Ph.D. Virginia Tech.(2012) M.S. Bowling Green State University (2007) B.S. University of Calcutta bhowmick@illinois.edu   Mithun Bhowmick is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Prof. Dana Dlott group. His research interests are focused on study of IR spectroscopy of shocked liquids to understand chemistry in extreme conditions. Prior to joining this group, he has held a faculty position in the Physics department at Nazarbayev University. His other areas of interest are Ultrafast Spectroscopy in semiconductors and semiconductor heterostructures and Opto-electronic properties of II-VI and III-V materials.