Dr. Santosh Kumar Das

Designation : Associate Professor (Program Chair)

Broad Area of Expertise : Physics

Email : santosh{at}iitgoa.ac.in

Contact Number : 0832 249 0139

Address : F-16, Academic Block B

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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

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

Courses Taught

UG Courses:
PH101: Quantum Physics and Applications
PH103: UG Physics Lab
PG/PhD Courses:
PH802: Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics
PH806: Field Theory

Institute Elective:

IE601:Numerical Simulation and Its Applications

Professional Appointments

  1. Associate Professor: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Goa, India, September 2023-Present
  2. Assistant Professor: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Goa, India, June 2018-September 2023
  3. Associate Professor: School of Nuclear Science and Technology, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China, December 2017- June 2018
  4. Post Doc: Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Catania, Catania, Italy, January 2013 - July 2017
  5. Post Doc: University of Seoul, Seoul, South Korea, May 2012 - September 2012

Recent Publications

 1. Thermalization and isotropization of heavy quarks in a non-Markovian medium in high-energy nuclear collisions, Pooja, Santosh K. Das, Vincenzo Greco, Marco Ruggieri, Phys.Rev.D 108 (2023) 5, 054026 

2. Yifeng Sun, Salvatore Plumari, Santosh K. Das, Exploring the effects of electromagnetic fields and tilted bulk distribution on directed flow of D mesons in small systems, Phys.Lett.B 843 (2023) 138043

3. Marco Ruggieri, Pooja, Jai Prakash, Santosh K. Das, Memory effects on energy loss and diffusion of heavy quarks in the quark-gluon plasma, Phys.Rev.D 106 (2022) 3, 034032

4. Jai Prakash, Manu Kurian, Santosh K. Das, Vinod Chandra, Heavy quark transport in an anisotropic hot QCD medium: Collisional and Radiative processes, Phys. Rev. D, 103, 9, 094009 (2021)

5. Santosh K. Das, Jane Alam, Salvatore Plumari, Vincenzo Greco,Transmission of airborne virus through sneezed and coughed droplets, Phys. Fluids 32, 097102 (2020)

6. Salvatore Plumari, Gabriele Coci, Vincenzo Minissale, Santosh K. Das, Yifeng Sun, Vincenzo Greco, Heavy-light flavour correlations of anisotropic flows at LHC energies within event-by-event transport approach, Phys. Lett. B, 805 (2020) 135460

Recognition and Awards

  1. Seal of excellence from European Commission, 2017
  2. Outstanding thesis award from Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai, 2015
  3. Member, National Academy of Sciences India, Allahabad, 2023

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