Mandar Madhukar Deshmukh (born 20 October 1974) is an Indian physicist specialising in nanoscale and mesoscopic physics and affiliated to Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai. He was awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology in 2015, the highest science award in India, in the physical sciences category.[1] He obtained BTech degree from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay in 1996 and PhD degree from Cornell University under the guidance of D.C. Ralph in 2002.

Personal Life

His wife Prita Pant also Ph.D. from Cornell University is Associate Professor at IIT Bombay


  1. ^ "Brief Profile of the Awardee". Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize. CSIR Human Resource Development Group, New Delhi. Retrieved 5 November 2015. 

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