Dr Anant Naik, CEO GAETEC
Presently, the Chief Executive Officer of GAETEC, India and is looking after production of GaAs based L-band to Ka-band MMIC and RF products and development of GaN based high power HEMT and MMIC technology for Ku band application.
Dr Siddhartha Panda, IIT K
Currently a Professor of Chemical Engineering, the Golden Jubilee Chair on Entrepreneurship and Innovation, a participating faculty in the Materials Science Programme, and the Coordinator of the NCFlex, at IIT Kanpur. His research focuses on chemical sensors for healthcare applications and the accompanying transport, reactions, transductions and materials processing, utilizing silicon and flexible printable platforms.
Dr Arindam Ghosh, IISc Bangalore
Dr Ghosh obtained PhD from the same Institute in 2000, following which became a postdoctoral fellow at the Cavendish Laboratory in the University of Cambridge, UK. As member of faculty at IISc since 2005, his work involves the fundamental physics and applications of nanoscale electronic devices, especially those based on exotic and new materials, such as graphene.
Dr Krishanu Ray, TIFR
Molecular cell biology of tissue differentiation is the long-term interest. The main technical expertise of my laboratory is Molecular Genetics and Microscopy (both optical and electron microscopy). The laboratory at TIFR was established in 1998 to investigate the molecular cell biology of motor proteins and study their impact on the organismal development and behavior.
Prof. C. Subramaniam, IIT Bombay
Prof. Subramania’s Current interest relates to the understanding of the structure-property relations of nano-form of carbon allotropes - Carbon nanotubes (CNTs), graphene and related doped nanocarbons such as nitrogen and boron-doped CNTs and graphene. For this, I try to combine and correlate electrochemistry with other forms of spectroscopy and spectrometry. He is currently Associate Professor at IIT Bombay.
Dr. Abhay A. Sagade, SRM Inst.
Dr Sagade has a Ph.D. (Physics) from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University. He has 45 peer-reviewed publications, 1 granted US patent and 2 US patents applications.
Prof. Saurabh Lodha, IITB
Joined IIT Bombay in July 2010 where he is currently Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, PI of the nanofabrication facility and co-PI of IIT Bombay’s Research Park. He has been awarded the Swarnajayanti fellowship by DST and young investigator and best research paper awards by IIT Bombay. His research interests span the areas of advanced CMOS, 2D van der Waals devices and Si photovoltaics.
Dr Sanjeev Kumar, University College London
Prof. Kumar’s current area of research is quantum transport in one-dimensional quantum wire using high mobility GaAs/AlGaAs heterostructure. Research interests include Wigner crystallization, electron-electron interactions, spin modulation and detection, THz detectors, quantum entanglement of electrons, spin-orbit interaction, etc. He is a senior member of IEEE and member of IoP, UK and is synergistically involved in promoting open-access publication.
Prof. Jayesh Bellare, IIT Bombay
Dr. Jayesh Bellare is “Institute Chair Professor” of Chemical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. He is a renowned expert in nanostructured materials for healthcare, biomedical devices, and electron microscopy. His research includes 3D scaffolds, regenerative medicine, hollowfiber-membranes, stem-cell expansion, and nanomedicines across multiple systems of medicines.
Professor Richard P Haley, Lancaster University, UK
Richard Haley is a Professor of Low Temperature Physics at Lancaster University and Head of the Ultra-Low Temperature Group. He is also the inaugural Director of IsoLab, a state-of-the-art facility for study quantum systems in isolated environments where vibration, noise and electromagnetic disturbance have been drastically reduced. In the ULT workshop and laboratory record-breaking microkelvin refrigerators are designed and constructed, building on the expertise, infrastructure and technical capabilities developed and refined over many years. Richard’s research portfolio runs from blue-skies work in superfluid helium-3 at temperatures close to absolute zero through to the technology transfer and knowledge exchange of refrigeration, instrumentation and ultra-sensitive measurement techniques to partners internal and external to Lancaster, both academic and industrial. Recent research highlights include: the discovery of super-critical superfluid condensate flow; setting a new record for electron temperatures in nano-fabricated on-chip devices; and working with Oxford Instruments on the feasibility of using the cryofree ultra-low temperature environment for quantum-enhanced sensors.
Prof. Anil Kottantharayil, IITB
Since 2006, he has been with the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay, where he is currently a Professor. His research interests are in the areas of novel MOS devices, memory technologies, graphene based devices, and silicon-based solar cells.
Dr Sushobhan Avasthi, IISc Bangalore
Sushobhan's current research interests are thin-film photovoltaics, heterojunction solar cells, and metal-oxide electronics. He has authored over 30 research papers and holds a Taiwanese patent (US and European patent applications pending).
Dr Vijayaraghavan, TIFR, Mumbai
Completed his Bachelors degree in Physics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University in 1999. He spent two more years at the University of Cambridge before starting a PhD at Yale University in 2001. After his postdoctoral work at University of California, Berkeley, Vijay returned to India and joined TIFR to start a new laboratory. He currently heads the Quantum Measurement and Control Laboratory at TIFR where he leads a research team working on superconducting quantum circuits.
Dr. Mandar Deshmukh, TIFR Mumbai
Mandar is a professor at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in the Department of Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science where his research focuses on various aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Before coming to TIFR he was a postdoctoral researcher at Harvard University. Prior to that he got his PhD in Physics from Cornell University.
Dr Dipankar Saha, IITB
BE from Jadavpur University, M. Tech from IIT Bombay and Ph.D from University of Michigan. Worked at IBM and Intel briefly before joining IITB as as Assistant Professor in 2009. Currently an Associate Professor and working on III-V devices.
Dr Shobhna Kapoor, IIT Bombay
Dr Kapoor has a PhD from Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany. SHe currently works in the Department of Chemistry, IIT Bombay. Her recent awards include the DBT Ramaligaswami re-entry Fellowship, 2017 DST Inspire Faculty Award and 2016 IIT Bombay Young Faculty Award, India.
Dr Kantimay Das Gupta, IIT Bombay
KDG works on low temperature transport in mesocopic and Quantum Hall devices, lithographic fabrication techniques and various types of small scale instrumentation for research laboratories. He did his PhD from Indian Institute of Science (Bangalore) where he worked on superconductor-insulator transitions in disordered thin films.
Prof. Sushil Mishra, IIT Bombay
Prof. Sushil Mishra is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Bombay. Prior to joining this position, he worked as Senior Manager in Aditya Birla Science and Technology Center, Mumbai and as senior researcher at General Motors Global R&D, Bangalore. He obtained his doctorate from IIT Bombay in 2008 and M. Tech. from IIT Madras in 2002. He has more than four years of post doctorate research experience in corporate R&D. The focus of his research is multiscale physics based formability studies of metallic alloys.