INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE EDUCATION & RESEARCH, MOHALI
   Dr. Ketan Patel


     Assistant Professor (Physics)
     Knowledge city, Sector 81, SAS Nagar,
     Manauli PO 140306

     Email: ketan@iisermohali.ac.in
     Web: My webpage
     Telefax: +91-172-2240124

Research Area: Theoretical High Energy Physics

The main objective of our research is to understand the physics of elementary particles and their fundamental interactions. We are specially interested in addressing the Beyond Standard Model (BSM) issues such as the gauge hierarchy problem, flavour puzzle, neutrino mass, matter-antimatter asymmetry of the universe, etc. Our efforts lies in constructing BSM theories utilizing concepts of new symmetries and/or extension of spacetime and analyzing them in order to check their viability in explaining the experimental observations. We are also involved in exploring the phenomenology of new theories and models and in deriving their potential signatures at experiments like the LHC. In the coming 2-3 years, our main focus will be on understanding the new experimental results from the LHC and to interpret them in the context of BSM theories, to address the flavour puzzle in theories with higher dimensional spacetime, to understand leptonic mixing pattern and CP violation through discrete and continuous flavour symmetries and to explore the consequences of quark-lepton unification in the grand unified theories.

Selected Publications

  • Ketan M. Patel and Pankaj Sharma, Interpreting 750 GeV diphoton excess in SU(5) grand unified theory Phys.Lett. B757 (2016) 282-288.
  • Ferruccio Feruglio, Ketan M. Patel and Denise Vicino, Order and Anarchy hand in hand in 5D SO(10) JHEP 1409 (2014) 095.
  • Anjan S. Joshipura and Ketan M. Patel, Horizontal symmetries of leptons with a massless neutrinoPhys.Lett. B727 (2013) 480-487.
  • Ketan M. Patel,An SO(10)XS4 Model of Quark-Lepton ComplementarityPhys.Lett.B695 (2011) 225-230*.

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