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Shivakumar Jolad
Assistant Professor


B.E.: Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, Karnataka, 2003
M.S.: Texas A&M University, Texas, 2005
Ph.D.: The Pennsylvania State University, PA USA, 2010

Email: shiva.jolad@iitgn.ac.in
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Research Interest
  • Networks- Complex Systems
  • Information Theory
  • Population Dynamics

Work Experience
  • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (July-2012 to present)
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (August 2010 to June 2012)
  • Teaching Assistant, The Pennsylvania State University, PA USA (Sept. 2005 to May 2010)
  • Teaching Assistant, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX- USA (Sept. 2003 to May 2005)
Selected Recent Publications
  • Liu, Wenjia; Jolad, Shivakumar and Schmittmann, Beate et al., “Modeling interacting dynamic networks: I. preferred degree networks and their characteristics”, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment, vol. 2013, no. 8, pp. P08001-21, DOI: 10.1088/1742-5468/2013/08/P08001, Aug. 2013
  • Jolad S, Liu W, Schmittmann B, Zia RKP (2012) Epidemic Spreading on Preferred Degree Adaptive Networks. PLoS ONE 7(11): e48686. doi:10.1371/ journal.pone.0048686
  • G.J. Sreejith, Shivakumar Jolad, Diptiman Sen, and Jainendra Jain., Microscopic study of the υ=2/5 fractional quantum Hall edge., Physical Review B 84, 245104 (2011).
  • R.K.P. Zia, Wenjia Liu, Shivakumar Jolad, and B. Schmittmann, Studies of adaptive networks with preferred degree , Physics Procedia 15, 102 (2011).
  • Shivakumar Jolad, Diptiman Sen, and Jainendra Jain., Fractional quantum Hall edge: Effect of nonlinear dispersion and edge roton, Physical Review B 82, 075315 (2010).
  • Shivakumar Jolad and Jainendra Jain., Testing the topological nature of the quantum Hall edge. Physical Review Letters 102, 116801 (2009).
  • Shivakumar Jolad, Chia-Chen Chang, and Jainendra Jain., Electron Operator at the edge of 1/3 fractional quantum Hall liquid , Physical Review B 75, 165306 (2007).