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Amit Ghosal

Dept: Physical Sciences (DPS)
E-mail: ghosal [at]
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Research Interest:

My research focuses primarily on condensed phases of matter, in which the complex interplay of inter-particle interactions and intrinsic disorder in the material leads to intriguing emergent phenomena.

Academic Background:

  1. Ph.D. (Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (University of Mumbai), 2001
  2. M.Sc. (Physics), Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 1993
  3. B.Sc. (Physics), Jadavpur University, 1993


  1. Professor, IISER Kolkata ( - )
  2. Associate Professor, IISER Kolkata (2013 - 2018)
  3. Assistant Professor, IISER Kolkata (2008 - 2013)
  4. Saxon Postdoctoral Associate, University of California Los Angeles (2005 - 2007)
  5. Research Associate, Duke University (2003 - 2005)
  6. SHARCNet Postdoctoral fellow, McMaster University (2000 - 2003)

Awards and Honors:

  1. APS-IUSSTF Professorship Award 2018 from Indo-U.S. Science & Technology Forum (IUSSTF) (2018)
  2. David Saxon postdoctoral Fellowship from Physics Department, UCLA, USA (2005)
  3. SHARCNet Prize Fellowship from SHARCNet, Canada (2001)
  4. General Proficiency Medal from IIT Kanpur (1995)

Selected Publications:

  1. Ash, Biswarup; Dasgupta, Chandan and Ghosal, Amit. 2018."Analysis of vibrational normal modes for Coulomb clusters." Physical Review E, 98, 042134
  2. Banerjee, Anurag; Garg, Arti and Ghosal, Amit. 2018."Emergent superconductivity upon disordering a charge density waves ground state." Physical Review B, 98, 104206
  3. Ghosal, Amit; Chakraborty, Debmalya and Kaushal, Nitin. 2018."Prospects of Anderson's theorem for disordered cuprate superconductors." Physica B: Condensed Matter, 536, 867
  4. Chakraborty, Debmalya; Kaushal, Nitin and Ghosal, Amit. 2017."Effective pairing theory for strongly correlated d-wave superconductors." Phys. Rev. B, 96, 134518
  5. Ash, Biswarup; Chakrabarti, Jaydeb and Ghosal, Amit. 2017."Static and dynamic properties of two-dimensional Coulomb clusters." Phys. Rev. E, 96, 042105

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