Dr. R. Rakesh Kumar

Upsc199673.jpg1Dr. R. Rakesh Kumar, is presently working as an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of. Physics, at Gitam University, Hyderabad from July 30, 2014.

Previously, he was a Visiting faculty in the Dept. of. Physics, at Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER), Bhopal from Jan 1, 2014 to July 28, 2014.

He did his Ph.D from Indian Institute of science Bangalore. The title of the thesis is “Growth of semiconductor and semiconducting oxide nanowires by vacuum evaporation methods”, under Dr. K. Narasimha Rao, Prof. K.Rajanna at the Department of Instrumentation and Applied Physics, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India.

His area of research includes Nanomaterials (nanowires/nanorods) synthesis and their application in energy harvesting. He is reviewer of international journals.