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Swastika Chatterjee

Assistant Professor
Dept: Earth Sciences (DES)
E-mail: swastika [at]
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Research Interest:

• Study of electronic, magnetic, structural, and elastic properties of minerals under high pressure and temperature • Simulation of dynamical processes in minerals(both equilibrium and out of equilibrium) • Strongly correlated materials

Academic Background:

  1. PhD (Computational Mineral Physics), S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sci (University of Calcutta), 2013
  2. M.Sc. (Physics with specialization in Condensed Matter Physics), Miranda House (University of Delhi), 2006
  3. B.Sc. (Physics(H) with Chemistry and Maths), Miranda House (University of Delhi), 2004


  1. Assistant Professor, IISER Kolkata ( - )
  2. INSPIRE Faculty, IIT Kharagpur (2014 - 2018)

Selected Publications:

  1. Patra, Atanu; Chatterjee, Swastika and Roy, Anushree. 2019."Strain distribution in (InAs)n/(InSb)m multilayer : A first principles calculations." Solid State Communications, 291, 24-27
  2. Dey, Urmimala; Chatterjee, Swastika and Taraphder, A.. 2018."Antisite-disorder engineering in La-based oxide heterostructures via oxygen vacancy control ." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 20, 17871
  3. Das, Tilak; Chatterjee, Swastika; Ghosh, Sujoy and Saha-Dasgupta, Tanusri. 2017."First-principles prediction of Si-doped Fe carbide as one of the possible constituent of the Earths's inner core." Geophysical Research Letters, 44, 8776-8784
  4. Chatterjee, Swastika; Saha-Dasgupta, Tanusri and Sengupta, Surajit. 2012."Visualizing frozen point defect tracks in Fe containing olivines." Europhysics Letters, 98, 29001
  5. Chatterjee, Swastika; Bhattacharyaa, Sirshendu; Sengupta, Surajit and Saha-Dasgupta, Tanusri. 2010."Cross-over of cation partitioning in olivine : acombination of ab-initio and Monte-carlo study." Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 38, 259-265

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