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Prof. Vinay Gupta

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  Professor
     North Campus, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
 
     
91-011-27667725 Ext 1331
+919811563101
     vgupta@physics.du.ac.in
     drguptavinay@gmail.com
     http://emdl.du.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

Ph.D. Physics

University of Delhi

1995

M.Sc. Phys

University of Delhi

1989

B.Sc. (Honours) Physics

University of Delhi

1987

B.Ed.

Maharshi Dayanand University

1990

Career Profile

Professor (Dec. 2009 – till date): Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007

Associate Professor/Reader (Dec. 2003 – Dec. 2009): Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007

BOYSCAST Fellow (May 2003 – Nov. 2003): Department of Physics, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA

Lecturer/Reader (Jan. 1995 – Dec. 2003): Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College (Univ.of Delhi), Karampura, New Delhi-110015.

Administrative Assignments

Administrative Experience: About Thirteen Years

Coordinator (Oct.2008- till date): M. Tech. Nuclear Science & Technology, Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi

Treasurer (June 2006 – Aug. 2010), Delhi University Students Union (DUSU)

Research Supervisor (March 2004 – till date), Dept. of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi

Bursar (April 2000 - Dec. 2003), Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College (University of Delhi), Karampura, New Delhi-110015

Teacher-in-charge (April 2000 - March 2002), Department of Physics and Electronics, D.D.U. College (University of Delhi), Karampura, New Delhi-110015

Assistant Coordinator (Oct. 1997 – Dec. 1999), IGNOU study center of 2000 MBA students at D.D.U. College (University of Delhi), New Delhi-110015

Areas of Specialization / Interest

Specialization: Electronics materials and devices (Condensed Mater – Experimental)

My research interests include Semiconductor and Surface acoustic wave (SAW) sensors for gas/chemical /radiations/bio-molecules, Amperiometric/Photometric biosensors, Surface Plasmon Resonance sensor, Nanostructured materials, Piezoelectric and ferroelectric thin films/ceramics, Pressure sensors, Non-linear optical studies, SAW devices, MEMS transducers and Micro-heaters

Subjects Taught

2003-present: (M.Sc. Physics) Theory – Electromagnetic Theory, Electronics (core), Solid State Physics (Core),Advanced Electronics (Special Paper); Practical  – Solid State physics (M.Sc. Prev.), Electronics (M.Sc. Final)

2008-present: (M.Tech. Nanoscience & Nanotechnology) Theory  –  Electronics, Nanosensors

2010-Present: (M.Tech. Nuclear Science & Technology)  Practical  – Plasma Physics laboratory    

2000-2004:  (MCA-DU)  Practical  –  Microprocessor, Digital and interface laboratory

1993-2003: (B.Sc. Physics) Theory – Physics of Materials, Electronic devices, Linear & Digital circuits, Network analysis, Optics, Mechanics, Microprocessor, computer fundamentals, Numerical analysis, Instrumentation

Research Guidance

Supervision of awarded Doctoral Thesis : 08 + 01 (waiting for defense)

Supervision of Doctoral Thesis, under progress: 10

Publications Profile

Research papers published in Refereed/Peer Reviewed Journals

Gupta, Vinay, Maya Verma and K Sreenivas. 2011. Dielectric and ferroelectric properties of SrBi2Nb2O9 and SrBi1.9La0.1Nb2O9 ceramics. Ferroelectrics (Accepted for Publication).
Gupta, Vinay, H K Yadav and K Sreenivas. 2010. Study of metal/ZnO based thin film ultraviolet photodetectors: The effect of induced charges on the dynamics of photoconductivity relaxation. J. Applied Physics. 107: 044507.
Gupta, Vinay, Z Matharu, S Sumana and B D Malhotra. 2010. Langmuir-blodgett films of polyaniline for low density lipoprotein detection. Thin Solid Films (Accepted for Publication).
Gupta, Vinay, V Bhasker Raj, A T Nimal, Yashoda Parmar, M U Sharma and K Sreenivas. 2010. Cross-Sensitivity and Selectivity Studies on ZnO Surface Acoustic Wave Ammonia Sensor. Sensors & Actuators B. 147(2): 517-524.
Gupta, Vinay, Manish Verma, Arijit Chowdhuri and K Sreenivas. 2010. Comparison of H2S sensing response of hetero-structure sensor (CuO - SnO2) prepared by rf sputtering and Pulsed Laser Deposition. Thin Solid Films .
Gupta, Vinay, Arijit Chowdhuri, Sushil K Singh and K Sreenivas. 2010. Contribution of adsorbed oxygen and interfacial space charge for enhanced response of SnO2 sensors having CuO catalysts for H2S gas. Sens. Actuators B. 145: 155-166.
Gupta, Vinay, Amit Tanwar and K Sreenivas. 2010. Effect of Mn doping on the dielectric and electrical properties of CaBi4Ti4O15 ceramics. Ferroelectrics (Accepted for Publication).
Gupta, Vinay, H K Yadav and K Sreenivas. 2010. Persistent photoconductivity due to trapping of induced charges in Sn/ZnO thin film based UV photo-detector. Applied Physics Letters. 96: 223507.
Gupta, Vinay, S Chakraborti, T Chatterjee, P Joshi, A Poddar, B Bhattacharyya, S P Singh and P Chakrabarti. 2010. Structure and activity of lysozyme on binding to ZnO nanoparticles. Langmuir. 26: 3506–3513.
Gupta, Vinay, Arijit Chowdhuri, Divya Haridas and K Sreenivas. 2009. Mechanism of trace level H2S gas sensing using Rf sputtered SnO2 thin films with CuO catalytic overlayer. Intl.J. Smart Sensing & Intelligent Syst. 2(4): 2540.
Gupta, Vinay, Shibu Saha, S K Arya, S P Singh, K Sreenivas, B D Malhotra. 2009. Zinc oxide-Potassium ferricyanide composite thin film matrix for biosensing applications. Analyt. Chim. Acta. 653: 2212-2216.
Gupta, Vinay, Zimple Matharu, Bandodkar Jairaj, GSumana, P Solanki, E M I Ekanayake, K Kaneto, B D Malhotra. 2009. Low density Lipoprotein detection based on antibody immobilized self-assembled monolayer: Investigations of kinetic and thermodynamic properties. J. Phys. Chem. B. 113: 14405-4412.
Gupta, Vinay, A Tanwar and K Sreenivas. 2009. Effect of orthorhombic distortion on dielectric and piezoelectric properties of CaBi4Ti4O15 ceramics. J. Applied Physics. 105: 084105-084107.
Gupta, Vinay, S Shandilya, M Tomar and K Sreenivas. 2009. Structural and interfacial defects in c-axis oriented LiNbO3 thin films grown by pulsed laser deposition on Si using a Al:ZnO conducting layer. J. Phys. D. Appl. Phys. 42: 095303.
Gupta, Vinay, Swati Shandilya, M Tomar and K Sreenivas. 2009. Purely hopping conduction in c-axis oriented LiNbO3 thin film. J. Applied Physics. 105: 094105.
Gupta, Vinay, A Chowdhuri, M Tomar and K Sreenivas. 2009. Role of catalysts and their nanoscale dispersal on the response characteristics of SnO2 thin film H2S gas sensor. Philosophical Nature. 1: 195-204.
Gupta, Vinay, Shibu Saha, Navina Mehan and K Sreenivas. 2009. Temperature dependent Optical properties of (002) oriented ZNO thin films using surface plasmon resonance. Appl. Phys. Letter. 95: 071106.
Gupta, Vinay, Maya Verma and K Sreenivas. 2009. Influence of La doping on structural and dielectric properties of SrBi2Nb2O9 ceramics. J.Applied Physics. 105: 024511-1.6.
Gupta, Vinay, A Arora, P J George, V K Dwivedi. 2009. Postdeposition treatment behaviour of Zinc Oxide thin films in hydrogen peroxide solution. Mater. Sc. Tech. 25: 591-594.
Gupta, Vinay, A Kaushik, R Khan, B D Malhotra, S Ahmad, S P Singh. 2009. Hybrid cross-linked polyaniline-WO3 nanocomposite thin film for NOx gas sensing. J. Nanoscience& Nanotech. 9: 1792-1796.
Gupta, Vinay, S Saha, S Arya, S P Singh, K Sreenivas, B D Malhotra. 2009. Nanoporous Cerium Oxide Thin Film for Glucose Biosensor. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 24: 2040-2045.
Gupta, Vinay, Z Matharu, S K Arya, S P Singh, B D Malhotra. 2009. Langmuir-Blodgett film based on MEH-PPV for cholesterol biosensor. Analytica Chim. Acta. 634: 243-249.
Gupta, Vinay, M Bansal, C Lal, L S Tanwar. 2009. Investigation of water-assisted synthesis of high quality carbon nanotubes. Materials Sc. & Engg. B. 157: 93-95.
Gupta, Vinay, P Joshi, S Chakraborti, P Chakrbarti, D Harnath, V Shanker, Z A Ansari and S P Singh. 2009. Role of Surface Adsorbed Anionic Species in Antibacterial Activity of ZnO Quantum Dots against Escherichia coli. J. Nanoscience & Nanotechnology. 9: 6427.
Gupta, Vinay, Z Matharu, G Sumana, M K Pandey and B D Malhotra. 2009. Low Density Lipoprotein Sensor Based on Surface Plasmon Resonance. Thin Solid Films. 518: 719.
Gupta, Vinay, Z Matharu, P Pandey, M K Pandey and B D Malhotra. 2009. Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles Modified Langmuir-blodgett Film For Enzyme Sensor. Electroanalysis. 21: 1587.
Gupta, Vinay, P Meena, R Kumar C Prajapat and K Sreenivas. 2009. Dielectric studies of Co3-xMnxO4 (x = 0.1 to 1.0) cubic spinel Multiferroic. J. Applied Physics. 106: 0241505.
Gupta, Vinay, Harish K Yadav, K Sreenivas and R S Katiyar. 2009. Structural studies and Raman spectroscopy of forbidden zone boundary phonons in Ni doped ZnO ceramics. J. Raman Spectroscopy. 40: 381.
Gupta, Vinay, Harish K Yadav, K Sreenivas and R SKstiyar. 2008. Temperature dependence of the dynamics of zone boundary phonons in ZnO:Li. J. Applied Physics. 104: 113523.
Gupta, Vinay, Z Matharu, S K Arya, G Sumana and B D Malhotra. 2008. Self-assembled monolayer for low density lipoprotein detection. J. Molecular Recognition. 21: 419-424.
Gupta, Vinay, Harish K Yadav, K Sreenivas and R S Katiyar. 2008. Low-frequency zone-boundary phonons in Li doped ZnO ceramics. J. Applied Physics. 104: 053507.
Gupta, Vinay, Namrata Dewan and K Sreenivas. 2008. Comparative studies on γ-radiation sensor based on disordered TeO3 and TeO2 thin films. Sensors & Actuators A. 147: 115-120.
Gupta, Vinay, Rashmi Menon and K Sreenivas. 2008. Influence of stress on the structural and dielectric properties of rfmagnetron sputtered Zinc oxide thin film. J. App. Phys. 103: 094903.1-9.
Gupta, Vinay, Harish K Yadav, K Sreenivas, J F Scott and R S Katiyar. 2008. Raman Spectroscopy and Dielectric studies of Multiple phase Transitions in ZnO:Ni. Appl. Phys. Lett. 92: 122908-122908-3.
Gupta, Vinay, Divya Haridas and K Sreenivas. 2008. Improved response characteristics of SnO2 thin film loaded with nanoscale catalysts for LPG detection. Sensors & Actuators B. 133: 270-275.
Gupta, Vinay, Namrata Dewan and K Sreenivas. 2008. Theoretical studies on TeO2/ZnO/diamond layered structure for zero TCD SAW devices Diamond and Related Materials. Semicond. Science Technology. 23: 85002.1-6.
Gupta, Vinay, Aarti Arora, P J George, Anil Arora and V K Dwivedi. 2008. Piezoelectric zinc oxide based MEMs acoustic sensor. Sensors & Transducers J. 91: 70-75.
Gupta, Vinay, N Dewan and K Sreenivas. 2008. Anomalous elastic properties of rf sputtered amorphous TeO2+x thin film for temperature stable SAW device applications. IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferro. Freq. cont. 55: 552-558.
Gupta, Vinay, A Kaushik, J Kumar, M KTiwari, R Khan, B D Malhotra and S P Singh. 2008. Fabrication & characterization of Polyaniline-ZnO Hybrid Nanocomposite thin films. J.Nanoscience & Nanotech. 8: 1757-1761.
Gupta, Vinay, Divya Haridas and K Sreenivas. 2008. Enhanced catalytic activity of nanoscale platinum Islands loaded on SnO2 thin film for sensitive LPG gas sensors. Bull. Mater. Sc. 31: 1-4.
Gupta, Vinay, N Dewan, D Haridas, Swati Shandilya and K Sreenivas. 2008. Influence of temperature stability on sensing properties of SAW NOx sensor. Ind. J. Engg. & Mater. Sc. 15: 352-354.
Gupta, Vinay, S Shandilya and K Sreenivas. 2008. Acousto-optical & SAW propagation characteristics of temperature stable multilayered structure based on LiNbO3 & Diamond. J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 41: 25108.1-6.
Gupta, Vinay, Swati Shandilya, K Sreenivas and R S Katiyar. 2008. Structural and optical studies on texture LiNbO3 thin film on (0001) sapphire. Ind.J.Engg. and Mater. Sc. (CSIR). 15: 355-357.
Gupta, Vinay, A Arora, Anil Arora, V K Dwivedi, P J George and K Sreenivas. 2008. Zinc Oxide thin film based MEMS acoustic sensor with tunnel for pressure compensation. Sensors & Actuator A. 141: 256-261.
Gupta, Vinay, Harish K Yadav, K Sreenivas, S P Singh and R S Katiyar. 2007. Effect of surface defects on the visible emission from ZnO nanoparticles. J. Mater. Res. 22: 2404-2409.
Gupta, Vinay, Namrata Dewan and K Sreenivas. 2007. Properties of crystalline -TeO2 thin film. J. Crystal Growth. 305: 237-241.
Gupta, Vinay, S Kumari, A P Singh, C Tripathi, D Chauhan, S Das, R Srivastav, K Sreenivas and V R Satsangi. 2007. Enhanced Photoelectrochemical response of Zn dotted Hematite. International J. Photoenergy. 2007: 87467.1-6.
Gupta, Vinay, A K S Chauhan and K Sreenivas. 2007. Influence of Ca additives on the optical and dielectric studies of sol-gel derived PbTiO3 ceramics. J. Phys. & Chem. Solid. 68: 119.
Gupta, Vinay, N Dewan, S P Singh and K Sreenivas. 2007. Influence of temperature stability on the sensing properties of SAW NOx sensor. Sens. and Act. B . 124: 329-335.
Gupta, Vinay, H K Yadav and K Sreenivas. 2007. Enhanced Response from metal/ZnO bi-layer Ultraviolet (UV) photodetector. Appl. Phys. Lett. 90: 172113.1-3.
Gupta, Vinay, N Dewan, K Sreenivas and R S Katiyar. 2007. Growth of amorphous TeOx (2 < x < 3) thin film by RF sputtering. J. Appl. Phys. 101: 084910.1-7.
Gupta, Vinay, P Pandey, S P Singh, S K Arya, M Datta, S Singh and B D Malhotra. 2007. Application of Thiolated Gold Nanoparticles for the Enhancement of Glucose Oxidase Activity. Langmuir. 23: 3333-3337.
Gupta, Vinay, Zimple Matharu, G Sumana, S Arya, S Singh and B D Malhotra. 2007. Polyaniline Langmuir-Blodgett Film Based Cholesterol Biosensor. Langmuir. 23: 13188-13192.
Gupta, Vinay, Arun Singh, K Sreenivas and R S Katiyar. 2007. Evidence of pseudo cubic structure in Sol-Gel Derived Pb1-xCaxTiO3 (x=0.35-0.48) ceramic by dielectric and Raman spectroscopy. J.Appl. Phys. 102: 074110.
Gupta, Vinay, H K Yadav, K Sreenivas and R S Katiyar. 2007. Defect induced activation of Raman silent modes in rf co-sputtered Mn doped ZnO thin films. J. Phys. D. Appl. Phys. 40: 6005-6009.
Gupta, Vinay, S P Singh, S K Arya, P Pandey, B D Malhotra, S Saha and K Sreenivas. 2007. Cholestrol biosensor based rf sputtered Zinc oxide nanoporous thin film. Appl. Phys. Lett. 91: 63901.
Gupta, Vinay, S P Singh, S K Arya, P Pandey, B D Malhotra, S Saha and K Sreenivas. 2007. Cholestrol biosensor based rf sputtered Zinc oxide nanoporos thin film. Virtual J. Nanoscale Sc.& Tech.
Gupta, Vinay, N Dewan and K Sreenivas. 2007. Influence of -radiation doses on the properties of TeOx : (x = 2 to 3) thin film. J. Appl. Phys. 102: 44906.
Gupta, Vinay, H K Yadav, K Sreenivas, S P Singh, B Sundarkanan and R S Katiyar. 2006. Low frequency Raman scattering from acoustic phonons confined in ZnO nanoparticles. Phys. Rev. Lett. 97: 85502.1-4.
Gupta, Vinay, Namrata Dewan and K Sreenivas. 2006. Temperature compensated devices using thin TeO2 layer with negative TCD. IEEE Electron Device Letter. 27: 752-754.
Gupta, Vinay, A Srivastava, C K Sarkar, R R Das, P Bhattacharya and R S Katiyar. 2006. Dielectric relaxation in pulsed laser ablated CaCu3Ti4O12 thin film. J. Appl. Phys. 100: 34102.1-6.
Gupta, Vinay, Harish K Yadav and K Sreenivas. 2006. Influence of post deposition annealing on the structural and optical properties of cosputtered Mn doped ZnO thin films. J. Appl. Phys 83507.1-8.
Gupta, Vinay, Sanjeev Kumar and K Sreenivas. 2006. Structural and optical properties of magnetron sputtered MgxZn1-xO tin films. J. Phys.Cond. mater. 18: 3343-3354.
Gupta, Vinay, A K S Chauhan and K Sreenivas. 2006. Dielectric and piezoelectric properties of Sol-gel derived Ca doped PbTiO3. Materials Science and Engineering B. 130: 81-88.
Gupta, Vinay, Monika Tomar, K Sreenivas and Abhai mansingh. 2005. Temperature stability of ZnO thin film SAW device on fused quartz. IEEE Trans. Device & Materials reliability. 5: 494-500.
Gupta, Vinay, N Dewan, Monika Tomar and K Sreenivas. 2005. Temperature stable LiNbO3 SAW device with diode sputtered amorphous TeO2 over-layer. Applied Physics Lett. 86: 223508.1-3.
Gupta, Vinay, N Mehan, K Sreenivas and A Mansingh. 2005. Surface plasmon resonance based refractive index sensor for liquids. Ind. J. Pure and Appl. Phys. 43: 854-858.
Gupta, Vinay, Aparna Saxena, V Gulia and K Sreenivas. 2005. Electrical properties and dc conductivity of phosphoric acid doped TGS single crystals. Ferroelectrics. 323: 145-149.
Gupta, Vinay, Sanjeev Kumar and K Sreenivas. 2005. Synthesis of photoconducting ZnO nano-needles using unbalanced magnetron sputtered ZnO/Zn/ZnO multilayer structure. Nanotechnology. 16: 1167-1171.
Gupta, Vinay, S Mozumdar, Arijit Chowdhuri and K Sreenivas. 2005. Influence of CuO catalyst in the nano scale range on SnO2 surface for H2S gas sensing applications. Pramana– J. Phys. 65: 647-652.
Gupta, Vinay, K Sreenivas, S Kumar and Jaya Choudhary. 2005. Growth of Zinc oxide nanostructures. Pramana - J. Phys. 65: 809-814.
Gupta, Vinay, R R Das, Y I Yuzyuk, P Bhattacharya and R S Katiyar. 2004. Folded acoustic phonons and soft mode dynamics in BaTiO3/SrTiO3 superlattices. Phys. Rev. B. 69: 132302.1-4.
Gupta, Vinay, A Chowdhuri, K Sreenivas, R Kumar, S Mozumdar and P K Patanjali. 2004. Response speed of SnO2-based H2S gas sensors with CuO nanoparticles. Appl. Phys. Lett. 84: 1180-1182.
Gupta, Vinay, Navina Mehan, Monika Tomar and Abhai Mansingh. 2004. Optical waveguiding and birefringence properties of sputtered zinc oxide (ZnO) thin films on glass. Optical Materials. 27: 241-248.
Gupta, Vinay, Navina Mehan, K Sreenivas and A Mansingh. 2004. Effect of annealing on refractive indices of radio frequency magnetron sputtered waveguiding zinc oxide films on glass. J. Appl. Phys. 96: 3134-3139.
Gupta, Vinay, P Bhattacharya, R S Katiyar, M Tomar and K Sreenivas. 2004. Growth & characterization of c-axis oriented LiNbO3 film on transparent conducting Al:ZnO interlayer on Si. J. Mater. Res. 19(8): 2235-2239.
Gupta, Vinay, R Jain, A Mansingh and K Sreenivas. 2004. Ferroelectric & piezoelectric properties of non-stoichiometric Sr1-xBi2+2x/3Ta2O9 Ceramics prepared from sol-gel derived powders. Mater. Sc. & Eng.B. 112: 54-58.
Gupta, Vinay, Aparna Saxena, M Fahim and K Sreenivas. 2004. Characterisation of Phosphoric acid doped TGS single crystals. J. Crystal Growth. 263: 192-202.

Other publications (Edited works/Books reviews/festschrift volumes etc.)

Edited Works

K Sreenivas. 2006. Pulsed Laser Deposition of Zinc Oxide. In ZnO Bulk, Thin Films & Nanostructures, eds: C Jagadish and S J Pearton, 85-174. UK: Elsevier.

CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION/PRESENTATIONS

Organization of Conferences

Organized one day Meeting of DST, Govt.of India  on “Solar cells and Plasmonics”, Delhi University,  April 2010

Organized one day Meeting of DST, Govt.of India  on “Development of SPR setup”, Delhi University, 1 May 2010

Participation as Paper/Poster Presenter

Delivered Invited talk at INMAM workshop & attended AMF meeting, Pattaya, Thailand, 8-13 Dec.2012

Delivered Invited Talk on “Experiments, investigative projects and Research based on Electricity and Electronics”, Enrichment programme for teachers of physics (senior secondary level), DPS Society`s HRD Centre, Dwarka, 5 June 2013.

Invited Talk and Session Chaired, National Conf. on Multifunctional advanced materials Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Science, Solan, Himachal, 2-4 May 2013.

Invited Talk at National conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Department of Applied Physics, Aligarh Muslim University, 15-16 March 2013

Effect of A-site and B-site doping on multiferroic property of BFO Thin Film, Surbhi Gupta, Monika Tomar, and Vinay Gupta, presented at INMAM workshop, during 8th Asian Meeting on Ferroelectrics (AMF-8) Pattaya, Thailand, 8-13 Dec. 2012.

NiO thin film based P-N Homojunction for Transparent Electronic Devices”, Monika Tomar, Manisha Tyagi and Vinay Gupta, International conference of young researchers on advanced materials (ICYRAM) 2012, Singapore, 1-6 July 2012.

Reagentless uric acid biosensor based on ZnO thin film loaded with CuO nanoclusters”, K. Jindal, M.Tomar & Vinay Gupta, 1st winter workshop on Engineering at Nanoscale: from materials to Bio-sensors, IIT Indore, 10-12 Dec. 2012.

ZnO Nanostructures and thin films for multifunctional device applications”, Vinay Gupta, Invited talk at National conf. on Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Dept. of Appl. Physics, Aligarh Muslim Univ., Aligarh, 10-12 March 2012

Metal oxide Nanostructures & thin films for sensor applications”, Vinay Gupta, Invited Talk at India-Singapore Joint Physics symposium (ISJPS-2012), IIT Delhi, 20-22 Feb. 2012.

Medal Lecture on “Growth of ZnO Nanostructures and thin films for multifunctional device applications”, presented during 23rd AGM of Material Research Society of India, Thapar University, Patiala, 12-15 Feb 2012.

Growth of thick ZnO  film for acoustic sensors and SAW devices”, K. Jindal, Anjali Sharma, Mahant Prasad, Arti Arora, Monika Tomar & Vinay Gupta, presented (best poster award) at annual meeting of Material Research Society of India (MRSI), Thapar University, Patiala, 13-15 Feb.2012.

Room Temperature ferromagnetism in N doped ZnO thin films and its enhanced stabilization by Co doping”, K. Jindal, Monika Tomar, R.S.Katiyar & Vinay Gupta, presented at annual meeting of Material Research Society of India (MRSI), Thapar University, Patiala, 13-15 Feb.2012.

Invited Talk at Workshop on “Recent trends in physics-2012”, UGC-SAP prog.,Dept.of Physics & Electronics, University of Jammu, 26 March 2012.

Invited Talk at INSPIRE program, Rajasthan University, Jaipur, 22 January 2012.

Multifunctional metal oxide thin films for biosensor applications, International Conference on nanomaterials and nanotechnology (ICNANO), University of Delhi, 20 December 2011

Development of metal oxide thin films by rf plasma under tunable magnetron configuration for sensor applications”, Vinay Gupta, Invited talk at 26 National symp.on Plasma Science & Tech.(PLASMA-2011), BITS Patna, 21 Dec.2011

Metal Oxide Thin Films & Nanostructures  for multifunctional applications”, Vinay Gupta, Invited Talk at National workshop on multifunctional nanomaterials, Institute of Technical Education & Research, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Univ., 26 Nov. 2011

Pulsed Laser Deposited Metal Oxide Thin Films for Sensor applications”, Vinay Gupta, Invited Talk at DAE-BRNS 6th National symp.on Pulsed laser deposition of thin films & nanostructured materials(PLD-2011), IISc., Bangalore, 9-11 Nov.2011

Room temperature ferromagnetism in N doped ZnO thin films deposited by PLD”, K. Jindal, Monika Tomar, R.S. Katiyar & Vinay Gupta, presented at DAE-BRNS 6th National symposium on Pulsed Laser Deposition of thin films and Nanostructured Materials (PLD-2011), I.I.Sc., Bangalore, 9-11 Nov. 2011

Uric acid bio-sensor based on Pulsed laser deposited CuO thin film”, K. Jindal, Kasima Arora, Monika Tomar & Vinay Gupta, presented at DAE-BRNS 6th National symposium on Pulsed Laser Deposition of thin films and Nanostructured Materials (PLD-2011), I.I.Sc., Bangalore, 9-11 Nov. 2011

MEMS: Devices and Applications”, Vinay Gupta, Invited Talk at workshop on MEMS Design, Technology & Applications (MDTA-2011), KITM, Kurushetra, Haryana, 4 Nov. 2011

Development of Metal Oxide Thin Film for multifunctional applications”, Vinay Gupta, Key Note presentation, Joint Rajbhasha Tech.Conf.(SPL,INMAS,CEFIS,DIPAR,DIPAS),SPL,Delhi,18 Feb.2011

ZnO thin film based Bio-electrodes for Mediator-less Biosensor Applications”,  1st National conf.on recent advances in Polymer nanocomposites”,Zakir Husain College,Delhi Univ.,14-15 Jan2011

ZnO Ultra-violet Photodetector with Enhanced Response”, Vinay Gupta, Invited Talk at 16 National Seminar on Phys.& Tech.of Sensor, Invited Talk, Phys. Dept, Lucknow Univ, Feb.11-13, 2011

Zinc Oxide thin film based bio-electrodes for Biosensor Applications”, M.Tomar, Shibu Saha, K.Sreenivas & Vinay Gupta presented at 16th National Seminar on Physics and Tech. of Sensors, Lucknow University, 11-13 February 2011.

Detection of low intensity UV radiation using Surface acoustic wave Oscillator”, Daipayan Dasgupta, M. Tomar, K. Sreenivas & V.Gupta, presented at 16 National Seminar on Phys. & Tech.of Sensors, Lucknow Univ., 11-13 Feb. 2011.

N:ZnO Thin Film–Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) Temperature Sensor”, K. Jindal, Monika Tomar, K. Sreenivas and Vinay Gupta, presented at 16th National Seminar on Physics & Tech.of Sensors, Lucknow Univ., 11-13 Feb. 2011

Efficient detection of uric acid using SnO2 matrix”, Kashima Aroral, Monika Tomar, K. Sreenivas and Vinay Gupta, presented at the 16th National Seminar on Physics and Tech. of Sensors, Lucknow University, 11-13 February 2011.

Studies on optical and dielectric properties of (006) LiNbO3 thin films grown by pulsed laser deposition”, Monika Tomar, Swati Shandilya, K. Sreenivas and Vinay Gupta, presented at the National conference on Appl. Physics (PANE 2010), Department of Physics, Manipur University from 5-6 October 2010.

Metal Oxide nanostructures and Thin Films for Sensor Applications”, Vinay Gupta, Invited talk at the National conference on Appl. Physics (PANE 2010), Department of Physics, Manipur University from 5-6 October 2010

Zinc Oxide: A Novel Multifunctional material for Electronic Devices”, Vinay Gupta, Workshop on “Recent Trends in Semiconductor Devices & Tech.”,D.D.U. College, N.Delhi-15, 12-13 Feb. 2010

Research Projects (Major Grants/Research Collaboration)

Collaborations (Academic):

CDAC, Noida for development of electronic nose for detection of toxic and harmful gases.

CEERI, Pilani for Piezoelectric thin films for MEMS acoustic sensors. Devices have been installed in PSLV flights of VSSC (Flights C9 - contd.).

Dr. Manoj Sharma, Solid state Physics laboratory (DRDO), Delhi

Prof. Amar Bhalla, University of Texas at Sanantanio, USA

Prof. R.S. Katiyar, University of Puerto Rico, PR 00931-3343, USA

Collaborations (Industrial interaction):

Gas Authority of India (GAIL)

Optiregion, Wazirpur, New Delhi-110052

Major Research Grants as Principal Investigator:

Sponsoring Agency

Title of the projects

Tenure

DST (Min. of S&T)

Indigenous development of table top Surface Plasmon resonance (SPR) set up

Oct. 2011-13

DRDO (NPMASS)

Growth and characterization of composite matrices of SnO2 thin film and nano catalysts for automotive gas sensors

Dec. 2010 – Sept. 2013

DRDO (SPL)

Multilayer metallization and PLG for advanced MEMS devices

Dec. 2011-13

DIT (Min. of IT & Communication)

Development of Low cost real time monitoring system for detection of harmful gases

March 2010 – June 2013

NRB (DRDO)

Design & Devp. of functional Materials for SAW Structures: Appls in Communication & Sensors

Dec 2009 - 11

DST (PURSE)

Develop. of oxide films for photonic application

June 2010 - Sept. 2013

DST (Min. of S&T)

Magnetron source for metal oxide gas sensor

March 2009-12

UGC (Min. of HRD)

CeO2 film by PLD for mediator less bio-sensor

May 2009-12

DST (Min. of S&T)

Prototype of SAW Sensor device for NOx gas

August 2009- Feb. 2012

DRDO (Min. of Def.)

Growth of c-axis LiNbO3 film for EO application

April 2005-08

DRDO (LASTEC)

Feasibility of SiC film by Sputtering/PLD

Oct. 2005-08

DST (Min. of S&T)

Development of thin film UV Photodetectors

May 2005-08

Awards and distinctions

Medal Lecture (2012), 23rd AGM of Material Research Society of India, Thapar University, Patiala, 12-15 Feb. 2012

Member, Executive Committee 2010-11, Material Research Society of India (MRSI)-Delhi Chapter

Member of the Executive committee 2007-08, Delhi chapter of “IEEE Electron Devices Society”

Recipient of BOYSCAST Fellowship (2003) of DST, Govt. of India for research abroad.

Senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer (IEEE), USA.

Association with Professional Bodies

Editing

Senior Editor (2013-14), Associate Editor (2012-13) and Member (since 2011- ) of the Editorial Board), Chemical Sensors, Simplex academic Publishers

Guest Editor, Journal Scientific Conference Proceeding, Vol.1, No.1 (2009), pp.92; Special issue having peer-reviewed articles from MNNA 2006

Reviewing

Reviewed number of manuscripts for publication in several international Journals including:

Applied Physics Letters, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Sensors and Actuators B, J. Alloys and Compounds, J. Applied Physics, Physica B, Analytica Chemica Acta, Applied Surface Science, J. Crystal Growth, Thin Solid Films, Sensors, etc.

Advisory

Member, National Advisory Committe, International conference on emerging technologies: Micro to Nano 2013, 23-24 Feb 2013, BITS-Pilani, Goa campus.

Member, Steering committee of 17th International Workshop on The Physics of Semiconductor Devices (IWPSD), 2013, Amity University.

Member, National Advisory Committee, International conference on nanostructured ceramics & other nanomaterials (ICNCN-2012), Dept.of Physics & Astrophysics, Delhi Univ., 13-16 March 2012

Member, Steering committee of 16th International Workshop on The Physics of Semiconductor Devices (IWPSD), 2011, Jamia Millia Islamia University.

Member, Steering committee, National Conference on “Electron Microscopy and Allied Fields” and XXIX Annual Meeting of Electron Microscope Society of India (EMSI) during November 26-28, 2007

Committees and Boards

UGC Expert, DSA progam at Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel University, Vidhya Nagar, Gujrat (2012-17)

Member of DST committee (2013-14), Expert Advisory Group (EAG) for Sensor and Allied Instrumentation of IDP

VC Nominee, Departmental Research Committee, Dept. of Electronics, Delhi University (2010-14) 

Memberships:

Senior Editor (23013-14), Associate Editor (2012-13), Member (2011- ) of Editorial Board, Chemical Sensors, Simplex Academic Publishers

Senior Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA

Member of Optical Society of America, USA (2010 – till date)

Life Member, Materials Research Soc. of India (MRSI)

Life Member, Plasma Society of India

Life Member, Indian Physics Teachers Association

Member, Governing Body of Daulat Ram College, University of Delhi (2010-2013)

Member, Governing Body of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, Univ. of Delhi (2001-2002; 2010-2012)

Office Bearer

Member Executive committee (2010-11) Delhi Chapter, Materials Research Society of India

Member Executive committee (2007-08) Delhi Chapter, IEEE Electron Devices Society

Other Activities

Convenor (2013), Curriculum Development committee for preparation of Physics papers realted to four year undergraduate program of University of Delhi (DC-I, DC-II, AC).

Program Coordinator in Physics, 2-Months Training program for the Faculty of Kabul University at University of Delhi

Chief Guest, Joint Rajbhasha Tech. Conf. (SPL, INMAS, CEFIS, DIPAS, DIPAR), at SPL, Delhi, 18 Feb.2011 (Key note)

Member Selection Committee, for Appointment of various posts including Scientist E and F, Assist. Professor, etc. in Ministries of Govt. of India, different Universities and colleges

Chairman, Enquiry committee (2011) constituted by Proctor, DU, for conduct of few residents of Jublee Hall, D.U.

Coordinator, refresher course in Physics and Electronics of CPDHE, Dept. of Physics & Astrophysics, for University science teachers, Delhi University, 9 March to 30 March 2010.

Coordinator, Three week structured Workshop at DRDO Laboratories [INMAS (June 2008, June 2009), and SPL (June 2009)], Delhi for undergraduate students of University of Delhi 

Member, Organizing Committee, International conference on quantum effects in solids of today (I-ConQuEST), 20-23 Dec. 2010, National Physical Laboratory, Delhi

Examiners of Ph.D. thesis of several students of various Universities incuding NIT singapore, IISc-B`lore, Univ. of Hyderabad, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Jamia Millia Islamia, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Delhi, Lucknow University, Shimla University, HNB University-Garwal, Pune University, Banaras Hindu University, etc.

Convener/Member (2006) of curriculum development committee for physics and interdisciplinary subject for framing curriculum for B.Sc. Physical/Applied/Life science streams.

Organizing committee Chair, Indo-Australia symp. on “Multifunctional Nanomaterials, Nanostructures  and Applications-MNNA 2007”, Convention Hall (VC Office), Univ. of Delhi, Dec.19-21, 2007

Convener/Member of organizing committee of XI-XV annual QUEST (1996-2006), CSEC (Delhi University)  

Convener/Org. Secretary, National Seminar on “Multifunctional Nanomaterials, Nanostructures and Applications”, Dept. of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi, December 22-23, 2006.

Member, Technical subcommittee(2006-08), Delhi University for purchase of high-end Research instruments

Member, Technical committee, University of Delhi (2006-08) for purchase of teaching instruments for the upgradation of science laboratories of undergraduate colleges.

Coordinator/in-charge of refresher course: “Computer Application in Physical Science” for undergraduate science teachers at CPDHE, Delhi University, 17 Feb. to 9 March 2006

Treasurer, Organizing committee, International Conference on Physics Education, Vigyan Bhavan, Delhi, Sept. 2005

Treasurer, Organizing committee of XIII National Seminar on Ferroelectrics and Dielectrics, Delhi University, Nov.2004

Convenor/Org. Secretary, Seminar on Environment Pollution & Public Health, DDU College, Feb. 2002

Organized an Exhibition-“Bharat Gatha” on the occasion of 50th Years of celebration of India Independence at DDU College, and received appreciation from College Governing body.