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Personal Profile of Dr. Abhishek Chowdhury

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Dr. Abhishek Chowdhury
Title : Assistant Professor
School : Basic Sciences
Office (Room No.) : #123 SBS, IIT Bhubaneswar, Argul, Khordha - 752050
Phone No. (Office) : +91 6747135174
Email : achowdhury@iitbbs.ac.in, achowdhurig@gmail.com
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Courses Taught
2017-18 | Seiberg Witten Theory (M.Sc. & PhD); 2019 (Spring) | M.Sc. Thesis; 2019 (Autumn) | Electrodynamics for Engineers (PH3L001), Quantum Mechanics I (PH5L003), B. Tech Physics Lab (PH1P001), M.Sc. Thesis I
Research Interests
My main research interest revolves around black holes in string theory though during the postdoctoral studies I ventured into ”Moonshine” and string cosmology. I also closely follow developments in entanglement entropy, information theory, lower-dimensional gravity etc.
Degree Discipline Year School
Ph.D. Theoretical Physics (String Theory & Black holes) 2016 Harish Chandra Research Institute (DAE), Allahabad
M.Sc. Theoretical Physics 2011 Harish Chandra Research Institute (DAE), Allahabad
B.Sc. Physics (Hons.) 2009 St. Xaviers College, Kolkata
Recent Publications (International Journals)
A Banlaki, A Chowdhury, C Roupec, T Wrase, "Scaling limits of dS vacua and the swampland", Journal of High Energy Physics 2019 (3), 65
A Banerjee, A Chowdhury, S Thakur, G Yang, "On interpolating anomalous dimension of twist-two operators with general spins", Journal of High Energy Physics 2019 (7), 86
A Banlaki, A Chowdhury, A Kidambi, M Schimpf, H Skarke, T Wrase, "Calabi-Yau manifolds and sporadic groups", Journal of High Energy Physics 2018 (2), 129
A Chowdhury, M Honda, S Thakur, "S-duality invariant perturbation theory improved by holography", Journal of High Energy Physics 2017 (4), 137
A Chowdhury, RS Garavuso, S Mondal, A Sen, "Do all BPS black hole microstates carry zero angular momentum?", Journal of High Energy Physics 2016 (4), 82
A Chowdhury, A Saha, "Phase structure of higher spin black holes", Journal of High Energy Physics 2015 (2), 84
A Chowdhury, RK Gupta, S Lal, M Shyani, S Thakur, "Logarithmic corrections to twisted indices from the quantum entropy function", Journal of High Energy Physics 2014 (11), 2
A Chowdhury, RS Garavuso, S Mondal, A Sen, "BPS state counting in N= 8 supersymmetric string theory for pure D-brane configurations", Journal of High Energy Physics 2014 (10), 186
A Chowdhury, S Lal, A Saha, A Sen, "Black hole bound state metamorphosis", Journal of High Energy Physics 2013 (5), 20
Academic Honors & Awards
  • Co-PI on an Indo (DST) – Austrian (OEAD) cooperation grant of 28000 euros
  • Infosys Best Thesis Award of 1.5 lakh rupees.
  • DAE research fellowships throughout Masters (JRF) & Graduate studies (SRF)