Ratnamala Chatterjee

Ratnamala Chatterjee
Professor of Physics Department at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India
 
Biography
Ratnamala Chatterjee, Professor of Physics Department at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and Coordinator, DST National SQUID Magnetometer Facility at I.I.T Delhi, joined IIT Delhi as an Asst.Professor in 1994. She completed her Ph.D from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 1986 and thereafter joined Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA as a Post Doctoral Associate in 1987. She was awarded the Science & Technology Agency Award by Japan Research & Development Corporation in the year 1992-93, and worked in their National Research Institute for Metals, Japan, during 1993. She was awarded the Australia International Education Foundation?s (AIEF) Fellowship in 1996 and spent a semester as a Visiting faculty in the Univ. of New South Wales, Australia. In the year 2003 (Sep.2003 ? Dec.2003) she was the CNRS Invited Professor at the Laboratoire de Science et Génie des Matériaux et de Métallurgie, at Ecole des Mines, Nancy, France. She has about 150 research publications in reputed International journals/conf. proceedings. Her work has been well cited with total citations 2030, h-index 22, i-10 index 50 and maximum citation for a paper is 175, including 2 citations from Linus Pauling for her work on Quasicrystals and recognized by the researchers working in these areas.
 
Research Interest
Her broad research interest area is Novel Magnetic & Functional Materials. She has got several national and international projects and has guided ~30 Ph.D students until now, in research areas like Magnetoelectric Multiferroic materials, Topological Insulators, Magnetic shape memory in Heusler alloys, Shape memory in ceramics, Micowave absorbing materials.