Vivek Dhand

Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, Kyung Hee University, 446-701 Yongin, Korea., Republic of Korea


Vivek Dhand is presently working as a Postdoctoral Research Scientist at Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Dhand earned the M.S. degree in environmental science from University College of Science, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, in 2003, and the Ph.D. degree in environmental science and technology (specialization: nanotechnology) from JNTU, Hyderabad, India, in May 2009. He was selected as a JRF in DRDO (MoD) sponsored project in the field of nanotechnology in 2003 and later as SRF in the same project. Besides, he was selected by DST for the Advanced Nano School at S. N. Bose Institute, Salt Lake, Kolkata, India, in 2005. Dhand presented 8 papers in national and international conferences from 2004 to 2007. He has 14 publications in peer-reviewed international journals and is currently serving as an Editorial Board Member of Advanced Carbon, ASP. He has been a Reviewer of Elsevier journals like MSE-B, CST, and Acta Materialia, since 2008, and a Reviewer of 10 other Elsevier journals including Chemical Engineering Journal and Journal of Catalysis, since 2011. Dhand worked as a Faculty Member at Center for Nano Science and Technology in JNTUH campus (January 1, 2009 to August 2, 2010), as a Principal of Mother Theresa College of Engineering & Technology, Peddapalli, Karimnagar, India, from September 2010 to October 2011, and as Senior Knowledge Officer (Scientist-C) in Centre for Knowledge Management of Nanoscience & Technology (CKMNT)-ARCI, Hyderabad, under DST-National Nanotechnology Initiative, Government of India, since October 12, 2011. Dhand's areas of interest include nanotoxicity, functionalization of nanomaterials, CNT/nanoparticle synthesis and applications, flame synthesis, CVD, thin films technology, hydrogen storage, nanocomposites, environmental nanoscience and technology, Raman spectroscopy, and electron microscopy studies.

Biography Updated on 15 March 2014

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