Biswarup Mukhopadhyaya

IISER, Kolkata

Biswarup Mukhopadhyaya is currently HAG Professor, Faculty Affairs, IISER, Kolkata. Previously, he has served as Dean, Faculty Affairs, IISER Kolkata (2020-2022) and Professor-I and Co-ordinator, Regional Centre for Accelerator-based Particle Physics at Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad. His research focuses on physics beyond the standard model of elementary particles, physics of high energy colliders, particularly the LHC, supersymmetry, Higgs-related studies, astroparticle physics in the context of dark matter, neutrino physics, etc. To his credit, he has about 200 research papers in international journals, along with many articles in books/anthologies and popular science articles in English and Bengali. He is the recipient of many awards and honours, including the Shanti Swamp Bhatnagar Prize and the HBNI Distinguished Faculty Award from the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India. He is an elected Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences (2018) and the National Academy of Sciences (India).

Biswarup Mukhopadhyaya

Session 2A - Lectures by Fellows and Associates

Appa Rao Podile, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad

Some aspects of dark matter

Discussing some open issues of dark matter will be the focus of the talk. In particular, extracting information about the nature of dark matter particles from extra-terrestrial data will be discussed while qualitatively touching upon some of the recent work by the speaker.

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