Amitava Bhattacharjee

Professor of Astrophysical Sciences
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B.S., Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, 1975

M.S., Physics, University of Michigan, 1976

M.S.E., Nuclear Engineering, University of Michigan, 1978

Ph.D., Astrophysical Sciences, Program in Plasma Physics, Princeton University, 1981



Awards & Honors

  • Fellow, American Physical Society, 1993
  • James Van Allen Natural Sciences Fellowship, University of Iowa, 1996
  • University of Iowa Faculty Scholar, 1997-2000
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2000
  • Collegiate Fellow, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Iowa, 2003
  • Michael J. Brody Award, University of Iowa, 2003
  • Basic Science Book Award, International Academy of Astronautics, Paris, France, 2007
  • Fulbright Research Scholar, Paris, France, 2010
  • Outstanding Academic Title in Physics, Choice (The American Library Association), 2010