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Friends and Collaborators

  • My mother, Didhiti Biswas Chakrabarti, is a retired professor of Sanskrit at the University of Calcutta, India, and is an expert in Vedic studies and Indian musicology. She was part of the BBC documentary The Story of India. I attribute my love, interest, and my knowledge of music to her.

  • My father, Bhupati Chakrabarti, is a retired professor of Physics at City College, Kolkata, India, and former General Secretary of the Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT). He is keen on science history and is involved in science outreach and education. He has authored many articles, here is one that is also featured on Wikipedia. He made me curious about science.


  • My uncle, Kushal Chakraborty, is a retired banker and sports journalist. I fell in love with football because of him.

  • My wife, Shreya Biswas, is a microbiologist. Here is an article by her. She is my partner in all gastronomical adventures.

  • I am passionate about Hindustani classical music, an avid listener, and learned Tabla growing up. I have recently been learning Sarod, a fretless Indian string instrument. Besides this, I am interested in scientific data visualization and science outreach, and I love teaching. 

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