kushvahas@nplindia.org

Dr. Sunil Singh Kushvaha
Designation:
Principal Scientist
Email address:
kushvahas@nplindia.org
Brief Biodata:

Name: Dr. Sunil Singh Kushvaha

Designation: Principal Scientist

Division: Electrical and Electronics Metrology

Email: kushvahas@nplindia.org

Sub-Division: Quantum Resistance Metrology and 2D Physics Group

Phone: +91-11-45609329 Fax: +91-11-45609310 (O)

Educational Qualifications:

Degree

Subject

University/Institute

Year

Ph. D.

Physics

National University of Singapore,  Singapore

2008

M. Tech.

Solid State Materials

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) 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 2019

Till date

Magnetic doped topological Insulators, 2D materials and III-nitrides film and heterostructures

CSIR - NPL, Delhi India.

Principal Scientist

Sept 2015

4 years

Growth and characterization of Magnetic topological Insulators and III-nitrides film and heterostructures

CSIR - NPL, Delhi India.

Senior Scientist

Sept 2011

4 Years

GaN based LED and solar cell devices, MBE system,  Laser MBE, 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

 

No. of Publications:

    SCI Journals

     Conference proceedings

      Books

     Total

          62

                    12

 07 Book Chapters

        81

 

Current Activity :

  • Growth and characterization of magnetic doped topological insulators, Magneto-transport studies on graphene and various 2D materials, III-Nitride based 2DEG, Maintenance and upgradation of QHR based primary resistance metrology.
  • Indigenous development of Quantum Hall devices for primary resistance standards
  • Principal Investigator of SERB-DST funded project “Structure/microstructure-magnetotransport correlations in sputtered magnetically doped Bi2Se3 Topological Insulator thin films” for QHR applications.

 

Honours and Award:

  • Early Career Research Award from SERB-DST, India (2018)
  • 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) -93.36 percentile (2001)
  • Qualified in national level CSIR-UGC(JRF) examination (2001)
  • 04 Best Poster Awards in International and National Conferences/Symposiums

 

Any other information:

Review Editor: Frontiers of Materials

Reviewer of various journals: Nanoscale, Nanotechnology, ACS Appl. Mater. Interface, CrystEnggComm, RSC Adv., Appl. Phys. Lett., J. Appl. Phys., J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys, Semicond. Sci. Tech, Mater. Res. Exp., J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., Journal of Nanomaterials.

 

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Life Member, Metrological Society of India (MSI).
  • Life Member, Material Research Society, India.
  • Life Member, Indian Physics Association, India.
  • Member, Material Research Society, Singapore (2003-2013).

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