## Educational background

- M.Sc. Physics, University of Hyderabad (1983)
- Diploma in Advanced Physics, Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar (1984)
- Ph.D. (Science), Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar (1990)

## Professional background

- Postdoctoral Fellow, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad (1990–1991)
- R.A., Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (1991–1994)
- R.A., University of Hyderabad (1994–1996)
- S.R.A., University of Hyderabad (1996–1999)
- Lecturer, Panjab University, Chandigarh (1999–2005)
- Reader/Associate Professor, Panjab University, Chandigarh (2005–2011)
- Professor, Panjab University, Chandigarh (2011 onwards)

## Main area of work

- Theoretical physics
- Nonlinear physics: Chaos, solitons/solitary wave solutions of NLEE's

## Significant recent publications

- Shally Loomba, Ritu Pal, C.N.Kumar, Bright solitons of the nonautonomous cubic-quintic nonlinear Schrodinger equation with sign-reversal nonlinearity, Physical Review A 92, 033811 (2015).
- K. K. De, H. Kaur, A. Goyal, C. N. Kumar, and T. S. Raju, Airy-Bessel modulated self-similar rogue waves in a nonlinear Schrodinger equation model, Journal of Modern Optics 62(2) (2015) 137-144.
- R. Gupta, C. N. Kumar, V. M. Vyas, and P. K. Panigrahi, Manipulating rogue wave triplet in optical waveguides through tapering Physics Letters A (2014) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physleta.2014.10.053
- S. Loomba, R. Gupta, C. N. Kumar, D. Milovic, Optical rogons for inhomogeneous nonlinear Schrodinger equation with inter modal dispersion, Applied Mathematics and Computation 225 (2013) 318.
- P.K. Panigarhi, R. Gupta, A. Goyal and C.N. Kumar, Riccati generalization of self-similar solutions of nonautonomous Gross-Pitaevskii equation, Eur. Phys. J. Special Topics 222 (2013) 655663.
- C.N. Kumar, R. Gupta, A. Goyal, S. Loomba, T.S. Raju and P.K. Panigrahi, Controlled giant rouge waves in nonlinear fiber optics, Phys. Rev. A 86 (2012) 025802.
- R. Gupta, S. Loomba and C.N. Kumar, Class of nonlinearity control parameter for bright solitons of non-autonomous NLSE with trapping potential, IEEE J. Quantum Electronics 48 (2012) 847.
- T. S. Raju, C.N. Kumar and P.K. Panigrahi, On exact solitary wave solutions of Nonlinear Schrodinger equation with source, Journ. Phys. A. Math. Gen 38 L271 - L276 (2005)
- R. Chitra, C.N. Kumar and D.Sen, Supersymmetry in two Anyon problem, Modern. Phy. Lett. A 7 855 -863 (1992)
- Chaos in gauge theories possessing vortices and monopole solutions C. N. Kumar, A. Khare, 1989 Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General 22 (17) L849-L853, 1989
- C. N. Kumar, Isospectral Hamiltonians: Generation of the soliton profile, Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General 20, 5397-5401 (1987)