Golam Mortuza Hossain

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

Quantum cosmology, early universe, inflation Polymer (loop) quantization of matter fields. Primordial origin of structures and late time classical cosmology. Issues in canonical quantum gravity, constraint algebra

Academic Background:

  1. Doctor of Philosophy (Theoretical Physics), IMSc, Chennai (Madras University), 2006
  2. Master of Science by Reseach (Theoretical Physics), IMSc, Chennai (Anna University), 2002
  3. Bachelor of Science (Physics), Jadavpur University, 2000


  1. Associate Professor, IISER Kolkata (current)
  2. Assistant Professor, IISER Kolkata (2010 - 2017)
  3. Post Doctoral Fellow, UNB Canada (2008 - 2010)
  4. Post Doctoral Fellow, Penn State University (2006 - 2008)
  5. Junior Research Fellow, IMSc, Chennai (2000 - 2006)

Awards and Honors:

  1. Post Doctoral Fellowship from University of New Brunswick, Canada (2008)
  2. Post Doctoral Scholarship from Pennsylvania State University, USA (2006)
  3. INSA Young Scientist Medal from Indian National Science Academy (2006)
  4. Junior Research Fellowship from IMSc, Chennai (2000)

Selected Publications:

  1. Barman, Subhajit and Hossain, Golam Mortuza. 2019."Consistent derivation of the Hawking effect for both nonextremal and extremal Kerr black holes." Phys. Rev., D99, 065010
  2. Barman, Subhajit; Hossain, Golam Mortuza and Singha, Chiranjeeb. 2018."An exact derivation of the Hawking effect in canonical formulation." Phys. Rev., D97, 025016
  3. Hossain, Golam Mortuza and Sardar, Gopal. 2016."Is there Unruh effect in polymer quantization?." Class. Quant. Grav., 33, 245016
  4. Hossain, Golam Mortuza; Husain, Viqar and Seahra, Sanjeev S.. 2010."The Propagator in polymer quantum field theory." Physical Review D, 82, 124032
  5. Bojowald, Martin and Hossain, Golam Mortuza. 2008."Loop quantum gravity corrections to gravitational wave dispersion." Physical Review D, 77, 023508

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