January 2024

Congratulations Siddhant Midha, Advait Risbud and Neeraj Prabhu for winning the undergraduate Chanakya Fellowship 2024!

September 2023

Kasturi becomes an Associate Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy!

August 2023

Congratulations Abhishek Kejriwal for winning the K Seshia Research Excellence Award 2023 for best thesis!!! We are very proud of your hard work.

All the very best to Ayan for embarking on a collaborative project between the Pquest group with the Center for Quantum Networks and Prof. Saikat Guha.

July 2023

Congratulations to Abhishek and Shishir for the acceptance of their paper!

Kasturi organised and participated in ICTS workshop on Precision measurements and quantum metrology. Aparajita was selected to participate as a student!

Congratulations to Siddhant and Anuj for attending and presenting our work in the prestigious Gordon Research Conference on Quantum sensing held in Switzerland!

June 2023

Kasturi and PQuest highlighted in Physics News – “Showcasing cutting edge research of young women physicists in India”


May 2023

Dr. Chandrashekhar, DST Secretary and Dr. Akhilesh Gupta, SERB Secretary visit Pquest Lab.

April 2023

PQUEST@IIT Bombay signs an MOU with Diamond Elements for developing diamond crystals for various quantum technologies!

A notable mention for PQUEST for carrying out research on Quantum Sensing in India in The Analytics India Magazine: https://analyticsindiamag.com/7-best-quantum-computing-research-institutes-in-india/

The National Mission on Quantum Technologies and Applications is approved by the cabinet of Govt. of India. Kasturi was a drafting committee member for the detailed project report.

Congratulations Shishir for the acceptance of AC susceptibility paper!

Congratulations to the team for winning an AFOSR grant for 3 years for dynamic widefield imaging!

March 2023

Kasturi presents an invited IQUISE seminar MIT, USA.

Kasturi presents an invited seminar at the University of Arizona, School of Optics Colloquium.

February 2023

Read about our work at https://www.linkedin.com/posts/indian-institute-of-technology-bombay_deanacr-iitbombay-quantumsensing-activity-7031588597413654528-5iSD?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop

November 2022

Congratulations to Sonia and Madhur for the acceptance of their journal paper!

Kasturi presents at the IISc Quantum Technology Initiative (IQTI)  colloquium.

Himanshu and Sonia demo a quantum diamond magnetometer at the Innovation Exhibition held on 9th November at IIT Bombay.

August 2022

Read about our work at: https://researchmatters.in/news/using-diamonds-probes-explore-fast-changing-weak-magnetic-fields

July 2022

Kasturi presents an invited talk at IIT Hyderabad in a condensed matter workshop.

June 2022

Read about our work in The Hindu – https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/quantum-diamond-microscope-to-image-magnetic-fields/article65538129.ece

May 2022-

Kasturi presents an invited talk at the Materials Research Society Spring Meeting 2022 held virtually.

Kasturi presents in the NSF Colloquium at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Sciences, Mumbai.

Here is a link to the seminar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-H3E2xWcB1Y

Congratulations to Madhur and Ayan for the acceptance of their journal papers!

April 2022 –

Abhishek Kejriwal and Anaida Ali win Chanakya UG/PG fellowships from I-Hub Quantum Technology Foundation at IISER PUNE! Congratulations!!

December 2021 –

Sonia Sarkar wins the J C Bose Best Poster award at IWPSD 2021 conference! Congratulations!!

October 2021 – Group lunch after 1.5 years!!

October 2020 – Kasturi is the horizontal coordinator for Vaibhav quantum technologies. Coordinating and moderating multiple sessions on quantum sensing and metrology. Looking forward to some prospective collaborations!

October 2020 –  Congratulations Madhur!!! Neuron reconstruction paper is out in Communication Physics!

Our work is highlighted in Nature BioEngineering Blog: Behind the Paper!

IIT Bombay Tweets our paper

Communication Physics Editor Tweets: https://twitter.com/PayneDanielT

September 2020 – Farewell Parth!! Too bad we had to bid you goodbye virtually…may you bring us many glories

March 2020 – DST- Quest – 4 Crores funding for development of quantum technologies finally reaches IITB!

June 2019 – Farewell Aditya!! Hope you make us proud at Purdue! We @Pquest celebrate in style!


April 2020 – Nanomission Quantum Materials Call – project approved! NV diamond microscope for investigating quantum materials via magnetometry.

February 2020 – QUEST project – “Diamond based quantum technologies” is sanctioned! KS is granted ~ 4 Crores for this project.