Dr. Shashikant Gupta

Associate Professor and Faculty In-charge: Department of Physics


Professional Biography

Shashikant Gupta is an expert in the area of astrophysics and cosmology. He has taught Physics at undergraduate and postgraduate levels for nearly ten years at universities such as the Amity University and G D Goenka University.

Prior to taking up the current role in 2016, Shashikant Gupta served as Assistant Professor (Physics), Amity University and Postdoctoral Fellow at Raman Research Institute Bangalore.

Shashikant Gupta holds a PhD from the Indian Institute of Science; MSc (Physics) from the B R Ambedkar University (Agra); and BSc (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) from the University of Rajasthan.

Publications (from 2015)

Scholarly Journals
‘Measurement of hubble constant: non-gaussian errors in hst key project data’, Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 08, pp. 26 (Singh, M., Gupta, S., Pandey, A., Sharma, S., 2016).

‘On the non-gaussian errors in high-z supernovae type ia data’, Research in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 16 (11), pp. 171. (Singh, M., Sharma, A., Pandey, A., Gupta, S. & Sharma, S., 2016).

‘Probing the matter density at high Redshift’, Indian Journal of Science and Technology, 10 (115493), pp. 1. (Singh, M., Gupta, S., Pandey, A., and Sharma, S., 2017).

‘Cosmology using gamma ray bursts: statistical analysis of errors’, Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics, 19(2), pp. 28. (Singh, M., Gupta, S., Sharma, A., Sharma, S., 2019).

Research Monographs, Books and Book Chapters
‘Type Ia supernovae data: non-gaussianity in union 2 Data’, In: Naimuddin, Md. (Ed.), XXII DAE-High Energy Physics Symposium, Springer Proceedings in Physics, 203, Chapter 92 (Singh, M., Gupta, S., Sharma, A., Sharma, S. & Gupta, A. , 2018). pp. 397.

Consultancies/Grants (from 2015)

Science and Engineering Research Board, under core research grant scheme (Shashikant Gupta and Abhinav Gupta).

Contribution to Profession and Awards

Organising Secretary, International conference on Sustainable Cities and Communities (In collaboration with Arizona State University), 7-8, Feb 2020.

Member, Round table to review Curriculum for UG and PG programmes, G D Goenka University, Gurugram, India, 2019.

Member, Board of Studies for UG and PG programmes, Amity University Haryana, Gurugram, India, 2015-16.

Life Member, Indian Association of Physics Teacher (IAPT).

Life Member, Indian Association for General Relativity and Gravitation (IAGRG).

Current Research

Gupta’s current research interests are focused on simulations of supernovae explosion, cosmological applications of supernovae and gamma ray bursts, and fast radio bursts.

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