Diptarka Das

Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2014

Assistant Professor, Department of Physics

Research Interest



  • PhD, University of Kentucky, Lexington August 2010 - May 2014.
  • M.Sc., Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences, Pilani.(completed in May, 2010).
  • B.E., Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences, Pilani.(completed in May, 2010).



  • Publications at https://arxiv.org/a/das_d_1.html.


  • Graduate Fellow at Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara, USA, Spring 2014.

  • Max Steckler Fellowship, University of Kentucky (2010).

  • Awarded the best “Academic Achiever”, of the batch from BITS Physics Society (2009).

  • Indian Academy of Sciences, summer fellowship, (2008).


  • Assistant Professor at the Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, November 2018 - current.

  • Junior Scientist in Albert Einstein Institute - Max Planck Institute for Gravitationsphysik, Potsdam, October 2017 - October 2018.

  • Postdoctoral scholar in Department of Physics, University of California, San Diego, September 2014 - August 2017.

  • Grader for Graduate-level Quantum Field Theory (Fall 2011, Spring 2012) and Quantum Mechanics (Fall 2011) in University of Kentucky.

  • Teaching Assistant for undergraduate physics courses and laboratories, PHY–231 (2012–13), PHY–242 (2010– 11) in University of Kentucky.

  • Taught course on Holography for graduate students in IMPRS programme, Max Planck, Potsdam (2017).

  • Delivered a pedagogical review lecture on topics in conformal field theory at the IMPRS excursion for Max Planck, Potsdam, graduate students in Bollmannsruh (2018).


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