Welcome, meet Team IARC.
Professor J.V. Narlikar, Emeritus Professor, IUCAA, Pune
Dr. S. M. Chitre, Emeritus Professor, CBS, University of Mumbai
Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya is a scientist and heads IARC. His interests span various aspects of astrobiology.
Rathin Dholakia is an engineer from IIT-Bombay. His interest is in technology & society.
Nitesh Pandey is a pharmacist. His major research nterest is evolutionary medicine and astrobiology.
Atanu Chatterjee is from IIT-Madras. His major interest is in complex systems and natural processes.
Sandeep Warrier is a physicist. His major research interest is Gamma Ray Bursts (GRBs).
Dr. Nehal Shah is a biologist. Her major area of research is health, ecology and environment.
Dr. S. Ramadurai is a research scientist. His recent research interest is astrobiology, especially, problems of biochemical origin of homochirality.
Madhav R. Londhe is a Physicist. His interests include physics, astronomy and x-rays.
Dr Arun Dholakia is a biologist. His major area of academic research is biosciences.
Poonam Jaiswal is Project Coordinator for all education & outreach programs.
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Dr. Kayzad Nilgiriwala is a biologist. His major area of research is microbiology.
Manan Desai is a biologist. His major area of research is biochemistry.
Dr. Yogesh Dound is involved in clinical & basic research. His major research interest is space physiology.
Mrs.Lakshmi Balakrishnan is a homemaker and physicist with innate interest in science especially cosmology and astronomy. She is also keenly interested in finding innovative ways to improve science communication.
Hemal Shah is a software developer. He is also a science writer with innate interest in astronomy.
Amit Chavan is a graphic designer. His interests include photography and web designing.
Rajeshwari Sharma is a mathematician. Her interests include applications of vedic mathematics and history of numbers.
Vikram Virulkar is the founder of Beyond Earth; an astronomy related edutainment initiative.
S Subramanya Joshi is founder of Antariksha Labs, Bangalore.