Prof. Sarmistha Banik

Head & Professor
Department of Physics

Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
Hyderabad Campus
Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal
Dist.-Medchal-500 078
Telangana, India

Dr. Sarmistha Banik

Professor & Head,
Physics Department,
BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus.
  • Visiting Associate, The Inter-University Center for Astronomy & Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune (since 2015)
  • Associate member  of  Indian Pulsar Timing Array - InPTA(since 2021)
  • Life Member of Indian Astronomical Society 
Phone: 040-66303593

Area of Interest:

Nuclear Astrophysics


Academic Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. Thesis: “The Physics of Dense Matter in Compact Stars within Relativistic Models.” Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, India, Degree by Calcutta University.
  • Post-MSc in Physics Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, India 
  • MSc in Physics Kalyani University, India 
  • BSc in Physics Scottish Church College, India 

Post doctoral Research:

  • Guest Scientist(Alexander von Humboldt Fellow) Frankfurt Institute  for Advanced Studies, Germany.
  •  Post Doctoral Research Associate, School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Manchester, UK.