Faculty Profile

 

Name : Poonam  Mehta
Designation : Assistant Professor (UGC)
Centre/School/Special Centre : School of Physical Sciences
Room No : 224
Off. Phone : 91-11-2673 8819
Residence :
Email : pm@mail.jnu.ac.in   pm@jnu.ac.in
Personal webpage : http://www.jnu.ac.in/Faculty/pm/cv.pdf

Qualifications

Ph.D., 1999-2004, Dept. of Physics and Astrophysics, Delhi University
M.Sc., 1997-1999, Dept. of Physics and Astrophysics, Delhi University
B.Sc. (Physics Hons.), 1994-1999, A. N. D. College, Delhi University 
                                    

Areas of Interest/Specialization

Theoretical High Energy Physics 
                                    

Experience

June 05, 2013 - Present : UGC-Assistant Professor, SPS, JNU
2011-2013 : Dr. D. S. Kothari Postdoctoral fellow, Dept. of Physics and Astrophysics, Delhi University
2008-2011 : Research Associate (PDF), Theoretical Physics Group, RRI, Bangalore
2005-2007 : Visiting Scientist, Particle Physics Group, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
2004-2005 : Postdoctoral fellow, High Energy Phenomenology Group, HRI, Allahabad 
                                    

Awards & Honours

DAAD Research Stay scholarship (2014)
DST Fast track project entitled "High energy cosmic neutrinos and cosmogenic neutrinos" for three years (2012, did not avail)
CSIR Senior Research Associateship under the scientists pool scheme for three years (2012, did not avail)
Cleared the CSIR-NET Exam and was awarded the CSIR fellowship for five years for doing Ph.D. in the Dept. of Physics and Astrophysics, Delhi University (1999)
All India Post Graduate Scholarship by Delhi University (1997-1999)
Science Merit Awards (1995,1997) by Delhi University
Merit Awards by Acharya Narendra Dev College, Delhi University for first position in the college (1995,1996,1997) 
                                    

International Collaboration/Consultancy

                                    

Best Peer Reviewed Publications (upto 5)

Masud, Mehedi; Bishai, Mary and Mehta, Poonam : Extricating New Physics Scenarios at DUNE with High Energy Beams, arXiv:1704.08650 [hep-ph], URL - https://arxiv.org/abs/1704.08650

Rout, Jogesh; Masud, Mehedi and Mehta, Poonam : Can we probe intrinsic CP/T violation and non-unitarity at long baseline accelerator experiments ? Phys. Rev. D 95, 075035 (2017), URL - https://journals.aps.org/prd/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevD.95.075035

Masud, Mehedi and Mehta, Poonam : Non-standard interactions spoiling the CP violation sensitivity at DUNE and other long baseline experiments. Phys. Rev. D 94, 013014 (2016), URL - https://journals.aps.org/prd/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevD.94.013014, https://arxiv.org/abs/1603.01380

Masud, Mehedi ; Chatterjee, Animesh and Mehta, Poonam : Probing CP violation signal at DUNE in presence of non-standard neutrino interactions. J. Phys. G: Nucl. Part. Phys. 43 095005 (2016) , URL - http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0954-3899/43/9/095005 , https://arxiv.org/abs/1510.08261

Roychowdhury, Krishanu ; Wadhawan, Disha ; Mehta, Poonam ; Karmakar, Biswajit and Das, Sourin : Quantum Hall realization of polarised intensity interferometry, Phys. Rev. B 93, 220101 (Rapid Communication) (2016). URL - http://journals.aps.org/prb/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevB.93.220101, https://arxiv.org/abs/1510.00632 
                                  

Recent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books (upto 3)

Acciarri, R. et. al. [DUNE Collaboration] (2016): Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility (LBNF) and Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) Conceptual Design Report Volume 4: The DUNE Detectors at LBNF, URL - http://arxiv.org/abs/1601.02984 [physics.ins-det]

Acciarri, R. et. al. [DUNE Collaboration] (2015): Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility (LBNF) and Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) Conceptual Design Report Volume 2: The Physics Program for DUNE at LBNF, URL - http://arxiv.org/abs/1512.06148 [physics.ins-det]

Ahmed, S. et. al. [ICAL Collaboration] (2015): Physics Potential of the ICAL detector at the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO), INO/ICAL/PHY/NOTE/2015-01. URL - http://arxiv.org/abs/1505.07380 
                                    

Patents (if any)