Golam Mortuza Hossain

Associate Professor
Dept: Physical Sciences (DPS)
E-mail: ghossain [at] iiserkol.ac.in
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Research Interest:

    Quantum cosmology, early universe, inflation Polymer (loop) quantization of matter fields. Primordial origin of structures and late time classical cosmology. Issues in canonical quantum gravity, constraint algebra

Academic Background:
  1. Bachelor of Science (Physics), Jadavpur University, 2000
  2. Master of Science by Reseach (Theoretical Physics), IMSc, Chennai (Anna University), 2002
  3. Doctor of Philosophy (Theoretical Physics), IMSc, Chennai (Madras University), 2006

  1. Junior Research Fellow, IMSc, Chennai (2000 - 2006)
  2. Post Doctoral Fellow, Penn State University (2006 - 2008)
  3. Post Doctoral Fellow, UNB Canada (2008 - 2010)
  4. Assistant Professor, IISER Kolkata (2010 - 2017)
  5. Associate Professor, IISER Kolkata ( - )

Awards and Honors:
  1. Junior Research Fellowship from IMSc, Chennai (2000)
  2. INSA Young Scientist Medal from Indian National Science Academy (2006)
  3. Post Doctoral Scholarship from Pennsylvania State University, USA (2006)
  4. Post Doctoral Fellowship from University of New Brunswick, Canada (2008)

Selected Publications:
  1. Hossain, Golam Mortuza; Husain, Viqar and Seahra, Sanjeev S.. 2010. "The Propagator in polymer quantum field theory." Physical Review D, 82, 124032
  2. Bojowald, Martin and Hossain, Golam Mortuza. 2008. "Loop quantum gravity corrections to gravitational wave dispersion." Physical Review D, 77, 023508
  3. Date, Ghanashyam and Hossain, Golam Mortuza. 2005. "Genericness of a Big Bounce in Isotropic Loop Quantum Cosmology." Physical Review Letters, 94, 011302