Dipankar Chakrabarti

PhD (Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics)

Associate Professor, Department of Physics


Research Interest



  • PhD, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics/Jadavpur University, 2004.
    Thesis Title:Non-Perturbative Studies In Quantum Chromodynamics
    Thesis Supervisor:Prof. A. Harindranath
  • M.Sc., University of Calcutta, 1997.
  • B.Sc., University of Calcutta, 1995.



  • Quantum Field Theory

  • Particle Physics

  • Quantum Mechanics

  • Classical Electrodynamics.


  • Nucleon and Flavor Form Factors In a Light Front Quark Model in AdS/QCD, D. Chakrabarti and C. Mondal, Eur. Phys. J. C 73, 2671 (2013).

  • Topological Aspects of Fermions on a Honeycomb Lattice, D.Chakrabarti, S.Hands and A.Rago, JHEP 0906, 060 (2009).

  • Hadron optics in three dimensional invariant coordinate space from deeply virtual Compton scattering, S.J. Brodsky, D. Chakrabarti, A. Harindranath, A. Mukherjee, J.P Vary, Phys. Rev. D 75, 014003(2007).

  • Scattering of glue by glue on the light-cone worldsheet. I. Helicity non-conserving amplitudes, D.Chakrabarti, J.Qiu and C.B.Thorn, Phys. Rev. D 72, 065022(2005).

  • A transition in the spectrum of the topological sector of phi^4(2) theory at strong coupling, D. Chakrabarti, A. Harindranath and J. P. Vary, Phys. Rev. D 71, 125012 (2005).


Ph.d students:

  • Chandan Mondal

  • Jishnu Goswami

  • Tanmay Maji


  • Dec, 2014- present: Associate Professor, Department of Physisc, IIT Kanpur

  • Dec, 2008-Dec, 2014: Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, IIT Kanpur

  • Nov, 2007-Dec, 2008: Postdoc.(Marie-Curie Fellowship), Swansea University, UK.

  • Nov, 2006-Oct, 2007: Postdoc.(Humboldt Fellowship), Regensburg University, Germany.

  • Sept, 2004-Aug, 2006: Postdoc, University of Florida, USA.


  • Marie-Curie Fellowship from European Union[2006].

  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship[2006]

  • Giulio Racah Diploma on the basis of performance in the International School of Subnuclear Physics, Erice, Italy [School Director: G. 'tHooft][2002]

  • Jyotindranath Mitra Scholarship(on the basis of performance in B.Sc. in Calcutta University).[1995]

  • Junior Research Fellowship under CISR fellowship scheme[NET, 1996]



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Email: dipankar[AT]iitk.ac.in


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