Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata
School of Materials Sciences
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata-700032, India
III-V Semiconductors, 2D-Materials/MXenes, Carbon Nanostructures, Photodetectors, Supercapacitors, Water-splitting and CO2 reduction
Topics to speak on:
Materials Engineering, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, III-V Semiconductors, 2D-Materials/MXenes, Carbon Nanostructures, Photodetectors, Supercapacitors, Water-splitting and CO2 reduction
Dr Praveen is working as an Assistant Professor at the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Sciences (IACS), Kolkata. He did his PhD from the Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, followed by postdoctoral research at ISOM, UPM Madrid, Spain, as a Marie Curie Fellow. He is an Editorial Board Member of Materials Letters (Elsevier) and Nanotechnology (IOP) Journals. He is also a Chair of the Career Development Working Group of the Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) and also served as a Chair of Indian Chapter (2017-2021). He is a member of The National Academy of Sciences (NASI), India and the Indian National Young Academy of Sciences (INYAS). He is a recipient of several recognized awards and fellowships, including the Fullbright Nehru Professional Excellence Fellowship 2022, MRSI Medal 2021, MCAA Societal Impact Award (2019), DAE Young Achiever Award (2019), Micro Internal Travel Grants (MITG), European Commission (2018), BRICS Young Scientist Award (2017), INSPIRE Faculty Award (2014), Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship (2012), etc.
Dr Praveen’s research contribution covers a broad spectrum of Materials Science, including III-V semiconductors, 2D-Materials, MXenes, Carbon Nanostructures, etc., for various energy harvesting (PEC water splitting, CO2 reduction, Broadband photodetectors) & storage (Supercapacitors) applications. He has authored 89 publications in peer-reviewed international journals, filed 03 patents, more than 75 in conference proceedings, 09 books/chapters, and delivered around 52 invited talks around the globe.
|Member| Global Young Academy (GAY) 2022
Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowships 2022
|Advisory Panel Member| Nanotechnology (IOP) 2022
Member, Indian National Young Academy of Sciences (INYAS, 2021-2026)
MRSI Medal 2021, Materials Research Society of India (MRSI)
Editorial Board Member, Materials Letters, Elsevier (2020-2024)