Curriculum Vitae


NAME

SURJEET SINGH
Associate Professor
Department of Physics
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
Dr. Homi Bhabha Road
Pashan, Pune-411008
Maharashtra
Ph.: +91-(0)20-25908049
Fax.: +91-(0)20-25865315

MONTH/YEAR OF BIRTH

APR/1975

PLACE OF BIRTH

DEHRADUN (UTTRANKHAND) INDIA

NATIONALITY

Indian

EDUCATION

Ph.D. (PHYSICS), August 2003
TATA INSTITUTE OF FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH, MUMBAI, INDIA

M.Sc. (PHYSICS), July 1997
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, ROORKEE, INDIA

BROAD AREA OF RESERACH

Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Low-dimensional quantum magnets, Geometrically frustrated systems, Iron based Superconductors, 4d/5d Pyrochlores, Transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDCs)

EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES

Crystal growth (Optical floating-zone method, flux-method, Chemical vapor transport and Bridgman methods), Specific heat, magnetic susceptibility, thermopower, magnetotransport (Hall & magnetoresistance)

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Associate Professor, IISER Pune since Jan 2017
Assistant Professor, IISER Pune (6 yrs)
Visiting Scientist at the Leibnitz Institute, Dresden, Germany (about 1 yr)
Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Paris XI, Orsay, FRANCE (about 3 yrs)
Postdoctoral fellow at the Max-Planck-Institute (CPfS), Dresden, GERMANY, (1.5 yrs)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Courses taught: Condensed matter physics, Physics at Nanoscale, Electrodynamics, Classical physics, Electricity and magnetism, Physics labs, Advanced Physics labs; regularly taught BS-MS students through lab/theory training courses.

REFEREED FOR

Physical Review Letters, Physical Review B, Journal of Crystal Growth, Crystal Growth and Design, CrystEngComm, Journal of magnetism and magnetic materials, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Review of Scientific Instruments, Royal Society Open Science, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, etc.

Professional SERVICES

Member purchase committee from 2012 to 2019
Member i-PhD committee (2010 - 2011)
Member PhD committee (2012 – 2015, Chair from Jan 2014)
Member Comprehensive Exam committee (2014 – 2016)
Member Research lab committee (2016, 3 months)
Member Space and Infrastructure Committee (2016)
Member Physics Search Committee (2015 – 2016)
Member of the Board of Studies, Vishwakarma University (VU), Pune

SCIENTIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

3 PhD (completed), 1 PhD (writing stage), 3 PhD (ongoing), 1 iPhD (ongoing), MS thesis (6 completed), 3 MS thesis (ongoing)

EXTERNALLY FUNDED RESEARCH


Project title period of funding Funding agency Amount (Rs) Status
Crystal growth of the newly discovered high-temperature Iron-arsenide superconductors AFe2As2 (A = Ba, Ca, Sr and Eu) 2013 - 2016 DST SERB 27 Lakh Completed
Personnel Excahnge Program - Indo-Switzerland. Electronic, Magnetic and Non-magnetic Doping of Quantum Spin Chains 2012 - 2014 DST SERB / SWISS 5 Lakh Completed
Member of the consortium for thematic project in frontiers of Nanoscience and technology on 'Nanoscience for clean energy' 2016 - 2019 DST Nanomission 16 Crore Ongoing
Synthesis and Magnetotransport of emergent Dirac and Weyl Semimetals for Spintronics 2017 - 2020 DST SERB 80 Lakh Ongoing

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