**PEOPLE**

ACADEMIC

**Shivani Agarwal**
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Machine learning and learning theory
**Sajini Anand P S**
Nonlinear Dynamical Systems, Topological methods for Data Analysis, Signal Processing, Time series analysis
**Amit Apte**
Dynamical Systems and Data Assimilation
**Gyan Bhanot**
Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA
Cancer Bioinformatics and Population Genetics
**Deepak Bhat**
Non-equilibrium statistical physics and biological physics
**Saurish Chakrabarty**
Theory of the glass transition, Systems with competing interactions and frustration
**Kedar Damle**
TIFR, Mumbai & Joint Faculty ICTS-TIFR, Bangalore
**Subinoy Das**
Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore
Dark matter, dark energy, neutrino cosmology, modified gravity theory and their possible astrophysical tests
**Justin David**
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
String Theory
**Kusum Dhochak**
Condensed Matter Physics, Strongly correlated systems, Topological Phases
**Abhijit Gadde**
Institute for Advanced Study, USA
Theoretical Physics
**Archisman Ghosh**
Cosmology, Gravitational-wave physics
Max Planck Prize Postdoctoral Scholar
**Abhirup Ghosh**
Gravitational-wave physics, Testing general relativity
Ph.D student
**Rajesh Gopakumar**
Theoretical Physics with a focus on Quantum Field Theory and String Theory
Director, ICTS
**Karthik Gurumoorthy**
Amazon Development Centre, Bangalore
Dynamical Systems and Data Assimilation, Density Estimation, Image Analysis
**Mark Hannam**
Cardiff University, UK
Numerical Relativity and Gravitational-Wave Astronomy
**Sascha Husa**
Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain
Theoretical Astrophysics
**Bala Iyer**
International Centre for Theoretical Sciences
Gravitational-wave physics, analytical relativity
**Zubin Jacob**
University of Alberta
Quantum Photonics, Materials Design
**Badri Krishnan**
Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) and Institute for Gravitational Physics of the Leibniz Universität Hannover
**Manas Kulkarni**
The City University of New York, USA
Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics
**Anupam Kundu**
Non-equilibrium statistical physics, stochastic thermodynamics and Brownian motion
**Swapna Mahapatra**
Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
String Theory, Particle Physics.
**Nachiketa Mishra**
Computational Mathematics and Numerical Analysis
Airbus Prize Postdoctoral Fellow
**Prithvi Narayan**
AdS/CFT correspondence & supersymmetric quantum field theories
**Deepu P**
Turbulence-particle interaction, Biophysical aerodynamics
**Loganayagam R.**
String theory, Black hole physics and Quantum field theory
**T G Ramesh**
International Centre for Theoretical Sciences
**Madan Rao**
Raman Research Institute, Bangalore
**Sumathi Rao**
Harish-Chandra Research Institute
Condensed Matter Physics
**Souvik Roy**
Inverse problems in fluid flows and medical Imaging, PDE framework for stochastic process and shape optimization
**Diptiman Sen**
Centre for High Energy Physics,Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Condensed Matter Physics, Quantum Field Theory
**Prajval Shastri**
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
The physics of accreting supermassive black holes using empirical investigations at multiple wavelengths
**Ravi Sheth**
International Centre for Theoretical Physics and The University of Pennsylvania
Cosmology
**Aninda Sinha**
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
String Theory
**Abhiram Soori**
Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
Postdoctoral Visiting Scientist
**Shashi Thutupalli**
Joint Faculty - NCBS and ICTS
Collective behavior and Self-organization in Non-equilibrium and Non-linear systems
**Divya V.**
Fluid mechanics, non-linear dynamics and inverse problems
Airbus Prize Postdoctoral Fellow
**Vishal Vasan**
Partial Differential Equations, Nonlinear waves and Fluid Mechanics
**Nisheeth Vishnoi**
École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne EPFL
Theoretical Computer Science
**Spenta R. Wadia**
High Energy Physics, String Theory, Quantum Gravity
Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Founding Director, ICTS
** Past Members **
**Sivaram Ambikasaran**
Fast algorithms, Numerical linear algebra, Approximation theory, Data assimilation, Computational statistics
**K. G. Arun**
Chennai Mathematical Institute
Gravitational-wave physics and astrophysics
**Manjari Bagchi**
Neutron stars, astrophysics
Postdoctoral Visiting Scientist
**Rukmini Dey**
Harish Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad
Mathematics
**Avinash Dhar**
International Centre for Theoretical Sciences
String Theory, High Energy Physics
**Amol Dighe**
TIFR, Mumbai & Joint Faculty ICTS-TIFR, Bangalore
**Rohini Godbole**
Centre for High Energy Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
**Karthik Gurumoorthy**
Dynamical Systems and Data Assimilation, Density Estimation, Image Analysis
Airbus Prize Postdoctoral Fellow
**Bala Iyer**
Raman Research Institute
Gravitational-wave physics, analytical relativity
**Kavita Jain**
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
Statistical Physics, Evolutionay Biology
**E. D. Jemmis**
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram
**Hong Liu**
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
**Subha Majumdar**
TIFR, Mumbai & Joint Faculty ICTS-TIFR, Bangalore
Cosmology
**Satya Majumdar**
Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Modèles Statistiques (LPTMS)
Statistical Physics
**Mayank Mehta**
Department of Physics and Astronomy, UCLA
Neuroscience
**Shiraz Minwalla**
TIFR, Mumbai & Joint Faculty ICTS-TIFR, Bangalore
String Theory
**Tapan Mishra**
Condensed Matter Physics
Postdoctoral Visiting Scientist
**Sanjoy Mitter**
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Electrical Engineering
**Seema Nanda**
CAM-TIFR & Joint Faculty ICTS-TIFR, Bangalore
**Ravi Nanjundiah**
Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, IISc
Earth Sciences
**N Raja**
TIFR, Mumbai & Joint Faculty ICTS-TIFR, Bangalore
**C.S Rajan**
TIFR, Mumbai & Joint Faculty ICTS-TIFR, Bangalore
**Sumathi Rao**
Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad
**Srikanth Sastry**
Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore
**Krishnendu Sengupta**
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Sciences, Kolkata
Condensed Matter Physics
**Ajay Sood**
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
**V. Srinivas**
TIFR, Mumbai & Joint Faculty ICTS-TIFR, Bangalore
**Sandip Trivedi**
TIFR, Mumbai & Joint Faculty ICTS-TIFR, Bangalore
String Theory
**Vijay Varma**
Gravitational-wave physics
Visiting Student
**Yuki Yokokura**
String theory and quantum gravity, black hole (thermodynamics and information problem), and thermodynamics