Ajit M Srivastava


Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar

Phone: (+91)674-2306409

Email: ajit@iopb.res.in


Quark-Gluon Plasma, Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions, Astrophysics: neutron stars, pulsars, and Gravitational waves, Cosmology: Cosmic strings, CMBR, Inflation, Topological defects: formation, evolution, and interaction, Laboratory cosmology: Liquid crystal experiments, analogue gravity.

Post Ph.D Appointments

Professor (H+):
Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, Jun 2014 – Present
– Position extended for two years beyond age of 60, in Aug. 2020.

Professor (H):
Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, Jan 2014 – Jun 2014

Officiating Director:
Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, May 2013 – Jan 2014

Professor (H):
Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, Aug 2010 – May 2013

Associate Professor:
Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, Feb 2004 – Aug 2010

Assistant Professor:
Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, Feb 1998 – Jan 2004

Senior Lecturer:
Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, Oct 1994 – Jan 1998

Research Associate:
Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA, Sep 1992 – Sep 1994

Research Associate:
Theoretical Physics Institute University of Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455 USA, Sep 1989 – Aug 1992


Theoretical High Energy Physics
Thesis Title: Classical Topology and Quantization
Thesis advisor: Professor A.P. Balachandran.
Syracuse University, Syracuse, (NY) USA, Aug 1989

Syracuse University, Syracuse, (NY) USA, 1998

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, (UP) India, 1983

Physics, Mathematics and Statistics
Allahabad University, Allahabad, (UP) India, 1981