S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences

Under Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India


S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences

The S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences is an autonomous research institute engaged in research in basic sciences. The institute was founded under Department of Science and Technology, Government of India in 1986 as a Registered Society. The Centre was established to honour the life and work of Professor S. N. Bose who was a colossal in theoretical physics and has made some of the most fundamental conceptual contributions in the development of Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Statistics. The Centre has emerged as a major institution for research and development in Basic Sciences.

Lectures, Seminars & Colloquia

May 21 Tue
03:00 PM
Dr. Debayan Chakraborty,
Reader F, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai
Fermion Hall/ Online(Meeting link: https://meet.google.com/hur-ntrm-ndo)
May 22 Wed
04:00 PM
Dr. Sudipta Bera,
Senior Post-Doctoral Fellow, Molecular Chemistry and Materials Science Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Fermion Hall/ Online(Meeting link: https://meet.google.com/eaz-mpvk-jjs)
May 24 Fri
03:00 PM
Dr. Julius Julius,
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, HRI Allahabad
Fermion Hall/ Online(Meeting link: https://meet.google.com/auw-zpjh-hib)

News & Achievements

  • Dr. Saquib Shamim, Assistant Professor of the Centre has been inducted into the Early Career Researcher Advisory Board of the Physical Review B journal. Congratulations to Dr. Shamim.
  • Mr. Sourav Sarkar, Senior Research Fellow, from the group of Prof. Kalyan Mandal has received an award 'Wiley sponsored Best Presentation in Interdisciplinary Field' in the International Conference on Sustainable Nanomaterials Integration & Organization for Energy and Environment (iSNIOE2) hosted by Shiv Nadar Institution of Eminence, Delhi-NCR, India".
  • Mr. Dibyendu Maity, Senior Research Fellow from the group of Dr. Suman Chakrabarty, has won the Best Poster Award in the international conference, MD@60 hosted at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore during 26th-29th February, jointly organized by CECAM and JNCACR. Congratulations to Mr. Maity .
  • Prof. Samir Kumar Pal, Senior Professor of the Centre has been elected as a Fellow of the West Bengal Academy of Science & Technology (WAST). Congratulations to Prof. Pal.
  • Dr. Shubhasis Haldar, Associate Professor of the Centre has become a member of the International Union of Pure & Applied Biophysics (IUPAB). Congratulations! to Dr. Haldar
  • Dr. Ritamay Bhunia, Research Associate from the group of Dr. Avijit Chowdhury, has been awarded a poster presentation prize for the work entitled 'Nanoparticles Based Ferroelectric Polarization Triggered Piezo-Iondynamic Gated Artificial Tactile Sensory Synaptic Device for Long-Term Perception' at the International Conference on Optoelectronic and Bio Inspired Nanomaterials (ICOBIN 2023), held at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee during 4-6 December, 2023.
  • Ms. Saheli Samanta, Research Fellow from the group of Prof. Kalyan Mandal, has received "MRSI Young Scientist" award for oral presentation on the work "Exploring Low-Cost Material Design for Solid-State Cooling with Significant Reversible Magnetoresponsive Properties across First-Order Phase Transition" at "Young Scientist Colloquium 2023" of Material Research Society of India (MRSI), held at Jadavpur University on 1st December 2023.
  • Prof. Kalyan Mandal, Senior Professor of the Centre has won the "Magnetism as Art Showcase-2023" award in Intermag-2023 held during May 15-19, 2023 in Sendai, Japan organised by IEEE Magnetic Society.

Read Our Recent Publications

Research Highlights by DST Media Cell

Molecular research shows path towards better treatment of kidney ailments

The molecular mechanism behind the effectiveness of N-Acetyl-L-cysteine (NAC) and vitamin C, a medical combination used by doctors to treat kidney ailments, has been cracked in research conducted by a team of scientists. This study will help clinically treat chronic kidney ailments more effectively and help pharmaceutical research to develop better medicines.

A new alloy developed can act as alternative magnetic refrigerant for minimizing greenhouse gas emissions

Researchers have found a new alloy that can act as an effective magnetic refrigerant that can be an alternative cooling agent for minimizing greenhouse gas emissions and meet the global demand for higher energy efficiency for tackling global warming.

Efficient electrodes for superior supercapacitors synthesized

Scientists have synthesized a class of porous and crystalline organic materials called covalent organic frameworks (COFs) incorporated with quinone groups and sulphur-containing thiophene groups that can act as efficient and versatile electrodes for pseudocapacitors because of their low density, high stability, and well-defined atomic arrangements.

Researchers find doping technique to create material for efficient memory devices

An inorganic material called Hafnium oxide (HfO2), so far used in optical coatings, may soon find use as efficient memory devices in computers, sensors and sonars as an effective alternative to silicon dioxide (SiO2).

Series of talks on Illustrious Indian Scientists in Pre-independence Era

Documentary (Trailer Video) film on Illustrious Indian Scientists in Pre-independence Era