Naba K. Mondal

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India

Prof. Naba K Mondal joined Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in 1977 and was associated with the pioneering Kolar Gold Field (KGF) Proton Decay experiment from its inception. During 1985 to 1986, he was a visiting scientist at Argonne National Laboratory, USA and was involved in the design of the second generation nucleon decay detector called SOUDAN 2. During 1986-87 Prof. Mondal worked for the Collider Detector Facility (CDF) at Fermi Lab, USA. In 1991, Prof. Mondal joined the international collaboration experiment called DØ at Tevatron Collider at Fermilab. In 1995, Prof. Mondal joined the CMS Experiment at Large Hadron Collider (LHC) Project at CERN, Geneva. He was the Technical Coordinator for the CMS Outer Hadron Calorimeter project and was instrumental in the design of this sub-detector and led the Indian team during its R & D phase. Prof. Mondal is now involved in the development of an underground laboratory in India for carrying out research in the emerging field of neutrino physics. Honors and Awards: Elected fellow of the Indian National Science Academy (INSA), New Delhi, India. (FNA) Elected fellow of The National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad, India. (FNASc) Elected Fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India (FASc) Elected Fellow of The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World, Trieste, Italy (FTWAS) Recipient of American Physical Society Esther Hoffman Beller Lectureship award J.C.Bose National Fellow ( DST, Govt. of India)

Biography Updated on 7 October 2011

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