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Welcome to Surface and Interface Science - Nanomaterials and Energy Research group

Surface-Interface, Nanomaterials and Energy Research Lab

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Dr. Sudeshna Chattopadhyay

Associate Professor

Department of Physics

Department of Metallurgy Engineering and Materials Science (MEMS)

Department of Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering (BSBE)

Indian Institute of Technology Indore

Emailsudeshna[at]iiti.ac.in, 

chattopadhyay.sudeshna[at]gmail.com

Education

  • Ph. D.: Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, India.

  • M. Sc. (Physics): University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India.

  • B. Sc. (Physics): University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India.

Work Experience

  • Associate Professor, IIT Indore (till to date); Joined as Assistant Professor, IIT Indore, June 2012.

  • Visiting Professor, New Mexico State University, USA (2015).

  • Affiliated Assistant Professor of Physics in Department of Physics, New Mexico State University (NMSU), USA (Sept 2015 ‐date).

  • Visiting Professor, RWTH Aachen University, Germany (2013).

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for Electrical Energy Storage, Energy Frontier Research Centers, USA (2010 ‐2012).

  • Research Associate, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, USA (2010 ‐2012).

  • Guest Researcher, Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division, Argonne National Laboratory, USA (2010 ‐2012).

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Physics, Northwestern University, USA, (2008‐2010).

Achievements

 

Awards/Fellowships/Recognition

 

  • Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) Award
     

  • Affiliated Assistant Professor, New Mexico State University (NMSU), USA
     

  • Research Associateship and Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from Northwestern University, USA.
     

  • Joint CSIR-UGC (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research & University Grants Commission, India) Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) award in subject PHYSICAL SCIENCES and eligibility for Lectureship - National Eligibility Test (NET).
     

  • Research Fellowship, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, India
     

  • National Scholar, West Bengal Board of Secondary Education, India

Research Highlights

  • Surface and interface Science

  • Soft matter and Nanomaterials

  • Organic / Inorganic Hybrid materials 

  • Energy conversion and storage research

  • Battery materials

  • Nanotechnology in Biomedical Applications and environmental remediation 

  • Techniques- X-ray scattering (XRD, XRR, GISAXS, GID), Spectroscopy (vuv, uv-vis, IR, PL, Raman, EELS, XPS, NEXAFS, SIMS), Atomic force microscopy, Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD), Magnetron sputtering, spin coating, electrochemistry.

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