Arjun Bagchi

PhD (HRI, 2010)

Assistant Professor, Department of Physics


Research Interest



  • PhD (2010): Harish Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad, India.

  • MS (2004): Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai, India.
  • BSc (2002): Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.




  • "Holography of 3D Flat Cosmological Horizons" Arjun Bagchi, Stephane Detournay, Reza Fareghbal, Joan Simon. Phys.Rev.Lett. 110 (2013) 14, 141302. 

  • "Flat-Space Chiral Gravity" Arjun Bagchi, Stephane Detournay, Daniel Grumiller. Phys.Rev.Lett. 109 (2012) 151301.

  • "Correspondence between Asymptotically Flat Spacetimes and Nonrelativistic Conformal Field Theories" Arjun Bagchi. Phys.Rev.Lett. 105 (2010) 171601.

  • "GCA in 2d" Arjun Bagchi, Rajesh Gopakumar, Ipsita Mandal, Akitsugu Miwa. Journal of High Energy Physics 1008 (2010) 004.

  • "Galilean Conformal Algebras and AdS/CFT" Arjun Bagchi, Rajesh Gopakumar. Journal of High Energy Physics 0907 (2009) 037.

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA (01/2015 to 07/2016): Fulbright Fellow.

  • Vienna University of Technology, Austria (05/2014 to 11/2014): Lise Meitner Fellow.

  • Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune (08/2013 to 12/2014): DST Inspire Faculty Fellow.

  • University of Edinburgh, UK (09/2010 to 07/2013): Post-doctoral Research Fellow.

  • Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, UK: Junior Member.

  • Max Planck Visiting Fellowship (2015): Awarded by the Max Planck Society.

  • Fulbright Research Award (2014): Awarded by the Department of State, USA.

  • PEIN Excellence Fellowship (2014): Visiting professorship, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

  • Lise Meitner Award (2013): Awarded by FWF Austria.

  • Early Career Award (2013): Awarded by the Scottish University Physics Alliance. (Visiting fellowship to MIT for a period of 6 months.)


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