School of Engineering Sciences and Technology (SEST) 

University of Hyderabad (UoH)

Prof. C. R. Rao Road, CUC, Gachibowli,

Hyderabad, Telangana 500046, India

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Dibakar Das, PhD, FIIC
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School of Engineering Sciences and Technology (SEST)
University of Hyderabad
Gachi Bowli, Hyderabad-500046, Telangana
India.

Phone: +91-40- 23134454(O)
           
Email: ddse@uohyd.ernet.in  
          dibakar1871@gmail.com

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Functional Ceramics – piezoelectric and magnetic ceramics

  • Magnetic Materials Synthesis and Characterization

  • Thin Films Growth and Characterizations

  • Nanoparticles Synthesis, Surface modifications and Applications

  • Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP)

 

TEACHING INTERESTS

 

  • Advanced Ceramics

  • Powder Metallurgy

  • Magnetic Materials

  • Electronic Properties of Materials

 

EDUCATION

 

  • PhD, Materials Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT - Bombay), Mumbai, India, 2004.

  • B. Tech, Chemical Technology (Ceramic Engineering), University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India, 1996.

  • B. Sc., Chemistry, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India, 1993.

 

EMPLOYMENT
 

  1. Professor - SEST, University of Hyderabad, INDIA (Nov, 2016- current)

  2. Associate Professor - SEST, University of Hyderabad, INDIA (Nov, 2013 – Nov, 2016)

  3. Reader - SEST, University of Hyderabad, INDIA (Nov, 2010 – Oct, 2013)

  4. Assistant Professor- SEST, University of Hyderabad, INDIA (Sept, 2009 – Oct, 2010)

  5. Senior Scientist- Sinmat Inc., Gainesville, FL, USA (Dec, 2007 – June, 2009)

  6. Post Doctoral Research Assistant- University of Cincinnati, OH, USA (May, 2004 – Nov, 2007)

  7. Research Assistant- Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, INDIA (July, 1999 – Apr, 2004)

  8. Exchange Visitor- University of Colorado at Boulder, CO, USA (Aug, 2001 – Aug, 2002)

  9. Affiliate Team Leader- NIST Boulder, CO, USA (Feb, 1997 – June, 1999)

  10. Graduate Engineer Trainee- Sun Ceramics, Maharashtra, INDIA (Jul, 1996 – Jan, 1997)

 

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

 

  1. Awarded elected fellow of Telanagana Academy of Sciences (2017) 

  2. Fellow, Indian Institute of Ceramics, 2012-

  3. 2009 Frost & Sullivan North American Excellence in Research of the Year Award in the field of advanced semiconductor surface modification

  4. 2008 R&D 100 Award Winner for invention on CMP "Slurry for Polishing Wide Band Gap Semiconductors" - The work was selected by an independent panel of judges and editors of R&D Magazine as one of the 100 most technologically significant products introduced into the marketplace over the past year.

  5. University Grant Commission Scholarship from Govt. of India, 1993 – 1996

  6. Gold Medal in chemistry Honors from RKM Vidyamandira, Calcutta University, India, 1994

  7. National Scholarship from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, 1988 - 1990

 

REVIEWER/TECHNICAL EDITOR OF SCHOLARLY JOURNALS

 

  1. Journal of Applied Physics

  2. IEEE Transaction on Magnetics

  3. Journal of American Ceramics Society

  4. Materials Science and Engineering B

  5. Journal of Alloys and Compounds

  6. Journal of Applied Science

  7. Asian Journal of Materials Science

  8. Current Research in Chemistry

  9. International Journal of Chemical Technology

  10. Research Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS

 

  1. Editorial board member: Journal of Materials Science & Surface Engineering

  2. Executive member, Materials Research Society Hyderabad Chapter

  3. Life Member, Indian Institute of Ceramics (IIC), 2013 -

  4. Life Member, Indian Ceramic Society (ICS), 2011 –

  5. Life Member, Powder Metallurgy Association of India (PMAI), 2011 -

  6. Life Member, Materials Research Society of India (MRSI), 2010 -

  7. Life Member, Magnetics Society of India (MSI), 2010 -

  8. Life Member, Indian Association for Productivity, Quality and Reliability (IAPQR), 2009 -

  9. Materials Research Society, 2006 - 2009

  10. American Ceramic Society, 2006 - 2007

  11. The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, 2006 – 2007

 

INVITED SEMINARS/PRESENTATIONS/SESSION CHAIRING

 

  1. Invited lecture on “Nano Science and Technology for Engineering and Biological Applications”, delivered (23/12/16) in National Workshop on “Sprouting Affinities in Nano Materials for Engineering and Medical Applications (SANEMA 2016)”, GVP college of Engineering, Visakhapatnam, 22-24th December, 2016

  2. Invited lecture on “Science and Technology of Nanomaterials – Fundamentals to Applications”, delivered at Maris Stella College, Vijayawada, 23rd November, 2016

  3. Keynote lecture on “Microwave Sintering – an approach to ultrafast sintering of materials”, delivered (13/11/16) in the mini symposium on “Ultrafast Sintering” of the 70th Annual Technical Meeting (ATM) of Indian Institute of Metals (IIM), IIT Kanpur, 11-14th November, 2016

  4. Invited lecture on “Chemical Mechanical Planarization of Single Crystal Silicon Carbide (SiC) Bulk Substrate”, delivered at Defense Metallurgical Research Laboratory Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 24th October, 2016

  5. Extension lecture on “Nano Science and Technology – an Introductory Overview”, delivered in the Platinum Jubilee celebration of RKM Vidyamandira, Belur Math, West Bengal, 11th September, 2016

  6. Invited lecture on “Alternate Processes of High Temperature Sintering Pertaining to W and WHAs”, delivered in the IDST discussion meet on “Sintering of tungsten and tungsten heavy alloys” at Defense Metallurgical Research Laboratory Hyderabad, Hyderabad, September 1, 2016

  7. Invited lecture on “Nano Science and Technology – endless opportunities to chemist”, delivered in refresher course on “Challenges and Opportunities in Chemistry and Pharmacy – Current Scenario”, at Jawaharlal Technological University Hyderabad, Hyderabad, August 20, 2016 

  8. Invited lecture on “Planarization of Nitride and Carbide Surfaces for Power Electronics Applications”, delivered in the IDST workshop on Trends in Ceramics and Composites Applications in Defence at Defense Metallurgical Research Laboratory Hyderabad, Hyderabad, on April 14, 2016

  9. Invited lecture on “A Novel Technology towards Nanostructuring of the Surfaces”, delivered in the short term course on Synthesis and Characterization of Nanomaterials at Jawaharlal Technological University Hyderabad, Hyderabad, on March 18, 2016

  10. Invited lecture on “Effect of slurry stability towards nanostructuring of nitride surfaces by chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) process”, delivered in Aligarh Nano – V and STEMCON-16 conference, Aligarh Muslim University, during March 12-15, 2016

  11. Invited lecture on “Influences of surfactant and electrolyte on chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) of polar, semi-polar, and non-polar nitride surfaces”, delivered in 18th International Workshop on Physics of Semiconductor Devices (IWPSD – 2015), IISC Bangalore, during December 7-10, 2015

  12. Invited lecture on “Preparation of Epi-ready GaN and SiC surfaces for power devices application”, delivered in 1st International Conference on Advanced Materials for Power Engineering (ICAMPE 2015), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, during December 11-13, 2015

  13. Invited lecture on “Functional Ceramics and their Characterization”, delivered in refresher course in Experimental Physics, Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, November 16th, 2015

  14. Invited lecture on “Nano Science and Technology – its impact on your future”, delivered on GVP College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam, October 30th, 2015

  15. Invited lecture on “Development of Advanced Magnetostrictive Materials for Magneto-mechanical Stress Sensor Applications”, delivered in National Workshop on Indian Innovations in materials Research 2015 (IIMR-15), Central Glass and Ceramics Research Institute (CGCRI), Kolkata, during 25-27 June, 2015

  16. Invited lecture on “Surface Modification of III- Nitride Epi-layers by Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP)”, delivered in Energy Materials Nanotechnology (EMN) Cancun meeting, Cancun, Mexico, during 8-11 June, 2015

  17. Invited talk on “Potential of Cobalt Ferrite for Magnetoelastic Stress Sensor Applications”, delivered in Research Scholars’ Confluence, ReSCon 2015, at IIT Bombay, during March 20th -21st , 2015

  18. Invited lecture on “Development of Epi-ready Nitride and Carbide Surfaces using Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) Technology”, delivered in 2nd National Workshop on III-Nitride Materials and Devices at Solid State Physics Laboratory (SSPL), Delhi, during 9-10 February, 2015

  19. Chaired Technical Session II (16:15-17:45), Venue: Civil Seminar Hall, Programme of Symposium: Functional Materials, International Conference on Advanced Materials and Energy Technology (ICAMET 2014) at Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur, West Bengal, India, 17 – 19 December, 2014

  20. Invited lecture on “Lead free Piezoelectric Ceramics”, delivered at College of Ceramic Technology (CCT), Beleghata, Kolkata, West Bengal, India, 19th December, 2014

  21. Keynote lecture on “Magnetic and Magnetoelastic properties of Cobalt Ferrite for Stress Sensor Application: Effect of Composition and Microstructure”, presented at International Conference on Advanced Materials and Energy Technology (ICAMET 2014) at Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur, West Bengal, India, 17 – 19 December, 2014

  22. Invited talk on “Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) of Carbide and Nitride comprising surfaces”, presented at Solid State Physics Laboratory (SSPL), Delhi, 2nd December, 2014

  23. Invited talk on “Functional Ceramics and their Characterizations”, presented at the “Refresher Course in Experimental Physics”, held at the Academic Stuff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 24th November, 2014

  24. Invited talk on “Investigation of the magnetic and magnetoelastic properties of cobalt ferrite for stress sensor applications”, presented at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, 18th October, 2014

  25. Invited talk on “A novel nanotechnology towards nanostructured surfaces – Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP)”, presented at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, 18th October, 2014

  26. Invited talk on “Cobalt Ferrite – a promising material for automobile torque sensor application” in national seminar on “Application of Science for Engineers”, held at J. B. Institute of Engineering and Technology (JBIET), Hyderabad, 2nd August, 2014

  27. Invited talk on “Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) – a novel nanotechnology to produce nanostructured surfaces” in “Aligarh Nano IV International 2014” conference, held at Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh during March 8th – 10th 2014.

  28. Chaired a session (Pre-lunch on 29/10/13) in awareness workshop of UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, during 28-30 October, 2013

  29. Chaired a session (ES5) in Engineering Sciences (ES) in Andhra Pradesh Science Congress, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, during November 14-16, 2013 

  30. Invited talk on “Characterization of Particulate Materials”, in Powder Metallurgy Short Course- 2013 (PMSC13), ARCI, Hyderabad, during 18-21 November 2013.

  31. Invited talk on “Magnetic and Magnetoelastic Properties of Zn Substituted Cobalt Ferrite for Automobile Torque Sensor Application”, in awareness workshop of UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, during 28-30 October, 2013

  32. Plenary talk on “Nanotechnology – a SWOT analysis” in the National Seminar on “Nanotechnology’s Invisible threat: Small Science, Big Consequences”, organized by Mahatma Gandhi National Institute of Research  and Social  Action (MGNIRSA), Hyderabad, during 26th - 27th September, 2013

  33. Invited talk on “Zn doped Cobalt Ferrite – a Novel Material for Automobile Torque Sensor Application”, in a two day workshop on “Advanced Materials and their Applications”, Department of Humanities and Sciences, VNR VIGNANA JYOTHI INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY, Hyderabad, 2-3 September, 2013

  34. Invited talk on "Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) - a novel method to achieve nano finishing of the surfaces", in DST sponsored National Seminar on “Futuristic Trends of Nano Composites and their Fabrication (FTNCF)”, Department of Mechanical Engineering, R. V. R. & J. C. College of Engineering, Guntur, AP, 6-7 September, 2013 

  35. Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Hyderabad, AP, India, “Synthesis and Application of Nano materials”, 15th December, 2011.The talk was delivered in a refresher course for faculty development program, organized during 07-12-2011 to 27-12-2011 at UGC-ASC, JNTUH, Hyderabad.

  36. Jawharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Hyderabad, AP, India, “Synthesis of Nanomaterials by Novel Chemical Routes”, September, 2010

  37. Department of Chemistry, Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, Belur Math, India, “Synthesis and Characterization of Wide Bandgap Semiconductors for High Performance Electronics and Optoelectronics Applications”, Aug, 2009.

  38. Indian Association for Productivity, Quality and Reliability (IAPQR), Jadavpur, India, “Synthesis and Characterization of Wide Bandgap Semiconductors for High Performance Electronics and Optoelectronics Applications”, May, 2009.

  39. John F. Welch Technology Center, GE, Bangalore, India, “Structural and Microstructural Tuning in Magnetoresistive Oxides”, July, 2007.

  40. Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India, “Synthesis and Characterization of Diamond Thin Film for High Performance Electronics Applications”, May, 2007.

  41. Fifteenth International Symposium on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials (PFAM XV), Materials Science and Technology 2006 meeting, Cincinnati, OH, USA, “Synthesis and Characterization of Diamond Films Processed at Low Surface Temperatures”, Oct, 2006.

 

RESEARCH PATENTS/PUBLICATIONS/TECHNOLOGY TRANSFERS

 

  1. 1 patent granted, 3 patents filed

  2. 1 book review

  3. 1 book chapter

  4. 2 invited review articles in peer reviewed national and international journals

  5. 1 technical report

  6. 41 invited lectures

  7. 61 published/accepted/submitted articles in peer reviewed national and international journals

  8. 21 published/accepted articles in peer reviewed conference proceedings of international repute

  9. 79 research presentations in reputed national and international conferences

 

School of Engineering Sciences and Technology (SEST) 

University of Hyderabad (UoH)

India.

LABORATORY OF FUNCTIONAL CERAMIC MATERIALS

Prof. Dibakar Das Research Group