IAS Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professor: Yogesh Joglekar

19 May - 27 July 2013

Professor Yogesh Joglekar works at the Department of Physics, Indiana University - Purdue University, USA

Associate Professor Yogesh Joglekar is a theoretical physicist with expertise in quantum Hall effects, graphene, open quantum systems, and memristive systems. His research is supported by the US National Science Foundation's CAREER award in 2011. In 2012 he received the Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics (KITP) Scholar Fellowship, and was recently profiled in a Turning Point Q&A in Nature (2013)

Prior to his current post, he worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory (USA) and University of Kentucky (USA) after completing a PhD at Indiana University (USA) and an undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (India).

A/Prof. Joglekar is passionate about, and a leader in, involving students of all ages in research and science outreach to a wider community. In this context, he briefly appeared on 60 minutes in a segment on his young prodigy student (2011), and was featured on the website LiveScience in partnership with the National Science Foundation (2012).

For more information on Professor Joglekar please contact Professor Jeremy O'Brien.

Professor Joglekar presents a seminar on Tunable, PT-symmetric lattice models on 30th May in NSQI.