V. Sreenath


Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Professional Experience: 

* Postdoctoral fellow Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune, India 2017-2019
* Postdoctoral researcher Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA 2015 –2017
* Junior Research Fellow Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, India 2009

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Academic Background

* Ph.D. Physics Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India 2015
* M. Sc. Physics Sree Krishna College, Guruvayur, India 2008
* B. Sc. Physics St. Thomas College, Thrissur, India 2006

Areas of Interest

• Inflationary cosmology
• Bouncing scenarios
• Loop quantum cosmology
• Imprints of primordial universe on cosmic microwave background and large-scale structure
• Structure formation

Supervision of Ph.D

01 (On Going)

Significant Publications

1. V. Sreenath, Spherical collapse of fuzzy dark matter, Phys. Rev. D 99, 043540 (2019)
[arXiv:1808.08219 [astro-ph.CO]].
2. I. Agullo, B. Bolliet and V. Sreenath, Non-Gaussianity in Loop Quantum Cosmology, Phys.
Rev. D 97, 066021 (2018) [arXiv:1712.08148 [gr-qc]].
3. Debika Chowdhury, V. Sreenath and L. Sriramkumar, The scalar-scalar-tensor inflationary three-point function in the axion monodromy model, JCAP 1611, 041 (2016)
[arXiv:1605.05292 [astro-ph.CO]].
4. Debika Chowdhury, V. Sreenath and L. Sriramkumar, The tensor bi-spectrum in a matter
bounce, JCAP 1511, 002 (2015) [arXiv:1506.06475 [astro-ph.CO]].
5. V. Sreenath, D. K. Hazra and L. Sriramkumar, On the scalar consistency relation away from
slow roll, JCAP 1502, 029 (2015) [arXiv:1410.0252 [astro-ph.CO]].
6. V. Sreenath and L. Sriramkumar, Examining the consistency relations describing the threepoint functions involving tensors, JCAP 1410, 021 (2014)
[arXiv:1406.1609 [astro-ph.CO]].
7. V. Sreenath, R. Tibrewala and L. Sriramkumar, Numerical evaluation of the threepoint scalar-tensor cross-correlations and the tensor bi-spectrum, JCAP 1312, 037 (2013)
[arXiv:1309.7169 [astro-ph.CO]].
8. G. Santhosh, V. Sreenath, A. Lakshminarayan and R. Narayanan, Localized zero-energy
modes in the Kitaev model with vacancy disorder, Phys. Rev. B 85, 054204 (2012)


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Department of Physics, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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