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  • Research Group (ALICE)

    ALICE Experiment @ LHC, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
    [Funding Agency: DST, Govt. of India: Rs. 81 Lakhs (2013-14), Rs. 3.20 Crores (2014-2019)]

    Grid Computing in ALICE @ LHC
    (Funding Agency: DAE-DST, Govt. of India: Rs. 56 Lakhs (XII Plan period: Approval awaited))

    Postdoctoral Research Associates/Visiting Scientists (Advisor: Dr. Raghunath Sahoo):

    1. Dr. Sudipan De, Ph.D. VECC, Kolkata, Postdoctoral Fellow-III (18 August 2016-)

    2. Dr. Swatantra Tiwari, Ph.D. BHU, Varanasi, Postdoctoral Fellow-III (08 February 2016-)

    3. Dr. M. Younus, Ph.D. VECC, Kolkata, Postdoctoral Fellow-II (07 July 2017- 25 May 2018) (Presently in Johannesburg, South Africa )

    4. Dr. Deepika Rathee, Ph.D. Punjab University, Chandigarh, Visiting Researcher (14 Sept. 2016- 16 Feb. 2017) (Presently at Fermi Lab, USA)

    5. Dr. Aditya Nath Mishra, Ph.D. IIT Indore, Visiting Researcher (13 July 2016- 07 April 2017) (Presently at: National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico )

    6. Dr. Prakhar Garg, Ph.D. BHU, Varanasi, Postdoctoral Fellow (ALICE-Project) (May 2015- 31 May 2016) (Presently at Stony Brook University, New York, USA)

    7. Dr. Trambak Bhattacharyya, Ph.D. VECC, Kolkata, Postdoctoral Fellow (ALICE-Project) (01 December 2014- 18 January 2016) (Presently at University of Cape Town, South Africa)

    8. Dr. Nirbhay Kumar Behera, Ph.D. IIT Bombay, Mumbai, Postdoctoral Fellow (ALICE-Project) (15 December 2014- April 2015) (Presently at Inha University, Incheon, South Korea)

    Ph.D. Students (Degree Awarded) (Thesis Advisor: Dr. Raghunath Sahoo):

    1. Dr. Aditya Nath Mishra
      Thesis Title: Multihadron Production in High-Energy Collisions and Forward Rapidity Measurement of Inclusive Photons in Pb+Pb collisions at 2.76 TeV in ALICE Experiment at LHC. (01 July 2016) (Presently Postdoc at: National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico )

    2. Dr. Ajay Kumar
      Thesis Title: Conceptual Design of Lambda Disks Detector for the PANDA Experiment. (11 August 2016) (Presently at: Benaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi, India (UGC D.S. Kothari Fellow))

    Ph.D. Students (Ongoing) (Thesis Advisor: Dr. Raghunath Sahoo):

    1. Pooja Pareek (MHRD-TA)
      Thesis Title: Neutral pion and Direct Photon Measurement in p+p in ALICE Experiment at LHC.

    2. Pragati Sahoo (ALICE Project-JRF)
      Thesis Title: Neutral pion and Direct Photon Measurement in p+Pb Collisions in ALICE Experiment at LHC.

    3. Dhananjay Thakur (CSIR-UGC-JRF)
      Thesis Title: Measurement of J/psi production in propton+proton collisions at 13 TeV in ALICE Experiment at LHC.

    4. Arvind Khuntia (MHRD-TA)
      Thesis Title: Measurement of Phi meson production in 5.02 TeV proton+proton collisions by the ALICE Experiment at LHC.

    5. Sushanta Tripathy (DST-INSPIRE)
      Thesis Title: Measurement of Phi meson production (with PID) in 5.02 TeV proton+proton collisions by the ALICE Experiment at LHC.

    6. Rutuparna Rath (DST-INSPIRE)
      Thesis Title:

    7. Suman Deb (MHRD-TA)
      Thesis Title:

    MSc Research Projects And External Internship:

    1. Malavika P. S., MSc (Phys.), National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, Kerala (2018, Under IASc Summer Internship Program )

    2. Sharath Narayan, BSc, Magaluru, Karnataka (2018, Under IASc Summer Internship Program )

    3. Rinkesh Panigrahi, BS-MS-I, IISER Kolkata (2018)

    4. Abhishek Nath, BS-MS--III, IISER Kolkata (2018)

    5. Bhubanambika Pari, BS-MS-I, IISER Kolkata (2018)

    6. Debasish Sahoo, MSc, IIT Indore (2018-19)

    7. Pavis, S., MSc, IIT Indore (2018-19)

    8. Ashish Bisht, MSc, IIT Indore (2018-19)

    9. Soumya Dansana, Int. MSc (Phys.), IISER, Kolkata (2017)
      Multipartonic Interactions and their Observable Effects at the LHC. (arXiv:1709.06358)

    10. Purushottam Sahu, MSc (Phys.), NIT, Rourkela (2017)
      Non-extensivity and $x_T$-scaling in p+p collisions at the LHC.

    11. Nilotpal Kakati, MSc (Phys.), IISER, Mohali (2017)
      Transport properties of Quark Gluon Plasma. (arXiv:1709.06352)

    12. Tribhuban Parida, MSc (Phys.), Utkal University, Bhubaneswar (2017)
      Color Percolation and deconfinement transition in Proton+Proton collisions.

    13. Pramod Sharma, MSc (Phys.), IIT Indore (2017-18)
      High-temperature Bose-Einstein Condensation.

    14. Kunal Sahu (NIT Rourakela, Odisha, 2016)
      Limiting Fragmentation in Thermal Model.

    15. Prateek Kumar (IIT Indore, 2016)
      Application of Non-extensive Statistical Mechanics in High-Energy Collisions.
      arXiv:1606.06898, Eur. Phys. J. A 52, 289 (2016) [Impact Factor: 2.373].

    16. Sunil Jhakar (IIT Indore, 2016)
      Baryon Stopping and Equation of State in Heavy-Ion Collisions.
      arXiv:1611.05078, Phys. Rev. C 95, 044903 (2017) [Impact Factor: 3.308].

    17. B.Tech. Projects:

      1. Anmol Arora (CSE-IInd yr BTech-IIT Indore)
        Application of Softcomputing Technologies in Heavy-Ion Collisions (2015)

      2. Eshan Yash Sharma (EE-IIIrd yr BTech-IIT Indore)
        Development and Characterisation of Gas Electron Multiplier (GEM) Detector: Application in High Energy Physics (2014).

      3. Ankit Kumar Verma (ME-IIIrd yr BTech-IIT Indore)
        Development and Characterisation of GEM Detector: Biomedical Applications (2014).


      Research Group (CBM)

      Compressed Baryonic Matter Experiment (CBM) @ FAIR, GSI, Darmstadt, Germany
      (Funding Agency: FAIR-INDIA, DST, Govt. of India)

      • Dr. Raghunath Sahoo
        Principal Investigator and Team Leader

      Ph.D. Students (Thesis Advisor: Dr. Raghunath Sahoo):