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Vishvendra Singh Poonia

Vishvendra Singh Poonia

Assistant Professor

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  • Quantum Biology and Biomimetics
  • Quantum Photocell
  • Quantum Computing
  • Quantum Random Number Generators
  • Nano-electronics.
From To Designation Organisation
Dec 2017 Aug 2018 Postdoctoral Fellow Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Award Institute Year Awarded
Inspire Faculty Award DST 2019
Institute Silver Medal IIT Roorkee 2012
Degree Subject University Year Studied
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering IIT Bombay 2018
B.Tech. Electronics and Communication Engineering IIT Roorkee 2012
Scheme Sponsoring Agency Other Faculties Year Sponsored
Core Research Grant (CRG) SERB, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India 2022 - 2025
Inspire Faculty Fellowship Department of Science and Technology, Government of India 2019 - 2024
Membership Details
Member, IEEE
Lifetime Member, Indian Physics Association (IPA)
Member, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) panel on Quantum Computing
Member, American Physical Society (APS)
Title Course Code Course Semester
Introduction to Electronics & Communication Engineering ECN-101 UG I Yr Autumn 2019, 2020, 2021
Physics of Nanoscale Devices ECN-587 UG IV Yr, PG I Yr Spring 2019, 2020, 2021
Fundamentals of Electronics ECN-102 UG I, II Yr Spring 2022, Spring 2023
Foundations of Semiconductor Device Physics ECN-579 PG I Yr Autumn 2022
Introduction to Sanskrit Based Indic Knowledge Systems IHS-325 UG III Yr Autumn 2022, Spring 2023
Topic Scholar Name Status of PhD Registration Year
Modeling of quantum dot qubits Yash Tiwari Ongoing 2019
Harnessing quantum mechanics for information and communication technologies Jothishwaran C. A. Ongoing 2020
Quantum biological and bio-mimetic systems Parul Raghuvanshi Ongoing 2022
Quantum Effects in Avian Magnetoreception Ashutosh Tiwari Ongoing 2023
Ab-initio Study of 2D Materials Kunal Kumar Ongoing 2023
Course Name Sponsored By Date Participated
Masterclass in Nanoscale Physics and Devices International Center for Theoretical Sciences 14-Oct
Title Place Date Delivered
Quantum Computing Online (attended by scientists from Meity, DRDO and other government labs). 6 March 2021 - 28 March 2021
Quantum Effects in Biological Systems IIT Hyderabad Jan 2019 (IndoQuant)
Spins in biological and biomimetic systems IIT Bombay (INUP Hands-on Training Workshop on Nanofabrication Technologies) Oct 2017
Quantum Biology and Biomimetics CDAC Mohali March 2023
Blended Learning IIT Guwahati (online) 2022
Topic Organisation Category Year
Quantum Biomimetics Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad T 2016
Spins in biological and biomimetic systems Indian Institute of Technology Bombay T 2016, 17
  1. Y. Tiwari, and V. S. Poonia, "Quantum coherence enhancement by the chirality-induced spin selectivity effect in the radical-pair mechanism", Physical Review A 107, no. 5, 052406, 2023.
  2. Y. Tiwari, and V. S. Poonia, "Role of chiral-induced spin selectivity in the radical pair mechanism of avian magnetoreception", Physical Review E 106, no. 6, 064409, 2022.
  3. V. S. Poonia, “A novel bioinspired quantum photocell based on GaN quantum dots”, Pramana, Springer, 96, no. 2, 1-8, 2022.
  4. R. Jain, V. S. Poonia*, K. Saha, D. Saha, S. Ganguly, “The avian compass can be sensitive even without sustained quantum coherence”, Proceedings of the Royal Society A 477, no. 2250, 20200778, 2021.
  5. Y. Tiwari, and V. S. Poonia, “Modeling of quantum dot based CNOT and Toffoli gates in noisy environment”, submitted to the Proceedings of the Royal Society A.
  6. A. Chakraborty, Vishvendra S. Poonia, “Quantum photocell based on GaN quantum dots”, arXiv preprint arXiv:2012.13559, 2020.
  7. Suryakant Mishra, Vishvendra S. Poonia, Claudio Fontanesi, Ron Naaman, Aaron M. Fleming, and Cynthia J. Burrows. "Effect of Oxidative Damage on Charge and Spin Transport in DNA." Journal of the American Chemical Society 141, no. 1 (2018): 123-126. [*Both authors contributed equally].
  8. Vishvendra Singh Poonia, Dipankar Saha, and Swaroop Ganguly, "Quantum Biomimetic Modeling of Diamond NV- Center Spin Dynamics", IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 231-237, 2018.
  9. Vishvendra Singh Poonia, Kiran Kondabagil, Dipankar Saha, and Swaroop Ganguly, "Functional window of the avian compass", Physical Review E, 95.5, 002400, 2017.
  10. Vishvendra Singh Poonia, Dipankar Saha, and Swaroop Ganguly, "State transitions and decoherence in the avian compass", Physical Review E, 91.5, 052709, 2015.
  11. Ashwani K., Vishvendra K., Sarvesh Agarwal, Anirban Basak, Neeraj Jain, Anand Bulusu, and S. K. Manhas. "Nitrogen-Terminated Semiconducting Zigzag GNR FET With Negative Differential Resistance", IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology 13, no. 1, 16-22, 2014.