• NSF travel grant of $500 to attend QIP 2017.
  • General Proficiency Medal from IIT Kanpur for having the highest GPA of 9.8/10 in the graduating physics cohort.
  • Working Internships in Science and Engineering from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to fund a summer internship in TU Dortmund.
  • Academic Excellence Award from IIT Kanpur for being among the top 7% across the class in years 2010-2013.
  • Ranked 54 out of approximately 472,000 applicants in the Joint Entrance Examination for admission into the Indian Institutes of Technology.
  • Gold medal from the Indian Association of Physics Teachers, awarded to the top 35 out of 30,000 in the Indian National Physics Olympiad.
  • Fellow of the Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana, awarded $8000 by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India under a scheme to “attract exceptionally highly motivated students for pursuing basic science courses and research careers in science.”
  • National Talent Search Scholarship from the Government of India.


Talks and Posters

  • Complexity phase transition in interacting and long-range bosonic Hamiltonians: talk at APS March Meeting, poster at QIP 2019 and at TQC 2019.
  • Sampling from ground states of local Hamiltonians: talk at Simons Institute and poster at QIP 2019.
  • Quantum computational supremacy with Ion Traps: poster at STAQ Kickoff, Duke University.
  • Quantum computational supremacy with Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics: poster at QuICS Stakeholders’ day 2018, Quantum Machine Learning Workshop 2018.
  • Complexity of sampling as an order parameter: poster at QIP 2017, QuICS Stakeholders’ day 2017, Workshop on Computational Complexity and High-Energy Physics 2017.


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