Department of Physics

Indian Institute Of Technology Madras , Chennai


There are no upcoming events.
Mechanisms governing shape changes in biological membranes 2017-09-13 Prof. P.B. Sunil Kumar , IIT Palakkad and IITM.

Reaching light-speed in a centimeter!
2017-08-09 Dr. Rajeev Paramel Pattathil (RAL, UK)

Frustrated magnets and spin liquids
2017-04-05 Prof. John Chalker, University of Oxford

Nuclear Physics, a century old challenge
2017-03-15 Dr. Sunethra Ramanan, IIT Madras
Small, fast...yet still in control: how insect flight deals with the challenge of miniaturization 2017-03-01 Prof. Sanjay Sane, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore

Geometry of Quantum Entanglement
2017-02-15 Prof. Karol Zyczkowski, Jagiellonian University (Cracow) and Center for Theoretical Physics Polish Academy of Sciences (Warsaw).
Measuring the expansion history of the Universe with Supernovae Type Ia: successes and pitfalls 2017-02-13 Prof. R. Trotta, Imperial College London
Superconductivity at extremely low carrier density: Bismuth 2017-02-08 Prof. S. Ramakrishnan, TIFR.

The Phase Diagram of QCD
2017-01-18 Prof. Bedangadas Mohanty, NISER, Bhubaneswar.

Topology Matters
2016-11-11 Prof. Ranjit Nanda, IIT Madras
The Little Laser That Could A Focused Laser Beam: Useful Tool for Nanoscience Research 2016-11-09 Prof. C.H. Sow, National University of Singapore
Exploring Nature of Neutrinos: Search for neutrino-less double beta decay 2016-11-02 Prof. R.G. Pillay, TIFR, Mumbai.
Turning Science into Technology: Tales of Some Recent Experiences 2016-10-19 Prof. Rudra Pratap

Unravelling Emergent Order in Quantum Materials
2016-09-28 Prof. Andrew Boothroyd, University of Oxford.

What it takes to make graphene magnetic
2016-08-24 Dr Ranjit Nanda, IITM
Hydrodynamics of active matter at the micron scale 2016-03-30 Prof. Ronojoy Adhikari, IMSc.

Short Time Spans in Ultrafast Science
2016-03-16 Prof. Jan M. Rost, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany.
Cosmology and fundamental physics using QSO absorption lines 2016-03-09 Prof. Raghunathan Srianand
Clapeyron, Clausius, Nernst: The Third Law of Thermodynamics and its Consequences for the Phase Diag ... 2016-02-24 Prof. Dietrich Belitz, University of Oregon

Experimental studies on Negative-Ion Resonances
2016-02-17 Dr. G. Aravind, IITM.

Quantum State Discrimination
2016-01-20 Prof. Somshubhro Bandyopadhyay, Bose Institute, Kolkata.

What are glasses?
2015-12-08 Prof. S.S.N. Murthy, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
Into the unknown - New Physics at the intensity frontier 2015-11-03 Dr. Phillip Urquijo, University of Melbourne

Brahmagupta Colloquium
2015-11-02 Prof. Pratap Raychaudhuri , TIFR, Mumbai

Jamming in Sphere Packings
2015-09-09 Prof. Srikanth Sastry, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
A Geometrical clustering of Motor Proteins helps kill bacteria 2015-08-26 Prof. Roop Mallik, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR).
Latest cosmological results from the Planck space mission 2015-08-04 Prof. Francois Bouchet , Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris.
Gravitation and the Cosmos 100 Years after Einstein's Discovery of General Relativity 2015-07-10 Prof. Abhay Ashtekar, Pennsylvania State University

Spin Currrents in Magnetic Heterostructures
2015-05-11 Prof. Rudolf Gross, Walther-Meißner-Institut and Technische Universität München, Germany

Towards a more visual many body theory
2015-04-22 Prof. Pinaki Majumdar, Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad

Nuclear Mechanics and Genome Regulation
2015-03-25 Prof. G. V. Shivashankar, Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore

Magnetic domain and domain wall engineering
2015-02-25 Prof. P.S. Anil Kumar, IISc, Bangalore

In-house Colloquium
2015-01-28 Dr Manu Jaiswal

Brahmagupta Colloquium
2015-01-14 Prof. Kajari Mazumdar

How quantum physics democratized music
2015-01-04 Prof. Sir Michael Berry, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

2014-12-25 Test Speaker

Brahmagupta Colloquium
2014-10-29 Prof. Sadiq Rangwala

Exciting Physics of 2-Dimensional Materials
2014-10-09 Prof. Umesh V Waghmare

Isostructural Phase Transitions in Multiferroics
2014-09-17 Prof. Dhananjai Pandey
Techniques and phenomena from THz to X-rays using picosecond to attosecond pulses 2014-08-27 Professor Prem B Bisht
High harmonic generation of ultrafast X-rays for coherent imaging 2014-08-10 Dr Bill Brocklesby
Anisotropic Quantum Hall States and Their Geometric Interpretation 2014-05-09 Prof. Xin Wan
Electrons in flatland: decent developments and new vistas 2014-05-03 Professor Ravin Bhatt
Strings and QCD, or the rise, fall and rebirth of string models of the strong interactions 2014-04-17 Professor Jeff Harvey
Flexibility and form: wrinkles, folds, and crumples in elastic sheets 2014-03-26 Professor Narayanan Menon
Multi Modality Imaging- A nanoscale perspective for diagnostic biomedical imaging and sensing 2014-03-14 Professor Murukeshan Vadakke Matham

Present and Future Atomic Clocks
2014-02-26 Professor B. P. Das

Inflation after Planck
2014-02-19 Professor Jerome Martin

Topological Phases of Quantum Condensed Matter
2014-02-04 Professor R. Shankar
Investigating Cosmic String Theories with Liquid Crystal Experiments 2014-01-29 Professor Ajit Srivastava

Transient excitons in metals
2014-01-10 Prof. Hrvoje Petek
Non-Classical States of Light and Qubits in Precision Measurements and Quantum Information Processin ... 2013-10-04 Professor R. R. Puri

Scaling the Light Intensity Frontier
2013-09-10 Professor G. Ravindra Kumar

Neutrinos -- A New Window to the Universe
2013-08-14 Professor Naba K. Mondal
Collective motility and its imitations: flows in the cell, active grains, chemotactic colloids 2013-06-11 Professor Sriram Ramaswamy
Active Cellular Mechanics and Information Processing in the Living Cell 2013-06-03 Professor Madan Rao
Persistence of non-volatile memory: what do you see and what can you remember? 2013-06-02 Professor Sabyasach Bhattacharya

Dark Matter and Star Formation in Dwarf Galaxies
2013-04-09 Professor Jayaram Chengalur

Matters of Gravity
2012-10-10 Professor T Padmanabhan

Three Facets of Materials Research
2012-08-08 Professor C. S. Sundar
Significance of the recent discovery of A Higgs boson at the LHC 2012-05-09 Rohini Godbole