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BHATTACHARJEE, Amitava

Head, Theory Department, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University
Professor of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University 

Contact
  • office: 609-243-3100
  • email: amitava at pppl.gov
Education
  • Ph.D. , Astrophysical Sciences, Program in Plasma Physics, Princeton University, 1981  
  • M.S.E., Nuclear Engineering, University of Michigan, 1978
  • M.S., Physics, University of Michigan, 1976
  • B.S., Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, 1975
Awards & Honors  
  • Fellow, American Physical Society, 1993  
  • James Van Allen Natural Science Fellowship, University of Iowa, 1996
  • University of Iowa Faculty Scholar, 1997-2000
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2000
  • Collegiate Fellow, College of Liberal Art and Sciences, University of Iowa, 2003
  • Michael J. Brody Award, University of Iowa, 2003
  • Basic Science Book Award, International Academy of Astronautics, Paris, France, 2007
  • Fulbright Research Scholar, Paris, France, 2010
  • Outstanding Academic Title in Physics, Choice (The American Library Association), 2010