Dr. P Murugavel


Department of Physics, IIT-Madras
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India - 600036

Title of the thesis, “Thin Films and Sub-micron Powders of Complex Metal Oxides Prepared by Nebulized Spray Pyrolysis and Brillouin Scattering Investigations of Phase Transitions in Solids” Supervisor: Prof. C.N.R.Rao, IISc., Bangalore

Postdoctoral Fellow

National Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. from IIT Guwahati

Research interests: Correlation between structural and magnetic properties of spinel oxide

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Research Students

Ph.D. Scholar

Research interests: Visible light absorbing ferroelectric materials for photovoltaic applications

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Ph.D. Scholar

Research interests: Spin reorientation and complex magnetic ordering in rare earth orthoferrites

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Ph.D. Scholar

Research interests: Ferroelectric photovoltaic and pyro-energy harvesting applications

Email: shanmugak03@gmail.com

Ph.D. Scholar

Research interests: Piezoelectric and ferroelectric materials for energy storage applications

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Ph.D. Scholar

Research interests: Role of cationic vacancies on electrocaloric phenomenon in lead free ferroelectric materials

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Ph.D. Scholar

Research interests: Triboelectric nanogenerator, Polymer-based materials for nanogenerators and sensors

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Ph.D. Scholar

Research interests: Flexo-electrocaloric effect

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PhD student [Jointly with Prof. Somnath Chanda Roy, Physics, IIT-Madras]

Research interests: Metal oxide based thin films for Photocatalytic applications

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PhD student [Jointly with Prof. P. N. Santhosh, Physics, IIT-Madras]

Research interests: Structural, magnetic and dielectric properties of high entropy perovskite oxide

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“Multifunctional characteristics of BaTiO3-based ferroelectric oxides” (2021).
Institute Research Award – 2021
Best thesis in Ph.D in Energy/Physics-2021
Presently as Post doctoral fellow,
Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom.

“Investigation of photovoltaic and photodetector characteristics on BiFeO3 based thin film” (2020).
Institute Research Award – 2020
Prof A L Lashkar Prize Award for Best thesis in Physics -2020
Presently as Post doctoral fellow,
University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

“Ferroelectric, magnetoelectric and photovoltaic properties of multifunctional [Ba(Zr0.2Ti0.8)O3]0.5[(Ba0.7Ca0.3)TiO3]0.5 oxide in bulk and thin films” (2019).
Selected for Marie Curie Fellowship
Institute Research Award - 2019
Presently as Alexander von Humboldt postdoctoral fellow,
University of Konstanz, Germany.

“Dielectric, magnetoelectric and photovoltaic on BaTi1-xSnxO3 piezoceramics” (2019).
Presently as Scientific Reviewer,
Cactus Communication.

“Investigations of dielectric, magnetic, magnetodielectric and pyroelectric properties of A- and B-site substituted orthorhombic GdMnO3 system” (2018).
Presently as Post doctoral fellow,
Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, South Korea.

“Investigations on ferroelectric polyvinylidene fluoride and diisopropylammonium bromide towards multifunctional applications” (2016).
Presently as Assistant professor,
Vignana Jyothi Instititute of Engineering and Technology,
Hyderabad, India.

“Synthesis and characterisations of some perovskite multifunctional oxides” (2015).
Presently as Founding Director,
Chief R&D Officer at AlienSolar,
Kolkata, India.

“Investigation of spin reorientation and magnetoelectric coupling in rare earth manganites RMnO3” (2013).
Presently as SERB National postdoctoral fellow,
Anna University,
Chennai, India.