Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM
Talk Title: Descriptors for the Rational Design of Nanomaterials
Location: Chemla Room (67-3111)
Dr. Narasimhan is a Professor of Theoretical Sciences and Dean of Academic Affairs at the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research in Bangalore, India. Her main area of interest is computational nanoscience. Her research examines how the lowering of dimensionality and reduction of size affect material properties.
Narasimhan earned her B.Sc. in Physics from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai in 1983 and her M.Sc. in Physics from IIT Bombay in 1985. She received her Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from Harvard University in 1991. Subsequently, she did her postdoctoral work at Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA and at Fritz-Haber-Institut of the Max Planck Society in Berlin, Germany. She joined the Theoretical Sciences Unit of Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India as a faculty in 1996.