Academic Departments University of Calcutta

History

Year of Establishment :  1916

History of the department : The first appointed teachers were D.M. Bose as the Rashbehary Ghose Professor and C.V. Raman as the Taraknath Palit Professor. These appointments were made in 1914. Bose went to Germany and came back to join the Department in 1919. Raman joined in 1917, preceded by two other teachers in 1916, when the M.Sc. classes started.

Past teachers of the department : Debendramohan Bose || Jogeshchandra Mukherjee || Phanindranath Ghosh || Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman || Satyendranath Bose || Meghnad Saha || Sisirkumar Mitra || Susilkumar Acharyya || Bidhubhushan Ray || Brajendranath Chakrabarti || Durgadas Banerjee || Hrishikes Rakshit || Jatindranath Bhar || Pareshchandra Bhattacharya || Shyamadas Chatterjee || Niraj Nath Dasgupta || Arun Kumar Dutta || Samarendranath Ghoshal || Prabahan Kamal Kabir || Basantidulal Nag Chaudhuri || Sudhansu Datta Majumdar || Kamalaksha Dasgupta || Sibabrata Bhattacharya || Subodhnath Bagchi || Satishranjan Khastagir || Aparesh Chatterjee || Purnangshu Kumar Roy || Jyotirmoy Das || Dwijendralal Bhattacharya || Nityaranjan Pan || Ashim Kumar Ganguly || Santosh Kumar Sarkar || Chanchal Kumar Majumder || Mihir Kumar Roy || Utpal Chaudhuri || Binayak Ghosh || Arun Kumar Das || Pradip Narayan Ghosh || Kartick Chandra Das || Ramendra Kumar Poddar || Buddhadeb Bagchi || Manoranjan Saha || Dilip Sen || Dilip Banerjee || Asit Baran Sanyal || Ramendra Kumar Kar || Priyabrata Roychowdhury || Asok Ranjan Thakur || Prasanta Kumar Bhattacharyya || Tapan Kumar Das

For the history of the first 20 years of the department [Click here]

Special award/ recognition from UGC or related statutory body : DSA, DRS Phase I and II (running), DST-FIST, COSIST

Academic

Faculty Members :
Teachers Designation Ext. Email  Specialization
Sudipta Bandyopadhyay
[Profile]
Associate Professor 577 sbaphy@caluniv.ac.in   Materials Physics
Aritra Banerjee
[Profile]
Assistant Professor 607   arbphy@caluniv.ac.in
inaritrabanerjee.cu@gmail.com
aritrabanerjee.cu@gmail.com
Materials Physics
Sourish Banerjee
[Profile]
Associate Professor 415 sbnrj@rediffmail.com Materials Physics
Abhijit Bhattacharyya
[Profile]
Professor 417  abhattacharyyacu@gmail.com
abphy@caluniv.ac.in
High Energy Physics
Salil Kumar Biswas
[Profile]
Professor 408 skbiswas23@gmail.com
sk_biswas23@rediffmail.com
Microwave
Subinay Dasgupta
[Profile]
Professor 336  subinay.dasgupta@gmail.com Statistical Physics
Anindya Datta
[profile]
Associate Professor 418  anindyadat@gmail.com
adphys@caluniv.ac.in
Particle Physics
Gautam Gangopadhyay
[Profile]
Professor 410 ggphy@caluniv.ac.in
gautam112@yahoo.com
Nuclear Physics
Debnarayan Jana
[Profile]
Professor 442 djphy@caluniv.ac.in
cujanad@yahoo.com  
Condensed Matter Physics
Anirban Kundu
[Profile]
Professor 411 anirban.kundu.cu@gmail.com
akphy@caluniv.ac.in
Particle Physics
Indrajit Mitra
[Profile]
Assistant Professor 403 indra.theory@gmail.com
imphys@caluniv.ac.in
High Energy Physics
Biswajit Ray
[Profile]
Professor & HOD 416  brphy@caluniv.ac.in Laser Physics
Jayashree Saha
[Profile]
Professor 406 jsphy@caluniv.ac.in Statistical Physics
Parongama Sen
[Profile]
Professor 412 parongama@gmail.com  Statistical Physics 
Jayalakshmi Shamanna
[Profile]
Associate Professor 414
400
jlsphy@caluniv.ac.in Mathematical Physics
Raka Dasgupta
[Profile]
Professor dasguptaraka@gmail.com Condensed Matter Physics
Dipankar Das Assistant Professor ddphy@caluniv.ac.in Particle Physics
DST-INSPIRE faculty
Sharmistha Ghosh
http://www.physics-caluniv.in/sharmistha-ghosh/index.html
sharmisthaghos [at] gmail.com Condensed Matter Physics
Shamayita Ray 
http://www.physics-caluniv.in/shamayita-ray/index.html
shamayita.ray [at] gmail.com Particle Physics
UGC Emeritus Professor 
Amitava Raychaudhuri
[J.C.Bose Fellow and Emeritus Professor]
paliprof@gmail.com
[EXT: 509]
Particle Physics
Palash Baran Pal
[SERB Senior Scientist]
palashbaran.pal@saha.ac.in
[EXT: 468]
Particle Physics
INSA Senior Scientist 
Amitava Datta
http://www.iiserkol.ac.in/people/faculty/dps/adatta
407[Ext] Particle Physics

Courses :

M.Sc. : Intake 70, B.Sc. with Physics Honours needed

Ph.D. : Intake varies. M.Sc. in Physics needed.

Research

Post-doctoral Fellows
D.S. Kothari Fellow
Kajari Das
http://www.physics-caluniv.in/kajari-das/index.html
das.kajari [at] gmail.com Materials Physics
Sabyasachi Ghosh sabyaphy [at] gmail.com Nuclear Physics
Subrata Khan khansubrata [at] gmail.com Particle Physics
Research Associate
Sumit Mandal Condensed Matter Physics
Graduate Students
Md. Azaharuddin Ahmed azahar24 [at] gmail.com Materials Physics
Arka Bandyopadhyay arkbndy [at] gmail.com Materials Physics
Triparno Bandyopadhyay gondogolegogol [at] gmail.com Particle Physics
Bipasha Bhowmick
http://www.physics-caluniv.in/bipasha-bhowmick/index.html
bips.gini [at] rediffmail.com Nuclear Physics
Zaineb Calcuttawala zaineb_1190 [at] yahoo.com Particle Physics
Deblina Chakraborty deblina.mou1 [at] gmail.com Materials Physics
Dipti Chakraborty diptichakraborty2009 [at] gmail.com Nuclear Physics
Indrani Chakraborty
http://www.physics-caluniv.in/indrani-chakraborty/index.html
indrani300888 [at] gmail.com Particle Physics
Suman Chowdhury
http://www.physics-caluniv.in/suman-chowdhury/index.html
sumanchowdhury88 [at] gmail.com Condensed Matter Physics
Diptasikha Das
http://www.physics-caluniv.in/diptashika-das/index.html
diptasikha.babui [at] gmail.com Materials Physics
Sayantani Das
http://www.physics-caluniv.in/sayantani-das
saayantanidas [at] rediffmail.com Materials Physics
Subarna Das amisubarna21 [at] gmail.com Materials Physics
Saswati Dey
http://www.physics-caluniv.in/saswati-dey/index.html
saswatiid524 [at] gmail.com Laser Physics
Sekhar Dey sekhardey2012 [at] gmail.com Laser Physics
Somajit Dey dey.somajit [at] gmail.com Statistical Physics
Namrata Dhar namrata.dhar05 [at] gmail.com Materials Physics
Shrabanti Dhar
http://www.physics-caluniv.in/shrabanti-dhar/index.html
shrabantidhar [at] gmail.com Statistical Physics
Saumi Dutta saumidutta89 [at] gmail.com Nuclear Physics
Nabanita Ganguly nabanita.rimpi [at] gmail.com Particle Physics
Srabantika Ghose
http://www.physics-caluniv.in/srabantika-ghose/index.html
gsrabantika [at] gmail.com Condensed Matter Physics
Swagata Ghosh swgtghsh54 [at] gmail.com Particle Physics
Tapoja Jha
http://www.physics-caluniv.in/tapoja-jha
tapoja.phy [at] gmail.com Particle Physics
Abdul Khaleque aktphys [at] gmail.com Statistical Physics
Raj Kumar Khan khan.rajkumar2011 [at] gmail.com Condensed Matter Physics
Pallab Kundu phypllb [at] gmail.com Materials Physics
Pratik Mullick pratikmullick7891 [at] gmail.com Statistical Physics
Saptarshi Pal
http://www.physics-caluniv.in/saptarshi-pal/index.html
sapta155 [at] gmail.com Condensed Matter Physics
Tanay Paul tanaypaul9492 [at] gmail.com Statistical Physics
Soumita Pramanick
http://www.physics-caluniv.in/soumita-pramanick/index.html
soumitapramanick5 [at] gmail.com Particle Physics
Parna Roy
http://www.physics-caluniv.in/parna-roy/index.html
parna.roy14 [at] gmail.com Statistical Physics
Avirup Shaw
http://www.physics-caluniv.in/avirup-shaw/index.html
avirup.cu [at] gmail.com Particle Physics
Pintu Singha pintusingha7 [at] gmail.com Materials Physics
Projects :
Teacher Project Granting authority Amount (in million INR) Duration
A. Banerjee Micro-structural Characterization of doped Sb-Te based thermoelectric alloy UGC- DAE  
CSR
0.9 2014-17
A. Banerjee Structural and thermoelectrical property study of n‐type and p‐type thermoelectric solid solutions and single and double phases nanocomposite DST-RFBR 2.4 2015-17
S. Dasgupta et al. De-congesting India's transportation networks using mobile devices ITRA 2.77 2015-17
A. Datta and A. Raychaudhuri At the Doorsteps of New Physics : Beyond the Standard Model through Dark Matter, Neutrino mass and Extra Dimensions DST 1.5 2016-19
A. Kundu LHC and Physics beyond the Standard Model CSIR 0.25 2013-17
A. Raychaudhuri J.C. Bose Fellowship DST 13 2010-20
P. Sen Application of statistical physics in problems related to social dynamics CSIR 0.8 2013-16
DRS II Nuclear Physics, Particle Physics and and Nuclear and Particle Astrophysics UGC 7.75 2015-20
INO R & D Efforts by University Groups for INO Project DST 7.34 2013-18
Collaborations :
  • India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO)
  • Compressed Baryonic Matter (CBM) experiment at FAIR
Thrust areas in teaching and research of the Department :
  • Theoretical High Energy and Nuclear Physics [https://www.physics-caluniv.in/research-theoretical-high-energy-and-nuclear-physics.html]
  • Statistical Physics [https://www.physics-caluniv.in/research-statistical-physics.html]
  • Mathematical Physics [https://www.physics-caluniv.in/research-mathematical-physics.html]
  • Condensed Matter Physics, Materials Physics and Electronics [https://www.physics-caluniv.in/research-condensed-matter-physics-materials-physics-and-electronics.html]
  • Laser Physics [https://www.physics-caluniv.in/research-laser-physics.html]

Contact

Campus : Rashbehari Siksha Prangan (Rajabazar Science College Campus)

Address for communication : Department of Physics, 92, A.P.C Road, Kolkata-700 009, India

Webpage for details :  [ https://physics-caluniv.in ]