Curriculum Vitae


Department of Physics,
Loyola University Chicago,
Chicago, IL 60626
Phone: (773) 508-3541,
Fax: (773) 508-3534,



Phys., Chem., Mathematics
Ravishankar University, India
Ravishankar University, India
Post Grad.
Indian Inst. of Technology, Kanpur
City College of New York
City University of New York
City University of New York

Ph.D. thesis: Supersymmetric left-right symmetric gauge theories of electro-weak interaction



Loyola University Chicago
Associate Dean, CAS for Planning and Resources
July 2013 – present
Chair, Department of Physics
2003-June 2013
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Visiting Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago
Visiting Research Associate Professor
Argonne National Laboratory
Visiting Scientist
Summer 1989
Truman State University
Assistant Professor
Aug. 1986-89
Central Mich. University
Visiting Assistant Professor
Aug 1985-86


Honors Received


  • Engaged Learning Faculty Fellow at Loyola University for a period of two years (2012-2014).
  • Sujack award for teaching excellence in 2003.
  • Rotary International Silver Medal for academic excellence 1976
  • Recipient of three Gold Medals for standing first among all physics students, in all sciences, and in all post graduate fields (M.A., M. Sc.) at Ravishankar University, India (1976).


Collaborative/Mentoring Experience

  1. 2005-2008: Worked with science teachers of Proviso high school district from western suburbs of Chicago. More than 90% of students in the district are minority. Using introductory physics as a vehicle, introduced teachers from middle and high schools to Mathematical Methods of Physics. Directed Action Research projects during the academic years (2006-2008).
  2. 2003-present: Through Loyola’s Center for Math and Science Education, worked with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). Coached 8th grade science teachers in the implementation of SEPUP (Science Education for Public Understanding Program), a research based curriculum chosen by CPS for classes.



Book: Supersymmetric Quantum Mechanics: An Introduction
Co-authors: Jeffry V. Mallow and Constantin Rasinariu
Published by – World Scientific Publication, Singapore, 2010.



Collaborative Work with Students

  1. Infinitely Sharp Boundaries in the Path integral Formalism – Phillip Dluhy, Asim Gangopadhyaya, Loyola University Chicago – Presented at 2012 Winter Meeting of AAPT at Ontario, CA, Feb. 4-8.
  2. Modeling the Motion of a Magnet in the Presence of a Conductor – Matthew Kemnetz, Benjamin J. Irvine, Asim Gangopadhyaya, Loyola University Chicago – Presented at 2012 Winter Meeting of AAPT at Ontario, CA, Feb. 4-8.
  3. An Analysis of the Jumping Ring Experiment – Glenn Lorentz, Edison Kociu, Steven Kaplan, Alex Mull-Osborn, Matthew Rickert, Advisor: Asim Gangopadhyaya, Aleksandr Goltsiker and Thomas Ruubel; 132nd AAPT National Meeting, 2009 Chicago, IL.
  4. Demonstration of the Nonconservative Nature of the Faraday Field – Glenn Lorentz, Edison Kociu, Steven Kaplan, Alex Mull-Osborn, Matthew Rickert, Advisor: Asim Gangopadhyaya, Aleksandr Goltsiker and Thomas Ruubel; 132nd AAPT National Meeting, 2009 Chicago, IL.
  5. Shape Invariance and the Exactness of Quantum Hamilton-Jacobi Formalism – Charles Cherqui, Advisor-Asim Gangopadhyaya, Presentation-2008 at CAURS symposium,Chicago; Work was also published in Phys. Lett. A 372 (2008) 1406-1415.
  6. Methods in Generating exactly Solvable Potentials in Quantum Mechanics – Idelstein B., Kim A., Mull-Osborn A. Advisor-Asim Gangopadhyaya, Presentation-2008 at CAURS symposium,Chicago
  7. Shape invariance and the quantum Hamilton-Jacobi formalism – Binder, Y., Cherqui C., Advisors – J. Dykla, Asim Gangopadhyaya, and Jeffry V. Mallow, Presentation 2007 at the CAURS Symposium, Chicago, IL
  8. Mapping between two methods for nding representation of so(3) and so(2,1) algebras – Carroll, K., Advisor-Asim Gangopadhyaya, Presentation-2007 at the. CAURS Symposium, Chicago, IL.
  9. Feynman diagrams backward in time – Binder Y., Karcz M. – Advisors- A. Goltsiker, Asim Gangopadhyaya, Jeffry V. Mallow, Presentations-2005 at the CAURS- symposium, Chicago, and at the 16-th Midwest Undergraduate Research symposium, Argonne,IL.
  10. Shape Invariance in Supersymmetric Quantum Mechanics and its Application to Selected Special Functions of Modern Physics – C. Husko, B. Knuffman, Asim Gangopadhyaya, Jeffry V. Mallow, Journal of Young Investigators, Volume 12, Issue 2 on 01 February 2005.
  11. Properties of Hermite and Laguerre polynomials using supersymmetric quantum mechanics – Husko, C., Knuffman B., Advisors – Asim Gangopadhyaya, and Jeffry V. Mallow, 126th AAPT National Meeting, 2003 Austin, TX
  12. Bernoulli’s Theorem – How fast can you drain a cannister? – A. Dzankovic, A., Suboni A., Advisor-Asim Gangopadhyaya, Presentation -1999 at Joint Annual Meeting of Chicago and Illinois chapters of American Association of Physics Teachers at University of Illinois at Urbana
  13. Electric field outside a wire carrying a constant current – Lagos, J., Advisor- Asim Gangopadhyaya, Presentation 1998 at AAPT/Chicago meeting, Chicago, IL
  14. Determination of the capacitance using magnetostatics – Schultz, K., Advisor-Asim Gangopadhyaya. Presentation-1997 at AAPT Chicago meeting, Chicago, IL
  15. Jumping of a ring and the statement of Lenz’s Law – Wolosiwiecz, A., Advisors-C.Brodbeck and Asim Gangopadhyaya. Presentation-1996 at AAPT Chicago meeting, Chicago, IL
  16. Application of a supersymmetry based approximation method – Chinthagada, P., Schuster C. Advisor-Asim Gangopadhyaya. Presentation-1994 at the Undergraduate Research Symposium, Argonne National Laboratory, IL

Conference Presentations / Proceedings

  1. Higgs Boson – Asim Gangopadhyaya at the INSPIRE camp organized by Ravishankar University, Raipur, India, Dec. 26-30, 2013
  2. Undergraduate Research – What is it? – Asim Gangopadhyaya at the World Conference on Physics Education”, Istanbul, Turkey, Jul 1-7, 2012.
  3. Generating Solvable Potentials – Asim Gangopadhyaya at the workshop on Supersymmetric Quantum Mechanics and Spectral Design”, Benasque, Spain, Jul 18-30, 2010.
  4. A Forsaken Shape Invariance and New Solvable Singular Potentials – Ranabir Dutt, Asim Gangopadhyaya, Constantin Rasinariu and Uday P. Sukhatme, Proc. XIV DAE Symposium on High Energy Physics, Hyderabad, India, December 2000, ed. A. K. Kapoor.
  5. Algebraic Shape Invariant Models – Constantin Rasinariu, Asim Gangopadhyaya and Uday P. Sukhatme, AMS/IP Studies in Advanced Mathematics 13, 449-457 (1999).
  6. Exactly Solvable Models in Mathematical Physics – Asim Gangopadhyaya, Jeffry V. Mallow, Constantin Rasinariu, Uday P. Sukhatme; Proceedings of conference on Mathematical Physics, August 3-8, 1998, South Ural State University, Chelyabinsk, Russia.
  7. Shape invariance and its connection to potential algebra – Asim Gangopadhyaya, Jeffry V. Mallow, Uday P. Sukhatme; Supersymmetry and Integrable models, Springer, LNP 502, page 341-350. Proc. of a workshop held at Chicago, IL June 1997.
  8. Cyclic Shape invariant potentials – Uday P. Sukhatme, Constantin Rasinariu, Avinash Khare and Asim Gangopadhyaya – Supersymmetry and Integrable models, Springer, LNP 502, page 369-379. Proc. of a workshop held at Chicago, IL June 1997.
  9. Relations Among Solvable Potentials of Nonrelativistic Quantum Mechanics – Asim Gangopadhyaya and Uday P. Sukhatme, Proc. Workshop on Symmetries and Integrability of Dierential Equations, Montreal, Canada, May 1994.
  10. Application of Supersymmetry to the Double Well Problems – Asim Gangopadhyaya, Prasanta K. Panigrahi, and Uday P. Sukhatme; Proceedings of 7th Meeting of Am. Phys. Soc. 1992, Editors: Carl Albright, Peter H. Kasper, Rajendran Raja and John Yoh.