Prasanta Kumar Biswas
CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, India
Prasanta Kumar Biswas has done his PhD, Calcutta University, joined CSIR-CGCRI as a Scientist in 1984 and initiated developmental work on soft chemistry based thin films on glass for optics and nanostructured semiconductors. He has about 150 publications, six Indian patents and led international collaborative projects with Germany, France, USA, Japan and Slovenia. He retired in 2012 as a Chief Scientist. He was then in IIT Roorkee as an Honorary Fellow. Currently, he is Honorary Visiting Professor of Barasat College, WBSU. He is the recipient of MRSI Medal award from Material Research Society of India and the elected Fellow, FAScT of WAST, India.