Basudeb Dasgupta is a theoretical physicist at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai. He has worked on neutrinos and dark matter, and has interests in the areas of astroparticle physics, high energy physics, and cosmology. Prior to joining TIFR, he held postdoctoral positions at the Max Planck Institute for Physics, at Ohio State Univ., and at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics. Dasgupta had the honor of leading a partner-group of the Max Planck Institute for Physics, and has won several honors and awards for his work, including the INSA Young Scientist Medal in 2011 and the ICTP Prize in 2019. He serves on the editorial board of the European Physical Journal.
2019 - now : TIFR, Associate Professor
2014 - 2019 : TIFR, Reader
2012 - 2014 : ICTP, Postdoctoral Fellow
2010 - 2012 : CCAPP Ohio State Univ., CCAPP Fellow
2009 - 2010 : MPI for Physics, Guest Scientist
2003 - 2009 : TIFR, M.Sc. (Physics) and Ph.D.
2000 - 2003 : Jadavpur University, B.Sc. (Physics Hons.)
Awards & Recognition
2022 : Featured in "75 under 50: Scientists Shaping Today's India"
2020 : Featured in The Asian Scientist 100
2020: Swarnajayanti Fellow
2019 : ICTP Prize (in honor of S. Chandrasekhar)
2019 : Associate of the Indian Academy of Science
2015 : Kavli Frontiers Fellow of the US National Academy of Science
2015 : Ramanujan Fellow
2011 : Young Scientist Medal of the Indian National Science Academy
2010 : CCAPP Fellow
2009 : Honorable mention for TAA Geeta Udgaonkar Best Thesis Award
2008 : Marie Curie Fellowship [unavailed]
2001 : KVPY Fellow