Projects

1. Nonlinear Optics in Multimode & Few-mode Fibers

January 2017 - present; Graduate Research (Photonics Research Laboratory)

PI: Prof. Thomas E. Murphy, Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics (IREAP), University of Maryland

2. Phase Sensitive Amplification (PSA) in a Semiconductor Optical Amplifier

September 2015 - June2016; Bachelor’s Thesis Project

PI: Dr. Deepa Venkitesh, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Madras

3. Ultra-precise Sensing and Control of Suspended Optics Breadboard in the Crackle Experiment

May-August 2015, as part of LIGO SURF 2015 at Caltech

PI’s: Dr. Gabriele Vajente, Prof. Rana Adhikari, California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

4. Experimental Investigation of Photon Statistics in Pseudo-Thermal Laser Sources

December 2014 - April 2015

PI: Prof. CV Krishnamurthy, Department of Physics, IIT Madras

5. Simulation and Analysis of Pentacene-based Organic Field Effect Transistors

May-August 2014, as part of a research internship at Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Govt. of India

PI: Dr. E Varadarjan, Scientist E, DRDO

6. Design and Development of Semi-Autonomous Transwheel Robot for ABU Robocon 2014

Aug 2013 - March 2014

As a member of IIT Madras’ team for ABU Robocon 2014; worked at the Centre for Innovation (CFI), the student laboratory of IIT Madras

7. Autonomous Navigation and Control System for 3-transwheel Omnidirectional Locomotion System

April-September 2013

Student-led project; worked at the Centre for Innovation (CFI)