Title of the talk : ” Voyage Through Space and Time: View at Small Length and Time Scales

Brief Statement of accomplishments of Professor Bagchi

Biman Bagchi is currently holding an India National Science Chair (DST-SERB) & Honorary Professor at the Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit (SSCU), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. He received PhD from Brown University, RI and carried out postdoctoral work at the University of Chicago and University of Maryland, before returning to India in 1984 to join the Indian Institute of Science. He is a Fellow of all the three National Science Academies of India. He an elected Fellow of the third world academy of sciences (TWAS) and Elected Foreign Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2020) [AAA&S]. He received a fair number of Awards in India including an early Bhatnagar (at 36 years of age), GD Birla, Goyal Prizes. He received International TWAS Prize in 1998. He is the recipient of the 2021 Joel Henry Hildebrand Award from the American Chemical Society in Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry of Liquids and also the prestigious Humboldt Science Research Award of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2019). J. Physical Chemistry brought out a Festschrift special issue J. Phys. Chem. B, 2015, Vol.: 119, in his honour. Bagchi has published more than 500 papers, authored three books on different aspects of statistical mechanics and currently writing a 4 th book on nonequilibrium statistical mechanics. He has also published two non-technical books (mostly for students) available at Amazon Kindle.