Makarand Paranjape is an associate professor in the Department of Physics in the College, the director of the Georgetown Nanoscience and Microtechnology Laboratory, and a member of the India Initiative Faculty Advisory Committee. He joined the Georgetown faculty in 1998.
International activities include:
- Held a consulting position for three years at the Institute for Research, Science and Technology in Trento, Italy.
- Served on review panels for the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency, and the Austrian Science Fund.