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Sushant Ghosh

Professor

Ph.D.: Nagpur University

Email: sgghosh, sghosh2
Tel. : +91-11-26984830 Ext. 25 [W]; +91-99971348628 [H]

Other appointments:

  • Visiting Associate, Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune (Since July 2001).
  • Honorary Professor, College of Agriculture and Engineering, School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, UKZN from 2013-2016

Research interests:

  • Gravitational collapse, Spinning black holes, Exact solutions, Causal structure of singularities, Relativistic stars, Modified theories, General relativity, Black hole thermodynamics etc.

Research grants and fellowship:

  • Honorary Professor, College of Agriculture and Engineering, School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, UKZN from 2013-2016.
  • Member, ITUN Network Funded by ICTP, Italy
  • Research Grants, University Grants Commission, MRP No.F.23-144/97(WRO), (1997)
  • Research Grants, University Grants Commission, PUNE – MRP No.F.23-118/2001 (2001).
  • Research Grants, University Grants Commission, New Delhi – MRP F. NO. 39-459/2011 (Ongoing).
  • Visiting Fellowship, ACRU, UKZN, Durban RSA January - March, 2012.
  • Visiting Fellowship: Department of Mathematics, University of Zululand, RSA (Sep-Nov 1996, Jul-Aug’97, and May-August.’2001).
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship: Department of Mathematics, University of Zululand, RSA (Aug’98-Aug’99).
  • Teachers Fellowship, Faculty Improvement Programme Unversity Grants Commision, New Delhi

Member of professional bodies:

  • Life Member, Indian National Science Congress, Calcutta.
  • Life Member, Indian Mathematical Society, New Delhi.
  • Life Member, Indian Association of General Relativity and Gravitation, Pune (Council Member 2004-08).
  • Life Member, South African Gravitational Society, RSA

Publications

Curriculum Vitae

Projects

  • "Black holes, naked singularities and their formation from gravitational collapse in modified gravity"
    (UGC Major Research Project) Duration: 3 years w.e.f 1-2-2011