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Dr. Swati Baruah

Designation: Assistant Professor, Associate Dean (PG) of School of Basics Sciences

Email: swatibaruah@kazirangauniversity.in

Academic Qualifications:

  • M. Sc from Dibrugarh University
  • Ph. D from Tezpur University.
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Experience:

  • Post-Doctoral Research Experience: Post Doctoral Fellow (PDF) (2011 - 2014) at the Institute for Plasma Research, Bhat, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, Area of research is Molecular Dynamics Simulation of charged particle systems in two and three dimensions.

Job Experiences:

  • Presently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics, & Associate Dean (PG), School of Basic Sciences, Kaziranga University, Jorhat, Assam.
  • Worked as an Assistant Professor in Physics at LDRP Institute of Technology and Research, Kadi Sarva Vidyalaya, Nr. Kh-5 Circle, Sector -15, Gandhinagar 382 015, Gujarat, from 1st July 2015 to 30th June 2016.

Works:

  • Study of various low-frequency instabilities using fluid theory.
  • Physics of Dust Plasma.
  • Study of crystal formation under various conditions using Molecular Dynamics (MD) Simulation.
  • Study of low-frequency phenomena in the presence of dust particles in the weakly ionized plasma.
  • Study of linear and nonlinear properties of strongly coupled pair-ion plasmas with softcore using MD simulation.
  • Simulational study of equilibrium properties and phase transition of strongly coupled attractive Yukawa systems with softcore

Career Highlights & Awards:

Ongoing Projects:

  • Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS), Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India, awarded Minor research project grant for the proposal of "A first principle numerical simulation of Strongly Coupled Multi-ion Plasma in the presence of an external magnetic field", sanctioned no. 39/14/25/2016-BRNS/34428,  dated 20/01/2017, sanctioned amount is about twenty-three lakh.

International Research Experience:

  • Performed an experimental research work in the field of Complex plasmas. The experiments are part of a research collaboration between the complex plasma group at Max-Planck Institute, Germany, supervised by Dr. Uwe Konopka and complex plasma group of Department of  Physics, Tezpur University, Assam, India.

Talks delivered:

  • Invited to deliver a talk on “Light & Nobel: the Fascination of Science” in the “Regional Symposium on International Year of Light and 100 Years of Theory of Relativity”, organized by Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya (KSV, Gandhinagar) in collaboration with Physical Research Laboratory (PRL, Ahmedabad) and Gujarat Council on Science and Technology (GUJCOST, Gandhinagar) during 2nd and 3rd December, 2015.
  • “Study of the effects of the Attractive potentials on Coulomb crystal formation”, by Swati Baruah at 11th Regional Seminar jointly organized by Solar and Planetary Environment Research Association (SPERA) and Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT) at Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya, Gandhinagar during Oct. 2015.
  • “Investigation of Phase Equilibria and critical properties of strongly Coupled Pair-ion Plasmas”, by Swati Baruah at International Conference on Space and Plasma Science (ICSPS-2015), organized by Department of Physics Govt. Vivekanand P. G. College, Maihar, Satna, M.P., India, during Sept. 2015.
  • “The role of different interaction potentials on dust crystal formation and investigation of Phase Equilibria and Critical Properties of Strongly Coupled Pair Ion Plasmas”, by Swati Baruah at KSV University, LDRP Institute of Technology and Research Campus, Sector 15, Road No. 5, Gandhinagar, Ahmadabad, Gujarat, India, during February, 2015.
  • “Phase transitional study of strongly coupled pair-ion plasmas”, by Swati Baruah at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata, India, during September 2014.
  • “Coulomb solid formation in Complex Plasma”, by Swati Baruah at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata, India, during September 2014.
  •  “The role of different interaction potentials on dust crystal formation”, by Swati Baruah at Institute for Plasma Research (IPR), Bhat, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India, during August 2011.
  •  “Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Phase Transition in Complex Plasma”, by Swati Baruah on “24th National Symposium on Plasma Science and Technology (Plasma-2009)”, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur (HP), India, during Dec-2009.

Publications:

  • “A study of low-frequency drift instability in dusty plasma”, - Swati Baruah and Nilakshi Das, “21st National Symposium on Plasma Science and Technology (Plasma-2006)”, Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, Dec-2006.
  • “A Study on ionization instability in Dusty Plasma”, Swati Baruh, “22nd National Symposium On Plasma Science and Technology (Plasma-2007)”, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, Dec-2007.
  • “Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Phase Transition in Complex Plasma”, Swati Baruah, Nilakshi Das, and Manoj Warrier, “24th National Symposium On Plasma Science and Technology (Plasma-2009)”, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur (H P), Dec-2009.
  • “Role of attractive force on dust crystal formation”, Swati Baruah and Nilakshi Das, “25th National Symposium on Plasma Science and Technology (Plasma 2010)”, Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology Guwahati, Assam, Dec-2010.
  • “Coulomb crystallization of Magnetized Dusty Plasma”, Swati Baruah and Nilakshi Das, “25th National Symposium on Plasma Science and Technology (Plasma 2010)”, Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology Guwahati, Assam, Dec-2010.
  • “Role of magnetic field on dust crystal formation”, Swati Baruah and Nilakshi Das, “6th International Conference on the Physics of Dusty Plasmas”, 2011 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
  • “Effects of attractive potentials on Coulomb crystal formation”, Swati Baruah and Nilakshi Das, “6th International Conference on the Physics of Dusty Plasmas”, 2011 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
  • “A Preliminary study using MD simulation of Driven Yukawa system”, Swati Baruah and R. Ganesh, “1st PSSI-Plasma Scholars’ Colloquium (PSSI-PSC-2012)”, Institute For Plasma Research, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
  • “Statistical Mechanics Of Pure Repulsive And Pure Attractive Yukawa Systems with A Soft Core – A Molecular Dynamics Study”, Swati Baruah and R. Ganesh, “28th National Symposium on Plasma Science & Technology (Plasma 2013)”, jointly organized by the Plasma Science Society of India (PSSI) and School of Applied Sciences, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
  • “Equilibrium properties and Phase transitional study of strongly coupled pair ion plasmas”, Swati Baruah, R. Ganesh, and K. Avinash, “7th International Conference on the Physics of Dusty Plasmas”, 2014 in New Delhi.
  • “Study of the effects of the Attractive potentials on Coulomb crystal formation”,  Swati Baruah, 11th Regional Seminar jointly organized by Solar and Planetary Environment Research Association (SPERA) and Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT) at Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya, Gandhinagar during Oct. 2015.
  • “Investigation of Phase Equilibria and critical properties of strongly Coupled Pair-ion Plasmas”, Swati Baruah, R. Ganesh, K. Avinash, International Conference on Space and Plasma Science (ICSPS-2015), Department of Physics Govt. Vivekanand P. G. College, Maihar, Satna, M.P., India, during Sept. 2015.
  • Swati Baruah, Ruby Deka, Upasha Sarma and R. Ganesh, “A preliminary study of the effect of an external magnetic field in strongly coupled Pair-ion Plasma”, one day symposium on “Recent trends in Basic Plasma Research”, organized by Center of Plasma Physics (CPP) – IPR, Guwahati, on March 8, 2019.

 

Experience of Symposium / Workshop / School:

  • 21st National Symposium on Plasma Science & Technology (Plasma-2006), organized by Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur and Plasma Science Society of India during Dec-2006.
  • 22nd National Symposium on Plasma Science & Technology (Plasma-2007), organized by Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad and Plasma Science Society of India during Dec-2007.
  • 24th National Symposium on Plasma Science & Technology (Plasma-2009), organized by National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur (HP) and Plasma Science Society of India (PSSI) during Dec-2009.
  • DAE-BRNS sponsored three day school on Foundations of Plasma Physics and Technology for Young Researchers of North East India, organized by Thermal Plasma Processed Materials Laboratory, Department of Physics, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh and Power Beam Society of India during Oct. 30th – 1st Nov. 2009.
  • Workshop on Recent Trends in Astronomy and Astrophysics, organized by Department of Physics, Tezpur University, sponsored by IUCAA, India, during Oct. 21st – 23rd, 2009.
  • 25th National Symposium on Plasma Science and Technology (Plasma 2010), organized by Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology Guwahati, Assam and Plasma Science Society of India (PSSI) during Dec-2010.
  • A Three Days National Science Academies’ Lecture Workshop on NONLINEAR DYNAMICS (ND2011), organized by Department of Physics, Tezpur University, Assam, India, during April  26th - 28th, 2011.
  • 6th International Conference on the Physics of Dusty Plasmas (ICPDP) organized by Max-Planck-Institut fr extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany, during May 16-20, 2011 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
  • 1st PSSI-Plasma Scholars’ Colloquium (PSSI-PSC-2012) held at Institute For Plasma Research, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, during 3rd-4th July 2012.
  • “DST-SERB School on Tokamak & Magnetized Plasma Fusion 2013”, held at Institute For Plasma Research, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, from Feb. 25th to March 15th, 2013.
  • “28th National Symposium on Plasma Science and Technology (Plasma 2013)”, jointly organized by the Plasma Science Society of India (PSSI) and School of Applied Sciences, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, during Dec. 3rd – 6th, 2013.
  • “7th International Conference on the Physics of Dusty Plasmas 2014”, organized by University of Delhi, New Delhi, during 3rd – 7th March 2014.
  •  “11th Regional Seminar” jointly organized by Solar and Planetary Environment Research Association (SPERA) and Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT) at Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya, Gandhinagar on 10th Oct. 2015.
  • “International Conference on Space and Plasma Science (ICSPS-2015)”, organized by Department of Physics Govt. Vivekanand P. G. College, Maihar, Satna, M.P., India, during 22nd-24th  Sept. 2015.
  • Invited talk delivered in the “Regional Symposium on International Year of Light and 100 Years of Theory of Relativity”, organized by Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya (KSV, Gandhinagar) in collaboration with Physical Research Laboratory (PRL, Ahmedabad) and Gujarat Council on Science and Technology (GUJCOST, Gandhinagar) during 2nd and 3rd December, 2015.
  •  Attended in the workshop on “Astronomy & Astrophysics-Recent Trends & Scope” jointly organized by Inter-University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune, and the Assam Science Society, Jorhat Branch, at Kaziranga University, Jorhat, on 6th May 2017.
  • Attended Faculty development program organized by Kaziranga University DST entrepreneurship development board, during  Dec. 15, 2017 to Jan. 6, 2018.
  • Participated in GIAN course on High-Performance Computing concepts and practice, organized by NIT, Calicut, during Oct. 8-13, 2018.
  • Attended “6th PSSI Plasma Scholars Colloquium”, organized by Department of Physics, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT), Majitar, Rangpo, Sikkim-737136, India, during 24th -26th August 2018.
  • Participated in the workshop on fundamental mathematics, organized by Dept. of Mathematics, Kaziranga University, Assam, on Feb. 12, 2018.
  • Participated in the workshop on Fundamental of computational chemistry, organized by Dept. of Chemistry, Kaziranga University, on March 27, 2018.
  • Participated in the workshop on Astronomy and Astrophysics-Recent Trends & scope, jointly organized by Kaziranga University and IUCAA, Pune, on May 6, 2017.

     Membership of Professional bodies

  • Life member of Plasma Science Society of India, LM-695.
  • Life member of The Assam Science Society.

   Academic award etc.

  • Recipient of award of Plasma Science Society of India (PSSI) Research Fellowship in the year 2008.
  • Selected for the award of National Scholarship for the year 2002 by Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam.
  • Secured second best poster award on the presentation entitled “A preliminary study of the effect of an external magnetic field in strongly coupled Pair-ion Plasma”, Swati Baruah, Ruby Deka, Upasha Sarma and R. Ganesh, in one day symposium on “Recent trends in Basic Plasma Research”, organized by Center of Plasma Physics (CPP) – IPR, Guwahati, on 8th March, 2019.
 
Selected Publications:
  •  “A molecular dynamics study of phase transition in strongly coupled pair-ion plasmas” Swati Baruah, R. Ganesh, and K. Avinash

            Phys. Plasmas 22, 082116 (2015).

  • “Thermodynamic properties of strongly coupled plasma in the presence of external magnetic field”