- June 2nd, 2010
Dr. Arunava Gupta holds joint appointments as Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Chemical Engineering. Dr. Gupta was also appointed as the MINT Professor in January, 2004. He received an M.Sc. degree in Chemistry from the Indian Institute of Technology in 1976, an M.A. degree in Chemistry from Columbia University in 1977, and a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Physics from Stanford University in 1980. From 1980 to 1985, he was a Senior Research Chemist at the Allied Corp. Corporate R&D laboratory. From 1985 to 2003, he worked at IBM T.J. Watson Research Laboratory, his final position there being Research Manager for Magnetic Random Access Memory processing and testing. Dr. Gupta has authored or co-authored more than 200 scholarly publications and is listed as inventor on more than 25 patents. His research interests encompass magnetic random access memory devices, tunneling magnetoresistance, pulsed laser deposition, oxides for spintronics applications and biological applications of magnetic nanoparticles.