Dr. Satyanarayana Kumar

Assistant Professor

Email: satyanarayana.m@vit.ac.in

PhD: Washington University in Saint Louis

Research Area: Quantum field theory, Neutron Stars, Cold Atoms

Employee ID51741
Salutation (Prof./ Dr.)Dr.
NameSatyanarayana Kumar
DesignationAssistant Professor
School/CentreSchool of Advanced Sciences
Educational details (Please mention all the degrees with latest first)
DegreePassed out yearSpecializationInstitute/University/ College
PhD2016Theoretical PhysicsWashington University in St. Louis, USA
A.M. in Physics


2012PhysicsWashington University in St. Louis USA
Integrated MSc in PhysicsPhysicsUniversity of Mysore, Karnataka, India
Post-Doctoral Experience if any2.75
Research Details
Areas of SpecializationQuark Matter, Nuclear Astrophysics, Quantum Chromodynamics, Ultracold atomic physics
ORCID IDS Kumar Mallavarapu (0000-0003-3134-7683) (orcid.org)
Scopus ID55627650600 , Scopus – Results: AU-ID(“Mallavarapu, S. Kumar” 55627650600) | Signed in


H-index (scopus)3
Google Scholar ID‪Dr. Satyanarayana Kumar – ‪Google Scholar
i10 index3
Awards & Recognition Details (only national and international awards and recognitions)
Name of the award, awarding agency, year of award
2016 Skandalaris patent challenge pedagogic presentation winner, USA

2016 Doctorate in Physics, Washington University in St. Louis, USA.

2016 DNP Travel Grant awarded for American Physical Society meeting.

2013 DNP Travel Grant awarded for American Physical Society meeting.

2011 Arthur L. Hughes Fellowship, Washington University.

2010 First rank, Integrated Master of Science in Physics, University of


2010 NET-CSIR, All India Rank 21 (Qualified for research fellowship and lectureship).

2010 JEST Examination percentile 99.73.

2009 Research Fellowship Program, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India.

2005-2010 Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) fellowship, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.

2005 Fellow at the National Initiative for Undergraduate Sciences, Homi

Bhabha Centre for Science Education, India.

Major International Collaboration Details  – Academic Collaboration Details
Type of collaboration (Research & publication/Funded Project/consultancy etc.), collaborating institute, year of collaboration
Research and Publication:   University of Nottingham, 2020-2021

Research and Publication :  Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune , 2020-2021

Research and Publication :  Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal , 2020-2021

Research and Publication : Bar-Ilan University, Israel, 2022

Research and Publication : Washington University in St. Louis, USA, 2022

Other DetailsWas a mentor to incoming students as PhD student, Was science content creator for outreach programs during PhD.  A member of the undergraduate curriculum and syllabus formation team. Currently lab in charge for the physical sciences programme