Dr Manimala Chakraborti

Fields of interest:

Dark matter, phenomenological aspects of physics


Dr. Manimala Chakraborti is a postdoc researcher at Particle Astrophysics group led by Prof. Leszek Roszkowski.

Manimala did her master’s degree in physics from University of Calcutta in 2010 and then completed her PhD in theoretical particle physics from Indian Association for the Cultivation of
Science in Kolkata, India. Afterwards, she did two postdocs: the first one at the University of Bonn, Germany, during 2016-2018, and then at the Institute of Theoretical Physics UAM-CSIC, Madrid, Spain,
during 2018-2020.

The area of dr. Manimala’s research work includes phenomenological aspects of physics beyond the standard model. More precisely, her works involve exploring low energy signatures of various BSM scenarios in the light of precision tests, collider studies and relic density as well as detection prospects of dark matter.

As a doctoral student she gained experience in studying the phenomenological signatures of supersymmetric (SUSY) models. During her PhD and afterwards she had studied in detail the electroweak sector of MSSM employing a combination of constraints like muon (g-2), WMAP/PLANCK relic density limits and direct as well as indirect detection experimental bounds on dark matter. She had also analyzed various extensions of the SM Higgs sector and  gathered experience on dark matter model building.


Degrees and titles

Doctoral Fellow, (Registered under Jadavpur University, Kolkata), Department of Theoretical Physics, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, India.
Masters of Science (M.Sc.) in Physics, 1st Class with 77.3 % marks, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India.
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Physics, 1st Class with 75% marks, Lady Brabourne College, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India.


Position in the project

Postdoctoral Researcher in Particle Astrophysics group


manimala at camk.edu.pl