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About Prof. R. P. Tandon

Prof. R. P. Tandon received his Ph.D. Degree in Physics in 1977 from University of Delhi, India. He worked at National Physical Laboratory during 1977-1998 and headed its Electroceramic Division for more than a decade. He worked as Research Associate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT, USA) during 1980-1982. In 1996 he was appointed as Scientific Advisor to the Government of Haryana, a dynamic Indian State.

Prof. R. P. Tandon joined the Department of Physics and Astrophysics at the University of Delhi in 1998 as a full professor. Prof. Tandon took the charge as Head of the Department on November 16, 2010 for the 3 years term. He has several international collaborations, and has been visiting scientist to the University of Leeds, UK, University of Quebec, Guelph, University of Toronto and Seoul National University, South Korea etc. He is member of several national and international scientific bodies. He has been a founder member of the Asian Meeting on Ferroelectricity and currently its Board Member from India. His research interest includes ceramics, polymers, solar cells and glasses and has published about 190 research papers in these areas and supervised 25 students for their doctoral degree.