Naga Deepthi Kuchibhatla Assistant Professor Department of Physics

Dr. Naga Deepthi Kuchibhatla is an Assistant Professor of Physics at Mahindra École Centrale College of Engineering. She did her Ph.D in Physics specializing High Energy Physics Phenomenology from University of Hyderabad. Prior to joining MEC, she worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad.

  • Education
    • Aug 2010 - Nov 2015: Ph.D. in physics:: High Energy Physics Phenomenology, Department of Physics, University of Hyderabad. Thesis title: "Some Aspects of Neutrino Mixing and Oscillations" Supervisor: Dr. Rukmani Mohanta
    • July 2007 - July 2009: Masters of Science in Physics, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India Elective Papers: Particle Physics, Quantum Field Theory, General Theory of Relativity
    • June 2004 - July 2007: Bachelor of Science in Physics (Honors), Sri Satya Sai University, Anantapur, India.
  • Research
    • April 2013 - Feb 2014: Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, USA Visiting Student Project title: Sensitivity Studies of Long Baseline Neutrino Experiment (LBNE) or Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE)
    • Jan 2010 - April 2010: Harish-Chandra Research Institute (HRI, Allahabad) Project Student Prof. Jasjeet Singh Bagla Group Project title: Spin change cross-sections in collisions of two H-atoms (Radio Astronomy)
  • Awards
    • 2009: Prof. M. Shakuntala Mem (Women topper, 1st rank in M.Sc.) Gold Medal.
    • 2010: National Eligibility Test (NET) by CSIR-UGC.
    • 2010: Qualified for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), conducted by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.
    • 2011: Best Poster Award (Frontiers of Physics, University of Hyderabad).
  • Publications
    • Partial reflection symmetry and its verification at DUNE and Hyper-Kamiokande. Kaustav Chakraborty, K. N. Deepthi, Srubabati Goswami, Anjan S. Joshipura and Newton Nath arXiv:1804.02022.
    • Spotlighting the sensitivities of T2HK, T2HKK and DUNE. Kaustav Chakraborty, K. N. Deepthi, Srubabati Goswami, arXiv:1711.11107.
    • Challenges posed by non-standard neutrino interactions in the determination of ?CP at DUNE. K.N.Deepthi, Srubabati Goswami, Newton Nath, arXiv:1711.04840.
    • Can nonstandard interactions jeopardize the hierarchy sensitivity of DUNE? K.N.Deepthi, Srubabati Goswami, Newton Nath, Phys. Rev. D, 96, 075023 (2017).
    • First measurement of muon-neutrino disappearance in NOvA. P. Adamson et. al., Phys. Rev. D , 93, 051104 (2016).
    • First measurement of electron-neutrino appearance in NOvA. P. Adamson et. al., Phys. Rev. Lett., 116, 151806 (2016).
    • A comprehensive study of the discovery potential of NOvA, T2K and T2HK experiments and the effect of cross-section uncertainty. C. Soumya, K. N. Deepthi, R. Mohanta, Advances in High Energy Physics, Vol. 2016, Article ID: 9139402.
    • Predicting Leptonic CP phase by considering deviations in charged lepton and neutrino sectors. Shruthilaya M, Soumya C, K. N. Deepthi, R. Mohanta, New J. Phys. 17, 083028, (2015).
    • Revisiting the sensitivity studies for leptonic CP violation and mass hierarchy with T2K, NOvA and LBNE experiments. K. N. Deepthi, C. Soumya, R. Mohanta, New J. Phys. 17 (2015), 023035.
    • Charged lepton correction to tri-bimaximal lepton mixing and its implications to neutrino phenomenology. Srinu Gollu, K. N. Deepthi, R. Mohanta, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 28, 1350131 (2013).
    • The possibility of observing leptonic CP violation with perturbed Democratic mixing patterns. K. N. Deepthi, R. Mohanta, Mod. Phys. Lett. A 27, 1250175 (2012).
    • Neutrino mixing matrices with relatively large ?13 and with texture one-zero, K. N. Deepthi, Srinu Gollu, R. Mohanta, Eur. Phys. J. C 72, 1888 (2012).

    Talks & Posters:

    • Presented a poster titled "Effect of non-standard neutrino interactions on the sensitivities of DUNE" at Nu HoRizons VII, 21-23 Feb, HRI Allahabad, UP, India.
    • Presented a talk titled "Spotlighting the sensitivities of T2HK, T2HKK and DUNE" at WHEPP 2017, 14-23 Dec 2017, IISER Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.
    • Poster titled "Effect of non-standard neutrino interactions on the sensitivities of DUNE" got selected at NUFACT, 25-30 Sep 2017, Uppsala, Sweden (couldn't present in person because of funding issue).
    • Presented a talk "Non-standard interactions affecting neutrino propagation at DUNE" at theory division, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad on July 5th, 2017.
    • Presented a talk on "Some Aspects of Neutrino Mixing and Oscillations" at Institute of Physics, Bhubaneshwar, India on 10th March 2015.
    • Presented a talk on "Discovery Potential of Long-baseline Neutrino Oscillation Experiments" at Workshop on invisible matters: neutrinos and dark matter, IIT Hyderabad, 29 - 31 Oct 2014, India.
    • Presented a talk on "LBNE sensitivities" at LBNE Collaboration meeting, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA (Sep 2013).
    • Presented a talk on "Non-Standard Leptonic CP Violation" at Indian-Institutions & Fermi lab Collaboration - Neutrino Program (IIFC-nuP), IIT Guwahati, 7-10 Feb 2013.
    • Presented a talk on "Neutrino mass matrices with non-zero ?13" at Indian-Institutions & Fermi lab Collaboration - Neutrino Program (IIFC-nuP), Punjab University, 13-15 Aug 2012).
    • Presented a poster titled "Neutrino mixing matrices with relatively large ?13 and with texture one-zero" at Frontiers of Physics, University of Hyderabad, Oct 2011.

    Conferences / Workshops and Schools:

    • Attended Young Physicists' Meet, 22nd-24th March 2017, Theoretical Physics Division, PRL, India.
    • Attended 46th Fermilab Users' Meeting, 12th-13th June 2013, Fermilab, USA.
    • Attended a workshop - Program on CP violation in Elementary Particles and Composite Systems (PCPV 2013) held from 7th-23rd Feb 2013 at Mahabaleshwar, India.
    • Attended 7th International Workshop on Neutrino-Nucleus Interactions in the Few-Gev region (Nuint11) March 2011, held at Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.
    • Attended the Advanced School on radioactive corrections for the LHC, April 2011, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, India.
    • Attended Preparatory SERC School on Theoretical High Energy Physics at the Birla Institute of technology and sciences, Nov 2010, K K Birla, Goa Campus, Goa.
  • Experience

    Professional Experience:

    July 2016 - July 2018: Physical Research Laboratory (PRL, Ahmedabad) Postdoctoral Fellow Prof. Srubabati Goswami Group

    Teaching Experience:

    Teaching Assistant (TA): Electro Dynamics, University of Hyderabad, 2012, course advisor: Dr. Rukmani Mohanta, (UOH). Participated in mentoring students, grading and course material preparation.