Rajesh Kumble Nayak

Associate Professor
Dept: Physical Sciences
E-mail: rajesh [at] iiserkol.ac.in
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Research Interest:

Gravitational Waves and Gravitational Waves Data Analysis, General Theory of Relativity and Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology

Academic Background:
  1. Ph. D. (Physics), Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore and Bangalore University, 2002.
  2. M. Sc. (Physics), Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 1993.
  3. B. Sc. (Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science, St. Aloysius College, Mangalore and Mangalore Univerisity, 1991.

  1. Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata (2007 -)
  2. Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, University of Texas at Brownsville, Texas (2004-2007).
  3. Henri Poincaré Post Doctoral Fellow, Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur, Nice (2003-2005).
  4. Post-Doctoral Fellow, Inter University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune, India (2000-2003).

Selected Publications:
  1. S V Dhurandhar , K Rajesh Nayak and J-Y Vinet, "Time-delay interferometry for LISA with one arm dysfunctional", Class. Quantum Grav. 27 135013(2010).
  2. K Rajesh Nayak, "Einstein equations and inertial forces in axially symmetric stationary spacetimes", Gen. Relativ. Gravit., 41, 2737(2009).
  3. S V Dhurandhar, J-Y Vinet and K Rajesh Nayak, "General relativistic treatment of LISA optical links", Class. Quantum Grav., 25, 245002(2008).