Dr. Sunil Singh Kushvaha
Physics of Energy Harvesting
Email address:
Brief Biodata:
  • DP/DU No. and Name:1.05, Physics of Energy Harvesting
  • Current position and Address:

    Scientist, Physics of Energy Harvesting
    Room No. 7, 9B and 15, TEC Building,
    National Physical Laboratory,
    Dr. K.S. Krishnan Road,
    New Delhi-110012
  • Educational Qualifications:
  • DegreeSubjectUniversity/InstituteYear
    Ph. D. Physics  National University of Singapore,  Singapore 2008
    M.Tech. Solid State Materials

     Indian Institute of Technology Delhi,

    New Delhi, India
    M. Sc. Physics Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India 2000
  • Academics/Research Experience:
  • Year


      Research field

      University / Institute


    Sept 2011 - present

    Till date

    GaN based LED and solar cell devices, MBE system,  UHV-STM/AFM

    Physics of Energy Harvesting, CSIR - NPL, Delhi India.


    Dec 2008 - Aug 2011

    2 years
    9 months

    Thermoelectric power measurements using UHV-AFM technique, Superlubricity machine

    A*-STAR, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Singapore

    Scientist 1

    July 2007 - Nov 2008

    1 year
    5 months

    Magnetic nanostructures, MFM, SEMPA, Four-nanoprobes, SP-STM

    Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering, NUS, Singapore


  • Date of Joining NPL:
  •  1 September 2011
  • No. of Publications:
  •     SCI Journals

         Conference/ proceedings





     2 Book Chapters


  • Current Activity :
  • (Not more than 50 words)
    • Growth and characterization of III-N structures and heterostructures for LED and solar cell devices
    • Scanning probe microscopy (STM and AFM) studies on various nanostructures
  • Honours and Award:
    • NUS Research Fellowship (July 2007-Nov 2008)
    • NUS Research scholarship (August 2003 – July 2007).
    • Institute scholarship granted by Govt. of India (2001-2002).
    • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) - 2001, with 93.36 percentile.
    • Qualified in national level CSIR-UGC(JRF) examination in July 2001.
    • 2nd Best Poster Award at 12th ISMAS Triennial International Conference on Mass Spectrometry, March 4-8 , 2013
  • Any other information:

    Reviewer of various journals: Appl. Phys. Lett., J. Appl. Phys., Journal of Nanomaterials, Indian Journal of Engineering & Materials Sciences.

    • Member, Material Research Society, Singapore (Dec 2003-present).
    • Member, International Society of Electrochemistry (April 2006-March 2008).

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