Dhananjay Nandi

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

Current:Low energy electron-molecule collision dynamics using novel velocity map imaging spectroscopic technique.Future:(i) Photo-electron/photo-ion imaging spectroscopy using femtosecond lasers.(ii) Energy-, time- and angle-resolved photo-electron spectroscopy from surfaces and interfaces using femtosecond lasers.

Academic Background:

  1. PhD (Science) (Molecular Physics), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (University of Mumbai), 2004
  2. MSc (Physics), Science College (University of Calcutta), 1998, Ranked Third
  3. BSc (Physics (Hons)), Ramakrishna Mission Residential College (University of Calcutta), 1996


  1. Professor, IISER Kolkata ( - )
  2. Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (2015 - 2019)
  3. Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (2009 - 2015)
  4. Research Associate, Laboratory Francis PERRIN, CEA Saclay, France (2009 - 2009)
  5. Research Professor, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea (2008 - 2009)
  6. Guest Scientist, Free University, Berlin, Germany (2006 - 2007)
  7. Post-Doc, Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik (2004 - 2005)

Awards and Honors:

  1. INSA Medal for Young Scientist from Indian National Science Academy (2010)
  2. Best Thesis from Indian Society of Atomic and Molecular Physics (2004)
  3. Junior Research Fellowship from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) (1998)
  4. Silver Medal from Ramakrishna Mission Residential College, Narendrapur (1996)

Selected Publications:

  1. Jana, Irina; Naskar, Sumit; Das, Mousumi and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2019."Probing the molecular structure and properties of neutral and anionic ground states of SO2 and CO2." The European Physical Journal D, 73, 233
  2. Chakraborty, Dipayan; Giri, Aranya and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2019."Dissociation dynamics in low energy electron attachment to ammonia using velocity slice imaging." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 21, 21908
  3. Jana, Irina and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2019."Study of S- and SO- ion formation from dissociative electron attachment to SO2." Journal of Physics B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys., 52, 185202
  4. Jana, Irina and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2018."Kinematic study of O- ion formation from dissociative electron attachment to SO2." Physical Review A, 97, 042706
  5. Chakraborty, Dipayan; Nag, Pamir and Nandi, Dhananjay. 2018."A new time of flight mass spectrometer for absolute dissociative electron attachment cross-section measurements in gas phase." Review of Scientific Instruments, 89, 025115

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