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Name : Sunanda Banerjee

Department : School Of Physical Sciences
Designation : INSA Senior Scientist
Contact : + 91 33 2473 4971 (Ext 2135)
Email : spssb2677@iacs.res.in


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Academic Profile

Education
 
• 1971 B.Sc. in Physics (Hons), Presidency College, Calcutta, India
• 1976 D.I.C. in Physics, Imperial College, London, UK
• 1976 Ph.D. in High Energy Physics, University of London, London, UK Professional Appointments
• 03/22 – present Indian Association for the INSA Senior Scientist
• Cultivation of Science, Kolkata
• 08/21 – present University of Wisconsin Guest Visiting Professor
• 04/15 – 08/21 Fermi National Accelerator Guest Scientist
• 12/10 – 03/15 Saha Institue of Nuclear Physics, Professor Kolkata, India
• 03/07 – 11/10 Fermi National Accelerator Application Scientist
• 08/06 – 12/07 Tata Institute of Fundamental Senior Professor Research, Mumbai, India
• 02/97 - 07/06 TIFR, Mumbai, India Professor
• 06/03 – 08/04 CERN, Geneva, Switzerland Paid Associate
• 09/97 – 08/02 CERN, Geneva, Switzerland Project Associate
• 02/91 – 01/97 TIFR, Mumbai, India Associate Professor
• 04/95 – 08/96 CERN, Geneva, Switzerland Paid Associate
• 02/87 – 01/91 TIFR, Mumbai, India Reader
• 04/88 – 07/90 World Laboratory, CERN, Instructor Geneva, Switzerland
• 10/86 – 03/88 CERN, Geneva, Switzerland Paid Associate
• 03/81 – 03/82 Kernforshcungzentrum, Guest Scientist Karlsruhe, Germany
• 02/78 – 01/87 TIFR, Mumbai, India Fellow
• 01/77 – 01/78 TIFR, Mumbai, India Visiting Fellow
• 10/75 – 12/77 Imperial College, London, UK Research Associate


Publications

Selected Publications
 
1. CMS Collaboration, “Observation of a new boson with mass near 125 GeV in pp
collisions at √s = 7 and 8 TeV”, Journal of High Energy Physics 1306 (2013)
081.
 
2. CMS Collaboration, “First measurement of hadronic event shape in pp collisions
at √s = 7 TeV”, Physics Letters B699 (2011) 58.
 
3. CMS Collaboration, “The CMS experiment at the CERN LHC”, Journal of
Instrumentation 3 (2008) S080004.
 
4. Belle Collaboration, “Observation of near-threshold enhancement in the D0 0π0
invariant mass in B → D0 0π0 K decay, Physical Review Letters 97 (2006)
162002.
 
5. Geant4 Collaboration, “Geant4 – a simulation toolkit”, Nuclear Instruments and
Methods A506 (2003) 250.
 
6. “Zo Parameters and mtop from LEP 1990 Data.”, International Journal of Modern
Physics A7 (1992) 1853.
 
7. L3 Collaboration, “Determination of αs from Hadronic Event Shapes Measured on
the Zo Resonance”, Physics. Letters B284 (1992) 471.
 
8. L3 Collaboration: “A Determination of the Properties of the Neutral Intermediate
Vector Boson Zo”, Physics Letters B231 (1989) 509.
 
9. EHS LEBC Collaboration: “Charm Hadron Properties in 400 GeV/c pp
Interactions”, Zeitschrift für Physik C40 (1988) 321.
 
10. EHS RCBC Collaboration, “A Study of Λ Production in Target Fragmentation
Region from pp Interactions at 360 GeV/c in the Triple Regge Framework”,
Zeitschrift für Physik C29 (1985) 339.
 
11. CELLO Collaboration: “The Influence of Fragmentation Models on the
Determination of the Strong Coupling Constant in e+e- Annihilation into
Hadrons”, Nuclear Physics B218 (1983) 269.
 
12. CELLO Collaboration: “Topology of Hadronic e+e- Annihilation Events at 22 and
34 GeV CM Energy”, Physics Letters B110 (1982) 329.
 
13. Bombay-CERN-Krakow-Innsbruck-London-Vienna-Warsaw Collaboration:
“Inclusive φ Production in K-p Interactions at 110 GeV/c and Search for Structure
in φπ-”, Zeitschrift für Physik C31 (1986) 401.
 
14. Aachen-Bonn-CERN-London-Oxford-Saclay Collaboration: “Analysis of
Nucleon Structure Functions in CERN Bubble Chamber Neutrino Experiments”,
Nuclear Physics B142 (1978) 1.
 
15. Brussels-CERN-Imperial College-Mons-Orsay Collaboration: “Evidence for a
Narrow Peak in Ko π+π-π± at 2.6 GeV in 12 GeV/c antiproton-proton
Interactions”, Physics Letters B66 (1977) 185.
 


Honors/Awards

Academic Honours
 
• Young Associate of Indian Academy of Science, India (1985-1988)
• Fellow of Indian Academy of Science, Bangalore, India (2002)
• Fellow of Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi, India (2005)
• Fellow of West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology, Kolkata, India (2011)
 
Other Honours
 
• Awarded Serar Sera in the Sera Bengali Award by ABP Ananda in 2013


Group

Thesis Advisor and Student Supervisor
 
• Saswati Nandan (2013-2019, Ph.D., SINP, Kolkata)
• Suvankar Roy Chowdhury (2012-2018, Ph.D., SINP, Kolkata)
• Kuntal Mandal (2012-2018, Ph.D., SINP, Kolkata)
• Sourav Dey (2011-2017, Ph.D., SINP, Kolkata)
• Swagata Mukherjee (2010-2016, Ph.D., SINP, Kolkata)
• Debarati Roy (2010-2016, Ph.D., SINP, Kolkata)
• Ruchi Gupta (2009-2014, Ph.D., Panjab University, Chandigarh)
• Suvadeep Bose (2003-2009, M.Sc. and Ph.D., TIFR, Mumbai)
• Seema Sharma (2002-2008, Ph.D., TIFR, Mumbai)
• Pratima Jindal (2003-2007, Ph.D., Panjab University, Chandigarh)
• Garima Gokhroo (2001-2007, Ph.D., TIFR, Mumbai)
• Swagato Banerjee (1994-2000, M.Sc. and Ph.D., TIFR, Mumbai)
• Satyaki Bhattacharya (1994-1999, Ph.D., TIFR, Mumbai)
• Subir Sarkar (1992-1997, Ph.D., TIFR, Mumbai)
• 8-10 summer students (including Meenakshi Narain, Manoj Sharan) at TIFR,
Mumbai (1983-2000) and 6-8 summer students at SINP, Kolkata (2011-15).