Dr. Amitava Sil

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Dr. Amitava Sil
Assistant Professor
amitavadrsil@rediffmail.com /Mob. No:(+919830089087)
Academic Profile :

M.Sc., Ph.D.

Jadavpur University, Kolkata (Ph. D.)
I.I.T., Kharagpur (M.Sc.)
S. A. Jaipuria College, Kolkata (B. Sc.)
Scottish Church Collegiate School, Kolkata (10+2)

Nuclear Physics (M.Sc.)
General Relativity, Gravitation, Cosmology (Ph. D.)

Position Held Earlier (Optional) :
Position :
01.11.1996 to 30.10.2001
St. Joseph’s College, Darjeeling
Position :
Assistant Professor
29.11.2002 to till date
St. Paul’s Cathedral Mission College
Position :
Senior Lecturer
01.11.2001 to 31.03.2002
St. Joseph’s College, Darjeeling
Position :
01.04.2002 to 28.11.2002
Darjeeling Government College
Area of Research :

General Relativity, Gravitation, Cosmology

Current Projects :
Completed Projects :
Project :

Reconstruction of equation of state of ‘Dark Energy’ to explain the accelerated expansion of the Universe

University Grants Commission
Sanction No. : F. PSW-050/08-09 dated 12-Dec-08

02-Feb-2009 to 01-Aug-2010 (18 months)

List of Publication :

1. Inflationary solutions in general scalar-tensor theory of gravitations
A.Banejee, S.B.Dutta Choudhury, N.Banerjee and A.Sil. Pramana, 40, 31(1993)

2. Extended inflation in higher dimensional spacetime with a Brans-Dicke scalar field
S.Chatterjee and A.Sil. General Relativity and Gravitation, 25, 307 (1993)

3. Gravitational collapse of an inhomogeneous dust sphere in higher dimensional spacetime
A.Banerjee, A.Sil and S.Chatterjee. The Astrophysical Journal, 422, 681 (1994)

4. Singularity structure of a self-similar Tolman type model in higher dimensional spcetime
A.Sil and S.Chatterjee, General Relativity and Gravitation, 26, 999 (1994).

5. Motion of particles in five dimensional Kaluza-Klein spaceime
A.Banerjee, A.Sil and S.Chatterjee. Journal of Mathematical Physics, 35, 2423 (1994)

6. Relativistic plasma in a homogeneous cosmological background
A.Banerjee, S.Chatterjee, A.Sil and N.Banerjee. Physical Review D, 50, 1161 (1994)

7. Naked singularities in a self-similar Tolman-Bondi spacetime.
A.Sil and S.Chatterjee. General Relativity and Gravitation, 28, (1996)

8. Magnetohydrodynamics in a homogeneous cosmological background
A.Sil, N.Banerjee and S.Chatterjee, Physical Review D, 53, 7369 (1996)

9. Generalised singularity-free cosmological model in five dimensions
Ajanta Das, A.Sil and A.Banerjee, Physical Review D, 56, 8099 (1997)

10. Lambda varying cosmological models with viscous fluid
S. B. Dutta Choudhury and A. Sil, Astophys. Space Sc., 301,61 (2006)

11. A Better way to Reconstruct Dark Energy Models?
A. Sil and S. Som, Astrophysics and Space Science, 318, 109 (2008)

12. The Coincidence Problem in f(R) Gravity Models
A. Sil and S. Som, General Relativity and Gravitation, 45, 531 (2013)

13. Interacting Holographic Dark Energy Models: A General Approach
S. Som and A. Sil, Astrophysics and Space Science, 352, 867 (2014)

Membership of Professional Bodies :

Life Member of Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
Life Member of Indian Association for General Relativity and Gravitation

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Invited Lectures :

Topic of the Lecture: Dark Energy and Accelerating Universe
Name of the Conference: Recent Aspect of Gravitation and Cosmology
Venue: Jadavpur University
Date: March 20, 2012

Topic of the Lecture: In homogeneous Dust Sphere in Higher Dimensional Spacetime.
Name of the Conference: 17th meeting of the IAGRG (Indian Association for General Relativity and Gravitation)
Venue: IUCAA (Inter Uni, Pune
Date: February 14-18, 1994

Conference Presented Papers :
Conference/Symposium/Workshop organized :

The UGC sponsored National Conference on "Non-conventional Energy Resources and Sustainable Development: Current Perspective" was organised jointly by the departments of Physics, Chemistry and Economics of the college in collaboration with Surendranath College during September 24-25, 2010. The conveners of this conference were Dr. Amitava Sil and Dr. Biswajit Pal.

Ph.D. Thesis Guidance :

Thesis Title: Investigations on accelerated expansion of the Universe with different forms of "Dark Energy"
Thesis was submitted by Sri Sumit Som under the supervision of Prof. S. B. Dutta Choudhury and Dr. Amitava Sil for the award of Ph.D.(Science) degree of Jadavpur University on Dec 01, 2014. He was admitted to the degree on Jul 07, 2015.