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Agniva Ghosh

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I'm a Physics Grad student at University of Minnesota. Formerly I've done my bachelor and master studies from University of Calcutta and Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur in India respectively. I am from a small town called Konnagar, situated in the suburb area of the Calcutta metropolis in India.

Summary of Interests
Gravitational Lensing, Dark Matter

About My Work

Teaching Experiences

  • Teaching Assistant, PHYS 1301: Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering I, Fall 2017, University of Minnesota Twin Cities.
  • Teaching Assistant, PHYS 1302: Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering II, Spring 2018, University of Minnesota Twin Cities.
  • Teaching Assistant, PHYS 1302: Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering II, Fall 2018, University of Minnesota Twin Cities.
  • Teaching Assistant, PHYS 1202: Introductory Physics for Biology and Pre-medicine II, Spring 2019, University of Minnesota Twin Cities.

Other Research Experiences

  • April 2015-May 2016: Worked on my Masters’ Thesis Project about using potential Dark Matter candidates as a probe to solve Gauge Coupling Unification problem in Particle Physics under supervision of Prof. Tirtha Sankar Ray at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India.
  • January 2017- May 2017: Worked for a project on Dark Matter and Inflation under supervision of Dr. Arindam Chatterjee at Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata, India.

Awards and Achievements

  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award by School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, 2018.
  • Proficiency Award for Best Masters’ Thesis of Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur,-2016.
  • Lectureship and Junior Research Fellowship awarded by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and University Grants Commission, Govt. of India, 2015.
  • INSPIRE Scholarship for Higher Education by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, 2011

Education

MSc Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, 2016
BSc Physics, University of Calcutta, 2014