I, Me and Myself

Hi there,
I am Rajesh Kumble Nayak, faculty member of Dept. Physical sciences at IISER-Kolkata. I mainly work in the area of gravitational wave data analysis, general theory of relativity and relativistic astrophysics. Also enjoy working in methenmatical and comptational physics.

Our younger days were fortunate times. There was no pressure of exams, and we had plenty of time to have fun. I spent my time pursuing various hobbies.

  • Physics for fun.. I love doing small experiment... These include making telescopes to flying rocket. Yup see old pic on the side an typical small rocket launch. Due to lack of time I don' t indulge in these activities these days
  • Music..... I love music, mainly hindi film songs by Gulzar..
  • Photography.... I love taking photographs. Some of my photographs can now seen in the digital form, more yet to come.
  • Comics It is true that I can not live without them :)= . I love Asterix , Tintin, Calvin and hobbes, BC, Wizard etc.. this is a long list
  • I am a Linux fanatic. Linux :: Wanna be Linux Kernel&n hacker :)= Linux user since 1994 ... Little out of touch these days... Long Live Linus
  • Some more photos Google Site

Schooling and Educaion

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
Mark Twain
US humorist, novelist, short story author, & wit (1835 - 1910)

Schooling is also fun; it is where you meet people, make friends, and sometimes even enemies. Education will always remain incomplete without schooling; it is a valuable experience. You cannot pursue an academic career without embarking on a long journey through different educational institutions. Here is my journey: