Kumar Bhattacharyya, Baron Bhattacharyya

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The Lord Bhattacharyya

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Born
Sushanta Kumar Bhattacharyya

(1940-06-06)6 June 1940
Died (aged 78)
ResidenceBirmingham, UK
Alma materIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (BTech)
University of Birmingham (MSc, PhD)
Known forWarwick Manufacturing Group
Political partyLabour
Websitewarwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/wmg/about/chairman

Sushanta Kumar Bhattacharyya, Baron Bhattacharyya, CBE, FRS, FREng, FIMechE[1][2] (6 June 1940[3] – 1 March 2019) was a British-Indian engineer, educator and government advisor.[4]

In 1980, he became Professor of Manufacturing Systems at the University of Warwick and founded the Warwick Manufacturing Group.[5] In 2004 he was made a Life Peer and became a member of the House of Lords.[6][7]

Bhattacharyya died on 1 March 2019 following a short illness, aged 78.[8]

References[change | change source]

  1. "List of Fellows". Royal Academy of Engineering. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  2. "Kumar Bhattacharyya". Royal Society. 2014. Retrieved 2 January 2018. One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from the royalsociety.org website where:

    “All text published under the heading 'Biography' on Fellow profile pages is available under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.” --Royal Society Terms, conditions and policies at the Wayback Machine (archived 2016-11-11)

  3. Bhattacharyya, Baron, (Sushantha Kumar Bhattacharyya). ukwhoswho.com. Who's Who (online Oxford University Press ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. 2007. doi:10.1093/ww/9780199540884.013.U7480. closed access (subscription required)
  4. "Lord Bhattacharyya". UK Parliament. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  5. "Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya: Chairman of WMG". University of Warwick. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  6. "Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya :: Chairman of WMG". Warwick.ac.uk. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  7. "Engine for change: Industrialist and educator Lord Bhattacharyya". Financial Times. 2 August 2013. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  8. Mullen, Enda (1 March 2019). "Professor Lord Bhattacharyya dies aged 78". coventrytelegraph.