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Dr. Kiran Shankar Hazra

Assistant Professor (Scientist-D)

2D Semiconductors and Heterostructures. Opto-electronic devices such as Photodetectors, SERS substrate,  Bolometric sensors FET based bio and chemical sensing. Contact engineering and multifunctionalty in 2D Heterostructures; Designing Electron/Hole trap systems. Low energy radiation detection by non-cryogenic bolometers. Atomic interface imaging by Raman and SPM techniques. Nano-composites and 3D printing:Applications in energy devices, flexible electronics and biomedical applications.


Research Interest

  • 2D Semiconductors and Heterostructures: Nanofabrication of opto-electronic devices such as Photodetectors, SERS substrate,  Bolometric sensors FET based bio and chemical sensing. Contact engineering and multifunctionalty in 2D Heterostructures; Designing Electron/Hole trap systems. Atomic interface imaging by Raman and SPM techniques. Nano-composites and 3D printing:Applications o in energy devices, flexible electronics and biomedical applications. 

Research Highlights

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PhD Students

  • S Tapaswini Dash

    Email: sushree.ph19225@inst.ac.in

    Reg. No.: PH19225

    Working Since Jul, 2019
  • Ms. Manpreet Kaur

    Email: manpreet.ph19214@inst.ac.in

    Reg. No.: PH19214

    Working Since Aug, 2019
  • Ms. Jyoti Saini

    Email: jyoti.ph19235@inst.ac.in

    Reg. No.: PH19235

    Working Since Jun, 2019
  • Ms. Renu Rani

    Email: renu.ph14222@inst.ac.in

    Reg. No.: PH14222

    Working Since Jan, 2015
  • Ms.Mamta

    Email: mamta.ph17216@inst.ac.in

    Reg. No.: PH17216

    Working Since Jan, 2018
  • Mr. Anirban Kundu

    Email: anirban.ph14217@inst.ac.in

    Reg. No.: PH14217

    Working Since Jan, 2015

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  1. Impact of transverse and vertical gate electric field on vibrational and electronic properties of MoS2: Renu Rani, Nityasagar Jena, Anirban Kundu, Abir De Sarkar*, Kiran Shankar Hazra*, (2020) Journal of Applied Physics, 127: 145101. DOI: 10.1063/1.5131845

  2. Controlled nanofabrication of metal-free SERS substrate on few layered black phosphorus by low power focused laser irradiation: Anirban Kundu, Renu Rani, Kiran Shankar Hazra, (2019) Nanoscale, 11: 16245-16252.

  3. Vertically Aligned Few-Layered Graphene-Based Non-Cryogenic Bolometer: Anil K Yadav, Saba Mehsar Khan, Anirban Kundu, Renu Rani, Navneet Soin, James McLaughlin, Devi Shanker Misra,Kiran Shankar Hazra, (2019) C—Journal of Carbon Research, 5: 23.

  4. Ultralong cycle life and outstanding capacitive performance of 10.8 V metal-free micro-supercapacitor with highly conducting and robust laser-irradiated graphene for integrated storage device: Navpreet Kamboj, Taniya Purkait, Manisha Das, Subhajit Sarkar, Ramendra Sundar Dey*, (2019) Energy & Environmental Science, 12: 2507-2517. DOI: 10.1039/C9EE01458F

  5. Ultrafast Carrier Dynamics of the Exciton and Trion in MoS2 Monolayers Followed by Dissociation Dynamics in Au@MoS2 2D Heterointerfaces: Tanmay Goswami, Renu Rani, Kiran Shankar Hazra, Hirendra N Ghosh, (2019) The journal of physical chemistry letters, 10: 3057-3063.

  6. Spectral dependent white light reflection mapping of MoS2 flake for improving accuracy of conventional optical thickness profiling: Renu Rani, Anirban Kundu, Kiran Shankar Hazra, (2019) Optical Materials, 90: 46-50.

  7. Modulating capacitive response of MoS2 flake by controlled nanostructuring through focused laser irradiation: Renu Rani, Anirban Kundu, Mohammad Balal, Goutam Sheet, Kiran Shankar Hazra, (2018) Nanotechnology, 29: 345302.

  8. Controlled formation of nanostructures on MoS2 layers by focused laser irradiation: Renu Rani, Dimple, Nityasagar Jena, Anirban Kundu, Abir De Sarkar, Kiran Shankar Hazra, (2017) Applied Physics Letters, 110: 083101.

  9. Graphene oxide demonstrates experimental confirmation of Abraham pressure on solid surface: Anirban Kundu, Renu Rani, Kiran S Hazra, (2017) Scientific reports, 7: 42538.

  10. Controlling the morphology and efficiency of nanostructured molybdenum nitride electrocatalysts for the hydrogen evolution reaction: Kasinath Ojha, Soumen Saha, Bharat Kumar, Kiran Shankar Hazra, Ashok K Ganguli, (2016) ChemCatChem, 8: 1218-1225.

  11. Oxygen plasma assisted end-opening and field emission enhancement in vertically aligned multiwall carbon nanotubes: A Mathur, SS Roy, KS Hazra, S Wadhwa, SC Ray, SK Mitra, DS Misra, JA McLaughlin, (2012) Materials Chemistry and Physics, 134: 425-429.

  12. Substrate Effects on the Growth of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes by Thermal Chemical Vapor Deposition: Ashish Mathur, Susanta Sinha Roy, Shikha Wadhwa, Sekhar Chandra Ray, Kiran Hazra, Devi Shankar Misra, Sushanta Kumar Mitra, James McLaughlin, (2012) Advanced Science Letters, 7: 21-26.

  13. Improved field emission from multiwall carbon nanotubes with nano-size defects produced by ultra-low energy ion bombardment: Kiran S Hazra, Nikhil A Koratkar, Devi S Misra, (2011) Carbon, 49: 4760-4766.

  14. A comparative study of the growth, microstructural and electrical properties of multiwall CNTs grown by thermal and microwave plasma enhanced CVD methods: A Mathur, S Wadhwa, M Tweedie, KS Hazra, C Dickinson, SS Roy, SK Mitra, DS Misra, JA McLaughlin, (2011) Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 44: 29-36.

  15. Enhancement of Field Emission Characteristics in Aligned Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes due to 70 MeV Ni6+ Ion Irradiation: Brahmananda Chakraborty, B Satpati, P Modak, KS Hazra, P Rai, S Roy, DK Avasthi, DS Misra, S Banerjee, (2011) International Journal of Nanoscience, 10: 1057-1060.

  16. Enhancement of field emission characteristics of carbon nanotubes on oxidation: Ashish Mathur, Susanta Sinha Roy, Sekhar Chandra Ray, Kiran Shankar Hazra, Jeremy Hamilton, Calum Dickinson, James McLaughlin, Devi Shankar Misra, (2011) Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 11: 7011-7014.

  17. Development of Crystallographic Texture and In‐Grain Misorientation in CVD‐Produced Single and Polycrystalline Diamond: Dipti Ranjan Mohapatra, Lokendra Jain, Padmnabh Rai, Kiran Shankar Hazra, Indradev Samajdar, Devi Shanker Misra, (2011) Chemical Vapor Deposition, 17: 107-113.

  18. Enhanced and stable field emission from in situ nitrogen-doped few-layered graphene nanoflakes: Navneet Soin, Susanta Sinha Roy, Soumyendu Roy, Kiran Shankar Hazra, Devi S Misra, Teck H Lim, Crispin J Hetherington, James A McLaughlin, (2011) The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 115: 5366-5372.

  19. Facile one-step transfer process of graphene: Reeti Bajpai, Soumyendu Roy, Lokendra Jain, Neha Kulshrestha, Kiran S Hazra, DS Misra, (2011) Nanotechnology, 22: 225606.

  20. Healing of broken multiwalled carbon nanotubes using very low energy electrons in SEM: a route toward complete recovery: Neha Kulshrestha, Abhishek Misra, Kiran Shankar Hazra, Soumyendu Roy, Reeti Bajpai, Dipti Ranjan Mohapatra, DS Misra, (2011) ACS nano, 5: 1724-1730.

  21. Tailoring the electrostatic screening effect during field emission from hollow multiwalled carbon nanotube pillars: Kiran Shankar Hazra, Tanuj Gigras, DS Misra, (2011) Appl. Phys. Lett., 98: 123116. DOI: 10.1063/1.3565243

  22. Enhanced field emission and improved supercapacitor obtained from plasma‐modified bucky paper: Soumyendu Roy, Reeti Bajpai, Navneet Soin, Preeti Bajpai, Kiran S Hazra, Neha Kulshrestha, Susanta Sinha Roy, James A McLaughlin, DS Misra, (2011) Small, 7: 688-693.

  23. Controlled growth of semiconducting single-wall carbon nanotube: Soumyendu Roy, Reeti Bajpai, KS Hazra, Padmnabh Rai, N Kulsrestha, DS Misra, (2011) International Journal of Nanoscience, 10: 35-38.

  24. The role of tunneling barrier modification for the saturation current of carbon nanotube field emission in strong electric field: Kiran Shankar Hazra, Vishal Jain, DS Misra, (2011) Chemical Physics Letters, 502: 194-197.

  25. Thinning of multilayer graphene to monolayer graphene in a plasma environment: KS Hazra, J Rafiee, MA Rafiee, A Mathur, SS Roy, J McLauhglin, N Koratkar, (2010) Nanotechnology, 22: 025704. DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/22/2/025704

  1. Device having aligned carbon nanotube: Devi Shanker Misra, Kiran Shankar Hazra, (2012) US Patent, .


  • Fabricating rGO based highly sensitive non-cryogenic micro-bolometer sensor array for thermal imaging applications 3 Years, DST SERB
    Funding Amount: 33 lakh
    PI: Dr. Kiran Shankar Hazra
  • Oriented assemblies of ferroelectric nanostructures with enhanced polarization for photocatalytic water splitting Three Years, CSIR
    Funding Amount: 8.5 Lakhs
    Role PI: Dr. Sonalika Vaidya Role Co-PI: Dr. Kiran Shankar Hazra

  • 2011

    M.Sc&Ph.D Dual Degree

    Physics Department, IIT Bombay, India

  • 2005

    B.Sc (Physics Hons.)

    Burdwan University, India

  • Assistant Professor (Scientist D):Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Mohali (January 2019 to Present till date )

  • Scientist C:Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Mohali (February 2014 to December 2018 )

  • Postdoctoral Researcher:University of California, Los Angeles,, USA (January 2012 to December 2013 )

  • Ph.D Research fellow:Physics Department , IIT Bombay,, India (July 2007 to December 2011 )

  • Visiting Research Scholar:Nanotechnology Integrated Bio-Engineering Centre (NIBAC), University of Ulster,, UK (March 2006 to April 2007 )

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