Message from the Head

Dr. Sudhanwa Patra
Assistant Professor
Head of Physics Department
Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai

The Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhilai, came into existence along with the establishment of the IIT Bhilai in 2016 and has already made its mark at the national and international level with several funded research projects, national-level awards, research collaborations across the country and globe. Based on the solid foundation of state-of-the-art undergraduate teaching of BTech students and postgraduate degree programs backed by a group of very bright, ambitious young faculty members, the Department is thriving and expanding rapidly to be one of the prominent departments within the institute and country. The Department is currently active in cutting edge research in the areas of condensed matter theory and experiment, soft matter, high energy, nuclear physics, cosmology, and astrophysics. Central to our mission is the training of the next generation of physicists through courses, seminars, access to cutting-edge experimental infrastructures, and mentoring by faculty members that are among the best in the world in their field.

In case you are interested to work with us, please visit faculty web pages and get in touch with us. We look forward to working with you and would highly appreciate your support in our journey.

Message From Director

I am pleased to extend my greetings to students and their parents as well as colleagues near and far. IIT Bhilai was established on 7 August 2016. We are located in Chhattisgarh, the rice bowl of India, in a state rich in natural resources as well as cultural memory and heritage. Read More


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