Chinmoy Bhattacharjee

Chinmoy Bhattacharjee


chinmoy.bhattacharjee [at]



Office Hours

Mondays 4pm-5pm

Chinmoy Bhattacharjee received his Bachelors in Physics from Columbia University. He obtained his PhD from The University of Texas at Austin.  His current research interest pertains to the relativistic plasma dynamics near compact objects such as neutron star, Blackholes etc.  

Courses Taught

University Physics I & II

Astronomy and Cosmology

Application of Mathematics to Physics

Research Initiatives

Plasma Physics


B.S Physics (Columbia University)

PhD Physics (University of Texas at Austin)


Plasma Physics


 C Bhattacharjee, J C Feng & David J. Stark Surveying the implications of generalized vortical dynamics in curved space–time

(Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 481, Issue 1, 21 November 2018, Pages 206–216,

C. Bhattacharjee, R. Das., D. J. Stark and S. M. Mahajan, Beltrami state in black-hole accretion disk: A magnetofluid approach. Phys. Rev. E 92, 063104 (2015).

C. Bhattacharjee, R. Das, and S. M. Mahajan, Magnetofluid dynamics in curved spacetime, Phys. Rev. D 91, 064055 (2015).

C. Bhattacharjee, R. Das, and S. M. Mahajan, Novel mechanism for vorticity generation in black-hole accretion disks, Phys. Rev. D 91, 123005 (2015).

D. J. Stark, C. Bhattacharjee, A. Arefiev, T. Toncian, R. D. Hazeltine and S. M. Mahajan, Relativistic Plasma Polarizer: Impact of Temperature Anisotropy on Relativistic Transparency, PhysRevLett.115.025002 (2015).