Bhaskar Chaudhury

Bhaskar Chaudhury
Bhaskar Chaudhury
PhD (Computational Plasma Physics), IPR, Gandhinagar

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# 2204, FB-2, DA-IICT, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India – 382007


Bhaskar Chaudhury completed his Ph.D. at Institute for Plasma Research, India (an R & D organization under the Department of Atomic Energy). Currently he serves as a Professor at DA-IICT. Prior to joining the faculty at DA-IICT, he worked as a researcher for around six years at LAPLACE Laboratory, CNRS, Toulouse, France. He has been involved in active research in the areas of Computational Data Science, Computational Plasma Physics, High Performance Computing, and applications of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

He has been the Principal Investigator for several research projects sponsored by the Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Science and Technology, Indian Space Research Organization, National Supercomputing Mission, GUJCOST, National Science Foundation, USA and NVIDIA Corporation, USA. He has authored more than 100 research papers in reputed peer reviewed journals/ conference proceedings/ book chapters.

He has delivered various talks/presentations worldwide and has received several international/national awards in the area of Computational Science such as prestigious Oscar Buneman Award for the most insightful scientific visualization at 21st ICNSP, Lisbon, Portugal; Swarnajayanti Purashkar 2005 by the National Academy of Sciences, India at 75th Annual Session of NASI; Best Presentation Prize awarded by IOP, at International Workshop on Frontiers of Plasma Physics at International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy, 2006.

Dr. Chaudhury is a reviewer of various scientific/engineering journals and has also Co-edited special issues in reputed Journals. He has served as a member of the technical program committee of many international conferences. He has served as an External Expert in Faculty/Scientist Selection/Promotion Committees, PhD progress review committees and as External PhD Thesis Examiner of various Research and Academic Institutes/Universities.


Computational Plasma Physics, Computational Data Science, High Performance Scientific

Meet Prof. Bhaskar Chaudhury!

Computing, Parallel Programming, Data Visualization, Applications of AI/ML


  • Miral Shah, Bhaskar Chaudhury, Mainak Bandyopadhyay, and Arun Chakraborty; ‘Observation of double layer formation in low-temperature E × B plasma based negative ion sources’; Physics of Plasmas 30, 010701 (2023).
  • Pratik Ghosh and Bhaskar Chaudhury; ‘Efficient Dynamic Mesh Refinement Technique for Simulation of HPM Breakdown-Induced Plasma Pattern Formation’; IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol: 51, Issue: 1, (2023).
  • Mihir Desai, Pratik Ghosh, Ahlad Kumar, Bhaskar Chaudhury; ‘Deep-Learning Architecture-Based Approach for 2-D-Simulation of Microwave Plasma Interaction’; IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Volume: 70, Issue: 12 (2022).
  • Bhrugu Dave, Sarthak Patel, Rishi Shivani, Shishir Purohit, Bhaskar Chaudhury, ‘Synthetic data generation using generative adversarial network for tokamak plasma current quench experiments’ ; Contributions to Plasma Physics (Wiley), (2022)
  • Kirtan Delwadia, Dhruvil Bhatt, Shishir Purohit, Bhaskar Chaudhury, ‘Parallel algorithm for synthetic image generation with application to tokamak plasma diagnostics’; Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience (Wiley), (2022).
  • Amit Mankodi, Amit Bhatt, Bhaskar Chaudhury, ‘Predicting physical computer systems performance and power from simulation systems using machine learning model’ ; Computing (Springer), (2022).
  • Niharika Dalsania, Zeel Patel, Shishir Purohit and Bhaskar Chaudhury, "An Application of Machine Learning for Plasma Current Quench Studies via Synthetic Data Generation; Fusion Engineering and Design, Elsevier, Vol 171, 112578, (2021).
  • Chahak Mehta, Amarnath Karthi, Vishrut Jetly and Bhaskar Chaudhury, ‘Parallel Fast Multipole Method accelerated FFT on HPC clusters’ ; Parallel Computing ; vol 104, 102783, (2021).
  • Vishrut Jetly and Bhaskar Chaudhury, ‘Extracting electron scattering cross sections from swarm data using deep neural networks’ ; Machine Learning: Science and Technology; vol 2, 035025, (2021).
  • Agam Shah Yagnesh Chauhan, Bhaskar Chaudhury, ‘Principal component analysis based construction and evaluation of cryptocurrency index’ ; Expert Systems with Applications ; Vol. 163, 113796, (2021).
  • Bhaskar Chaudhury, Akshar Varma, Yashwant Keswani, Yashodhan Bhatnagar, Samarth Parikh; “Let’s HPC: A web-based platform to aid parallel, distributed and high performance computing education”;Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Elsevier, 118, 213-232, (2018). (doi.org/10.1016/j.jpdc.2018.03.001).
  • Bhaskar Chaudhury, Anurag Gupta; Henil Shah; Saumya Bhadani ; “Accelerated Simulation of Microwave Breakdown in Gases on Xeon Phi based cluster- Application to Self-organized Plasma Pattern Formation” ;Computer Physics Communications, Elsevier , Computer Physics Communications 229, 20-35, 2018.
  • Agam Shah, Yagnesh Chauhan, Prithvi Patel and Bhaskar Chaudhury; “Multivariate data visualization based investigation of projectiles in sports”; European Journal of Physics, IOP, 39 (4), 044001, (2018). (doi.org/10.1088/1361-6404/aab6da).
  • Hardik Vyas and Bhaskar Chaudhury ; “Computational investigation of power efficient plasma based reconfigurable microstrip antenna”;IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, 12 (9), 1587-1593, (2018). (10.1049/iet-map.2017.0729).
  • Minesh Poudel, Bhaskar Chaudhury, Kshitij Sharma, Pavel Y. Tabakov, Félix Mora-Camino; “GPU based computational simulation of aircraft evacuation: temporal and spatial analysis”;Transportation research Procedia, Elsevier, vol. 29, pp 356-365, (2018). (doi.org/10.1016/j.trpro.2018.02.032).
  • LC Pitchford, LL Alves, K Bartschat, SF Biagi, MC Bordage, I Bray, CE Brion,MJ Brunger, L Campbell, A Chachereau, Bhaskar Chaudhury, LG Christophorou, E. Carbone, NA Dyatko, CM Franck, DV Fursa, RK Gangwar, V Guerra, P Haefliger, GJM Hagelaar, A Hoesl, Y Itikawa, IV Kochetov, RP McEachran, WL Morgan, AP Napartovich, V Puech, M Rabie,LSharma,R Srivastava, AD Stauffer, J Tennyson, J de Urquijo, J van Dijk, LA Viehland, MC Zammit, O Zatsarinny, S Pancheshnyi; “LXCat: an open-access, web-based platform for data needed for modeling low temperature plasmas”;Plasma Processes and Polymers, WILEY-VCH, 14, 1600098, (2017). Review article. (doi.org/10.1002/ppap.201600098).
  • Jean Pierre Boeuf and Bhaskar Chaudhury ; “Rotating instabilities in low temperature magnetized plasmas”;Physical Review Letters (PRL), APS, vol. 111, Issue 15, 155005, (2013).(doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.155005).
  • Jonathan Claustre, Bhaskar Chaudhury,Gwenael Fubiani, M. Paulin, Jean Pierre Boeuf ; “Particle-In-Cell Monte Carlo Collision model on GPU (Graphics Processing Units)-Application to a low temperature magnetized plasma”; IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 41(2), 2013. (doi.org/10.1109/TPS.2012.2234402).
  • Jean Pierre Boeuf, Bhaskar Chaudhury, Laurent Garrigues; “Physics of a magnetic filter for negative ion sources: I. Collisional transport across the filter in an ideal, 1D filter”;Physics of Plasmas, AIP,19, 113509 (2012).(doi.org/10.1063/1.4768676).
  • Jean Pierre Boeuf, Jonathan Claustre, Bhaskar Chaudhary, Gwenael Fubiani; “Physics of a magnetic filter for negative ion sources: II. E X B drift through the filter in a real geometry”;Physics of Plasmas, AIP,19, 113510 (2012).(doi.org/10.1063/1.4768804).
  • Bhaskar Chaudhury, Jean-Pierre Boeuf, Guo Qiang Zhu and Olivier Pascal ; “Physics and Modelling of Microwave Streamers at atmospheric pressure”; Journal of Applied Physics,AIP,110, 113306 (2011).(doi.org/10.1063/1.3665202).
  • Guo Qiang Zhu, Jean-Pierre Boeuf and Bhaskar Chaudhury; “Ionization-diffusion plasma front propagation in a microwavefield”; Plasma Sources Science and Technology, IOP,20, 035007 (2011).(doi:10.1088/0963-0252/20/3/035007).
  • Bhaskar Chaudhury, Jean-Pierre Boeuf and Guo Qiang Zhu ; “Pattern formation and propagation during microwave breakdown”; Physics of Plasmas,AIP,17, 123505, (2010).(doi.org/10.1063/1.3517177).
  • Bhaskar Chaudhury and Jean-Pierre Boeuf; “Computational Studies of Filamentary Pattern Formation in a High Power Microwave Breakdown Generated Air Plasma”; IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 38, No 9, pp 2281-2288, (2010). (doi.org/10.1109/TPS.2010.2055893).
  • Jean-Pierre Boeuf, Bhaskar Chaudhury, and GuoQiang Zhu; “Theory and modeling of self-organization and propagation of filamentary plasma arrays in microwave breakdown at atmospheric pressure”; Physical Review Letters (PRL), APS, vol 104, Issue 1, 015002, (2010). (doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.015002).
  • Bhaskar Chaudhury and Shashank Chaturvedi; “Study and Optimization of Plasma-Based Radar Cross Section Reduction Using Three-Dimensional Computations”; IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 37, No 11, pp 2116-2127, (2009). (doi.org/10.1109/TPS.2009.2032331).
  • Bhaskar Chaudhury, P. K. Chattopadhyay , Daniel Raju and Shashank Chaturvedi; “Transient analysis of creeping wave modes using 3-D FDTD simulation and SVD method”; IEEE Trans. on Antennas & Propagation, Vol. 57, Issue 3, p 754-759, (2009). (doi.org/10.1109/TAP.2009.2013435).
  • Bhaskar Chaudhury, Shashank Chaturvedi; “Comparison of Wave Propagation Studies in plasma using 3-D FDTD and Ray Tracing method”; Physics of Plasmas, AIP, 13, 123302, (2006). (doi.org/10.1063/1.2397582).
  • Bhaskar Chaudhury, Shashank Chaturvedi; “Three Dimensional Computation of Reduction in Radar Cross Section using Plasma Shielding”; IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 33, No 6, pp 2027-2034, (2005). (doi.org/10.1109/TPS.2005.860122).


  • Mathematical Foundation for Data Science
  • High Performance Computing
  • Computational Physics
  • Interactive Data Visualization
  • Introduction to GPU Programming
  • Accelerated Computing
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