Prof. Abir De Sarkar

Professor & Dean

Institute of Nano Science and Technology




Academic Qualifications:
• Ph.D. in Physics (Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics Division, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP), Kolkata, India) (2000-2004) on fellowship provided by the Institute
(Scored 97.84 percentile (All India Rank 34) in GATE-2000, Qualified CSIR-NET in 2000)
• 1999-2000: Post M.Sc. in Physics (Course work prior to Ph.D.), SINP, Kolkata, India
• M.Sc. in Physics (Calcutta University, India) (1997-1999) (First Class First: Rank 1).
[Recipient of ``President of India, medal for the year 2000'' for having topped all the postgraduate disciplines in the Calcutta University, Kolkata, India.]

• B.Sc. (Hons) in Physics (First class) (1994-1997) St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata; affiliated to Calcutta University, India.


Area of Interests

Research expertise & interests:
Graphene and other 2D materials, 2D electronic devices, Chalcogenides, dichalcogenides, Dielectrics, ferroelectrics, Electronic materials for energy including electrochemical and photo-catalytic applications, Interfaces, Materials modeling, Oxide semiconductor materials and/or oxide semiconductor electronic devices
Computational Nanoscience: Nanomaterials for energy and sustainability, Piezoelectricity, carrier mobility, Nanopiezotronics, Photocatalysis, artificial photosynthesis, thermoelectricity, Surface Science, Catalysis and Molecular Electronics