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Dr. Soham Manni
Assistant Professor
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Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, IIT Palakkad, Kerala, India (August, 2018 - Present)

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow at TIFR, Mumbai, India  (August, 2017 - August, 2018 ).

Postdoctoral Research Associate at Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University, USA. (January, 2015 - July, 2017).

Scientific Researcher at University of Augsburg, Germany (June, 2014 - August, 2014).


Ph.D. in Physics from Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany on 2014.

M.Sc. in Physics from IIT Roorkee, India on 2010.

B.Sc. with Physics Honours from University of Calcutta, India on 2008.


Research Interests

  • Discovery, design and single crystal growth of correlated electron materials having novel electronic and magnetic ground states. 
  • Structural, magnetic, transport and thermodynamic measurements in extreme condition, down to mK temperature.

Current topics of interest

  • Magnetically frustrated materials e.g. Spin liquid. 
  • Spin-orbit materials e.g. Ruthenate and Iridate.
  • Topologically non-trivial materials, e.g.- Dirac and Weyl Semimetal. 

Research Grant

INSPIRE Faculty Award : Oct'18 - Oct'23


PH4601 - Magnetic Materials and its Applications (GCE)

PH1130 - B.Tech Physics lab

Ph1020 - Physics II

PH5003- Electromagnetic Theory 

PH5103- M.Sc. Physics Lab

Research Group

PhD. Students:

Ms. Asha Ann Abraham 

Ms. Reshna Elsaphilip

Research Area
Experimental Condensed Matter Physics- Magnetism and Superconductivity
Material Science - Single crystal growth
Additional Information

Room No. 201

Phone No. : +91 4923226 325

Workshop/Conference/Seminar participation :
  • Invited Lecture (Single Crystal Synthesis Techniques): Faculty Development Program, Mechanical Engineering Department, NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad, Kerala on January, 2020.

Recent Publications

S Choi, S Manni, J Singleton, CV Topping, T Lancaster, SJ Blundell, DT Adroja, V Zapf, P Gegenwart, R Coldea
Physical Review B 99 054426 (2019)
S. Manni, A. Thamizhavel, and S. K. Dhar
AIP Advances 9, (2019). 9 035021 (2019)
G Wang, S Manni, Q Lin, P McVey, RS Houk, L Wu, SL Bud’ko, Paul C. Canfield
Philosophical Magazine Letters 98 (3) 118-125 (2018)
Dahlia R. Klein, David MacNeill, Jose L. Lado, David Soriano, Efrén Navarro-Moratalla, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Soham Manni, Paul Canfield, Joaquín Fernández-Rossier, Pablo Jarillo-Herrero.
Science 360 (6394) 1218-1222 (2018)
E Gati, L Xiang, LL Wang, S Manni, PC Canfield, SL Bud’ko
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 31 (3) 035701 (2018)