Research Interest :
Computational condensed matter physics and materials science, in particular, density functional based first-principles investigation of the electronic and magnetic properties of alloys, interfaces, multilayers, clusters and various kinds of nanostructured materials. Current research interests cover spintronics materials, hydrogen storage materials, functionalized nanomaterials and quantum structures.
Current Position :
Senior Professor, Materials Science Dept, IACS, Kolkata, 2006 – Present
Distinguished Visiting Professor, PSG Institute of Advanced Studies, 2012 – Present
Honorary Adjunct Professor, IIT Kharagpur, 2016 – Present.
Previous Positions :
Honorary Adjunct Professor, IIEST Shibpur, 2010 – 2012
Professor, Dept of Materials Science, IACS, Kolkata 2004 – 2006
Scientific Officer, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai
Visiting Positions (Long and Short Term) :
Max Planck Institute for Solids State Research, Stuttgart, Germany
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
Institute of Materials Research, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan