FRIDAY - April 6, 2018

Plenary 9 (PL9)                                            

8:30 am - 10:40 am  

Physics and Consciousness II    

George F.R. Ellis, University of Cape Town 

Anirban Bandyopadhyay, NIMS, Japan, IIIR, India


Microtubule as a time crystal: working with the knots of darkness

Anirban Bandyopadhyay, PhD

National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan; Visiting Professor, MIT

Anirban Bandyopadhyay is a Senior Scientist at the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Japan.

He received his PhD from the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), Kolkata 2005

on supramolecular electronics.


Positions and Fellowships

(2007-current) - Permanent Scientist, NIMS, Japan.

10 patents on building artificial organic brain, big data, molecular bot, cancer and alzheimer drug, fourth circuit element

(2013-2014) - Visiting Scientist in MIT, USA, on biorhythms.

(2005-2007) - ICYS Research Fellow NIMS, Japan, one of 40 top researchers selected from 25 countries.




World Technology Network, WTN Fellow

Lifeboat foundation executive advisor




 Hitachi Science and Technology Award 2010


Inamori Foundation Award


Kurata Foundation Award, Inamori Foundation Fellow


Sewa Society International SSS Fellow, Japan


SSI Gold Medal


TransTech 200 Innovator (2016-2017)