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Research Areas

  • Device Modeling (Semiconductor and MEMS);
  • Computational Material Science; 
  • Electromagnetics (Soft Computing & Modeling) and 
  • Antennas (Materials and Design)

Details of Research Projects

S.No Title of Project and Role Funding Agency  SchemeDuration Status
Modeling and study of polycrystalline silicon for solar cells and thin-film transistors.
As PI 
DST, New Delhi Fast Track Project for Young Scientiist2006-2010 Completed
Study of electrical Behaviour of Nanocrystalline Silicon Thin-Film Transistor (nc-TFT)
As PI 
UGC, New Delhi  Minor project 2011-2013 Completed
Development of Nanostructured Graphene as a Transparent and Current Spreading Electrode in Solar Cells.
As Mentor  
SERB-DST, New Delhi
(Rs 19.20 Lakhs) 
 NPDF2017-2019 Ongoing
Study on Electronic Transport Behaviour of Carbon Nanotube Based Field Effect Transistors (CNTFETs).
As PI 
DRDO, New Delhi
(Rs 20.49 Lakhs) 
Extramural Research2017-2020 Ongoing
Investigation of Elastic and Inelastic Dephasing in Carbon Nanotube FET.
As Co-PI  
 SERB-DST, New Delhi
(Rs 18.25 Lakhs) 
 CRG2019-2022 Ongoing
Carbon nanomaterials for chemical sensing applications,
As Co-PI
Investigators from BITS-Pilani: Dr. Arnab Hazra-PI, Dr. Rupam Goaswami (Co-PI)
Investigators from Tel Aviv Univ.: Prof. Yossi Rosenwaks, Prof. Yosi Shacham  
 MHRD, New Delhi
(Rs 46.11 Lakhs) 
 SPARC2019-2021  Ongoing

R&D Lab Supported Projects

S.No Title of Project Supported Agency Investigators Status
1 Deposition of Nanocrystalline Silicon (nc-Si:H) film using e-Beam evaporation Indian Nanoelectronics User Program (INUP), IIT Bombay, Mumbai Ms. Prachi Sharma
Dr. Navneet Gupta
Completed July 2015
2 Investigation of leakage current density and threshold voltage shift in ZnO TFT with high k-dielectrics CSIR-CEERI, Pilani, Rajasthan From BITS:
Dr. Navneet Gupta
Dr. Chandra Shekhar
Mr. Kavindra Kandpal
Dr. Jitendra Singh
May 2018

Details of my Ph.D Students

S.No Name of Ph.D Candidate Topic of Thesis Role Completion Year
1 Kiran Sharma Theoretical study and modeling of electrical characteristics of polycrystalline silicon novel devices Co-Supervisor 2011
2 Ashish K. Sharma Design, Simulation and Analysis of RF-MEMS Switches for Reconfigurable Antennas Supervisor 2015
3 Jitendra Kumar Design and Analysis of Dielectric Resonator Antennas (DRA) for wideband applications Supervisor 2017 
4 Prachi Sharma Study on electrical Behaviour of Nanocrystalline Silicon Thin-Film Transistors Supervisor 2017
5 Kavindra Kandpal Investigations on Electronic Behaviour and Stability Issues of Zinc Oxide (ZnO) based Thin-Film Transistors (TFTs) Supervisor
6 Karri Babu Ravi Teja Study on Material Issues and Electronic Behavior of Organic Thin Film Transistor (O-TFT). Supervisor Ongoing
7Praveen K SharmaDesign and Analysis of Metamaterial Based Antennas for Wearable ApplicationsSupervisorOngoing
Ankita DixitInvestigations and Modeling of the Electronic Behavior of Carbon Nanotube Field-Effect Transistors (CNFETs)SupervisorOngoing

Details of Post-Doctoral Fellow

S.No Name of Fellow Title of Project Agency Status
1 Dr. Pramila Mahala Development of Nanostructured Graphene as a Transparent and Current Spreading Electrode in Solar Cells. SERB-DST (National Post-doctoral Fellow scheme) Started: August 2017

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