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Tata Institute of Fundamental Research,
Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences (TCIS), Hyderabad

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The most exciting areas of scientific research today are interdisciplinary in character. The problems they are concerned with have diverse origins: laboratories, hospitals, industry, and the natural world around us. What unifies them is intellectual challenge, and the emergence of new frontiers in basic science.

At the TIFR Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences (TCIS) we will explore these new vistas, creating a culture that transcends the divisions of pure and applied, engineering and science, experiment and theory, education and research. This pioneering centre will be the leading edge of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research's ambitious new presence in Hyderabad, TIFR-H.

The permanent campus of TCIS and TIFR-H is now under construction amidst the rocks and greenery right next to the Hyderabad Central University, and the first research building will be ready by the end of 2013. Our transit location, on similar terrain near the scenic Osman Sagar lake in Gandipet, is a comfortable 40,000 sq ft building with cafeteria, library, class rooms, administrative office and conference facilities and, of course, pleasant, well-appointed offices for our first wave of faculty and their students. We have space for many laboratories, and a supercomputer facility is coming on line shortly.

latest Events
  • This week's seminars

    Apr 17:  Gautam Menon   11:30 am

    Apr 17:  Ram Gopal   4:00 pm

    Apr 18:  Rajat Varma  2:00 pm

    Apr 19: Special Colloquium by Katepalli R. Sreenivasan   4:00 pm

  • Centre News

    Prof. Rama Govindarajan has been appointed to the editorial board of Physics of Fluids.

  • Also in the news

    A new article by P. K. Madhu and collaborators on the structure of proteins involved in Alzheimer's disease has been designated a very important paper (VIP) by Angewandte Chemie.

  • In the News

    A recently published article on chromosome positioning in a cell by Nirmalendu Ganai, Surajit Sengupta and Gautam Menon is featured in the Telegraph as well as the Hindu!

  • Job Openings

    Look under Careers for open positions.

  • Centre News

    Dr Anukul Jana, an expert in organometallic chemistry, has joined the faculty at TCIS. Welcome Anukul!

 
Welcome To Tifr

The Tata Institute of Fundamental Research is a National Centre of the Government of India, under the umbrella of the Department of Atomic Energy as well as a deemed University awarding degrees for master's and doctoral programs. At TIFR, we carry out basic research in physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, computer science and science education.