Dr. Samir Ranjan Meher

Designation : Associate Professor Grade 1
School / Centre : School of Advanced Sciences
Department : Physics

Educational Details

IIT Madras

Thin Film Semiconductors
Graduated in 2012

Sambalpur University, Odisha

Nuclear Physics
Graduated in 2002

G.M. College, Sambalpur, Odisha

Physics (Hons.)
Graduated in 1999

Post Doctoral Experiences

(Jan 2012 – May 2013), Research Associate, Semiconductor Laboratory, I.I.T. Madras, Project Title: “Study on Cu2S and Cu2ZnSnS4 thin films prepared by modified activated reactive evaporation” (Funded by Saint-Gobain Recherche, France)

Research Details

Areas of Specialization
  • Thin Films
  • Photovoltaics
  • Toxic Gas Sensors
  • Ab initio Calculations

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Completed Funded Project Details

Title Funding Agency
Copper oxide based cost-effective photovoltaics by magnetron sputtering (2019 – 2022) PI DST-SERB (27 Lakhs)
Investigation of novel contactless technique to quantify quantum efficiency of solar cell materials, (2018 – 2021) Co-PI DST-SERB (30 Lakhs)
Metal Oxide Semiconductors For Non-Invasive Diagnosis Of Breast Cancer, (2019 – 2021) Co-PI, MHRD-SPARC (36 Lakhs )
CZTS absorber material by MARS technique for high efficiency thin film solar cells, (2014 – 2017) Co-PI DST-INDIGO (71 Lakhs )

Patent Published Details

Title Application No.
Non-invasive sensor device for measuring a concentration of acetone in an exhaled breath gas 202341007304

Books / Book Chapters Published Details

Title Publisher Published Year
Nanotechnology in Electronics: Materials, Properties, Devices Wiley 2022
Nanostructured Materials for Visible Light Photocatalysis Elsevier 2021

International Collaborations

  • University of Texas, Dallas, USA