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     Suman Majumdar

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Dept. of Physics
Supervisor(s)  Dr. Somnath Bharadwaj and Dr. S. Pratik Khastgir
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2007 :: In progress
AddressT/4, Bidhannagar, Midnapur-721101
Phone03222-281645
Emailmid.suman@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
10West Bengal Board of Secondary EducationMadhyamik2000
12West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary EducationScience2002
B.Sc.Maulana Azad College/Calcutta UniversityPhysics (Hons.)2005
M.Sc.IIT KharagpurPhysics2007

Research Areas
  • Cosmology
  • Epoch of Reionization
  • Computational Cosmology
  • N-body Simulations
  • Radio Astrophysics
  • Galactic Astrophysics
  • Astrophysics

Skills
  • C Programming Language
  • gnuplot
  • pgplot
  • octave
  • bash script
  • LaTeX
  • Astronomical Image Processing Software (AIPS)
  • Linux (Red Hat, Fedora, Ubuntu)
  • Windows XP and Windows Vista
  • Mac OS X

Awards
  • Qualified GATE-2007
  • Best Speaker Award in Young Astronomers Meet 2009
  • Best Speaker Award in Research Scholar Day at Physics Dept IIT KGP in 2009

Experience
  • Member of Local Organizing Committee and Web Team of Young Astronomers Meet 2009

Teaching Experience
  • B.Tech. 1st year Physics I Tutorial(T) at Dept. of Physics, IIT Kharagpur 1 semester (1 terms)
  • B.Tech. 2nd year Physics II Tutorial(T) at Dept. of Physics, IIT Kharagpur 1 semester (2 terms)
  • B.Tech. 1st year Physics Lab(P) at Dept. of Physics, IIT Kharagpur 1 semester (3 terms)
  • Physics M.Sc. Computational Physics Lab(P) at Dept. of Physics, IIT Kharagpur 1 semester (2 terms)
  • Physics M.Sc. Optics Lab(P) at Dept. of Physics, IIT Kharagpur 1 semester (1 terms)
  • Physics M.Sc. Electronics Lab(P) at Dept. of Physics, IIT Kharagpur 1 semester (1 terms)
  • Physics Preparatory Lab(P) at Dept. of Physics, IIT Kharagpur 1 semester (2 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Institute Fellowship (Senior Research Fellow) from IIT Kharagpur
  • CSIR Senior Research Fellowship (2011) from CSIR-HRDG

Papers Published in Journals
  • Simulating the impact of HI fluctuations on matched filter search for ionized bubbles in redshifted 21-cm maps by Datta, Kanan K., Majumdar, Suman, Bharadwaj, Somnath, Choudhury, T. Roy Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Volume 391, Issue 4, pp. 1900-1912 (2008)
  • The impact of anisotropy from finite light traveltime on detecting ionized bubbles in redshifted 21-cm maps by Majumdar, Suman, Bharadwaj, Somnath, Datta, Kanan K., Choudhury, T. Roy Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Online, DOI- 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2011.18 (2011)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Searching for Ionized Bubbles in 21-cm Maps by Datta, Kanan K., Majumdar, Suman, Bharadwaj, Somnath, Choudhury, T. Roy The Low-Frequency Radio Universe ASP Conference Series, Vol. 407, proceedings of the conference held 8-12 December 2008, at National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA), TIFR, Pune, India. Vol. 407, p.39 (2009)

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