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Soumitro Banerjee

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

Nonlinear dynamics, Theory of nonsmooth bifurcations, switching electronic systems

Academic Background:

  1. Ph.D (Electrical Engineering), IIT Delhi, 1988
  2. M.Tech (Energy Studies), IIT Delhi, 1983
  3. BE (Electrical Engineering), Bengal Engineering College (Calcutta University), 1981


  1. Professor, IISER Kolkata (current)
  2. Professor, IIT Kharagpur (2003 - 2009)
  3. Associate Professor, IIT Kharagpur (1998 - 2003)
  4. Assistant Professor, IIT Kharagpur (1990 - 1998)
  5. Lecturer, IIT Kharagpur (1985 - 1990)

Awards and Honors:

  1. J. C. Bose Fellowship, 2nd term from SERB (2021)
  2. J. C. Bose Fellowship, 1st term from SERB (2015)
  3. NASI Fellowship from National Academy of Sciences, India (2014)
  4. IEEE Fellowship from Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (2013)
  5. TWAS Fellowship from The World Academy of Sciences (2012)
  6. WBAST Fellowship from West Bengal Academy of Science & Technology (2011)
  7. INSA Fellowship from Indian National Science Academy (2007)
  8. IASc Felowship from Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore (2005)
  9. INAE Fellowship from Indian National Academy of Engineering (2004)
  10. Citation Laureate from Thomson Scientific (2004)
  11. Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize from Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (2003)

Selected Publications:

  1. Singh, Gurpahul; Singh, Ritesh K and Banerjee, Soumitro. 2023."Embedding of a non-Hermitian Hamiltonian to emulate the von Neumann measurement scheme." Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 57, 035301
  2. Muni, Shishu Shankar and Banerjee, Soumitro. 2023."Bifurcations of mode-locked periodic orbits in three-dimensional maps." International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 33, 2330025
  3. Acharya, Arnab; Jeware, Pratik and Banerjee, Soumitro. 2023."Objective Collapse Induced by a Macroscopic Object." Foundations of Physics, 53, 68
  4. Acharya, Arnab; Bhartiya, Akhil and Banerjee, Soumitro. 2023."Signatures of strange non-chaotic dynamics in a forced quantum system." Physical Review E, 107, 024207
  5. Bhattacharyya, Joydeb; Piiroinen, Petri T and Banerjee, Soumitro. 2022."Effects of predator-driven prey dispersal on sustainable harvesting yield in a two-patch system." International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 32, 2250160

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