Research Interest

 

Tools

  • Time dependent statistical mechanical theories with long range and microscopic interactions.
  • Molecular Dynamic simulations.
  • Monte Carlo Simulation.

Development

  • Development of new theories and extension of the existing ones to decribe dynamics in supercooled liquids.
  • Dynamics in supercooled liquid regime. Interplay between diffusion and activated motion.
  • Interaction potential and its effect on the dynamics
  • Relation between thermodynamics and dynamics in glassy system.
  • Diffusion through porous medium.

Professional Experience

  • October 2019- Present  Senior Principal Scientist (Professor ACSIR), Polymer Science and Engineering Division, National ChemicalLaboratory , Pune, India.
  • October 2014- October 2019 Principal Scientist(Associate Professor), Polymer Science and Engineering Division, National ChemicalLaboratory , Pune, India.
  • Oct 2010- Oct 2014: Senior Scientis (Assintant Professor, AcSIR) Polymer Science and Engineering Division, National Chemical Laboratory , Pune, India.
  • 2010- DST young scientist fellow.
  • (2004-2009) Post doc. at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, collaborating with Prof. Peter G. Wolynes from UCSD , USA
  • (2002-2003) Post doc. at LMS , California Institute of Technology,Pasadena,U.S.A. with Prof Ahmed Zewail and Prof Zeng Gang Wang
  • (2000-2002) Post doc. at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  • (1994-2000) Ph. D (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. Advisor: Prof. Biman Bagchi)

 

Conferences Attended & Organized

  • Speaker at National Confrence Compflu 2020 at IIT Mumbai (Dec 2020)
  • Speaker at 7th Indian Statistical Physics Community Meeting at ICTS, Bengalore, (Feb 2020)
  • Co-organiser and speaker at a conference A Day Out with Chemical Dynamics: IISc Bangalore, (Feb 2020)
  • Invited speaker at SSCU Alumni Symposium 2019 at IISc, Bangalore (Dec 2019)
  • Speaker at Recent Topic in Statistical Mechanics 19 at NISER Bhuneshwar (Dec 2019)
  • Session Organiser and Chair of Nation Conference Compflu 2019 at IISER Bhopal (Dec 2019)
  • Invited Speaker in International workshop "Viscous liquids and the glass transition. XVI. at Holbk, Denmark (May 2019)
  • Invited Speaker in International conference "DYNAMICS AT THE INTERFACE OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOLOGY", at IISc, Bengaluru, (Feb 2019)
  • Speaker in National Meeting "6th Indian Statistical Physics Community Meeting" at ICTS, Bengaluru, (Feb 2019) 
  • Invited Speaker in International conference "DYNAMICS AT THE INTERFACE OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOLOGY", at IISc, Begaluru (Feb 2019)
  • Speaker in National Meeting "6th Indian Statistical Physics Community Meeting" at ICTS, Bengaluru (Feb 2019)
  • Invited Speaker in International conference "SPSI-MACO-2018", IISCER, Pune (Dec 2018)
  • Speaker in International workshop Entropic effect in self, driven and directed assembly at ICTS, Bengaluru (Aug 2018)
  • Invited Speaker in National Conference "CHEMISTRY: TODAY AND TOMORROW", Kalyani University, West Bengal (July 2018)
  • Organized and Chaired the glass session in nation level conference Compflu 2017 at IIT Madras (2017)
  • Invited speaker in meeting titled "8th International Discussion Meeting On Relaxation in Complex Systems" , Wisla, Poland,  (2017)
  • Invited speaker in Indo-French meeting titled "Plasticity, Rheology and Nonlinear response in Driven Amorphous Solids" , Grenoble, France, (2017)
  • Invited speaker in  meeting titled "Correlation and Disorder in Classical and Quantum Systems " , ICTS, Bangalore, India (2017)
  • Invited speaker in international meeting titled “Viscous liquids and the glass transition", Roskilde Univ, Denmark (2016). 
  • Co-convenor of Complex Fuilds-COMPFLU 2016.
  •  Speaker in "Growing length scale phenomena in condensed matter physics",  JNCASR, Bangalore Oct 2015.
  •  Invited speaker CECAM Germany, July 2015.
  •  Given a seminar at University of Cambridge , May 2015.
  • Speaker in 4th workshop on Dynamics of viscous liquid, France ,May 2015
  • Invited to speak in Soft matter meeting, Hyderabad 2014.
  •  Invited speaker in DCCBS (Dynamics of Complex Chemical and Biological system) ,IIT Kanpur 2014.
  •  Invited speaker in Symposium on Fragility, Bangalore 2014.
  •  Invited to speak in Mumbai-pune soft matter Meeting at IIT Bombay 2013.
  •  Invited to speak in Soft matter meeting, IIT Guwahati 2012.
  •  Oral presentation in the International conference on Unifying Concepts in Glass Transition
  • V, held at Paris, France (2011).
  •  Invited to speak in Bangalore Area Statistical Mechanics meeting 2009.
  •  Invited speaker in TCS, will be held at IISc and JNCASR, Bangalore, India (2008).24
  •  Oral presentation in the International conference on Unifying Concepts in Glass TransitionIV, held at Kyoto, Japan (2008).
  •  Invited speaker in a Symposium, Chemical Dynamics in Complex System, held at
  • Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India(2008).
  •  Invited speaker in TCS held in BARC, Mumbai, India (2004).
  •  Presented poster in STATPHYS 22 held in Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore(2004).
  •  Invited speaker in the International conference on Unifying Concepts in Glass TransitionIII, held at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India (2004).
  •  Presented poster in the International conference on ”Slow Dynamics and Glass Transition”,held at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India (2002).
  •  Attended the International conference on ”Structure and Dynamics in Complex Chemical Systems”, held at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (2001).
  •  Presented poster and attended the ”Spring College on Statistical Mechanics and Dynamics of Soft Condensed Matter”, in ICTP, Trieste, Italy (1998).
  •  Presented poster in the International conference on ”Ultrafast Chemical Phenomena”, held at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (1998).

 Presented poster in the International conference on ”Structure and Dynamics of Materials
in the Mesoscopic Domain”, held at National Chemical Laboratory , Pune, India
(1997).