January 2019: I will be joining the department of physics at Columbia University as an assistant professor. If you are interested in working with me as a postdoc, please send me your CV along with a brief description of research interests and goals. If you are a prospective grad student, feel free to contact me. Note that to join the Physics PhD program, you have to be admitted by Columbia Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (the deadline is January 4, 2019).

January 2019, 6-11: I will be giving an invited talk at The 49th Winter Colloquium on the Physics of Quantum Electronics in Snowbird, Utah. Looking forward to meeting my colleagues in such an amazing place.

November 2018, 1: I moved to NYC! I will be an associate research scientist at Columbia for two months, before my faculty appointment begins.

September 2018, 25: Our paper on “Waveguide-mediated interaction of artificial atoms in the strong coupling regime” is now posted on arXiv. To read it, please follow the link: arXiv:1809.09752 (2018).

September 2018, 13: Our paper Population mixing due to dipole-dipole interactions in a one-dimensional array of multilevel atoms is now published in Physical Review A.

August 2018, 20: Our paper Optimization of photon storage fidelity in ordered atomic arrays is now published in New Journal of Physics.

July 2018, 10-27: I will be in Mainz attending the Collective phenomena in driven quantum systems workshop that I am co-organizing. Then I will be at ICFO and ICAP.

May 2018, 24: I will be giving an invited talk at the 25th Central European Workshop on Quantum Optics in Mallorca, looking forward to it!

April 2018, 11: I will be at ICFO for a month!

March 2018, 6: Our new paper on subradiant states of quantum bits coupled to a one-dimensional waveguide is now posted on arXiv. To read it, please follow the link: arXiv:1803.02115 (2018).

March 2018, 8: I will be at the March Meeting.

February 2018, 26-28: I will be visiting IQC and the University of Waterloo.

February 2018, 13-16: I will be giving an invited talk at Nanoscale Quantum Optics Conference in Prague.

February 2018, 2-8: I will be visiting McGill University (Feb 2), The Institute of Optics at Rochester University (Feb 5), and Columbia University (Feb 7-8).

December 2017, 7: Our new paper on how dipole-dipole interactions arising from multiple photon scattering lead to a modified distribution of ground state populations is now posted on arXiv. To read it, please follow the link: arXiv:1712.02061 (2017).

December 2017, 11-15: I will be visiting the group of Oriol Romero Isart at IQOQI, Innsbruck.

December 2017, 4-9: I will be visiting Misha Lukin’s group at Harvard.

October 2017, 25: Our new paper on optimizing photon storage in ordered arrays is now posted on arXiv, check it out here: arXiv:1710.06312 (2017).

October 2017, 9-11: I gave an invited talk at the workshop Many body cavity QED at ITAMP, Harvard. You can watch the talk here.

October 2017, 2-6: I will be in IQC, Waterloo University, at the Quantum Innovators workshop.

August 2017, 20-25: I was in Monte Verita, Switzerland, at the Quantum nanophotonics conference. I got the prize for the best talk by a young scientist!

August 2017: Our paper Exponential improvement in photon storage fidelities using subradiance and selective radiance in atomic arrays is now published in PRX.

June 2017: Busy month attending DAMOP and the GRC on Atomic Physics.

May 2017: Gave a talk at the Light-Matter Interactions in Low Dimensions at ICFO, and had the chance to catch up with Darrick and his group.

April 2017: I had the pleasure of presenting our work at the IQIM weekly seminar (Caltech), and at the CQuIC (New Mexico University).

March 2017: Our paper Atom-light interactions in quasi-one-dimensional systems: a Green’s function perspective  is now published in PRA.

First week of March 2017: I visited JQI and gave a seminar on selective radiance.