Satyajit Banerjee

PhD (TIFR, Mumbai)

Professor, Department of Physics




  • PhD (Physics) is from Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India (2000)
  • MSc. (Physics), University of Mumbai, First Class. First Class, ranked second. (1999)
  • BSc. (Physics). University of Mumbai (St. Xavier's, Mumbai) . First Class (1992)



  • Critical behavior at depinning of driven disordered vortex matter in 2H-NbS2, Gorky Shaw, Pabitra Mandal, S. S. Banerjee *, A. Niazi, A. K. Rastogi, A. K. Sood, S. Ramakrishnan, and A. K. Grover, Physical Review B 85, 174517 (2012).

  • Visualizing a dilute vortex liquid to solid phase transition in a Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8 single crystal., Gorky Shaw, Pabitra Mandal, S S Banerjee* and T Tamegai , New Journal of Physics 14, 083042 (2012).

  • Giant slow velocity fluctuations in a driven vortex lattice, Shyam Mohan, Jaivardhan Sinha, and S. S. Banerjee*, A.K. Sood, S. Ramakrishnan and A. K. Grover. Physical Review Letters 103, 167001 (2009).

  • Instabilities in the vortex matter and peak effect phenomenon, Shyam; Mohan, Jaivardhan Sinha, S. S. Banerjee*, Yuri Myasoedov, Physical Review Letters 98, 027003 (2007) .

  • Vortex nanoliquid in high temperature superconductors. S. S. Banerjee, S. Goldberg, A. Soibel, Y. Myasoedov, M. Rappaport, E. Zeldov, F. de la Cruz, C. J van der beek, M. Konczykowski, T. Tamegai, V. Vinokur. Physical Review Letters 93, 097002 (2004)


  • P. K. Kelkar Young Faculty Research Fellowship Award, June 1, 2012 - May 31st, 2015.

  • Received the NASI-Scopus Young Scientist award for Physics, 2012 (Feb. 2nd, 2012).

  • Young Achiever‟s award, 2007 -08, awarded by the Department of Atomic energy (DAE) at the Solid State Physics Symposium, Mysore 27th – 31st Dec. 2007.

  • Awarded the INSA (Indian National Science Academy) medal for Young Scientists, India, 2002.

  • Feinberg Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, 2000.



Department of Physics
IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur 208016

Office Phone: 0512-259-7559 (O)

Email: satyajit[AT]


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