Shreya obtained her B.Sc. degree in physics at Ravenshaw University (India) and her M.Sc. degree in Physics with a specialisation in Laser Physics at Pondicherry University (India). Prior to joining IMDEA Nanociencia, she had experience working in the field of laser cooling of neutral atoms while she was at the Raman Research Institute, India. She joined IMDEA Nanociencia in July 2023 as a PhD student to study photoinduced phase transitions and non-linear optics in quantum materials. When not in the lab, she likes to read novels and paint.