Room No: A-2
Dr. Amit Mukherjee is an Assistant Professor in International Strategic and Security Studies Program at the School of Conflict and Security Studies in National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore. He has a Ph.D. in Defence and Strategic Studies from University of Pune, on ‘Application of GIS for India’s Defence: To assess battlefield conditions and its effects on weapons and weapons systems’. His specialization is in Military GIS and application of GIS for traditional and non-traditional areas of National and International Security.
Prior to joining NIAS he was previously a Post Doctoral Fellow (PBC Fellowship -Department of Higher Education, Government of Israel) at the National Security Studies Center, University of Haifa, Israel, from 2013-2016, where he is an (Honorary) Research Fellow 2016-2019. He was also an Israel Asia Leaders Fellow 2014-2015, and a visiting fellow at IDSA, New Delhi, 1st October 2016 – 30th June 2017. His areas of research interest include homeland security, counter insurgency, terrorism studies, maritime security, weapons and warfare, military affairs and strategy, border security, India-Israel security cooperation, among others.