Dr. Vaibhav Wasnik

Designation : Associate Professor

Broad Area of Expertise : Physics

Email : wasnik{at}iitgoa.ac.in

Contact Number : 0832-2490-141

Address : Pota Cabin

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Educational Qualifications

  1. PhD (2003-2009, University of Arizona)
  2. MS (2001-2003, University of Arizona)
  3. BTech (1997-2001, IIT Bombay)

Areas of Research

Theoretical Physics: Biological Physics, Statistical Physics, Aspects of Field Theories.

Courses Taught

UG Courses:

  1. PH102: Electricity & Magnetism
  2. PH103: UG Physics Lab

PG/PhD Courses:

  1. PH804: Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics
  2. PH806: Field Theory

Institute Elective:

  1. IE602: Introduction to Quantitative Finance
  2. IE620: Micrometer Scale Physics and Biological Machinery.

Professional Appointments

  1. Associate Professor, School of Physical Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Goa, Sept 2023-   Present
  2. Assistant Professor, School of Physical Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Goa, August 2018-   Sept 2023
  3. University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland /Saarland University, Saarbrucken, Germany - Postdoctoral Researcher, Oct 2014 - July 2018
  4. Simon Fraser University - Postdoctoral Researcher, Burnaby, BC, Aug 2012 - July 2014
  5. Clark University - Postdoctoral Researcher, Worcester, MA, Jan 2010 - Jun 2012


Recent Publications

Scott, C. C., Wasnik, V., Nunes-Hasler, P., Demaurex, N., Kruse, K., & Gruenberg, J. (2023). Calcium storage in multivesicular endo-lysosome. Physical Biology, 20(6), 066004.

Biswal, S., Wasnik, V. (2023). Accuracy in readout of glutamate concentrations by neuronal cells. Eur. Phys. J. E 46, 30  

Wasnik, V. (2022). Limitations on concentration measurements and gradient discerning times in cellular systems. Physical Review E, 105(3), 034410.

Wasnik, V. (2021). Non-Rindler horizons and radiating black holes. International Journal of Modern Physics A, 36(26), 2150184.

Wasnik, V.H. (2021). Average search time bounds in cue-based searches. Phys. Rev. E 103, 022124.

Wasnik, V. H., Peter Lipp, and Karsten Kruse. (2019). Accuracy of position determination in Ca 2+ signaling. Physical Review E, 100.2, 022401.

Wasnik, V. H., Lipp, P., & Kruse, K. (2019). Positional Information Readout in Ca 2+ Signaling. Physical review letters, 123(5), 058102.



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