Eeshankur Saikia (Physical Science Division)

Eeshankur Saikia (Physical Science Division)

Associate Professor

MSc (Delhi) PhD (Delhi)

Associate Professor

Department of Applied Sciences
Gauhati University, Guwahati, 781014

Teaching till date (BTech, BS, MS, MTech)

1. Engineering Physics (BTech, MS)

2. Engineering Mechanics (BTech)

3. Electrodynamics / Electro Magnetic Theory (BS, MS)

4. Data Analysis (BTech, MTech and MS under CBCS)

5. Hydrostatic and Dynamics (BS)

6. Modern Optics (BS)

7. Quantum Mechanics (BS)

8. Numerical Analysis and Computational Physics (BS)

9. Astrophysics and Cosmology (BS)

10. Special and General Theory of Relativity (BS)

11. Computational Physics-I: Numerical Techniques and Mathematical Modeling (MS)

12. Computational Physics-II: Data Analysis, Image Reduction, Programing in MATLAB/OCTAVE (MS)

13. Mathematical Physics and Nonlinear Dynamics (MS)

14. Advanced Quantum Mechanics (MS)

15. Biophysics (MS)

16. Elementary Astro and Particle Physics (MS)

17. Observational Astronomy and Instrumentation (MS)

18. Statistical Mechanics and Application in Simulation (MS)

19. Astronomy and Space Physics (MS)

20. Engineering Mathematics (MTech)

20. Numerical Analysis (MTech)



Students' Project Guided till date


  • 32 undergraduate project works (BS) of 16 students, 4 of whom are in reputed international universities in abroad (Europe)


  • 8 postgraduate project works (MS) of 8 students, 1 of whom is in The Netherlands pursuing PhD, 4 are doing PhD in the Department, and 3 are completing MS


  • 1 postgraduate project work (MTech) being conducted at the Department of Physics & Astrophysics, University of Delhi


Research Interests:

Computational Physics (Data Analytics, Numerical Simulation)

Astronomy & Astrophysics


Research Scholars:

Guide to

1. Rajat Kanti Saha (Materials Science, Data Analytics)

2. Parvez Reja Saleh (Observational Astronomy & Astrophysics)

3. Maharnab Bhattacharjee (High Energy Physics, Data Analytics)

4. Rissnalin Syiemliegh (Computational Astronomy & Astrophysics)

5. Jayanta Deka (Materials Science, Data Analytics)

6. Pallabjyoti Kakoti (Brain & Cognitive Science, Data Analytics)

Co-guide to

1. Bipradip Chakraborty (Numerical Simulation in Materials Science)

2. Dhritimaan Gogoi (Numerical Simulation in Astronomy & Astrophysics)



IIT Guwahati, IASST Guwahati, Cotton University, IISER Kolkata, IISc Bangalore, BITS Pilani Hyderabad, Campus, Delhi University


1. Head of the Department since Dec 27, 2015

2. Coordinator, Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP-III), a Govt of India-World Bank collaborative project awarded to GUIST in 2017 by the MHRD, Govt of India

3. Member, Advisory Committee, GU Skill Development Centre