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Postdoc Positions in Theoretical Physics

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics

Members:
Basudeb Dasgupta, Rishi Khatri, and Subhabrata Majumdar

The CAP faculty members are working on diverse areas of astroparticle physics and cosmology, e.g., neutrino astrophysics, particle cosmology, dark matter physics, cosmic microwave background anisotropies and spectral distortions, large scale structure, clusters of galaxies, distribution of dark matter in the Milky Way, and cosmological surveys. More information about our research can be found here, here, and here.

In addition to the department resources, postdocs selected in CAP group will have funding for research and travel through the Max Planck Partner groups.

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Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics

Members:
Kedar S. Damle, Tridib Sadhu, Rajdeep Sensarma, and Vikram Tripathi

We have diverse interests in strongly interacting and disordered many body quantum systems, such as, magnetic systems (including spin liquids), disordered superconductors, ultra cold atomic systems and topological materials. The group is also interested in studying non-equilibrium quantum many body systems using Keldysh field theoretic techniques. In statistical physics group, we work on classical non-equilibrium systems including theory of large deviations, anomalous stochastic processes and theoretical models self-organized criticality.

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Electroweak Particle Physics

Members:
Amol S. Dighe, Sreerup Raychaudhuri, Tuhin S. Roy, and K. Sridhar

The research interests of our group cover a broad range of topics including building models beyond the Standard Model, collider physics, flavor physics, jet-substructure physics, and neutrino physics. We also have considerable overlaps with the Cosmology group in topics such as supernova neutrinos, particle dark matter etc. A detailed description of the research interests of our group can be found Here.

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Strong Interaction Physics

Members:
Saumen Datta, Rajiv Gavai, Sourendu Gupta, Nilmani Mathur, and Rishi Sharma

Our research involves QCD at zero and high temperature as well as at finite chemical potential. We have interest in the phase structure of strongly interacting matter, its equation of state, transport properties, correlations and fluctuations. At zero temperature QCD we are interested to study energy spectra of hadrons, particularly heavy hadrons, multiquark and multi-hadron states. We are also interested to study decay constants and semileptonic form factors of heavy hadrons. More information about our research can be found here,

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String Theory and Mathematical Physics

Members:
Abhijit Gadde, Gautam Mandal, Shiraz Minwalla and Sandip Trivedi.

We intensively study gravity, quantum field theories and string theory. Some of our current research interests involve the study of entanglement entropy in gauge theories, connections between gravitational systems and condensed matter physics using the AdS/CFT correspondence, dynamical aspects of quantum systems with specific interest in `thermalization', reformulation of the classical dynamics of black holes in a large number of spacetime dimensions in terms of a non-gravitational theory of a dynamical membrane, the study of Chern-Simons matter theories (and their bulk duals) in three dimensions, and the classification of consistent classical modifications of Einstein gravity. Details on string theory research in our department can be found on the TIFR String theory webpage.

In addition to the department resources, postdocs selected in string theory group will also have funding through - Infosys Fellowships.

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