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Dr. Sudhanwa Patra
Ph.D. (Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad)
Assistant Professor, IIT Bhilai
Department of Physics
sudhanwa@iitbhilai.ac.in

Areas of Interest

  • High Energy Physics, Neutrino Physics,
  • Astro-Particle Physics, Cosmology

Education

  • PhD (2011), Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad
  • MSc (2007), Utkal University, Bhubaneswar

Teaching

At Siksha O Anusandhan University
  • Quantum Mechanics (MSc)
  • Mathematical Methods (MSc)
  • Advanced Quantum Mechanics (PhD)
  • Quantum Field Theory (PhD)
  • Particle Physics (PhD)
At IIT Bhilai
  • Quantum Mechanics (BTech-PH)
  • Complex Varibales (BTech-MA)
  • Matrix Analysis (BTech-EE)
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics (BTech)
  • Quantum Mechanics (PhD)

Professional Experiences:

  • Assistant Professor, Siksha `O'Anusandhan University
  • Post Doctoral Fellow in Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad
  • Post Doctoral Fellow in Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar
  • Post Doctoral Fellow at Max-Planck-Institut fur Kernphysik, Heidelberg, Germany with Prof. Werner Rodejohann and Prof. Manfred Lindner
  • Supervised a PhD Student, Prativa Pritimita (Degree awarded and co-authored 8 publications)
  • Handled Research Project funded by Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India [2014-2017] (15 publications already as an outcome of this project)
  • Mentored a Post-Doc., Dr. Nitali Dash (Completed PhD from BARC and coauthored 3 papers)
  • Reviewer of Advances in High Energy Physics.
  • Reviewer of Advances Mod. Phys. Lett

Awards and Honours

  • NASI Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award-2018
  • Received Young Scientist Award for 2015 from Orissa Physical Society
  • Visiting Scientist position at Max-Planck-Institut for Kernphysik, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Junior Research Fellowship (2007-2009) and Senior Research Fellowship (2009-2011), Govt. of India
  • National Scholarship, Government of India (2001 - 2004
  • Life Member of Odisha Physical Society.
  • Qualified national level tests like Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), NET, Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST) and Bhabha Atomic Research Centre ( BARC )
  • Secured top position in 10th at school level (2000) and in 12th Science (2002) at college level.
  • Awarded Best graduate from Vyasanagar College for securing highest mark irrespective of Science, Commerce, Arts stream and same by the Rotary International Club in 2005.
  • Glorious Student of Manatira Govt. High School and Young Scientist Award, Feb. 2015

Selected list of Publications

  • J. Heeck, S. Patra ; Minimal Left-Right Dark Matter; Phys. Rev. Lett. 115 (2015) 12, 121804 [50 citations]
  • S. Patra , F.S. Queiroz, W. Rodejohann; Stringent Dilepton Bounds on Left-Right Models using LHC data; Phys.Lett. B752 (2016) 186-190 [42 citations]
  • S. Patra ; Dark matter, lepton and baryon number, and left-right symmetric theories; Phys. Rev. D 93 (2016) no.9, 093001
  • P. Pritimita, N. Dash, S. Patra ; Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay in LRSM with Natural Type-II seesaw Dominance; JHEP 1610 (2016) 147
  • R.L. Awasthi, M.K. Parida, S. Patra ; Neutrino masses, dominant neutrinoless double beta decay, and observable lepton flavor violation in left-right models and SO(10) grand uni cation with low mass WR,ZR bosons; JHEP 1308, 122 (2013) [51 citations]
  • S. Patra , W. Rodejohann, C.E. Yaguna; A new B-L model without right-handed neutrinos; JHEP 1609 (2016) 076
  • S.F. Ge, M. Lindner, S. Patra ; New physics effects on neutrinoless double beta decay from right-handed current; JHEP 1510 (2015) 077

Research Interests:

  • Neutrinos at Energy, Intensity and Cosmic Frontier
  • Lepton Number, Lepton Flavour and Baryon Number Violation
  • Aspects of low scale seesaw alternatives to canonical seesaw models
  • Left-Right symmetric theories in the lamp post of new physics discovery
  • Stable Dark matter and their Collider Complementarity
  • Grand Uni ed Theory, Model building and their low energy phenomenology

Complete list of Publications

2018
  1. F. Deppisch, C. Hati, S. Patra, P. Pritimita, U. Sarkar; Neutrinoless double beta decay in left-right symmetric models with a universal seesaw; Phys. Rev. D 97 (2018) no.3, 035005
  2. C. Hati, S. Patra, P. Pritimita, U. Sarkar; Neutrino Mass and Leptogenesis in left-right symmetric models: A review from a model building prospective; Front. in Phys. 6 (2018) 19
  3. M. Srutilaya, R. Mohanta, S. Patra; Neutrino mass and Neutrinoless double beta decay in SO(10) Grand Unified Theory with Pati-Salam symmetry; J. Phys. G 45 (2018) no.7, 075004
  4. N. Narendra, S. Patra, N. Sahu, S. Shil; Baryogenesis via Leptogenesis from asymmetric Dark matter and radiatively generated neutrino mass; arXiv: 1805.04860
  5. F. Deppisch, C. Hati, S. Patra, U. Sarkar, JWF Valle; SU(6) Grand Unification of 3-3-1 Model; Springer Proc. Phys. 203 (2018) 377-380
2017
  1. A. Dasgupta, D. Borah, S. Patra; Common Origin of 3.55 keV X-ray line and Gauge Coupling Unification with Left-Right Dark Matter Phys.Rev. D96 (2017) no.11, 115019
  2. C. Hati, S. Patra, M. Reig, J.W.F. Valle, C.A. Vaquera-Araujo; Towards gauge coupling unification in left-right symmetric SU(3)C x SU(3)L x SU(3)R x U(1)X theories; Phys.Rev. D 96 (2017) no.1, 015004
  3. S. Patra, S. Rao, N. Sahoo, N. Sahu, Gauged U(1) model in light of muon g-2 anomaly, neutrino mass and dark matter phenomenology; Nucl. Phys. B 917 (2017) 317-336
  4. D. Borah, S. Patra; Universal Seesaw and neutrinoless double beta decay in new 3331 left-right symmetric model; Phys.Lett. B771 (2017) 318-326
  5. S. Singirala, R. Mohanta, S. Patra; Singlet scalar Dark matter in U(1)BL models without right-handed neutrinos; arXiv:1704.01107 [hep-ph]
  6. D. Borah, A. Dasgupta, U.K. Dey, S. Patra, G. Tomar; Multi-component Fermionic Dark Matter and IceCube PeV scale Neutrinos in Left-Right Model with Gauge Unification; JHEP 1709 (2017) 005
  7. D. Borah, A. Dasgupta, S. Patra; Dominant light-heavy neutrino mixing contribution to neutrinoless double beta decay in minimal left-right symmetric model with universal seesaw; arXiv:1706.02456 [hep-ph]
  8. S. Singirala, R. Mohanta, S. Patra, Soumya Rao; Majorana Dark Matter in a new B-L model; arXiv: 1710.05775
  9. M. Srutilaya, R. Mohanta, S. Patra; A4 realization of Linear Seesaw and Neutrino Phenomenology; arXiv: 1709.01737
2016
  1. S. Patra, W. Rodejohann, C.E. Yaguna, A new B-L model without right-handed neutrinos, JHEP 1609 (2016) 076
  2. S. Patra, F.S. Queiroz, W. Rodejohann; Stringent Dilepton Bounds on Left-Right Models using LHC data; Phys.Lett. B752 (2016) 186-190 [38 citations]
  3. S. Patra; Dark matter, lepton and baryon number, and left-right symmetric theories; Phys. Rev. D 93 (2016) no.9, 093001
  4. P. Pritimita, N. Dash, S. Patra; Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay in LRSM with Natural Type-II seesaw Dominance; JHEP 1610 (2016) 147
  5. F. F. Deppisch, L. Graf, S. Kulkarni, S. Patra, W. Rodejohann, N. Sahu, U.Sarkar; Reconciling the 2 TeV Excesses at the LHC in a Linear Seesaw Left-Right Model; Phys.Rev. D93 (2016) 1, 013011 [61 citations]
  6. S. Bhattacharya, S. Patra, N. Sahoo, N. Sahu; 750 GeV Di-photon excess at CERN LHC from a dark sector assisted scalar decay; JCAP 1606 (2016) 010 [56 citations]
  7. F.F. Deppisch, C. Hati, S. Patra, P. Pritimita, U. Sarkar; Implications of the diphoton excess on leftright models and gauge unification; Phys. Lett. B 757 (2016) 223-230 [60 citations]
  8. S. Patra, S. Rao; Singlet fermion Dark Matter within Left-Right Model; Phys. Lett. B 759 (2016) 454-458
  9. D. Borah, S. Patra, S. Sahoo; Subdominant Left-Right Scalar Dark Matter as Origin of the 750 GeV Diphoton Excess at LHC; Int. J. Mod. Phys. A 31 (2016) no.17, 1650097 [50 citations]
  10. F.F. Deppisch, C. Hati, U. Sarkar, S. Patra, J.W.F. Valle; 331 Models and Grand Unification: From Minimal SU(5) to Minimal SU(6) Phys.Lett. B762 (2016) 432-440
  11. A. Dasgupta, C. Hati, S. Patra, U. Sarkar; A minimal model of TeV scale WIMPy leptogenesis; arXiv:1605.01292 [hep-ph]
2015
  1. J. Heeck, S. Patra ; Minimal Left-Right Dark Matter; Phys. Rev. Lett. 115 (2015) 12, 121804 [56 citations]
  2. S.F. Ge, M. Lindner,S. Patra; New physics effects on neutrinoless double beta decay from right-handed current; JHEP 1510 (2015) 077 [26 citations]
  3. P. Humbert, M. Lindner, S. Patra, J. Smirnov, Lepton Number Violation within the Conformal Inverse Seesaw, JHEP 1509 (2015) 064; [18 citations]
  4. S. Patra, N. Sahoo, N. Sahu, Dipolar dark matter in light of 3.5 keV X-ray Line, Neutrino mass and LUX data, Phys.Rev. D91 (2015) 11, 115013
  5. F.F. Deppisch, T.E. Gonzalo,S. Patra, N. Sahu, U. Sarkar, Double Beta Decay, Lepton Flavour Violation and Collider Signatures of Left-Right Symmetric Models with Spontaneous D Parity Breaking, Physical Review D 91 (2015) 1, 015018 [64 citations]
2009-2014
  1. F.F. Deppisch, T.E. Gonzalo, S. Patra, N. Sahu, U. Sarkar, A Signal of Right-Handed Charged Gauge Bosons at the LHC ?, Physical Review D 90, 053014 (2014) [78 citations]
  2. M. Borah, D. Borah, M.K. Das, S. Patra, Perturbations to mu-tau Symmetry, Leptogenesis and Lepton Flavour Vio- lation with Type II Seesaw, Physical Review D 90, 095020 (2014) [12 citations]
  3. S. Patra , P. Pritimita, Post-Sphaleron baryogenesis and neutron-antineutron oscillation in non SUSY SO(10) GUT with gauge coupling unification and proton decay, EPJC 74, 3078 (2014)
  4. D. Borah, S. Patra, P. Pritimita, Sub-dominant Type II Seesaw as an Origin of Non-zero theta-13 in SO(10) model with TeV scale ZR Gauge Boson, Nuclear Physics B 881 (2014) 444 [16 citations]
  5. R.L. Awasthi, M.K. Parida,S. Patra, Neutrino masses, dominant neutrinoless double beta decay, and observable lepton flavor violation in left-right models and SO(10) grand unification with low mass WR, ZR bosons, JHEP 1308, 122 (2013) [43 citations]
  6. S. Patra,Neutrinoless double beta decay in left-right theory without scalar bidoublet, Physical Review D 87, 015002 (2013)
  7. M.K. Parida, S. Patra, Left-right models with light neutrino mass prediction and dominant neutrinoless double beta decay rate Physics Letters B 718, 1407-1412 (2013) [18 citations]
  8. J. Chakrabortty, H.Z. Devi, S. Goswami,S. Patra,Neutrinoless double beta decay in TeV scale left-right symmetric models, JHEP 1208 (2012) 008 [45 citations]
  9. D. Choudhury, N. Mahajan,S. Patra, U. Sarkar, Radiative leptogenesis at TeV scale; JCAP 1204 (2012) 017
  10. D. Borah, S. Patra, U. Sarkar, TeV scale Left Right Symmetry with spontaneous D-parity breaking, Phys. Rev. D 83, 035007(2011) [13 citations]
  11. S. Patra, A. Sarkar, U. Sarkar, Spontaneous Left-Right Symmetry Breaking in Supersymmetric Models with only Higgs Doublets, Phys. Rev. D 82 (2010) 01
  12. J. Bhatt, S. Patra, U. Sarkar, Gravity corrections in SU(5) gauge couplings, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 25 (2010) 283-293
  13. S. Patra, A. Sarkar, U. Sarkar, U.A. Yajnik, Spontaneous Parity Violation in supersymmetric left-right model, Phys. Lett. B 679 (2009) 386-389 [10 citations]
  14. Sudhanwa Patra and Prativa Pritimita, 7 keV sterile neutrino Dark Matter in extended seesaw framework, arXiv:1409.3656 [hep-ph]
  15. Ram Lal Awasthi, M.K. Parida and Sudhanwa Patra, Neutrinoless double beta decay and pseudo-Dirac neutrino mass predic- tions through inverse seesaw mechanism, arXiv:1301.4784 [hep-ph]
  16. Sudhanwa Patra and Soumya Rao, A simple model for magnetic elastic dark matter, arXiv:1112.3454 [hep-ph]
  17. Testable Leptogenesis in extended Standard Model, Sudhanwa Patra; arXiv:0911.4577 [hep-ph]
  18. Debasish Borah and Sudhanwa Patra, Type III Seesaw and Dark Matter in a Supersymmetric Left-Right Model, arXiv:0910.0146 [hep-ph]

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