Pawan Kumar

pic6Ph.D. Scholar,
School of Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology Mandi,
Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India (175001)
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Research Interests

  • Controlled growth of 2D materials for electronic applications
  • Heterostructures for sensing and optical applications
  • In situ growth and charactizations of nanostructures
  • Thin Films and Nanotechnology
  • Carbon Nanomaterials
  • LabVIEW programming
  • Electron Microscopy


  • M.Tech in Nanotechnology (SONT, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal, India)
  • B.E. in  Electronics & Telecommunication (Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekananda Technical University, Bhilai, India)

Academic Research Experience

  • Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) Varanasi, India as Junior Research Fellow


  • Pawan Kumar, Navneet Chandra Verma, Natasha Goyal, Jayeeta Biswas, Saurabh Lodha, Chayan Kanti Nandi, Viswanath Balakrishnan, Phase engineering of seamless heterophase homojunctions with co-existing 3R and 2H phases in WS2 monolayers, Nanoscale,,10, 3320-3330 (2018)
  • Pawan Kumar and Viswanath Balakrishnan, Growth and microstructural evolution of WS2 nanostructures with tunable field and light modulated electrical transport, Applied Surface Science, 436, 846-853 (2018)
  • Pawan Kumar, B. Viswanath, Nanosculpting of Atomically Thin 2D Materials for Site-Specific Photoluminescence Modulation, Advanced Optical Materials ,1701284 (2018)
  • Pawan Kumar, B. Viswanath. Horizontally and vertically aligned growth of strained MoS2 layers with dissimilar wetting and catalytic behavior, CrystEngComm,19, 5068-5078 (2017)
  • Pawan Kumar,  Viswanath Balakrishnan, Effect of sulfur evaporation rate on screw dislocation driven growth of MoS2 with high atomic step density, Crystal Growth & Design 16 (12), 7145-7154 (2016)
  • Pawan Kumar, Atul Tiwari, Dileep Kumar Gupta, Ajay Gupta, In-situ exchange bias study of Co/CoO/Co/CoO multilayer structure, Proceedings of the 60th DAE Solid State Physics Symposium (2014), at VIT, Vellore(Conference)
  • Pawan Kumar, Dileep kumar, Priyanka Yogi, Ajay gupta, Surface migration of Ag trough Ni layer in Ag/Ni bilayer system, Magnetic materials and applications (MagMA-2013), at IIT-Guwahati, India (Conference)
  • Pawan Kumar, Amit Kumar, Carrier type modulation in current annealed graphene layers, Applied Physics Letters, 104(8), 2014
  • P. Kumar, J. Ghatak, P. V. Satyam, D. K. Avasthi, Amit Kumar, Nano tracks in fullerene film by dense electronic excitations, Applied Surface Science, 313, 2014