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Seminars & Workshops

Department of Physics, Bangabasi College had conducted the following workshops very recently:

1. "Integrated PhD interviews in Physics-A positive march towards a research career " on 16th May 2016 Monday, at the Acharya P.K. Bose Memorial Auditorium Hall. It was funded by the College and received tremendous response from students from all over the city.The speakers were.

  • Prof. Rabin Banerjee, SNBNCBS Kolkata
  • Prof. Pushan Majumdar, IACS, Kolkata
  • Prof. Narayan Bandopadhyay, IISER Kolkata
  • Prof. Amal Das, IIT-Kharagpur.

2. "C.K. Majumdar Memorial Experimental Physics Workshop" in collaboration with Indian Association of Physics Teachers, IAPT, Regional Council - 15, from 22nd till 24th December 2016, for first year Physics Honours students. Participation was enthusiastic from this college as well as from other colleges. Innovative experiments were demonstrated by IAPT members and performed by students themselves. The students on the second day, were addressed by eminent high energy physicist, Prof. Sukalyan Chattopadhyaya of Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata. His motivating lecture was highly appreciated by students.

3. "Pre-Master's Workshop in Theoretical Physics, Cycle - I", for outgoing final year students, was funded by the College and was held from 15th till 19th May' 2017. The resource persons consisted of :

  • Prof. Partha Ghosh, HOD Physics, Bangabasi College
  • Prof. Saugata Bhattacharyya, Vidyasagar College
  • Prof. Arabinda Choudhury, S.A. Jaipuria College
  • Prof. Joydip Mitra, Scottish Church College
  • Prof. Sk. Jahiruddin, Sister Nivedita College for Girls
  • Prof. Suman Chowdhury, Bangabasi College

It was a high demand on behalf of the participants that the tenure of the workshop should be longer and the next cycles should follow soon.

4. "Chat with a Scholar"- A very own initiative on behalf of the Physics Department has earned tremendous acclaim & response from undergraduate students all over Kolkata. A research scholar working in an active field of Physics is invited over to chat informally with the students to motivate them and the entire event is video-recorded & shared over Youtube. The scholars who had visited/would be visiting are:

  • Roopayan Ghosh, JRF, IACS-Kolkata.
  • Sourav Islam, JRF, IISER-Kolkata.
  • Abhirup Ghosh, SRF, ICTS-Bangalore and Member, LIGO Collaboration, Recipient of Fundamental Physics Award
  • Ankan Sur, Anton Pannekoek Institute of Astronomy, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

5. "Prof. Shyamadas Chatterjee Endowment Lecture", in association with Indian Physical Society, would be delivered by Amitava Raychaudhuri, Prof. Emeritus, University of Calcutta on 1st September 2017, at Acharya Prasanta Kumar Bose Auditorium, Bangabasi College. The topic of the lecture would be "Solving the mystery of mass".