Anirban Pathak is a theoretical physicist. He is a professor at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (JIIT), Noida, India and a visiting scientist at Palacky University, Czech Republic. He received his Ph.D. from Visva Bharati, Santiniketan, India. Subsequently, he was a post-doctoral fellow at Freie University, Berlin. He joined JIIT in 2002. At present he is actively involved in teaching and research related to several aspects of quantum optics and quantum information. His group's recent research activities are focused on foundational aspects of quantum mechanics, secure quantum communication, quantum circuits and nonclassical states. His group has active research collaborations with several research groups in India, Czech Republic, Poland, Malaysia, Germany and Argentina.
PhD, Visva-Bharati, India, 2002
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Quantum Optics, Quantum Information, Nonlinear Optics
Personal Interests
Travelling, Anti-Superstition movement, Popularization of Science