Sachin Pandey

Pursuing PhD in Quantum Cosmology at IISER Kolkata

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Currently I am working on various problems of Quantum cosmology like Unitarity, renormalization etc. I am also interested in classical relativity and gravitational waves.

1) Equivalence of Einstein and Jordan frames in quantized cosmological models.
By Sachin Pandey, Sridip Pal, Narayan Banerjee.
[arXiv:1611.07043 [gr-qc]].

2) Equivalence of Jordan and Einstein frames at the quantum level.
By Sachin Pandey, Narayan Banerjee.
[arXiv:1610.00584 [gr-qc]].
Eur.Phys.J.Plus 132 (2017) no.3, 107.

3) Unitary evolution for anisotropic quantum cosmologies: models with variable spatial curvature.
By Sachin Pandey, Narayan Banerjee.
[arXiv:1603.01406 [gr-qc]].
Phys.Scripta 91 (2016) no.11, 115001.

Presentation in Conference:

1) Jordan and Einstein frames: Are they really different at quantum level?
29th meeting of the Indian Association for General Relativity and Gravitation (IAGRG) organized at IIT Guwahti during 18-20 May 2017.


1) "29th meeting of the Indian Association for General Relativity and Gravitation (IAGRG)"
Organized at IIT Guwahati
18th May 2017 to 20th May 2017.

2)"National Workshop on Recent Advances in Astrophysics and Cosmology"
Organized by University of North Bengal, Siliguri
17th-18th March 2017.

3) "Fundamental Problems of Quantum Physics"
Organized by ICTS (TIFR)Banglore
21st Nov 2016 to 3rd Dec 2016.

4) "National School On Gravitational Waves"
Organized by IUCAA Resource Center Kochi
28th Dec 2015 to 1st Jan 2016.

5) "Inter-IISER Physics Meet"
Organized at IISER Pune
15th-16th March 2015.

7) "Redefining Science Teaching: Future of Education"
Organized by AND College, University of Delhi
presented poster
7th-9th March 2014.

8) "1st IAPT National Student Symposium on Physics"
Organized at Panjab University, Chandigarh
presented poster
25th-27th Feb 2013.

9) "National Science Day"
Organized at Inter University Accelerator Centre, New Delhi on 28th Feb 2012.


1) CSIR(NET) Junior Research Fellowship (79AIR-June 2014).

2) 54th rank in National examination JEST-2014 for physics.

3) 215th rank in IIT JAM-2013 for physics.

4) INSPIRE Scholar for period 2010-2013, DST Govt. of India.

Educational Qualification

1) Master in Science in Physical Sciences from IISER Kolkata as a part of Integrated PhD.

2) BSc (Hons) in Physics from University of Delhi in 2013.

Some Projects

Beside my current PhD work under the guidance of Prof. Narayan Banerjee, I was involved in following research projects in past:
1)Summer project on "Accretion of dark matter in super massive black-holes"
at Department of Physics and Astrophysics, under the guidance of Prof. Patrick Das Gupta
University of Delhi during May-july 2014

2) Innovative Project " To design a low cost and computerized laser Raman spectrometer"
Sponsored by University of Delhi
At Keshav Mahavidyalaya, University of Delhi during 2012-13.

3) Summer project on "Saturation Absorption Spectroscopy"
under the guidance of Prof. Vasant Natarajan
IISC Banglore during May-july 2012

Giving Back....

EK PEHAL( has become essential part of my daily routine in campus! Sharing my experience to all! suggestions, feedback etc are invited!

Posted by Sachin Pandey on Wednesday, July 26, 2017
1) In my free time, I love to teach and guide the children at EK Pehal, IISER Kolkata students' initiative for free education.

2) Blogging on Social-political issues".


1) Basic knowledge of Python, C++, Matlab, Mathematica, Latex and Fortran.

2) Teaching Assistant for semester courses "Physics II", "Electricity and Electronics", "Introduction to Computer Programming(CS1102)" and "Physics I" at IISER Kolkata.

3) Like to invest my time for web-designing.You can look at Inter IISER Sports Meet website or IISER Kolkata Android Application designed/developed by me.

4) Involved in organizing the physics lecture series "Current trends in Modern Physics" of Physics Society of DPS, IISER Kolkata.

5) General Secretary, Academic (PhD) at Student Affair Council, IISER Kolkata for 2016-17.

6) Involved in organizing the informal event called "Anti-Chess" at science festival "Inquivesta-7" of IISER Kolkata.

7) Blogging on Social-political issues at "Fight for ACTs, NOT for VIEWs".


Department of Physics,
IISER Kolkata Mohanpur Campus
Nadia West Bengal 741246

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