Ph.D.: 2011 from Oklahoma State University, USA
Supervisor: Prof. Girish Saran Agarwal, Fellow of Royal Society (London, UK)
M.Sc.: Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Quantum optics, quantum simulations of condensed matter and high energy physics, nano and quantum photonics, quantum computation, Quantum opto-mechanics, quantum information processing.
Associate Professor: School of Physical Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India (November 2020- present)
Assistant Professor Grade I: National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India
(An Institute of National Importance, Ministry of Education, Govt. of India), July 2014—November 2020
Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Centre for Quantum Technologies (Singapore’s first Research Centre of Excellence), National University of Singapore, July 2011—July 2014
Ongoing Research Project: Investigation of quantum effects in lossy waveguide arrays. (Agency- Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), New Delhi)
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship awarded by Centre for Quantum Technologies (Singapore’s first Research Centre of Excellence), National University of Singapore, Singapore
Merit based travel grant from Centre for Quantum Information & Quantum Control for The conference on Quantum information and Quantum Control held at the Fields Institute, Toronto, Canada.
Invited Talk at Satyendra Nath Bose National Centre for Basic Science Kolkata (July 2019) and Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad (March 2019)
Invited Talk in The Summer School on "Quantum Information and Quantum Technology" held at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata. (June 2019)
Junior Research Fellow (August 2004) at Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India.
Junior Research Fellowship in qualifier for CSIR-UGC NET held in June 2004 in PHYSICAL SCIENCES conducted by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Government of India.
1. Texas A & M University, USA with Prof Girish S Agarwal
2. University of Rostock with Prof. Dr. Alexander Szameit
3. Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA with Prof. Gautam Vemuri
4. Centre for Quantum Technologies, National University of Singapore with Dr. Dimitris Angelakis
1. Robert Keil, Changsuk Noh, Amit Rai, Simon Stützer, Stefan Nolte, Dimitris G. Angelakis, and Alexander Szameit, Optical simulation of charge conservation violation and Majorana dynamics, Optica 2 (5), 454-459 (2015). (Chosen for a focus article in Optics and Photonics news (OPN)-the monthly magazine of the Optical Society of America, also appeared in the Science Section, International Business Times, as well as phys.org and sciencedaily)
2. Amit Rai and G. S. Agarwal, Possibility of coherent phenomena such as Bloch oscillations with single photons via W states, Phys. Rev. A 79, 053849 (2009) (selected also for the Virtual Journal of Quantum Information, Vol. 9, Issue 6 (2009)).
3. Amit Rai, G. S. Agarwal, and J. H. H. Perk, Transport and quantum walk of non-classical light in coupled waveguides, Phys. Rev. A 78, 042304 (2008) (selected also for the Virtual Journal of Quantum Information, Vol. 8, Issue 10 (2008)).
4. Amit Rai and G. S. Agarwal, Quantum Optical Spring, Phys. Rev. A 78, 013831 (2008).
5. Amit Rai, Changhyoup Lee, Changsuk Noh, and Dimitris G. Angelakis, Photonic lattice simulation of dissipation-induced correlations in bosonic systems, Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing group) 5, 8438 (2015).
1. Manoranjan Swain, Amit Rai, M. Karthick Selvan, Prasanta K. Panigrahi, Single photon generation and non-locality of perfect W-state, J. Opt. 22, 075202 (2020) (published by IOP Publishing).
2. Amit Rai and Dimitris G. Angelakis, Quantum light in Glauber-Fock photonic lattices, J. Opt. 21, 065201 (2019).
3. Manoranjan Swain, Amit Rai, Bikash K. Behera, Prasanta K. Panigrahi, Experimental demonstration of the violations of Mermin's and Svetlichny's inequalities for W- and GHZclass of states, Quantum Inf. Process. 18, 218 (2019).