Liton Majumdar

Academic Education

  • Ph.D., Astronomy & Astrophysics, November 2014, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
  • Post M.Sc., Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2010, S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
  • M.Sc., Physics, 2009, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Professional Positions

Assistant Professor 24 June 2019 to present
Star and Planetary Formation Group
School of Earth and Planetary Sciences
National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), India

Visiting Scientist —Formal Appointment 24 June 2019 to present
Interstellar and Heliospheric Physics group (3263)
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
California Institute of Technology

NASA Post Doctoral Program Fellow 10 July 2017 to 23 June 2019
Interstellar and Heliospheric Physics group (3263)
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
California Institute of Technology

CNRS Post Doctoral Researcher Dec 2014 to June 2017
Laboratoire d'astrophysique de Bordeaux
University of Bordeaux, France

Honors and Awards

  • Visiting Associate, IUCAA, Pune, India, August 2020 to present
  • Regular Member, Square Kilometre Array Indian Consortium (SKAIC), NCRA-TIFR, Pune, India, August 2020 to present
  • Ramanujan Fellowship, SERB, DST, Government of India, 2019
  • Regular Member of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), 2020 to present
  • Life Member of the Astronomical Society of India (ASI), 2019 to present
  • Member of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), 2020 to present
  • International Associate of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), 2019 to present
  • ALMA Ambassador, NAASC, NRAO, USA, 2019
  • Early-Career Initiative Researcher-Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), USA, 2018
  • NASA Post-doctoral Prgram (NPP) Fellow, USA, 2017
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhegan, Denmark, 2017 (offer declined)
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship, CSIC, Madrid, Spain, 2017 (offer declined)
  • CNRS Post-doctoral Fellowship, University of Bordeaux, France, 2014
  • Gold Medal, RKMRC Narendrapur, University of Calcutta, India, 2009
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