PEOPLE Faculty
International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Bengaluru
Area of Research:  String theory, Black hole physics and Quantum field theory
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Research interests: String theory, Black hole physics and Quantum field theory with a focus on real time, finite temperature quantum field theory.

Teaching (Course Web Pages) :

  • [Perturbative String Theory] : Reading course (Aug-Dec 2016)
  • [Group Theory (Solid state physics oriented)] : Reading course (Aug-Dec 2016)
  • [Open Quantum Systems]: with Manas Kulkarni (Jan-May 2017)

Education and Employment:

  • Faculty (Reader) (2015 Oct -- Present) : International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Bengaluru, India.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (2013 Sep -- 2016 May) : Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.
  • Junior Fellow (2010 Sep -- 2013 May) : Harvard Society of Fellows, Harvard University, Cambridge, U.S.A..
  • Ph.D.  (2006 Aug -- 2010 May) : Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India. Advisor: Prof. Shiraz Minwalla.
  • Master of Science in Physics (2001 Aug -- 2006 May) : Integrated five year programme, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur, India.