Science Series: Wonderful World of Materials Science

UPES, in association with Institute of Physics (IOP), UK, Indian Physics Association (IPA) and Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT) is organizing online lectures titled ‘Science Series’ by eminent scientists from India and abroad, especially for school students and school teachers. The third session on Wonderful World of Materials Science, features Prof. Samit K Ray. Having served as Director, S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata, in the past, Prof. Ray's research interests lie in the area of semiconductor nanostructures, quantum dots, photovoltaics and energy harvesting devices. He is a fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India; Indian National Academy of Engineering; and West Bengal Academy of Science & Technology. He has published more than 350 research papers in peer reviewed journals, six book chapters and co-authored a book on 'Strained Silicon Heterostructures: Materials and Devices' published by IEE, UK.