Sabyasachi Bhattacharya

Sabyasachi Bhattacharya is the C.V. Raman Professor at the Ashoka University. Educated at Presidency College, Kolkata and University in Delhi, he earned his PhD in physics at Northwestern University in the US. After post-doctoral stints at the Magnet Laboratory at MIT and at the University of Chicago, he spent two decades at Corporate Research Laboratories in the US. He returned to India as the Director of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research. He also taught briefly at Presidency University, Kolkata as the Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Distinguished Professor. He is currently working on a book on India’s higher education and its relation to the colonial experience.

Attending Session

January 22, 2020 ● 3:50 pm
JBS Haldane-A Dominant Character - Samanth Subramanian in conversation with Sabyasachi Bhattacharya. Launch of A Dominant Character by Bibek Debroy

January 26, 2020 ● 5:20 pm
Science and the arts - The Two Cultures, divergences and convergence. Dipesh Chakrabarty and Sabyasachi Bhattacharya in conversation.