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Past Seminars

  1. Title: Lorenztian geometry of qubit entanglement
    Prof. Joseph Samuel
    Raman Research Institute, Bangalore
    Date: 14 March, 2018

  2. Title: Gravity and Decoherence
    Prof. Joseph Samuel
    Raman Research Institute, Bangalore
    Date: 13 March, 2018

  3. Title: High energy astrophysics at multi-wavelength
    Dr. Reetanjali Moharana
    Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Date: 12 March, 2018

  4. Title: Black holes and quantum stars: observer's paradise
    Prof. Pankaj S. Joshi
    Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, TIFR, Mumbai
    Date: 27 February, 2018

  5. Title: Density functional theory in parameter space: Application to dynamics in condensed phase
    Prof. Swapan K. Ghosh
    Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai
    Date: 26 February, 2018

  6. Title: From Macroscopic Superpositions to Quantum Gravity
    Prof. Sougato Bose
    Department of Physics & Astronomy, University College, London
    Date: 13 February, 2018

  7. Title: Where Particle Physics Meets Cosmology: The Case of the Missing Antimatter
    Prof. Anirban Kundu
    University of Calcutta
    Date: 06 February, 2018

  8. Title: Integrability of two-dimensional gravity
    Prof. Amitabh Virmani
    Chennai Mathematical Institute, Chennai
    Date: 31 January, 2018

  9. Title: Stability of Schwarzschild -- a talk in honor of late Prof C V Vishveshwara
    Prof. Amitabh Virmani
    Chennai Mathematical Institute, Chennai
    Date: 29 January, 2018

  10. Title: The status of Higgs physics after its discovery
    Dr. Shankha Banerjee
    Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology, Durham University
    Date: 17 January, 2018

  11. Title: The Quantum and the Continuum : Einstein's Dichotomous Legacies
    Prof. Parthasarathi Majumdar
    RKM Vivekananda University, Belur Math
    Date: 13 January, 2018

  12. Title: Population studies and radiation mechanism of FRBs
    Dr. Mukul Bhattacharya
    University of Texas at Austin
    Date: 11 January, 2018

  13. Title: Determining effects of telescope spatial resolution with synthetic observations of galaxy simula-tions
    Dr. Ayan Acharyya
    Australian National University
    Date: 22 December, 2017

  14. Title: How Answers Lead to Questions in Fundamental Physics
    Prof. Biswarup Mukhopadhyaya
    HRI Allahabad
    Date: 28 November 2017

    Professor Amitabha Ghosh
    Senior Scientist, INSA, Former Director, IIT Kharagpur
    Date: 17 November 2017

  16. Title: Hydrogen Storage on novel 2D materials
    Prof. N. Adhikari
    Central Department of Physics , Tribhuban University
    Date: 16 October, 2017


  1. Title: Recent Develpoments in Analytical Modeling of Cosmological Large Scale Structure
    Dr. Aseem Paranjape
    IUCAA, Pune
    Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2016

  2. Title: Materials Genomics: From Nano-electronics to Battery Technology
    Dr. Saroj K. Nayak
    School of Basic Sciences, IIT Bhubaneswar
    Date: Friday, 22 July, 2016

  3. Title: Hunt for new particles after the discovery of 125 GeV Higgs Boson
    Dr. Biplob Bhattacharya
    CHEP, IISC Bangalore
    Date: Thursday, 18 August, 2016

  4. Title: Cooperativity in Non-Covalent Interactions: Its implications in materials science, catalysis and chemical biology
    Dr. G. Narahari Sastry
    Molecular Modeling Group, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad
    Date: Friday, 16 September, 2016

  5. Title: Solar Magnetic Fields and Cycles: Understanding the Dynamo Mechanism
    Dr. Bidya Binay Karak
    High Altitude Observatory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, USA
    Date: Tuesday, 27 September, 2016

  6. Title: Symmetries, topology and entanglement in condensed matter
    Dr. Subhro Bhattacharjee
    ICTS TIFR, Bengaluru
    Date: Tuesday, 18 October, 2016

  7. Title: Measuring bias and non-Gaussianity with information entropy
    Dr. Biswajit Pandey
    Physics, Visva-Bharati University
    Date: Tuesday, 25 October, 2016

  8. Title: Dynamical imprint of dark matter & interstellar gas on the spiral structure in disk galaxies
    Mr. Soumavo Ghosh
    Dept. of Physics, IISc, Bangalore
    Date: Friday, 11 November, 2016

  9. Title: Conceptual Evolution of Newtonian Mechanics (Series of Lectures)
    Prof. Amitabha Ghosh
    Distinguished Professor and former Director, IIT Kharagpur
    Date: 9 - 11 November, 2016


  1. Title: The Distinguishing Chromatic Number: New and newer results
    Professor Niranjan Balachandran
    Dept. of Mathematics, IIT Bombay
    Date: August 19, 2015

  2. Title: Testing Time-reversal Invariance
    Prof. Palash Baran Pal
    Theory division, SINP, Kolkata
    Date: August 26, 2015

  3. Title: Was Our Cosmic Dawn Higher Dimensional?
    Professor Deshdeep Sahdev
    Department of Physics, IIT Kanpur
    Date: October 09, 2015

  4. Title: Structure and dynamics of compressed molecular ionic solids
    Prof. D.L.V.K. Prasad
    Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
    Date: November 09, 2015

  5. Title: Atoms of space and the nature of gravity
    Professor Thanu Padmanabhan
    Distinguished Professor, IUCAA, Pune
    Date: November 17, 2015

  6. Title: Predicting Pressure Absorbing Materials Through First-Principles Molecular Dynamics Simulation
    Professor Prasanjit Samal
    School of Physical Sciences, NISER, Bhubaneswar
    Date: November 26, 2015

  7. Title: Frontiers of Quantum and Relativistic Effects in Atomic Physics
    Professor P. C. Deshmukh
    Department of Physics, IIT, Madras
    Date: December 04, 2015

  8. Title: Lightest Kaluza-Klein graviton mode in a back-reacted Randall-Sundrum scenario
    Dr. Ashmita Das
    IACS, Kolkata
    Date: January 06, 2016

  9. Title: Strong lens simulations with EAGLE
    Mr. Sampath Mukherjee
    Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Date: January 07, 2016

  10. Title: Mechano-chemistry drives shape transformation in cells
    Prof. Anirban Sain
    Dept. of Physics, IIT Bombay
    Date: January 11, 2016

  11. Title: Complex absorbing potential based accurate bound state methods for decay and resonance problems
    Professor Sourav Pal, FNA, FASc, FNASc, FRSC
    IIT Bombay
    Date: January 13, 2016

  12. Title: Structure formation at high and low redshifts
    Dr. Nishikanta Khandai
    NISER, Bhubaneswar
    Date: January 29, 2016

  13. Title: Multistate problems in Quantum & Statistical Mechanics: Analytically solvable models
    Dr. Aniruddha Chakraborty
    School of Basic Sciences, IIT Mandi
    Date: February 11, 2016

  14. Title: Doing Quantum Chemistry for Large systems
    Dr. Pranab Sarkar
    Department of Chemistry, Visva Bharati, Santiniketan
    Date: February 24, 2016

  15. Title: Nanostructure and Dynamics of Room temperature Ionic Liquids: Effects on CO2 absorption, hydration and anionic effect
    Dr. Arun Venkatnathan
    Department of Chemistry, IISER, Pune
    Date: February 29, 2016

  16. Title: Fractional Poisson Processes
    Prof. P. Vellaisamy
    IIT Bombay
    Date: March 10, 2016

  17. Title: Stochastic Comparisons of Multivariate Models with Special Reference to Multivariate Mixture Models
    Professor Neeraj Misra
    IIT Kanpur
    Date: March 11, 2016

  1. Title: Biomimetic Metal-Radical Complexes Involving Redox-Active Ligands: Molecular and Electronic Structure and Reactivity
    Professor R. N. Mukherjee
    Director, IISER, Kolkata & Professor, Department of Chemistry, IISER, Kolkata
    Date: June 27, 2014

  2. Title: Rigid Rotor and Related Mathematics
    Professor R. P. Malik
    Department of Physics, BHU, Varanasi
    Date: August 27, 2014

  3. Title: Title: Role of theory in the search for the electron electric dipole moment
    Professor Bhanu Pratap Das
    Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics Group, Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore
    Date: September 02, 2014

  4. Title: Systems analysis unravels the origins of the failure of hepatitis C treatment
    Prof. Narendra M. Dixit
    Department of Chemical Engineering, IISc, Bangalore
    Date: October 07, 2014

  5. Title: Do Superstitious Traders Lose?
    Professor Utpal Bhattacharya
    Department of Finance, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HONG KONG & Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
    Date: November 17, 2014

  6. Title: Theoretical Approach to the Design of Novel Magnetic Materials
    Professor Gopalan Rajaraman
    Department of Chemistry, IIT Bombay
    Date: January 21, 2015

  7. Title: Optically generating a bound state in continuum for ultracold atoms and its applications
    Professor Bimalendu Deb
    Dept. of Materials Science, IACS, Kolkata
    Date: February 17, 2015

  8. Title: Some corrections to General Relativity from a class of string theories
    Professor Anirban Basu
    HRI, Allahabad
    Date: February 24, 2015

  9. Title: Holographic c-theorems
    Professor Aninda Sinha
    CHEP, IISc, Bangalore
    Date: February 27, 2015

  10. Title: Light Fields in Cosmology
    Prof. Koushik Dutta
    SINP, Kolkata
    Date: March 30, 2015


  1. Title: Water wave scattering by obstacles
    Professor B. N. Mandal
    Physics and Applied Mathematics Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
    Date: April 17, 2013

  2. Title: Statistical mechanics of inhomogeneous medium: directed transport and non-canonical distribution
    Prof. Arijit Bhattacharyay
    IISER, Pune
    Date: July 22, 2013

  3. Title: Applications of geometry in the physics of phase transitions
    Prof. Tapobrata Sarkar
    Dept. of Physics, IIT Kanpur
    Date: August 12, 2013

  4. Title: Single Molecule Spectroscopy in Live Cell: Solvation, Diffusion, Silencing of Gene
    Professor Kankan Bhattacharyya
    Physical Chemistry Department, IACS, Kolkata
    Date: October 24, 2013

  5. Title: Chemical dynamics in aqueous systems from ab initio and hybrid quantum-classical simulations
    Professor Amalendu Chandra
    Department of Chemistry, IIT, Kanpur
    Date: November 05, 2013

  6. Title: Excursion set formalisms applied to study ionized bubble distributions in the re-ionization era
    Dr. Tirthankar Roy Choudhury
    NCRA-TIFR, Pune
    Date: November 12, 2013

  7. Title: Orthogonal Arrays and Their Construction Procedures
    Professor Kashinath Chatterjee
    Department of Statistics, Visva Bharati, Santiniketan
    Date: November 12, 2013

  8. Title: What does negatively-curved space look like?
    Dr. Tejas Kalelkar
    Dept. of Mathematics, IISER, Pune
    Date: November 25, 2013

    Professor Suman Chakraborty
    Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur
    Date: December 03, 2013


  1. Title: From Natural Numbers to Numbers and Curves in Nature
    Professor Ashok K. Mallik
    Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur
    Date: September 7, 2012

  2. Title: Solar Magnetic Fields, Space Weather and Climate
    Dr. Dibyendu Nandi
    Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata
    Date: October 30, 2012

  3. Title: Magnetic coupling and anisotropy in Metal-based Systems
    Anirban Misra
    Department of Chemistry, University of North Bengal, Siliguri
    Date: November 09, 2012

  4. Title: What is hyperbolic geometry?
    Prof. Mahan Maharaj
    Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University, School of Maths., Belur Math, Howrah
    Date: November 15, 2012

  5. Title: Dependence of diffusion on diffusant diameter in different condensed phases of matter
    Professor S. Yashonath
    Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit, IISc, Bangalore
    Date: December 04, 2012

  6. Title: Oscillators: Old and New
    Prof. Jayanta K. Bhattacharjee
    Director, Harish-Chandra Research Institute (HRI), Allahabad
    Date: January 15, 2013

  7. Title: Design of NLO-materials through sum-over-state approach
    Professor Prasanta K. Nandi
    Department of Chemistry, BESU, Shibpur
    Date: February 11, 2013

  8. Title: DFT of atoms and molecules in Cartesian grid
    Professor Amlan K. Roy
    Department of Chemical Sciences, IISER, Kolkata
    Date: February 25, 2013

  9. Title: An Unbiasedness Approach to Linear Regression Analysis
    Professor P. Vellaisamy
    Department of Mathematics, IIT Bombay
    Date: February 28, 2013

  10. Title: electing the Better of Two Gamma Populations Having Unequal Shape Parameters
    Professor Neeraj Misra
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, IIT Kanpur
    Date: March 01, 2013


  1. Title: Quantum Chemical Studies on Drug Metabolism and Toxicity
    Prof. Prasad V. Bharatam
    Department of Medicinal Chemistry, NIPER, Punjub
    Date: August 9, 2011

  2. Title: Molecular spintronics: The new paradigm of quantum computing
    Prof. Swapan Chakraborty
    Chemistry Dept., Calcutta University
    Date: August 24, 2011

  3. Title: Lie-algebraic study of multidimensional quantum models
    Prof. Asish Ganguly
    Dept. of Mathematics, IIT Kharagpur
    Date: September 2, 2011

  4. Title: Entanglement and black-hole entropy: Universality in all dimensions
    Dr. S. Shankaranarayanan
    IISER, Trivandrum
    Date: November 9, 2011

  5. Title: Combinatorial Computational Materials Design of Functional Materials
    Prof. Thomas Heine
    School of Engineering and Science, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany
    Date: December 16, 2011

  6. Title: Molecular Simulations: The Third Way
    Prof. S. Balasubramanian
    JNCASR, Bangalore
    Date: March 13, 2012


  1. Title: Density Functional Theory at Different Length Scales: Some Recent Results
    Dr. S.K.Ghosh
    Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai
    Date: November 20, 2010

  2. Title: Exploring the Changes in the Structure of α-Helical Peptides Adsorbed on to Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Using Classical Molecular Dynamics Simulation
    Dr. V. Subramaniam
    Scientist, Chemical Laboratory, CLRI, Chennai
    Date: November 20, 2010

  3. Title: In Silico Studies on the Detoxification of Organophosphorus Compounds, Reactivation and Aging Processes of Inhibited AChE
    Dr. B.Ganguly
    Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar
    Date: November 20, 2010

  4. Title: Chemical Reactions In Silico
    Dr. N.Nair
    Department of Chemistry, IIT Kanpur
    Date: November 20, 2010

  5. Title: The Relevance of First Principles Approaches in Macromolecular Structure Prediction and Nanotechnology
    Dr. G.N.Sastry
    Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad
    Date: November 20, 2010

  6. Title: Protein Synthesis: Role of Active Sites
    Dr. N.Nandi
    Chemistry Department, University of Kalyani
    Date: November 20, 2010

  7. Title: Dipolar solute rotation in a supercritical polar fluid
    Dr. J.Chakrabarti
    S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata
    Date: November 20, 2010

  8. Title: The paradigm of inflation: scope, limitations, alternatives
    Dr. L. Sriramkumar
    HRI, Allahabad
    Date: February 05, 2011

  9. Title: Outflows from galaxies
    Dr. Biman Nath
    RRI, Bangalore
    Date: February 05, 2011

  10. Title: Simpson's Paradox and Related Phenomena
    Prof. P. Vellaisamy
    Department of Mathematics, IIT Bombay
    Date: February 18, 2011

  11. Title: Optimal Redundancy Allocations in Systems and Comparison of Component and System Level Redundancies
    Prof. Neeraj Misra
    Head, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, IIT Kanpur
    Date: March 03, 2011

  12. Title: Why a quantum theory of gravity
    Prof. Ghanashyam Date
    IMSc, Chennai
    Date: March 03, 2011

  13. Title: On the measure of spacetime and gravity
    Prof. Naresh Dadhich
    IUCAA, Pune
    Date: March 04, 2011

  14. Title: Explorations in thermodynamics: a fresh look at chemical coupling
    Prof. Asoke P. Chattopadhyay
    Kalyani University
    Date: March 10 , 2011


  1. Title: Uniform density static fluid sphere in higher dimensions and its universality
    Prof. Naresh Dadhich
    Professor Emeritus, IUCAA, Pune
    Date: March 26, 2010

  2. Title: Frames on a Hilbert C* Module
    Prof. R. N. Mohapatra
    Professor, University of Central Florida, USA
    Date: February 05, 2010

  3. Title: Non-iterative approximation to Coupled perturbed Kohn-Sham method (NIA-CPKS): Development of new approach and its application to study electric response properties
    Prof. Sourav Pal, FNA, FASc, FNASc
    National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
    Date: December 31, 2009

  4. Title: Understanding the enzyme important in antibiotic resistance: Computer simulation of b-lactamase enzyme
    Prof. P.Bandyopadhyay
    School of Information Technology, JNU, New Delhi
    Date: December 31, 2009

  5. Title: Transport, magnetic and optical Properties of Graphene Nanoribbons
    Prof. S.K.Pati
    Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore
    Date: December 31, 2009

  6. Title: Electronic shell models in atomic clusters: Applicability and consequences
    Prof. P.Sen
    Harish-Chandra Research Institute (HRI), Allahabad
    Date: December 31, 2009

  7. Title: Implications of “Nearsightedness” for Chemical Concepts
    Prof. P.W.Ayers
    Department of Chemistry & Chemical Bio Science, McMaster University, Canada
    Date: December 31, 2009

  8. Title: Engineering and redesigning of metalloproteins and metalloenzymes: A computational chemistry perspectives
    Prof. V. Subramaniam
    Chemical Laboratory, CLRI
    Date: December 31, 2009

  9. Title: Density Functional Theory at Different Length Scales: A Versatile Tool for Materials Modelling
    Prof. S.K.Ghosh
    Professor, BARC, Mumbai
    Date: December 31, 2009

  10. Title: Online Algorithms for Searching and Exploration in the Plane
    Prof. Subir Kumar Ghosh, FNASc
    Professor, TIFR, Mumbai
    Date: December 29, 2009

  11. Title: Neutral Collective Excitations in Fractional Quantum Hall Effect
    Dr. Sudhansu S. Mandal
    IACS, Kolkata
    Date: October 19, 2009

  12. Title: The Elephant and the Flea - Cheminformatics with Electron Density-Derived Descriptors
    Prof. N. Sukumar
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
    Date: September 15, 2009


  1. Title: On gravitational dynamics
    Prof. Naresh Dadhich
    IUCAA, Pune
    Date: March 18, 2009

    Prof. A. Basu
    Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
    Date: March 16, 2009

  3. Title: Early earth
    Prof J.L. Vigneresse
    Fac de Sciences, Nancy-Université, France
    Date: March 9, 2009

  4. Title: Treating large molecular clusters by ab initio methods
    Prof S R Gadre, FNA, FASc
    Department of Chemistry, Pune University
    Date: February 25, 2009

  5. Title: Are there atoms in a molecule?
    Prof. Patrick Bultinck
    Head, Quantum Chemistry Group, Ghent University
    Date: February 19, 2009

  6. Title: Ricci Flows and General Relativity
    Prof. Joseph Samuel
    Raman Research Institute, Bangalore
    Date: February 19, 2009

  7. Title: Chemistry and physics of correlated electrons
    Prof. S. Ramasesha
    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
    Date: February 04, 2009

  8. Title: Time independent density functional theory for excited state: formalism and applications
    Prof. M. K. Harbola
    IIT, Kanpur
    Date: February 04, 2009

  9. Title: Dynamics in Room Temperature Ionic Liquids: Theory and Experiments
    Prof. Ranjit Biswas
    S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata
    Date: November 20, 2008

  10. Title: Is (Dirac)-Hermiticity necessary in Quantum Physics
    Dr. Pijush K Ghosh
    Department of Physics, Visva Bharati, Shantiniketan
    Date: October 21, 2008

  11. Title: A Quantum - Classical Approach to the Photo absorption spectrum of Pyrazine, Butatriene and Benzene Cation
    Dr. Satrajit Adhikari
    I.A.C.S, Kolkata
    Date: September 15, 2008

  12. Title: The Capacitated Max-k-cut Problem
    Prof. Ramesh Krishnamurti
    School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University
    Date: April 04, 2008


  1. Title: Hawking radiation and anomalies II
    Prof. Rabin Banerjee
    S N Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata
    Date: Thursday, March 27, 2008

    Prof. N. Nayak
    S N Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata
    Date: Monday, March 24, 2008

  3. Title: Nonlinear Dynamics Experiments in Plasma
    Prof. A. N. Sekar Iyenger
    SINP, Kolkata
    Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2008

  4. Title: Sub-exponential attentuation of waves in a periodic structure
    Dr. Anindya Chatterjee
    Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bangalore
    Date: Friday, February 08, 2008

  5. Title: The phenomenon of dynamical scaling of structure factor
    Dr. S. Mazumder
    Solid State Physics Division, BARC, Trombay, Mumbai
    Date: Monday, February 04, 2008

  6. Title: Bosons and fermions in harmonically trapped optical lattices
    Mr. Kaushik Mitra
    Department of Physics, University of Maryland, USA
    Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2008

  7. Title: Spin squeezing and entanglement
    Dr. N. Nayak
    S.N.B.N.C.B.S, Kolkata
    Date: Thursday, December 27, 2007

  8. Title: INFORMATICS as a FUNDAMENTAL SCIENCE and its relation to physics and mathematics
    Prof. Jozef Gruska
    Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republik
    Date: Friday, December 14, 2007

  9. Title: Fifty years of the publication of BCS Theory of Superconductivity
    Prof. S. N. Behera
    Ex-Director, IOP, Bhubaneswar
    Date: Tuesday, October 09, 2007

  10. Title: Gravity in higher dimensions
    Professor Naresh Dadhich
    Director, IUCAA, Pune
    Date: Monday, April 23, 2007

  11. Title: Neutrinos in nuclear and particle astrophysics
    Prof. Kamales Kar
    Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata
    Date: Friday, April 13, 2007


    Professor Sir Michael V. Berry
    H.H.Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, UK
    Date: Monday, March 12, 2007

    Professor Sir Michael V. Berry
    H.H.Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, UK
    Date: Wednesday, Thursday, March 07-08, 2007

  3. Title: Hydrogen molecule under intense laser fields
    Prof. B. M. Deb
    Vikram Sarabhai Research Professor (JNCASR, Bangalore)
    SNBNCBS, Kolkata
    Date: Friday, February 02, 2007

  4. Title: Convergent story of a divergent viscosity
    Prof. Jayanta K. Bhattacharjee
    Department of Theoretical Physics, IACS, Kolkata
    Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2007

  5. Title: Does the everyday world really obey quntum mechanics?
    Prof. A.J.Leggett
    Department of Physics, UIUC, USA
    Date: Friday, January 19, 2007

  6. Title: Many electrons together: strange goings--on in solids
    Professor T. V. Ramakrishnan
    DAE Homi Bhabha Professor
    Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
    Date: Tuesday, January 16, 2007

  7. Title: How much of quantum mechanics is really needed to defy Extended Church-Turing Thesis?
    Sudhir Kumar Singh
    Univ. of California, Los Angeles
    Date: Friday, October 13, 2006

  8. Title: Creative role of noise in nature
    Prof. Arun Jayannavar
    Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar
    Date: Wednesday, August 02, 2006

  9. Title: Group representations and coherent states
    Prof. N.Mukunda
    Centre for High Energy Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
    Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2006

  10. Title: Wigner Distributions in Quantum Mechanics
    Prof. N.Mukunda
    Centre for High Energy Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
    Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2006


  1. Title: Monogamy of quantum entanglement
    Dr. Somshubhro Bandyopadhyay
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Institute of Quantum Information Science, The University of Calgary, Canada
    Date: Monday, March 6, 2006

  2. Title: Graph laplacian and their separability
    Dr. Sibasish Ghosh
    Department of Computer Science, The University of York, U.K.
    Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2006

    Dr. Arunava Chakrabarti
    Department of Physics, University of Kalyani
    Date: Monday, December 26, 2005

  4. Title: A time-dependent perturbative study of the shallow water hydraulic jump
    Dr. Arnab K. Ray
    HRI, Allahabad
    Date: Thursday, December 15, 2005

  5. Title: Towards a new Molecular Systems Biology and Engineering
    Prof. Sunil Nath
    Department of Bio Chemical and Bio Technlogy, IIT, Delhi
    Date: Thursday, November 17, 2005

  6. Title: Synchronization: A Universal Concept in Nonlinear Sciences
    Prof. Juergen Kurths
    Director, Interdisciplinary Centre for Dynamics of Complex Systems and Institute of Physics, Potsdam University, Germany
    Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2005

  7. Title: Role of Spin-Orbit Coupling in Spintronics
    Dr. Sudhansu S. Mandal
    Theoretical Physics Department, IACS, Kolkata
    Date: Tuesday, November 08, 2005

  8. Title: Classical and Bayesian reliability estimation of the negative binomial distribution
    Prof. Ajit Chaturvedi
    Department of Statistics, University of Delhi
    Date: Thursday, October 06, 2005

  9. Title: Power of quantum entanglement: Winning some pseudo-telepathic game
    Mr. Samir Kunkri
    Indian Statstical Institute, Kolkata
    Date: Thursday, July 21, 2005

  10. Title: Quantum nonlocality; Can we use it?
    Dr. Guruprasad kar
    Indian Statstical Institute, Kolkata
    Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2005

  11. Title: Quantum impossibility turns into useful task
    Dr. Guruprasad kar
    Indian Statstical Institute, Kolkata
    Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2005

  12. Title: Dependence of multi-transonic accretion on black hole spin
    Ms. Paromita Barai
    Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA
    Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2005

  13. Title: Introduction to multi-transonic black hole accretion
    Dr. Tapas K. Das
    Harish Chandra Research Instiute, Allahabad
    Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2005

  14. Title: Title: N* spectrum with irreducible baryon operators in lattice QCD
    Dr. Subhasish Basak
    Department of Physcs -- TQHN Division, University of Maryland, USA
    Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2005


  1. Title: Fractionally Quantized Magnetization Plateaus of Low Dimensional Spin Systems
    Dr. Sujit Sarkar
    Post doctoral Fellow, Weizmann Institute, Isreal
    Date: Thursday, February 24, 2005

  2. Title: he righting of a cat in free fall: Zero angular momentum turns
    Prof. Narendra Kumar
    Director, Raman Research Institute, Bangalore
    Date: Tuesday, January 11, 2005

  3. Title: Dimensional reduction in turbulence under rotation
    Prof. J. K. Bhattacharjee
    Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata
    Date: Friday, November 19, 2004

  4. Title: Response of Hard Duffing Oscillator - Analytical, Numerical and Experimental Results
    Prof. A. K. Mallik
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur
    Date: Saturday, November 6, 2004

  5. Title: From Natural Numbers to Numbers and Curves in Nature
    Prof. A. K. Mallik
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur
    Date: Friday, November 5, 2004

  6. Title: The concept of Pareto-optimality and how Genetic Algorithms handle it
    Prof. Nirupam Chakrabarti
    Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, IIT Kharagpur
    Date: Tuesday, October 5, 2004


  1. Title: Facts and Laws : Possibilities and Logic
    Prof. Barry Hartley Slater
    Department of Philosophy, School of Humanities, University of Western Australia
    Date: Wednesday, February 4, 2004

  2. Title: Studies of the Conductance of Quantum Wires
    Prof. Diptiman Sen
    Centre forTheoretical Studies Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
    Date: Wednesday, May 14, 2003


  1. Title: Classical and Quantum Oscillations of General Anharmonicity - II
    Dr. Swapan Mandal
    Department of physics Visva-Bharati, Shantiniketan
    Date: Thursday, February 20, 2003

  2. Title: Classical and Quantum Oscillations of General Anharmonicity - I
    Dr. Swapan Mandal
    Department of physics Visva-Bharati, Shantiniketan
    Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2003

  3. Title: Abrupt changes in the Indian summer monsoon and their links to the North Atlantic Ocean during the last 11,000 years
    Dr. Anil K. Gupta
    Department of Geology and Geophysics Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
    Date: Thursday, February 13, 2003

  4. Title: A new method for computing sharp and scalable bounds on errors in approximate zeros of high degree univariate polynomials using high precision and non-linear optimization.
    Prof. Sudebkumar Prasant Pal
    Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
    Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2002

  5. Title: Understanding the structure and dynamics in the condensed state through computer simulations
    Dr. Balasubramanian Sundaram
    Chemistry and Physics of Materials Unit, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore
    Date: Monday, October 28, 2002

  6. Title: Configuration Interaction Study of Diatomic Molecules
    Prof. Kalyan K. Das
    Department of Chemistry, Jadavpur University, Kolkata
    Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2002

  7. Title: Chaos in Physiological Systems
    Dr. Suptendra Nath Sarbadhikari
    School of Medical Science and Technology, I.I.T., Kharagpur
    Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2002

  8. Title: Evolution of the theory of Optimization
    Dr. Joydeep Dutta
    Department of Mathematics, I.I.T., Kharagpur
    Date: Wednesday, September 4, 2002

  9. Title: Evaluation of a regional meteorological model
    Prof. A. Chandrasekar
    Department of Physics and Meteorology, I.I.T., Kharagpur
    Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2002


  1. Title: Overview of coupled-cluster method for electronic structure and properties
    Dr. Sourav Pal
    Theory Group, Physical Chemistry Division, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
    Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2002

  2. Title: On the connectedness and complexity of regions visible due to multiple reflections
    Prof. Sudebkumar Prasant Pal
    Department of Computer Science and Engineering, I.I.T., Kharagpur
    Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2002

  3. Title: Liquid Crystals: Elastostatics and Phase transitions
    Prof. Shri Singh
    Department of Physics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
    Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2002

  4. Title: Exact vibration control of a hybrid rectangular space structure and stabilization by a damper
    Prof. Sujit K. Bose
    Retd. Professor of Mathematics, S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata
    Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2002

  5. Title: Modern Human Origins
    Prof. V. Eswaran
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, I.I.T., Kanpur
    Date: Friday, January 18, 2002

  6. Title: Sound in Sand
    Prof. Surajit Sen
    State University of New York, Buffalo, USA
    Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2002

  7. Title: Relativistic formalism for scattering from two-centre Potetial
    Dr. H. K. Chauhan
    Govt. PG College Nalagarh, H.P.
    Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2002

  8. Title: Calculus of Operator Functions and Operator Convexity
    Prof. A. L. Brown
    Centre for Advanced Studies in Mathematics, Punjab University, Chandigarh
    Date: Thursday, November 22, 2001

  9. Title: Silicon Carbide - an emerging wide band gap semiconductor
    Dr. C. Jacob
    Material Science Centre, IIT, Kharagpur
    Date: Wednesday, November 21, 2001

  10. Title: Dynamics of the transition region and the corona as seen from the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO)
    Dr. Dipankar Banerjee
    Centre for Plasma Astrophysics, K.U.Leuven Celestijnenlaan 200 B, 3001Heverlee, Belgium
    Date: Thursday, November 1, 2001

  11. Title: Aspects of Cosmic defects in Liquid Crystals
    Rajarshi Ray
    Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar
    Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2001

  12. Title: Tight-binding Modeling and generation of Wannier-like orbitals from First-principles: A new LMTO Tool to understand Physics and Chemistry of Materials
    Dr. Tanusri Saha-Dasgupta
    S. N. Bose. National Center for Basic Sciences, Calcutta
    Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2001

  13. Title: Numerical Characterisation of DNA Primary Sequences
    Prof. Ashesh Nandy
    Environmental Program, Jadavpur University, Calcutta
    Date: Friday, September 21, 2001

  14. Title: Computer Simulation Studies of Complex Systems
    Dr. Sanjoy Bandyopadhyay
    Department of Chemistry, I.I.T., Kharagpur
    Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2001

  15. Title: Astrophysical consequences of diquark formation on the surface of strange star
    Prof. Jishnu Dey
    Azad Physics Centre, Dept. of Physics, Maulana Azad College, Calcutta
    Date: Wednesday, August 29, 2001

  16. Title: Effective Neutrino Photon Interaction in a Magnetized Medium
    Dr. Avijit K. Ganguly
    Theory Group, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Calcutta
    Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2001

  17. Title: Genes, Proteins and Behaviour
    Dr. Subrata Ganguli
    Formerly Visiting Fellow, NCBS, Bangalore
    Date: Wednesday, August 1, 2001

  18. Title: Polymer on Fractals
    Dr. Sanjay Kumar
    Department of Physics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
    Date: Thursday, June 7, 2001

  19. Title: Black Holes in the Brane World
    Prof. Gautam Sengupta
    I.I.T., Kanpur
    Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2001

  20. Title: Inflation and graceful exit in the Randall-Sundrum 2-brane model
    Somdatta Bhattacharya
    Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Calcutta
    Date: Monday, May 21, 2001

  21. Title: Theoretical Modelling of Oscillations in Solar Prominences
    Dr. P. S. Joarder
    Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune
    Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2001

  22. Title: Perturbative study of classical Ablowitz-Ladik type soliton dynamics in relation to energy transport in alpha-helical proteins
    Prof. Kalyan Kundu
    Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar
    Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2001

  23. Title: Luttinger Liquids
    Dr. Pradeep Mohanty
    Theory Division, TIFR, Mumbai
    Date: Wednesday, April 4, 2001


  1. Title: Mesoscopic systems
    Prof. Sumathi Rao
    Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad
    Date: Thursday, March 29, 2001

  2. Title: Using Ultra Cold atoms to test the idea of Protective measurements in Quantum Mechanics
    Prof. N. D. Hari Dass
    Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai
    Date: Monday, March 12, 2001

  3. Title: Light as particle or wave?
    Prof. G. S. Sanyal
    I.I.T., Kharagpur
    Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2001

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