Members

Apoorva D. Patel is a Professor at the Centre for High Energy Physics, IISc. He is notable for his work on quantum algorithms, and the application of information theory concepts to understand the structure of genetic languages. His major field of work has been the theory of quantum chromodynamics, where he has used lattice gauge theory techniques to investigate spectral properties, phase transitions, and matrix elements.

Personal Webpage: http://chep.iisc.ac.in/Personnel/adpatel.html

Email: adpatel at iisc dot ac dot in

Arindam Ghosh is an experimental condensed matter physicist and a Professor in the Department of Physics, IISc. His research group is involved in investigating structural, electrical and magnetic properties of various nanoscale systems. His research interests extend from fundamental quantum mechanical effects on charge and spin states in nanosystems, to carbon-based electronics, critical behavior in smart materials, to new schemes of sensing with nano/micro-electromechanical sensors.

Personal Webpage: http://www.physics.iisc.ac.in/~arindam

Email:  arindam at iisc dot ac dot in

 

Abha Misra is an Associate Professor at the Department of Instrumentation and Applied Physics.  Her group works on various aspects of nano and micro systems to study interfaces between different physical phenomena at nanoscale. Multidimensional carbon lattices including graphene, carbon nanotubes and quantum dots are being investigated for optoelectronic, gas sensing, self-powered as well as actuation devices at large scale. The device design paradigm is established through bio mimicking of natural systems for self-sustained network where two-dimensional van der Waals interfaces are largely utilized for spontaneous conduction mechanism.

Personal Webpage: http://iap.iisc.ac.in/people/abha-misra/

Email: abha at iisc dot ac dot in

Abhishek Singh is an Associate Professor at the Material Research Centre, IISc. His research interests include quantum ab-initio theory for real materials, machine learning and material database generation, hydrogen generation and storage, mechanical, structural, electronic, and magnetic properties of nanostructures, theory of defects, impurities, doping and diffusion in bulk and reduced dimensional systems, thermal and electrical transport and quasiparticle and optical excitations. His group has found several ultra-low and ultra-high lattice thermal conductivity materials and developed a ML model to predict thermal conductivity of a large class of materials using physics driven four parameters.

Personal Webpage: http://mrc.iisc.ac.in/abhishek/

Email: abhishek at iisc dot ac dot in

Akshay Naik is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Nanoscience and Engineering, IISc. He conducts research in the areas of nano electromechanical systems, nonlinear dynamics, MEMS and NEMS sensors, and quantum measurements.  His group has demonstrated the use of mechanical nanoresonator to enhance or reduce the energy exchange between the vibrational modes and the suitability of metallic carbon nanotubes (CNTs) as thermo-optic tuners.

Personal Webpage: http://www.cense.iisc.ac.in/anaik/

Email: anaik at iisc dot ac dot in

Akshay Singh is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics, IISc. His lab uses a variety of optical and electron spectroscopy tools to characterize synthesized and naturally occurring materials. The group focuses on the measurement of fundamental dynamics, to discover new physical phenomena, and synthesize non-naturally occurring materials leading to advances in opto-electronics and quantum computing.

Personal Webpage: http://www.physics.iisc.ac.in/~aksy

Email: aksy at iisc dot ac dot in

Ambarish Ghosh is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Nanoscience and Engineering, IISc. He is known for his contributions on nanorobots, active matter physics, plasmonics, and metamaterials. His group has wide interests in studying light-matter interactions in novel nanoscale systems, ranging from electron bubbles in superfluid helium to helical nanoplasmonic devices, and magnetic nano-propellers. 

Personal Webpage: http://www.cense.iisc.ac.in/ambarish/

Email: ambarish at iisc dot ac dot in

Anshu Pandey is an Associate Professor at the Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit, IISc. His research is aimed at understanding new physical properties that emerge in nanoscale matter. His group recently demonstrated ground state charge transfer between semiconductor nanocrystals, leading to the formation of “compounds” where individual quantum dots take the place of atoms. Yet other efforts in his lab are devoted to the development of semiconductors composed of earth abundant non-toxic elements, novel methods of synthesis and building materials with unusual properties.

Personal Webpage: https://sscu.iisc.ac.in/pandey/

Email: anshup at iisc dot ac dot in

Asha Bharadwaj is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Instrumentation and Applied Physics. The main focus of her research group is on fabrication of high quality quantum dots. At present her group is working on colloidal carbon quantum dots and Transition metal dichalcogenide (TMDC) Quantum dots. Some part of her work is also dedicated to optimization of Quantum dots precipitation in a glass host.

Personal Webpage: http://iap.iisc.ac.in/people/s-gopalakrishnan/

Email: asha at iisc dot ac dot in

Baladitya Suri is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Instrumentation and Applied Physics. His group is interested in quantum information and quantum computation with superconducting circuits in particular, and solid-state circuits in general. His current work also involves coupling superconducting artificial atoms to propagating phonons on the surface of a piezoelectric substrate to realise the acoustic analogue of quantum optics— quantum acoustics. Another area of interest is that of single photon generators and detectors in the microwave regime.

Personal Webpage: https://sites.google.com/prod/view/qtlab-iap-iisc

Email: surib at iisc dot ac dot in

Bikramjit Basu is a Professor at the Material Research Centre, IISc. His research group has effectively applied the principles and tools of these disciplines to develop the next generation implants and bioengineering solutions to address unmet clinical needs for musculoskeletal, dental, and neurosurgical applications. Encompassing experimental discovery, theoretical predictions, computational analysis, and clinical translational research, his research group has laid the foundation for biomechanically-compliant design of implants, 3D binderjet printing of biomaterials, science of biocompatibility and bioengineering strategies, to advance the field of biomaterials science and regenerative engineering; thereby impacting human healthcare.

Personal Webpage: http://bikramjitbasu.in/

Email: bikram at mrc dot iisc dot ernet dot in

Chandni Usha is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Instrumentation and Applied Physics. Her group studies electron transport in a variety of low dimensional semiconductor and metallic systems and in particular, two-dimensional electron systems in graphene and other layered materials, van der Waals heterostructures and ultrathin metallic wires. Other research interests include piezotronics and sensing using two dimensional materials and heterostructures.

Personal Webpage: https://sites.google.com/view/chandniu

Email: chandniu at iisc dot ac dot in

Chetan Singh Thakur is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronic Systems Engineering, IISc. His research expertise lies in neuromorphic computing, mixed-signal VLSI systems, computational neuroscience, probabilistic signal processing, and machine learning. His research interest is to understand the signal processing aspects of the brain and apply those to build novel intelligent systems.

Personal Webpage: https://labs.dese.iisc.ac.in/neuronics/

Email: csthakur at iisc dot ac dot in

Chiranjib Bhattacharyya is a Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Automation, IISc. His research interests are in foundations of Machine Learning, Optimisation and their applications to Industrial problems. His group actively pursues applications in the area of computational biology, object detection in images, video segmentation and summarization, detection of rare topics in text documents, and statistical modeling of computer systems.

Personal Webpage: https://www.csa.iisc.ac.in/~chiru/

Email: chiru at iisc dot ac dot in

Himanshu Tyagi is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical Communication Engineering and an Associate Faculty at the Robert Bosch Center for Cyber Physical Systems. He conducts research in the areas of information theory, statistics, cryptography, machine learning, distributed intelligence systems, and socio-technical systems.

Personal Webpage: https://ece.iisc.ac.in/~htyagi/

Email: htyagi at iisc dot ac dot in

Jaydeep K Basu is a Professor in the Department of Physics, IISc. His research interests include soft condensed matter physics, physics of biological systems, nanophotonics, quantum plasmonics, topological photonics. His group has developed considerable expertise in fabrication of single photon emitting quantum emitters as well as their arrays which can be readily coupled to optical and metamaterial templates. His group’s work in the area of light-matter interactions at the nanoscale is well recognized.

Personal Webpage: http://www.physics.iisc.ac.in/~basu/

Email: basu at iisc dot ac dot in 

Kausik Majumdar is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical Communication Engineering. His research group uses a combination of theoretical and experimental techniques to investigate the electrical and optoelectronic properties of low dimensional materials and their nanostructures. They also explore the possibilities of applying these properties to develop novel devices, encompassing the entire spectrum of device design and simulation, device fabrication using state of the art semiconductor fabrication techniques, and device characterization using various electrical, optical and spectroscopic techniques.

Personal Webpage: https://ece.iisc.ac.in/~kausikm/

Email: kausikm at iisc dot ac dot in

Manish Jain is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics, IISc. His research focuses on theoretical investigations of structural, electronic, and optical properties of materials from first principles using density functional theory and many-body perturbation theory, application of these methods to calculate experimentally observable properties of defects in solids and the development of new methods to calculate material properties.

Personal Webpage: http://www.physics.iisc.ac.in/~mjain

Email: mjain at iisc dot ac dot in

Mayank Shrivastava is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronic Systems Engineering, IISc. His group works on the science and technology of electron devices, having focus on power semiconductor devices as well as nanoscale / beyond Si CMOS for SoC applications. Given a strong focus on the semiconductor technology for the future electronics, the group also work on a multitude of science threads like (i) physics of semiconductor device reliability, (ii) electro-thermal / electron – phonon interaction in beyond Si materials / devices, (iii) thermometry and thermal / phonon transport in these materials / devices.

Personal Webpage: mayank.dese.iisc.ac.in

Email: mayank at iisc dot ac dot in 

Nandy S K is a professor in the Department of Computational and Data Sciences, IISc. His conducts research in the areas of application specific instruction set processor architecture, reconfigurable high performance processor architectures, systems on silicon, compiling techniques for low power, architectural synthesis of high performance VLSI systems, parallel/pipelined low latency, high throughput arithmetic unit architectures, multi-threaded architecture and global shared memory cache coherence protocols.

Personal Webpage: http://cds.iisc.ac.in/people/faculty/name/nandy-s-k/

Email: nandy at iisc dot ac dot in

Navaneeth Ravichandran is an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department, IISc. He is interested in studying the electronic and thermal properties of semiconductors and metals. Specifically, his group focuses on developing computational and experimental tools to probe the microscopic, quantum-mechanical interactions among energy carriers that drive these macroscopic properties.

Personal Webpage: https://mecheng.iisc.ac.in/navaneeth/

Email: navaneeth at iisc dot ac dot in

Navin Kashyap is a Professor in the Department of Electronics Communication Engineering. His research interests include Coding for Data Communication and Storage, Information-Theoretic Security, Source Coding, Data Compression, Data Synchronization, Symbolic Dynamics and Discrete Applied Mathematics.

Personal Webpage: https://ece.iisc.ac.in/~nkashyap/

Email: nkashyap at iisc. ac. in.

Pavan Nukala is an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Nanoscience and Engineering, IISc. His research interests are in correlated systems, ferroelectric and multiferroic thin films, topological defects and functions in context of quantum computation, in situ electro microscopy and spectroscopy, material networks for neuromorphic computing, phase change materials and thin film X-ray diffraction.

Personal Webpage: http://www.cense.iisc.ac.in/pavan-nukala

Email: pnukala at iisc dot ac dot in

Rahul Pandit is a condensed matter physicist and a Professor in the Department of Physics, IISc. His research interests include problems in condensed-matter theory, phase transitions, statistical mechanics and nonlinear dynamics. He is known for his research on phase transitions and spatiotemporal chaos and turbulence.

Personal Webpage: http://www.physics.iisc.ac.in/~rahul/

Email: rahul at iisc dot ac dot in

N. Ravishankar is a professor at the Materials Research Centre, IISc. He is known for his studies on nanostructured materials and the primary research in his lab focuses on wet-chemical synthesis, characterization and assembly of functional inorganic nanostructures for a variety of applications.

Personal Webpage: https://nravigroup.github.io/

Email: nravi at mrc dot iisc dot ernet dot in

Sanjit Chatterjee is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Automation, IISc.  He works primarily in applied cryptography and information security with a special emphasis on practice-oriented provable security. Fascinated by the interplay of functionality, security and efficiency of cryptographic protocols, he conducts research in public key cryptography, identity-based cryptography, security protocols for cloud, pairing-based cryptography and quantum safe cryptography.

Personal Webpage: https://www.csa.iisc.ac.in/~sanjit/

Email: sanjit at iisc dot ac dot in 

Saurabh Chandorkar is an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Nanoscience and Engineering, IISc. His research interests include energy loss mechanisms in micro/nano scaled resonators, wafer scale packaging for MEMS, human-computer modality enhancements and low-cost system development for IC fabrication and characterization.

Personal Webpage: http://www.cense.iisc.ac.in/saurabh-chandorkar

Email: saurabhc at iisc dot ac dot in

Shankar K Selvaraja is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Nanoscience and Engineering, IISc. His research area spans widely from material development to complex photonic device and integrated circuits. His group focuses on developing integrated photonics technology on a variety of substrates for data communication, signal processing and sensor applications.

Personal Webpage: http://www.cense.iisc.ac.in/shankarks/

Email: shankarks at iisc dot ac dot in 

Shayan Srinivasa Garani is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronic Systems Engineering, IISc. His research contributions in the field of quantum science and technology are in quantum error correction, quantum coded networks and fault-tolerant quantum computing, linking physics and electrical sciences. The research emphasis is on solid mathematical foundations and algorithms leading to system-level architectures for harnessing entanglement towards a broad range of quantum information processing applications.

Personal Webpage: pnsil.dese.iisc.ac.in

Email: shayangs at iisc dot ac dot in

S. A. Shivashankar is a Professor at the Material Research Centre, IISc. He conducts research in development of chemical precursors, MOCVD of oxide thin films, ALD of metals and metal oxides, thermodynamic modelling of the CVD process, microstructure development in MOCVD-grown films and properties of thin films. He is a lead investigator on the Indian Nanoelectronics Users Programme (INUP), a mission that makes the device fabrication and characterization facilities at IISc to researchers in various organizations throughout India.

Personal Webpage: http://www.cense.iisc.ac.in/s-shivashankar

Email: shivu at iisc dot ac dot in

Subroto Mukerjee is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics, IISc. His research interests include transport in strongly correlated systems, thermalization and many-body localization in quantum systems, physics of correlated cold atoms and statics and dynamics of lower dimensional quantum systems.

Personal Webpage: http://www.physics.iisc.ac.in/~smukerjee/

Email: smukerjee at iisc dot ac dot in

Sudhir Vempati is an Associate Professor at the Centre for High Energy Physics, IISc.  He conducts research in the field ” Physics Beyond the Standard Model ” of Elementary Particle Physics.  His group tries to build extensions of the standard model which can accommodate solutions to problems like hierarchy problem, non-zero neutrino masses, dark matter, baryogenesis, leptogenesis, cosmological constant or dark energy, flavour mixing etc. The frameworks they work are mostly supersymmetry, supergravity, extra dimensions and Grand Unified theories. In addition to model building, he is also interested in the theoretical aspects of these framework like Renormalisation group properties.  

Personal Webpage:  http://chep.iisc.ac.in/Personnel/pages/vempati/index.html

Email:  vempati at iisc dot ac dot in                                                                                                                       

Sumilan Banerjee is a theoretical condensed matter physicist and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics, IISc. The broad interest of his research group is to study the novel properties of strongly correlated quantum systems and to understand the interplay of interaction and disorder in many-body quantum dynamics.

Personal Webpage: https://sumilanbanerjee.wixsite.com/mysite

Email: sumilan at iisc dot ac dot in

Supradeepa V R is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Nanoscience and Engineering, IISc. His research interests include High Power Fiber Lasers, Nonlinear Optical Frequency Conversion, Integrated Photonics, Optical Frequency Combs and Metrology and High Bandwidth Optical Communications.

Personal Webpage: http://www.cense.iisc.ac.in/supradeepagroup/

Email: supradeepa at iisc dot ac dot in

Sushobhan Avasthi is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Nanoscience and Engineering, IISc. His research interests include high-efficiency perovskite thin-film solar cells, integration of semiconducting oxides to silicon, forming oxide/silicon heterojunction devices, functional oxide devices for applications such as photovoltaics, sensing, and memory, and integration of solar cell on novel substrates such as steel. His lab focuses on the design, fabrication and characterization of electronic devices. They are specialized in integrating different materials, e.g. silicon with metal-oxides and germanium with silicon and interested in studying the new functionalities and improved performance that such heterogenous integration may introduce.

Personal Webpage: http://www.cense.iisc.ac.in/heterojunctionLab/

Email: savasthi at iisc dot ac dot in

Srimanta Middey is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics, IISc. His research interests include emergent phenomena in oxide heterostructures, strongly correlated systems, metal-insulator transitions, superconductivity, magnetism, X-ray spectroscopy and scattering. His group explores various exotic electronic and magnetic phenomena such as superconductivity, metal-insulator transition, high mobility electron gas, spin liquid phase, and non-trivial spin texture.

Personal Webpage: http://srimantamiddey.wixsite.com/middeygroup

Email: smiddey at iisc dot ac dot in

Srinivas Talabattula is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronics Communication Engineering. His research interest spans photonics integrated circuits, both theoretical and experimental, with application to optical communications and optical sensors. He is also interested in optical biosensors and quantum photonics.

Personal Webpage: https://ece.iisc.ac.in/~tsrinu/

Email: tsrinu at ece dot iisc dot ernet dot in

Soumyendu Raha is a Professor in the Department of Computational and Data Sciences, IISc. His research interests include simulation, control and optimization of constrained dynamical systems, stochastic and deterministic differential-algebraic equation systems, mathematical libraries, and VLSI CAD applications.

Personal Webpage: http://cds.iisc.ac.in/faculty/raha/

Email: raha at iisc dot ac dot in

Varun Raghunathan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical communication Engineering. His research interest lies in experimental photonics with a major focus on non-linear optics, integrated optic, flat land photonic components, and optical microscopy. His research group works on the design, fabrication and experimental characterization of micro-/ nano-fabricated photonic devices.

Personal Webpage: https://www.sites.google.com/site/varunr196/

Email: varunr at iisc dot ac dot in

Vibhor Singh is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics, IISc. The focus of his research is on superconducting devices based emerging quantum technology. Research in his lab spans a variety of activities such as cavity-opto-mechanics in microwave domain, superconducting materials for quantum devices, circuit-QED systems, superconducting qubit-based hybrid optomechanical systems.

Personal Webpage: http://www.physics.iisc.ac.in/~v.singh

Email: v dot singh at iisc dot ac dot in

Vinod Sharma is a Professor in the Department of Electronics Communication Engineering. His research interests are in the areas of Communication and Computer Networks, Wireless Communication, Sensor Networks, Queueing Theory, Information Theory and Statistical Estimation Theory.

Personal Webpage: https://ece.iisc.ac.in/~vinod/

Email: vinod at iisc dot ac dot in

Vivek Tiwari is an Assistant Professor at the Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit, IISc. His group develops spectroscopic techniques and quantum dynamical models to understand ultrafast energy and charge delocalization on the nanoscale. Projects in his lab involve both experimental and theoretical components.

Personal Webpage: https://sscu.iisc.ac.in/tiwari/

Email: vivektiwari at iisc dot ac dot in

Srividya Kumar is currently working as Technology Manager for IQTI. Prior to this role, she has worked as Grants Manager at the Office of Research Grants, IISc. She did her B.Tech in Bioengineering at SASTRA University, Thanjavur. In 2018, she completed her doctoral research training in Biospectroscopy from Inorganic & Physical Chemistry Department, IISc.

Email: ksrividya at iisc dot ac dot in