Apoorva D. Patel
|Institutions||Indian Institute of Science
|Alma mater||Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
California Institute of Technology
|Doctoral advisor||Geoffrey C. Fox|
|Known for||QCD theory|
Apoorva D. Patel is a Professor at the Centre for High Energy Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He is notable for his work on quantum algorithms, and the application of information theory concepts to understand the structure of genetic languages. His major field of work has been the theory of quantum chromodynamics, where he has used lattice gauge theory techniques to investigate spectral properties, phase transitions, and matrix elements.
He obtained his MSc in Physics (1980) from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, and PhD in Physics from the California Institute of Technology under Geoffrey C. Fox (1984), with a thesis entitled: Monte Carlo Renormalisation Group for Lattice QCD.
- Mark Buchanan, "Life force," New Scientist, 2234, 15 April 2000.
- Derek Abbott, Paul C.W. Davies, and Arun K. Pati, Quantum Aspects of Life, Imperial College Press, 2008, p. 219.
- Patel's CV