Amit Mukherjee


Assistant Professor

Room No: A-2
Tel: 080-2218-5052
Fax: 080-2218-5028

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.

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