Computational Material Science



  • PhD in Physics (Theoretical) from S. N. Bose National Centre For Basic Sciences, Kolkata, India (2015)
  • M.Sc. in Physics from University of Calcutta (2009)
  • B.Sc. in Physics (Honours) from University of Calcutta (2007)


Professional Experience

  • Postdoctoral research associate, Rutgers University, NJ, USA (04/2019 to Present)
  • Postdoctoral research associate, Seoul National University, South Korea, (05/2016 to 01/2019)
  • Postdoctoral research associate, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, (04/2015 to 03/2016)
  • VIsiting Scientist, JNCASR, Bengaluru, India (10/2014 to 01/2015)

Research Experience

Electronic and magnetic structure of correlated materials

  • Study of electronic structure of 3d, 4d and 5d transition metal based compounds
  • Study of Fermi surface of metals and transport properties
  • Study of magnetic interactions in real materials


Effect of spin-orbit coupling on real correlated materials

  • Study of quantum Hall effects in layered and bulk materials
  • Study of topological semimetals


Study of layered heterostructures

  • Electronic and magnetic structure of transition metal heterostructures
  • Quantum anomalous Hall effect in monolayer and bilayers of chalcogenides

Technical Skills

First principles based packages 

  • VASP, Plane wave basis, Pseudopotential
  • Quantum espresso, Plane wave basis, Pseudpotential
  • Wien2k, Muffin-Tin basis, Full Potential
  • OpenMx, LCAO basis
  • TB-LMTO-ASA, Muffin-Tin orbital basis
  • NMTO, Nth Order Muffin-Tin Orbital
  • Wannier90, Maximally Localized Wannier functions

Programming languages

  • Fortran (Advanced)
  • Python (preliminary)


  • LATEX, Linux, Windows, Open Office, MS Power Point, Parallel computation


  • Ranked 63 in JEST examination (All India examination) in Physics in 2009 to get Junior Research Fellowship for PhD
  • Qualified National Eligibility Test (All India examination, NET) in Physical Sciences conducted by CSIR-UGC to get Lectureship (LS) in 2009 for eligibility of lectureship in all colleges/universities in India
  • Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (All india examination, GATE), in Physics, in 2009 with 83 percentile for admission in M.Tech in all IITs in India
  • Awarded best oral presentation of year 2013 in Bose Fest at S N Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences 
  • Awarded best oral presentation of year 2014 in Bose Fest at S N Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences 

Reviewed Journals

Physical Review B, Physical Review Materials, Physical Review Letter

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