Born in 1989 in the South Indian state of Karnataka, Shraddha Rao finished her BSc degree with distinction from Mangalore University in the year 2009. During the three-year Bachelor degree she was actively involved in various science (Science-model exhibitions, Science Fests) and extra-curricular activities in the intra- and inter-university level. She joined the Master of Science, Photonics course at the Department of Atomic and Molecular Physics, Manipal University (India), in 2010 and graduated in the year 2012. The course also included a five-month project under the guidance of Prof. Deepak Mathur at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai, India. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Nonlinear Optics with the `Extreme Light' group led by Prof. Daniele Faccio at Heriot-Watt University.
MSc, Photonics; Department of Atomic and Molecular Physics, Manipal University, India (2010-12)
Masters end-semester project at TIFR, Mumbai, India
AWARDS AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
C V Raman scholarship for three years during BSc.
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
`Seventh harmonic generation in air using mid-infrared ultrashort laser pulses', Arpita Nath, Shraddha Rao, J. A. Dharmadhikari, A. K. Dharmadhikari, and D. Mathur, International Symposium on Ultrafast Intense Laser Science (ISUILS-11), Korea, (Oct 2012) (Also presented in 3rd DAE-BRNS symposium on Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, IISER, Kolkatta (Dec 2012))