Areas of expertise

  • Renewable Energy

Background

He is a Commonwealth Scholar in Energy & Power and Senior Research Fellow in the Physics Department at the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India. His research revolves around the fabrication of Hybrid Halide Perovskite-based photovoltaics/optoelectronics, and energy storage devices and their application in off-grid energy resources. He has published over 10 high impact journals and an Indian patent and 3 book chapters. 

Education:


PhD, Physics

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India (2017-)

Thesis: Charge Carrier Kinetics of Perovskite-based Devices: From Energy Conversion to Storage Applications

Supervisor: Prof. Monojit Bag


Master of Science (MSc), Applied Physics

National Institute of Technology Jaipur, Rajasthan, India (2014-2016)

Thesis: Electro-magnetic study on nano-structured Bi-based topological thin films

Supervisor: Prof. Manoj Kumar


Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Physical Science

University of Delhi, Delhi, India

Thesis: Fabrication of photo-diode for sensor applications


Scholarships & Awards:

  1. 2022-2023: Commonwealth Scholarship, Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, Govt. of the United Kingdom.

  2. 2017-2022 : GATE Scholarship provided by Ministry of Human Resource & Development, Govt. of India.

  3. 2022: Support for IITR students Visiting Institution Abroad, IIT Roorkee, India. 

  4. 2020: Travel Research Grant, IIT Roorkee, India. 

  5. 2016: Among the Top 3 in Master's Degree, NIT Jaipur, India.

National level examinations :

  1.     Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)-2018.

  2.     Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)-2017. 

  3.     Qualified CSIR/UGC-National Eligibility Test (NET)-2017.

  4.     Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)-2016. 

   5.    Qualified CSIR/UGC-National Eligibility Test (NET)- 2016.

Research Interests

  1. Perovskite material based Solar Cells and LED.

  2. Perovskite-based smart Electrochemical Energy Storage Devices.

  3. Perovskite-Based Electrochemical Sensor Devices.

  4. Perovskite Single Crystals based Photo-detectors.

  5. Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy.

  6. Perovskite-electrolyte Interface study.

Current activities

Commonwealth Scholar, Energy & Power

Cranfield University, Cranfield, United Kingdom (2022-)

Research topic: Roll-to-Roll Printing of Efficient and Stable Perovskite Based Photovoltaic and Optoelectronic Devices

Mentor: Prof. Sagar M. Jain

Currently, he is a commonwealth scholar in Energy & Power funded by the Government of the United Kingdom. He is working on the fabrication of efficient and stable perovskite-based solar cells. His research expertise in perovskite-based device fabrication and study charge carrier kinetics using small perturbation frequency domain techniques. He is also working towards off-grid energy storage for next-generation portable smart devices.