About Me

Deepak Vaid

About Me

[PDF version of detailed CV: cv]

I am a physicist presently employed as an assistant professor at the National Institute of Technology, Karnataka located in Mangalore, India. My interests are at the interface of quantum gravity and condensed matter physics. A list of my research papers can be found on SPIRES.


2012, PhD, Pennsylvania State University 2003, BS, Missouri S&T

Research Interests

Quantum Gravity, General Relativity,  Quantum Computation

More details about my research projects and interests can be found here.


LaTeX,  Python, WordPress, Sage (Open Source Mathematics)

Work Experience:

Assistant Professor, Physics

2013 – Present

I have been serving as an assistant professor in the department of physics at the National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), located in the southern Indian state of Karnataka.

Graduate Teaching Assistant

2003 – 2007

Teaching assistant for introductory physics laboratory courses at the Pennsylvania State University

Research Assistant

2000 – 2003

Research assistant under Prof Don Madison at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) located in Rolla, Missouri, USA