Dr. Shankhadeep Chakrabortty

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Name: 
Dr. Shankhadeep Chakrabortty
Designation: 
Assistant Professor
Department: 

Department of Physics

Biography: 
  Dr. Shankhadeep Chakrabortty is affiliated to the Department of Physics, IIT Ropar as an Assistant Professor since 1st December, 2016. His broad research interest is String Theory, AdS/CFT correspondence, Quantum Field Theory. He accomplished his PhD degree in 2013 from Institute of Physics(IOP), Bhubaneswar. After that he joined as a postdoctoral fellow in the Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc), Chennai. Then he was a postdoctoral fellow in the string theory group at IISER-Pune. After that, with Erasmus Mundus-Namaste postdoctoral fellowship, he joined Van Swinderen Institute for Particle Physics and Gravity, University of Groningen,  Netherlands. Before joining IIT Ropar as an Assistant Professor, he was a postdoctoral fellow in IIT Kanpur.
Areas of Research: 
1. Hydrodynamical and thermodynamical aspects of black hole.
2. Holographic realization of Quantum Entanglement.
3. Tensionless limit of String Theory
4. Strongly coupled Quark-Gluon-Plasma (QGP).
5.Ultra-relativistic as well as non-relativistic limits of the AdS/CFT correspondence.
6. Quantum Field Theory
Education: 
Ph.D., Institute of Physics(IOP), Bhubaneswar, 2013.
M.Sc., University of Calcutta,Kolkata, 2005.
B.Sc., University of Calcutta,Kolkata, 2002.
Work Experience: 
Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, December 2016-present.
Post-doctoral Fellow, IIT Kanpur, India, 2016
Post-doctoral Fellow, Van Swinderen Institute for Particle Physics and Gravity, University of Groningen, Netherlands, 2016
Erasmus Mundus Post-doctoral Fellow, Van Swinderen Institute for Particle Physics and Gravity, University of Groningen, Netherlands, 2015
Post-doctoral Fellow, IISER-Pune, India, 2014-2015
Post-doctoral Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Sciences(IMSc), India, 2012-2014.
Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Physics(IOP), India, 2007-2012.
Junior Research Fellow, Institute of Physics(IOP), India, 2005-2007.
Selected Publications/Patents: 
http://inspirehep.net/search?p=exactauthor%3AS.Chakrabortty.1&sf=earliestdate
http://www.hbni.ac.in/phdthesis/phys/PHYS07200604032.pdf
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