Dr. Kushwaha is a materials scientist, working in the area of design and synthesis of nanomaterials for energy devices. He received M.Sc. degree in Physics (Electronics) from C.S.J.M.University, Kanpur,India,in year 2006 and Ph.D. degree in Physics (Nanomaterials) from IIT Bombay in year 2014.
He joined IIT Indore as Assistant Professor in Discipline of Metallurgy Engineering and Materials Science in September 2017. He was Inspire Faculty at School of Engineering in IIT Indore during July 2016 to September 2017. Prior to join IIT Indore, he worked as a Scientist-I in Institute of Materials Research and Enginering, A*STAR, Singapore from Feb 2014 to July 2016. He also worked as Lecturer in Department of Physics at KCNIT Banda (2006-2007) and PSIT, Kanpur (2007).He is the recipient of DST-INSPIRE Faculty Award (2016) and SERB-Early Career Research Award (2017) from Government of India.
Dr. Kushwaha is life-member of Indian Physics Association (IPA), Electron Microscope Society of India (EMSI) and Luminescence Society of India (LSI).
He has published more than 45 research articles, International Patent (Technology is licensed) and book chapter. Dr. Kushwaha is the regular reviewer for Nanotechnology, J. Physics D: Appl. Phys., Nanoscale, Thin Solid Films, J.Applied Electrochemistry, Ceramic International, Materials Research Express, Materials & Design, Surface Science and Engineering journals.