Tarun Souradeep

Senior Professor at the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune, India

Tarun Souradeep is one of the lead authors of  the LIGO-India mega-science project proposal and a founding member the multi-institutional & multi-disciplinary, IndIGO (Indian Initiative in Gravitational wave Observations) consortium. He also has served as  the spokesperson of  IndIGO since 2010. As the Project coordinator-IUCAA of LIGO-India project, Souradeep has lead the site search for LIGO-India and development of the GW data centre at IUCAA.

Souradeep is a cosmologist working primarily on the Cosmic Microwave background anisotropy and polarisation (www.iucaa.in/~tarun). He also has interest  in the stochastic gravitational wave background.