Tuesday, 25/04/2017

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research is a National Centre of the Government of India, under the umbrella of the Department of Atomic Energy, as well as a deemed University awarding degrees for master's and doctoral programs. The Institute was founded in 1945 with support from the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust under the vision of Dr Homi Bhabha. At TIFR, we carry out basic research in physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, computer science and science education. Our main campus is located in Mumbai, with centres at Pune, Bangalore and Hyderabad.

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Dr Homi Bhabha-Nehru-Tata
Dr. Homi Jehangir Bhabha (center) with Jawaharlal Nehru (left, India’s first Prime Minister) and J.R.D. Tata, (Trustee, Sir Dorabji Tata Trust) at TIFR in 1962. These were the individuals whose vision led to the establishment of TIFR.

 

The Tata Institute of Fundamental Research was founded around the time of India’s independence from colonial rule to promote advanced scientific research in the country. It was established by the noted Physicist Dr. Homi Jehangir Bhabha with financial support from Sir Dorabji Tata Trust and the then Government of Bombay. It began its operations on 1 June 1945 at the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, and later moved to Mumbai in December of the same year. In Mumbai, the institute operated out of the Kenilworth building and the Old Yacht Club, before moving to its present picturesque seaside campus in 1962.
At its inception, the institute’s research activities were focused on high energy physics, cosmic rays and mathematics. Over the years, activities at TIFR and its centres around the country steadily expanded to include all branches of basic sciences including physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, computer science and also science education. The institute is the birthplace of India’s atomic energy program and several institutions of national importance. Institutions such as the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Electronics Corporation of India Ltd. (ECIL), Society for Applied Microwave Electronics Engineering & Research (SAMEER) and Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC) trace their beginnings to TIFR.

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Apr 25, 2017

  • Dr. Shiroman Prakash (Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra), "Some non supersymmetric dualities in 2+1 dimensions (Quantum Spacetime Seminar Series) " in A 304 starts at 1130
  • Mr. Joshi Bharat (TIFR), Mr. R.K. Mishra (Crisis Management Group, DAE), Mr. M.L. Narvekar (Disaster Management Department, MCGM), "Disaster Mitigation and Management Plan" in AG-66 starts at 1400
  • Mr. Ravi P.N. Tripathi (Research Fellow, Department of Physics, IISER, Pune), "Nanophotonics of Organic Molecular Waveguides: Towards Active Optical Antenna " in AG69 starts at 1430
  • Dr. Anil Jain (Solid State Physics Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai), "Higgs (Amplitude) mode in a two-dimensional antiferromagnet" in AG80 starts at 1600
  • Mr. Rajibul Shaikh (IIT Kharagpur), "Wormholes, energy conditions, and modified gravity" in A269 starts at 1600
  • Nikhil Karamchandani (Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai), "Content Caching and Delivery with Partial Adaptive Matching" in A-201 (STCS Seminar Room) starts at 1600
  • Apr 26, 2017

  • Prof. Subhro Bhattacharjee (ICTS, TIFR Bangalore), "Quantum spin liquids in XXZ Kagome antiferromagnets" in A304 starts at 1100
  • Apr 27, 2017

  • Dr. Sandipan Kundu (Cornell University), "Causality Constraints in Quantum Field Theory (Tata-Infosys Lectures Series - Lecture 3)" in A304 starts at 1000
  • Ms. Disha Bhatia (TIFR), "Addressing RK anomaly and neutrino mixings in a class of U(1)X models: a bottom up approach" in A269 starts at 1430
  • Dr. Venkatesan Rajalingam (University of Maine, France), "Nanostructured Materials for Photo-catalysis" in AG-80 starts at 1430
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    Apr 26, 2017

  • Prof. Subhro Bhattacharjee (ICTS, TIFR Bangalore), "Quantum spin liquids in XXZ Kagome antiferromagnets" in A304 starts at 1100
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    Apr 27, 2017

  • Dr. Sandipan Kundu (Cornell University), "Causality Constraints in Quantum Field Theory (Tata-Infosys Lectures Series - Lecture 3)" in A304 starts at 1000
  • Ms. Disha Bhatia (TIFR), "Addressing RK anomaly and neutrino mixings in a class of U(1)X models: a bottom up approach" in A269 starts at 1430
  • Dr. Venkatesan Rajalingam (University of Maine, France), "Nanostructured Materials for Photo-catalysis" in AG-80 starts at 1430
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