Dr. Santosh Kumar Das

Assistant Professor



Address: F-16, Academic Block B


Courses Taught
Quantum Mechanics, Statistical Mechanics 
Areas of Research
Heavy-ion collisions, Quark gluon plasma, QCD at high temperature, Transport theory and its application in heavy-ion collisions, Heavy quark diffusion in QCD matter
Educational Qualifications

  1. Ph.D : Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Kolkata, 2012
  2. M. Phil: Sambalpur University, Sambalpur, Odisha 2007
  3. M.Sc : Sambalpur University, Sambalpur, Odisha 2005.
  4. B.Sc : Vyasanagar College (Utkal University), Jajpur Road, Jajpur, Odisha, 2003

Professional Appointments

  • Assistant Professor: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Goa, India, June 2018-Present
  • Associate Professor: School of Nuclear Science and Technology, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China, December 2017- June 2018
  • Post Doc: Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Catania, Catania, Italy, January, 2013 - July 2017
  • Post Doc:  University of Seoul, Seoul, South Korea, May 2012 - September, 2012

Recent Publications
  • Santosh K. Das, Salvatore Plumari, Sandeep Chatterjee, Jane Alam, Francesco Scardina, Vincenzo Greco, Directed Flow of Charm Quarks as a Witness of the Initial Strong Magnetic Field in Ultra-Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions, Phys. Lett. B 768 (2017) 260264.
  • Laura Tolos, Juan M. Torres-Rincon, Santosh K Das,  Transport coefficients of heavy baryons, Phys. Rev. D94 (2016) 034018.
  • Santosh K Das, Francesco Scardina, Salvatore Plumari and Vincenzo Greco,  Toward a solution to the RAA and v2 puzzle for heavy quarks, Phys. Lett. B 747 (2015) 260.
  • Santosh K Das, Francesco Scardina, Salvatore Plumari and Vincenzo Greco, Heavy Flavor in Medium Momentum Evolution: Langevin vs Boltzmann, Phys.Rev. C90 (2014) 044901.
  • Santosh K Das and Jane Alam, Transport Coefficients of Gluonic Fluid, Phys Rev D 83, 114011.
  • Recognition and Awards

    • Seal of excellence from European Commission, 2017
    • Outstanding thesis award from Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai, 2015