Dr. Tapan Naskar


 Assistant Professor


Mathematics & Basic Sciences


BSc from Calcutta University (2000)
MSc from IIT Kharagpur (2002)
PhD from IACS-Jadavpur University (2009)

Teaching Field:

Semiconductor Devices, Thermodynamics, Statistical Physics, Nonlinear Dynamics, Classical Mechanics, Mathematical Physics, Scientific Computing, Astrophysics


8 Years

Research Areas:

Mathematical Physics, Fluid Dynamics, Non-linear Dynamics, General Relativity

Research Focus:

Fluid Dynamics, General Relativity

Consulting Area:


Other Interests:

Reading, Travelling, History, Social Anthropology



Information of Research Publications


  1. Arbitrary bending of optical solitonic beam regulated by boundary excitations in a doped resonant medium. Anjan Kundu, Tapan Naskar. Physica D, 276 (2014) 21
  2. Modelling rogue waves through exact dynamical lump soliton controlled by ocean currents. Anjan Kundu, Abhik Mukherjee, Tapan Naskar. Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 470 (2014) 20130576
  3. Kolkata Paise Restaurant Problem: An Introduction. Asim Ghosh, Soumyajyoti Biswas, Arnab Chatterjee, Anindya Sundar Chakrabarti, Tapan Naskar, Manipushpak Mitra, Bikas K. Chakrabarti. Econophysics of Systemic Risk and Network Dynamics, (2012) 173 ISBN 978-88-470-2553-0
  4. Continuous transition of social efficiencies in the stochastic-strategy minority game. Soumyajyoti Biswas, Asim Ghosh, Arnab Chatterjee, Tapan Naskar, Bikas K. Chakrabarti. Phys. Rev. E 85 (2012) 031104 arXiv:1110.5222 [physics.soc-ph]
  5. Perturbations on steady spherical accretion in Schwarzschild geometry. Tapan Naskar, N. Chakravarty, J. K. Bhattacharjee and A. Kumar. Ray. Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 123002 arXiv:0708.1688 [astro-ph].
  6. Type I singularities and the Phantom Menace. Tapan Naskar and J. Ward. Phys. Rev. D, 76, 063514 (2007) arXiv:0704.3606 [gr-qc]
  7. A quintessentially geometric model. B. Gumjudpai, Tapan Naskar and J. Ward JCAP 0611, 006 (2006) [arXiv:hep-ph/0603210]
  8. Coupled dark energy: Towards a general description of the dynamics. B. Gumjudpai, Tapan Naskar, M Sami and S. Tsujikawa JCAP 0506, 007 (2005) [arXiv:hep-th/0502191]


D S Kothari Fellowship (2009)
Royal Society International Incoming Short Visit (2008)
CSIR-JRF (2002)

Dr. Tapan Naskar received his PhD in Physics from Jadavpur University in 2009. Prior to this he received his M.Sc degree in Physics from IIT Kharagpur in 2002 and B.Sc in Physics (H) from Calcutta University in 2000. He held the position of Research Associate at Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (DAE), Kolkata and work as a Visiting Scientist at UM-DAE Centre for Basic Science (DAE), Mumbai. Before joining NIIT University, he was associated with The Indian Planetary Society to set up an institute for astronomy and astrophysics in Gujarat. He has published seven publications in international journals.