Suchitra Rajput is from Delhi, India. She passed her secondary and senior secondary studies from DAV Government Girls School in Delhi. Subsequently, she obtained a B.S. degree (honor) in physics from Delhi University, Delhi. In 1999, she moved to the Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi, India) to study for her M.S. degree in physics followed by an M.Tech. degree in solid state materials. Immediately afterwards, she worked as a Senior Research Fellow (SRF) at IIT Delhi to work on her Ph.D. thesis. The thesis work was carried out at Thin Film Laboratory (TFL) of the Department of Physics at IIT Delhi. Professor S. Chaudhary supervised her thesis work during Ph.D. study. Professor S. C. Kashyap and Professor S. Chaudhary jointly supervised her thesis work during M.Tech study. After obtaining her Ph.D. degree, she worked as a Project Scientist in the Ministry of Information Technology funded project in India. Her research interest and work field lie in various areas including material science, thin film fabrication, superconductivity, cryogenics, experimental condensed matter physics, electrical and magnetic properties of superconductors, magnetic properties of nanocrystalline ZnS:Mn, phase transition study in dysprosium, spintronics, and multiferroics. Currently, she serves as an Associate Professor in addition to researching the above topics. Recently, she has also been involved in writing books for engineers.
Biography Updated on 18 November 2012