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Goutam Dev Mukherjee

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

Investigations at extreme conditions of pressure and temperature; phase transitions through structural and electronic transport investigations; XRD, Raman and resistance experiments at high pressures; tstrongly correlated electron systems

Academic Background:

  1. PhD (Physics), University of Hyderabad, 1997
  2. MSc (Physics), University of Hyderabad, 1990


  1. Professor, IISER Kolkata ( - )
  2. Scientific Officer D and E, BARC Mumbai (2000 - 2008)
  3. Visiting Scientist, High Pressure Group, MPCH Mainz, Germany (2006 - 2008)
  4. Research Associate, IIT Kanpur (1997 - 2000)

Awards and Honors:

  1. Fulbright Senior Research Fellowship from USIEF (2011)
  2. N.S. Satyamurthi Memorial Best Young Scientist Award from Indian Physics Association (2002)
  3. Third best prize in Young Physicists Colloquium from SINP Kolkata (2000)
  4. BS Agarwal Gold Medal from University of Hyderabad (1990)
  5. 4th Position in the Class X examnination from Board of Seconday Education Orissa (1983)

Selected Publications:

  1. Jana, Rajesh; Saha, Pinku; Pareek, Vivek; Basu, Abhisek; Kapri, Sutanu; Bhattacharya, Sayan and Mukherjee, Goutam Dev. 2016."High Pressure Experimental Studies on CuO: Indication of Re-entrant Multiferroicity at Room Temperature." Scientific Reports, 6, 31610
  2. Basu, Abhisek; Jana, Rajesh; Ranjan, Rajeev and Mukherjee, Goutam Dev. 2016." Pressure effects on model ferroelectric BiFeO3-PbTiO3: Multiple phase transitions." Physical Review B, 93, 214114
  3. Basu, A; Jana, R; Mandal, G; Chandra, A and Mukherjee, Goutam Dev. 2015."Pressure driven ferroelectric to paraelectric transition in Sr doped BaTiO3." JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 117, 054102
  4. Panda, M K; Ghosh, S; Yasuda, N; Moriwaki, T; Mukherjee, G D; Reddy, C M and Naumov, P. 2015." Spatially resolved analysis of short-range structure perturbations in a plastically bent molecular crystal." NATURE CHEMISTRY, 7, 65
  5. Majumdar, D; Basu, A; Mukherjee, Goutam Dev; Ercolani, D; Sorba, L and Singha, A. 2014."Raman scattering study of InAs nanowires under high pressure." NANOTECHNOLOGY, 25, 465704

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