Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Office: ACES 410

Email: rituraj@iitk.ac.in

Tel: +91-512-2592068

Call for students

Interested master's and Ph.D. students are encouraged to email me with a one-page CV. Students are also welcome to drop by my office during my open office hours on Tuesdays from 5-6 pm.

About me

I am currently an Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering department at IIT Kanpur. My research interests span topics related to Nanophotonics, Optoelectronic and Semiconductor devices, and Quantum optics with emphasis on energy-efficient information processing, integrated light sources, and energy harvesting.

My Academic Journey at a glance

Ph.D. in EE, Stanford University, 2021

Ph.D. Dissertation: Scattering in structured photonic media for classical and quantum light manipulation.

Advisor: Prof. Shanhui Fan

B.Tech.-M.Tech. in EE, IIT Kanpur, 2015

Master's Thesis: (a) Organic semiconductor-based charge-coupled devices (CCD) for imaging and memory applications; (b) A truly passive pixel image sensor array for large area scanners.

Advisor: Prof. Baquer Mazhari