Bhabha Atomic Research Centre gets new Director
Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow / Mar 13, 2019
Noted physicist and scientist A K Mohanty has taken over as the new Director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC).
Till now, Mohanty had been the Director, physics group of the BARC and Director, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata. He took the charge from K N Vyas, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Atomic Energy.
Mohanty had graduated from the 26th batch of the BARC Training School and joined Nuclear Physics Division of BARC in 1983. Over the past 36 years, he worked in several areas of nuclear physics covering collision energy from sub-Coulomb barrier to relativistic regime.
He has reaffirmed commitment towards furthering the work of BARC in the fields of societal importance.