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Research interests

Enthusiastic and disciplined individual, willing to contribute for scientific research in the field of low-cost, eco-friendly energy production. Gained extensive experience in the field of organic solar cells (OSCs), particularly in various device fabrication and characterization techniques with an aim of contributing the findings regarding OSCs, related to new materials, improved morphology device engineering, new device structure, optimization, low-cost/ambient air processing, and enhanced stability as well as improved fundamental OSC mechanisms such as charge carrier mobility/transfer, recombination, and transport


• Organic solar cells (bulk-heterojunction and bilayer architectures)

• Organic solar cells

  1. Investigation of different device architecture (bulk heterojunction, bilayer).
  2. Investigation of different fabrication methods (spin-coating, spontaneously spreading (ambient-air processing), doctor blading etc.

• Ternary solar cells (conventional and inverted device structures)

• Dye-sensitized and quantum dot-sensitized solar cells

• Synthesis of metal oxides for lithium-ion battery and dye degradation

• Synthesis of magnetically separable photocatalysts for water splitting

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Education/Academic qualification

Energy Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Organic Solar Cells, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology

1. Sept 201412. Feb 2019

Award Date: 12. Feb 2019

Physics, Maths, Chemistry, Biology, BS-MS, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune

1. Sept 200915. Jun 2014

Award Date: 15. Jun 2014

External positions

Guest Editor, Energies

… → 20. Nov 2021

Research areas

  • Solar Cells
  • Organic Solar Cells
  • Ternary Solar Cells
  • Non-Fullerene Solar Cells
  • Dye Sensitized Solar Cell
  • Semiconductor Physics
  • Device Physics
  • Bilayer Devices
  • Lithium-ion Battery
  • Energy systems, analysis and optimization
  • Macromolecular Additives Processing
  • Structure-Property Relationships
  • Random Quarterpolymers
  • Sustainable Growth
  • Eco-Friendly Processing
  • Out-of-Glovebox Fabrication


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