Professor Sabyasachi Bhattacharya

Director, TCG CREST

Professor Sabyasachi Bhattacharya, Director of TCG-CREST, is a condensed matter physicist and works primarily on dynamical aspects of disordered, soft and granular systems. Educated at Presidency College, Kolkata, University of Delhi and Northwestern University in the USA, he did post-doctoral research at the Magnet Laboratory at MIT and at the University of Chicago. He spent two decades at the Corporate Laboratories of Exxon Corporation and the NEC Corporation in New Jersey, US before returning to India as Director of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai. He previously held the C.V. Raman Professorship at Ashoka University.