Davinder Singh

pic3Ph.D. Scholar,
School of Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology Mandi,
Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India (175001)
email- davindershere@gmail.com


Research Interests

  • Phase transition materials for energy harvesting applications
  • Smart materials for optical and mechanical applications
  • Mechanical behavior of nanomaterials
  • Electron microscopy and electron backscatter diffraction


  • M.Tech in Materials and Metallurgical Engineering (Thapar University, Patiala, India)
  • B.E. in Mechanical Engineering (Thapar University, Patiala, India)

Academic & Research Experience

  • Assistant Professor at APG, Shimla University, Shimla


  • Piyush Avasthi, Davinder Singh, B. Viswanath, In situ nanomechanical properties of gold (111) microplates grown on silicon (100) substrate, under progress
  • Davinder Singh, B. Viswanath, Direct measurement of nanomechanical actuation across phase transition in VO2 crystals, Scripta Materialia, in press (2017)
  • Davinder Singh, C.S. Yadav, B. Viswanath. Magnetoresistance across metal–insulator transition in VO2 micro crystals, Materials Letters (2017), doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2017.03.066
  • Davinder Singh, B. Viswanath. In situ nanomechanical behavior of co-existing insulating and metallic domains in VO2 microbeams. J Mater Sci  (2017)doi:10.1007/s10853-017-079-4