Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

TIFR 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. The Institute was founded in 1945 with support from the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust under the vision of Dr. Homi Bhabha. At TIFR, we carry out basic research in physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, computer science and science education. Our main campus is located in Mumbai, with centres at Pune, Bengaluru and Hyderabad.

Spotlight

Upgraded GMRT measures the mass of hydrogen in distant galaxies

A team of astronomers from the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA-TIFR) in Pune, and the Raman Research Institute (RRI), in Bengaluru, has used the upgraded Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope [...Read More]


Breakthrough in Random Sampling
TIFR graduate students, Siddharth Bhandari and Sayantan Chakraborty, [...Read More]

Mumbai-wide Sero-Survey for COVID-19 Prevalence
A pilot project was launched on 29 June 2020 to understand the extent [...Read More]

COVID test in 30 minutes
TIFR scientists at Hyderabad have standardised a colour-based assay [...Read More]

Discovery of an iron sensing riboswitch
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, [...Read More]

Mathur wins the Abdul Kalam Award
Prof. Nilmani Mathur was awarded the Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam HPC Award [...Read More]

Dr. Vatsala Thirumalai
Awarded the 'Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar' prize for the year 2020 for her [...Read More]