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     Sanjeev Kumar Sharma

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Materials Science Centre
Supervisor(s)  Prof. Shanker Ram and Prof. Debadrata Pradhan
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2014 :: In progress
AddressA-301, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Hall of Residence
Phone+918436237761
Emailsksharma@matsc.iitkgp.ernet.in
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
10Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar PradeshHindi, English, Mathematics, Science, Social Science, Sanskrit2004
12Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar PradeshGeneral Hindi, English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry2006
B.Sc.D. D. U Gorakhpur UniversityPhysics, Mathematics, Chemistry2009
M.Sc.D. D. U Gorakhpur UniversityPhysics2011
M.Tech.Indian Institute of Technology KharagpurMaterials Science and Engineering2014

Research Areas
  • Nanomaterials, Magnetic Materials, Energy Materials

Skills
  • Synthesis of Bulk and Nanostructured Magnetic Materials and Energy Materials
  • Techniques for Materials Preparation (Arc Melting Furnace, Hydrothermal and Microwave Systems)
  • Structural and Microstructural Characterisation Techniques (XRD, FESEM and HRTEM)
  • Spectroscopic Characterisation Techniques (XPS, EDX, FTIR and Raman)
  • Thermal Characterisation Techniques (TG-DTG, DSC and DTA)
  • Temperature and Field Dependent Magnetic Properties (M-T and M-H) using SQUID
  • Magnetostrictive Properties (Strain vs Field) using (Micromeasurements Systems with M-H Loop Tracer)
  • Dielectric and Ferroelectric Measurement Techniques (PSM1735 Impedance Analyser and P-E Loop Tracer)
  • Temperature Dependent Thermal Transport Measurements (Hot Disk)
  • Expertise in Origin,Rietveld refinement using Fullprof and MAUD Softwares

Awards
  • First Best Student award in B.Sc in 2009
  • Third Best Poster award in Research Scholars Day in 2016 organised by Materials Science Centre, IIT Kharagpur

Experience
  • Participated in Basic Training Programme in Mathematics for Undergraduate Students of U.P. and Uttarakhand, Brahmanand Postgraduate College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2008
  • Participated in National Graduate Physics Examination 2008-2009 organized by Indian Association of Physics Teachers
  • President, Materials Science Society (MSS), Materials Science Centre, IIT Kharagpur, 2014-15

Teaching Experience
  • Advanced Materials Lab (Ceramics)(P) at Materials Science Centre, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur  January - April 2014 (1 terms)
  • Advanced Materials Lab (Ceramics)(P) at Materials Science Centre, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur  January - April 2015 (1 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India - GATE 2012

Papers Published in Journals
  • Hydrothermal synthesis of LiMnPO4-C(sp2) hybrids, conductive channels, and enhanced dielectric permittivity a modulated ionic conductor by S. K. Sharma, P. V. Rajeswari, B. Tiwari, and S. Ram Ionics 23, 43 (2017)
  • LiMnPO4 nanoplates with in-situ growth of a sp2-carbon surface layer from a liquid precursor, phase stability, and tailored impedance properties by S. K. Sharma, T. Majumder, M. Dewan, and S. Ram Current Physical Chemistry Accepted (2016)
  • Hierarchal nanostructure, microstrain, and mechanical properties in Cr-doped magnetocaloric Ni50Mn37-xCrxSn13, x 2.0, alloys by H. R. Prakash, S. K. Sharma, S. Ram, H. -J. Fecht Current Smart Materials Accepted (2016)
  • Magnetic Properties in MnBi Alloy of Small Crystallites for Permanent Magnet Devices by S. K. Sharma, H. R. Prakash, and S. Ram AIP Conference Proceedings Vol. 1728, pp. 020657-1 020657-3 (2016)
  • Large adiabatic temperature change in magnetoelastic transition in Ni50Mn35Cr2Sn13 Heusler alloy of granular nanostructure by H. R. Prakash, S. K. Sharma, S. Ram, and S. Chatterjee AIP Conference Proceedings Vol. 1728, pp. 020482-1 020482-4 (2016)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Synthesis of LiMnPO4 nanowires using a soft chemistry-a cathode material for lithium ion battery by Sanjeev Kumar Sharma and S. Ram National conference on materials for energy conversion and storage and one day workshop on computational techniques for energy materials 105 (2015)
  • Magnetic Properties in MnBi Alloy of Small Crystallites for Permanent Magnet Devices by S. K. Sharma, H. R. Prakash, and S. Ram International conference on condensed matter and applied physics 905 (2015)
  • Large adiabatic temperature change in magnetoelastic transition in Ni50Mn35Cr2Sn13 Heusler alloy of granular nanostructure by H. R. Prakash, S. K. Sharma, S. Ram, and S. Chatterjee International conference on condensed matter and applied physics 659 (2015)
  • Thermal properties in a magnetic MnBi alloy of small crystallites by S. K. Sharma and S. Ram DAE BRNS 20th Symposium and Workshop on Thermal Analysis 62 (2016)
  • Magnetic properties in rare-earth free high-energy-density hard magnetic MnBi alloy by S. K. Sharma, H. R. Prakash, and S. Ram National Conference on Functional Materials 106 (2016)
  • Processing chromium doped Ni50Mn50-yCrySn13 y 2, Heusler alloys of nanocrystallites by Prakash H. R., S. K. Sharma, and S. Ram 2nd National Conference on Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage 46 (2016)
  • A novel series of multifunctional Ni50Mn37-yCrySn13 (y 2.0) Heusler alloys promising magnetic cooling applications by Prakash H. R., S. K. Sharma, S. Ram, and H. -J. Fecht EMRS Spring meeting E9 (2016)
  • Effect of a partial Ag/Cr substitution on mechanical properties in Heusler alloys by Prakash H. R., S. K. Sharma, and S. Ram International conference on Advanced Materials and Applications 25 (2016)
  • Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Ferromagnetic MnBi Nanostructures by S. K. Sharma, H. R. Prakash, S. Ram, and D. Pradhan MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, USA MB1.9.12 (2016)
  • Magnetic and Mechanical Properties of Ferromagnetic MnBi alloys by S. K. Sharma, H. R. Prakash, S. Ram, and D. Pradhan International conference on functional materials, Materials Science Centre, IIT Kharagpur, India 41 (2016)

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