Srikrishnaa Jayaraman

Mohanpur (West Bengal), India /

+91 9094342220

English, Tamil, Hindi

funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India

Areas of Interest: Condensed Matter Physics, Statistical Mechanics, High Temperature Superconductivity, Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Field Theory.

Hobbies: Jogging, Swimming, Badminton, YouTube, TV shows, Movies and Books. Avid cricket fan and a fan of Borussia Dortmund football club.

Relevant Courses

Advanced Condensed Matter Physics, Condensed Matter Lab, Advanced Statistical Mechanics, Advanced Quantum Mechanics, Quantum Field Theory, Advanced Electricity, Magnetism and Optics, Advanced Mathematical Methods and Soft Condensed Matter Physics


Programming: Python, MATLAB, C, C++, Java

Web Design: HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL


Organiser of Cryptek '17 - an international online cryptography puzzle solving quiz event.

Secretary of AARSHI (2017) - Dramatics Club of IISER Kolkata. Performed in the play "Wedding Album" by Girish Karnad (2016). Directed the play "Are You Watching Me?" by Tony Frier (2018).

Center topper (Kolkata) of Mimamsa '17, the annual science quiz competition held by IISER, Pune.

Work Experience

MS Thesis
May 2019 - Current

Ultrafast pump probe transient absorption and photoluminescence spectrocopy of long (above 50 micron) silver and silicon nanowires of diameter ~300 nm to study the carrier dynamics in metal and semiconductor 1D structures

Principal Investigator: Dr. Kamaraju Natarajan, Ultrafast THz group, IISER Kolkata.

October 2019 - Current
Advanced Condensed Matter Physics Semester Project

Quantum Hall Effect

Course Instructor: Dr. Siddhartha Lal, IISER Kolkata.

August 2019 - Current
Independent Study Project

Quantum weak measurement and its manifestation in optical systems

Principal Investigator: Dr. Nirmalya Ghosh, BioNaP group, IISER Kolkata.

September 2018 - November 2018
Advanced Electricity, Magnetism and Optics Semester Project

Aharanov-Bohm Effect

Course Instructor: Dr. P. K. Panigrahi, IISER Kolkata.

March 2018 - April 2018
Advanced Quantum Mechanics Semester Project

Non Spreading Wave Packets in Free Space - Airy Wave Packets

Course Instructor: Dr. P. K. Panigrahi, IISER Kolkata

Summer Internship
May 2018 - July 2018
Max-Planck-Institut Für Kernphysik, Heidelberg

TNSA and Mathematical Modelling of Plasma

Principal Investigator: Dr. Adriana Pálffy, Theoretical Quantum Dynamics and Quantum Electrodynamics Group, MPIK Heidelberg

Teaching Assistantship

Autumn 2019

Physics Laboratory III: Second year basic optics and modern physics lab course

Course Instructors: Dr. Nirmalya Ghosh and Dr. Chiranjib Mitra, IISER Kolkata


20-23 May 2019

Contemporary Trends in Optics (Co-Opt 2019) held at IISER Kolkata. Organised by SPIE Student Chapter IISER-K and OSA Student Chapter IISER-K.

12-16 December 2015

Vijyoshi 2015 held in Kolkata. Organised by KVPY and INSPIRE. Funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India


Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata
August 2015 - Current

Bachelor - Master Dual Degree in Science (Physics Major)

Current CGPA - 7.84 (on a scale of 10)

Chettinad Hari Shree Vidyalayam, Chennai

Class 12 - 96.4%, Indian School Certificate (ISC)

Chettinad Hari Shree Vidyalayam, Chennai

Class 10 - 92.3%, Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE)