Campus Directory: Saurya Das

University of Lethbridge

Saurya Das
Physics and Astronomy
Office: SA9342
Phone: (403) 329-2689
Fax: (403) 329-2057
Room: SA8332
Phone: (403) 329-2689


PhD (Theoretical Physics)


Classical and Quantum General relativity, Black hole physics, Quantum Gravity Phenomenology, Cosmology, Quantum computation, Quantum information theory

Research Areas

Entanglement entropy, Quantum Gravity Phenomenology, Cosmology

Previous Research Areas

Quantum Gravity, Black Hole Physics, Quantum Information Theory

Alternate Languages

Bangla, Hindi, French

About Me

I am a Theoretical Physicist and a Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. My research interests include classical and quantum gravity, cosmology and quantum information.


Saurya completed his Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics in 1998 at the Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai (Madras), India, and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Gravitational Physics and Geometry at Pennsylvania State University, the University of Winnipeg, and the University of New Brunswick. He joined the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Lethbridge, as an Assistant Professor in 2003. He has been an Associate Professor since 2008.

Selected Publications

Please refer to CV

In The Media

Einstein Celebration Raises Physics' Profile; Legend; January 2006.

Physicist's Research into Black Holes is Enlightening; Legend; January 2005.

Research Interests

Classical and Quantum General Relativity (Quantum Gravity).
Black Hole Physics.
Quantum Gravity Phenomenology.
Singularities in spacetime.
Quantum Information Theory.

Other interests:
History of Science.
Philosophy of Science.

Current Research and Creative Activity

TitleLocationGrant InformationPrincipal InvestigatorCo Researchers
Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada University of Lethbridge, $20,000, 2007-08.

University of Lethbridge, $2,000.00, 2004.

Saurya Das, University of Lethbridge
Aspects of Black Hole Physics Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), $28,686/year, 2007-12.

Saurya Das, University of Lethbridge
Physics of Black Holes Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), $24,000/year, 2004-07.

Saurya Das, University of Lethbridge

Previous Research

TitleGrant AgencyCompletion Date
Aspects of Quantum Physics University of Lethbridge Research Fund 2005
Contemporary Physics Course University of Lethbridge Teaching Development Fund 2005

Curriculum Vitae


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