Present group: Rahul Chajwa, (ICTS-TIFR, jointly with Rama Govindarajan, ICTS-TIFR and Narayanan Menon, UMass Amherst, Rayan Chatterjee, (TIFR Hyderabad, jointly with Prasad Perlekar, Lokrshi Prawar Dadhichi, Rahul Kumar Gupta (both TCIS-TIFR students, jointly supervised with Surajit Sengupta); Nisarg Bhatt (jointly with Subroto Mukerjee, IISc
*Now at Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
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PhDs from this group
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
Flocks, Flow and Fluctuations in Inanimate Matter: Simulations and Theory
Now at Brown University
Driven Granular and Soft-Matter: Fluctuation Relations, Flocking and Oscillatory Sedimentation
(jointly with A K Sood, 2014).
Now at the University of Chicago
Phoretic motion of colloids: Single particle and
Now at MPIPKS, Dresden
Crawling, waving, spinning: activity matters
Now at LPTMS - Université Paris Sud, Orsay, France
Tapan Chandra Adhyapak
Mesophases of active matter: translational order, critical rheology
Now at the University of Mainz
Saroj Kumar Nandi
Confinement, Coarsening and Nonequilibrium
Fluctuations in Glassy and Yielding Systems
Now at the Weizmann Institute of Science
K Vijay Kumar
Nonequilibrium Fluctuations in Sedimenting and Self-propelled Systems
Now at the International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Bangalore
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
Ordering, stochasticity, and rheology in sheared and confined complex fluids (2005).
Now at the Rochester Institute of Technology
Inclusions, defects, and flow-induced forces in surfactant mesophases (2004).
Now at the Institue of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai
R Aditi Simha
Statistical Mechanics and Dynamics of Driven Interacting Particles:
Self-propulsion, 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)