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M. Jayakannan Professor Chemistry Polymer chemistry and nano-materials Personal Page
A. Raghuram Professor Mathematics Langlands Program, Representations of p-adic and adelic groups and their associated L-functions

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A. A. Natu Visiting Faculty Chemistry Organic chemistry, combinatorial chemistry, bio-organic chemistry, biology in drug discovery Personal Page
Alok Dave Emeritus Professor Earth and Climate Science Sedimentology, Sequence and Seismic Stratigraphy, Paleontology and Hydrocarbon exploration
Aloke  Das Professor Chemistry Gas phase laser spectroscopy, Non-covalent interactions in biomolecules Personal Page
Amit Hogadi Associate Professor and Chair, Mathematics Mathematics Algebraic geometry Personal Page
Amrita Hazra Assistant Professor Biology, Chemistry Enzyme mechanisms, Chemical biology of microbes Personal Page
Angshuman Nag Associate Professor Chemistry Colloidal nanocrystals, Photophysics, Opto-electronics Personal Page
Anindya Goswami Associate Professor Mathematics, Data Science Stochastic Control, Mathematical Finance, Machine learning model of derivative pricing Personal Page
Anirban Hazra Associate Professor and Associate Dean (Academics, Graduate Studies) Chemistry Theoretical Chemistry Personal Page
Anisa  Chorwadwala Assistant Professor Mathematics Shape Optimization Problems Personal Page
Anjan  Banerjee Professor Biology Plant developmental biology, Micro RNA (miRNA) and gene regulation, Long distance signalling and plant-pathogen interaction

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Anup  Biswas Associate Professor and Deputy Chair, Mathematics Mathematics Controlled diffusion, queuing theory, large deviation theory Personal Page
Anupam Kumar Singh Associate Professor Mathematics, Data Science Linear algebraic groups, Lie algebra, central simple algebras and quadratic forms

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Aparna Deshpande Assistant Professor Physics Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy (STM), spectroscopy, and single atom and moleculemanipulation with STM

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Apratim Chatterji Associate Professor Physics, Data Science Statistical physics, soft condensed matter, phase transitions, microfluidics Personal Page
Argha Banerjee Assistant Professor Earth and Climate Science Himalayan glaciers Personal Page
Arijit  Bhattacharyay Associate Professor and Associate Dean (Academics, Graduate Studies) Physics Complex and dynamical systems, biophysics, pattern formation Personal Page
Arnab Mukherjee Associate Professor Chemistry, Data Science Theoretical and computational chemistry, biophysics Personal Page
Arun Venkatnathan Associate Professor Chemistry Molecular modelling, fuel cells and computational quantum chemistry Personal Page
Arun M. Thalapillil Assistant Professor Physics, Data Science Theoretical High Energy Physics Personal Page
Ashna Bajpai Associate Professor Physics Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, Nanomagnets & Spintronics, Carbon nanotubes, 2D-Material Personal Page
Atikur Rahman Assistant Professor Physics Quantum transport in nanoelectronic devices, applications of quasi-1D and 2D materials and their heterostructures for energy harvesting and sensing, self-assembly based nanopatterning, nanofabrication.

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Aurnab Ghose Associate Professor Biology Neurobiology Personal Page
Ayan Mahalanobis Assistant Professor Mathematics, Data Science Public key cryptography, finite group theory Personal Page
Baskar Balasubramanyam Associate Professor Mathematics Number Theory Personal Page
Bejoy K. Thomas Associate Professor Humanities and Social Sciences Water resources (agrarian and peri-urban); Adaptation; Sustainable Development Goals 1, 2, 6 and 13; Multidimensional poverty

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Bhas  Bapat Professor and Dean (Academics) Physics Atomic collisions, molecular fragmentation, photochemistry of of heterogeneous phases, Auger electron spectroscopy.

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Bijay Kumar Agarwalla Assistant Professor Physics Charge and energy transport, Fluctuation relations, Quantum thermodynamics, Engineered light-matter quantum systems, Multidimensional spectroscopy

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Boopathy Gnanaprakasam Associate Professor Chemistry Natural products synthesis, Asymmetric synthesis, Homogeneous catalysis, Flow chemistry, Fluorination methods

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Chaitanya Athale Associate Professor Biology Self-organization and cell morphogenesis Personal Page
Chaitra Redkar Associate Professor Humanities and Social Sciences Political Ideas in Modern India, Gandhian Studies, Gender Studies, Indian Politics

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Chandrasheel Bhagwat Associate Professor and Associate Dean (Academics, Doctoral Studies) Mathematics Representation theory, Analysis & Geometry of locally symmetric spaces, Number Theory

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Chittaranjan S.  Yajnik Diabetes Unit, K E M Hospital & Research Centre Biology Personal Page
Collins Assisi Assistant Professor Biology, Data Science Information processing by neuronal networks Personal Page
Debargha Banerjee Associate Professor Mathematics Automorphic forms, Galois representations, Langlands program, Arithmetic geometry Personal Page
Deepak Dhar Emeritus Professor Physics Critical phenomena on fractals, branched polymers, disordered magnets, self-organized criticality, proportionate growth in biology, protein-folding, models of super-cooled liquids and glasses.

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Deepak  Barua Associate Professor Biology, Data Science Plant physiology, physiological ecology and evolutionary ecology Personal Page
Devapriya Chattopadhyay Associate Professor and Chair, Earth and Climate Science Earth and Climate Science Paleobiology Personal Page
Diganta Borah Associate Professor Mathematics Several Complex Variables Personal Page
Diptimoy Ghosh Assistant Professor Physics Theoretical Particle Physics and Cosmology Personal Page
Gayathri Pananghat Assistant Professor Biology Structural Biology of Cytoskeletal Systems Personal Page
Girish Deshpande Visiting Faculty (Contractual) Biology Germ cell migration
Girish Ratnaparkhi Associate Professor Biology Gene regulation, innate immunity, embryonic development, drosophilia Personal Page
Gyana Ranjan  Tripathy Assistant Professor Earth and Climate Science Weathering and Erosion; Re-Os geochronology Personal Page
Harinath Chakrapani Professor and Dean (International Relations and Outreach) Chemistry Organic Chemistry, Drug Discovery, Nitric Oxide Prodrugs Personal Page
Hosahudya N. Gopi Professor and Chair, Chemistry Chemistry Peptides, Peptidomimetics, Foldamers, Peptide Antibiotics and Inhibitors for Protein-Protein Interactions Personal Page
Jayant B. Udgaonkar Professor and Director Biology, Chemistry Study of protein folding, unfolding and aggregation using tools of protein engineering and physical biochemistry.

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Jeetender Chugh Assistant Professor Biology, Chemistry NMR spectroscopy of biomolecules Personal Page
John Mathew Associate Professor Humanities and Social Sciences Natural History, Colonial History of Science, History of Zoology, Environmental History

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Joy Merwin Monteiro Assistant Professor Earth and Climate Science Geophysical Fluid dynamics, Climate Modelling, Extremes in the Climate System Personal Page
Kaneenika Sinha Associate Professor Mathematics Analytic number theory, Arithmetic of modular forms Personal Page
Krishanpal Karmodiya Assistant Professor Biology Epigenetics and Transcriptional Control in Plasmodium Personal Page
Krishna  Kaipa Associate Professor Mathematics Algebraic Geometric Coding theory Personal Page
Krishna N. Ganesh Director, IISER Tirupati Chemistry Biomolecular chemistry of nucleic acids, peptides, lipids; drug development, DNA diagnostics and nanotechnology

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Kundan Sengupta Associate Professor Biology Chromosome biology in development and disease Personal Page
L. S. Shashidhara Professor (currently on lien to Ashoka University) Biology Evolution of appendage forms, functional genomics, drug discovery Personal Page
M. S. Madhusudhan Associate Professor Biology, Data Science Bioinformatics and Structure Personal Page
M. S. Santhanam Professor Physics, Data Science Nonlinear dynamics, chaos and quantum chaos, statistical physics, complexity Personal Page
Mainak Poddar Professor Mathematics Complex Algebraic Geometry, Differential Geometry Personal Page
Manish Mishra Assistant Professor Mathematics Representation theory of p-adic groups, Langlands Program Personal Page
Mayurika Lahiri Associate Professor Biology DNA damage and cell cycle, 3D studies of breast cancer progression

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Meera Nanda Visiting Faculty Humanities and Social Sciences
Milind Watve Professor Biology Microbiology, Eco-biology Personal Page
Moumita  Majumdar Associate Professor Chemistry Main Group Chemistry-Catalysis and Materials Applications Personal Page
Mousomi Bhakta Associate Professor Mathematics Elliptic PDE, nonlinear analysis, variational methods Personal Page
Mridula Nambiar Assistant Professor Biology Meiotic recombination and chromosomal segregation in yeast and mammals Personal Page
Muhammed  Musthafa Associate Professor Chemistry Interfacial Electrochemistry, Functionalized Surfaces,Energy Conversion and Storage Devices, Water Splitting, Sensors

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Mukul Kabir Associate Professor Physics, Data Science Electronic structure theory, 2D Materials, Functional defects, Magnetism, Superconductivity, and Catalyst design

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Nagaraj Balasubramanian Associate Professor Biology Cell Biology: cell adhesion, trafficking, cell migration and growth Personal Page
Neelesh Dahanukar Visiting Faculty Biology Molecular phylogeny, Phylogeography, Systematics, Molecular epidemiology of wildlife diseases, Conservation biology, Evolutionary game theory

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Neena Joseph Mani Assistant Professor Earth and Climate Science Climate dynamics, Tropical variability, Monsoons, numerical weather prediction, predictability. Personal Page
Neeraja Dashaputre Assistant Professor (Contractual) Chemistry Chemical Education, Pedagogy Development
Nirmalya Ballav Associate Professor Chemistry Interfacial Materials Chemistry: Fundamentals and Applications Personal Page
Nixon M.  Abraham Assistant Professor Biology Neural circuits and behaviour; Olfaction Personal Page
Pankaj  Mandal Associate Professor Chemistry Terahertz spectroscop - applications to nanoscience and biomolecule dynamics Personal Page
Partha Hazra Associate Professor Chemistry Photophysics and biophysics Personal Page
Pavan Kumar G V Associate Professor Physics Nanophotonics, Soft-matter physics and Light Scattering Personal Page
Pinaki  Talukdar Professor and Associate Dean (Faculty) Chemistry Supramolecular chemistry in lipid membranes, synthetic organic and medicinal chemistry. Personal Page
Pooja Sancheti Assistant Professor Humanities and Social Sciences Postmodernist fiction, Magical Realism, Myth, English Language Teaching, Narrative Theories, Art & Aesthetics

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Pramod Pillai Associate Professor Chemistry Functional nanomaterials: Hybrid nanostructures for self-assembly, light harvesting and bio-targeting studies.

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Pranay Goel Associate Professor Biology, Mathematics, Data Science Mathematical biology: physiology and type 2 diabetes. Data science and predictive modeling for healthcare and precision (personalized) medicine

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Prasad Subramanian Professor (Physics) Physics Plasma astrophysics, solar physics and black hole accretion Personal Page
Prasenjit Ghosh Associate Professor Chemistry, Physics, Data Science Atomistic modeling of Materials Personal Page
Pushkar Sohoni Associate Professor and Chair, Humanities & Social Sciences Humanities and Social Sciences, Data Science Architecture, Historic Preservation, History of Architecture and Art, Numismatics, Indo-Persian Studies, Material Culture, Medieval and Modern History, Languages and Scripts

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R. Boomi Shankar Professor Chemistry Synthetic Inorganic and Materials Chemistry Personal Page
Rabeya Basu Associate Professor Mathematics Algebra Personal Page
Raghavendra Kikkeri Associate Professor Chemistry Carbohydrates, Nanoparticles, Porous Silicon, Sialic acid and Glycomics Personal Page
Raghu Murtugudde Professor (Visiting Faculty) Earth and Climate Science Earth System Modeling and Predictions, Climate Impacts, Climate Communications, Ocean's Role in Climate Variability and Change

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Rahul Dehiya Assistant Professor Earth and Climate Science Forward and Inverse Modelling of Geophysical data
Rajaram Nityananda Visiting Faculty Physics
Rajeev Bhalerao Emeritus Professor Physics High-Energy Nuclear Physics, Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions, Quark-Gluon Plasma Personal Page
Rama Mishra Professor Mathematics Knot theory, low dimensional topology, real algebraic geometry Personal Page
Ramakrishna G. Bhat Professor Chemistry Organic Synthesis and Catalysis: Organocatalysis, Photoredox catalysis, C-H bond functionalization and Transition metal catalysis

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Ramana Athreya Associate Professor Biology, Physics Active galaxies, galaxy cluster radio sources, high redshift Universe, imaging techniques; Biodiversity research & conservation

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Ramanathan Vaidhyanathan Associate Professor Chemistry Metal organic frameworks for selective carbon dioxide sequestration Personal Page
Rejish Nath Associate Professor Physics Quantum Optics, Atom Optics, Condensed Matter Physics Personal Page
Richa Rikhy Associate Professor Biology Cell Biology of development and differentiation: Membrane trafficking and polarity Personal Page
S A Katre University of Pune Mathematics
S Sandanaraj Britto Assistant Professor Biology, Chemistry Chemical Biology/Physiology & Optical Molecular Imaging of Whole Organisms Personal Page
S. Sivaram INSA Senior Scientist Chemistry Polymer Chemistry: Synthesis and characterisation of various types of polymers Personal Page
S. G.  Srivatsan Professor and Associate Dean (Research and Development) Chemistry Chemical biology, nucleic acid chemistry, assay development, functionalised nucleic acids Personal Page
Sachin Jain Assistant Professor Physics String Theory, Quantum Field Theory, Gravity, Fluid Dynamics, Conformal Bootstarp, Gauge/Gravity Duality.

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Sagar Pandit Assistant Professor Biology Chemical and molecular ecology of multitrophic interactions involving plant, herbivore and its natural enemies

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Saikrishnan Kayarat Associate Professor Biology Structural biology Personal Page
Sanjeev  Galande Professor and Dean (Research and Development) Biology Epigenetics, Chromatin biology, Regulation of gene expression, Nuclear organization and function

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Satishchandra Ogale Emeritus Professor and Raja Ramanna Fellow Physics Solar Energy, Energy Storage, Graphene and Functional Carbon, Oxide Electronics and Spintronics, Pattern Formation

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Satishchandra B Ogale NCL, Pune Physics
Satyajit Rath Adjunct Faculty Biology Immunology: generation and activation of T, B and antigen-presenting cells (APCs) of myeloid lineage

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Seema Sharma Associate Professor Physics, Data Science Experimental High Energy Physics Personal Page
Shabana Khan Associate Professor and Deputy Chair, Chemistry Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Personal Page
Shalini Sharma Associate Professor Humanities and Social Sciences Environmental justice, Political ecology, Environment and development studies, Media studies, Memory studies, Oral history, Climate justice

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Shivprasad Patil Associate Professor and Dean (Student Activities) Physics Nanotechnology, atomic force microscopy and single molecular interactions Personal Page
Shouvik Datta Associate Professor Physics Semiconductor physics, optical spectroscopy, electronic defects, nanostuctures, optoelectronics Personal Page
Shreyas Managave Assistant Professor Earth and Climate Science Stable Isotope Geology
Shyam S. Rai Emeritus Professor Earth and Climate Science, Data Science Geophysical data modelling, Inverse theory & its application, Deep earth exploration & understanding the earth process

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Siddhesh S Kamat Associate Professor Biology, Chemistry Chemical Biology, Metabolomics, Chemoproteomics, Lipid Metabolism, Protein Biochemistry Personal Page
Soumen Maity Associate Professor Mathematics, Data Science Combinatorics,cryptography, algorithms, statistical designs, software testing Personal Page
Sourabh Dube Associate Professor and Associate Dean (International Relations and Outreach) Physics, Data Science Experimental High Energy Physics Personal Page
Srabanti Chaudhury Associate Professor and Associate Dean (Academics, Doctoral Studies) Chemistry Chemical physics, theoretical biophysics Personal Page
Sreejith GJ Assistant Professor Physics, Data Science Theoretical condensed matter physics - strongly correlated systems, quantum Hall effects, frustrated systems

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Srinivas Hotha Professor Chemistry Glycochemical Biology Personal Page
Steven Spallone Associate Professor Mathematics Representation Theory Personal Page
Sudarshan  Ananth Professor Physics Theoretical Particle Physics Personal Page
Sudha Rajamani Associate Professor and Deputy Chair, Biology Biology, Chemistry Origins of life Personal Page
Sudipta Sarkar Assistant Professor Earth and Climate Science Earth and Climate Science
Suhas Ettammal Assistant Professor Earth and Climate Science Earth Science
Suhita Nadkarni Assistant Professor and Associate Dean (Student Activities) Biology, Data Science Biophysical models of synaptic plasticity in health and disease Personal Page
Sujatha Ramadorai TIFR, Mumbai Mathematics Personal Page
Sujit K. Ghosh Professor Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry, Materials Chemistry. Personal Page
Sulabha Kulkarni Visiting Faculty Physics Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Personal Page
Suneeta Vardarajan Associate Professor Mathematics, Physics Gravitation, mathematical physics Personal Page
Sunil Nair Associate Professor Physics Strongly correlated electron systems Personal Page
Sunil Mukhi Professor and Dean (Faculty) Physics String Theory, Quantum Field Theory, Particle Physics Personal Page
Sunish Kumar Radhakrishnan Associate Professor Biology Cell Cycle Control and Differentiation in Bacteria, Antimicrobial Resistance
Supriya Pisolkar Associate Professor Mathematics Number Theory Personal Page
Surjeet Singh Associate Professor Physics Magnetism and superconductivity, single-crystal growth Personal Page
Sutirth  Dey Professor Biology Population dynamics, life-history evolution, simulations, Drosophilia melanogaster Personal Page
T. S. Mahesh Professor and Deputy Chair, Physics Physics, Data Science NMR spectroscopy, quantum information, optimal control and artificial intelligence Personal Page
Tarun Souradeep Professor and Chair, Physics Physics, Data Science Cosmology, Gravitational waves Physics and Astronomy (LIGO-India) Personal Page
Tejas Kalelkar Assistant Professor Mathematics Low dimensional Topology Personal Page
Thanu Padmanabhan IUCAA, Pune Physics Personal Page
Thomas Pucadyil Associate Professor and Chair, Biology Biology Membrane Biochemistry and Biophysics, Vesicular Transport Personal Page
Umakant D. Rapol Associate Professor Physics Atomic physics and precision spectroscopy,quantum optics and quantum information processing, biosensors

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Uttara Naik-Nimbalkar Visiting Faculty Mathematics Statistical modeling and inference, survival analysis, reliability
V. G. Anand Professor Chemistry Porphyrinoids, Molecular recognition, Luminescent materials Personal Page
V. S. Rao Visiting Faculty Biology Plant biology, plant genetics, breeding Personal Page
Venketeswara R Pai Assistant Professor Humanities and Social Sciences History and Development of Astronomy and Mathematics in India, History and Development of Vakya system of Astronomy, Kerala School of Astronomy, Manuscriptology, Scientific Literature in Sanskrit and Malayalam, Paninian Grammar

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Vijayakumar Chikkadi Assistant Professor Physics Soft condensed matter, Glasses, Active matter, Colloids Personal Page
Vineeta Bal Visiting Faculty Biology Research focus: T cell biology Personal Page
Vivek Mohan Mallick Assistant Professor Mathematics, Data Science Algebraic Geometry Personal Page