Ph.D.: Tata Institute of Fundamental research,
M.Sc.: University of Calcutta(2000)
Faculty Member, S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences,
Kolkata (2011 - present)
Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Stuttgart,
Germany (2009 - 2011)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Technion, Israel
(2006 - 2009)
Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics for Steady-State Systems.
Fluctuation Relations in Systems Driven away from Equilibrium.
Mass Transport Processes: Simple Exclusion Processes, Mass Chipping Models, Mass Aggregation Models, Finite Range Processes, etc.
Single-File Diffusion, Transport through Nanopores, etc.
Significant Recent Publications:
Einstein relation and hydrodynamics of nonequilibrium mass transport processes, Arghya Das, Anupam Kundu, Punyabrata Pradhan, (arXiv:1701.05079).
Spatial correlations, additivity and fluctuations in conserved-mass transport processes, Arghya Das, Sayani Chatterjee, Punyabrata Pradhan, Phys. Rev. E 93, 062135 (2016).
Additivity, density fluctuations, and nonequilibrium thermodynamics for active Brownian particles, Subhadip Chakraborti, Shradha Mishra, Punyabrata Pradhan, Phys. Rev. E 93, 052606 (2016).
Zeroth law and nonequilibrium thermodynamics for steady states in contact, Sayani Chatterjee, Punyabrata Pradhan, and P. K. Mohanty, Phys. Rev. E 91,
Gammalike mass distributions and mass fluctuations in conserved-mass transport processes, Sayani Chatterjee, Punyabrata Pradhan, and P. K. Mohanty, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 030601 (2014) .
Nonequilibrium steady states in contact: Approximate thermodynamic structure and zeroth law
for driven lattice gases, Punyabrata Pradhan, Christian P. Amann and Udo Seifert,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 150601 (2010).
Nonexistence of classical diamagnetism and nonequilibrium fluctuation theorems for charged
particles on a curved surface, Punyabrata Pradhan and Udo Seifert, EPL 89, 37001 (2010).
Nonequilibrium fluctuation theorems in the presence of a time-reversal symmetry-breaking field and
nonconservative force, Punyabrata Pradhan, Phys. Rev. E 81, 021122 (2010).
Ion transport through confined ion channels in the presence of immobile charges, Punyabrata Pradhan,
Yariv Kafri and Dov Levine, Phys. Rev. E 81, 031928 (2010).