Profile: Prof. Swapan K Pati

Prof. Swapan K Pati


BSc Midnapore College, West Bengal, India
MSc Kalyani University, West Bengal, India
PhD Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit, IISc, Bangalore, India
Postdocs University of California, Davis, USA
NorthWestern University, USA


Professor Theoretical Sciences Unit, JNCASR, Bangalore, India

Honours and Awards

Junior Associate Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, since 2003
M.R.S.I Materials Research Society of India Medal (2006)
C.R.S.I Chemical Research Society of India Bronze Medal (2007)
Young Affiliate The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS), since 2007
Swaranjayanti Fellowship Department of Science and Technology of India (2006-07)
Distinguished Lectureship Award Chemical Society of Japan (Asian Symposium) on 29th March, 2009
B. M. Birla Science Prize Prize for Physics, 2008
F. A. Sc. Fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences, 2009
Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize Awarded by Govt. Of India in Chemical Sciences, 2010
F. N. A. Sc. Fellow of Indian National Academy of Sciences, 2010
TWAS prize Awarded by The World Academy of Sciences, 2012
F.T.W.A.S Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences, 2015

Journal Activities

Guest Editor Journal of Materials Chemistry, 19, 4281–4436 (2009)
Advisory Board Member Journal of Materials Chemistry, Royal Society, London (2009 - 2011)
Editorial Advisory Board Member Journal of Physical Chemistry, American Chemical Society, USA (2009 - 2011)
Editorial Board Member Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, Published by National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources, India

Membership of Professional Bodies

Member American Physical Society (APS)
Member American Chemical Society (ACS)
Member The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

Teaching Activities

JT-201 Solid State Physics, August-December, 2001, jointly with Prof. S. Narasimhan
JT-302 Topics in Condensed Matter Theory, January-April, 2002
JT-303 Quantum Mechanics-II, January-April, 2003, 2006
JT-301 Physical Chemistry, August - December, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, jointly with Prof. S. Balasubramanian
JT-206 Basics in Nanoscience & Technology, January - April, 2005, 2006, 2007, jointly with Prof. G.U.Kulkarni
JT-203 Quantum Mechanics I, August - December, 2005, 2007
JT-205 Quantum Mechanics I, August - December, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013,2014,2015,2016


JNCASR Theoretical Sciences Unit

Last updated: 2nd Feb 2014