Members

PRINCIPLE INVISTIGATOR


Prof. Navakanta Bhat

Prof. Navakanta Bhat

Professor & Chairperson
Centre for Nanoscience and Engineering
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore - 560 012

Tel : +91-80-2293-3312
Tel/Fax : +91-80-2360-6475
navakant(at)iisc.ac.in

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF


Shruthi

Shruthi

Administrative Assistant
SF-09, CeNSE
+91 80 22933325 shruthir(at)iisc.ac.in

POST DOCTORAL FELLOWS


Chandra Shekhar Prajapati

Chandra Shekhar Prajapati

Post Doctoral Fellow
SF-09, CeNSE
shekhar(at)cense.iisc.ernet.in

Research Area:
Metal-oxide based chemical gas sensors for monitoring air pollution

External Links:
Google Scholar

Education:

  • Ph.D. Physics, 2013, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, India.
  • M.Sc. Physics, 2009, C. S. J. M. University Kanpur, India.
  • B.Sc., 2007, C. S. J. M. University Kanpur, India.

Experience:

  • Project Associate, March 2013 – December 2013.

Srinidhi Raghavan

Srinidhi Raghavan

Post Doctoral Fellow with Prof. S.A. Shivashankar.
TF-28, CeNSE
srinidhikm(at)gmail.com

Research Area:
Nanomaterial synthesis, Thin Films, Gas sensors, Device fabrication

Education:

  • PhD, Nano material synthesis and sensor applications – MRC, IISc.
  • Supervisor (2010 - 2014), Prof. S.A.Shivashankar.
  • M.Phil, Asymmetric synthesis and polymer production, CLRI and IIT Madras.
  • M.Sc., Organic Chemistry, St. Joseph’s college, Triuchirapalli, Tamilnadu.

Experience:

  • Project Assistant (2009 - 2010), MRC, IISc, Carbonaceous metal oxide synthesis for super capacitors, With Prof. S.A.Shivashanakar and Prof.S.Sampath.
  • Project Assistant (2008 - 2009), IISc Bangalore, Department of Organic Chemistry with Prof.N.Jayaraman, Dendrimer Synthesis for scavengers.
  • Project associate (2006 - 2007), IIT Madras, Department of organic chemistry with Prof.G.Sundararajan, Asymmetric Synthesis.
  • M.Sc. Project, Project Trainee (2004 - 2005) in CLRI, Chennai, With Dr.Sridharan, Oligomer synthesis.

Ravindra Kumar Jha

Ravindra Kumar Jha

Post Doctoral Fellow
SF-25, CeNSE
ravindrajha(at)iisc.ac.in

Research Area:
Two Dimensional Metal Dichalcogenides based
Gas Sensors

Education:

  • PhD Nanoscience and Technology, 2017, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India.

Experience:

  • Trainee, Metals & Alloys Group/Division of Engg. Materials (2013 - 2014), National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi.

PhD STUDENTS


Education:

  • B.Tech. Electronics and Communication Engineering, SRM University, Chennai with exchange program at University of California, Davis, US. (2009).

Experience:

  • Facility Technologist, Jan. 2010 – June 2011, Micro and Nano Characterization Facility (MNCF), Centre for Nano Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  • Project Assistant, Aug. 2009 – Jan. 2010, Experimental Condensed Matter Physics Group, Institute of Physics, Dept. of Atomic Energy, Bhubaneswar.
  • Undergraduate Researcher, Jan. 2009 – April 2009, Vacuum Microelectronics Lab, University of California, Davis, US.
  • Volunteer Researcher, Sept. 2008 – Jan. 2009, Northern California Nanotechnology Center (NCNC), University of California, Davis, US.

Rashmi Rao B

Rashmi Rao B

PhD (NA, 2011) with Prof. Sujit K. Sikdar (MBU)
SF-08, CeNSE
rashmie.raoh(at)gmail.com

Research Area:
Electrodes, Transistors and Interconnects for Neural Interface

Education:

  • B.E. (Biotechnology), M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, 2011.

Nivedita Basu

Nivedita Basu

PhD (NE, 2012)
SF-09, CeNSE
simplymenivs(at)gmail.com

Research Area:
FET based Biosensors

Education:

  • M.Sc., 2011, University of Calcutta, Calcutta, West Bengal, India.
  • B.Sc. (Physics), 2009, University of Calcutta, Calcutta, West Bengal, India.

Experience:

  • Research Assistant at IISc, Bangalore (Feb 2012 – Aug 2012).
  • Junior Research Fellow at IIT Bombay (Aug 2011 – Jan 2012).

Neelima Sangeneni

Neelima Sangeneni

PhD (NE, 2013)
FF-09, CeNSE
neelima.arun(at)gmail.com

Research Area:
Microwave synthesis of ferrites for RF CMOS applications

Education:

  • MS. Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle.
  • BE. Computer Science, M.S.Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore.

Experience:

  • Senior Software Engineer, Nov 2008 – Oct 2010, cBio, Sunnyvale, CA.
  • Senior Software Engineer, Feb 2006 – June 2008, First American Loanperformance, San Francisco, CA.
  • Software Engineer, Aug 2002 – Aug 2003, Honeywell, Bangalore.

Rohith Soman

Rohith Soman

PhD (NE, 2013) with Prof. S Raghavan (CeNSE)
SF-11, CeNSE
rohith(at)ece.iisc.ernet.in

Research Area:
GaN HEMT for high power-high frequency applications

Education:

  • M.Tech. Microelectronics Systems, IISc Bangalore.
  • B.Tech. Electronics and Communication Engineering, 2010, National Institute of Technology, Calicut, India.

Samatha Benedict

Samatha Benedict

PhD (NE, 2013)
FF-09, CeNSE
samatha.benedict(at)gmail.com

Research Area:
Nanostructured Metal Oxide Gas Sensors

Education:

  • M.E. Microelectronics, BITS Pilani, Hyderabad.
  • B.E. Electronics and Communication, R V College of Engineering, Bangalore

Experience:

  • Project Assistant, August 2012 - June 2013, CeNSE, IISc

Shubhadeep Bhattacharjee

Education:

  • B.E. (Hons.) Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE), Birla Institute of Science and Technology (BITS), Pilani, Goa. (Aug’07 - July’11).

Experience:

  • Sr. Hardware Design Engineer (Nov 2011 - July 2014), ST Microelectronics/Ericson.

Neha Sakhuja

Neha Sakhuja

PhD (2015)
Gas Sensors Lab, CeNSE
nehas(at)iisc.ac.in

Research Area:
Breath based Gas Sensors for disease diagnostics

Education:

  • Masters (M.tech) in Microelectronics (2012 - 2014), IIIT Allahabad
  • Bachelors in ECE (2008 - 2012), Graphic Era University, Dehradun

Experience:

  • Lecturer (2014 - 2015), Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge and Technologies(AP IIIT), R.K. Valley(A.P.).

Pallavi Dasgupta

Pallavi Dasgupta

PhD (NE, 2015)
FF-16, CeNSE
pallavidasgupta123(at)gmail.com

Research Area:
Electrochemical Biosensors

Education:

  • B.Tech, Chemical Engineering, (2013), Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India.

Experience:

  • Chemical Engineer, (Jul 2013 – Jun 2015), Technical Services Department, Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd. (GSFC), Vadodara, Gujarat, India.

Ravi Kesh Mishra

Ravi Kesh Mishra

PhD (2016) with Prof. Srinivasan Raghavan
FF12, CeNSE
ravim(at)iisc.ac.in

Research Area:
Semiconductor technology, Metal-Semiconductor contacts, 2D materials

External Links:
Google Scholar

Education:

  • M.Tech Microelectronics, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB) – 2014
  • B.E ECE, Manipal Institute of Technology (Manipal, Karnataka) - 2011

Experience:

  • Process Integration Engineer, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (TSMC) (Aug 2014- Feb 2016)

Sooraj Sanjay

Sooraj Sanjay

PhD (NE, 2018)
FF12, CeNSE
soorajsanjay(at)iisc.ac.in

Research Area:
Nano-transistors using 2D materials.

Education:

  • B.Tech Electronics and communication Engineering (2012 - 2016), National Institute of Technology, Calicut, India.

Experience:

  • Engineer - DFT (July 2016 - Dec 2017), Qualcomm India Pvt Ltd, Bangalore.

M.Tech Students


Krutikesh Sahoo

Krutikesh Sahoo

M.Tech (2016) with Prof. Prosenjit Sen
CeNSE
krutikesh(at)iisc.ac.in

Research Area:
Nano-electro-mechanical Systems (NEMS)

Education:

  • Bachelor of Technology in Instrumentation and Electronics Engineering, College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, (2011 - 2015).

Adarsh G Datta

Adarsh G Datta

M.Tech (2017)

CeNSE
adarshdatta(at)iisc.ac.in

Research Area:
FETs using 2D materials

Education:

  • B.E. in Electronics and Communication engineering, 2013, SJCE, Mysuru

Experience:

  • Design Engineer - Hardware (2013 - 2016), Sankalp Semiconductor Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru.

Undergraduates


Pranandita Biswas

Pranandita Biswas

Integrated M.Sc. Physics (2018)
with V. Venkataraman
Dept. of Physics
prananditab(at)iisc.ac.in

Research Area:
Optoelectronics of MoS2, 2D heterojunction bipolar transistors

Project Staff


Alison Erlene Viegas

Alison Erlene Viegas

Project Assistant (2013) with Prof. S. Raghavan
Gas Sensors Lab, CeNSE
alisonviegas(at)iisc.ac.in

Research Area:
Gas Sensors, Capacitors

Education:

  • M.Tech (VLSI Design), 2017, National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, Karnataka.
  • B.Tech (Electronics & Communication), 2013, St. Joseph Engineering College, Mangalore, Karnatka.

Experience:

  • Facility Technologist (2017 - present) CeNSE, IISc.
  • Project Assistant (2013 - 2017) CeNSE, IISc.

Jostin Vinroy Dcosta

Jostin Vinroy Dcosta

Process Integration Engineer (2017)

SYSEF, FF15, CeNSE
jostindcosta(at)iisc.ac.in

Research Area:
Semiconductor Metal Oxide Gas Sensors

Education:

  • M.Sc. Chemistry (2015 - 2017), St. Aloysius College, Mangalore, Karnataka.

Experience:

  • Research Fellow, Indian Academy Of Sciences, Indian Institute Of Technology Guwahati, Assam India.

Collaborators:


  • Prof. Siva Umapathy, Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry and Department of Instrumentation and Applied Physics, IISc.
  • Prof. Srinivasan Raghavan, CeNSE, IISc.
  • Prof. Sujit K. Sikdar, Molecular Biophysics Unit, IISc.
  • Prof. S. A. Shivashankar, CeNSE, IISc.
  • Prof. Prosenjit Sen, CeNSE, IISc.
  • Prof. V. Venkataraman, Department of Physics, IISc.