Dr. Sasanka Deka is a faculty in the Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, Delhi, India for the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology courses. He has obtained his Ph.D. degree from the National Chemical Laboratory (NCL-Pune), on studies of diluted magnetic semiconductors and magnetic transition metal oxide nanocrystals in 2007. He has been awarded the TMS Foundation 2008 SHRI RAM ARORA AWARD, by the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), Warrendale, USA for his contribution and leadership in materials science. He then moved to National Nanotechnology Laboratory (NNL), CNR-INFM, Lecce, Italy and Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), Genova, Italy for postdoctoral research in the synthetic-nanochemistry and nanomaterials. Dr. Deka has published more than 30 research papers in different international peer-reviewed journals and meetings, and also wrote 2 books and 1 book chapter published by international publisher. Recently he has been awarded with DAE-BRNS Young scientist research award by the Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of. India. Dr. Deka is a life member of Electron Microscope Society of India and annual member of American Chemical Society (2009-2010), and also has been reviewer for many national and international journals. His current research interest deals with synthetic nanochemistry, multifunctional hybrid nanocrystals, novel nanocrystals for photovoltaics, fuel cell catalyst and sensors.
Biography Updated on 1 April 2012