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Sudip Kumar Garain

Assistant Professor
Dept: Physical Sciences (DPS)
E-mail: sgarain [at]
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Research Interest:

Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics and Radiative transfer, Accretion Disk around Black Holes, Finite Volume Methods, Parallel Computing

Academic Background:

  1. PhD (Physics), SNBNCBS (University of Calcutta), 2014
  2. M.Sc. (Physics), SNBNCBS (West Bengal University of Technology), 2009
  3. B.Sc (Physics), Suri Vidyasagar College (University of Burdwan), 2005


  1. Assistant Professor, IISER Kolkata (current)
  2. Assistant Professor, GITAM, Visakhapatnam (2020 - 2022)
  3. PostDoc, KASI, Daejeon, South Korea (2019 - 2020)
  4. PostDoc, University of Notre Dame, USA (2014 - 2019)

Awards and Honors:

  1. KASI Fellowship from KASI (2019)
  2. PBC Postdoctoral Fellowship from Hebrew University (2013)
  3. Post Bsc Integrated Research (PBIR) Fellowship from SNBNCBS (2006)

Selected Publications:

  1. Garain, Sudip Kumar; Balsara, Dinshaw S; Chakrabarti, Sandip K and Kim, Jinho. 2020."Effects of Magnetic Field Loops on the Dynamics of Advective Accretion Flows and Jets in Schwarzschild Geometry." Astrophysical Journal, 888, 59
  2. Kim, Jinho; Garain, Sudip K; Chakrabarti, Sandip K and Balsara, Dinshaw S. 2019."General Relativistic Numerical Simulation of Transonic Sub-Keplerian Ac- cretion Flow onto Black Holes: Kerr Spacetime." MNRAS, 482, 3636
  3. Balsara, Dinshaw S; Garain, Sudip and Shu, Chi Wang. 2016."An efficient class of WENO schemes with adaptive order." Jour. of Comp. Phy., 326, 780
  4. Garain, Sudip; Balsara, Dinshaw S and Reid, John. 2015."Comparing Coarray Fortran (CAF) with MPI for several structured mesh PDE applications." Jour. of Comp. Phy., 297, 237
  5. Garain, Sudip K; Ghosh, Himadri and Chakrabarti, Sandip K. 2014."Quasi Periodic Oscillations in a Radiative Transonic Flow: Results of a Coupled Monte Carlo- TVD Simulation." MNRAS, 437, 1329

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