Before I introduce myself, it is a great pleasure for me to thank Mr. Akash Jain, our ex-student, who designed this page.

Welcome to my homepage. My name is Suvankar Dutta, a theoretical physicist working at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal. My research area is string theory.


Fellowship & Projects

  • Simons Associateship by International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) for five years starting from January 2015.
  • DST Project on Free Fermions and Quantum Gravity for three years (August 2017 to July 2020).

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Currently I have been working on the following subjects.

Recent publications

Full list of publications can be found on INSPIRE-HEP database.

Research Group

Current Members

Arghya Chattopadhyay

Ph.D. Student (Since 2014)
Working on AdS/CFT, Unitary matrix model

Debangshu Mukherjee

Project Student (2018-)
Working on AdS/CFT.


PhD Student (2017-)
Working on Supersymmetric Gauge Theories, matrix model and AdS/CFT.

Parita Rajkumar

MS Student
Working on CFT

Saurish Khandelwal

MS Student
Working on CFT

Former Members

Subhash Mahapatra

Post-doctoral fellow (November, 2017- February, 2018)

Parikshit Dutta

Post Doctoral Fellow (October 2014 - September 2016)

Dibakar Roychowdhury

Postdoctoral Fellow

Akash Jain

Project Student (2013-14)

Kaushik Roy

Project Student

Charubala C S

Project Student

Rahul Soni

MS Project Student

Sachin P Shain

MS Project Student (2015-2016)

Ritwika Chakraborty

MS Project Student (2015-2016)

Hare Krishna

MS Project Student (2016-2017)

Harsh Sahu

MS Student
Working on CFT


I am teaching Quantum Mechanics I PHY 303 in this semester (August 2018 to November 2018).

In the past I have taught

  • PHY 3XX - Statistical mechanics
  • PHY 4XX - Electrodynamics and Special Theory of Relativity
  • PHY 3XX - Mathematical Methods II
  • PHY 101 - Mechanics

Seminars and Conferences

  • ICTP, INFN Milano Bicocca, CERN - Geneve, May/June, 2018 : From Phase Space to Integrable Representations and Level-Rank Duality. Slides
  • JNU, April, 2017 : Emergent phase space description of unitary matrix model. Slides
  • QST Seminar, TIFR, March, 2017 : Emergent phase space description of unitary matrix model. Slides
  • IIT Kanpur, February, 2017 : Emergent phase space description of unitary matrix model. Slides
  • 8th Indian Strings Meeting, December 2016, IISER PUNE : Unitary matrix model and Riemann zeros Slides
  • ICTP, December 10, 2015 : Unitary Matrix model and Free fermions Slides
  • ICTP, December 5, 2007 : Free fermions and thermal AdS/CFT Slides
  • ICTS, June, 2016 : Mean-field theory for AdS black hole Slides
  • IISc Bangalore, January, 2011 : Holographic Hydrodynamics Slides
  • University of Edinburgh, July 2011 : To find the dual geometry of 1+1 dimensional non-relativistic plasma Slides

Indian String Theory

  • Upcoming activities in string theory and related areas can be found here

High Energy Family of India

  • All high energy activities in our country can be found here.

XX SERC Preparatory School

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal organised Preparatory SERC School in Theoretical High Energy Physics from June 29 to July 25, 2015.

  • Details of the school can be found here


Suvankar Dutta
Office No. 113, Academic Building I
Department of Physics, IISER Bhopal
Bhopal By-pass Road, Bhauri
Bhopal - 462066 (MP), India
  +91-755-699 1233