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Prof. (Dr.) Papiya Nandy
Former Director (2000 to 2015) 

Prof. (Dr.) Papiya Nandy  was the Emeritus Fellow of Jadavpur University and was the Director of JBNSTS, of which she is a scholar from the first batch in 1960. Here her objective is to make JBNSTS a vibrant and dynamic institute to motivate, identify and nurture young talented science students and establish the base of Scientific enquiry and culture of tomorrow.

She received her Masters degrees in Physics from University of Calcutta and University of California at Santa Barbara and Ph.D. on Liquid Crystals from Kent State University, USA.  Her post-doctoral work was in Experimental Biophysics from Max Planck Institute, Gottingen, Germany. Later she was Associate Professor of Physics in University of Ulm, Germany. She joined Physics department in Jadavpur University and besides teaching for more than 35 years in the Science and Engineering faculties, she was and still is in charge of several research projects. Her field of research encompasses membrane biophysics, numerical analysis of DNA and protein sequences and application of Nanomaterials in ceramics and bio systems. She has more than hundred research publications in peer reviewed journals and 3 patent awards. She has guided several Ph.D. and Masters Thesis.


As Director of JBNSTS, Dr. Nandy has been giving shape to the current activities by increasing the number of program on awareness of science among young school children in urban as well as in remotest villages, introducing wide ranging discussions on the importance of basic science and generating programs of new dimensions. Her attempt is to establish collaboration with national and international organizations with similar objectives at making JBNSTS a part of the worldwide network of talent identification.

Introduction JTST Poster English About Scholarships Talent Enrichment Program
Messages Organisational Structure Senior Scholar by name Scholarship Sponsors
Governing Body Directors of JBNSTS Senior Scholar by year Library Facilities
STST Poster English Laboratory & Research Junior Scholar by name Dormitory Facilities
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Last updated on : Thursday, May 19, 2016