Academic Profile:
 Assistant Professor of Physics (TenureTrack), City University of New York, USA, 20142016
 PostDoctoral Research Associate, Princeton University, NJ, USA, 20122014
 PostDoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto, CANADA, 20112012
 Ph.D in Physics: State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA (coadvisor at Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA) , 2011
 Masters in Physics: State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA, 2007
 Bachelors Honors in Physics: St. Stephens College, University of Delhi, India, 2005
Curriculum Vitae (updated as of March 2023) : CV
Research Interests:
My current research interests include:
♦ Quasiperiodic and disordered systems ♦ Nonlinear Hydrodynamics ♦ Dynamical Critical Phenomenon ♦ Connections to Random Matrix Theory ♦ Many Body Localization ♦ Spatiotemporal spread of perturbations ♦ LargeN field theory of low dimensional systems ♦ Fluctuations, Correlations and Large Deviations in interacting many particle systems ♦ Cold Atomic Systems
Integrable systems, field theory and mathematical physics
♦ Discrete and continuum integrable systems ♦ Solitons, Dualities ♦ Generalised Hydrodynamics ♦ Stochastic and Deterministic PDE’s ♦ Reduction of complex dynamics to chiral field theories
1. Madhumita Saha, Postdoctoral Fellow
2. Dipankar Roy, Postdoctoral Fellow
3. Soumi Ghosh, Postdoctoral Fellow
5. Jitendra Kethepalli, Graduate Student [jointly with Anupam Kundu]
Ex members [next affiliation]:
2. Jincheng Lu, Project Student [Graduate student, Soochow University, China]
3. Swetlana Swarup, Project Student [Graduate student, University of Minnesota, USA]
6. Aritra Kumar Gon, Project Student [Graduate Student, TIFR Mumbai, India]
7. Abhinav Sundar, IASc. Summer Fellow [Texas Instruments]
16. Urbashi Satpathi, Postdoctoral Fellow [Postdoctoral Fellow, Ben Gurion University, Israel]
Publications:

S. Pandey, J. M. Bhat, A. Dhar, S. Goldstein, D. A. Huse, M. Kulkarni, A. Kundu, J. L. Lebowitz. arXiv:2303.12330 (2023), "Boltzmann entropy of a freely expanding quantum ideal gas", [22 March 2023]

D. Roy, D. A. Huse, M. Kulkarni, 2303.08049 (2023), "Outoftimeordered correlator in the onedimensional KuramotoSivashinsky and KardarParisiZhang equations", [15 March 2023]

A. Agarwal, M. Kulkarni, D. H. J. O'Dell, arXiv:2301.08410 (2023), "Caustics in the sineGordon model from quenches in coupled 1D Bose gases", [20 January 2023]

D. Tupkary, A. Dhar, M. Kulkarni, A. Purkayastha, arXiv:2301.02146 (2023), "Searching for Lindbladians obeying local conservation laws and showing thermalization", [5 January 2023]

J. Kethepalli, D. Bagchi, A. Dhar, M. Kulkarni, A. Kundu, arXiv:2209.13769 (2022), "Finite temperature equilibrium density profiles of integrable systems in confining potentials", [28 September 2022]

A. Trivedi, B. K. Agarwalla, A. Dhar, M. Kulkarni, A. Kundu, S. Sabhapandit, arXiv:2209.08014 (2022), "Filling an empty lattice by local injection of quantum particles", [16 September 2022]

M. Saha, B. K. Agarwalla, M. Kulkarni, A. Purkayastha, arXiv:2208.04269 (2022), "Environment assisted superballistic scaling of conductance", [8 August 2022]

M. Kulkarni, P. Le Doussal, S. N. Majumdar, G. Schehr, Phys. Rev. A 107, 023302 (2023), "Density profile of noninteracting fermions in a rotating 2d trap at finite temperature", [4 August 2022]

S. Ghosh, S. Gupta, M. Kulkarni, Phys. Rev. B 106, 134202 (2022), "Spectral Properties of Disordered Interacting NonHermitian Systems", [6 October 2022]

M. Prasad, A. Prakash, J. H. Pixley, M. Kulkarni, arXiv:2207.08454 (2022), "Longranged spectral correlations in eigenstate phases", [18 July 2022]

D. Roy, A. Dhar, H. Spohn, M. Kulkarni, arXiv:2205.03858 (2022), "Robustness of KardarParisiZhang scaling in a classical integrable spin chain with broken integrability", [10 May 2022]

M. Saha, B. K. Agarwalla, M. Kulkarni, A. Purkayastha, arXiv:2205.02214 (2022), "Universal subdiffusive behavior at band edges from transfer matrix exceptional points", [4 May 2022]

M. Prasad, H. K. Yadalam, M. Kulkarni, C. Aron, arXiv:2205.01130 (2022), "Transition to chaos in extended systems and their quantum impurity models", [2 May 2022]

T. Ray, A. Dey, M. Kulkarni, Phys. Rev. A, Phys. Rev. A 106, 042610 (2022), "Localization and delocalization in networks with varied connectivity", [17 October 2022]

M. Prasad, H. K. Yadalam, C. Aron, M. Kulkarni, Phys. Rev. A 105, L050201 (2022), "Dissipative quantum dynamics, phase transitions and nonHermitian random matrices", [11 May, 2022]

J. Kethepalli, M. Kulkarni, A. Kundu, S. N. Majumdar, D. Mukamel, G. Schehr, J. Stat. Mech. (2022) 033203 (2022), "Edge fluctuations and thirdorder phase transition in harmonically confined longrange systems", [10 March 2022]

D. Tupkary, A. Dhar, M. Kulkarni, A. Purkayastha, Phys. Rev. A 105, 032208 (2022), "Fundamental limitations in Lindblad descriptions of systems weakly coupled to baths" [16 March 2022]

S. Santra, J. Kethepalli, S. Agarwal, A. Dhar, M. Kulkarni, A. Kundu, Phys. Rev. Lett. 128, 170603 (2022), "Gap statistics for confined particles with powerlaw interactions", [30 September 2021]
 V. B. Bulchandani, M. Kulkarni, J. E. Moore, X. Cao, J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 54, 474001 (2021), "Kinetic theory of Calogero particles", [01 November 2021]
 J. Kethepalli, M. Kulkarni, A. Kundu, S. N. Majumdar, D. Mukamel, G. Schehr, J. Stat. Mech, 2021, 103209 (2021), "Harmonically confined longranged interacting gas in the presence of a hard wall", [22 October 2021]
 A. K. Chatterjee, M. Kulkarni, A. Kundu, Phys. Rev. E 104, 044136 (2021), "Dynamical regimes of finite temperature discrete nonlinear Schrödinger chain", [28 October 2021]
 R. Nimiwal, U. Satpathi, V. Vasan, M. Kulkarni, J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 54, 425701 (2021), "Solitonlike behaviour in nonintegrable systems", [27 September 2021]
 B. Kiran, D. A. Huse, M. Kulkarni, Phys. Rev. E 104, 044117 (2021), "Spatiotemporal spread of perturbations in powerlaw models at low temperatures: Exact results for OTOC", [18 October 2021]
 S. Roy, S. Mukerjee, M. Kulkarni, Phys. Rev. B 103, 184203 (2021), "Imbalance for a family of onedimensional incommensurate models with mobility edges", [10 May 2021]
 M. Kulkarni, S. N. Majumdar, G. Schehr, Phys. Rev. A 103, 033321 (2021), "Multilayered density profile for noninteracting fermions in a rotating twodimensional trap", [22 March 2021]
 A. Prakash, J. H. Pixley, M. Kulkarni, Phys. Rev. Research 3, L012019, Letters (2021), Editors' Suggestion, "The universal spectral form factor for manybody localization", [22 February 2021]
 C. Aron, M. Kulkarni, Phys. Rev. Research 2, 043390 (2020), "NonAnalytic NonEquilibrium Field Theory: Stochastic Reheating of the Ising Model", [18 December 2020]
 A. Dey, M. Kulkarni, Phys. Rev. Research 2, 042004, Rapid Communications (2020), "Emergence of chaos and controlled photon transfer in a cavityQED network", [09 October 2020]
 A. Purkayastha, M. Kulkarni, Y. N. Joglekar, Phys. Rev. Research 2, 043075 (2020), "Emergent PT symmetry in a doublequantumdot circuit QED setup", [14 October 2020]
 A. K. Chatterjee, A. Kundu, M. Kulkarni, Phys. Rev. E 102, 052103 (2020), Editors' Suggestion, "Spatiotemporal spread of perturbations in a driven dissipative Duffing chain: an OTOC approach", [02 November 2020]
 A. Dey, M. Kulkarni, Phys. Rev. A 101, 043801 (2020), "Engineering indefinitely longlived localization in cavityQED arrays", [01 April 2020]
 S. Swarup, V. Vasan, M. Kulkarni, J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 53, 135206 (2020), "Provable bounds for the Kortewegde Vries reduction in multicomponent Nonlinear Schrodinger Equation", [12 March 2020]
 J. P. Deka, A. K. Sarma, A. Govindarajan, M. Kulkarni, Nonlinear Dynamics, 100 (2), 16291640 (2020), "Multifaceted nonlinear dynamics in PTsymmetric coupled Liénard oscillators", [10 April 2020]
 A. Kumar, M. Kulkarni, A. Kundu, Phys. Rev. E 102, 032128 (2020), "Particles confined in arbitrary potentials with a class of finiteranged interactions", [17 September 2020]
 M. Kumar, A. Kundu, M. Kulkarni, D. A. Huse, A. Dhar, Phys. Rev. E 102, 022130 (2020), "Transport, correlations, and chaos in a classical disordered anharmonic chain", [20 August 2020]
 S. Agarwal, A. Dhar, M. Kulkarni, A. Kundu, S. N. Majumdar, D. Mukamel, G. Schehr, Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 100603 (2019), Editors' Suggestion, "Harmonically confined particles with longrange repulsive interactions", [06 September 2019]
 A. Das, M. Kulkarni, H. Spohn, A. Dhar, Phys. Rev. E 100, 042116 (2019), "KardarParisiZhang scaling for an integrable lattice LandauLifshitz spin chain", [15 October 2019]
 A. K. Gon, M. Kulkarni, J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 52, 415201 (2019), "Duality in a hyperbolic interaction model integrable even in a strong confinement: Multisoliton solutions and field theory", [16 September 2019]
 S. Agarwal, M. Kulkarni, A. Dhar, J. Stat Phys, 176, 6, 1463 (2019), "Some connections between the Classical CalogeroMoser model and the Log Gas", [19 July 2019]
 B. K. Agarwalla, M. Kulkarni, D. Segal, Phys. Rev. B 100, 035412 (2019), "Photon statistics of a double quantum dot micromaser: Quantum treatment", [10 July 2019]
 A. Das, K. Damle, A. Dhar, D. A. Huse, M. Kulkarni, C. B. Mendl, H. Spohn, J Stat Phys, 180(1), 238262 (2019), "Nonlinear Fluctuating Hydrodynamics for the Classical XXZ Spin Chain", [22 October 2019]
 J. Lu, R. Wang, J.Ren, M. Kulkarni, JH. Jiang, Phys. Rev. B 99, 035129 (2019), "Quantum Dot circuitQED thermoelectric diodes and transistors", [15 January 2019]
 M. Kulkarni, G. Mandal, T. Morita, Phys. Rev. A 98, 043610 (2018), "Quantum quench and thermalization of onedimensional Fermi gas via phase space hydrodynamics", [8 October 2018]
 R. Härtle, C. Schinabeck, M. Kulkarni, D. GelbwaserKlimovsky, M. Thoss, U. Peskin, Phys. Rev. B 98, 081404 (2018), "Cooling by heating in nonequilibrium nanosystems", [10 August 2018]
 A. Purkayastha, S. Sanyal, A. Dhar, M. Kulkarni, Phys. Rev. B 97, 174206 (2018), Editors' Suggestion, “Anomalous transport in the AubryAndréHarper model in isolated and open systems”, [24 May 2018]
 M. Kulkarni, S. M. Hein, E. Kapit, C. Aron, Phys. Rev. B 97, 064506 (2018), "Permanent spin currents in cavityqubit systems", [12 February 2018]
 A. Purkayastha, A. Dhar, M. Kulkarni, Phys. Rev. B, 96, 180204, Rapid Communications, (2017), “Nonequilibrium phase diagram of a 1D quasiperiodic system with a singleparticle mobility edge”, [27 November 2017]
 M. Kulkarni, A. P. Polychronakos, J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 50 455202 (2017), "Emergence of Calogero family of models in external potentials: Duality, Solitons and Hydrodynamics", [10 October 2017]
 A. Purkayastha, A. Dhar, M. Kulkarni, Phys. Rev. A 94, 052134, (2016), “Nonlinear transport in an outofequilibrium singlesite Bose Hubbard model: scaling, rectification and time dynamics”, [28 November 2016]
 B. K. Agarwalla, M. Kulkarni, S. Mukamel, D. Segal, Phys. Rev. B 94, 121305(R) (2016) , “Giant photon gain in largescale quantum dot circuitQED systems", [30 September 2016]
 B. K. Agarwalla, M. Kulkarni, S. Mukamel, D. Segal, Phys. Rev. B 94, 035434 (2016) “Tunable photonic cavity coupled to a voltagebiased double quantum dot system: Diagrammatic NEGF approach”, [21 July 2016]
 F. Franchini, M. Kulkarni, A. Trombettoni, New J. Phys. 18, 115003, (2016), “Hydrodynamics of local excitations after an interaction quench in 1D cold atomic gases”, [24 November 2016]
 C. Aron, M.Kulkarni and H. E. Tureci , Phys. Rev. X 6, 011032 (2016), “Photonmediated interactions: a scalable tool to create and sustain entangled manybody states”, [23 March 2016]
 A. Purkayastha, A. Dhar, M. Kulkarni, Phys. Rev. A 93, 062114, (2016), “Exact Redfield description for open noninteracting quantum systems and failure of the Lindblad approach”, [13 June 2016]
 M. E. Schwartz, L. Martin, E. Flurin, C. Aron, M. Kulkarni, H. E. Tureci, I. Siddiqi, Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 240503 (2016), “Stabilizing entanglement via symmetryselective bath engineering in superconducting qubits”, [16 June 2016]
 JH. Jiang, M. Kulkarni, D. Segal, Y. Imry, Phys. Rev. B 92, 045309 (2015), “Phononthermoelectric transistors and rectifiers”, [29 July 2015]
 R. Hartle, M. Kulkarni, Phys. Rev. B 91, 245429 (2015), “Effect of broadening in the weak coupling limit of vibrationally coupled electron transport through molecular junctions and the analogy to quantum dot circuit QED systems”, [22 June 2015]
 M. Kulkarni, D. A. Huse, H. Spohn, Phys. Rev. A 92, 043612 (2015), “Fluctuating hydrodynamics for a discrete GrossPitaevskii equation: mapping to KardarParisiZhang universality class”, [16 October 2015]
 F. Franchini, A. Gromov, M. Kulkarni, A. Trombettoni, J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 48 (2015) 28FT01 (Fast Track Communication) “Universal dynamics of a soliton after an interaction quench”, [24 June 2015]
 C. Aron, M.Kulkarni and H. E. Tureci , Phys. Rev. A 90, 062305 (2014) “Steadystate entanglement of spatially separated qubits via quantum bath engineering”, [1 December 2014]
 M.Kulkarni, O. Cotlet and H. E. Tureci, Phys. Rev. B, 90, 125402 (2014) “Cavitycoupled doublequantum dot at finite bias: analogy with lasers and beyond”, [3 September 2014]
 M.Kulkarni, B. Oztop and H. E. Tureci, Phys. Rev. Lett, 111, 220408 (2013) “Cavitymediated nearcritical dissipative dynamics of a driven condensate”, [27 November 2013]
 M. Kulkarni, K. L. Tiwari and D. Segal, New Journal of Physics, 15, 013014 (2013)”Full density matrix dynamics for large quantum systems: interactions, decoherence and inelastic effects”, [9 January 2013]
 M. Kulkarni and A. Lamacraft, Phys. Rev. A 88, 021603, Rapid Communications (2013) “Finitetemperature dynamical structure factor of the onedimensional Bose gas: From the GrossPitaevskii equation to the KardarParisiZhang universality class of dynamical critical phenomena”, [8 August 2013]
 M. Kulkarni, K. L. Tiwari and D. Segal, Phys. Rev. B 86, 155424 (2012) “Towards equilibration and thermalization between finite quantum systems: Unitary emulation of dephasing effects and inelastic interactions”, [12 October 2012]
 M. Kulkarni and A. G. Abanov, Phys. Rev. A, 86, 033614 (2012) “Hydrodynamics of cold atomic gases in the limit of weak nonlinearity, dispersion, and dissipation”, [13 September 2012]
 M. Kulkarni and R. M. Konik, arXiv:1109.5731 (2011), “The Fermi liquid nature of the ground state of double quantum dots in parallel from a 1/N expansion”, [26 September 2011]
 A. G. Abanov, A. Gromov, M. Kulkarni, J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 44 ,295203 (2011) “Soliton solutions of Calogero model in harmonic potential”, [17 June 2011]
 S. Ganeshan, M. Kulkarni and A. C. Durst, Phys. Rev. B 84, 064503 (2011) “Quasiparticle scattering from vortices in dwave superconductors. II. Berry phase contribution”, [9 August 2011]
 J. Joseph, J. E. Thomas, M. Kulkarni, A. G. Abanov, Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 150401 (2011) “Observation of shock waves in a strongly interacting Fermi gas”, [11 April 2011]
 M. Kulkarni and A. G. Abanov, Nucl. Phys. B, 846, 122 (2011) “Cold Fermi gas with inverse square interaction in a harmonic trap”, [1 May 2011]
 M. Kulkarni and R. M. Konik, Phys. Rev. B 83, 245121 (2011) “The RKKY Interaction and the Nature of the Ground State of Double Quantum Dots in Parallel”, [23 June 2011]
 M. Kulkarni, S. Ganeshan and A. C. Durst, Phys. Rev. B 84, 064502 (2011) “Quasiparticle scattering from vortices in dwave superconductors I: Superflow contribution”, [9 August 2011]
 F. Franchini and M. Kulkarni, Nucl. Phys. B, 825, 320 (2010) “Emptiness and Depletion Formation Probability in spin models with inverse square interaction”, [1 February 2010]
 M. Kulkarni. F. Franchini and A. G. Abanov, Phys. Rev. B 80, 165105 (2009) “Nonlinear dynamics of spin and charge in spinCalogero model”, [2 October 2009]
 M. Kulkarni, N. Seshadri, V. S. C. Manga Rao, S. Dutta Gupta, Journal of Modern Optics, 10, Volume 51 No. 4, 549557 “Control of superluminal transit through a heterogeneous medium”, [03 Jul 2009]