Dr. Rajamani Vijayaraghavan

 

FACULTY POSITIONS



Associate Professor, Dept. of Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research , Mumbai (July 2018 - )

Reader, Dept. of Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research , Mumbai (Dec 2012 - June 2018 )



EDUCATION



University of California, Berkeley, Postdoctoral Scholar (2008 - 2012)

Yale University, Ph.D. in Applied Physics (2001 - 2008)

University of Cambridge, B.A. Natural Sciences (1999 - 2001)

St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University, B.Sc. (Hons) Physics (1996-1999)



RESEARCH POSITIONS



Postdoctoral Research Scholar (2008 – 2012)

Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley

Research topics:

(a) Low noise, cryogenic microwave amplifiers

(b) Microwave magnetometry of molecular magnets

(c) High fidelity quantum measurements for superconducting quantum bits: Quantum feedback and control

(d) Josephson weak-link junctions for quantum information applications

Advisor: Prof. Irfan Siddiqi



Graduate Research Assistant (2002 – 2008)

Department of Applied Physics, Yale University, New Haven CT

Thesis Title: Josephson Bifurcation Amplifier- Amplifying quantum signals using a dynamical bifurcation.

Advisor: Prof. Michel H. Devoret



Research Intern (2000, June-August)

Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge

Research Topic: Studying the coupling between strings and body of an acoustic guitar

Advisor: Prof. J. Woodhouse



Research Assistant (1999, April-July)

Department of Physics, Delhi University

Research Topic: Science Online – Developing a low cost microcomputer based laboratory.

Advisor: Dr. Pratibha Jolly



Research Assistant (1998, August – December)

Center for Mathematical Sciences, St. Stephen’s College, Delhi

Research Topic: Studying the effect of horn-shaped bells on wind musical instruments

Advisor: Dr. Sanjay Kumar