Mahesh Kumar

Research & Institution

Institutional Contact

Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur

Electrical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur
NH-62 Nagaur Road Karwar
Jodhpur-342037, INDIA


Dr. Mahesh Kumar is Associate Professor at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur, India. The IITs are among the most reputable institutes of technology in the world. Dr. Kumar is an outstanding scientist who is globally recognized for his expertise in the field of materials science and nanotechnology.He has received M.Sc degree in Physics from University of Rajasthan, M.Tech degree in Solid State Materials from IIT Delhi and Ph.D degree in Engineering from IISc Bangalore. He worked at Central Research Laboratory of Bharat Electronics Ltd. (CRL-BEL) Bangalore as Scientist from 2005 to 2013. He also worked at University of Paderborn, Germany as visiting scientist (3 months) under Bilateral Exchange Programme of INSA and at University of South Dakota, USA as Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy Fellow (3 months) supported by Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum. He has received INSA Medal for Young Scientists-2014 by Indian National Science Academy,the MRSI Medal-2016 by Materials Research Society of India, DAE-Young Achiever Award-2016 by BRNS (Department of Atomic Energy), ISSS Young Scientist Award 2017 by the Institute for Smart Structures and Systems,YSAP mission award 2019 by Global Young Academy and PHSS Foundation Young Scientist Award 2018-19 by Prof. H. S. Srivastava Foundation. He is founding Member and served as Chair of Indian National Young Academy of Sciences, Member of National Academy of Sciences India & Global Young Academy and IEEE Senior Member from 2016. He has published more than 100 research articles.

Awards & Affiliations


INSA Medal for Young Scientists-2014

The MRSI Medal-2016

DAE Young Achiever Award-2016

Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy Fellowship

INSA Bilateral Exchange fellowship