Space experiments, Hyperspectral imaging from UV to near IR, Lidar.
Exoplanet, Interstellar medium, Planetary atmosphere, Instrumentation.
Professor Chakrabarti earned his B.E. from the University of Calcutta and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. During his graduate study, Professor Chakrabarti built a sounding rocket payload for auroral studies, participated in the development of a spectrograph flown aboard the U. S. Air Force STP78-1 satellite, and analyzed data from this spacecraft and the UV telescope aboard the Apollo-Soyuz Test Program.