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.

 

 

 

 
 
 

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

Professor (Ph.D., Hyderabad, 1998)
Email: hwanare[AT]iitk.ac.in
Ph:7885/6080(O-SL-217D)
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

 

 

 

 
 
 

Krishnacharya

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 (HOD)

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

 

 

 
 
 

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

 

 

 

 
 
 

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