Kalpana Bora

Kalpana Bora

Associate Professor

MSc (Delhi) PhD (Gauhati) Visiting Scientist (MIT and ICTP, Italy)

High Energy Physics, Neutrino Physics, GUTs, Dark Matter

Department of Physics
Gauhati University, Guwahati, 781014
Email:- kalpana@gauhati.ac.in

PhD Students
  • Debajyoti Dutta (Degree Awarded, 2015)
  • Gayatri Ghosh (Degree Awarded, 2017)
  • Neelakshi Sarma
  • Ricky Devi
  • Nilavjyoti Hazarika
  • Paramita Deka
Research Project
 DST-SERB Project (Govt. of India), 21 lakhs, 2015-18, with a Project Fellow, Title - Neutrino scattering at different energy scales and its applications
Important Academic Activity
  • Delivered a talk at Fermilab Theory Workshop - Simplicity-II (USA), September 2016.



  1. Paper accepted : Gayatri Ghosh and Kalpana Bora, Advances in High Energy Physics, impact factor 1.9, 2018
  2. Member, National Organizing Committee (NOC), XXIII DAE-BRNS HEP Symposium, IIT Madras, 2018.
  3. PhD degree awarded to Gayatri Ghosh, October 2017.
  4. Participated in Topical Workshop on Dark Matter, NTU, Singapore, November 13-15, 2017.
  5. New PhD student taken - Paramita Deka, 2017
  6. Paper published : Kalpana Bora, D. Borah, D. Dutta, Probing Majorana Neutrino Textures at DUNE, Accepetd in Physical Review D, 96, 075006 (2017) 40 pages, arxiv : hep-ph/1611.01097, IF 4.568


We mentor MSc and PhD students - to give moral support to them. We wish to give not only academic knowledge to our students, but also aim to support them beyond classroom. We  aspire that our students  become good Physicists,  good and sensitive human beings, who can serve the society, country and mankind, and bring laurels to us, in the years to come...

We believe that our students are full of potential and capabilities, and they are the assest for our future...

 As per Google Scholar:

 Total citations as on April 24, 2018: 188 

                      Citations since 2014: 124

h-index: 7

i10- index: 8






 Past Teaching positions

1. Faculty at GU - 1.9.2006 onwards till date

2. Lecturer at Cotton College, Guwahati - 19.8.2004 to 31.8.2006

3. Lecturer at Jorhat Enginnering College, Jorhat - 1.9.2003-18.8.2004


Responsibilities at Gauhati University

  1. Member of an enquiry Committee, Gauhati University, 2017.
  2. Member, IQAC (Internal Quality Assurance Cell) subcommittee, 2017.
  3. In-charge - Research Laboratory for High Energy Physics (RLHEP), Physics Deptt., Gauhati University, since 2016 onwards
  4. Departemental Representative to Executive Body of GUTA (Gauhati University Teachers Association), 2014-16, Guwahati, Assam, India
  5. Convener, National Conference in High Energy Physics & Cosmology (NCHEPC), Gauhati University, 2013.
  6. Convener, M.Sc. Admissions Committee, Physics Department, Gauhati University, 2015.
  7. Secretary, Physical Sociey, Assam, 2011-12.
  8. Life member of Indian Physics Association (IPA)
  9. Life member of Physics Academy of North East (PANE)
  10. Assistant Secreatry, PANE, 2010-12