Mr. A Chakraborty joined the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), the largest Research organization of India, as Scientific Officer in 1987. He has been deeply involved in developing international R&D partnerships, project planning processes including contract negotiation, IPR management and scientific diplomacy. He became the Head of the International S&T Affairs Directorate of CSIR in 2009. He represented India and CSIR in many bilateral and International fora and visited Japan, China, Singapore, Korea, Israel, USA, Egypt, Germany, France, Italy.Today he is heading the Human Resource Development Group (HRDG), Director General Technical Cell (DGTC) of CSIR, Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC) & Recruitment & Assessment Board (RAB).
In 2011, Mr. Chakraborty was chosen to be the Founding Director of the then newly established Indo-German Science & Technology Centre (IGSTC) – a unique initiative for translation of research results connecting academia and industry through bilateral partnership. After completion of a successful term as Director, IGSTC he joined back CSIR in June 2016.
In 1999 Mr. Chakraborty was picked up by Govt. of India to be the Science Counsellor of India in Germany for five long years. He was instrumental in initiating various bilateral Indo-German and India- EU programmes in the areas of research & technology and education.
Mr. Chakraborty holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and Master’s Degree in Technology (Structural Engineering). He has completed a Diploma Course in Intellectual Property Rights and a Professional Course in Project Management from Bradford University, UK. Upon completion of his Master’s Degree and before joining CSIR, Mr Chakraborty worked with one of the major engineering consulting companies “Tata Consulting Engineers” for 2.5 years where he was involved in Design Engineering for Nuclear Power Systems.