Principal Investigator
Surajit Sengupta
Email : surajit at tifrh dot res dot in
Contact : +91 40 2020 3089

Academic Qualifications

  • Professor (H) and (I) at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, TCIS, Hyderabad (2012 – present).
  • Senior Professor at the Centre for Advanced Materials, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science , Kolkata (2008-2012).
  • Reader , Associate Professor and Professor at the S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata (2000-2008).
  • Scientist D & E at the Materials Science Division, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu (1993-2000).
  • Post doctoral Fellow at the University of Mainz, Germany in the group of Prof. K. Binder (1990-1992).
  • Ph.D. in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics at I.I.Sc. Bangalore on “Studies in Density Functional Theory of Freezing: Colloids, Interfaces and the Flux Lattice in High Tc Superconductors” thesis supervisors: Profs. H. R. Krishnamurthy and T. V. Ramakrishnan (1984-1991).
  • B. Tech. in Metallurgical Engineering, I.I.T. Kharagpur (1980-1984).

Awards, Distinctions and Scholarships Recieved

  • Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad, 2016.
  • Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, 2006.
  • The Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, 1997 to 2000.
  • Jagadish Bose National Science Talent Search Scholarship 1980 to 1985.

Current Group
Post Doctoral Fellow
Naddi Shankaraiah
Sandhya Chintalapati

Pappu Acharya,
Pankaj Popli,
Dheeraj P. Dube,
Debankur Das,
Parswa Nath

Former Graduate Students

Name Thesis Topic Year Present affiliation
Saswati Ganguly Non-affine Displacements in Crystalline and Amorphous Solids 2016 Universit├Ąt Konstanz, Germany
Debabrata Sinha Effect of Topological Defects in Quantum Mesoscopic Systems and in Quantum Solids 2016 IACS, Kolkata
Nirmalendu Ganai Studies of Ordering in Equilibrium and Non-equilibrium Systems 2016 Nabadwip Vidyasagar College, W.B, India
Chandana Mondal Equilibrium and Rheological Properties of Model Network Formers 2015 Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot
Tamoghna Das Dynamical Heterogeneities and Non equilibrium Processes in Condensed Phases 2011 Institute for Basic Sciences, UNIST, South Korea
Arya Paul Elasto-plastic Theories for Microstructure Selection in Solids 2010 INCOIS, Hyderabad
Jayee Bhattacharya (Sinha) Equilibrium and Dynamic Aspects of Structural Transitions 2009 Calcutta University
Ankush Sengupta Crystalline and Amorphous States of Driven Solids 2008 Amity University, Kolkata
Debasish Chaudhuri Statics and Dynamics of Confined Systems 2006 I.O.P. Bhubaneshwar
Abhishek Chaudhuri Statics and Dynamics of Fluctuations in Interfaces Driven by Non-Uniform Fields 2006 I.I.S.E.R. Mohali