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Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Kolkata

Theoretical Physics

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Shashi C. L. Srivastava
Official Address

Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre

1/AF Bidhan nagar, Kolkata

India 700 064

Email: shashi[at]vecc.gov.in

Personal website: https://sites.google.com/site/quantshashi/home

Phone: +91 33 23182313 
Fax:     +91 33 23346871

Shashi C. L. Srivastava

Present position

Scientific Officer ‘E’

Earlier positions held

Feb, 2009 – June, 2012  Scientific Officer ‘D’ at Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Kolkata, India       

Sep, 2007 – Feb, 2009   Scientific Officer ‘D’ at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India

Sep, 2005 – Aug, 2007   Scientific Officer ‘C’ at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India

Sep, 2004 – Aug, 2005   Trainee Scientific Officer, Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology, Indore, India.


2014-2015 : Guest Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Physics of Complex

Systems, Dresden, Germany.

(In the group of Prof. Roland Ketzmerick) 

2013 :  Ph.D. from Homi Bhabha National Institute, India.
Thesis title: Spectral statistics, random matrix theory, and classification of dynamical systems. 

Supervisor(s):  Dr. Sudhir R. Jain and Prof. Arul Lakshminarayan

2004 : Post-M.Sc. from Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics

2003 : M. Sc. (Physics)  from DDU Gorakhpur University

2001 : B. Sc. from DDU Gorakhpur University

Research Interests

Entanglement in spin chains, extreme values in wavefunction amplitudes of quantum mechanical systems, Random matrix theory, Thermalization problems.

Selected Publications

Most  of my papers are available at the freely accessible physics archive  site and are downloadable from the following link.


Talks Delivered 
  1. Delivered a talk titled, "Interacting Chaotic Systems: Universality in Spectral Fluctuations" on Feb 14, 2016 in Indian Statistical Physics Community Meeting 2016, International Center for Theoretical Sciences, Banglore.

  2. Delivered "Physics Colloquium" at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai; titled "Interacting Chaotic Systems: Universality in Spectral Fluctuations".

  3. Delivered a talk titled, "Record statistics for complex random vector" on March 19, 2015 in 79th Annual Meeting of the DPG and DPG Spring Meeting, Berlin, Germany.

  4. Records in classical and quantum standard map”, talk delivered in the Department of Mathematics and Information Sciences, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom on Dec 03, 2014.

  5. “Random Cyclic matrices”, talk delivered at “RMT2013: Random Matrix Theory - Fluctuation in Complex Systems” held at OIST graduate university, Japan during October 27 - November 1, 2013.
  6. “Record statistics and quantum chaos”, talk delivered at “PNLD-2013: Perspectives in Non-linear dynamics- A satellite to STATPHYS-25, Korea” held at University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India during July 15-18, 2013.
  7. “Record statistics in random vectors and quantum chaos”, talk delivered at “National Conference on Nonlinear Systems and Dynamics (NCNSD)” held at IISER Pune, India during July 12-15, 2012.