Contact Ramesh Kumar
Areas of expertise
- Renewable Energy
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.
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:
2022-2023: Commonwealth Scholarship, Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, Govt. of the United Kingdom.
2017-2022 : GATE Scholarship provided by Ministry of Human Resource & Development, Govt. of India.
2022: Support for IITR students Visiting Institution Abroad, IIT Roorkee, India.
2020: Travel Research Grant, IIT Roorkee, India.
2016: Among the Top 3 in Master's Degree, NIT Jaipur, India.
National level examinations :
Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)-2018.
Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)-2017.
Qualified CSIR/UGC-National Eligibility Test (NET)-2017.
Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)-2016.
5. Qualified CSIR/UGC-National Eligibility Test (NET)- 2016.
Perovskite material based Solar Cells and LED.
Perovskite-based smart Electrochemical Energy Storage Devices.
Perovskite-Based Electrochemical Sensor Devices.
Perovskite Single Crystals based Photo-detectors.
Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy.
Perovskite-electrolyte Interface study.
Commonwealth Scholar, Energy & Power
Cranfield University, Cranfield, United Kingdom (2022-)
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.