finance
Anirban Hazra Assistant Professor Chemistry Theoretical Chemistry
Partha Hazra Assistant Professor Chemistry Photophysics and biophysics
Amit Hogadi Associate Professor Mathematics Algebraic geometry
Srinivas Hotha Associate Professor Chemistry Glycochemical Biology
M. Jayakannan Associate Professor Chemistry Polymer chemistry and nano-materials
Mukul Kabir Assistant Professor Physics Materials Modeling
Tejas Kalelkar Assistant Professor Mathematics
Jeet Kalia Assistant Professor Biology
Chemistry
Chemical Biology: Ion channels, lipids, and bioconjugation
Saikrishnan Kayarat Assistant Professor Biology Structural biology
Shabana Khan Assistant Professor Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry
Raghavendra Kikkeri Assistant Professor Chemistry Carbohydrates, Nanoparticles, Porous Silicon, Sialic acid and Glycomics
Sulabha Kulkarni UGC Professor Physics Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Pavan G V Kumar Assistant Professor Chemistry
Physics
Optical Physics: Plasmonics, Nanophotonics, Raman Scattering
Mayurika Lahiri Assistant Professor Biology DNA damage and cell cycle, nitric oxide synthase and breast cancer
Jeganmohan M. Assistant Professor Chemistry Organometallic chemistry, Asymmetric synthesis
B. S. Madhava Rao Visiting Faculty Chemistry Pulse radiolysis, Time resolved spectroscopy, Fast kinetics
M. S. Madhusudhan Associate Professor Biology Bioinformatics and Structure
Ayan Mahalanobis Assistant Professor Mathematics Public key cryptography, finite group theory
T. S. Mahesh Associate Professor Physics NMR spectroscopy, quantum information, optimal control and artificial intelligence
Soumen Maity Associate Professor Mathematics Combinatorics,cryptography, algorithms, statistical designs, software testing
Vivek Mohan Mallick Assistant Professor Mathematics Algebraic Geometry
Pankaj Mandal Assistant Professor Chemistry Terahertz spectroscop - applications to nanoscience and biomolecule dynamics
Rama Mishra Associate Professor Mathematics Knot theory, low dimensional topology, real algebraic geometry
K. P. Mohanan Professor CIS Theoretical linguistics, Epistemology of academic inquiries, Critical thinking and inquiry in education, Integrative education and research
Arnab Mukherjee Assistant Professor Chemistry Theoretical and computational chemistry, biophysics
Sunil Mukhi Professor and Coordinator Physics String Theory, Quantum Field Theory, Particle Physics
Suhita Nadkarni Assistant Professor Biology Biophysical models of synaptic plasticity in health and disease
Sunil Nair Assistant Professor Physics Strongly correlated electron systems
Rejish Nath Assistant Professor Physics Quantum Optics, Atom Optics, Condensed Matter Physics
A. A. Natu Visiting Faculty Chemistry Organic chemistry, combinatorial chemistry, bio-organic chemistry, biology in drug discovery
Shivprasad Patil Associate Professor Physics Nanotechnology, atomic force microscopy and single molecular interactions
Pramod Pillai Assistant Professor Chemistry Functional nanomaterials: Hybrid nanostructures for self-assembly, light harvesting and bio-targeting studies.
Supriya Pisolkar Assistant Professor Mathematics Number Theory
Thomas Pucadyil Assistant Professor Biology Membrane Biochemistry and Biophysics, Vesicular Transport
Mrinalini Puranik Associate Professor Biology
Chemistry
Biomolecular Spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy of proteins, Nucleic acids
A. Raghuram Professor and Coordinator Mathematics Langlands Program, Representations of p-adic and adelic groups and their associated L-functions
Shyam S. Rai Professor and Chair Earth and Climate Science Geophysical data modelling, Inverse theory and its application, Deep earth exploration and understanding the earth process
Sudha Rajamani Assistant Professor Biology
Chemistry
Origins of life
V. S. Rao Visiting Faculty Biology Plant biology, plant genetics, breeding
Umakant D. Rapol Assistant Professor Physics Atomic physics and precision spectroscopy, quantum optics and quantum information processing, biosensors
Girish Ratnaparkhi Assistant Professor Biology Gene regulation, innate immunity, embryonic development, drosophilia
Richa Rikhy Assistant Professor Biology Cell Biology of development and differentiation: Membrane trafficking and polarity
M. S. Santhanam Associate Professor Physics Nonlinear dynamics, chaos and quantum chaos, statistical physics, complexity
Kundan Sengupta Assistant Professor Biology Chromosome biology in development and disease
Seema Sharma Assistant Professor Physics Experimental High Energy Physics
L. S. Shashidhara Professor and Coordinator Biology Evolution of appendage forms, functional genomics, drug discovery
Anupam Kumar Singh Assistant Professor Mathematics Linear algebraic groups, Lie algebra, central simple algebras and quadratic forms
Surjeet Singh Assistant Professor Physics Magnetism and superconductivity, single-crystal growth
Kaneenika Sinha Assistant Professor Mathematics Analytic number theory, Arithmetic of modular forms
Steven Spallone Associate Professor Mathematics Representation Theory
S. G. Srivatsan Assistant Professor Chemistry Chemical biology, nucleic acid chemistry, assay development, functionalised nucleic acids
N. K. Subhedar Visiting Faculty Biology Neurobiology, Neuropeptides and behaviour
Prasad Subramanian Associate Professor Physics Plasma astrophysics, solar physics and black hole accretion
Pinaki Talukdar Assistant Professor Chemistry Supramolecular chemistry in lipid membranes, synthetic organic and medicinal chemistry.
R. Vaidhyanathan Assistant Professor Chemistry Metal organic frameworks for selective carbon dioxide sequestration
Suneeta Vardarajan Associate Professor Mathematics
Physics
Mathematical physics,Relativity, Ricci flow, String theory
Arun Venkatnathan Assistant Professor Chemistry Molecular modelling, fuel cells and computational quantum chemistry
Milind Watve Professor Biology Microbiology, Eco-biology
Adjunct Faculty
Sunanda Banerjee SINP, Kolkata Physics
S A Katre University of Pune Mathematics
Satishchandra B Ogale NCL, Pune Physics
Sourav Pal NCL, Pune Chemistry
Sujatha Ramadorai TIFR, Mumbai Mathematics
S. Ramakrishnan TIFR, Mumbai Physics
Chittaranjan S. Yajnik Diabetes Unit, K E M Hospital & Research Centre Biology

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