©2019 by Rik Bhattacharyya, Texas A&M University, USA.

Curriculum Vitae

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Throughout my education and career, I’ve worked on several research projects and have been fortunate to be involved with these works. Check out my complete resume below, and contact me with your questions or if you’d like more detailed information.


Ph.D. in Physics (2019 - Present) : Texas A&M University (TAMU), College Station, Texas, USA

M.Sc in Physics (2016 -2019) : Enrolled in Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D, National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

B.Sc in Physics (2013-2016) : Ramakrishna Mission Residential College, Narendrapur (Affiliated to University of Calcutta), Kolkata, India

Research Experience

I was working in the SuperCDMS collaboration which is a dedicated direct dark matter search experiment during my Masters under the supervisions of Prof. Bedangadas Mohanty at NISER.


1. I've worked on "Modification of Poisson's equation and its application : modified Chandrasekhar limit" under Prof. Banibrata Mukhopadhyay at IISc, Bangalore in the summer of 2017.

2. A very short-time winter project I'd done with Dr. Tilak Kumar Ghosh at VECC, Kolkata on "Characterization and testing of Multi-Wire Proportional Chamber" ( MWPC ).​

Computation Skills

Programming language:

  •    Python  |  C++ | FORTRAN 95


  •    ROOT (C++ based) | PyROOT (C++ and Python integrated) | Jupyter | GEANT4 (Simulation toolkit) | LaTeX | Origin | MATLAB | MATHEMATICA

OS :

  •     Linux |  Windows | Mac OS X

Confererence Talks, Posters

  • Dec.10-14, 2018: Oral presentation in  XXIII DAE-BRNS High Energy Physics Symposium, IIT Madras, India.

  • Dec.10-14, 2018: Poster in DAE International Symposium on Nuclear Physics, BARC, Mumbai, India.

Schools / Workshops Attend

  • Jan. 7-27, 2019: XII SERB School on Experimental High Energy Physics, TIFR, Mumbai, India

  • Dec. 18-23, 2017: GIAN course on Dark Matter: the astroparticle perspective, JNU, New Delhi, India


  • June, 2017 - UGC-CSIR NET qualified.

  • Ranked 24 in Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST) - 2016.

  • Top 1% in National Graduate Physics Examination (NGPE) - 2016.

  • Received INSPIRE scholarships, funded by DST, Govt. of India, for 3 consecutive years during B.Sc.

Teaching Experience

So far, I've taught the following courses as a Teaching Assistant (TA) :

Spring, 2020: Newtonian Mechanics for Engineers and Scientists.

Fall, 2019: Newtonian Mechanics for Engineers and Scientists.