Bhubanswar: Scientist Dr Ajit Kumar Mohanty appointed as director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) for a period of three years.
Mohanty has been appointed for a period of three years, it said. He is at present Director, Physics Group, in BARC and Director, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics.Mr Mohanty, 59, specializes in basic physics and has considerable experience in particle collisions having worked on the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva and in trying to unravel the mysteries of Dark Matter.
The BARC is India’s premier nuclear research facility based in Mumbai. It is a multi-disciplinary research centre with extensive infrastructure for advanced research and development covering the entire spectrum of nuclear science, engineering and related areas.