The Chakraborty group at Brandeis develops mathematical models of complex behavior observed in a wide variety of systems.

Babul Chakraborty in front of a chalkboard covered with mathematical equationsSystems of particular interest are granular and glassy materials, and patterns in active media.

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Professor Bulbul Chakraborty

"Looking back, I think I was always attracted to what challenged me. It could be a mathematical puzzle, a song I was told wasn't easy to sing, a book I was told I shouldn't attempt to read because I was too young. What drew me in was the challenge."