singhvn@nplindia.org

Dr. Vidya Nand Singh
Designation:
Principal Scientist & Associate Professor (AcSIR)
Department:
Indian Reference Materials division
Email address:
singhvn@nplindia.org
Brief Biodata:

Dr. Vidya Nand Singh

Designation:

Principal Scientist and Associate Professor (AcSIR)

Department:

Indian Reference Materials division

Email address:

singhvn@nplindia.org

Brief Biodata:

  • DP/DU No. and Name : 5.01/5.00

  • In-House BND (5.01)

  • Educational Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Physics

Degree Subject University/Institute Year
M.Sc. Solid State Physics BHU, Varanasi 1998
M.Tech. Solid State Materials IIT Delhi 1999
Ph.D. Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, Nanomaterials IIT Delhi 2005
  • Academics/Research Experience:

Year Duration Research field Institute ( in India/Abroad) Fellowship
06-07-2019 to date
06-07-2015 to 05-07-2019 Four years Standard materials, gas sensing, thermoelectric materials NPL India Senior Scientist
06-07-2011 to 05-07-2015 4 years Electron microscopy NPL India Scientist
2005-2011 Five years HRTEM IIT Delhi Sr. Project Scientist
2005-2006 6 months Setting up CVD systems IIT Delhi Project Scientist
2005-2005 6 months Gas sensing IIT Delhi RA
  • Date of Joining NPL:

  • 06-07-2011

  • No. of Publications:

  • 190 (in SCI Journals)

SCI Journals Conference/ proceedings Book/Book Chapter Total
190 15 10 215
  • No. of Patents: Nil.

  • Current Activity :

  • (Not more than 50 words)

Currently, I am working on production of Reference materials called Bharatiya Nirdeshaka Dravyas (BND®). BND is produced in-house and in the association of Reference Materials Producers. I am looking after the electron microscopy facility and working on improving the performance of photodetectors/solar cells, thermoelectric materials, and gas sensing based on metal chalcogenides/oxides based thin films.

  • Honors and Award:

The Ph.D. dissertation is published as a book by Lambert Academic Publishing. Reviewer of Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical

On the editorial board of Advanced Science Engineering and Medicines, Frontiers in Physics, Current Alternative Energy

Reviewer of nearly 25 journals

Three papers have been published as news articles in Nature Asia and Nature India

Received one best poster award

Gate Scholarship: 1998- 1999

  • Any other information:

Nil.

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