Dr. Bhattacharya earned his undergraduate degree (BS – Physics Honors) from Presidency College, Kolkata, MS (Physics) from University College of Science, Kolkata, India, and received his Ph.D. in theoretical condensed matter Physics from the University of Maryland at College Park in 1992.  He held positions as a postdoctoral fellow at Penn State University, and as a research associate and research assistant professor at Michigan State University, before joining UCF in 2000, where he is a professor in the physics department.

Research Areas

Theoretical and simulation studies soft matter & biologically inspired physics, scaling theories of polymers, polymer transport through nanopores, complex and disordered systems, physics of intrinsically disordered proteins.

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