Faculty Members


Subject-wise List


Adhip Agarwala

Assistant Professor (Ph.D. IISc, 2018)
mail: adhip[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 2313 (FB479)
Areas of Interest: Theoretical quantum condensed matter physics





Aditya H. Kelkar

Associate Professor (Ph.D. TIFR, 2009)
mail: akelkar[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 7985/7986 (O - NL-105)
Areas of Interest: Experimental atomic collision physics, heavy ions and electron collisions, accelerator physics





Anjan Kumar Gupta

Professor (Ph.D., Kentucky, 2001)
Email: anjankg[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph:7549 (O - SL217)
Areas of Interest: Scanning Tunneling Microscopy, Superconductivity





Amit Agarwal

Professor (Ph.D., IISc, 2009)
Email: amitag[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 6981 (O - FB386)
Areas of Interest: quantum many-body effects, low-dimensional quantum systems





Anand Kumar Jha

Professor (PhD, University of Rochester, USA; 2009)
Email: akjha[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 7014 (O - FB351)
Areas of Interest: Quantum-optics





Apratim Kaviraj

Assistant Professor (Ph.D. IISc Bangalore, 2017)
Email: akaviraj[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 2290 (O-PEB104)
Areas of Interest: Theoretical high energy physics, conformal field theories, critical phenomena





Arjun Bagchi

Associate Professor (Ph.D., HRI, 2010)
Email: abagchi[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 6928(O - FB374)
Areas of Interest: Theoretical High Energy Physics, String Theory





Arijit Kundu

Associate Professor (Heinrich-Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany, 2012)
Email: kundua[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph:7065 (O - FB373)
Areas of Interest: Equilibrium and non-equilibrium quantum transport. Topological systems in condensed matter.





Asima Pradhan

Professor (Ph.D., CUNY, 1991)
Email: asima[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 7691/7971 (O - SL111)
Areas of Interest: Medical Applications of Lasers





Avinash Singh

Professor (Ph.D., Urbana-Champaign, 1987)
Email: avinas[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 7047 (O - FB376)
Areas of Interest: Strongly-correlated Systems





Chanchal Sow

Assistant Professor (Ph.D, IISc Bangalore , 2014)
Email: chanchal[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 4768 (O - Southern Lab Extension, 1st floor)
Areas of Interest: Magnetism in Complex Oxides, Interplay between Ferromagnetism and Superconductivity, Single Crystal and Thin Film Growth of Novel Quantum Materials, Strongly Correlated Electron Systems under Non Equilibrium Steady State (SCESness).





Chandrima Banerjee

Assistant Professor (Ph.D., S. N. Bose Center, 2017)
Email: cbanerjee[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: (O - 203, Old Sac building)
Areas of Interest: Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, Magneto-Optic Spectroscopy, Ultrafast Light Matter Interaction, XUV Spectroscopy.





Debtosh Chowdhury

Assistant Professor (Ph.D., IISc, Bangalore, 2013)
Email: debtoshc[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 2151 (Old SAC building, Block-A, Room no.- 101)
Areas of Interest: Theoretical Particle Physics, Cosmology and Astroparticle physics, Standard Model phenomenology





Dipankar Chakrabarti (HOD)

Professor (Ph.D., SINP, 2004)
Email: dipankar[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 6696 (O - FB489)
Areas of Interest: Quantum Chromodynamics, Lattice Gauge Theory and Lightcone Field Theories





Diptarka Das

Assistant Professor (Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2014)
Email: didas[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 2057 (Rajeev Motwani Building Room no.- 602)
Areas of Interest: Conformal field theories, Non-equilibrium physics, String theory





Gautam Sengupta

Professor (Ph.D., IOP,Bhubaneswar, 1992)
Email: sengupta[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 7139 (O - FB473)
Areas of Interest: String Theory & Quantum Gravity





Gopal Hazra

Assistant Professor (Ph.D., IISc Bangalore, 2018)
Email: hazra[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 2377 (O- Room No-604, Engineering Science Building-II)
Areas of Interest: Astrophysical Magnetic fields, Exoplanets, Exoplanetary Atmospheres, Solar and Planetary winds, Space weather





Harshawardhan Wanare

Professor (Ph.D., Hyderabad, 1998)
Email: hwanare[AT]iitk.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Non-linear optics, imaging





Jayita Nayak

Assistant Professor (Ph.D, Devi Ahilya Viswavidyalaya, Indore, 2015)
email: jnayak[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 6557 (O - SL 217)
Areas of Interest: Angle resolved photoemission spectroscopy of topological insulators, high Tc superconductors, and hard X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy of quasicrystals and Heusler alloys





Joydeep Chakrabortty

Associate Professor (Ph.D, HRI, 2011)
email: joydeep[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 7083 (O - FB-372)
Areas of Interest: Effective Field Theory, Quantum Field Theory, Spectral Functions, Heat kernel





K. P. Rajeev

Professor (Ph.D., IISc, 1992)
Email: kpraj[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 7929 (O - SL107A)
Areas of Interest: Low Temperature Physics





Kaushik Bhattacharya

Professor (Ph.D., Jadavpur, 2005)
Email: kaushikb[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 7306 (O - FB387)
Areas of Interest: Cosmology, Particle Physics





Koushik Pal

Assistant Professor (Ph.D., JNCASR, 2017)
Email: koushik[AT]iitk.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Materials theory and simulation, Materials informatics and machine learning, Quantum and energy materials






Professor (Ph.D., Max-Planck Institute, Germany, 2007)
Email: kcharya[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 7968 (O -SL-201)
Areas of Interest: Soft Matter Physics





Mahendra K. Verma

Professor (Ph.D., Maryland, 1994)
Email: mkv[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 7396 (O - FB476)
Areas of Interest: Nonlinear Physics, Magnetohydrodynamics





Manas Khan

Assistant Professor (Ph.D., IISc, 2011)
Email: mkhan[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 6885 (FB 488)
Areas of Interest: Statistical Physics of Soft and Active Matter (Experiment, Modeling and Computation), Optical Trapping and Micromanipulation, Brownian dynamics simulation





Manoj K. Harbola

Professor (Ph.D., CUNY, 1989)
Email: mkh[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph:7823 (O - FB488)
Areas of Interest: Atomic and Molecular Physics





Narayan Rana

Assistant Professor (Ph.D., IMSc, Chennai, 2016)
Email: narayan[AT]iitk.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Particle physics, Perturbative QCD, Multiloop computation





Navaneeth Poonthottathil

Assistant Professor (Ph.D., Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) and Fermilab, 2017)
Email: navaneeth[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: (O - 105, Old Sac building)
Areas of Interest: Experimental High Energy Physics





Nilay Kundu

Assistant Professor (Ph.D., TIFR, 2014)
Email: nilayhep[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 6801 (Rajeev Motwani Building, Room no.- 605)
Areas of Interest: Theoretical High Energy Physics, String Theory





Pankaj Jain

Professor (Ph.D., Syracuse, 1988)
Email: pkjain[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 7663 (O - FB474)
Areas of Interest: Cosmology, Particle Physics





R. Vijaya

Professor (Ph.D., IIT Madras)
Email: rvijaya[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph:7552(O - SL217)
Areas of Interest: Fiber optics, Nonlinear optics and Photonic band gap structures





Rajeev Gupta

Professor (Ph.D., IISc, 2001)
Email: guptaraj[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 6095(O - ACMS-203A)
Areas of Interest: Optical spectroscopy and phases





Rohit Medwal

Assistant Professor (Ph.D., University of Delhi, 2014)
Email: rmedwal[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 2309 (SL-204)
Areas of Interest: Nanomagnetism, Spin transport and high frequency spin dynamics in spin devices, Terahertz spintronics





S. Anantha Ramakrishna

Professor (Ph.D., RRI, 2001)
Email: sar[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 7449 (O - SL217)
Areas of Interest: Photonics & Waves in Random Media





Sabyasachi Chakraborty

Assistant Professor (Ph.D., IACS, Kolkata, 2016)
Email: sabyac[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 2349 (O - 107, Block C, Old Sac building)
Areas of Interest: Theoretical Particle Physics





Sagar Chakraborty

Professor (Ph.D., S. N. Bose Center, Kolkata, 2008)
Email: sagarc[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 6584 (O - FB487)
Areas of Interest: Nonlinear Dynamics, Evolutionary Game Theory





Saikat Ghosh

Associate Professor (Ph.D., Cornell University, USA)
Email: gsaikat[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 6971 (O -FB 475)
Areas of Interest: Quantum Optics
Group Website: https://sites.google.com/site/saikatghoshiitk/home





Sanmay Ganguly

Assistant Professor (PhD, TIFR, Mumbai)
Email: sanmay[AT]iitk.ac.in
(O - 111, Block A, Old Sac building)
Areas of Interest: Experimental High Energy Physics, Application of machine learning in HEP and other branches of physics




Sapam Ranjita Chanu

Assistant Professor (Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India)
Email: sranjita[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 2406 (O - SL217A)
Areas of Interest: Quantum computation and simulations with cold ions, cold atoms and quantum metrology with single pure state of cold atoms and ions





Satyajit Banerjee

Professor (Ph.D., TIFR, 2000)
Email: satyajit[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 7559 (O - SL108)
Areas of Interest: Superconductivity, Magneto-optics





Saurabh Mani Tripathi

Associate Professor (PhD, IIT Delhi, 2010)
email: smt[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 6871 (O - CL103C)
Areas of Interest: Fiber and Integrated Optics.





Sivasurender Chandran

Assistant Professor (Ph.D.: IISc, 2014)
email: schandran[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 2164 (O - PEB-103, next to Media lab)
Areas of Interest: Soft matter Physics





Soumik Mukhopadhyay

Professor (Ph.D., Jadavpur University, India)
Email: soumikm[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 6276 (O - SL217G)
Areas of Interest: Strongly correlated systems, topological systems, low dimensional magnetism, and spintronics





Sudeep Bhattacharjee

Professor (Ph.D., RIKEN, 1999)
Email: sudeepb[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 7602 (O - CNF)
Areas of Interest: Plasma Physics, Focused ion beams from intense plasmas, Interaction of multi-element ion beams with matter, Physics of nano-scale systems




Sudeep Kumar Ghosh

Assistant Professor (Ph.D., IISc, Bangalore, 2017)
Email: skghosh[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 2318 (O - FB-478)
Areas of Interest: Superconductivity and magnetism, Topological order, Ultracold atoms




Sudipta Dubey

Assistant Professor (Ph.D., Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai)
Email: sudiptad[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 2174 (O-SL217B)
Areas of Interest: Physics of atomically thin materials, Valleytronics, Twistronics




Supratik Banerjee

Assistant Professor (Ph.D., Universite Paris-Sud, Orsay, France)
Email: sbanerjee[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 2013 (O - FB388)
Areas of Interest: Turbulence in fluids, Physics of space and astrophysical plasmas




Swagata Mukherjee

Assistant Professor (Ph.D., University of Calcutta, 2016)
Email: swagata[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: (O - Room No 103, PEB (near Media lab))
Areas of Interest: Experimental High Energy Physics, Collider experiments.




Taraknath Mandal

Assistant Professor (Ph.D., IISc, Bangalore)
Email: taraknath[AT]iitk.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Computational Soft Matter Physics and Biophysics




Tarun Kanti Ghosh

Professor (Ph.D., IMSc, 2003)
Email: tkghosh[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 7276 (O - FB352)
Areas of Interest: Utra-cold atomic gases, Nanoscopic physics





Tapobrata Sarkar

Professor (Ph.D., IMSc, 2001)
Email: tapo[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 7464 (O - FB476)
Areas of Interest: String Theory & Quantum Gravity





Venkata Jayasurya Yallapragada

Assistant Professor (Ph.D., TIFR, 2017)
Email: jayasurya[AT]iitk.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Nanophotonics, nanoscale light emitters and scatterers, biogenic photonic structures, optical imaging





Y. N. Mohapatra

Professor (Ph.D., IISc, 1989 )
Email: ynm[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 7033/7802/7538 (O - SL105B)
Areas of Interest: Semiconductor Physics, Material Science





Zakir Hossain

Professor (Ph.D., TIFR, 1997)
Email: zakir[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 7464 (O - SL113)
Areas of Interest: Superconductivity, Strongly-correlated electron systems