University of Cambridge

Suchitra Sebastian

Physical Sciences

Jury: Physical Sciences

Suchitra Sebastian is University Reader in Physics at the University of Cambridge. Her research is in the area of novel materials and their unconventional properties, particularly the exotic phenomenon of superconductivity. Suchitra is the recipient of awards including a L’Oreal-UNESCO Fellowship, the Lee Osheroff Richardson North American Science prize, the International Young Scientist Medal in Magnetism, and the Moseley Medal. She has been recognised as a ‘next big name’ in physics by the Financial Times, and an outstanding young scientist by the World Economic Forum. Suchitra holds an MS and PhD in Applied Physics from Stanford University, and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Amedabad. Suchitra participates in scientific research solely for non-imperialistic, non-militaristic purposes.