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The faculty members carry out cutting-edge research, provide intellectual leadership, define research directions for theoretical sciences, and provide the basis for a continuing and permanent scientific culture at the Centre.

The scientific questions that drive the present ICTS faculty research are from the broad areas of Complex systems: Non-linear dynamics and Data assimilation, Statistical physics, Fluid dynamics and turbulence, Condensed matter physics, Physical biologySpace-time physics: String theory and Quantum field theory, Astrophysical relativityMathematics: Differential geometry, Mathematical physics, Dynamical systems, Data assimilation, Monsoon dynamics, Analysis of partial differential equations and applications, Algebraic Geometry and Probability Theory​. 

Gravitational-Wave Physics and Astrophysics
  +91 80 4653 6210
 ajith  ictsresin
Dynamical Systems and Data Assimilation
  +91 80 4653 6230
 apte  ictsresin
Probability Theory
  +91 80 4653 6130
 anirbanbasak  ictsresin
Condensed Matter Physics: Strongly Correlated Systems
  +91 80 4653 6250
 subhro  ictsresin
Condensed Matter Physics and Statistical Mechanics

Simons Visiting Professor

  +91 80 4653 6150
 chandandasgupta  ictsresin
Mathematical Physics and Geometry
  +91 80 4653 6260
 rukmini  ictsresin
High Energy Physics, String Theory

Dean Emeritus and Visiting Professor

  +91 80 4653 6030
 adhar  ictsresin
Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics

Dean - Programs and Activities

  +91 80 4653 6270
 abhishekdhar  ictsresin
Quantum Field Theory and String Theory

Centre Director, ICTS-TIFR

  +91 80 4653 6021
 rajeshgopakumar  ictsresin
Fluid Mechanics

Dean - Academic

  +91 80 4653 6370
 rama  ictsresin
Gravitational-Wave Physics, Analytical Relativity

Simons Visiting Professor

  +91 80 4653 6360
 balaiyer  ictsresin
Physical Biology and Soft Condensed Matter Physics
  +91 80 4653 6290
 vijaykumar  ictsresin
Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics
  +91 80 4653 6220
 manaskulkarni  ictsresin
Non-Equilibrium Statistical Physics, Stochastic Thermodynamics and Brownian Motion
  +91 80 4653 6310
 anupamkundu  ictsresin
Algebraic Geometry, Mathematical Physics
  +91 80 4653 6160
 pranavpandit  ictsresin
String Theory, Black Hole Physics and Quantum Field Theory
  +91 80 4653 6320
 nayagam  ictsresin
String Theory and Quantum Gravity
  +91 80 4653 6330
 suvrat  ictsresin
Partial Differential Equations, Control Theory and Fluid flow problems.

NASI Senior Scientist

 mythily ictsresin
General Relativity, Quantum Information, Geometry and Topology in Physics

Simons Visiting Professor

  +91 80 4653 6150
 sam  ictsresin
Turbulence, Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics, and Fluid Dynamics
  +91 80 4653 6340
 ssray  ictsresin
Physical Biology and Soft Condensed Matter Physics

Joint Faculty - NCBS and ICTS, Bengaluru

 shashi  ncbsresin
Partial Differential Equations, Nonlinear waves and Fluid Mechanics
  +91 80 4653 6350
 vishalvasan  ictsresin
String Theory, Quantum Gravity, Statistical Mechanics

Founding Director, Infosys Homi Bhabha Chair Professor and Professor Emeritus, International Centre for Theoretical Sciences-Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bengaluru

  +91 80 4653 6010
 spentawadia  ictsresin
Visiting Scientist
Former members
IIT Madras
Fast algorithms, Numerical linear algebra, Approximation theory, Data assimilation, Computational statistics
Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg
String Theory, Statistical Physics