Assistant Professor



Address: F-15, Academic Block B


Courses Taught
PH 107: Quantum Physics and application
PH 108: Basic Electricity and Magnetism
PH 117: Physics Lab
Areas of Research
Density Functional Theory based electronic structure calculations, Complex Oxides, Correlated Electronic and Magnetic phenomena, Topological Phases, 2D layered materials, Spin-Orbit coupling driven phases.
Educational Qualifications

  • Ph.D, July 2008 - May 2013, Department of Condensed Matter Physics and Material Science, S. N Bose National Centre for Basics Sciences, Kolkata.
  • M.Sc Physics, 2005 - 2007, Department of Physics, University of Calcutta.
  • B. Sc (Hons) Physics, 2002 - 2005, Narasinha Dutt College, University of Calcutta.

Professional Appointments

  • Assistant Professor, School of Physical Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Goa, Ponda- 403401.
    July 2018-till date
  • DST Inspire Faculty, Physics Department, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, Howrah -711103
    November 2016 - June 2018
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, Centre for Emergent Matter Science, RIKEN, Wako-shi, Japan.
    Aug 2016 - Oct 2016.
  • Post Doctoral Research Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden, Germany.
    June 2013-July 2016

Representative Publications
  • Sudipta Kanungo, Kailash Mogare, Binghai Yan, Manfred Reehuis, Andreas Hoser, Claudia Felser, and Martin Jansen ; Weak orbital ordering of Ir-t2g states in the double perovskite Sr2CeIrO6. Phys. Rev. B 93, 245148 (2016).
  • Sudipta Kanungo, Binghai Yan, Patrick Merz, Claudia Felser, and Martin Jansen; Na4IrO4: Square-Planar Coordination of a Transition Metal in d5 Configuration due to Weak On-Site Coulomb Interactions Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 54, 5417 (2015).
  • B. Yan, A. K. Paul, S. Kanungo, M. Reehuis, A. Hoser, D. Többens, W. Schnelle, R. Williams, T. Lancaster, F. Xiao, J. Möller, S. Blundell, W. Hayes, C. Felser, and M. Jansen; Lattice-Site-Specific Spin Dynamics in Double Perovskite Sr2CoOsO6. Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 147202 (2014).
  • Sudipta Kanungo, Binghai Yan, Martin Jansen, and Claudia Felser; Ab-initio study of low-temperature magnetic properties of double perovskite Sr2FeOsO6. Phys. Rev. B 89, 214414 (2014).
  • Sudipta Kanungo, Satyaki Kar, and T. Saha-Dasgupta.; Tuning of magnetic ground state of spin ½ square lattice compound Zn2VO(PO4)2 through chemical substitution. Phys. Rev. B 87, 054431 (2013).
  • K. Tarafder, S. Kanungo, P. M. Oppeneer, and T. Saha-Dasgupta; Pressure and Temperature Control of Spin-switchable Metal-organic Coordination Polymers from ab-initio Calculations. Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 077203 (2012).
  • E. Jakobi, S. Kanungo, S. Sarkar, S. Schmitt, and T. Saha-Dasgupta ; LDA+DMFT study of Ru-based perovskite SrRuO3 and CaRuO3. Phys. Rev. B (Rapid) 83, 041103 (2011).
  • Recognition and Awards

    • INSPIRE faculty award from Department of Science & Technology, India - 2016.
    • Visiting Scientist Award from RIKEN, Wako-Shi, Japan. (2016-2018)
    • Max Planck Fellow, Max Planck Society, Germany from 2013-2016