Venkata Jayasurya Yallapragada

(Ph.D.: TIFR, 2017)

Assistant Professor, Department of Physics

Research Interest





  • G. Lubin, R.Tenne, A. C. Ulku, I. M. Antolovic, S. Burri, S. Karg, Venkata Jayasurya Yallapragada, C. Bruschini, E. Charbon, and D. Oron, "Heralded spectroscopy reveals exciton-exciton correlations in single colloidal quantum dots," Nano Letters 21 6756-6763 (2021).

  • L. Beck, Venkata Jayasurya Yallapragada, A. Upcher, B. A. Palmer, L. Addadi, and D. Oron, "Measuring the optical properties of nanoscale biogenic spherulites," Optics Express 29, 20863 (2021).

  • E. Benjamin, Venkata Jayasurya Yallapragada, D. Amgar, G. Yang, R. Tenne, and D. Oron∗, "Study of the Temperature Dependence of Excitonic and Biexcitonic Decay Rates in Colloidal Nanoplatelets by Time-Gated Photon Correlation," The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 11, 6513 (2020).

  • B. A. Palmer, Venkata Jayasurya Yallapragada, N. Schiffmann, E. M. Wormser, N. Elad, E. D. Aflalo, A. Sagi, S. Weiner, L. Addadi and D. Oron, "A highly reflective biogenic photonic material from core-shell birefringent nanoparticles," Nature Nanotechnology 15, 138 (2020).

  • Venkata Jayasurya Yallapragada, H. Rigneault, and Dan Oron, "Spectrally narrow features in a supercontinuum generated by shaped pulse trains," Optics Express 26, 5694-5700 (2018).

  • Venkata Jayasurya Yallapragada, A. P. Ravishankar, G. L. Mulay, G. S. Agarwal, V. G. Achanta, "Observation of giant Goos-Hanchen and angular shifts at designed metasurfaces," Scientific Reports 6, 19319 (2016).


  • FGS Prize for Outstanding Achievements in Postdoctoral Research (Weizmann Institute of Science, 2020).

  • Dean of Faculty Postdoctoral Fellowship, (Weizmann Institute of Science, 2016)

  • University Medal (University of Hyderabad, 2011)

  • Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Fellowship (DST, 2007)



Department of Physics
IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur 208016

Office Phone: 0512-259-2253 (O)

Email: jayasurya[AT]


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