BS, MS, University of Delhi (India), M.Tech, University of Hyderabad (India), Ph.D., University of Potsdam (Germany)
Dr. Malik did his Ph.D. work at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany under the supervision of renowned mathematical physicist Juergen Kurths. Subsequently, the Physical Society of Berlin awarded the Carl Ramsauer Prize for 2012 to his Ph.D. work. Before joining RIT, he worked at Dartmouth College and UNC-Chapel Hill as a postdoc. Dr. Malik has a wide range of research interests within the data-driven analysis and mathematical modeling of complex systems. In his research, he employs tools from network science, dynamical systems, and applied statistics and enjoys working on mathematical problems across disciplines in natural and social sciences. For more information, please visit the personal webpage of Dr. Malik.
In the News
September 2, 2020
New mathematical method shows how climate change led to the fall of an ancient civilization
Nishant Malik, assistant professor in RIT’s School of Mathematical Sciences, has developed a mathematical method that shows how shifting monsoon patterns led to the demise of the Indus Valley Civilization, a Bronze Age civilization contemporary to Mesopotamia and ancient Egypt.