Dr. Shankhadeep Chakrabortty

Assistant Professor

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