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April, 2016: Ph.D. in Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, U.S.A.

(Thesis: Interplay of Broken Symmetries and Quantum Criticality in Correlated Electronic Systems)

May, 2012: A.M. in Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, U.S.A.

July, 2005 - May, 2010: Integrated M.Sc. in Physics, IIT Kanpur, India.

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January 2020 - onwards: Assistant Professor of Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA.

July 2019 - December 2019: Visiting Professor of Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA.

July 2016 - June 2019: Gordon and Betty Moore foundation Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA.

July 2016 - June 2019: Visiting Research Associate, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA. 


  1. Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Physics, 2023

  2. NSF CAREER Award (2023-2028)

  3. Gordon and Betty Moore foundation Fellowship (2016), awarded by MIT.

  4. Graduate Society Research fellowship (2014-15), GSAS, Harvard University.

  5. E.M. Purcell Fellowship (2010-2011), Harvard University.

  6. Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), Caltech, U.S.A.

  7. Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana-KVPY (2006-10), Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India.

  8. Academic Excellence Award- 2006-07, 2007-08 and 2008-09, IIT Kanpur.  

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