Education/positions:

PhD (1988): Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA (Advisor: Prof. Robert. A. Moss)

Professional Career

Since April 22, 2015: Director and Senior Professor, Director's Research Unit, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), Kolkata (on deputation from Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Banaglore) 
1/2012 - April 21, 2015: Chairman – Department of Organic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science
Since 2001: Professor – Indian Institute of Science
1996-2001: Associate Professor – Indian Institute of Science
1991-1996: Assistant Professor – Indian Institute of Science
1988-1991: Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA (Prof. Har Gobind Khorana, Nobel Laureate)

Selected Awards and Honors

Ranbaxy Research Award, Pharmaceutical Sci., Ranbaxy Science Foundation   2013
Elected Fellow of the World Academy of Sciences  2012
TWAS Prize, The World Academy of Sciences, Trieste, Italy  2010
J. C. Bose National Fellowship, Department of Science & Technlogy  2008
Elected Fellow of Indian National Science Academy  2007
G.D. Birla Prize for Scientific Research, K.K. Birla Foundation  2007
Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar prize for the Chemical Sciences, CSIR   2003
National Bioscience Career Development Award, Department of Biotechnlogy   2002
Elected Fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences   2000
Swarnajayanti Fellowship, Department of Science & Technlogy  1998
Santanu Bhattacharya
Director and Senior Professor

Contact:

Director's Research Unit
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
Phone: +91 33 2473 4688 (O)
           +91 33 2473 4971 Ext.2101
Fax:    +91 33 2483 6561
Email : director [AT] iacs.res.in

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