Nirupam Roy, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physics
Nirupam Roy (b. 1982) did his B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from the Bengal Engineering College before moving to the National Center for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA-TIFR, Pune) for M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Physics working on Astronomy and Astrophysics. Following that, he was a Jansky Fellow (2009 - '12) at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, USA, and then a Humboldt Fellow (2013 - '15) at the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn. He was an Assistant Professor of the Dept. of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (2015 - '16), and is currently working as an Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. His main expertise is in the field of radio astronomy, and his research interests include study of (i) interstellar medium and star formation, (ii) Galactic novae, and (iii) observational cosmology.