Nisha Shukla is currently a Special Faculty in the Institute for Complex Engineered Systems at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa, USA. Dr. Shukla's primary research focus is on the area of nanotechnology and the synthesis of selectively shaped nanoparticles for utilization in solar cells, high-density magnetic media, and as catalysts. In addition, her research interests include understanding and studying tribology and surface science of high-density recording media. Dr. Shukla's background is in surface science and surface analysis of semiconductors and metal surfaces. She obtained a Ph.D. degree at the University of Wales, College of Cardiff in Cardiff, UK, and did a postdoctoral fellowship in chemical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University.
Biography Updated on 13 February 2011