govind@nplindia.org

Dr. Govind
Designation:
Principal Scientist
Department:
Physics of Energy Harvesting
Email address:
govind@nplindia.org
Brief Biodata:

Current position and Address:

Principal Scientist, Thin Film Device Group
Room No. 7, Quantum Structure Building
National Physical Laboratory, Dr. K.S. Krishnan Road,
New Delhi-110012

  • Area of Work:
  • III-Nitride material, Surface & Interface Physics, Metal nanostructures, Nanoscale Faceting
  • Details of Professional and Research experience:
  • S.NoPosition held Institute DurationRemarks

    1

    Principal Scientist & Associate Professor, AcSIR

    CSIR-National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi, India

    July 2012 – onwards

     

    2

    Senior Scientist & Assistant Professor, AcSIR

    CSIR-National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi, India

    July 2008 – June 2012

     

    3

    Scientist

    CSIR-National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi, India

    July 2004 - July 2008

     

    4

    BOYSCAST Fellow

    Department of Physics & Astronomy, Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey, New Jersey, USA

    June 2007 - July 2008

    with Prof. Theodore E. Madey, Director, Laboratory of Surface Modification, University of Rutgers, USA

    5

    Research Scientist (DST) & Research Associate (CSIR)

    CSIR-National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi, India

    May 2000 - July 2004

    with Professor S.K. Joshi, Ex-Director General, CSIR

    6

    Research Scholar

    G.B. Pant Univ., Pantnagar

    September 1996 - April 2000

    with Professor R.S. Tripathi

  • Visiting Scientist :
  • (i) Laboratory for Surface Modifications, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey, New Jersey, USA

    (ii) Institute of Physics, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.

  • Research in brief:
  • My current research activities are:
  • • PAMBE growth of III-Nitride semiconductor.

    • Electronic structure (surfaces & interfaces) of III-nitride semiconductor

    • III- Nitride based UV, Visible and IR photodetectors.

    • III-Nitride based Solar cells

    • III-Nitride based gas sensors for CO, NOx sensing.

  • Research papers:
  • Research Papers Published in SCI Journals : 158
  • Papers Published in Refereed Conf. Proc. & Non SCI Journals : 21
  • Papers Presented in Conference Proc. : 120
  • News & Highlights :
  • The published work is cited in the following:
  • Nature India: http://www.natureasia.com/en/nindia/article/10.1038/nindia.2016.55

  • Nature India: http://www.nature.com/nindia/2012/120518/full/nindia.2012.75.html

  • Semiconductor Today: http://www.semiconductor-today.com/news_items/2017/mar/csir_300317.shtml

  • Semiconductor Today: http://www.semiconductor-today.com/news_items/2017/may/csir_050517.shtml

  • Nature India: www.natureasia.com/en/nindia/article/10.1038/nindia.2017.56

  • Honours and Award:
  • •  MRSI Medal- by Materials Research Society of India-2018

    •  Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award by National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI) (2010) : In Physical Sciences

    •  Outstanding Young Scientist of the Year (2009), National Physical Laboratory, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, New Delhi, India

    •  BOYSCAST Fellowship by Ministry of Science & Technology, for pursuing advance research at Department of Physics & Astrophysics, The State University of New Jersey, Rutgers, New Jersey, USA for the year 2006-2007

    •  Young Scientist Award (2009) IFW-ICNN, Gurgaon, India during Oct- 2009

    •  DST- Young Scientist Award (Fast Track Scheme (2007-2010) by Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt of India

    •  Research Associateship from Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, India. (2000)

    •  UGC-CSIR NET (National Eligibility Test)- Dec. 2001

  • Projects Undertaken:
  • 1.) Fabrication of efficiency enhanced nanostructured InGaN/GaN solar cells (Joint Project with IIT, Delhi) funded under Clean Energy Research Initiative of DST, GoI – July 2016 (Principal Investigator): 59.67 Lakh (Ongoing)

    2.) Development of Metal Oxide & Nitride based Gas Sensors, Mission mode project of CSIR-NPL (Project Leader) (Ongoing)

    3.) MBE grown GaN/InxGa1-xN high efficiency multi junction Solar cell, under the project entitled Development of Advanced Materials for Next Generation Energy Efficient Devices funded by CSIR under 12th FYP 2012-1017 (Project Leader): 8.00 Crore (Completed)

    4.) Growth & Characterization of III-nitride Hetero-structures for Solid State Lighting under Efficient Silicon Photovoltics with Smart Electronics and Lighting System a network project sponsored by CSIR “TAP-SUN” 2011-2017 (Project Leader): 3.63 Crore (Completed)

    5.) Formation of Alkali Metals Nanostructures on reconstructed low & high index silicon surfaces funded by DST, Fast track Young Scientist scheme 2007-2010 (Principle Investigator).11.23 Lakh (Completed)

    6.) Fabrication of LED Devices and Systems for Solid State Lighting, A supra-institutional network project sponsored by Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) under 11th FYP 2007-2012 (Team member): 48.35 Crore (Completed)

    7.) Surface Analysis of dispenser cathodes for high power microwave tubes, A supra-institutional network project sponsored by Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) under 11th FYP 2007-2012 (Team member):66.0 Lakh (Completed)

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