Present group: Rahul Chajwa, (ICTSTIFR, jointly with Rama Govindarajan, ICTSTIFR and Narayanan Menon, UMass Amherst, Rayan Chatterjee, (TIFR Hyderabad, jointly with Prasad Perlekar, Lokrshi Prawar Dadhichi, Rahul Kumar Gupta (both TCISTIFR students, jointly supervised with Surajit Sengupta); Nisarg Bhatt (jointly with Subroto Mukerjee, IISc
with some alumni: from left to right:
*Now at Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
With more alumni
From right to left:
PhDs from this group

Sabiha Majumder
Multiple stable states and abrupt
transitions in spatial ecosystems
(jointly with Vishwesha Guttal, 2017).
Now at ETH Zürich

Ranjan Krishna Modak
Thermalization and its relation to localization, conservation laws and integrability in quantum systems
(jointly with Subroto Mukerjee, 2015).
Now at Penn State University

Harsh Soni
Flocks, Flow and Fluctuations in Inanimate Matter: Simulations and Theory
(2014).
Now at Brown University

Nitin Kumar
Driven Granular and SoftMatter: Fluctuation Relations, Flocking and Oscillatory Sedimentation
(jointly with A K Sood, 2014).
Now at the University of Chicago

Suropriya Saha
Phoretic motion of colloids: Single particle and
collective behaviour
(2014).
Now at MPIPKS, Dresden

Ananyo Maitra
Crawling, waving, spinning: activity matters
(2014).
Now at LPTMS  Université Paris Sud, Orsay, France

Tapan Chandra Adhyapak
Mesophases of active matter: translational order, critical rheology
and electrostatics
(2012).
Now at the University of Mainz

Saroj Kumar Nandi
Confinement, Coarsening and Nonequilibrium
Fluctuations in Glassy and Yielding Systems
(2012).
Now at the Weizmann Institute of Science

K Vijay Kumar
Nonequilibrium Fluctuations in Sedimenting and Selfpropelled Systems
(2010).
Now at the International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Bangalore

Shradha Mishra
Dynamics, order and fluctuations
in active nematics: numerical and
theoretical studies (2008).
Now at the Dept of Physics, IIT BHU
 Vijay Narayan
Phase behaviour and dynamics of an agitated monolayer of granular rods (2008).
Now at the Department of Physics, Cambridge University

Moumita Das
(jointly with
G Ananthakrishna)
Ordering, stochasticity, and rheology in sheared and confined complex fluids (2005).
Now at the Rochester Institute of Technology

Ronojoy Adhikari
Inclusions, defects, and flowinduced forces in surfactant mesophases (2004).
Now at the Institue of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai

R Aditi Simha
Statistical Mechanics and Dynamics of Driven Interacting Particles:
Selfpropulsion, Sedimentation and Flux Flow (2003).
Now at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Rangan Lahiri (d Feb 1998)
Nonequilibrium steady states in driven diffusive systems: sheared colloids,
noisy ratchets and sedimenting suspensions (1997).
 Sujan Kumar Dhar
(jointly with Rahul Pandit)
Scaling and universality in driven systems: the sandpile model and the GOY shell
model of turbulence (1997).
Now at Connexios Life Sciences, Bangalore
 A V Indrani
(jointly with Chandan Dasgupta)
Equilibrium and nonequilibrium dynamics of dense liquids(1995).
Now at the Modelling, Simulation and Design Lab, McGill Univ, Montreal.
 Yashodhan Hatwalne
Phasons, topological defects, and dynamics in incommensurate matter (1993).
Now at the Raman Research Institute, Bangalore
 Yatin J Marathe (jointly with N Kumar)
Dissipative dynamics of quantum and classical systems (1990)