Seminars:

S.No. Title Speaker's Name & Affiliation Seimnar Date or Tentative Time
First principles prediction of the phase properties in Ni-Fe-Ga shape memory alloySatyananda Singh Chabungbam, Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology, India22-01-2016
Boltzmann's Brain and Wigner's FriendCharles H Bennett, T.J Watson IBM Research Centre, Yorktown Heights, USA20-02-2015
Internal Structure of Charged AdS Black HolesAmitabh Virmani, Institute of Physics, India01-04-2016
On Non-Extremal Black Hole MicrostatesAmitabh Virmani, Institute of Physics, India31-03-2016
De Sitter extremal surfaces and entanglement entropy in some ghost CFTs.K. Narayan, Chennai Mathematical Institute22-03-2016
The achievements of the department in science and technologySekhar Basu, Department of Atomic Energy, India21-03-2016
Bridging the Science Achievement Gap in Indian Classrooms: Lessons from Field ExperimentsAbhilash Mishra, California Institute of Technology, USA17-03-2016
2d gravity with non-conformal matter and Mabuchi theoryCorinne de Lacroix, LPTHE University, France15-03-2016
Variable-range hopping through marginally localized phononsSumilan Banerjee, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel02-02-2016
Neutrino masses, mixing and baryogenesis via leptogenesis: probing physics beyond standard modelMainak Chakarborty, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, India21-01-2016
What is the dual of two entangled CFTs?Samir Mathur, Ohio State University , USA19-01-2016
Electron vortex b eams and its application to spintronicsDebashree Chowdhury, Indian Institute of Technology, India18-01-2016
The resolution of an entropy puzzle for 4D non-BPS black holes in supergravityIvano Ladato, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune, India15-12-2015
Optical properties of 2D carbon based materialsVipin Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India10-12-2015
Thermoelectric studies in topological system due to superconductivity and spin-density waveAmit Gupta, Banaras Hindu University, India07-12-2015
Semicontinuity of 4d N= 2 spectrum under renormalization group flowSitender Pratap, Harish-Chandra Research Institute, India04-12-2015
Three-dimensional Mirror Symmetry and Linear QuiversAnindya Dey, Rutgers University, USA01-12-2015
Explaining observed electromagnetic signals from astrophysical objects by both decaying and annihilating Dark Matter scenariosAnirban Biswas, Harish-Chandra Research Institute, India09-10-2015
Literature, Ideology,Belief and KnowledgeSwapan Chakravorty, Presidency University, India23-09-2015
Nanoscale transport theory for charge, spin and energyBhaskaran Muralidharan, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India22-09-2015
Negative partial density of states in mesoscopic systemsProsenjit Singha Deo, S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, India21-09-2015
Conformal Invariance in InflationNilay Kundu, Harish-Chandra Research Institute, India03-09-2015
Light in a medium - Fast light, Slow lightH.S. Mani, Ex-Director and Member Governing Council, HRI, India31-08-2015
Patterns in NatureJayanta K. Bhattacharjee, Harish-Chandra Research Institute, India28-02-2015
Towards creating a Universe in the laboratoryV.A Rubakov, Institute for Nuclear Research, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia21-11-2014
Explaining observed electromagnetic signals from astrophysical objects by both decaying and annihilating Dark Matter scenariosAnirban Biswas, Harish-Chandra Research Institute, India09-10-2014
Path integral junctionsSatoshi Ohya, Harish-Chandra Research Institute, India01-06-2012
Topological quantum computing with WeavesShrobona Bagchi, Harish-Chandra Research Institute, India31-05-2012
The critical Casimir force in the superfluid phase: Effect of FluctuationsShyamal Biswas, Calcutta University, India26-09-2012
Magnesium Alloy Design: A perspective on multi-scale modelingAmitava Moitra, The Pennsylvania State University, USA07-09-2012
Ashoke Sen and Fundamental Physics Rajesh Gopakumar, Harish-Chandra Research Institute, India27-08-2012
Electronic structure, Phonons, and Phase stability of disordered materials: An overviewAftab Alam, Ames Laboratory, USA03-05-2012
Adaptation on rugged fitness landscapesKavita Jain, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, India01-05-2012
Spin-Charge Interplay in Quantum Dots: the role of Berry PhaseArijit Saha, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel01-02-2012
Correlated Random Motion in the Living WorldTrilochan Bagarti, Institute of Physics, India31-01-2012
Classical Dynamics of Dirac Fermions in 2+1 DimensionsMoitri Maiti, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, India31-01-2012
Topological Qubits in Quantum Spin ChainAbhinav Saket, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, India10-01-2012
Properties of High Temperature Superconductors in Mixed Symmetry StateMadhuparna Karmakar, S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, India07-06-2011
Orthofermions versus Gutzwiller Projection Operator Approach for In nite U Hubbard ModelAshok Mishra, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, India20-04-2011
onductance of Tomonaga-Luttinger liquid wires and junctions with resistancesAbhiram Soori, Indian Institute of Science21-03-2011
Quantum Hall states in non-rotating optical latticesR. Shankar, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, India08-02-2011
Nonequilibrium phenomena in random-field modelsPrabodh Shukla, North-East Hills University07-02-2011
Physics of interface: Mott insulator barrier sandwiched between two metallic planesSanjay Gupta, S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, India13-01-2011
Quantum criticality in ferroelectricsNabyebdu Das, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India12-01-2011

Physics Colloquia:

S.No. Title Speaker's Name & Affiliation Seimnar Date or Tentative Time
Gravitational Anomaly and fluid dynamicsR Loganayagam, Institute for Advanced Study Princeton, USA26-02-2015
Higher spin theories: Past,Present and FutureM. Shivakumar, University of Hyderabad, India30-01-2015
An Effective Nonlinear Quantum Mechanics - A theory of FluidonsSwadesh Mahajan, University of Texas, USA16-12-2014
Indian refinement to Gravitational wave discoveriesTarun Souradeep, Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, India21-03-2016
Majorana modes in condensed matter systemsKrishnendu Sengupta, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, 11-02-2016
Chiral magnetism, skyrmions and nanoscale superparamagnetism in oxide interfacesSumilan Banerjee, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel03-02-2016
Non-Classical Correlations- Entanglement and beyond EntanglementDebasis Sarkar, Calcutta University, India02-11-2015
Crowding: Why it might not be a bad idea after allGautam Menon, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, India18-11-2014
Quantifying quantum correlationsGerardo Adesso, University of Nottingham, UK17-11-2014
Non-Abelian Majorana modes at generic spin-orbit coupled semiconductor/superconductor interfacesJaydeep Sau, University of Maryland, USA25-03-2014
Higgs Discovery and Aftermath Bharadwaj Coleppa, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson , USA10-03-2014
Unveiling space-time mysteries -- an unending quest Soumitra Sengupta, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, 07-03-2014
Chemically Mediated Quantum Criticality in Laves phase NbFe2Aftab Alam, Ames Laboratory, USA02-05-2012
Synchronization on Complex NetworksSarika Jalan, National University, Singapore20-09-2010
Thermodynamics of clustersDilip G. Kanhere, University of Pune, India16-09-2010
Entanglement: A 'new' signature of Quantum ChaosJayendra Bandyopadhyay, National University, Singapore30-08-2010
Entanglement: A 'new' signature of Quantum ChaosJayendra Bandyopadhyay, National University, Singapore30-08-2010
Ginzburg-Landau Theory for High Tc Superconductivity in CupratesDilip G. Kanhere, Indian Institute of Science01-04-2010
Ginzburg-Landau Theory for High Tc Superconductivity in CupratesDilip G. Kanhere, Indian Institute of Science01-04-2010
Networks and emergenceSoumen Roy, University of Chicago, USA26-02-2010
Low frequency, large amplitude velocity fluctuations and novel dynamics of the driven vortex stateSatyajit Banerjee, Indian Institute of Technology, India25-02-2010