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Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science

The TRC at IACS was set up in 2016 with an aim to initiate translational research activities in specific areas including: (i) Quantum Materials for Application (ii) Materials for Energy and Environment (iii) Polymers, Disordered, Soft and Nano-bio Materials for Devices, Diagnostics and Therapeutics and (iv) Molecules: Understanding, making and exploring commercial viability. At present, more than fifteen faculty members of IACS,a three scientists,b two senior research associatesc and more than twenty five graduate students are associated with this centre. Technical Research Centre (TRC) at IACS is envisaged to increase research collaboration in the interdisciplinary areas, foraying into new vistas of translational research. IACS has yearsold tradition and expertise of carrying along strong and unique synergy in research between Chemistry, Physics and Biology with an aim to constantly explore possibilities of applying the research findings to technology development that will be useful for society and mankind.

Faculty members:

Prof. Santanu Bhattacharya; Prof. Indra Dasgupta; Prof. Amitava Patra; Prof. Sugata Ray; Prof. Somobrata Acharya; Prof. Amlan J Pal; Prof. Ankan Paul; Prof. Suhrit Ghosh; Prof. Siddhartha S Jana; Prof. Nikhil Ranjan Jana; Prof. Tapas Chakraborty; Prof. Pradyut Ghosh; Prof. Surajit Sinha; Prof. Tapan Kanti Paine; Dr. Abhishek De; Dr. Subhadeep Datta; Dr. Devajyoti Mukherjee, Prof. Narayan Pradhan and Dr. Anindita Das.


Dr. Parikshit Moitra; Dr. K. Mallikarjuna Rao; Dr. Shinto Varghese.

Research Associates:

Dr. Priya Rajdev; Dr. Bidisa Das, Dr. Mohini Kamra.

Contact details:
Prof. Santanu Bhattacharya (

Indian Association for Cultivation of Science (IACS)

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