Solid State Ionics Lab | Dr. Sunil Kumar
EDUCATION
  • PhD Materials Science, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore: 2012.

  • MSc Physics, University of Delhi: 2004.

  • BSc Physical Sciences, Maharshi Dayanand University Rohtak: 2002.
WORK EXPERIENCE
  • Assistant Professor
    Department of Metallurgy Engineering and Materials Science, Indian Institute of Technology Indore (December 2018 – till date)

  • DST INSPIRE Faculty
    Department of Metallurgy Engineering and Materials Science, Indian Institute of Technology Indore (November 2015 – December 2018)

  • Assistant Professor (ad-hoc)
    University of Delhi (January 2015 – May 2015 and July 2012 - December 2012)

  • Research Fellow
    Faculty of Engineering, National University of Singapore (December 2012 – 2014)

  • Research Associate
    Materials Research Centre, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore (November 2011 – June 2012)

  • Visiting Researcher (ERASMUS-MUNDUS Fellow)
    Department of Applied Physics, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain (May 2010 - November 2010)

  • Lecturer
    Department of Applied Sciences, NC college of Engineering Israna, Haryana (February 2005 – December 2005)
AWARDS / FELLOWSHIPS
  • Early Career Research Award (year 2017), Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Government of India.

  • Life Member, Materials Research Society of India (MRSI), since 2016

  • DST - INSPIRE Faculty Award (year 2015).

  • SERC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (NUS Singapore: years 2012 - 2014).

  • ERASMUS-MUNDUS fellowship (year 2010) awarded by European Commission for research stay at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.

  • Research Fellowship (JRF and SRF) awarded by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt. of India (2006-2010).

  • National Eligibility Test (NET-JRF) conducted jointly by UGC-CSIR, India.

  • Secured position among top 20% of all JRF awardees in the field of Physical Sciences conducted by CSIR and invited for prestigious SPM fellowship examination held in 2004 (effectively among the top ~ 0.17% of all candidates appeared for NET examination.