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Dr. (M/S) Swapna Mahapatra

Swapna Mahapatra Name : Dr. (M/S)   Swapna Mahapatra
Designation : Professor
Qualification : M. Sc. (Physics), Ph.D. (High Energy Physics)
Phone No. : +91-9437305305
E-mail ID : swapna(dot)mahapatra(at)gmail(dot)com, swapna(at)iopb(dot)res(dot)in
  • High Energy Physics
  • Gravitation and Cosmology
  1. Guidance :
    1. MPhil Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Topic of MPhil Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome
    2. PhD Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Registration No Name of the Co-guide if any Fellowship received if any during research Topic of PhD Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome
  2. Journal Publications :
    1. International Publications:
    2. National Publications:
      1 Physics Potential of the ICAL detector at the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) ICAL Collaboration p1-134, e-Print: arXiv:1505.07380 [physics.ins-det] (2015). -,
      2 Exploring the relation between 4D and 5D BPS solutions, Klaus Behrndt, Gabriel Lopes Cardoso and Swapna Mahapatra, Nucl. Phys. B 732, p200-223 (2006) (North Holland). -,
      3 Two neutral Z bosons in an SO(10) supergravity model, Swapna Mahapatra and Snigdha Mishra and S. P. Misra, Phys. Rev. D 30, p2019 (1984) (USA). -,
      4 Grand Unification and supergravity in SO(10), Swapna Mahapatra, S. P. Misra, Phys. Rev. D 31, p656 (1985) (USA). -,
      5 Fermion condensates and weak symmetry breaking in a superstring based model, Swapna Mahapatra and S. P. Misra, Phys. Rev. D 33, p3464 (1986) (USA). -,
      6 Supergravity induced E(8) gauge hierarchies, Swapna Mahapatra and B. B. Deo, Phys. Rev. D 38, p3554 (1988) (USA). -,
      7 Covariant one-loop amplitude on an annulus, Swapna Mahapatra and J. J. Rajasekaran, p1-19 (1989) (SLAC Library, USA). -,
      8 A six point amplitude for open ten-dimensional superstring in bosonic formulation, Swapna Mahapatra, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 4 (1989), p47 (Singapore). -,
      9 SU(3) SU(2) U(1)n from a Z(4) orbifold model, Swapna Mahapatra, Phys. Lett. B 223, p47 (1989) (North Holland). -,
      10 Even integer lattices from simply laced GKO cosets, Charanjit S. Aulakh and Swapna Mahapatra, International Journal of Mod. Phys. A 6, p3781-3796 (1991) (Singapore). -,
      11 Construction of physical states of nontrivial ghost number in C 1 string theory, Camillo Imbimbo, Swapna Mahapatra and Sunil Mukhi, Nucl. Phys. B 375, p399-420 (1992) (North Holland). -,
      12 The mixed black hole partition function for the STU model, Gabriel Lopes Cardoso, Justin R. David, Bernard de Wit and Swapna Mahapatra, JHEP 0812, 086, p1-16 (2008) (Springer, Germany). -,
      13 Target space interpretation of new moduli in 2D string theory, Swapna Mahapatra, Sudipta Mukherji and Anirvan M. Sengupta, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 7, p3119-3128 (1992) (Singapore). -,
      14 Three point functions of nonunitary minimal matter coupled to gravity, Debashis Ghoshal and swapna Mahapatra, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 8, p197-208 (1993)(Singapore). -,
      15 On the rotating charged black string solution, Swapna Mahapatra, Phys. Rev. D 50, p947-951 (1994) (USA). -,
      16 Exact duality and nilpotent gauging, Alok Kumar and Swapna Mahapatra, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 9, p925-934 (1994) (Singapore). -,
      17 Tachyon condensates and anisotropic Universe, Swapna Mahapatra and Sudipta Mukherji, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 10, p183-192 (1995) (Singapore). -,
      18 Duality and self-dual triplet solutions in Euclidean gravity, Swapna Mahapatra, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 11, p2669-2680 (1996) (Singapore). -,
      19 D-instantons and black holes in N=2, D=4 supergravity, Klaus Behrndt, Dieter Luest, Ingo Gaida, Swapna Mahapatra and Thomas Mohaupt, in "Theory of Ele-mentary particles", Buckow, p77-85 (1997) (Invited talk in Buckow, Germany). -,
      20 A tachyonic extension of the stringy no go theorem, Swapna Mahapatra, Karmadeva Maharana and Lambodar P. singh, Phys. Rev. D 55, p6600-6602 (1997) (USA). -,
      21 String propagation in four dimensional dyonic black hole background, Swapna Mahapatra, Phys. Rev. D 55, p6403-6408 (1997) (USA). -,
      22 From Type IIA black holes to T dual type IIB D instantons in N=2, D=4 super-gravity, Klaus Behrndt, Ingo Gaida, Dieter Luest, Swapna Mahapatra and Thomas Mohaupt, Nucl. Phys. B 508, p659-699 (1997) (North Holland). -,
      23 Planetoid Strings: solutions and perturbations, Sayan Kar and Swapna Mahapatra, Class. Quant. Grav. 15, p1421-1436 (1998) (UK). -,
      24 Black holes and op transitions in M theory on Calabi-Yau threefolds, Ingo Gaida, Swapna Mahapatra, Thomas Mohaupt and Wafic Sabra, Class. Quant. Grav. 16, p419-433 (1999) (UK). -,
      25 Eiguchi-Hanson metric from various limits, Swapna Mahapatra, e-print: hep-th/9908048, p1-12 (1999). -,
      26 Supersymmetric con gurations in Euclidean Freedman-Schwarz model, Swapna Mahapatra and Harvendra Singh, Phys. Lett. B 486, p322-328 (2000) (North Holland). -,
      27 Intersecting six-branes from new seven manifolds with G(2) holonomy, Klaus Behrndt, Gianguido Dall'Agata, Dieter Lust and Swapna Mahapatra, JHEP 0208, 027, p1-25 (2002) (Springer, Germany). -,
      28 De Sitter vacua from N=2 gauged supergravity, Klaus Behrndt and Swapna Mahapatra, JHEP 0401, 068, p1-25 (2004) (UK). -,
      29 On the relation between BPS solutions in 4D and 5D, Klaus Behrndt, Gabriel Lopes Cardoso and Swapna Mahapatra, Int. Jour. Mod. Phys. D 10, p1603-1618 (2006) (Singapore) (Invited Plenary talk in "Einstein's Legacy in the new millennium"). -,
      30 Black hole entropy functions and attractor equations, Gabriel Lopes Cardoso, Bernard de Wit and Swapna Mahapatra, JHEP 0703, 085, p1-22 (2008) (Springer, Germany). -,
      31 Moduli and (un)attractor black hole thermodynamics, Dumitru Astefanesei, Kevin Goldstein and Swapna Mahapatra, Gen.Rel.Grav.40, p2069-2105 (2008) (UK). -,
      32 Subleading and nonholomorphic corrections to N = 2 BPS black hole entropy, Gabriel Lopes Cardoso, Bernard de Wit and Swapna Mahapatra, JHEP 0902, 006, p1-47 (2009) (Springer, Germany). -,
      33 BPS black holes, the Hesse potential and the topological string, Gabriel Lopes Cardoso, Bernard de Wit and Swapna Mahapatra, Journal of High Energy Physics (JHEP) 1006, 052, p1-29 (2010) (Springer, Germany). -,
      34 Non-holomorphic deformations of special geometry and their applications,Gabriel Lopes Cardoso, Bernard de Wit and Swapna Mahapatra, Springer Proc.Phys. 144, p1-58 (2013) (Springer, Germany). -,
      35 A simple technique for gamma ray and cosmic ray spectroscopy using plastic scin-tillator, Akhilesh P. Nandan, Sharmili Rudra, Himangshu Neog, S. Biswas, S. Ma-hapatra, B. Mohanty, P. K. Samal, arXiv:1407.7181 [physics.ins-det] (2014). -,
      36 Deformations of special geometry: in search of the topological string, Gabriel Lopes Cardoso, Bernard de Wit and Swapna Mahapatra, JHEP 09, 096, p1-45 (2014) (Springer, Germany). -,
      37 Accretion of radiation and rotating Primordial black holes, Swapna Mahapatra, Bibekananda Nayak  (2015) (accepted for publication). -,
      38 Noncommutativity in linear dilaton background, Sandip Bhattacharyya, Alok Ku-mar and Swapna Mahapatra, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 16 p2263-2272 (2001) (Singapore). -,
      39 Supersymmetric con gurations in Euclidean Freedman-Schwarz model, Swapna Mahapatra and Harvendra Singh, Phys. Lett. B 486, p322-328 (2000) (North Holland). -,
      40 Perturbed superpotentials for coset models, Swapna Mahapatra, Phys. Lett. B 264, p50-56 (1991) (North Holland). -,
      41 Four dimensional two-brane solution in chiral gauged Wess-Zumino-Witten model, Swapna Mahapatra, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 7, p2999-3006 (1992) (Singapore). -,
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  3. Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):
    1 International 7; National 10
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1 L.K.Panda Award for securing highest mark in Predoctoral Diploma (Institute of Physics).
2 Predoctoral Fellowship (Institute of Physics) (1982-83).
3 Doctoral Fellowship (Institute of Physics) (1983-90).
4 CSIR Scientist Pool grant (1994-1996).
5 Postdoctoral Fellowship (Institute of Mathematical Sciences) (1992-94).
6 Postdoctoral Fellowship (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research) (1990-92).
7 Bhagyalaxmi Memorial Gold Medal of Utkal University (1979) for securing 1st position in Physics Hons.
8 Rai Bahadur B.N.Mishra Gold Medal of Utkal University (1979)(Best Lady  Graduate).
9 Bijay Govinda Smaraki  Vigyan Award (2005).
10 Associate Faculty, ICTS-TIFR, Bangalore (2014-2017).
11 Mahamaya Pattanaik Smruti Sanman, Vigyan Prachar Samiti (2009).
12 Adjunct faculty,  Harish Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad (2011-2014).
13 Max Planck Fellowship, Germany (2006, 2008, 2010, 2014).
14 Harvard Fellowship, USA (2003).
15 CERN Visiting Scientist, Switzerland (1995, 2012).
16 ICTP Associateship, Trieste, Italy (1996-2003).
17 Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, Germany (1996-1997, 2005, 2013).
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