Kumar Bhattacharyya, Baron Bhattacharyya

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The Lord Bhattacharyya

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Sushanta Kumar Bhattacharyya

(1940-06-06)6 June 1940
Died (aged 78)
Alma materIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (BTech)
University of Birmingham (MSc, PhD)
Known forWarwick Manufacturing Group
Political partyLabour

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]

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    “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.