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                        Dr Amit Kumar
                        School of Materials Science and Technology
                        Indian Institute of Technology (BHU)
                        Varanasi 221005, India
                        Email: amitnsc@gmail.com & amit.mst@iitbhu.ac.in 
                        Web: SMST, IIT (BHU), Varanasi



I received M. Sc. Degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee in 2003 and Ph.D. degree in Jan. 2008 from the Inter University Accelerator Centre, affiliated with  Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi, India. After completing Ph.D., I joined department of nanosciences at Neel Institute, Grenoble, France, where I was a postdoctoral fellow upto feb 2009 and later postdoc fellow at National Laboratory Intense Magnetic Fields, Toulouse, France and Alexander von Humboldt (postdoc) Fellow at Institute for Experimental and Applied Physics, University of Regensburg, Germany. Currently, I am working as a Ramanujan fellow in the School of Materials Science and Technology, IIT (BHU), Varanasi. 


Research Interests (Experimental Condensed Matter Physics)

  *Transport properties of hybrid systems: Nanoscale Josephson QD  junctions  Superconducting/Ferromagnetic proximity effects in QD [1].

 *Quantum Hall effects: Quantum Hall effect in graphene layers under high magnetic field, disorder effects probed through transport [1, 2]

 *N-type conductivity in boron-doped diamond layers: understanding defects levels using transport and DFT calculations [1, 2]

 *Novel Accelerator assisted routes for synthesis and modification of nanostructure materials [1, 2]