Aamir obtained his PhD in Physics at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, where he studied mesoscopic transport in semiconductor nanostructures. He then moved to the Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona for his first postdoc where he performed the measurement of the smallest ever heat capacity using a mesoscopic device. He joined 202Q-lab in August 2020, where he is exploring quantum thermodynamics with circuit QED. On the side, he enjoys reading about cognitive sciences and western philosophy.