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Prof. A. K. Raychaudhuri

Distinguished Professor Emeritus and J. C. Bose Fellow (SERB), Ex-Director and Distinguished Professor, S.N. Bose National Center for Basic Sciences.

Prof. Raychaudhuri obtained his M.Sc from IIT,Kanpur and Ph.D from Cornell University, Ithaca, USA. He had post-doctoral experience at the Max Planck Institute (FKF),Stuttgart as an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow. He worked as a Professor at Indian Institute Science (IISc), Bangalore, as Director, National Physical Laboratory (NPL), New Delhi, and as Director of S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata, where is he is currently a Distinguished Professor Emeritus. Prof. Raychaudhuri is a J.C.Bose Fellow and heads the DST sponsored Technical Research Centre at the Bose centre.

His research interests cover a broad canvas of problems in condensed matter physics and materials physics. His current research mainly focuses on nanomaterials that include nanofabrications using nanolithography techniques such as use of electron-beam and ion-beam lithography for fabrication of single nanowires based devices. He is a fellow of all the Science Acadamies in India and is a winner of the S.S. Bhatnagar Award in Physical Sciences in 1994.