Dr. Nitin Upadhyaya

Assistant Professor, Plaksha University

Area of expertise

  • Physics

Research Interests

  • Condensed matter
  • Mathematical models of learning and decision making


  • PhD in Physics, Lorentz Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Leiden, Netherlands

Past Associations

  • Postdoctoral Research Staff, University of Chicago, USA
  • Faculty, FLAME University, Pune, India
  • Lecturer of Applied Math and Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University, USA

Broadly, Nitin's research interests lie at the intersection of physics, behavioral science and applied math. At Plaksha, he is working on (i) developing practical solutions for mental health care using a combination of analytical methods, technology and field work, and (ii) mathematical models of choice in decision making.