Urna Basu
    Associate Professor, SNBNCBS


   Telephone +91-33-2335 5706/07/08 (extn: 208)

Educational Background:

  • Ph. D. from Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, University of Calcutta in 2013.
  • M. Sc. from University of Calcutta in 2007.
  • B. Sc. from Scottish Church College, University of Calcutta in 2005.

Professional Background:

  • Assistant Professor, SN Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, 2020 - present.

  • Associate Professor I, Raman Research Institute, 2018 - present (on lien).

  • CEFIPRA Post-doctoral Fellow, LPTMS, Univ. Paris Sud, France, 2017-2018.

  • Post-doctoral Fellow, SISSA, Italy, 2015-2017.

  • Post-doctoral Fellow, ITF, KU Leuven, Belgium, 2013-2015.

Main area of Research : Statistical Physics 

  • Research Interests : Fluctuation and response in nonequilibrium systems, active particle dynamics, stochastic resetting, nonequilibrium critical phenomena.















Significant Recent Publications: 

  • Direction reversing active Brownian particle in a harmonic potential, Ion Santra, Urna Basu, Sanjib Sabhapandit, Soft Matter, 17, 10108 (2021).

  • Active Brownian Motion with Directional Reversals, Ion Santra, Urna Basu, Sanjib Sabhapandit, Phys. Rev. E 104, 012601 (2021).

  • Active Brownian Motion in two-dimensions under Stochastic Resetting, Vijay Kumar, Onkar Sadekar, Urna Basu, Phys. Rev. E 102, 052129 (2020).

  • Zero-current Nonequilibrium State in Symmetric Exclusion Process with Dichotomous Stochastic Resetting, Onkar Sadekar, Urna Basu, J. Stat. Mech.  073209 (2020).
  • Coarse-grained Second Order Response Theory, Fenna Muller, Urna Basu, Peter Sollich, Matthias Kruger, Phys. Rev. Research 2, 043123 (2020).

  • Exact stationary state of a run-and-tumble particle with three internal states in a harmonic trap, Urna Basu, Satya N. Majumdar, Alberto Rosso, Sanjib Sabhapandit, Gregory Schehr, J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 53, 09LT01 (2020).

  • Symmetric Exclusion Process under Stochastic Resetting, Urna Basu, Anupam Kundu, Arnab Pal, Phys. Rev. E 100, 032136 (2019).

  • Active Brownian Motion in Two Dimensions, Urna Basu, Satya N. Majumdar, Alberto Rosso, Gregory Schehr, Phys. Rev. E 98, 062121 (2018).

  • FExtrapolation to nonequilibrium from coarse grained response theory, Urna Basu, Laurent Helden, Matthias Kruger, Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 180604 (2018).

  • Short-time Behaviour and Criticality of Driven Lattice Gases, Urna Basu, Valerio Volpati, Sergio Caracciolo, Andrea Gambassi, Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 050602 (2017)


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