Name: Dr.(M/S). Swapna Mahapatra
Qualification: M.Phil, Ph.D., Post Doctoral fellow at Tata Institute of fundamental research (Mumbai), Institute of Mathematical Sciences (Chennai), CSIR Scientific Pool Officer; Alexander Von Humboldt Fellow (Germany)
Phone No.: +91-9437305305
E-mail ID: swapna(dot)mahapatra(at)gmail(dot)com, swapna(at)iopb(dot)res(dot)in
- 1. High Energy Physics
- Gravitation and Cosmology
- M.Sc. (Adv. Particle Physics-I, II; Mathematical Methods, Electrodynamics; Computational Methods in Physics).
- M.Phil. (Gravitation, Numerical methods).
- Ph.D. Course work (Particle Physics Elective, Research methodology and IT).
- MPhil Guidance:
|Sl No||Name of the Scholar||Year of award of Degree||Topic of MPhil Thesis||Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)|
|1||Mamata Prusty||A study of CP violation|
|2||Snigdha Panigrahi||De Sitter solution in general theory of relativity|
|3||Namita Panda||A study of 3-D geometry of black holes and thermodynamics|
|4||Nirakar Prasad Samantray||Dark matter and dark energy|
|5||Dipika Jena||Spontaneous symmetry breaking|
|6||Jyotsna Mohapatra||Black hole thermodynamics|
|7||Suchismita Samantaray||String propagation in curved background|
|8||Priyadarshini Dash||A study of gravitational waves|
|9||Dhaneswar Behera||Critical phenomena and thermodynamic geometry of blackholes|
|10||Diptimayee Mahakur||Thermodynamics and phase transition in 4D rotating AdS blackhole|
|11||Baijayantibala Ranasingh||A study of Tsallis distribution function|
|12||Subhadra Karan||Preparation and characterization of Cu-doped ZnO nanostructures|
- PhD Guidance:
|Sl No||Name of the Scholar||Year of award of Degree||Registration No||Name of the Co-guide if any||Fellowship received if any during research||Topic of PhD Thesis||Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)|
|1||Subhashree Mohanty||` Continuing||01-Physics-2012-13||Dr. GaganMohanty (TIFR)||DST-INSPIRE fellowship||A study of CP violation in charmless B Meson decays||Has important implication for matter-antimatter asymmetry in the Universe.|
|2||Priyanka Priyadarsini Pruseth||` Continuing||08-Physics-2012-13||UGC-BSR fellowship||Phenomenology of Quark-gluon-plasma and dual gravitational description||Has important implication the structure of early universe and duality symmetry|
|3||Jahangir Mohammed||` Continuing||02-Physics-2012-13||Prof. Swadhinanda Patnaik (Inst. Of Mathematics and applications)||UGC-BSR fellowship||Study of Cellular Automata and its application to Physics||Has important application in statistical mechanics. Phase transiton in 2D ising model has been studied by using cellular automata.|
|4||Debashis Sahoo||` Continuing||01-Physics-2017-18||Dr. Gagan Mohanty (TIFR)||TIFR Fellowship||Search for lepton flavour violation in tau decays||It is a clear signal of new Physics beyond standard model.|
|5||Masoom Singh||` Continuing||02-Physics-2017-18||Dr. Sajib Kumar Agarwalla (Institute of Physics)||DST-INSPIRE fellowship||Exploring the fundamental properties of Neutrino from oscillation experiments.||Has important implications in understanding the fundamental properties of neutrino s and mixing of different species of neutrinos.|
|6||Rajesh Sahoo||` Continuing||04-Physics-2016-17||Prof. Sanjay Nayak (DG, CIPET)||CIPET fellowship||Development and characterization of PVDFbased systems for piezoelectric applications||Has potential applications in in insulation of electric wires, production of composite electrodes lithium-ion batteries, thermal camera sensors and also has biomedical sciences.
Journal Publications :
- International Publications:
1 Physics Potential of the ICAL detector at the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) ICAL Collaboration p1-134, e-Print: arXiv:1505.07380 [physics.ins-det] (2015). 2015-16
2 Accretion of radiation and rotating Primordial black holes, Swapna Mahapatra, Bibekananda Nayak Â (2015) (accepted for publication). 2015-16
3 A simple technique for gamma ray and cosmic ray spectroscopy using plastic scin-tillator, Akhilesh P. Nandan, Sharmili Rudra, Himangshu Neog, S. Biswas, S. Ma-hapatra, B. Mohanty, P. K. Samal, arXiv:1407.7181 [physics.ins-det] (2014). 2014-15
4 Deformations of special geometry: in search of the topological string, Gabriel Lopes Cardoso, Bernard de Wit and Swapna Mahapatra, JHEP 09, 096, p1-45 (2014) (Springer, Germany). 2014-15
5 Non-holomorphic deformations of special geometry and their applications,Gabriel Lopes Cardoso, Bernard de Wit and Swapna Mahapatra, Springer Proc.Phys. 144, p1-58 (2013) (Springer, Germany). 2013-14
6 BPS black holes, the Hesse potential and the topological string, Gabriel Lopes Cardoso, Bernard de Wit and Swapna Mahapatra, Journal of High Energy Physics (JHEP) 1006, 052, p1-29 (2010) (Springer, Germany). 2010-11
7 Subleading and nonholomorphic corrections to N = 2 BPS black hole entropy, Gabriel Lopes Cardoso, Bernard de Wit and Swapna Mahapatra, JHEP 0902, 006, p1-47 (2009) (Springer, Germany). 2009-10
8 Black hole entropy functions and attractor equations, Gabriel Lopes Cardoso, Bernard de Wit and Swapna Mahapatra, JHEP 0703, 085, p1-22 (2008) (Springer, Germany). 2008-09
9 The mixed black hole partition function for the STU model, Gabriel Lopes Cardoso, Justin R. David, Bernard de Wit and Swapna Mahapatra, JHEP 0812, 086, p1-16 (2008) (Springer, Germany). 2008-09
10 Moduli and (un)attractor black hole thermodynamics, Dumitru Astefanesei, Kevin Goldstein and Swapna Mahapatra, Gen.Rel.Grav.40, p2069-2105 (2008) (UK). 2008-09
11 Exploring the relation between 4D and 5D BPS solutions, Klaus Behrndt, Gabriel Lopes Cardoso and Swapna Mahapatra, Nucl. Phys. B 732, p200-223 (2006) (North Holland). 2006-07
12 On the relation between BPS solutions in 4D and 5D, Klaus Behrndt, Gabriel Lopes Cardoso and Swapna Mahapatra, Int. Jour. Mod. Phys. D 10, p1603-1618 (2006) (Singapore) (Invited Plenary talk in “Einstein’s Legacy in the new millennium”). 2006-07
13 De Sitter vacua from N=2 gauged supergravity, Klaus Behrndt and Swapna Mahapatra, JHEP 0401, 068, p1-25 (2004) (UK). 2004-05
14 Intersecting six-branes from new seven manifolds with G(2) holonomy, Klaus Behrndt, Gianguido Dall’Agata, Dieter Lust and Swapna Mahapatra, JHEP 0208, 027, p1-25 (2002) (Springer, Germany). 2002-03
15 Noncommutativity in linear dilaton background, Sandip Bhattacharyya, Alok Ku-mar and Swapna Mahapatra, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 16 p2263-2272 (2001) (Singapore). 2001-02
16 Supersymmetric con gurations in Euclidean Freedman-Schwarz model, Swapna Mahapatra and Harvendra Singh, Phys. Lett. B 486, p322-328 (2000) (North Holland). 2000-01
17 Supersymmetric con gurations in Euclidean Freedman-Schwarz model, Swapna Mahapatra and Harvendra Singh, Phys. Lett. B 486, p322-328 (2000) (North Holland). 2000-01
18 Black holes and op transitions in M theory on Calabi-Yau threefolds, Ingo Gaida, Swapna Mahapatra, Thomas Mohaupt and Wafic Sabra, Class. Quant. Grav. 16, p419-433 (1999) (UK). 1999-00
19 Eiguchi-Hanson metric from various limits, Swapna Mahapatra, e-print: hep-th/9908048, p1-12 (1999). 1999-00
20 Planetoid Strings: solutions and perturbations, Sayan Kar and Swapna Mahapatra, Class. Quant. Grav. 15, p1421-1436 (1998) (UK). 1998-99
21 String propagation in four dimensional dyonic black hole background, Swapna Mahapatra, Phys. Rev. D 55, p6403-6408 (1997) (USA). 1997-98
22 From Type IIA black holes to T dual type IIB D instantons in N=2, D=4 super-gravity, Klaus Behrndt, Ingo Gaida, Dieter Luest, Swapna Mahapatra and Thomas Mohaupt, Nucl. Phys. B 508, p659-699 (1997) (North Holland). 1997-98
23 A tachyonic extension of the stringy no go theorem, Swapna Mahapatra, Karmadeva Maharana and Lambodar P. singh, Phys. Rev. D 55, p6600-6602 (1997) (USA). 1997-98
24 D-instantons and black holes in N=2, D=4 supergravity, Klaus Behrndt, Dieter Luest, Ingo Gaida, Swapna Mahapatra and Thomas Mohaupt, in “Theory of Ele-mentary particles”, Buckow, p77-85 (1997) (Invited talk in Buckow, Germany). 1997-98
25 Duality and self-dual triplet solutions in Euclidean gravity, Swapna Mahapatra, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 11, p2669-2680 (1996) (Singapore). 1996-97
26 Tachyon condensates and anisotropic Universe, Swapna Mahapatra and Sudipta Mukherji, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 10, p183-192 (1995) (Singapore). 1995-96
27 On the rotating charged black string solution, Swapna Mahapatra, Phys. Rev. D 50, p947-951 (1994) (USA). 1994-95
28 Exact duality and nilpotent gauging, Alok Kumar and Swapna Mahapatra, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 9, p925-934 (1994) (Singapore). 1994-95
29 Three point functions of nonunitary minimal matter coupled to gravity, Debashis Ghoshal and swapna Mahapatra, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 8, p197-208 (1993)(Singapore). 1993-94
30 Four dimensional two-brane solution in chiral gauged Wess-Zumino-Witten model, Swapna Mahapatra, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 7, p2999-3006 (1992) (Singapore). 1992-93
31 Construction of physical states of nontrivial ghost number in C 1 string theory, Camillo Imbimbo, Swapna Mahapatra and Sunil Mukhi, Nucl. Phys. B 375, p399-420 (1992) (North Holland). 1992-93
32 Target space interpretation of new moduli in 2D string theory, Swapna Mahapatra, Sudipta Mukherji and Anirvan M. Sengupta, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 7, p3119-3128 (1992) (Singapore). 1992-93
33 Even integer lattices from simply laced GKO cosets, Charanjit S. Aulakh and Swapna Mahapatra, International Journal of Mod. Phys. A 6, p3781-3796 (1991) (Singapore). 1991-92
34 Perturbed superpotentials for coset models, Swapna Mahapatra, Phys. Lett. B 264, p50-56 (1991) (North Holland). 1991-92
35 Covariant one-loop amplitude on an annulus, Swapna Mahapatra and J. J. Rajasekaran, p1-19 (1989) (SLAC Library, USA). 1989-90
36 SU(3) SU(2) U(1)n from a Z(4) orbifold model, Swapna Mahapatra, Phys. Lett. B 223, p47 (1989) (North Holland). 1989-90
37 A six point amplitude for open ten-dimensional superstring in bosonic formulation, Swapna Mahapatra, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 4 (1989), p47 (Singapore). 1989-90
38 Supergravity induced E(8) gauge hierarchies, Swapna Mahapatra and B. B. Deo, Phys. Rev. D 38, p3554 (1988) (USA). 1989-90
39 Fermion condensates and weak symmetry breaking in a superstring based model, Swapna Mahapatra and S. P. Misra, Phys. Rev. D 33, p3464 (1986) (USA). 1989-90
40 Grand Unification and supergravity in SO(10), Swapna Mahapatra, S. P. Misra, Phys. Rev. D 31, p656 (1985) (USA). 1989-90
41 Two neutral Z bosons in an SO(10) supergravity model, Swapna Mahapatra and Snigdha Mishra and S. P. Misra, Phys. Rev. D 30, p2019 (1984) (USA). 1989-90.
- National Publications:
- Review Articles(State Level Publications):
Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):
- Presented/Published in proceedings
1 International 7; National 10
- Edited Books :
- Text Books :
- Book Chapters :
- Research Books :
- L.K.Panda Award for securing highest mark in Predoctoral Diploma (Institute of Physics).
- Predoctoral Fellowship (Institute of Physics) (1982-83).
- Doctoral Fellowship (Institute of Physics) (1983-90).
- CSIR Scientist Pool grant (1994-1996).
- Postdoctoral Fellowship (Institute of Mathematical Sciences) (1992-94).
- Postdoctoral Fellowship (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research) (1990-92).
- Bhagyalaxmi Memorial Gold Medal of Utkal University (1979) for securing 1st position in Physics Hons.
- Rai Bahadur B.N.Mishra Gold Medal of Utkal University (1979)(Best Lady Â Graduate).
- Bijay Govinda SmarakiÂ Vigyan Award (2005).
- Associate Faculty, ICTS-TIFR, Bangalore (2014-2017).
- Mahamaya Pattanaik Smruti Sanman, Vigyan Prachar Samiti (2009).
- Adjunct faculty,Â Harish Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad (2011-2014).
- Max Planck Fellowship, Germany (2006, 2008, 2010, 2014).
- Harvard Fellowship, USA (2003).
- CERN Visiting Scientist, Switzerland (1995, 2012).
- ICTP Associateship, Trieste, Italy (1996-2003).
- Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, Germany (1996-1997, 2005, 2013).
1 23 years
- Important Activities:
1 Research in High Energy Physics, Gravitation and Cosmology
- Research Projects Undertaken:
1 National Mega Science project: India based Neutrino Observatory (INO)
- Invited Lectures:
1 Approximately 60 in number
- Administrative/Executive experience:
1 Head, Dept of Physics, U.U.(2010-2012; 2014-2017)
2 Director R&D, Utkal University;
3 Dean, Faculty of Science;
4 Member, University Research Council;
5 Coordinator BARC-Utkal Outreach Centre;
6 Coordinator IDP (world bank project);
7 Member, IQAC;
8 Member PMU, RUSA;
9 Core Committee member of DST-SERC School in High Energy Physics;
10 Coordinator DRS program, Dept of Physics;
11 Coordinator DST-PURSE program
- Conference organized as Organizing Secretary:
1 Organiziing Committee member/Secretary (7 International Conferences; 8 National Conferences);
- Honorary Advisory committee member, Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust, Odisha branch, Satyabhamapur, (birth place of Utkal Gauraba Madhusudan Das), Cuttack; Popular science lectures in colleges; Science based TV programs in DD Odia; Radio talks in Odia, Popular Science articles in Odia newspaper