Education

  • 2014 - Ph.D. Inorganic and Materials Chemistry, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India
  • 2008 - M.Sc. Chemical sciences ( Inorganic Chemistry), Department of Chemistry, Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi, India.
  • 2006 - B.Sc. ( Maths, Physics Chemistry), Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada INDIA.

Professional Experience

  • 2014 - ICMS Postdoctoral Fellow, International center for Material Science (ICMS), Bangalore, Supervisor: Prof. CNR Rao
  • 2014 - ICN2 Postdoctoral Fellow, ICN2, Barcelona, Spain, Supervisor: Prof. Daniel Maspoch
  • 2015-2016 - Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow, Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum (RUB), Germany, Super Visor: Prof. Roland A Fischer
  • 2017-2019 - Senior Researcher Technical University Munich (TUM), Munich, Germany & Regional Centre of Advanced Technologies and Materials, Palacky University Olomouc (UPOL), Czech Republic
  • 2019 - Assistant Professor Department of Chemistry Indian Institute of Technology Jammu, J&K, INDIA.
  • 2020 - Head of the Department, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Jammu, J&K, INDIA.

Awards and Recognition

  • 2019 - Guest Editor MSET- Special issue on "Nanowires for Energy Technologies"
  • 2019 - Member of Materials Research Society, USA
  • 2015 - Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) postdoctoral Fellowship, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
  • 2014 - ICN2 postdoctoral fellowship, Barcelona, Spain
  • 2014 - International Centre for material science Postdoctoral fellowship
  • 2011 - Senior Research Fellowship, University Grant Commission (UGC), India.
  • 2009 - Junior Research Fellowship, University Grant Commission (UGC), India.
  • 2003 - Intermediate MPC topper in Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada.
  • 2001 - School Topper in 10 th Class, Vijayawada. Cash Prize from Municipal Corporation of Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh.