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     Guru Prasad Mandal

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Cryogenic Engineering Centre
Supervisor(s)  Prof. V.V.Rao, Prof. V.Srinivas
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2005 :: In progress
AddressB C Roy Hall
Phone9474459066
Emailguruprasad_cryo@yahoo.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
10W.B.B.S.EMadhyamik1992
12W.B.C.H.S.EH.S1994
B.Sc.Burdwan UniversityPhysics Hons.1997
M.Sc.C.S.J.M.University, KanpurPhysics2000
M.Tech.IIT KharagpurCryogenic Engineering2005

Research Areas
  • Magnetic materials

Skills
  • Development of Resistivity setup (300 K-10 K) using closed cycle refrigerator and glass Dewar
  • Development of Magnetoresistance (MR) setup (300 K-3 K) using Cryogen free superconducting magnet
  • Development of an Arc-melting furnace for preparation of high purity homogeneous ingot

Awards
  • Merit scholarship, MHRD, Govt. of India
  • National scholarship, Madhyamik examination.
  • GATE - 2003, 93.13 percentile (all India rank 159)

Experience
  • Experience in operation of ball milling for preparing nano powder.
  • Temperature variation of magnetoresistance measurements using Cryogen free superconducting magnetic system.
  • Experience in operation of Vacuum system (Cryo pump, Turbo-molecular pump, Sorption pump, Diffusion pump, Rotary pump).
  • Temperature variation of Resistivity ( 300 K-10 K) measurements using closed cycle refrigerator.
  • Preparation of high purity polycrystalline ingot by Arc-melting, ribbons by melt spinning.
  • Operation of various electronic instruments.
  • Experience in operation of thermal coating unit.
  • Experience in operation of closed cycle refrigeration.
  • Experience in operation of Vibrating sample magnetometer.
  • Knowledge of Materials characterization techniques like XRD, SEM, TEM.

Teaching Experience
  • Vacuum Technology(P) at IIT Kharagpur 2005-2010 (6 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Institute Scholar

Papers Published in Journals
  • Magnetoresistance in hot pressed Co-C granular compounds by Guruprasad Mandal, V.V.Rao, V.Srinivas Nano-Trends - A journal of Nanotechnology and its Applications 4(I), 20-23 (2008)
  • Origin of large positive magnetoresistance in magnetic transition metal- graphite granular composites by Guruprasad Mandal, V.Srinivas, V.V.Rao Journal of Alloys and Compounds 484, 851-855 (2009)
  • Particle size dependence on magnetic and electrical properties of (Ni0.8Fe0.2)10C90 granular composites by Guruprasad Mandal, V.Srinivas, V.V.Rao Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 10, 1-5 (2010)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Magnetic and Electrical properties of Co-C fine Particles by Guruprasad Mandal, V.V. Rao, V. Srinivas National conference on Novel materials and Technology NA (2006)
  • High field and low temperature facility using Cryogen free Superconducting Magnet by Guruprasad Mandal, V.V. Rao, V. Srinivas IUAC, New Delhi NA (2006)
  • Magnetoresistance in hot pressed Co-C granular compounds by Guruprasad Mandal, V.V. Rao, V. Srinivas International conference on Nanotechnology- Materials and Methods NA (2006)
  • Magnetoresistance in Co-C granular compounds by Guruprasad Mandal, V.V. Rao, V. Srinivas International conference on Lasers and Nanomaterials NA (2006)
  • Advanced School on Applications of High Resolution X-Ray Techniques by Guruprasad Mandal Organised by S.N.Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata NA (2008)
  • Giant positive magnetoresistance in (Fe0.2Ni0.8)10C90 granular composites by Guruprasad Mandal, V.Srinivas, V.V.Rao International conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2009), Singapore NA (2009)
  • Anomalous magnetic and electrical transport behavior in nano-crystalline graphite by Guruprasad Mandal, V.Srinivas, V.V.Rao International conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2009), Singapore NA (2009)

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