Dr. Nishant Kumar

(Assistant Professor)
MAHARISHI SCHOOL OF SCIENCE
nishant.kumar@muit.in

Subject of Expertise:
Physics (Solid state Physics, Nuclear Physics, Electronics, Mechanics, Quantum Mechanics)

Qualifications:
M.Sc., Ph.D. (Physics)

Experience:
Post-Ph.D.-2 years, Teaching Experience- 6 years

Research Interest:
Material Science, Nanomaterials, Thin Films, Luminescent Materials, Photoconductivity, Sensors

Publications:
Journals: International: 27, National : 04;
Book Chapter: International :01;National :02,

Professional Affiliations:
1. Life member of Laser and Spectroscopy Society of India
2. Life member of Indian Science Congress Association.
3. Life member of International Association of Advanced Materials, Sweden.
4. Life member of Vigyan Parishad, Shri J. N.P. G. College Lucknow.
5. Annual Member of Institute of Physics (IOP) London, UK.
6. Regular Fellow Optical Society of India.

Professional Activities:
Conference/Workshop Organised:
Convener:
 National E-Conference on Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Technology (NCIRST-20) Organized by A. Islamia Degree College, Lucknow on May 30-31, 2020

Organizing Secretary:
 Workshop on ‘Introduction to Artificial Intelligence : Neural Networks’ Organized by Department of Physics, Maharishi University of Information & Technology, Lucknow,October 16, 2019.

Member of Organizing Committee :
1. International E-Seminar on Issues and Challenges on Agricultural and Aquatic Sectors along with Human Health in the Present Scenario of COVID-19organized by Lucknow Christian College, Lucknow, held on 7th and 8th September, 2020
2. International Day of Light – A global initiative by UNESCO organized by Department of Physics, University of Lucknow, May 15-16, 2020.
3. National Conference on Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology organized by Department of Physics, University of Lucknow, Feb 11-13, 2017.
4. International Conference on Advances of Light Technology and Spectroscopy of materials organized by Department of Physics, University of Lucknow and LASSI, Jan 16-18, 2016.

Editor:
1. Proceedings of National E-Conference on Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Technology (NCIRST-20)organized by A. Islamia Degree College Lucknow on May 30-31, 2020.
2. Proceedings of 6th National Conference on Nanomaterials and Nanotechnologyorganized by Department of Physics, University of Lucknow, Feb 11-13, 2017.
3. Proceedings of International Conference on Advances of Light Technology and Spectroscopy of materialsorganized by Department of Physics, University of Lucknow and LASSI, Jan 16-18, 2016.
4. Editorial Board Member,SCIREA Journal of Materials, Science Research Association.

Reviewer
1. Journal of Alloys and Compounds (Elsevier)
2. Opto-Electronics Review(Elsevier)
3. Materials Today: Proceedings (Elsevier)
4. Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing (Elsevier)
5. Electronic Materials Letters (Springer)
6. AIP Conference Proceedings (American Institute of Physics)
7. SCIREA Journal of Materials, Science Research Association

Committee Member
1. Sectional Committee Member, Physical Science, Indian Science Congress Association for 104th session, Jan. 3-7, 2017.
2. Sectional Committee Member, Physical Science, Indian Science Congress Association for 105th session March. 16-20,2018.

Invited Talk:
1. National Seminar on” Innovative Methods of teaching physics, organized by the Department of Physics,Shia P.G. College, Lucknow, March 5-6, 2020.
2. National Seminar on “Prospect of Science and Society in the Era of Artificial Intelligence” cum AI Mahotsav (AIM-20), organized by the Department of Physics,BSNV PG College, Lucknow, March 3-4, 2020.

Other Achievements and Awards:
Research Awards:

1. Best Oral Presentation Award inNational Conference on Science Communication held at F. A. A. Govt. P. G. College Sitapur, Feb. 16-17, 2018.
2. Research Awardfrom University of Lucknow, Lucknow for the session 2017-18.
3. Best Poster Awardin 6th National Conference on Nanomaterials & Nanotechnology organised by University of Lucknow, Lucknow (U.P.), Feb. 11-13, 2017.
4. Research Awardfrom University of Lucknow, Lucknow for the session 2016-17.
5. Best Poster Award in103rd Indian Science Congress held at Mysore University, Mysore, Jan.3-7, 2016.
6. Best Poster Awardin 5th National Conference on Nanotechnology and Materials Science organised by University of Lucknow, Lucknow (U.P.), Dec. 21-23, 2013.
7. DST International Travel Grant for oral presentation in international conference in Sweden, 23-26Aug2015 from Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi.
8. International Travel Grant from CICS Chennai for oral presentation in international conference in Sweden, 23-26Aug2015.
9. International Travel Grant fromDepartment of Higher Education, U.P. Government, Lucknow for oral presentation in international conference in Sweden, 23-26Aug2015.
10. International Travel Grant fromUniversity of Lucknow for oral presentation in international conference in Sweden, 23-26Aug2015.
11. Best Poster Awardin 4th National Conference on Nanomaterials & Nanotechnology organised by University of Lucknow, Lucknow (U.P.), Dec. 21-23, 2011.
12. Research Fellowship from Council of Science and Technology, Uttar Pradesh, during 20th Jan 2011 to 19th Jan 2014.