I am a key researcher in European Commission’s Horizon 2020 project 'CORNET' at ATI. After my PhD from Defence Laboratory (DRDO)/ JNV University Jodhpur (India), I received prestigious postdoctoral fellowship of Blaustein Institute and moved to Israel. I have acquired expertise in fabrication of different architectures of perovskite photovoltaics (PPVs) and accelerated stability assessment of perovskite and organic PV materials & devices under concentrated sunlight to understand their degradation pathways. My current research interests include developing highly efficient OPVs using non fullerene acceptors (NFAs) in binary and ternary systems, investigating their charge transportation and energy transfer mechanisms and upscaling of OPVs & PPVs using S2S and R2R printing techniques. I have about 7 years postdoctoral research experience in photovoltaics and more than 20 research articles in my credit.
I am a key member in European project, ‘Multiscale modelling and characterization to optimize the manufacturing processes of organic electronics materials and devices’ (CORNET) under Horizon 2020 grant. My current research at ATI is focused on upscaling of organic and perovskite-based photovoltaics (OPVs & PPVs) through sheet-to-sheet (S2S) deposition using slot-die coating technique. My research is also directed towards the development of non-fullerene acceptor (NFA) based binary and ternary OPV devices. Investigation of parallel charge generation and energy transfer in my highly performing (12% efficient) NFA containing binary and ternary devices system has recently accomplished, and upscaling of these devices to lab-scale module level is now in focus.
‘Multiscale modelling and characterization to optimize the manufacturing processes of organic electronics materials and devices’
An experimentally-validated multi-scale materials, process and device modelling & design platform enabling non-expert access to open innovation in the Organic and Large Area Electronics Industry
Undergraduate Courses taught in India (2010-2013)
- Inorganic Chemistry course.
- Engineering Chemistry course.