Kanu Sinha

Assistant Professor of Optical Sciences
Kanu Sinha

Meinel 635
Wyant College of Optical Sciences
The University of Arizona
1630 E. University Blvd.
P.O. Box 210094
Tucson, AZ 85721-0094


  • University of Arizona: Wyant College of Optical Sciences, Assistant Professor, 2024 - present
  • Arizona State University: School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Assistant Professor, 2022 - 2023
  • Princeton University: 
    • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Associate Research Scholar, 2021 - 2022
    • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2020 - 2021
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, US Army Research Laboratory (ARL), and Joint Quantum Institute (JQI), University of Maryland, College Park,  2018 - 2019
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI) and Institute for Theoretical Physics (ITP), University of Innsbruck, 2015 - 2017

Research Summary

  • Quantum fluctuation phenomena in nanoscale quantum systems
  • Cavity and waveguide Quantum Electrodynamics (QED)
  • Collective atom-field interactions
  • Non-Markovian open quantum systems
  • Macroscopic quantum systems and decoherence


  • Ph.D., physics, University of Maryland, College Park, 2015
  • B.Tech., engineering physics, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, 2008