Educational Background:
M. Sc. (Physics), University of Calcutta (1984)
Ph.D. (Condensed Matter physics), University of Calcutta (1993)
Professional Background:
Postdoctoral Fellow (French Govt. C.I.E.S. Fellowship): Grenoble High Magnetic Field Lab (GHMFL), France, 199394
Postdoctoral Fellow (UNESCO Shortterm Fellowship): GHMFL, France, 199394
Postdoctotal Fellow (Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship): University of Göttingen, Germany & GHMFL, France (199496)
Lecturer: Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Calcutta (1996  1998)
Reader: Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Calcutta (1998  2002)
Associate Professor: Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Calcutta (2002  2006)
Professor: Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Calcutta (2006  2014)
Senior Professor: Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Calcutta (2014  2021)
Emeritus Professor, S.N. Bose National Centre, Calcutta (2021 Till date)
Important awards and fellowship of academies:
Elected Fellow of Indian National Science Academy, 2021
Elected Fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences, 2019
Research award from Third World Academy of Sciences, Italy, 2002
SINP Foundation Day Awards for high quality publications in 2010 and 2011
Main area of work:
Topological Insulator, Dirac/Weyl Semimetals and study of magnetic, optical and electronic properties
Strongly correlated electron system (Superconductivity, MetalInsulator Transitions, Colossal Magnetoresitance)
Charge Density Wave, van der Waals systems, etc
Significant Recent Publications:
Weak antilocalization effect and triply degenerate state in Cudoped CaAuAs:
S. Malick, A. Ghosh, C. K. Barman, A. Alam, Z. Hossain, P. Mandal, and J. Nayak
Phys. Rev. B 105, 165105 (2022)
Interplay between charge density wave order and magnetic field in nonmagnetic rareearth tritelluride LaTe3: A. Pariari, S. Koley, S. Roy, R. Singha, M. S. Laad, A. Taraphder and P. Mandal, Phys. Rev. B 104, 155147 (2021)
Critical behavior in the van der Waals itinerant ferromagnet Fe4GeTe2: S. Mondal, N. Khan, S. M. Mishra, B. Satpati, and P. Mandal, Phys. Rev. B 104, 094405 (2021)
Signature of topological nontrivial band structure in Ta3SiTe6: S. Roy, R. Singha, A. Ghosh, and P. Mandal, Phys. Rev. Materials 5, 064203 (2021)

Topological Hall effect in the antiferromagnetic Dirac semimetal EuAgAs: A. Laha, R. Singha, S. Mardanya, B. Singh, A. Agarwal, P. Madal, and Z. Hossain, Phys. Rev. B 103, L241112 (2021)
Magnetic and magnetocaloric properties of layered van der Waals CrCl3: S. Mondal, A. Midya, M. M. Patidar, V. Ganesan and P. Mandal, Appl. Phys. Lett. 117, 092405 (2020)
Lattice dynamics of the topological Dirac semimetal LaAgSb2 with charge density wave ordering: R. Singha, S.Samanta, T. S. Bhattacharya, S. Chatterjee, S. Roy, L. Wang, A. Singha, and P. Mandal, Phys. Rev. B102, 205103 (2020)
Anomalous Hall effect in the halfmetallic Heusler compound Co2TiX (X=Si, Ge): S. Roy, R. Singha, A. Ghosh, A.Pariari, and P. Mandal, Phys. Rev. B 102, 085147(2020)
Magnetic properties of the onedimensional S=3/2 Heisenberg antiferromagnetic spinchain compound Na2Mn3O7: C. Venkatesh, B. Bandyopadhyay, A.Midya, K. Mahalingam, V. Ganesan, and P. Mandal, Phys. Rev. B 101, 184429 (2020)
NonGriffithslike cluster formation in the doubleperovskite Gd2CoMnO6: Evidence from critical behavior: M. Das, P. Sarkar and P. Mandal, Phys. Rev. B 101, 144433(2020)
Enhanced magnetic properties of InMn codoped plasmonic ZnO nanoflowers: Evidence of delocalized charge carrier mediated ferromagnetic coupling: S. Paul, B. Dalal, M. Das, P. Mandal, and S. K. De, Chemistry of Materials 31, 8191 (2019)


Spinchargelattice coupling in quasionedimensional Ising spin chain CoNb2O6: M. Nandi, D. Prabhakaran and P. Mandal, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 31, 195802 (2019)
Complex exchange mechanism driven ferromagnetism in halfmetallic Heusler Co2TiGe: Evidence from critical behavior; S. Roy, N. Khan, R. Singha, A. Pariari, and P. Mandal, Phys. Rev. B 99, 214414 (2019)
Magnetotransport properties of the correlated topological nodalline semimetal YbCdGe:
A. Laha, S. Malick, R. Singha, P. Mandal, P. Rambabu, V. Kanchana, and Z. Hossain,
Phys. Rev. B 99, 241102(R) (2019)
Effect of hydrostatic pressure on ferromagnetism in twodimensional CrI3: S. Mondal, M. Kannan, M. Das, L. Govindaraj, R. Singha, B. Satpati, S. Arumugam, and P. Mandal, Phys. Rev. B 99, 180407(R) (2019)
Magnetotransport properties and giant anomalous Hall angle in the halfHeusler compound TbPtBi: R. Singha, S. Roy, A. Pariari, B. Satpati, and P. Mandal, Phys. Rev. B 99, 035110 (2019)
Unconventional transport properties of the itinerant ferromagnet EuTi1−xNbxO3 (x=0.10–0.20): S. Roy, N. Khan, and P. Mandal, Phys. Rev. B 98, 134428 (2018)
Giant magnetocaloric effect in exchangefrustrated GdCrTiO5 antiferromagnet
M. Das, S. Roy, N. Khan, and P. Mandal,
Phys. Rev. B98, 104420 (2018)
Planar Hall effect in the typeII Dirac semimetal VAl3: R. Singha, S. Roy, A. Pariari, B. Satpati and P. Mandal, Phys. Rev. B 98, 081103 (R) (2018)
Anisotropic transverse magnetoresistance and Fermi surface in TaSb2: A.Pariari, R. Singha, S. Roy, B. Satpati, and P. Mandal, Scientific reports 8, 10527 (2018)
Probing the Fermi surface and magnetotransport properties in MoAs2: R. Singha, A. Pariari, P. Mandal, G. K. Gupta, and T. Das, Phys. Rev. B 97, 155120 (2018)
Probing lattice dynamics and electronphonon coupling in the topological nodalline semimetal ZrSiS: R. Singha, S. Samanta, S. Chatterjee, A. Pariari, D. Majumdar, B. Satpati, L. Wang, A. Singha, and P. Mandal, Phys. Rev. B 97, 094112 (2018)
Lowtemperature resistivity plateau and large magnetoresistance in compensated semimetal LaSbTe: R. Singha, B. Satpati, and P. Mandal
Phys. Rev. B96, 245138 (2017)
Giant reversible magnetocaloric effect in a multiferroic GdFeO3 single crystal: M. Das, S. Roy, and P. Mandal, Phys. Rev. B 96, 174405 (2017)
Fermi surface topology and signature of surface Dirac nodes in LaBi: R. Singha, B.Satpati, and P. Mandal, Scientific Reports 7, 6321 (2017)
Large nonsaturating magnetoresistance and signature of nondegenerate Dirac nodes in ZrSiS: R. Singha, A. Pariari, B. Satpati, and P. Mandal, PNAS 114, 2468 (2017)
Continuously varying critical exponents beyond weak universality: N. Khan, P. Sarkar, A.Midya, and P. Mandal, P. Mohanty, Scientific Reports 7, 45004 (2017)
Coexistence of topological Dirac fermions in the surface and threedimensional Dirac cone state in the bulk of ZrTe5 single crystal: A. Pariari and P. Mandal, Scientific Reports 7, 40327 (2017)
Tuning the scattering mechanism in the threedimensional Dirac semimetal Cd3As2: A Pariari, N. Khan, R. Singha, B. Satpati, and P Mandal,
Phys. Rev. B 94, 165139 (2016)
Large adiabatic temperature and magnetic entropy changes in EuTiO3: A. Midya, P. Mandal, K. Rubi, R. Chen, J. S. Wang, R. Mahendiran, G. Lorusso, and M. Evangelisti, Phys. Rev. B 93, 094422 (2016)
Probing the Fermi surface of threedimensional Dirac semimetal Cd3As2 through the de Haas–van Alphen technique: A. Pariari, P. Dutta, and P. Mandal, Phys. Rev. B 91, 155139 (2015)
