Faculty Department

Dr. Amit Kumar Chawla Associate Professor

Dr. Amit Kumar Chawla

Sr. Associate Professor

Academic Qualifications

PhD (Physics) 2008 from C.C.S. University, Meerut. India

Master of Science (Physics) 2003 from C.C.S. University Campus, Meerut. India

B.Sc. (Physics) 2001 from C.C.S. University, Meerut. India

Area of Specialization:

Hydrogen storage materials, Scratch resistant hard coatings, Nanophosphor coatings, Functional Nanomaterials

Career Graph:

  • Sr. Associate Professor, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehardun. India. June 2011- Till Date.
  • Research Associate: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India. April 2009 - May 2011

No. Papers published in journals: 65

No. Papers presented in conferences: 21

No. Citations: 1855

h-index: 26

Research:

  • Synthesis, Properties and Applications of Nanostructured Materials.
  • Development of new materials for Hydrogen storage.

Journal Publications (SCI Index):

  • Jatinder Kaur, Ravish K. Jain, Atul Khanna, and Amit K. Chawla Effects of thickness on the wettability and electrical properties of Sn thin films Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B 032205, 39 (2021)
  • Anju Kumari, Kavita Kumari, Rezq Naji Aljawfi, P. A. Alvi, Saurabh Dalela, Mohamad M. Ahmad, Amit Kumar Chawla, Rajesh Kumar, Ankush Vij, Shalendra Kumar Role of La substitution on structural, optical, and multiferroic properties of BiFeO3 nanoparticles Applied Nanoscience (Available Online)
  • Ravi Kumar Patel, Amit Kumar Chawla, Suvendu Manna, Jitendra K. Pandey Defluoridation of water using anatase titanium dioxide nano-powder loaded 3D printed model device Journal of Water Process Engineering 101785, 40 (2021)
  • Ravish K Jain, Jatinder Kaur, Atul Khanna, Amit K Chawla Growth and characterization of hydrophobic anti-reflection CaF2 Films Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 14241, 31 (2020).
  • K Kumari, RN Aljawfi, AK Chawla, R Kumar, PA Alvi, A Alshoaibi, A Vij, Faheem Ahmed, M Abu-samak, Shalendra Kumar Engineering the optical properties of Cu doped CeO2 NCs for application in white LED Ceramics International 7482, 46 (2020)
  • RK Jain, J Kaur, A Khanna, AK Chawla Tailoring the structural, electrical, optical and wettability properties of ZnSe films by oblique angle thermal evaporation Materials Research Express 116451, 6 (2019)
  • Ravi Kumar Patel, Amit Kumar Chawla, Patrick Loulergue, Benoit Teychene, Jitendra K. Pandey 3D printed microchannel loaded with hematite nanoadsorbent for fluoride removal from water Materials Letters 190-193, 254 (2019).
  • Ravish K. Jain, Jatinder Kaur, Shaira Arora, Arun Kumar, Amit K. Chawla and Atul Khanna Effects of oblique angle deposition on structural, electrical and wettability properties of Bi thin films grown by thermal evaporation. Applied Surface Science 45-51, 463 (2019).
  • Ravi Kumar Patel, Sanjay Kumar, Amit Kumar Chawla, Prasenjit Mondal, Neelam Singh, Benoit Teychene, Jitendra Kumar Pandey Elimination of Fluoride, Arsenic, and Nitrate from water through adsorption onto nano-adsorbent: A Review Current Nanoscience 557-575, 15 (2019).
  • Sonal Singhal, Amit Kumar Chawla, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra Effect of annealing temperature and CdCl2 treatment on the photo conversion efficiency of CdTe/Zn0.1Cd0.9S thin film solar cells Bulletin of Materials Science 159, 41 (2018).
  • Vyomesh R Buch, Sushant K Rawal, Amit Kumar Chawla Structural, Optical and Electrochromic Properties of Sputter Deposited Tungsten Oxide Films in Argon-Helium Atmosphere e-Journal of Surface Science and Nanotechnology 289-293, 16 (2018).
  • R K Gupta, P Kumar, V Yadav, S Arora, D P Singh, S K Joshi, A K Chawla, and A Biswas Challenges and opportunities in fabrication of transparent Superhydrophobic surfaces Current Nanoscience 429-447, 12 (2016).
  • U S Patel, K H Patel, K V Chauhan, A K Chawla, and S K Rawal Investigation of various properties for Zirconium oxide films synthesized by sputtering Procedia Technology 336-343, 23 (2016).
  • V R Buch, A K Chawla, and S K Rawal Review on electrochromic property for WO3 thin films using different deposition techniques Materials Today: Proceedings 1429-1437, 3 (2016).
  • P Y dave, K H patel, K V Chauhan, A K Chawla, and S K Rawal Examination of Zinc Oxide films prepared by Magnetron sputtering Procedia Technology 328-335, 23 (2016).
  • Sushant K Rawal, Amit Kumar Chawla, R. Jayaganthan and Ramesh Chandra The influence of various sputtering parameters on structural, optical and wettability properties of Zr2ON2 thin films Material Science and Engineering B 16-23, 181 (2014).
  • Ravish K. Jain, Yogendra K. Gautam, Vikramaditya Dave, Amit K. Chawla, Ramesh Chandra A study on structural, optical and hydrophobic properties of oblique angle sputter deposited HfO2 films Applied Surface Science 332-338, 283 (2013)
  • Sushant K Rawal, Amit Kumar Chawla, R. Jayaganthan and Ramesh Chandra Effect of power variation on wettability and optical properties of co-sputtered titanium and zirconium oxynitride films Bulletin of Material Science 403-409, 36 (2013).
  • Mohit Sahni, Sushant Singh, Richa Bhargava, Amit Kumar Chawla, Ramesh Chandra, Anshuman Dalvi, Neha Gupta, Sanjeev Kumar, Naresh Kumar Enhancement of Magnetic and Dielectric Properties in Chemically Modified Multiferroic (0.90)BiFe1−xCrxO3–(0.10)BaTiO3 Nanocomposite Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism 397-402, 26 (2013).
  • Sushant Singh, Naresh Kumar, Aashish Jha, Mohit Sahni, Richa Bhargava, Amit Chawla, R.Chandra, Sanjeev Kumar, S. Chaubey Effect of annealing temperature on the physical properties of Zn-ferrite nanoparticles Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism 821-826, 27 (2014).
  • A. Rahman, R. Jayaganthan, R. K. Jain, A. K. Chawla, R. Chandra and R. Ambardar Study of nanostructured Al doped ZnO films Surface Engineering 440-446, 29 (2013)
  • Rajan Walia, J.C. Pivin, A.K. Chawla, R. Jayaganthan, Y.K. Gautam, Ramesh Chandra A comprehensive study of structural and magnetic properties of sputter deposited nickel–silica thin films Materials Science and Engineering B 1073– 1079, 177 (2012).
  • Yogendra K. Gautam, Amit K. Chawla, Saif A. Khan, R.D. Agrawal, Ramesh Chandra Hydrogen absorption and optical properties of Pd/Mg thin films prepared by DC magnetron sputtering International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 3772-3778, 37 (2012).
  • Sushant K Rawal, Amit Kumar Chawla, R. Jayaganthan and Ramesh Chandra Structural, Wettability and Optical Investigation of Titanium Oxynitride Coatings: Effect of Various Sputtering Parameters Journal of Material Science and Technology 512-523, 28 (2012).
  • Ankush Vij, Sanjeev Gautam, Ravi Kumar, Amit K. Chawla, Ramesh Chandra, Nafa Singh, Keun Hwa Chae Blue shift in band gap and photoluminescence of pulsed laser deposited SrS:Ce/quartz thin film nanophosphors Journal of Alloys and Compounds 1-4, 527 (2012).
  • Amit Kumar Chawla, Sonal Singhal, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra Study of the physical properties of PLD grown cobalt doped nanocrystalline Zn0.9Cd0.1S thin films Thin Solid Films 1437-1441, 520 (2011).
  • Amit Kumar Chawla, Sonal Singhal, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra Optical, structural and magnetic properties of Zn0.9Cd0.1S:yCo nanoparticles Applied Physics A 393-399, 102 (2011).
  • Sushant K Rawal, Amit Kumar Chawla, Vipin Chawla, R. Jayaganthan and Ramesh Chandra Structural and optical investigation of sputter deposited hydrophobic chromium oxynitride films Thin Solid Films 7686-7693, 519 (2011).
  • Sushant K Rawal, Amit Kumar Chawla, R. Jayaganthan and Ramesh Chandra Optical and hydrophobic properties of co-sputtered chromium and titanium oxynitride films Applied Surface Science 8755-8761, 257 (2011).
  • Sushant K Rawal, Amit Kumar Chawla, Vipin Chawla, R. Jayaganthan and Ramesh Chandra Characterization of bi-phased Zr2ON2–ZrO2 coatings deposited by RF magnetron sputtering Thin Solid Films 520 (2011) 1589-1596.
  • Jai Prakash, A. Tripathi, J.C. Pivin, Jalaj Tripathi, A.K. Chawla, Ramesh Chandra, S. Kim, K. Asokan, D.K. Avasthi Study on synthesis of magnetic nanocomposite (Ni-Teflon) by swift heavy ion beam mixing Advanced Materials Letters 71-75, 2 (2011).
  • Shiv P. Patel, J. C. Pivin, A. K. Chawla, Ramesh Chandra, D. Kanjilal, Lokendra Kumar Room temperature ferromagnetism in Zn1-xCoxS thin films with wurtzite structure Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 2734–2740, 323 (2011).
  • Rajan Walia, J C Pivin, Amit K Chawla, R Jayaganthan and Ramesh Chandra Structural and Magnetic Properties of Sputter Deposited Cobalt-Silica nanocomposite thin films Journal of Alloys and Compounds L103–L108, 509 (2011).
  • Ali Azarifar, P. A. Yadav, A. K. Chawla, J. P. Jog, S. I. Patil, R. Chandra and S. B. Ogale Controlling stoichiometry in low temperature synthesis of La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 anoparticles Advanced Science Letters 424-430, 4 (2011)
  • Richa Bhargava, Prashant K. Sharma, Amit K. Chawla, Sanjeev Kumar, Ramesh Chandra, Avinash C. Pandey and Naresh Kumar Variation in structural, optical and magnetic properties of Zn1−xCrxO (x = 0.0, 0.10, 0.15, and 020) nanoparticles: Role of dopant concentration on non-saturation of magnetization Materials Chemistry and Physics 664-671, 125 (2011).
  • Yogendra K. Gautam, Amit K. Chawla, Vipin Chawla, R.D. Agrawal, Ramesh Chandra Influence of Sputtering Gas on Morphological and Optical Properties of Magnesium Films Journal of Materials Science and Technology 51-58, 27 (2011).
  • Yogendra K. Gautam, Amit K. Chawla, Rajan Walia, R.D. Agrawal, Ramesh Chandra Hydrogenation of Pd-capped Mg thin films prepared by DC magnetron sputtering Applied Surface Science 6291-6295, 257(2011).
  • Shiv P. Patel, S. A .Khan, A. K. Chawla, R. Chandra, J. C. Pivin, D. Kanjilal, Lokendra Kumar Structural phase diagram for ZnS nanocrystalline thin films under swift heavy ion irradiation Physica B 4150-4154, 406 (2011)
  • S Kumar, AK Chawla, N Kumar, R Chandra High temperature powder diffraction study of (Zn, Cd) S and Znx Cd1− x S nanopowders RSC Advances 1078-1082, 1 (2011)
  • Amit Kumar Chawla, Sonal Singhal, Sandeep Nagar, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra Study of composition dependent optical properties of Cu-doped Zn1-xCdxS nanoparticles Journal of Applied Physics 123519-1 --- 123519-7, 108 (2010).
  • Amit Kumar Chawla, Sonal Singhal, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra Optical properties of Zn1-xCdxS nanoparticles in the quantum confinement regime Current Nanoscience 94-98, 6 (2010).
  • Sonal Singhal, Amit Kumar Chawla, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra Influence of Cobalt doping on the physical properties of Zn0.9Cd0.1S nanoparticles Nanoscale Research Letters 323-331, 5 (2010).
  • Sonal Singhal, Amit Kumar Chawla, Sandeep Nagar, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra Photoluminescence measurements in the phase transition region of Zn1-xCdxS films Journal of Nanoparticle Research 1415-1421, 12 (2010).
  • Sushant K Rawal, Amit Kumar Chawla, Vipin Chawla, R. Jayaganthan and Ramesh Chandra Structural, optical and hydrophobic properties of sputter deposited zirconium oxynitride films Material Science and Engineering B 259-266, 172 (2010).
  • P. K. Kulriya, B. R. Mehta, D. K. Avasthi, D. C. Agarwal, P. Thakur, N. B. Brookes, A. K. Chawla and R. Chandra Enhancement of ferromagnetism in Pd nanoparticle by swift heavy Ion irradiation Applied Physics Letters 053103-1 --- 053103-3, 96 (2010).
  • Sushant K Rawal, Amit Kumar Chawla, Vipin Chawla, R. Jayaganthan and Ramesh Chandra Effect of ambient gas on structural and optical properties of titanium oxynitride films Applied Surface Science 4129-4135, 256 (2010).
  • Ankush Vij, Amit Kumar Chawla, Ravi Kumar, S.P. Lochab, Ramesh Chandra and Nafa Singh Effect of 120 MeV Ag9+ ion beam irradiation on the structure and photoluminescence of SrS:Ce nanostructures Physica B: Condensed Matter 2573-2576, 405 (2010).
  • Shiv P. Patel, A.K. Chawla, Ramesh Chandra, Jai Prakash, P.K. Kulriya, J.C. Pivin, D. Kanjilal and Lokendra Kumar Structural phase transformation in ZnS nanocrystalline thin films by swift heavy ion irradiation Solid State Communications 1158-1161, 150 (2010).
  • Ankush Vij, Ravi Kumar, Amit Kumar Chawla, S.P. Lochab, Ramesh Chandra and Nafa Singh Swift heavy ion induced synthesis and enhanced photoluminescence of SrS:Ce nanoparticles Optical Materials 58-62, 33 (2010).
  • Naresh Kumar, Richa Bhargava, Sanjeev Kumar, Amit Kumar Chawla, Ramesh Chandra and Murtaza Bohra In-plane magnetization with high coercivity in terbium iron garnet thin films deposited on Pt/Si substrate by PLD Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 1727-1730, 322 (2010).
  • Amit Kumar Chawla and Ramesh Chandra Synthesis and Characterization of Nanostructured Copper Journal of Nanoparticle Research 297-302, 11 (2009).
  • Amit Kumar Chawla, Sonal Singhal, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra Influence of nitrogen doping on the sputter deposited WO3 Films Thin Solid Films 1430-1433, 518 (2009).
  • D C Agarwal, R S Chauhan, D K Avasthi, I Sulania, D Kabiraj, P Thakur, K H Chae, A K Chawla, R Chandra, S B Ogale, G Pellegrini and P Mazzoldi VLS-like growth and characterizations of dense ZnO nanorods grown by e-beam process Journal of Physics D, Applied Physics 035310-1 --- 035310-6, 42 (2009).
  • Vipin Chawla, R. Jayaganthan, A. K. Chawla and Ramesh Chandra Microstructural Characterizations of Magnetron Sputtered Ti films on glass substrate Journal of Materials Processing Technology 3444-3451, 209 (2009).
  • R Singhal, D C Agarwal, Y K Mishra, S Mohapatra, D K Avasthi, A K Chawla, R Chandra and J. C. Pivin Swift Heavy ion induced modifications of optical and microstructural properties silver-fullerene C60 nanocomposite Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 1349-1352, 267 (2009).
  • Sonal Singhal, Amit Kumar Chawla, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra Effect of Laser Flux Density on ZnCdS Thin Films Thin Solid Films 1402-1406, 518 (2009).
  • Amit Kumar Chawla, Sonal Singhal, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra Effect of sputtering gas on structural and optical properties of nanocrystalline Tungsten oxide films Thin Solid Films 1042-1046, 517 (2008).
  • Vipin Chawla, R. Jayaganthan, A. K. Chawla and Ramesh Chandra Morphological study of Magnetron Sputtered Ti thin films on Silicon substrate Materials Chemistry and Physics 414-418, 111 (2008).
  • Seema Verma, Hrishikesh Joshi, Tushar Jagadale, Amit Kumar Chawla, Ramesh Chandra and Satishchandra Ogale Nearly monodispersed multifunctional NiCo2O4 spinel nanoparticles: Magnetism, infrared transparency and radiofrequency absorption Journal of Physical Chemistry C 15106-15112, 112 (2008).
  • R Singhal, D C Agarwal, S Mohapatra, Y K Mishra, D Kabiraj, F Singh, D K Avasthi, A K Chawla and R Chandra Synthesis and characterizations of silver-fullerene C70 nanocomposite Applied Physics Letters 103114-1 --- 103114-3, 93 (2008).
  • Amit Kumar Chawla, Davinder Kaur and Ramesh Chandra Structural and Optical properties of ZnO nanocrystalline films deposited by Sputtering Optical Materials 995-998, 29 (2007).
  • Preetam Singh, Amit Kumar Chawla, Davinder Kaur and Ramesh Chandra Effect of oxygen partial pressure on the structural and optical properties of sputter deposited ZnO nanocrystalline thin films Material Letters 2050-2053, 61 (2007)
  • R. Chandra, A. K. Chawla and P. Ayyub Optical and structural properties of sputter-deposited nanocrystalline Cu2O films: Effect of sputtering gas Journal of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology 1119-1123, 6 (2006).
  • R. Chandra, Davinder Kaur, Amit Kumar Chawla, N. Phinichka and Z.H. Barber Texture Development in Ti-Si-N Nanocomposite Thin Films Material Science and Engineering A 111-115, 423 (2006).
  • Ramesh Chandra, Amit Kumar Chawla, Davinder Kaur and P. Ayyub Structural, optical and electronic properties of nanocrystalline TiN films Nanotechnology 3053-3056, 16 (2005).

Conference Presentations:

  • Vishesh Saxena, B S Tewari, Archana Dhyani, and Amit K Chawla Study of the structural, optical and electrical properties of sol-gel derived Zn1-xMgxO nanopowders International Conference on Nano for Energy and Water (NEW) held at UPES, Dehradun (February 22-23, 2017)
  • Uttkarsh S Patel, Kartik H Patel, Kamlesh V Chauhan, Amit Kumar Chawla, and Sushant K Rawal Investigation of various properties for Zirconium oxide films synthesized by sputtering International Conference on Innovations in Automation and Mechatronics Engineering 2016 held at G H Patel College of Engineering & Technology, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat, 5-6 February 2016.
  • Pranav Y dave, Kartik H Patel, Kamlesh V Chauhan, Amit Kumar Chawla, and Sushant K Rawal Examination of Zinc Oxide films prepared by Magnetron sputtering International Conference on Innovations in Automation and Mechatronics Engineering 2016 held at G H Patel College of Engineering & Technology, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat, 5-6 February 2016.
  • Sandeep Nagar, Amit K Chawla Annealing effects on optical properties of Ag nano-crystalline thin film REDSET 2015 held at Gd Goenka University, New Delhi, 30-31 October 2015.
  • Amit Kumar Chawla and Sanjeev Kumar Study of optical and mechanical properties of nanophase materials National Conference on Biofuels and Bioenergy (NCBB) held at UPES, Dehradun (June 12-June 13, 2015)
  • Sanjeev Kumar and Amit Kumar Chawla Synthesis, Characterization and Magnetic properties of Monodisperse Ni, Zn- Ferrite Nanocrystals National Conference on Biofuels and Bioenergy (NCBB) held at UPES, Dehradun (June 12-June 13, 2015)
  • Amit Kumar Chawla and Sudesh Sharma Structural and Optical Properties of DC Sputtered Nanocrystalline Silver Films National Conference on Advances in Material Science for Energy Applications (AMSEA) held at UPES, Dehradun (January 9-January 10, 2014)
  • Amit Kumar Chawla, Sonal Singhal, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra Study of the physical properties of PLD grown cobalt doped nanocrystalline Zn0.9Cd0.1S thin films International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, (ICMCTF) held at San Diego, California, USA (May 02-May 06, 2011)
  • Sonal Singhal, Amit Kumar Chawla, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra Enhanced Photoluminescence from Zn0.55Cd0.45S:Mn/ZnS Core Shell Nanostructures International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, (ICMCTF) held at San Diego, California, USA (May 02-May 06, 2011)
  • Amit Kumar Chawla, Sonal Singhal, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra Structural and Photoluminescence properties of ZnCdS films deposited by Pulsed Laser Ablation International Workshop on Nanotechnology and Advance Functional Materials, held at National Chemical laboratory, Pune, India (July 09-July 11, 2009)
  • Sushant K Rawal, Amit Kumar Chawla, Vipin Chawla, R. Jayaganthan and Ramesh Chandra Structural Characterization of Titanium Oxynitride films prepared by Magnetron Sputtering in different gas mixture International Workshop on Nanotechnology and Advance Functional Materials, held at National Chemical laboratory, Pune, India (July 09-July 11, 2009)
  • Mukesh Kumar, Amit K. Chawla, Vipin Chawla, Y. K. Gautam, R. Walia, S. K Rawal and Ramesh Chandra Synthesis and Characterization of Silicon Carbide (SiC) thin films International Workshop on Nanotechnology and Advance Functional Materials, held at National Chemical laboratory, Pune, India (July 09-July 11, 2009)
  • Y. K. Gautam, Amit K. Chawla, Vipin Chawla, Mukesh Kumar, R. Walia, R. D. Agarwal and Ramesh Chandra Effect of deposition parameters on morphological and optical properties of pure Magnesium thin films International Workshop on Nanotechnology and Advance Functional Materials, held at National Chemical laboratory, Pune, India (July 09-July 11, 2009)
  • Sonal Singhal, Amit Kumar Chawla, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra. Effect of laser fluence on ZnCdS thin films International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, (ICMCTF) held at San Diego, California, USA (April 27-May 01, 2009)
  • Amit Kumar Chawla, Sonal Singhal, Hari Om Gupta and Ramesh Chandra Influence of sputtering gas on the properties of Reactively Sputtered Tungsten Oxide films International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, (ICMCTF) held at San Diego, California, USA (April 27-May 01, 2009)
  • R. Singhal, D. C. Agrawal, A. K. Chawla, Y. K. Mishra, D. Kabiraj, J. C. Pivin, R. Chandra and D. K. Avasthi Tunable surface plasmons of silver-fullerene (C70) nanocomposites under swift heavy ion irradiation 16th International Conference on ion beam modification of materials (IBMM 2008) held at Dresden, Germany (August 31- September 2008).
  • Amit Kumar Chawla, Preetam Singh, Ashvani Kumar, Davinder Kaur and Ramesh Chandra Synthesis of Nanocrystalline zinc oxide films by ultrasonic spray pyrolysis 8th International Conf. on Nanostructured Materials, IISc. Bangalore, India (August 20-25, 2006)
  • Amit Kumar Chawla and Ramesh Chandra Effect of sputtering gas on structural and optical properties of nc- Tungsten oxide films International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, San Diego, California, USA (April 28-May 02, 2008)
  • A. Kumar, P. Singh, A.K. Chawla, R. Chandra and D. Kaur Magnetron Sputtered Graded Nanostructured TiNi Shape Memory Thin Films. International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films (ICMCTF) held at San Diego, California (USA) during April 23-27, 2007.
  • Davinder Kaur, A.K Chawla and Ramesh Chandra Low temperature Synthesis of ZnO thin films International Conference on Advances in Optical materials held at Tucson, Arizona, USA, (October 12-15, 2005)
  • Amit Kumar Chawla, Preetam Singh, Davinder Kaur and Ramesh Chandra Low cost synthesis of ZnO thin films National Conference on Advanced Characterization Techniques on Nanomaterials (ACTON) held at Institute Instrumentation Centre, IIT Roorkee, India (August 24 -26, 2005).

Ph.D.’s guided:

  • Dr. Vyomesh R. Buch (Awarded in 2019)
  • Dr. Ravi Kumar Patel (Awarded in 2020)

Professional Memberships/Fellowship:

  • Indian Physics Association – Life Member (IPA)

Honours and Achievements:

  • Granted a research project titled “To study magnetic coupling in multilayers induced by hydrogen absorption” from DST Fast track scheme for Young Scientist in May 2011.
  • National Level Exam, CSIR-NET (LS), (New Delhi, INDIA) in June 2003.
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) in March 2003.
  • Received SRF-Ext Award from CSIR, NEW DELHI in January 2008.
  • Received RA Award from CSIR, NEW DELHI in March 2009.

Personal interests: Cricket