Dr. Sudipta Kanungo

Designation : Assistant Professor

Broad Area of Expertise : Physics

Email : sudipta{at}iitgoa.ac.in

Contact Number : 0832-2490-140

Address : F-15, Academic Block B

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Educational Qualifications

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

Areas of Research

Density Functional Theory based electronic structure calculations of Quantum Materials and Quantum phases, Quantum Magnetism, Topological Phases, 2D layered materials.


Courses Taught

UG Courses:
PH101: Quantum Physics and Applications
PH103: UG Physics Lab
PG/PhD Courses: 
PH803: Advanced Quantum Mechanics
PH807: Physics of Materials


Professional Appointments

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

Recent Publications

  • K. C Kharkwal, Roumita Roy, H. Kumar, A. K Bera, S. M Yusuf, A. K Shukla, K. Kumar, Sudipta Kanungo*, A. K Pramanik*. Phys. Rev. B 102, 174401 (2020)
  • X. Y. Dong, Sudipta Kanungo, Binghai Yan, C. X. Liu; Time-reversal breaking topological phases in anti-ferromagnetic Sr2FeOsO6 films. Phys. Rev. B 94, 245135 (2016). 
  • 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).
  • B. Yan, A. K.  Paul,  S. Kanungo, M. Reehuis, A. Hoser, D. Tbbens, W. Schnelle, R. Williams,  T.   Lancaster,  F. Xiao, J.  Mller, 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 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).

Recognition and Awards

  1. Visiting Scientist Award from RIKEN, Wako-Shi, Japan. (2016-2018)
  2. INSPIRE faculty award from Department of Science & Technology, India - 2016.

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