Sakuntala Chatterjee
    Assistant Professor, SNBNCBS

   Telephone +91-33-2335 5706/07/08 (extn: 448)

Educational Background:

  • PhD from Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai in 2007
  • M.Sc. from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in 2001
  • B.Sc. from Scottish Church College, Kolkata in 1999
  • Professional Background:

  • Assistant Professor, S.N. Bose National Center for Basic Sciences (November 2011 - present)
  • Postdoctoral fellow, Technion, Israel (October 2009 - September 2011)
  • Postdoctoral fellow, Research Centre Juelich, Germany(June 2007 - September 2009)
  • Research Interests:

  • Non-equilibrium Statistical Physics: Driven Diffusive Systems, Phase Ordering, Passive Scalar Advection, Statics and Dynamics of Shocks in Nonequilibrium Systems, Exact Solution for Interacting Particle Systems using Bethe Ansatz, Work Fluctuation Theorems in NonequilibriumSystems with Dissipation, Interacting Particle System with Time-periodic Drive

  • Reaction and Diffusion in Microporous Solids: Single-file Diffusion inside Zeolite Channel, Molecular Traffic Control and Reactivity Enhancement in Catalysts

  • Biological Systems: Bacterial Chemotaxis and Dynamics of Biofilaments

  •   Significant Recent Publications:

    • Actin filaments growing against a barrier with fluctuating shape by Rajkumar Sadhu and Sakuntala Chatterjee, Phys Rev E 93,062414 (2016)
    • Symmetric exclusion process on a ring with moving defects by Rakesh Chatterjee, Sakuntala Chatterjee and Punyabrata Pradhan, Phys Rev E 93, 062124 (2016)

    • Large compact clusters and fast dynamics in coupled nonequilibrium systems by Shauri Chakraborty, Sukla Pal,Sakuntala Chatterjee and Mustansir Barma, Phys Rev E 93, 050102(R) (2016)

    • Optimal Search in E.coli Chemotaxis by Subrata Dev and Sakuntala Chatterjee, Phys Rev E 91, 042714 (2015)

    • Boundary induced phase transition with stochastic entrance and exit by Mithun K Mitra and Sakuntala Chatterjee, J Stat Mech P10019 (2014)

    • Interacting particles in a periodically moving potential: traveling wave and transport" by Rakesh Chatterjee, Sakuntala Chatterjee, Punyabrata Pradhan and S.S. Manna, Phys Rev E 89, 022138 (2014)

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