Dr. Pratap Kumar Swain

Assistant Professor

Teaching Experience:

  • S. in mathematical Physics (Classical Mechanics, Statistical Mechanics and Quantum Mechanics) at NIT Arunachal Pradesh fromJuly 2015 to present.
  • Tech 1st year Engineering Physics – I, and Engineering Physics-II (both theory and Practical) at NIT Arunachal Pradesh from 18th October 2013 to present.
  • Tech. 1st year Physics I Tutorial(T) at Dept. of Physics & Meteorology, IIT Kharagpur 1 semester (2 terms) from 2010 to 2012.
  • Tech. 1st year Physics I Lab(P) at Dept. of Physics & Meteorology, IIT Kharagpur 1 semester (3 terms) from 2010 to 2012.
  • M. Sc. Physics Optics Lab(P)at Dept. of Physics & Meteorology, IIT Kharagpur 1 semester (1 term) from 2010 to 2012.Thesis Review by Me:1. Examine PhD thesis entitled “Density dependence of the symmetry energy and the equation of state of isospin asymmetric nuclear matter with phenomenological effective interaction” of Suparna Chakraborty, Physics Department, NIT Durgapur.Project Details:
    1. Title: CNT to enhance the performance of gas sensor; Sponsored Agency: NIT Arunachal Pradesh; Investigators: PI: Dr. S. Maity , Co-PI: DR. P. Chakraborty  and Dr. P. K. Swain .

    Academic Records:

  • Ph. D.              2013                     IIT Kharagpur
  • M. Tech          2009                     NIT Durgapur
  • M. Sc               2006                    Utkal University
  • B. Sc                2004                     Utkal University

Honours, Scholarships and Extra Curricular Achievements

  • Best Teacher Award of NIT Arunachal Pradesh for the year 2014-15.
  • Qualified GATE 2007 Examination with All India Rank 541.
  • Qualified Joint CSIR-UGC JRF Examination with UGC JRF Rank.
  • Best Graduate Topper of 2004 batch of Kendrapara College.

Workshops/Conferences/Seminar/School Organized:

  • One day research seminar on “Application of basic Science in Engineering and Technology” on 7th November, 2015.

Workshop/Conference/School Attended

  • Short term Course on Advanced Materials & Nano-technology, June 20-24, 2016 at NIT Durgapur.
  • One day Workshop on Virtual Laboratory organized jointly by NIT Arunachal Pradesh and IIT Guwahati on 2nd April, 2016 at NIT Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Teachers’ Training and Research programme on title “Pedagogical aspects of Laboratory Experiments and Students Project” organized by NIT Arunachal Pradesh from 28th September, 2015 to 3rd October, 2015 at NIT Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Advances in Semiconductors, Communication, Electronics and Nanotechnology, May 26 – 30, 2014 at NIT Arunachal Pradesh, India.
  • National Strings Meeting 2013 organized by Dept. Physics, IIT Kharagpur from 22nd December, 2013 to 27th December, 2013 at IIT Kharagpur, India.
  • Indian Strings Meeting 2012 organized by HRI, Allahbad from 16th December, 2012 to 21st December, 2012 at Puri, Odisha, India.
  • Spring School on Superstring Theory and Related Topics, 2012 organized by ICTP from 19th March, 2012 to 27th March, 2012 at ICTP, Trieste, Italy.
  • National Strings Meeting 2011 organized by Department of Physics & Astrophysics from 7th December, 2011 to 12th December, 2011 at Delhi University, New Delhi, India.
  • International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Physics (ICTAP-2011), 2011 at Department of Physics & Meteorology, IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India.
  • International Conference on “New Trends in Field Theories” organized by Dept. of Physics, BHU from 7th February, 2011 to 12th February, 2011 BHU, Varanasi, U.P, India.
  • Indian Strings Meeting 2011 organized by IOP, Bhubaneswar from 4th January, 2011 to 11th January, 2011 at Puri, Odisha, India.
  • Advanced String School 2010 organized by IOP, Bhubaneswar from 4th October, 2010 to 10th October, 2010 at Puri, Odisha, India.
  • National Strings Meeting 2010 organized by Department of Physics, IIT Bombay from 10th February, 2010 to 15th February, 2010 at IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India.
  • Preparatory SERC School 2009 in Theoretical High Energy Physics organized by Dept. of Physics, IIT Madras from 4th October, 2009 to 30th October, 2010 at IIT Madras, Chennai, India.
  • National Workshop on “Quest for Advanced Materials,” at Department of Physics, NIT Durgapur, West Bengal on February 26, 2008.
  • National Workshop on “Relevance of Physics Education in Present Technological Scenario,” at Department of Physics, NIT Durgapur, West Bengal on January18-19, 2008.

Seminars and Talks:

  1.  “Application of AdS/CFT correspondence” on a research seminar topic Application of Basic Science in Engineering and Technology held on 7th November, 2015.
  2.  “String Theory- A Theory of Every Thing?” on Research Summit at NIT Arunachal Pradesh, India in April, 2015.
  3. “Motivation for PhD students” on 27th January, 2015 at NIT Arunachal Pradesh.
  4.  “Multispins Spiky Strings in Lunin-Maldacena Background,” at Theory Division, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, India in April, 2013.
  5.  “Semiclassical Strings in Beta-deformation Backgrounds” at Dept. of Physics & Meteorology, IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India in July, 2012.
  6.  “D-branes in PP-wave Backgrounds of I-brane” on Research Scholar Day at Dept. of Physics & Meteorology, IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India in March, 2012.
  7.  “D-branes in a Linear Dilaton PP-wave Bacground” on Research Scholar Day at Dept. of Physics & Meteorology, IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India in December, 2010.

List of Scientific Publications:

1.      D. K. Das, P. K. Swain and S. Sahoo, “Graphene in Turbine Blades,” Mod. Phys. Lett. B, Vol. 30, No. 20, 1650262 (2016).

2. Pratap K. Swain, K. L. Panigrahi and S. Maity, “Super symmetry D-brane solutions in Godel Universe,”IJCST, 2, 319 (2014).

3.      S. Maity and Pratap K. Swain, “On steady flow of thin liquid film over a porous stretching sheet in presence of transverse magnetic field,” IJCST, 2, 335 (2014).

4.      K. L. Panigrahi, P. M. Pradhan and Pratap K. Swain, “Three Spin Spiky Strings in ?- deformed Background,” JHEP 1206, 057 (2012) arXiv:1203.3057 [hep-th].

5.      K. L. Panigrahi, P. M. Pradhan and Pratap K. Swain, “Rotating Strings in AdS_4 X CP^3 with B_{NS} Holonomy,” JHEP 1201, 113 (2012) arXiv:1109.2458 [hep-th].

6.      R. R. Nayak and Pratap K. Swain, “Note on I-brane Near Horizon PP-wave Background,” Nucl. Phys. B 848, 490 (2011) [arXiv:1012.2772 [hep-th].

7.      R. R. Nayak and Pratap K. Swain, “Fundamental String (Membrane) Orbiting D5 (M5)-branes,” Int. J. Mod. Phys. A 26, 3065 (2011)[arXiv:1011.1216 [hep-th]].

8. Pratap K. Swain, “D3-branes at angel in a linear dilaton pp-wave background,” Mod. Phys. Lett. A 25, 3219 (2010) [arXiv:1006.3189 [hep-th]].

9.      S. Sahoo and Pratap K. Swain, “Supersymmetric Z-prime Models,” Orissa Journal of Physics, 16, 7, 2009.

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