Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

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Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) is a public research institution located in Mumbai, India that is dedicated to basic research in mathematics and the sciences.wikipedia
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Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) is a public research institution located in Mumbai, India that is dedicated to basic research in mathematics and the sciences.
It is also home to some of India's premier scientific and nuclear institutes like Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Nuclear Power Corporation of India, Indian Rare Earths, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, Atomic Energy Commission of India, Department of Atomic Energy and the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.

Homi J. Bhabha

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In 1944, Homi J. Bhabha, known for his role in the development of the Indian atomic energy programme, wrote to the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust requesting financial assistance to set up a scientific research institute.
Homi Jehangir Bhabha (30 October 1909 – 24 January 1966) was an Indian nuclear physicist, and professor of physics at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR).

Navy Nagar

It is located at Navy Nagar, Colaba, Mumbai, with an affiliated campus in Serilingampally near Hyderabad.
The Tata Institute of Fundamental Research carries out research in higher sciences and the Indian Meteorological Department office (built in 1826) of Colaba are also located in Navy nagar.

Sir Dorabji Tata and Allied Trusts

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In 1944, Homi J. Bhabha, known for his role in the development of the Indian atomic energy programme, wrote to the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust requesting financial assistance to set up a scientific research institute.
His imprint is visible in the setting up of the Tata Memorial Hospital, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, National Institute of Advanced Studies and National Centre for the Performing Arts.

TIFRAC

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In 1957, India's first digital computer, TIFRAC was built in TIFR.
TIFRAC (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Automatic Calculator) was the first computer developed in India, at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai.

National Centre for Biological Sciences

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This ultimately resulted in the establishment of the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bangalore twenty years later.
It is a part of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) under the Department of Atomic Energy of the Government of India.

Ooty Radio Telescope

radio telescope
In 1970, TIFR started research in radio astronomy with the setting up of the Ooty Radio Telescope.
It is part of the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA) of the well known Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) which is funded by the Government of India through the Department of atomic energy.

Department of Atomic Energy

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It is a Deemed University and works under the umbrella of the Department of Atomic Energy of the Government of India.

Colaba

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It is located at Navy Nagar, Colaba, Mumbai, with an affiliated campus in Serilingampally near Hyderabad.
In the midst of Navy Nagar lies the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), one of India's leading scientific institutions.

M. S. Raghunathan

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M. S. Raghunathan started research at TIFR on algebraic and discrete groups, and was recognised for his work on rigidity.
Formerly Professor of eminence at TIFR in Homi Bhabha Chair.

Govind Swarup

Encouraged by the success of ORT, Govind Swarup persuaded J. R. D.
Returning from Stanford to India in March 1963, he joined TIFR as a Reader at the request of Dr. Homi Bhabha.

J. R. D. Tata

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With support from J.R.D. Tata, then chairman of the Tata Group, TIFR was founded on 1 June 1945, and Homi Bhabha was appointed its first director.
He also founded the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS, 1936), the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR, 1945), and the National Center for Performing Arts.

C. S. Seshadri

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Notable contributions from TIFR mathematicians include Raghavan Narasimhan's proof of the embedding of open Riemann surfaces in, C. S. Seshadri's work on projective modules over polynomial rings and M. S. Narasimhan's results in the theory of pseudo differential operators.
Seshadri worked in the School of Mathematics at TIFR in Bombay from 1953 to 1984 starting as a Research Scholar and rising to a senior professor.

Obaid Siddiqi

Obaid Siddiqui
Acting on the suggestions of British physiologist Archibald Hill, Bhabha invited Obaid Siddiqi to set up a research group in molecular biology.
Obaid Siddiqi FRS (7 January 1932 – 26 July 2013) was an Indian National Research Professor and the Founder-Director of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) National Center for Biological Sciences.

National Balloon Facility

TIFR runs a National Balloon Facility in Hyderabad which is among the best in the world and has the geographical advantage of being close to the geomagnetic equator.
The National Balloon Facility, also known as the TIFR Balloon Facility, is a stratospheric-balloon launch base under the joint management of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

Indian Institute of Science

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The institute initially operated within the campus of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore before relocating to Mumbai later that year.

Vijay Kumar Kapahi

Vijay Kumar Kapahi (21 January 1944 – 16 March 1999) was an Indian astrophysicist and the director of the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, an autonomous division of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.

Yash Pal

Prof. Yash Pal
Starting his career at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), he later remained Chairman of the University Grants Commission from 1986 to 1991.

Ranjan Roy Daniel

Ranjan Roy
R. Daniel or Rajan Roy''') (11 August 1923 – 27 March 2005) was an Indian Nagercoil born physicist who worked in the fields of cosmic rays and space physics, and remained Director Chairman of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.

M. G. K. Menon

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One of his most important contributions was nurturing the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, which his mentor Homi J. Bhabha founded in 1945.

Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope

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Tata to help set up the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope near Pune, India
It is operated by the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, a part of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai.

B. V. Sreekantan

Badanaval Venkatasubba Sreekantan (born 30 June 1925) is an Indian high-energy astrophysicist and a former associate of Homi J. Bhabha at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR).

Shobhona Sharma

Shobhona Sharma (born 5 February 1953) is a professor specializing in immunology, molecular biology, and biochemistry at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai.

Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education

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Students admitted to HBCSE Graduate School work for the degree of Ph.D. in Science Education, which is a degree of TIFR (Deemed University).

Jitendra Nath Goswami

Dr. Jitendranath Goswami
He got MSc Degree from Gauhati University and joined Tata Institute of Fundamental Research for PhD. In this time period he also worked as a post-graduate research scholar at the University of California, Berkeley.