Dr. Shashikant Gupta

Associate Professor, Faculty-in-charge


Qualification: Ph.D. (Indian Institute of Science Bangalore)
Teaching Experience 8 Years
Research Experience 8 Years
Honours/Awards ·         CSIR – NET/JRF Dec 2002/June2003

·         Postdoctoral Fellowship at Raman Research Institute, Bangalore (2009-2011)

·         Life member, Indian Association of Physics Teachers

·         Life member, Indian Association of General Relativity and Gravitation

Research Interests Dark Energy, Type Ia Supernovae, X-Ray Astronomy, Gamma Ray Burst
Teaching Interests Engineering Physics, Thermodynamics, Statistical Mechanics, Electrodynamics, Quantum Mechanics, Astronomy
Subject Taught in last Five years UG: Engineering Physics, Electricity and Magnetism, Thermodynamics, Space and Planetary Physics, Optics

PG: Statistical Mechanics, Fundamentals of Astrophysics, Electrodynamics, Quantum Mechanics

Publications (Representative) ·         Cosmology with Decaying Tachyon Matter, Das, A., Gupta, Shashikant, Saini, T.D., Kar, S., 2005,  Phy. Rev. D, 72, 43528.

·         Direction Dependent Non-Gaussianity in the High-z SNe Data, Gupta, Shashikant, Saini, T.D., Lashkar, Tanmoy, 2008, Mon. Notices of Royal Astron. Soc., 388, 242.

·         Direction Dependence in Supernovae Data: Constraining Isotropy, Gupta, Shashikant, Saini, T.D., 2010, Mon. Notices of Royal Astron. Soc., 407, 561.

·         Non-Gaussianity in the HST Key Project data, Gupta, Shashikant, Saini, T.D, 2011, Mon. Notices of Royal Astron. Soc., 415, 2594.

·         Measurement of Hubble Constant: Non-Gaussian Errors in HST Key project data, Singh Meghendra, Gupta Shashikant, Pandey Ashwini, Sharma Satendra, 2016, Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 08, 026.