Shiladitya Banerjee

Soft Living Matter Group

About P.I.

Shiladitya Banerjee is a Junior Group Leader in Theoretical Physics Applied to Biology at the Department of Physics and Astronomy at University College London (UCL). He is a Fellow at the UCL Institute for the Physics of Living Systems (IPLS). Before joining UCL, Shiladitya was a Postdoctoral Fellow at James Franck Institute of the University of Chicago (2013 - 2016). Shiladitya received his PhD in Physics from Syracuse University in 2013. [Download CV]


  • Michael Staddon, MMath in Mathematics, University of Cambridge (2015). PhD student. Mechanics of wound closure.
  • Daniel Gradecci, MSci in Theoretical Physics, University College London (2015). PhD student, co-supervised with Guillaume Charras. Cancer cell competiion.
  • Roisin Stephens, MSci in Physics, University College London (2017). Undergraduate Project student. Bacterial Growth Control.