Prof. Rahul Nigam

Associate Professor
Department of Physics

Theoretical Physics, gravitation, Gravitational Waves), Early Structure Formation, Astrophysics (Galactic Dynamics
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
Hyderabad Campus
Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal
Dist.-Medchal-500 078
Telangana, India

Research and Academic Visits

Conferences & Workshops: 


  •       Central Laser Facility, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK, June 2022
  • King's College London, May 2022
  • Center for Relativistic Astrophysics, Georgiatech, June 2019
  • Stanford University, May 2019
  • Cosmology, ICTP, Trieste, June, 2018
  • IV Cosmology and the Quantum Vacuum 2017, Segovia, Spain, Sept, 2017 
  • Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Sept 2017
  • Wind Noise Assessment for LIGO India, IUCAA, Pune Dec 2016
  • Stochastic population dynamics under resource constraints, AIP Conf., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Jan 2016
  • Role of Magnetic Field in Structure Formation, TMMGP, Sydney, Australia, Feb 2015
  • 3rd WCSET, Kathmandu, Nepal 2014
  • Decay of Dyonic Black Holes, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada, Sept 2013
  • Workshop on Data Analysis of Gravitational Waves, BITS Goa, Dec 2012
  • On decay of charged black holes, Harish Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad, Dec 2008
  • International Workshop on “String Theory and LHC physics”, IISc Bangalore, Nov 2008.
  • International Workshop in “String Theory”, Puri, Dec 2006.
  • ICTP Spring School on “String Theory”, ICTP, Trieste, Italy, Feb 2007.
  • International Workshop on “String Theory and LHC physics”, IIT Chennai, Nov 2007.
  • National Workshop in “String Theory”, IIT Kanpur, Oct 2005.
  • KIAS International School in “String Theory”, Seoul, Korea, Mar 2005.


School/Workshops Organized:

  • Workshop on Archival Data: Stars, 17-18 Aug 2019. Sponsored by IUCAA Centre for Astronomy Research and Develpment (ICARD).
  • IAGRG 2019, 3rd-5th Jan - 2019 
  • Workshop on “Structure Formation in Standard Cosmology”, 19 th – 23 rd Dec – 2016.
  • Workshop on “Virtual Observatory and Big Data in Astronomy”, 2 nd Oct – 2016.
  • Preparatory SERC School in Theoretical High Energy Physics, June 2014.