Chitrasen Jena

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Assistant Professor

Department of Physics, IISER Tirupati

Email: cjena@iisertirupati.ac.in

Phone: +91 877 2500 445






Research Interests

Experimental High Energy Physics:

  • Quantum ChromoDynamics (QCD) phase diagram

  • Signatures of Quark-Gluon Plasma (QGP)

  • Nuclei production in ultrarelativistic heavy-ion collisions

  • Direct search for Dark Matter

Educational and Professional Career

  • Assistant Professor (Feb 2017 ~ ): Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati, India

  • Postdoctoral Fellow (Jul 2015 - Jan 2017): National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) Bhubaneswar, India

  • Postdoctoral Fellow (Apr 2013 - May 2015): Università degli Studi di Padova and INFN Sezione di Padova, Padova, Italy

  • Research Associate (Sep 2012 - Apr 2013): National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) Bhubaneswar, India

  • Ph.D. (2012): Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, India

  • Student Assistant (Aug 2008 - Jul 2010): Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, USA

  • Diploma in Advanced Physics (2006): Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, India

Selected Publications

  • "D-meson production in p-Pb collisions at sNN = 5.02 TeV and in pp collisions at s=7 TeV", Phys. Rev. C 94, 054908 (2016).

  • "Observation of an energy-dependent difference in elliptic flow between particles and anti-particles in relativistic heavy ion collisions", Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 142301 (2013).

  • "Elliptic flow of identified hadrons in Au+Au collisions at sNN = 7.7 - 62.4 GeV", Phys. Rev. C 88, 014902 (2013).

  • "Observation of the antimatter helium-4 nucleus", Nature 473, 353 (2011).

  • "Longitudinal scaling of observables in heavy-ion collision models", Phys. Rev. C 83, 054902 (2011).

Teaching

  • PHY121: Waves and Matter (Spring 2017, 2018)

  • IDC121: Introduction to Computation (Spring 2017)

  • PHY212: Lab II - Electricity, Magnetism and Optics (Monsoon 2017, 2018)

  • PHY315: Lab IV - Electronics (Monsoon 2017, 2018)

Open Positions

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