vandana1@nplindia.org

Dr. Vandana
Designation:
Sr. Scientist
Department:
Physics of Energy Harvesting
Email address:
vandana1@nplindia.org
Brief Biodata:
  • 1. DP/DU No.:1.01,
    2. DP/DU name: Silicon Solar Cell Group/ Physics of Energy Harvesting Division

    3. Name: Vandana
    4. Current position : Scientist
    5. Address:R. N. 51, Main Building, National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi-110012.
    6. Date of Birth: 03-06-1980

  • 7. Educational Qualifications:
  • Degree Subject University/Institute Year

    Ph.D.

    Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

    Jawaharlal Nehru University

    2002-2008

    M.Sc.

    Physics

    Kurukshetra University

    2000-2002

    B.Sc.

    Physics, Chemistry, Maths

    Kurukshetra University

    1997-2000


    8. Academics/Research Experience:
  • Year

    Duration

    Research field

    Institute ( in India/Abroad).

    Fellowship

    Oct. 2007

    1 year 4 months

    Synthesis & characterization of thin films

    IIT Delhi, India

    Project Scientist
  • 9. Date of Joining NPL: 23rd Feb 2009
  • 10.No. of Publications:
  • SCI JournalsConference/ proceedings BooksTotal
    09 13

    -Nil-

    22

    11. No. of Patents : One
    A novel process and apparatus for producing metal nanoparticles (Indian, US & International)

    12. Current Activity :
    Silicon solar cell based research particularly surface passivation and minority Carrier lifetime related studies, Advanced solar cell structures such as selective emitter and PV metrology

  • 13. Honours and Award:
    1993, 1995: 8th and 10th Merit in Haryana Education Board
    1997-2000: Awards for being amongst top ten in Univ., College Topper
    2002: Gold Medal, M.Sc.
    2002-2004: CSIR, Junior Research Fellow
    2004-2007: CSIR, Senior Research Fellow
    2005: “OMTAT-2005” Kochi, (Oral) Best Presentation-Third prize
    2005: “Annual March-Meeting”, JNU, (Poster) Best Presentation-Second Prize
    2006: “Nano-Bio Interface”, Kolkata, (Poster) Best Presentation- First Prize

  • 14. Any other information: None

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