kushvahas@nplindia.org

Dr. Sunil Singh Kushvaha
Designation:
Scientist
Department:
Physics of Energy Harvesting
Email address:
kushvahas@nplindia.org
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
    2002
    M. Sc. Physics Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India 2000
  • Academics/Research Experience:
  • Year

    Duration

      Research field

      University / Institute

      Position

    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.

    Scientist

    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

    Post-doc

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

         Conference/ proceedings

          Books

         Total

               20

                        48

     2 Book Chapters

            70

  • 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.

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

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