Distinguished scientist Arun Kumar Bhaduri would tomorrow take over as the Director of the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), the research centre said today.
He would replace S A V Satya Murthy, who is superannuating today, it said in a release.
Bhaduri joined the training school of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre in 1983 and received the Homi Bhabha Medal for being the overall topper.
An IIT Kharagpur alumni, Bhaduri joined IGCAR in 1984 and became the Director, Metallurgy and Materials Group.
He was also the Senior Professor at the Homi Bhabha National Institute.
He received several awards, including the ‘Metallurgist of the Year Award’ in 2003 by the Ministry of Steel, the release added.