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Dr. Nikhil Kumar

Asst. Professor, Department of Physics
S.NO.ExamSpecialityInstitute/UniversityYear
1 B.Sc. UNIVERSITY OF ALLAHABAD2006
2 MScCondensed Matter PhysicsJAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY, NEW DELHI2008
3 GATEPHYSICSIIT2009
4 JRFPHYSICAL SCIENCESCSIR2009
5 PhDEXPERIMENTAL CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICSINDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY KANPUR2016
  • EXPERIMENTAL CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS
  • MATERIAL SCIENCE, NANO ELECTRONICS, NANO DEVICES AND SENSORS
  • LOW TEMPERATURE PHYSICS
S.NO.DesignationCollege/InstituteFromToTotal Exp.
1 ASSISTANT PROFESSORDDU GORAKHPUR UNIVERSITY03/07/2018 01/12/2022 (Till) 4 Years 5 Months
2 INSTITUTE POST DOCTORAL FELLOWIIT BOMBAY24/04/2018 02/07/2018 3 Months
3 VISITING FELLOW AND SERB DST NPDFTATA INSTITUTE OF FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH, MUMBAI14/01/2016 15/09/2017 1 Years 8 Months
4 VISITING FELLOWCNRS INSTITUTE NEEL, GRENOBLE, FRANCE05/05/2012 25/07/2012 2 Months

Teaching

UG Experience: 3 Year(s)

PG Experience: 3 Year(s)

Research

Total Research Experience: 8
  • EXPERIMENTAL CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS
  • MATERIAL SCIENCE, NANO ELECTRONICS, NANO DEVICES AND SENSORS
  • LOW TEMPERATURE PHYSICS
  
1 Apoorv Jindal,Digambar A. Jangade, Nikhil Kumar, JayKumar Vaidya, Ipsita Das, R. Bapat, J.Parmar, Bhagyashree Chalke, A. Tamizhavel& Mandar M. Deshmukh, “Growth of high quality Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+δwhiskers and electrical properties of resulting exfoliated flakes” ScientificReports, 7, 3295 (2017). (Equal contribution as the first author)

Impact Factor: 5.0

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-03408-2.pdf
2 Nikhil Kumar,T. Fournier, H. Courtois, C. B. Winkelmann, and Anjan K. Gupta, “Reversibility Of Superconducting Nb Weak Links Driven By TheProximity Effect In A Quantum Interference Device”  Physical Review Letters, 114, 157003, (2015)

Imapact Factor: 9.25


https://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.157003
3 AnjanK. Gupta, Nikhil Kumar and SouravBiswas, “Temperature and Phase Dynamics in Superconducting Weak Links” Journal of Appl. Phys. 116, 173901 (2014).

Impact Factor: 2.5

https://aip.scitation.org/doi/abs/10.1063/1.4900742


4 Nikhil Kumar, C. B. Winkelmann, Sourav Biswas, H. Courtois, , and Anjan K. Gupta,  “Controlling hysteresis in superconductingconstrictions with a resistive shunt”, Superconductor Science & Techonology as Fast Track Communication” , 28 (2015) 072003.
Impact Factor: 2.8

https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0953-2048/28/7/072003

A view point is published on this article by Prof. Christopher Bell from University of Oxford.
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0953-2048/28/8/080501/pdf
5

Nikhil Kumar, T. Fournier, H. Courtois, and Anjan K. Gupta,),“Fabrication and Characterization of Shunted µ-SQUIDs”AIPConference Proceedings, 1591,1591,2014

https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/1.4873045





6 Sourav Biswas, Nikhil Kumar, C. B. Winkelmann, HerveCourtois, and Anjan K. Gupta, Randomtelegraphic voltage noise due to thermal bi-stability in a superconducting weaklinkAIP Conference Proceedings, 1731,130001 (2016);
https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/1.4948107
  
1 Dilvered Invited lecture in Kendriya Vidyalaya Gorakhpur for the in Service Course of whole Varanasi region on Dec 27, 2020 on the topic "Digital Learning in COVID Era." 
S.NO.Name of the principal InvestigatorDurationName of the Research ProjectAmount/Fund receivedName of funding agencyYear of sanctionStatus (Complted /Ongoing)
1 Dr. Nikhil Kumar5 yearsNANO-SQUID MAGNETOMETRY FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS35 Lakh/ 7 lakh receivedDST-SERB2018On going
2 Dr. Nikhil Kumar3 YearsEffect of Ion Beam on the properties of High Tc Superconducting thin films, sensors and ferromagnetic nano-structures used for Cancer TherapyTo Be Received (15 Lacs)IUAC NEW DELHI2020On going
  • Currently Enrolled: 0
  • Awarded:              0

Administrative Responsibility

S.NO.DescriptionFromToYear & Month
1 Member Clean Green Campus, DDUGU01/08/201931/03/20201 Year 5 Month
2 Member, IT Cell15/12/2020Till Date2 Year 0 Month

Awards & Fellowships

S.NO.TitleDescriptionAwarding Institute/BodyAward Date
1 BEST TEACHER AWARDAPPLYING DIGITAL INNOVATIONS IN TEACHINGICFAI BUSINESS SCHOOL, DEHRADUN (14th rank best management University in India)03/09/2021
2 BEST TEACHER AWARDfor implementing National Education Policy and High standard in teaching DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION, GOVERNMENT OF UTTAR PRADESH In collaboration with DDUGU05/09/2021

Study Materials for Students



e-content

S.NO.e-PG-PathshalaFor CEC (Under Graduate)SWAYAMMOOCs platformNPTEL/NMEICT/any other Government initiativeInstitutional LMS
1 YouTube Channel "Concepts of Physical Sciences by Dr. Nikhil Kumar",...DDU Gorakhpur University e-Pathshala

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