Faculty

Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

Dr. Pankaj R Sagdeo

(Associate Professor)

1. In house development of scientific instrument

2. Novel experimental technique and or methodology for material characterization

Dr. Rajesh Kumar

(Professor)

1. Experimental Solid State Physics

2. Organic and Inorganic Semiconductors

3. Nanostructures

Dr. Somaditya Sen

(Associate Professor)

1. Structure correlated physical properties, Ferroelectrics, magnetic materials, multiferroics, Magneto-dielectrics, Optoelectronic materials, Light/Gas Sensing materials, Nanomaterials to Single crystals,

2. Simple and Complex oxides: Titanates, Manganites, Vanadates, Dielectric Resonator Antennas, Energy materials.

Dr. Krushna R Mavani

(Professor)

1. Structural, Electronic, Magnetic and optical properties and their correlations

2. Thin Films and Multilayers

3. Terahertz Spectroscopy

4. Nanomaterials

Dr. Sudeshna Chattopadhyay

(Professor)

1. Surface and Interface Science

2. Soft matter and nanomaterials

3. Organic/Inorganic hybrid materials

4. Energy conversion and storage research

5. Battery materials

Dr. Preeti A. Bhobe

(Professor)

1. Study of crystal and electronic structure

2. Magnetic properties of functional materials

3. X-ray Absorption Fine Structure (XAFS)

4. Photoemission Spectroscopy (PES)

Dr. Onkar Game

(Assistant Professor)

1. Photovoltaics

2. Organic and inorganic semiconductors

3. Halide perovskites 

4. Optoelectronics

Dr. Naresh Kumar Kumawat

(Assistant Professor)

1. Metal Halide Perovskite (MHP) and Organic Semiconductors

2. Light-Emitting Diodes (PeLEDs) and Solar Cells

3. Device Characteristics

4. Device Physics

Theoretical Condensed Matter

Physics

Dr. Srimanta Pakhira

(Assistant Professor)

1. Applications of Density Functional Theory (DFT)

2. Strong Correlation Effects in Electronic Materials

3. Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Perovskites and Theory of Novel 2D Materials

4. Alkali-ion Battery, Novel Batteries Technology, Renewable Energy Materials, Solar Cells, Transition Metal Dichalcogenides (TMDs), H2 and O2 Evolution Reactions

Dr. Alestin Mawrie

(Assistant Professor)

1. Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics

2. Low Dimensional Systems

3. Topological Insulators

Experimental High Energy Physics

Dr. Raghunath Sahoo

(Professor)

1. Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions: Quark-Gluon Plasma

2. Phenomenology of Quark-Gluon Plasma, Global Properties and Heavy Flavors

Dr. Ankhi Roy

(Associate Professor)

1. Hadron Physics

2. Physics beyond Standard Model

3. Multivariate Analysis Techniques to analyze rare decay modes

Theoretical High Energy Physics

Dr. Subhendu Rakshit

(Professor)

1. Particle physics phenomenology

2. Neutrino physics

3. Higgs search at LHC

4. Dark matter

Dr. Manvendra Mahato

(Associate Professor)

1. Gauge/gravity correspondence

2. String Theory

3. General relativity

Dr. Debajyoti Sarkar

(Assistant Professor)

1. AdS/CFT duality and its applications in strongly coupled field theory,

2. Quantum information

3. Topics in gravitational and black hole physics.

Dr. Dipankar Das

(Assistant Professor)

1. Phenomenology of the Higgs boson

2. Flavor Physics

3. Interplay between Neutrino mass and Dark Matter

Non-linear Dynamics and Complex Networks

Dr. Sarika Jalan
(Professor)
1. Complex Systems and nonlinear dynamics

2. Systems biology, Spectral graph theory, Applications of Random matrix theory to biological and social systems

3. Synchronization, Coupled chaotic, Delayed networks, Extreme events, Adaptation and Evolution