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A pciture of Dr. Bala Sundaram - Chair of the Physics Department           
Bala Sundaram

Professor of Physics
Department Chair

Department of Physics
University of Massachusetts at Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd
Boston, MA 02125

Quantum Nonlinear Dynamics and Control Group
Office: S–3–108
Email: here
Phone: 617 287 6055
Fax: 617 287 6053

Research Interests
Quantum and Classical Chaos, the Quantum-to-Classical Transition and Applications of Nonlinear Dynamics in Biology and Cognitive Science. 
Physics 350: Statistical Physics

Selected Publications 
Acoustical dead zones and the spatial aggregation of whale strandings
Bala Sundaram, Andrew C. Poje, Richard R. Veit and Herve Nganguia
Journal of Theoretical Biology 238, 764 (2006), 

Parameter scaling in the decoherent quantum-classical transition for chaotic systems
Pattanayak AK, Sundaram B, Greenbaum BD
Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 014103 (2003)

Quantum-classical transition in nonlinear dynamical systems
 S. Habib, K. Jacobs, H. Mabuchi, R. Ryne, B. Sundaram, K. Shizume
Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 040402 (2002)

Atom optics realization of the quantum delta-kicked rotor 
F.L. Moore, J.C. Robinson, C.F. Bharucha, B. Sundaram and M.G. Raizen
Phys. Rev. Lett. 75, 4598 (1995)

Theory of the fundamental laser linewidth
P. Goldberg, P.W. Milonni and B. Sundaram 
Phys. Rev. A 44, 1969 (1991)

Inhibition of quantum transport due to scars of unstable periodic orbits 
R.V. Jensen, M.M. Sanders, M. Saraceno and B. Sundaram,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 63, 2771 (1989).

Study of quantum dynamics in the transition from clasical stability to chaos 
J.C. Robinson, C. Barucha, F.L. Moore, R. Jahnke, G.A. Georgakis, Q. Niu, M.G. Raizen and B. Sundaram 
Phys. Rev. Lett.  74, 3963 (1995).