This is Uma Divakaran, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics at Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad, Kerala. I am a theoretical physicist working in the field of Non-equilibrium dynamics in quantum phase transitions and quantum information. To know more about my research and publications, you may look at my CV


  • Ph.D, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (2010)
  • Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow, Saarbrucken, Germany (2010)
  • INSPIRE Faculty, Indian Insttute of Technology Kanpur (2013)
  • UGC-Assistant Professor, Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences, Mumbai (2015)
  • Assistant Professor, IIT Palakkad, Kerala (2016)

Teaching Experience:

  • Tutor, Physics I at IIT Kanpur and CBS (Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences), Mumbai involving Mechanics at the level of Kleppner and Kolenkov
  • Condensed Matter Physics-1, 2015-16 Semester 2, CBS, Mumbai
  • Ph1010 involving Mechanics at the level of Kleppner and Kolenkov, 2016-17, Semester 1, IIT Palakkad
  • PH1020 involving Electrostatics, Magnetostatics and Electrodynamics at the level of Griffiths, 2016-17 Semester 2, IIT Palakkad