Kanu Sinha

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