Faculty Members


Subject-wise List


Aditya H. Kelkar

Assistant 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

Associate 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





Amit Dutta

Professor (Ph.D., SINP, 2000)
Email: dutta[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 7471 (O - FB484)
Areas of Interest: Quantum phase transitions





Anand Kumar Jha

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





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

Assistant 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.





Arnab Pal

Assistant Professor (PhD, Raman Research Institute, Bangalore, 2015)
Email: arnabp[AT]iitk.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Non-equilibrium physics. Stochastic process and its applications in natural science. Search processes. Single molecule biophysics.





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).





Debashish Chowdhury

Professor (Ph.D., IIT Kanpur, 1984)
Email: debch[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 7039 (O - FB385)
Areas of Interest: Statistical and Biological Physics





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

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





Harshawardhan Wanare (HOD)

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: Particle Physics (Theory and Phenomenology); Main interest: Unification of fundamental forces, Supersymmetry, Supergravity





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






Associate 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





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





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





Sagar Chakraborty

Associate Professor (Ph.D., SN Bose, 2008)
Email: sagarc[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 6584 (O - FB487)
Areas of Interest: Nonlinear Dynamics, Chaos Theory, Evolutionary Game Theory, Turbulence





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





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.





Sivasurendar 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

Associate Professor (Ph.D., Jadavpur University, India)
Email: soumikm[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph: 6276 (O - SL217G)
Areas of Interest: Spintronics, Nanomagnetism, Physics of complex oxide materials





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




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: Opto-electronics, Physics of atomically thin materials, Low-temperature electrical transport




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




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