Sanjeev Kumar
Visiting Scientist-I

Sanjeev-Kumar

Education:
  • Ph.D. from University of Hyderabad (2009)

Positions:

  • Visiting Scientist-I : Center for Excellence in Basics Sciences
    Visiting Fellow : Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
Research:
  • Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, Magnetism and Superconductivity (Conventional and Unconventional), Disordered Superconductors, Vortex Matter, Superconductivity in Nanocrystalline materials and Thin Films
Selected Publications:
  1. A two-coil mutual inductance technique to study matching effect in disordered NbN thin films - Sanjeev Kumar, Chandan Kumar, John Jesudasan, Vivas Bagwe, Pratap Raychaudhuri and Sangita Bose - Applied Physics Letters 103 262601 (2013)

  2. Observation of Andreev bound state and multiple energy gaps in the non-centrosymmetric superconductor BiPd - Mintu Mondal, Bhanu Joshi, Sanjeev Kumar, Anand Kamlapure, Somesh Chandra Ganguli, Arumugam Thamizhavel, Sudhansu S Mandal, Srinivasan Ramakrishnan and Pratap Raychaudhuri - Phys. Rev. B 86, 094520 (2012)

  3. Role of the Vortex-Core Energy on the Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless Transition in Thin Films of NbN - Mintu Mondal, Sanjeev Kumar, Madhavi Chand, Anand Kamlapure, Garima Saraswat, G. Seibold, L. Benfatto and Pratap Raychaudhuri - Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 217003 (2011).

  4. Phase Fluctuations in a Strongly Disordered s-Wave NbN Superconductor Close to the Metal-Insulator Transition - Mintu Mondal, Anand Kamlapure, Madhavi Chand, Garima Saraswat, Sanjeev Kumar, John Jesudasan, Lara Benfatto, Vikram Tripathi and Pratap Raychaudhuri - Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 047001 (2011)

  5. Critical current density and flux pinning in an unconventional superconductor - S. Kumar, S.N. Kaul , J. Rodríguez Fernández, and L. Fernández Barquín - Physics Letters. A 374, 335 (2009)

  6. Antiferromagnetic-spin-fluctuation-mediated pairing as a likely mechanism for unconventional superconductivity in LaAg1-cMnc alloys. - S. Kumar, S.N. Kaul , J. Rodríguez Fernández, and L. Fernández Barquín - J. Appl. Phys. 105, 073901 (2009)

  7. Correlation between site preference of ternary Mn addition in LaAg and superconductivity - S. Kumar, S.N. Kaul , J. Rodríguez Fernández, and L. Fernández Barquín - J. Appl. Phys. 104, 013920 (2008)

  8. Unconventional Superconductivity in LaAg1-xMnx : Relevance of spin-fluctuation-mediated pairing - S.N. Kaul, S. Kumar, J. Rodríguez Fernández and L. Fernández Barquín - Europhys. Lett., 74 (1), 138-144 (2006)

 

 

Visiting Scientists

Physics

Tripti Bameta

DST Inspire Faculty

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Neelam Upadhyay

PI-DST INSPIRE project

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Sanved Kolekar

DST Inspire Faculty

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Sreemoyee Sarkar

Sreemoyee Sarkar

DST Inspire Faculty

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Chemistry

Veera Mohana Rao

SERB National Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Vaibhav Kumar Shukla

SERB National Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Kavita Rachineni

DST SERB Fellow

Biology

Subhojit Sen

Ramalingaswami Fellow

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Siddhesh Ghag

Siddhesh Ghag

DST INSPIRE Faculty

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Mathematics

Brajesh Kumar Jain
Formerly Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

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Education:
  • Ph. D. (Physics), University of Surrey, England

Positions:

  • Head, Nuclear Physics Division, BARC, till 2001

Research:

  • Nuclear Physics beyond Neutrons and Protons
  • Interaction of neutron rich radioactive nuclei with neutrons near threshold

Selected Publications:

  1. Interaction of eta mesons with nuclei, N. G. Kelkar, K. P. Khemchandani, N. J. Upadhyay and B. K. Jain, Reports in Progress in Physics, 76, 066301 (2013) (review article).
  2. Delta Excitation in Proton-Proton and Proton-Nucleus Collisions, B.K.Jain and A.B.Santra, Phys. Rep., 230 (1993) 1. (review article).
  3. Reaction on Nuclei, B.K.Jain, Phys. Rev. Lett. 50, (1983) 815

Awards/Honours:

  1. Hari Om Trust Gold Medal 1988-89 for best nuclear physics research in the country during 1984-88.
  2. National Lecturer for Nuclear Physics, SERC in DST, 1991.
  3. President, Indian Physics Association, 2002-2003.
  4. Ramanna Fellow, Dept. of Science & Technology, India.
  5. Chairman, Institute of Physics, U.K., Mumbai Branch, 2013.
  6. Editor, Modern Physics Letters-A, 1988- World Scientific Publications.
  7. Fellow, Institute of Physics, U.K
Bhaskar Saha
Visiting Scientist-II

bhaskar-saha

Education:
  • B. Sc. (1997): Presidency College, University of Calcutta, West Bengal.

  • M. Sc. (1999): M. S. University of Baroda, Gujarat.

  • Ph. D. (2006): Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai.

Positions:

  • Postdoctoral Fellow: (2007-2010): Institut de la Vision, University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow: (2010-2013): Laboratoire de Neurosciences Experimentales et Clinique, INSERM  U1084, Poitiers, France.
  • Current position(since January 2014): Visiting Scientist II, Centre for Excellence in Basic Science, Mumbai, India.

Research:

  • Development of mammalian nervous system, Adult neurogenesis, and Stem cell-mediated (endogenous and exogenous) repair of neurodegenerative diseases.

Selected Publications:

  1. Saha B., Peron S., Jaber M. and Gaillard A. (2013). Cortical lesion stimulates adult SVZ neural progenitor cells proliferation and migration to the site of cortical injury. Stem Cell Res., 11(3); 965-977.

  2. Huilgol D., Udin S., Fukuchi-Shimogori T., Saha B., Roy A., Ohshima T., Hevner R., Zhao Y. and Tole S. (2013). Dual origins of the mammalian accessory olfactory bulb revealed by a novel long distance migratory stream. Nat. Neurosci., 16(2); 157-165.

  3. Saha B, Ypsilanti A.R., Boutin C., Cremer H. and Chédotal A. (2012). Plexin-B2 regulates the proliferation and migration of neuroblasts in the postnatal and adult subventricular zone.  J. Neurosci., 32(47); 16892-16905.

  4. Saha B. (2012). Significance of the dynamic expression of pax6 and dlx2 in the postnatal periventricular zone cells.Front. Cell. Neurosci. 6:20

  5. Saha B., Padmanabhan H., Huilgol D. and  Tole S.  (2007). Dual role for LIM-Homeodomain gene Lhx2 in the formation of the Lateral Olfactory Tract. J. Neurosci., 27(9); 2290-2297.

  6. Remedios R., Huilgol D., Saha B., Hari P., Bhatnagar L., Kowalczyk T., Hevner R.F., Suda Y., Aizawa S., Ohshima T., Stoykova A. and Tole S. (2007). A stream of cells migrating from the caudal telencephalon reveals a link between the amygdala and neocortex. Nat. Neurosci., 10(9); 1141-1150.

 

 
 
Alkendra Singh
Visiting Scientist-II

Alkendra Singh

Education:
  • PhD, IT-BHU

Positions:

  • Postdoctoral Fellow (Advisor: Prof. Kazunari Shibata), Kwasan and Hida Observatories, Deptt. Of Physics and Astronomy,  Kyoto University, Japan(2009-2012)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Indian Institute of Astrophysics (An autonomous Instituteunder Deptt. of Science and Technology ), Bangalore, India(2007-2009)
  • Junior and Senior Research Fellow, IT-BHU (now IIT-BHU), New Delhi(2005-2007)
Research:
  • Solar Astrophysics and Magnetohydrodynamics (MHD)
  • MHD Simulations, Physics of Partially Ionized Plasmas
Selected Publications:
  • Singh K.A.P., Isobe H., Nishida K. and Shibata K. 2012, Systematic Motion of Fine-scale Jets and Successive Reconnection in Solar Chromospheric Anemone Jet Observed with the Solar Optical Telescope/Hinode, Astrophysical Journal (ApJ), vol. 760, Issue 01, article id. 28, 5 pp.
  • Singh K. A. P., Isobe H., Nishizuka N., Nishida K. and Shibata, K.   2012, Multiple Plasma Ejections and Intermittent Nature of Magnetic Reconnection in Solar Chromospheric Anemone Jets, ApJ, vol. 759, Issue 01, article id. 33, 14pp.
  • Singh K. A. P., Shibata K., Nishizuka N. and  Isobe H.  2011, Chromospheric anemone jets and magnetic reconnection in partially ionized solar atmosphere, Physics of Plasmas, vol. 18, Issue 11, 111210.
  • Nishizuka N., Nakamura T., Kawate T., Singh K.A.P and Shibata K.  2012, Statistical Study of Chromospheric Anemone Jets Observed with Hinode/SOT, ApJ, vol. 731, Issue 01, article id. 43, 11pp.
  • Singh K.A.P. and Krishan V. 2010, Alfvén-like mode in partially ionized solar atmosphere, New Astronomy, vol. 15, Issue 01, 119.
  • Singh K.A.P. and Dwivedi B.N. 2009, Effect of steady flow and Newton's cooling on the propagation and damping of small-amplitude prominence plasma oscillations, Journal of Plasma Physics, vol. 75, Issue 04, 517.
  • Singh K.A.P. andDwivedi B. N. and Hasan S. S.2007, Spatial damping of compressional MHD waves in prominences, Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 473, Issue 03, 931.
  • Singh K.A.P.and Dwivedi B.N. 2007, Estimation of spicule magnetic field using observed kink waves, New Astronomy, vol. 12, Issue 06, 479.
  • Singh K.A.P. and Subramanian Prasad. 2007, An Evaluation of Possible Mechanisms for Anomalous Resistivity in the Solar Corona, Solar Physics, vol. 243, Issue 02, 163.
  • Singh K.A.P. 2006, Spatial Damping of Linear Compressional Magnetoacoustic Waves in Quiescent Prominences, vol. 27, no. 2 & 3, 321.

 

 

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