International Institute for Higher Education Research & Capacity Building

Professor (Dr.) Rupamanjari Ghosh

Dr. Ghosh joined the Shiv Nadar University in July 2012, as the Founding Director of the School of Natural Sciences (SoNS) and the Dean of Research and Graduate Studies. Prior to joining the University, Dr. Ghosh served as the Dean of School of Physical Sciences at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, along with many other important academic and administrative positions. Recipient of the Stree Shakti Science Samman for her ‘original contribution to Science’, she serves as an expert on the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India committees in Physical Sciences, and in many central and state universities and institutes. Dr. Ghosh received DAE (Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India) C V Raman Lecture award (in Physics) in 2018. Her research interests include Experimental and Theoretical Quantum Optics’ Laser Physics, Nonlinear Optics and Quantum Information. As a researcher, teacher, orator and an academic administrator par excellence, Dr. Ghosh is well known for her efforts to support the cause of gender justice and environment consciousness in the higher education system.


Professor Ghosh Co-Chairs the FICCI Higher Education Committee. She is currently a member of the Council of the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune.