Sushanta Dattagupta

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

Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics, Dissipative Quantum Systems, Nanomaterials, Fluctuation Spectroscopy, Quantum Optics.


Academic Background:
  1. Ph.D. (Physics), Brookhaven National Laboratory, St. John's University, New York, 1973
  2. M.Sc. (Physics), Calcutta University, 1967
  3. B.Sc.(Physics Honours), Calcutta University, 1965


Positions:
  1. Lecturer in Physics, Presidency College, Kolkata (1968-69)
  2. Post-Doctoral Fellow, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh (1973-75) & Senior Research
  3. Associate, University of Alberta (1975-76)
  4. Scientific Officer, Materials Science Laboratory, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam (1976-81)
  5. Reader, School of Physics, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad (1981-86)
  6. Professor, School of Physical Sciences, JNU, New Delhi (1986-99)
  7. Dean, School of Physical Sciences, JNU, New Delhi (1987-89 & 1993-95)
  8. Director, S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Salt Lake, Kolkata (8 Feb. 1999 to 8 Apr, 2005)
  9. Director, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata (2006 -)
  10. Honorary Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (2003 - )
  11. Honorary Professor, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (2005 - )


Awards and Honors:
  1. Young Scientist Medal, Indian National Science Academy (1977)
  2. Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, tenured at the Institute for Solid State Physics, Juelich, Germany (1984, May-July 1985, December 1987, January-June 1997, 2002 and 2003)
  3. Research Fellow, Indian National Science Academy (1987-89)
  4. Associate, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy (1985-91) Senior
  5. Associate, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy (1992-1997) Visiting
  6. Associate, Darwin College, Cambridge University (May-July 1993)
  7. Bibharani Devi Prize of Calcutta University (2002)
  8. DAE Raja Ramanna Award of the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (2002)
  9. Sisir Kumar Mitra Medal and Lecture of the Indian Science News Association (2004)
  10. Distinguished Lecturership Award for 2005-2006,
  11. Materials Research Society of India Swamy Atulananda Endowment Award Lecture, Ramakrishna Mission (2005)
  12. L.A. Meera Memorial Lecture (2005)
  13. Meghnad Saha Memorial Award of the National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad (2005)
  14. C.V. Raman Birth Centenary Award, 93rd Indian National Science Congress (2006)
  15. Visiting Fellow under the Distinguished Scientist Visitors' Programme of the Faculty of Natural Sciences of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel (2007-2008)
  16. J. C. Bose Fellowship of the Department of Science & Technology, India (2006-2010)
  17. Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) C V Raman Award Lecture (2009)
  18. Indian National Science Academy (INSA) C V Raman Medal (2010)


Selected Publications:
  1. Retrieving qubit information despite decoherence; Amnon Aharony, Shmuel Gurvitz, Ora Entin-Wohlman, and Sushanta Dattagupta, Phys. Rev. B 82, 245417 (2010).
  2. Modeling of ferroelectric domain imaging by atomic force microscopy; Manas K. Roy, Jaita Paul, and Sushanta Dattagupta, J. Appl. Phys. 108, 064102 (2010).
  3. Domain dynamics and fractal growth analysis in thin ferroelectric films; Manas K. Roy, Jaita Paul, and Sushanta Dattagupta, J. Appl. Phys. 108, 014108 (2010).