Sambuddha Sanyal


Assistant Professor

Department of Physics, IISER Tirupati

Email: sambuddha.sanyal [AT]

Phone: +91 877 2500 944


Research Interests

  • Theoretical condensed matter, Strongly correlated systems, Quantum spin liquids, Frustrated magnets, Disordered systems, Thermalisation and chaos.

Educational and Professional Career

  • Ph.D (2014): Department of Theoretical Physics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai

  • Postdoctoral Fellow (2014-2015): Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru

  • Postdoctoral Fellow (2015-2018): International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Bengaluru

  • Postdoctoral Fellow (2018-2019): Columbia University, New York

Honours and Awards

  • Canadian Commonwealth Fellowship, Canada, 2012

  • *Dr. D. S. Kothari Post Doctoral Fellowship, UGC, India(2015)

  • Indo-US Post Doctoral Fellowship, IUSSTF, SERB , India (2017)

  • *INSPIRE faculty award, DST, India (2018)

  • *Ramanujan fellowship award, DST, India (2020)

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  • Emergent moments and random singlet physics in a Majorana spin liquid
    S Sanyal, K Damle, JT Chalker, R Moessner
    arXiv preprint arXiv:2006.16987 (2020)

  • Interplay of uniform (1) quantum spin liquid and magnetic phases in rare-earth pyrochlore magnets: A fermionic parton approach
    S Sanyal, K Dhochak, S Bhattacharjee
    Physical Review B 99 (13), 134425 2019

  • Anomalous transport in the Aubry-Andre-Harper model in isolated and open systems
    A Purkayastha, S Sanyal, A Dhar, M Kulkarni
    Physical Review B 97 (17), 174206 2018

  • Glueball spectra from a matrix model of pure Yang-Mills theory
    N Acharyya, AP Balachandran, M Pandey, S Sanyal, S Vaidya
    International Journal of Modern Physics A 33 (13), 1850073 2018

  • Random matrices and holographic tensor models
    C Krishnan, KVP Kumar, S Sanyal
    Journal of High Energy Physics 2017 (6), 1-26 2017

  • Quantum chaos and holographic tensor models
    C Krishnan, S Sanyal, PNB Subramanian
    Journal of High Energy Physics 2017 (3), 56 2017

  • Vacancy-induced low-energy states in undoped graphene
    S Sanyal, K Damle, OI Motrunich
    Physical Review Letters 117 (11), 116806


  • PHY 321/621 Spring 2020: Quantum Mechanics II

  • PHY 323 Monsoon 2020: Quantum Mechanics I

Open Positions

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