News & Highlights

May 2019: Dr. Saha presents an invited talk on metal/semiconductor superlattices in ICMCTF 2019 in San Diego, CA, USA.

May 2019: Reduction of adhesive force in NEMS switches with branched organic molecule is published in AIP Advances, 2019.

April 2019: Krishna and Bidesh's paper on Plasmon-Phonon Coupling in ScN is accepted for Publication in Phys. Status. Solidi Rapid Research Letters.

April 2019: Dr. Shashidhara Acharya joins HIRG as a Research Associate. Welcome!

April 2019: Indrajit Shriwastav and Avari Roy joins HIRG as Summer Research Students. Welcome!

March 2019: Sanjay's manuscript on "Rigid band electronic structure of ScN" is acceptted for publication in Phys. Rev. B Rapid Communication.

March 2019: Dr. Saha presents an invited Talk in Indus Synchrotron User Meeting in RRCAT, Indore and UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research, Indore

March 2019: UHV Magnetron sputtering machine is installed.

March 2019: Joint HIRG and MBE lab group tour @ Bannerghata National Park


February 2019: Dr. Saha presents an invited Talk in Ras Al Khaimah International Center for Advanced Materials (2019)


February 2019: Dr. Saha presents invited Talks in RV College of Enginnering and mLAC College of Engineering in Bangalore

February 2019: Krishna and Shashidhara presents posters in Chemistry and Physics of Materials Conference in Bangalore

December 2018: December: Bidesh's manuscript on "Development of Semiconducting ScN" is accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. Materials.

December 2018: HIRG Wishes Everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2019.

December 2018: Bidesh Biswas Joins HIRG as a Ph.D. Student!

December 2018: Krishna presents a Poster in International Winter School 2018.

November 2018: Dr. Saha delivered invited presentations in (a) 1st SAMat Retreat in Dandeli, (b) JNCASR In-House Symposium 2018 and (c) CNR Rao Hall of Science.

November 2018: Krishna and Dheemahi presents posters in JNCASR In-House Symposium, 2018.


November 2018: HIRG Group Lunch at The Black Pearl With the Pirates.

October 2018: Dr. Saha delivered an invited presentation in 14th JNCASR Conference on Chemistry of Materials, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, October 5th, 2018.

October 2018: Dr. Saha along with other plenary speakers and with the Dean of Science in UIS, Colombia Newspaper.

September 2018: Dr. Saha delivered a plenary talk at International Science Week in Industrial University of Santander, Colombia.

August 2018: Mr. Sourjyadeep Chakraborty & Mr. Krishna Chand Maurya, join HIRG as Ph.D student. Welcome!

June 2018: Our Book chapter on "Epitaxial Nitride Thin Film and Heterostructures: From Hard Coating to Solid State Energy Conversion" is accepted for publication in "Coatings and Thin-Film Technologies" published by IntechOpen 2018. Congrats to Dr. Shashidhara Acharya.

May 2018: Miss. Dheemahi joins HIRG as a summer student. Welcome!

May 2018: The HIRG new student office construction is completed.

April 2018: Our invited review paper on metal/semiconductor superlattices is published in Applied Physics Review as Editor's Pick and Feature Article.

April 2018: Our work on VO2 switches is published as Featured Article in Small.


March 2018: Dr. Saha presented an invited talk in the Thin Film Physics Division of the Linkoping University, Sweden. Thanks to Dr. Magnus Garbrecht for a joint successful STINT Project.

March 2018: Mr. Bidesh Biswas joins HIRG as research assistant. Welcome!


January 2018: Heterogeneous Integration Research Group is established in JNCASR