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Personal Details

Designation : Assistant Professor Department : Mathematics E-Mail : dheeraj@iiserb.ac.in Phone : +91 755 269 1277, 669 1277 Fax : +91 755 669 2392



Academic Details


  • Ph.D., Indian Institute Of Science. November 2012.
  • VI-MSS Post-doctoral Fellow, Georgia Tech., USA. June 2013-June 2014.
  • Post-doctoral Fellow, RKM Vivekananda University, Howrah, West Bengal. August 2014-Feb 2016.
  • Visiting Scientist, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. March 2016-December 2016.

    Research Interest:


    • Broadly Geometry and Topology.
    • In particular Contact and Symplectic Topology.

    Selected Publications:


    • Relative Symplectic Caps, 4-Genus, Fibered knots. Joint with Siddhartha Gadgil. Proc. Indian Aca. Sci., 126(2), 261-275.
    • Tight Planar Contact Manifolds With Vanishing Heegaard Floer Contact In- variants, Joint with James Conway, Amey Kaloti. Topology and its applications (2016), pp. 19-28.
    • Minimal Contact Triangulations of 3-manifolds, joint with Basudeb Datta, Submitted. Preprint available at arXiv:1608.03823v1.