guptavinay@nplindia.org

Dr. Vinay Gupta
Designation:
Sr. Scientist
Department:
Physics of Energy Harvesting
Email address:
guptavinay@nplindia.org
Brief Biodata:
  • DP/DU No. and Name:
  • 03 (Organic and hybrid solar cell)/ 1 (Physics of energy harvesting)

  • Educational Qualifications:
  • DegreeSubjectUniversity/InstituteYear

    12th/Intermediate

    Phy/Chem/Maths

    Rajasthan Board

    1987

    B. Sc.

    Phy/Chem/Maths

    Government College , Ajmer

    1990

    M. Sc Physics Government College , Ajmer 1992
    Ph. D. Physics M. D. S. University , Ajmer 1997

  • Academics/Research Experience:
  • Year

    Duration

    Research field

    Institute ( in India/Abroad)

    Fellowship

    1992

    01-10-92

    31-12-94

    Transport in 2D systems

    CNRS-France/CRPP-Bordeaux-France

    Doctoral Fellow

    1995

    01-01-95

    31-07-97

    Transport in 2D systems

    CSIR/ National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi

    Senior Research Fellow

    1998

    01-10-98

    31-03-00

    Li battery

    JSPS/ Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

    Post Doctoral Fellow

    2000

    01-04-00

    31-03-03

    Li battery

    JSPS/ Aichi Institute of Technology, Toyota, Japan

    Senior Research Associate

    2003

    01-04-03

    31-08-04

    Carbon Nanotube/ Graphene

    Humboldt Foundation/ Ilmenau Technical University, Germany

    Post Doctoral Fellow

    2004

    02-09-04
    08-01-08

    31-12-07
    31-03-08

    Supercapacitors

    JST/ KASTEC, Kyushu University,  Kyushu, Japan

    Visiting Associate Professor

    2008

    01-01-08

    07-01-08
    Resigned

    Carbon for steel production

    Hindustan Electro Graphite, Bhopal

    Dy. General Manager

    2008

    06-06-08

    Till-date

    Organic photovoltaic

    CSIR/ National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi

    Scientist C

    2012

    01-08-12

    31-07-13

    Organic photovoltaic

    Prof. Heeger Lab
    UCSB, USA

    Indo-US fellow

  • Date of Joining NPL:
  • 06-06-08
  • No. of Publications:
  • SCI JournalsConference/ proceedings BooksTotal
    64+ 60+ 1/5 130+
  • No. of Patents : 01

    Current Activity :

  • The current activity is on the Organic photovoltaic.

  • Honours and Award:

    1 IFCPAR Indo-French doctoral fellow, France (1992-94).
    2. CSIR Senior research fellow, Council of Scientific and Industrial research, India (1995-1997).
    3. CSIR Research associate, Council of Scientific and Industrial research, India (1997-1998).
    4. JSPS post doctoral fellows, Japan Society for the promotion of advanced research (1998-2000).
    5. Humboldt fellow, AvH foundation, Germany (2003-2004).
    6. Biography in MARQUIS Who'sWho in science and engineering 6th addition, 2002-03.
    7. Certificate of appreciation from JSPS for contribution in the Asian fluorine conference for young chemists, August 2002.
    8. Obtained 7th position in the B. Sc. Level exam. conducted by Indian Association of Physics Teachers nationwide (1990).

    9. International Scientist of Year 2002, IBC, England

    10. Highest cited author award 2006, Material Science, Elsevier

    11. Among the four best Young physicists in India award from (NASI-Scopus, 2011).

  • Any other information:
  • Language Skills : Hindi, English, German, French, Japanese

  • Visiting Scientist

  • Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia (Dec 2001 and October 2002), National Physical Laboratory, India (Feb 2001), University of California, Santa Barbara (current)

  • Scientific reviewer of Journals

  • Advanced Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Nano Letters, Carbon, Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures, Synthetic Metals, J. Power Sources. Electrochimica Acta. Materials Letters, Electrochemistry Communications etc.

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