Sohini Dutta

About Me

I am a PhD student at the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics-The University of Manchester. I completed my Master's degree in Astronomy from the Department of Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Indore in 2022 and went on to work at American Express as a data scientist from October 2022 to June 2023. My present research interests lie in the field of Cosmology and the very early universe, particularly in the areas of Inflation, Galaxy Evolution, Cosmic Dawn, the Epoch of Reionization etc. If you would like to chat with me, find my email in the navigation bar!

Research Interests

  • Cosmology and Early Universe: Epoch of Reionization, Cosmic Dawn, Inflation
  • Machine Learning and its applications to Astrophysics
  • Cosmological simulations
  • Astrostatistics
  • Data Science and its applications to Astrophysics and Cosmology


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Professional Journey:

  • October 2023-Present: PhD student, Jodrell Bank Center for Astrophysics, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
  • October 2022-June 2023: Analyst-Data Science, American Express
  • August 2020-August 2022: Master's Student (M.Sc. Astronomy), Department of Astronomy, Astrophysics, and Space Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • August 2016-May 2019: Undergraduate Student (B.Sc. Physics), Maitreyi College, University of Delhi, Delhi, India