Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science

Name : Krishnendu Sengupta

Department : School of Physical Sciences
Designation : Senior Professor
Contact : +91 33 2473 4971 (Ext:2192)
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Research interest: 
  • Quantum Statistical Physics
  • Phase transitions
  • Topology in solid state systems
  • Non-equilibrium dynamics of quantum many-body systems and field theory
  • Physics of ultracold atoms

Lectures highlithing some aspects of my research can be found here 




Academic Profile

Academic Profile 


Education and Research Experience:
  • University of Maryland at College Park: January 1996 - August 2001, Doctor of Philosophy in Physics.
  • September 2001 – August 2004: Postdoctoral Research with Professors Steven M. Girvin and Subir Sachdev at Yale University.
  • Sept. 2004-July 2005: Postdoctoral Associate with Professor Yong Baek Kim at University of Toronto.


Current and Past Position:
  • Senior Professor,  IACS, (2016-Present).
  • Adjunct Faculty, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, and ICTS, Bangalore (March 2012 –March 2015).
  • Professor, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Sciences, Kolkata, India, (February 2012 - Feb. 2016).
  • Associate Professor, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Sciences, Kolkata, India (September 2008 – February 2012).
  • Associate Professor-F, Saha Institute of Nculear Physics, Kolkata, India. (February 2008 –September 2008)
  • .Associate Professor-E, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, India. (October 2005 –February 2008)
  • Faculty Fellow-E, Harish Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad, India. (August 2005 - October2005)





  • Institute Silver Medal in Physics from I.I.T Kharagpur in 1993.
  • Indo-US research fellow in Physics, 2010.
  • Member, Joint Indo-US Center for Ultracold atoms (2009-2011).
  • Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences 2012.
  • APS Outstanding referee, 2012,
  • SSB award in Physical Sciences, 2012.
  • Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, 2013.
  • Indian Member in the Council of Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics (2014-2016).
  • Editorial Board Member for JPCM 2016-2017 and Section Editor of JPCM, Correlated electrons section, 2017-Present.
  • Fellow, Indian National Science Academy, 2021.
  • J C Bose National Fellow, 2022-2027. 

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