Manik Banik
Associate Professor
Department of Physics of Complex Systems,    

S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences,   Block JD, Sector III, Salt Lake, Kolkata - 700106
Telephone +91-33-2335 5706/07/08 (extn: 210)


Educational Background:

  • B.Sc. (in Physics), 2008, Jadavpur University.
  • M.Sc. (in Physics), 2010, Jadavpur University.
  • PhD (Quantum Foundations), 2016, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata (Degree awarded by Calcutta University.

Professional Background:

  • October 2015 - January, 2018: Post Doctoral Fellow; Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai.

  • April, 2018 - February, 2020: DST INSPIRE Faculty; S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences.

  • February, 2020 - June, 2022: Assistant Professor (Grade-I); Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram.

  • June 13, 2022 - till date: Associate Professor; S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences.

Awards / Fellowships:

  • Start up Research Grant, SERB (2021) [to support a JRF for three years] .
  • Chanakya Post Doctoral Fellowship, I HUB Quantum Technology Foundation (2021) [to support a PDF for three years].
  • INSPIRE Faculty Award [Offer letter No DST/INSPIRE/04/2017/002288].

  • Joint CSIR UGC Test for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Lectureship (NET) held on 20/12/2009 in the subject PHYSICAL SCIENCE.

Main area of Research:

  • Quantum Information Theory.
  • Quantum Communication.
  • Quantum Technology.
  • Quantum Foundations (Reconstruction Programme).
  • Causality in Quantum World.





























Significant Recent Publications: 

  • R.K. Patra et al; Principle of information causality rationalizes quantum composition; PRL 130, 110202 (2023)
  • S.G. Naik et al; Composition of Multipartite Quantum Systems: Perspective from Timelike Paradigm; PRL 128, 140401 (2022)
  • M. Banik et al; Multi-copy adaptive local discrimination: Strongest possible two-qubit nonlocal bases; PRL 126, 210505 (2021)






































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