Areas of Specialization :


        • High-k and low loss materials (Microwave ceramics)
        • Ferroelectrics and Piezoelectrics
        • Bioceramics
        • Microwave ferrites
        • Oxide thin films
        • Nanomaterials
        • Semiconductors
        • Thin film batteries

 

Academic Profile:


  • Dr. D. S. Kothari’s Postdoctoral Fellow, sponsored by UGC at University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India, 2008-2009.
  • Ph.D in Physics from University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India, 2008.
  • M.Phil Physics from University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India, 2002.
  • M.Sc Physics from University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India, 2001.
  • B.Sc Physics from Sri Krishna Devaraya University, Anantapur, India, 1999.          

 

Work Experience:


  • 2009 March - 2014 July: Assistant professor of Physics, IIT Guwahati.
  • 2014 August onwards: Associate professor of Physics, IIT Guwahati.

 

Special Achievements:


  • Young Scientist Research Award from Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB) sponsored by Department of Science and Technology 2012.
  • Young Scientist Research Award from Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS), DAE, 2010.
  • The ZST MIC substrates prepared by me are qualified for space applications and are approved by Indian Space Research Organization.
  • Selected for Dr.Kothari’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme funded by UGC-India.
  • Special Gold Medallist in M.Sc. Physics (1999-2001).
  • Selected as a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) for two years, and then as Senior Research Fellow (SRF) in Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Project.
  • Selected as a Senior Research Fellow (SRF) sponsored by National Fusion Programme, India.
  • Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE-2002).

 

Research Experience:


  • Worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow in School of Physics, University of Hyderabad, India.
  • Worked as a Senior Research Fellow (SRF) in National Fusion Programme (NFP) Project entitled: “ Development of high-k and low loss materials for Microwave windows in Fusion Systems”
  • Worked as Junior Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow in ISRO Project entitled: “ Development of high-k and low loss materials for Miniaturized Integrated Circuit Applications”

 

Conference/ Workshop/QIP Organized:


  • QIP short term course on “Smart Materials and Their Applications in Nanotechnology (SMATAN-2014)” December 23-27, 2014.

 

Institute responsibilities:


  • April 2013 to March 2015 , Associate Warden, Dibang hostel
  • April 2015 to March 2017 , Warden, Dihing hostel

 

Research openings:


  • We are looking for talented and motivated students with an interest in developing lead-free piezoelectric sensors, microwave ferrites for microwave shielding applications and thin film batteries. We have openings for two Ph.D students. Interested students may contact me at my office.

 

 

 

 

 

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