Title Student Degree Thesis Title Year
Ankush Kumar Ph.D.

Electrical Transport in Metal Wire Networks: Experimental Strategies and Theoretical Insights

Arpan De PhD

Epitaxial growth of InN and InxGa1-xN nanostructured films on structurally modified substrates using MBE 

May 2017
B. Loukya PhD

Electron Magnetic Chiral Dichroism of Epitaxial Magnetic Thin Films at Nanoscale

Bhargava B L PhD

Room Temperature Ionic Liquids: Classical and Ab Initio Molecular Dynamics Simulation Studies


Current Position: Assistant Professor at NISER, Bhubaneswar, India


2003 - 2007
C. Kavitha PhD

High pressure Raman scattering studies on mid-chain Hydrocarbons, Perfluorocarbons and temperature dependent Brillouin scattering studies on ABO4 Tungstates and AgGaS2

Dhanya R PhD

Application of Brillouin scattering in studying the physical properties of metal organic frameworks, nanotubes, ionic liquids and spin ice

Divya Bharathi Korlepara PhD

Computational investigations of mechanisms, pathway complexity and dipole dynamics in supramolecular polymers

2015 - 2020
Dr Manoj A G Namboothiry Ph. D.

Photoelectric properties of hybrid conjugated polymer based bilayer structures

Dr. Alagiri Swamy Ph. D.
Dr. Anshuman Jyothi Das Ph. D.

Light harvesting stratergies for large area, stable and efficient organic solar cells

Dr. Anurag Prakash Sunda Post Doc 2014 - 2015
Dr. Anwesha Karmakar Post Doc. 2019 - 2020
Dr. Arun N Ph. D.
Dr. Ashar AZ Ph. D.

Surface engineering and lateral charge transport studies in organic and hybrid organic inorganic systems

Dr. Chandan K Mishra PhD

Exploiting Shape Sensitive Interactions in Colloidal Suspensions− From Directed Self-assembly to the Structural Glass Transition (Best Thesis Award in Physical Sciences 2017)


Currently Asst. Professor at IIT Gandhinagar 

Dr. Dhritiman Gupta Ph. D.

Studies of polymer based solar cells and performance limiting factors

Dr. Dinesh Kabra Ph. D.

Studies of length scales in semiconducting polymers using scanning photocurrent contrast microscopy

Dr. Hima K Nagamanasa PhD

Pinned, driven and confined colloidal supercooled liquids and glasses (Best PhD Thesis Award in Physical Sciences)


Currently Asst. Professor at UMass Amherst USA

Dr. M. Pandeeswar Ph.D.

Bioinspired Nanoarchitectonics of Arylenediimides for Optical, Electronic and Biological Applications


Current Position: Assistant Professor at IIT BHU

Dr. Monojit Bag Ph. D.

Transport dynamics and fluctuations in active bulk heterojunction polymer solar cells

Dr. NV Manohar Rao Ph. D.

Polymer field effect transistor as a probe to study injection barrier and donor-acceptor interface

Dr. Raaghesh A.V. Ph. D.

Electric field assisted growth and control of morphology of films for organic devices

Dr. Ravichandran Shivanna Ph. D.

Charge generation and transport studies in fullerene-free bulk heterojunction polymer solar cells

Dr. Sabyasachi Mukhopadhyay Ph. D.

Studies of a active layer morphology in bulk-heterojunction polymer based solar cells using optical and force micrsoscopy methods

Dr. Saibal Jana Post Doc. 2016 - 2017
Dr. Satyaprasad P Senanayak Ph. D.

Dielectric and interface engineering strategies for polymer field effect transistors

Dr. Soumya Dutta Ph. D.

Polymer field-effect transistors : electrical transport properties and studies of photoinduced charge generation and relaxation processes

Dr. Sourav Palchowdhury Post Doc. 2017 - 2018
Dr. Swathi K Ph. D.

Device and dielectric engineering for low voltage polymer transistors

Dr. Th. Birendra Singh Ph. D.

Novel Organics Polymer based Photodetector structures

Dr. Vini Gautam Ph. D.

Optoelectronic polymer devices for biomimicking visual response and developing neuronal interfaces for artificial retina applications

G. V. Pavan Kumar PhD

Utilization of surface enhanced Raman scattering in biomolecular detection and characterization

Gangaiah Mettela Ph.D.

Micro and Nano Structures of Au and Ag: Unusual Morphologies, Crystal Structures and Properties

Gargi Raina Ph.D.

Investigation of Molecular Clusters and Other Species Employing a Cluster Beam Apparatus


Currently, Professor in Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Gopal K Pradhan PhD

Inelastic scattering investigations on novel materials

Jithesh Kuyyalil PhD

Study of the role of superstructural phases and interfacial properties on the growth of InN films 

February 2012
K.D. Mallikarjuna Rao Ph.D.

Novel Electrodes and Active Materials for Optoelectronics and Memory Devices

Currently, Faculty in Indian Association for the Cultivation Of Science, Kolkata

Karteek K Bejagam PhD

Computational investigations of supramolecular polymerization

Malleswararao Tangi PhD

Kinetically controlled growth of InN thin films by MBE and their structural, optical and electronic properties

September 2014
Manoj Kesaria PhD

Study of MBE growth and characterization of Gallium Nitride films and nanostructures 


Full-time academic staff (Lecturer/Assistant Professor)at the School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff University, U.K.

April 2012
Marimuthu Krishnan PhD

Phase Behaviour of Linear Molecular Crystals in Bulk and on Graphite : A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study


Current Position: Assistant Professor at IIIT Hyderabad, India


1999 - 2005
Moumita Saharay PhD

Computer Simulation Studies on Supercritical Carbon dioxide


Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Systems and Computational Biology, School of Life Sciences, UoH, India


2002 - 2007
Narendra Kurra Ph.D.

2D Nanocarbons: Functional Aspects and Device Fabrication

Currently, Assistant Professor in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram

Neena Susan John Ph.D.

Investigations of Metal and Metal-Organic Bilayer Nanostructures Employing Atomic Force Microscopy and Related Techniques


Currently, Faculty in Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences (CeNS), Bangalore

Nikita Gupta Ph.D.

In-depth study and applications of 2D functional materials: Twisted multilayer graphene and Metal wire networks

P. John Thomas Ph.D.

Mesoscopic Organization and Properties of Nanocrystals of Metals, Metal Oxides and Other Materials


Currently Lecturer in Physical Chemistry (Nanoparticles & Nanocrystals)
School of Natural Sciences

Partha Pratim Kundu PhD

Experimental and quantum calculation of molecular systems of biological and chemical importance by Raman, infrared and SERS

R. Srinivasa Gopalan Ph.D.

Investigations of molecular crystals using experimental charge density

Radha Boya Ph.D.

Synthesis and Direct Patterning of Functional Nanostructures on Flat and Flexible Substrates towards Device Fabrication


Currently, Faculty in The University of Manchester, Oxford Road

Manchester M13 9PL

United Kingdom

Rajdeep Singh Payal PhD

Atomistic Simulations of Room Temperature Ionic Liquids: Biomass Dissolution, Interfaces and Mixtures


Current Position: Assistant Professor, VIT Bhopal


2010 - 2015
Reji Thomas Ph.D.

Structural, Spectroscopic and Experimental Charge Density Investigations of Organic Molecular Crystals

Currently, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Farook College

Ritu Gupta Ph.D.

Nanomaterials and Nanodevices of relevance to Water, Energy and Healthcare

Currently, Faculty in Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur

Sandeep Kumar Reddy PhD

Investigations of Carbonic Acid, Dimethyl Carbonate and the Adsorption of CO2 in Framework Solids


Current Position: Assistant Professor Grade-I, Centre for Computational and Data Sciences, IIT Kharagpur, India


2008 - 2013
Sanjay Kumar Nayak PhD

Experimental and first-principles theoretical investigations of the growth and properties of pristine and Magnesium doped GaN nanostructures   

March 2018
Satish Shetty PhD

Effect of surface nitridation on the growth of GaN films on c-sapphire, Si (111) and Si (100) surfaces

June 2014
Satyanarayana Bonakala PhD

Modelling gas adsorption in porous solids

2011 - 2016
Shantanu Aggarwal PhD

Tailored Plasmonic Nano Architectures for Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy and its Applications in Probing Biomolecular Interactions


MS thesis:

Developing new nano-structures for SERS and its applications in small molecule binding in proteins and plasmonic enhancement in solar cell efficiency

Soumya Saswati Sarangi PhD

Molecular Dynamics Simulation Studies on the Structure, Dynamics and Interfacial Properties of Room Temperature Ionic Liquids


Current Position: Assistant Professor at VSSUT, Burla, India


2004 - 2011
Srinivasa G Raju PhD

Computer Simulation Studies of Intermolecular structure, Microheterogeneity and Dynamics in Room Temperature Ionic Liquids


Current Position: Data Scientist at Software AG India

2006 - 2011
Sudip Das PhD

Molecular dynamics simulation studies of interfacial activation and thermostability of enzymes

2014 - 2020
T. Bhuvana Ph.D.

Investigations of metal organic precursors as direct write electron beam resists and their nanopatterning for functional devices

Currently, INSPIRE Faculty in Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

T. Vijaykumar Ph.D.

Conducting AFM based Lithography for Patterning and Electrical Characterization of Nanomaterials

Tarak Karmakar PhD

Computational Investigations on Decarboxylase and Phosphoribosyltransferase Enzymes

2011 - 2016
Usha Bhat PhD

Quantitative imaging and alternative proposals on image simulation and reconstruction in atomic resolution transmission electron microscopy

2015 (Aug)-2021
V.Rajaji PhD

High pressure investigations of structural, electronic, and topological quantum phase transitions in strong spin orbit coupling systems.

Varun Thakur PhD

Morphological evolution and properties of epitaxial GaN nanowall network grown on c-sapphire 

June 2016
Ved Varun Agrawal Ph.D.

Investigations of ultrathin nanocrystalline metal films generated at the liquid-liquid interface

Currently, Principal Scientist in CSIR-National Physical Laboratory

Venkata Srinu Bhadram PhD

Raman scattering and Synchrotron X-ray diffraction studies on rare-earth based functional oxides.