Through this website I wish to introduce myself to the employers, collaborators, friends and people engaged in improving the quality of life. I hope this website will provide essential information about my expertise, skills and future goals. I am looking forward to invest my future in doing research and teaching. Information is being organized under following subheadings.
2. News and updates
· Past research topics.
· List of publications.
· Research skills
Pawan Tyagi, “Multilayer edge molecular electronic devices- a highlight review paper” J. Mater. Chem., Vol. 21, 4733-4742 (2011).
Pawan Tyagi “Ultrathin TaOx based photovoltaic device” Thin Solid Films, Vol. 519,2355-2361 (2011)
S. J. Papadakis, J. A. Hoffmann, D. Deglau, A. Chen, Pawan Tyagi, D. H. Gracias “Assembly of ordered nanowire arrays and quantitative analysis of motion under dielectrophoresis”, Nanoscale, 3, 1059-1065 (2011).
Pawan Tyagi, D. Postetter, D. Saragnese, M. Mirski and D. H. Gracias, “Patternable nanowire sensor for electrochemical recording of dopamine. Analytical Chemistry Vol. 81, 9979 (2009)http://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/ac901744s
Covered in news and research highlight: Nanowiring for neurons Anal. Chem. Vol. 82, (2010), 2 http://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/ac9025913
Pawan Tyagi, D. Postetter, D Saragnese, S. Papadakis and D.H. Gracias, “Electrochemically grown rough textured nanowires”J. Nanoparticle Res., Vol.12, 1065 (2010)
Pawan Tyagi and B.J. Hinds “Mechanism of ultrathin tunnel barrier failure due to mechanical stress induced nano-sized hillocks and voids” J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B, 28(3), 517-521 (2010).
Pawan Tyagi, “Molecular spin devices: current understanding and new territories-a review and perspective” NANO, Vol. 4 (9), 325-338(2009). [Highlighted on NANO Journal’s front cover]
Pawan Tyagi, N. Bassik, T. Leong, J.H Cho, B. Benson, D.H. Gracias, “Self-assembly based on chromium / copper bilayers”, J. Microelectromechamical Sys. Vol. 4, 784, (2009).
Pawan Tyagi, D.F. Li, S. Holmes and B.J. Hinds, “Fabrication of molecular electrodes on the exposed edge of metal-insulator-metal structure,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 129, 4929-38 (2007). http://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/ja065789d
B. Hu, N. Chopra, Pawan Tyagi, B.J. Hinds, “Selective lateral ZnO nanowire growth by surface diffusion on nm-scale patterned alumina on silicon” in press (J. Mater. Res.)
Pawan Tyagi, “Dye sensitized solar cell working as a rechargeable lithium ion battery” (*Perspective article under review –Journal of Solar Energy Engineering)
Peer reviewed conference papers
Pawan Tyagi, B.J. Hinds, D.F. Li, S. Holmes, “Fabrication of stable molecular electrode using patterned edge of a metal/insulator/metal junction” In proceedings of Sixth IEEE conference on Nanotechnology, IEEE-NANO 2006. Volume 1, 17-20 June 2006, 70 – 73 (2006).
Pawan Tyagi, B.J. Hinds, D.F. Li, S. Holmes, “Insulator film thickness to fix the spacing between electrodes to molecular length scale” IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems, NEMS '07. (ISI-indexed available on web of science) (2007).
J.A. Hoffman, J.A. Miragliotta, J. Wang, Pawan Tyagi, T. Maddanimath, D.H. Gracias and S.J. Papadakis Scanning surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) of chemical agent simulants on templated Au-Ag nanowire substrates Proc. of SPIE 7318: D1-10(2009).
20011-present Assistant Professor University of the District of Cloumbia
(School of Engineering and Applied Sciences)
Research: Renewable Energy, Bioengineering, Nanoscale Electronics and Spintronics Devices
2010-2011 Adjunct professor Johns Hopkins University, USA
Courses:  AS 424 Wind Energy: Science Technology and Policy
 AS 425 Solar Energy: Science Technology and Policy
 EN 500 Engineering Innovation
20010-2011 Visiting University of the District of Cloumbia
Professor (School of Engineering and Applied Sciences)
Courses:  Photovoltaic Cells and Solar Thermal Energy Conversion
 Fuel Cells Fundamentals and Technologies
 Design of Energy Conversion Systems [Renewable]
 Applied Thermodynamics and Energy Conversions
[Electrochemistry based Energy Storage and Production]
2008-2010 Postdoc Johns Hopkins University, USA
Chem. & Biomol. Eng.
Research topics: Exposed p-n junction solar cells, 3D selfassembly microstructures for biological applications, Nano-neurosensor.
2002-2008 PhD University of Kentucky, USA.
Chem. & Mat. Eng. [GPA 4/4]
Dissertation: “Fabrication and Characterization of Molecular Spintronics Devices”. ( Minor degree in Physics)
2000-2002 MS Indian Istitute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK), India.
Materials Science. Eng. [GPA 9.3/10]
Dissertation: Photoluminescence and Rutherford Backscattering Studies of Electrochemically Passivated GaAs
1998-2000 Industrial job, ( Certified quality control engineer and researcher for titanium alloys) Mishra Dhatu Nigam Ltd.,(MIDHANI), India Industry website: http://www.midhani.gov.in/