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     Pijus Kundu

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur - Advanced Technology Development Center
Supervisor(s)  Prof. Soumen Das and Prof. Tarun Kanti Bhattacharyya
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2008 :: In progress
AddressQTR NO G-268, IIT Campus, Kharagpur-721302
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Sc.Ranchi UniversityElectronics and Communication2005
B.Sc.Ranchi UniversityPhysics Hons2003
12West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary EducationScience2000
10West Bengal Board of Secondary EducationNA1997

Research Areas
  • Design and Fabrication of MEMS Devices
  • Smart Materials and Structures

  • MEMS Design and Simulation and Layout in CoventorWare 2008 and IntelliSuite
  • CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) Analysis of Micropropulsion devices using Fluent 6.3 software
  • MEMS Design and simulation in COMSOL Multiphysics 3.5 (software)
  • Design Tools - GAMBIT (mesh/grid generation software), Circuit Simulation software , SPICE
  • Working exprience with LabView 2008 programming
  • Operating Systems familiar with- Windows 98/2000/XP
  • Microfabrication Skills
  • Mask Design and Fabrication
  • Photolithography Procedure
  • Thermal Oxidation and Diffusion Process
  • Bulk Micromechaning Process

  • August, 2006 to August, 2007 as Junior Project Assistant, Department of Physics and Meteorology, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  • August, 2005 to July, 2006 as Junior Project Assistant, Department of Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Papers Published in Journals
  • Electro-Thermal Analysis of an Embedded Boron Diffused Microheater for Thruster Applications by Pijus Kundu, Tarun Kanti Bhattacharyya and Soumen Das Microsystem Technologies, Springer (Accepted for publication) (2013)
  • MnO2 nanowire embedded monopropellant MEMS thruster by Pijus Kundu, A K Sinha, Tarun Kanti Bhattacharyya and Soumen Das Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, (J-MEMS), IEEE/ASME (Accepted for publication) (2012)
  • Design, fabrication and performance evaluation of a vaporizing liquid microthruster by Pijus Kundu, Tarun Kanti Bhattacharyya and Soumen Das Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering Vol. 22, pp.025016 (15pp) (2012)
  • Compatibility study of thin passivation layers with hydrazine for silicon based MEMS microthruster by Pijus Kundu, Avijit Ghosh, Soumen Das and T K Bhattacharyya Journal of Physics D Applied Physics Vol. 45, 095302 (9pp). (2012)
  • Compatibility Study of diamond-like nanocomposite thin films with Hydrazine propellant for MEMS Microthruster. by P. Kundu, A. Ray Chaudhuri, S. Das and T. K. Bhattacharyya, Advanced Materials Research Vol. 74 , pp 269-272, (2009)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Compatibility Study of Thin Passivation Layers with Propellant for MEMS Microthruster by P. Kundu, B. Pramanik, P. K. Dey, S. Das, S. Kal, Conference on Advances in Space Science and Technology, I.I.T-Kharagpur, India, vol. pp. (2008)
  • Design and development of hydrazine based MEMS microthruster by P. Kundu, S.K.Shah, B. Pramanik, T. K. Bhattacharyya and S. Das, International Conference on MEMS, IIT-Madras, India, vol. pp. (2009)
  • Corner Compensation Analysis of Silicon Microstructures in CMOS Compatible Anisotropic Etching by A Ravi Sankar, Swamy K.B.M., Pijus Kundu, Soumen Das, International Conference on Active/Smart materials, TCE, Madurai, vol. pp. (2009)
  • Damping and Temperature Drift Analysis of a Silicon Piezoresistive Acceleration Sensor by A Ravi Sankar, Swamy K.B.M., Pijus Kundu, Soumen Das, International Conference on Active/Smart materials, TCE, Madurai, vol. pp. (2009)
  • Performance comparison and fabrication of micromachined electron tunneling accelerometers having cantilever and proof-mass structures by A. Ray Chaudhari, P. Kundu, S. Chakraborty and T. K. Bhattacharyya, International Conference on Advances in Computing, Control, and Telecommunication Technologies, IEEE, vol. pages 214-216. (2009)
  • A Monopropellant Hydrazine MEMS Thruster for Attitude Control of Nanosatellites by Pijus Kundu, T K Bhattacharyya, S Das IEEE Students Technology Symposium Pages 137-141 (2010)

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