Mustansir Barma

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Mustansir Barma
Director, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1950-12-27) 27 December 1950 (age 66)
Mumbai, India
Alma mater Campion School, Mumbai,
St. Xavier's College, Mumbai,
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Profession Professor, Author, Scientist

Mustansir Barma is an Indian Scientist specializing in Statistical Physics. He was former Director of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.[1]

Awards and honours[edit]

  • Young Scientist Award of the Indian National Science Academy (1980).
  • Associate of the Indian Academy of Sciences (1983 – 86).
  • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for the Physical Sciences awarded by the CSIR (1995).
  • Honorary faculty member, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore (1998 – 2001).
  • DAE Raja Ramanna Prize Lecture in Physics (2004).
  • S.N. Bose Birth Centenary Award of the Indian Science Congress (2007).
  • J.C. Bose Fellowship of the Department of Science and Technology (2007).
  • Seventh Abdus Salam Memorial Lecture, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi (2009).
  • R.S. Goyal Prize for Physics (2006), awarded in 2010.
  • Padma Shri Award (2013)[2]