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Himadri B. Bohidar (Ph.D. Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, 1982)
Research interests: Experimental Studies on Polymers, Gels, Complex liquids and Molecular Biophysics.

Shankar Prasad Das (Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1986)
Research interests: Supercooled Liquids, Glassy Dynamics and Freezing, Relaxation in complex Fluids, Lattice Gas Models.

Rupamanjari Ghosh (Ph.D. University of Rochester, 1987)
Research interests: Experimental and Theoretical Quantum Optics, Laser Physics, Nonlinear optics, Quantum Information.

Subhasis Ghosh (Ph.D. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 1993)
Research interests: Transport and Optical Properties of Condensed- and Nano-Phase of Organic and Inorganic Semiconductors, Strongly Correlated Systems and Metal-Insulator Transition, Low-Dimensional Semiconductors, Defects in Semiconductors, Mesoscopic Systems, New Materials and Quantum Devices.

Debashis Ghoshal (Ph. D. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, 1993)
Research interests: String Theory, Quantum Field Theory, Cosmology.

Kapilanjan Krishan (Ph.D. Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005)
Research interests: Fluid Dynamics, Soft Condensed Matter Physics, Non-equilibrium systems.

Brijesh Kumar (Ph.D. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 2003)
Research interests: Quantum Magnetism, Exactly Solvable Models, Strongly Correlated Electrons. http://www.jnu.ac.in/Faculty/bkumar 

Deepak Kumar (Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, 1972)
Research interests: Condensed Matter Physics, Statistical Mechanics, Quantum Information, Disordered Systems, Transport Phenomena, Correlated Electron Systems. http://www.jnu.ac.in/Faculty/dkumar

Tanuja Mohanty (Ph.D. Utkal University, Bhubaneshwar, 1999)
Research Interests: Synthesis of Nanostructures, Optical and Structural Study of Nanomaterials, Chemical Sensors, Nano-Bio Sensors, Thin Films, Defects in Solids, Ion Beam Interaction with Materials and Surfaces. http://www.jnu.ac.in/Faculty/tmohanty

Sistla Suryanaryana Murthy (Ph.D. Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 1986)
Research interests: Experimental Studies of Relaxation, Phase Behavior of Liquids, Glasses, Polymers, Plastic Crystals and Binary systems.

Akhilesh Pandey (Ph.D. University of Rochester, 1978)
Research interests: Random Matrix Theory, Quantum Chaos, Statistical Nuclear Physics.

Satyabrata Patnaik (Ph.D. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, 2000)
Research interests: Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, Multiferroics, Superconductivity, and Nano-magnetism. http://www.jnu.ac.in/Faculty/spatnaik/cv.pdf

Sanjay Puri (Ph,D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1987)
Research interests: Pattern Formation in Non-equilibrium Systems, Kinetics of Phase Transitions, Nonlinear Dynamics, Granular Materials. http://www.jnu.ac.in/Faculty/spuri/CV.pdf

Ramamurti Rajaraman (Ph.D. Cornell University, 1963) Emeritus Professor
Research interests: Quantum Field Theory, Many-Body Theory, Particle Physics, Quantum Hall Systems, Nuclear Disarmament, Science Policy. http://www.jnu.ac.in/Faculty/rajaraman

Ramakrishna Ramaswamy (Ph.D. Princeton University, 1978)
Research interests: Nonlinear Science; Computational biology; Systems and Synthetic biology. http://nldsps.jnu.ac.in 

Ashok K. Rastogi (Ph.D. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 1977)
Research interests: Measurement of Low Temperature Electric, Magnetic and Thermal Properties of Chalcogenides, Oxides, Alloys.

Subir Kumar Sarkar (Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1986)
Research interests: Nonlinear Dynamics, Macrosopic Structure Formation in Systems Driven out of Equilibrium.

Prasenjit Sen (Ph.D. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1985)
Research interests: Ion Beam Interaction with Solids and Surfaces, Electronic Energy Relaxation and Atomic Motion.

Ashim Kr. Pramanik (Ph.D. UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research, Indore, 2008)
Research interests: Experimental condensed matter physics, Correlated electron systems, Magnetic phase transitions, High temperature superconductivity, Vortex dynamics, Nanomaterials, Thin films and heterostructures.


Pritam Mukhopadhyay (Ph,D. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 2002)
Research interest: Supramolecular Chemistry: Molecular Recognition and Sorting; Materials Chemistry: Organic Semiconductors, Nonlinear Optical Materials, Nano-Sensors.

Sobhan Sen (Ph.D. Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, 2003)
Research interests: Ultrafast Laser Spectroscopy, Excited-State Photophysics of Molecules, Nonlinear Spectroscopy at Interfaces and Surfaces, Confocal and Multi-photon Microscopy, Fluorescence Life-Time Imaging (FLIM).

Supriya Sabbani (Ph,D. University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 2007)
Research interest: Polyoxometalate based materials, Metal Organic Framework materials, Crystal to Crystal transformations, Polyoxometalate based metallogels, Host-guest chemistry of lamellar materials, Post synthetic modification of MOFs.

Dinabandhu Das (Ph,D. University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 2006)
Research interest: Crystal engineering, Polymorphism & Co-crystals, Host-guest compounds, Unconventional X-ray diffraction study, Negative thermal expansion.

Ankita Rai (Ph,D. University of Allahabad, Allahabad, 2009)
Research interest: Development of new synthetic routes to potentially bioactive heterocycles using organocatalytic reactions, Baylis-Hillman reaction, nitroalkenes, ionic liquids and bio-renewable resources.

Manoj Munde (Ph,D. Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, 2006)
Research interest: Biophysical Chemistry, Thermodynamics and kinetics, Biomolecular complexes of proteins, DNAs and Drugs.

Pijus Kumar Sasmal (Ph,D. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 2010)
Research interest: Bioinorganic Chemistry, Bioorthogonal Catalysis, Medicinal Chemistry, Multifunctional Nanomaterials in Targeted Drug Delivery, Biosensors.

Jaideep Saha (Ph,D. University of Connecticut, 2012)
Research interest: Organic and organometallic chemistry, new synthetic methodology, use of strained organic compounds for the synthesis of biologically interesting molecules, carbohydrate chemistry.


Riddhi Shah (Ph.D. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research/University of Mumbai, 1992)
Research interests: Lie Groups and Probability (Real and p-adic Lie Groups, Infinitely Divisible Measures, Embedding Problem, Uniqueness of Embedding, Central Limit Problem, Semistability, Concentration Functions, Self-Decomposability, Contractible Measures), Fourier Analysis on Non-Commutative Groups, Algebraic Groups over Local Fields, Dynamical Systems, Distal Groups and Ergodic Theory.

Amala Bhave (Ph.D. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, 2007)
Research interests: Algebra, Number Theory, Elliptic Curves and Modular Forms.

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