Supriya Kar was born in Balasore, India, in 1967. He has graduated (with Ph.D. degree) from Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, India in 1995. From 1995 to 1996, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Harish Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad, India. Subsequently from 1996 to 1998, he has joined the University of Tokyo, Komaba, Japan as a JSPS postdoctoral fellow. From 1998 to 2000, he has served the Chalmers University of Technology and Goethenburg University, Goteborg, Sweden as a Postdoctoral Research Associate. After spending a span of about two years on the faculty at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India, he has moved to his present affiliation at Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India in 2002. He is working as an Associate Professor. His research interests are in theoretical high energy physics and quantum gravity. He is a string theorist by training. His research broadly includes topics in (i) noncommutative geometry, (ii) geometric Dirchlet branes, (iii) (anti) de Sitter geometry (iv) gravity/gauge theory duality, and (v) black hole entropy. He is an author of a book entitled Noncommutative Geometry: Perspective in String and Field Theories, (2011) World Scientific, Singapore.
Biography Updated on 24 March 2011