Biophysical chemistry and molecular dynamics simulations, Mechano-chemistry, Equilibrium and non-equilibrium statistical mechanics of soft matter, Structure and dynamics of polymers/ macromolecules, Synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials and their application in catalysis of chemical reactions including organic transformation, Design and synthesis of novel classes of organic macromolecules and their applications in material science.A well-equipped synthesis lab is available for the research in experimental chemistry. A central facility of sophisticated analytical instruments have been planned for the next year.
Quantum information theory, Non Equilibrium quantum systems, Physics of soft materials: Theory and simulations, Plasmonic systems: Experiments and Numerical simulations. Transport studies in 2D materials and perovskites.Research opportunities include strong exposure to high performance computing platforms, numerical simulations using Mathematica, Matlab, and COMSOL Multiphysics, working with sophisticated experimental facilities such as UHV thin film deposition system, hydrocarbon free RF/DC sputter systems, experimental arrangement to map dispersion characteristics of plasmons using Photon tunnelling and facility for measurements at temperatures down to 1.5 K.
Functional Analysis, Differential Equations and Several Complex Variables.