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Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Kolkata

Theoretical Physics

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Rupa Chatterjee
Official Address

Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre,
1/AF Salt Lake, Kolkata-700064
West Bengal, India

Tel: +91-033-23182404
Fax:+91-033-2334-6871/1110
e-mail:rupa[at]vecc.gov.in, rupa.chatterjee[at]gmail.com

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Present position

Scientific Officer (D)

Earlier positions held

K.S. Krishnan Research Associate, VECC 2013- 2014

Post -doctoral Researcher at the Ultra-relativsitic Heavy Ion Collision Group, Department of Physics, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland,  
September 2010 to December 2012.

Education

PhD (August, 2010) : VECC Kolkata.

Thesis title: Consequences of Elliptic Flow in Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions

Thesis supervisor: Dr. Dinesh Kumar Srivastava

Research Interests

Event-by-event fluctuating initial conditions in relativistic heavy ion collisions, anisotropic flow, electromagnetic probes, hydrodynamics. 

Selected Publications

Please click here : HEP_INSPIRE link

Awards & Fellowships

1st prize in poster presentation at Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) Symposium on Nuclear Physic at Sambalpur University, India on 15th Dec. 2007.

Visiting scholar at the Ohio State university, Columbus, Ohio, USA from 11th April 2007 to 17th July 2007.

C. V. K. Baba award for best thesis presentation at  the Department of Atomic Energy Symposium on Nuclear  Physics (DAE NP2010), at BITS Pilani, Rajasthan, India on 24th December, 2010.

University  medal  for  securing  1st class  2nd in  M.  Sc.  (Physics)  Examination  2003, University of North Bengal, Silliguri, Darjeeling, WB.

GATE2004 and scholarship for research at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.

Dr. K. S. Krishnan Research Associateship from Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Department of Atomic Energy, in January, 2013.

Talks DeliveredĀ 
(Selected)

*) ”Evolution of anisotropy with electromagnetic radiation”.

Talk at the International Conference on Particle and Nuclei, PANIC08, on 10th Nov., 2008 at Eilat, Israel.

*) “Formation time of QGP from thermal photon Elliptic Flow”.

Talk at the 21st International Conference on Ultrarelativistic NucleusNucleus Collisions, Quark Matter 2009, on 3rd April, 2009 at Knoxville, TN, USA. (Talk delivered via audio link).

*) ''Consequences of elliptic flow in relativistic heavy ion collisions''

Seminar at the Department of Physics, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland on 16th February, 2010.

*) ''Elliptic flow of electromagnetic signals''

Talk at 'Quantifying properties of hot QCD matter' at Institute for Nuclear Theory, Seattle, WA, USA on 16th July, 2010.

*) ''Elliptic flow of electromagnetic radiation in relativistic heavy ion collisions''

Seminar at the Department of Physics, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA on 28th July, 2010.

*) ''Thermal photons from fluctuating initial conditions''.

Talk given at Quark Matter 2011, 22-28 May 2011, Annecy, France.

*)'Collision centrality and t 0 dependence of the emission of thermal photons from fluctuating initial conditions'

Flast talk given at the international conference of Hard Probes, Cagliari, Italy on 1st June,2012.

*) 'Influence of initial state fluctuations on the production of thermal photons'

Talk given at the international conference of Quark Matter 2012, Washington DC, USA on 17th August, 2012.

*) “Thermal photon $v_3$ at LHC from event-by-event hydrodynamics” Talk given at Quark Matter 2014, 19-24 May 2014, Darmstadt, Germany.

*) “Elliptic flow of thermal photons and thermal dileptons”.

Seminar at Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA on 9th June 2007.

*) “Elliptic flow of thermal photons and thermal dileptons”.

Seminar at Wayne State University, Detroit, USA on 8th July, 2007.