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Pradeep Kumar Mohanty

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

Nonequilibrium Phase Transitions, Self Organized Criticality, Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics, Exactly Solvable Models, Network Biology, Microscopic Modeling in Biology

Academic Background:

  1. Guest Scientist (Phys), MaxPlank Inst. (MPIPKS) Dresden, 2005
  2. Feinberg Fellow (Phys), Weizmann Institute, Israel, 2004
  3. Postdoctoral fellow (Phys), TIFR, Mumbai, 2002
  4. Ph. D. (Phys), HRI, Allahabad (Allahabad University), 2000, Guide: Prof. Sumathi Rao


  1. Professor, IISER Kolkata (current)
  2. Sr. Professor, SINP, Kolkata (2018 - 2019)
  3. Professor G, SINP, Kolkata (2013 - 2018)
  4. Professor F, SINP, Kolkata (2008 - 2013)
  5. Asso. Prof. E, SINP, Kolkata (2005 - 2008)

Selected Publications:

  1. Mohanty, P K. 2021."All articles (" Google scholar, 2021, 0
  2. Mohanty, N Khan, P Sarkar, A Midya, P Mandal, PK. 2017."Continuously Varying Critical Exponents Beyond Weak Universality." Sc. Rep., 7, 45004
  3. Mohanty, S Chatterjee, P Pradhan, PK. 2014."Gammalike mass distributions and mass fluctuations in conserved-mass transport processes." Phy. Rev. Lett., 112, 030601
  4. H Hinrichsen, M Basu, U Basu, S Bondyopadhyay, PK Mohanty. 2012."Fixed-energy sandpiles belong generically to directed percolation." Phy. Rev. Lett., 109, 015702
  5. Mohanty, P K and Dhar, Deepak. 2002."Generic sandpile models have directed percolation exponents." Phy. Rev. Lett., 89, 104303

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