Curriculum Vitae

 

Prof. Indra Dasgupta

Senior Professor
Department of Solid State Physics
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
Jadavpur, Kolkata 700 032, India

E-mail: sspid@iacs.res.in
Phone: +91-33-24734971 (Ext. 1319, Office); (Ext. 2130, 2134 Lab)
Fax: +91-33-24732805

Research Interests:

Theoretical and Computational Condensed Matter Physics:
Electronic structure calculations of novel magnetic systems, strongly correlated systems, low-dimensional quantum spin systems, magnetic properties of materials at nano scale and disordered systems.

Education:

Ph.D (1996), Calcutta University (Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, based on a work done at S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata, India)

M.Sc (Physics) (1990), IIT Kanpur

B.Sc (Physics Honours) (1987*), Presidency College, Calcutta University (*Results declared in 1988)  

Post-doctoral Work:

Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany (1995-1999)

Positions held:

Senior Professor, Department of Solid State Physics, IACS, Kolkata (2013 -present).
Professor, Department of Solid State Physics, IACS, Kolkata (2008 -2013).
Professor, Department of Physics, IIT Bombay (2009).
Associate Professor, Department of Solid State Physics, IACS, Kolkata (2007-2008) (on lien from IIT Bombay).
Associate Professor, Department of Physics, IIT, Bombay (2005-2009).
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Meteorology, IIT Kharagpur (2003) (on lien from IIT Bombay).
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, IIT Bombay (2001-2005).
Visiting Faculty Member (Lecturer), Department of Physics, IIT Bombay (1999-2001).

Visiting Positions:

Visitor, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden (2010, 2011, 2012)
Visitor, University Paris Sud, Orsay, France, (June-July, 2008)
Guest Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research,Stuttgart, Germany, (May - June, 2006).
Visitor, University of Missouri Columbia, USA, Aug-2005
Guest Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research,Stuttgart, Germany, (May - July, 2001).
Visitor, International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Summer 1993, 1994, 1995 and 1996.

Awards:

Award for excellence in teaching from IIT Bombay, (2004)
Max Planck Fellowship, (1995-1999)
National merit scholarship awarded by Govt. of India on the basis of B.Sc Physics Honours result, (1988-1990)

Other contributions and Academic/Technical activities:

Referee work for Physical Review Letters, Physical Review B, Physical Review E, Solid State Communications, Journal of Applied Physics, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Journal of Physics D, International Journal of Modern Physics B, Modern Physics Letters, Pramanna and Indian Journal of Physics.

Honorary Associate Editor, Indian Journal of Physics, (2008-present) 

Membership of Professional Bodies: 

1. Member of American Physical Society.

2. Life member of Materials Research Society of India.

3. Life member of Indian Physics Association.

4. Life member of Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science.

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