Professor of Physics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Ave, Room 6C-313
Cambridge MA 02139-4307
Click here for my cv (which I update every now and then).
Biographical Sketch :
I have been a member of the physics faculty at MIT since 2001. My undergraduate degree (1992) is from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, and my graduate degree (1997) is from Yale University. I was a postdoctoral fellow at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics in Santa Barbara, CA.
I am a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2023), a Simons Investigator (2013 -2023) of the Simons Foundation. a Distinguished Visiting Research Chair (2011-2024) at the Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics, and a Fellow of the American Physical Society (2013).
My research is in the theory of quantum matter. This is the branch of theoretical physics that deals with quantum systems with many degrees of freedom. It is of fundamental relevance to understanding electronic solids which are my main focus. More detail on my research interests can be found here.