IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

आई आई ई एस टि, शिवपुर

भारतीय अभियांत्रिकी विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान, शिवपुर

(पूर्व में बंगाल इंजीनियरिंग एंड साइंस यूनिवर्सिटी)

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Syed Minhaz Hossain

Assistant Professor

Department of Physics

Academic Qualifications

  • Visiting Professor, Department of Physics, SUNY @ Buffalo, NY, (2012-2013)
  •  KR fellow, Awarded by the American Physical Soceity (2012)
  • BOYSCAST fellow, Awarded by the DST, Govt. of India (2007) @ Dipartimento di Fisica, UniversitaDegliStudi di Trento, Italia
  • Research Associate (CSIR) at IC Design and Fabrication Center, Dept. of ETCE, Jadavpur University.
  • Ph,DJadavpur University -2002
  • M.Sc. (Physics)-1996
  • B.Sc (Physics)-1994



  1. Phone Number Extension:426
  2. Mobile: 9830546483


  1. Email ID ( Institutional ):shminhaz@physics.iiests.ac.in

    Email ID ( Others, Optional ):shminhaz@gmail.com

Area of Research

  • Low dimensional solid state physics
  • Photonics and Photovoltaics in nano scale.
  • Electronic, optoelectronic and sensing applications of Nanostructured Silicon
  • Physics Education Research

Courses Undertaken

  UG Courses

  1. Mathematical Physics
  2. Electrodynamics
  3. Special Relativity
  4. Quantum Mechanics
  5. Laser/optics


  PG Courses

  1. Solid State Physics-I
  2. Classical Mechanics
  3. Statistical Mechanics
  4. Basic Electronics
  5. Materials Physics-II
  6. Computational Physics (Elective)
  7. General Laboratory-I
  8. Basic Electronics Laboratory-I
  9. Special Laboratory (Solid State Physics)
  10. Advanced Laboratory


Ph.D Course Work

  1. Physics and Applications of Nanoscopic Solids

Recent Publications (Last 10)

  1. Electrical transport through array of electrochemically etched silicon nanorods,UjjwalGhanta, SujaySingh,Mallar Ray, Nil RatanBandyopadhyay, SambandamurthyGanapathy, Syed Minhaz Hossain, Physica Status Solidi (a)  DOI: 10.1002/pssa.201600879, 2017
  2. Gold-Silver Nanostructures: Plasmon Plasmon Interaction, Atrayee HazraaSyed Minhaz HossainAshit Kumar PramanickMallar Ray vacuum, accepted-2017 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vacuum.2017.05.016
  3. Unipolar resistive switching followed by Oscillatory Tunneling conduction in Si-SiOx Core-Shell Quantum Dot; U Ghanta, M. Ray, S.M.Hossain,  27(45), 455702,  2016.
  4. Black silicon solar cell: analysis optimization and evolution towards a thinner and flexible future

AB Roy, A Dhar, M Choudhuri, S Das, SM Hossain, A Kundu, Nanotechnology 27 (30), 305302 , 2016

  1. Electrical Transport Mechanism in Au Modified Nano Porous Silicon. J NanomaterMolNanotechnol, 5(2), 2016, DOI: 10.4172/2324-8777.1000180, J. Das, S Pradhan, SM Hossain,
  2. Superliner Photo Response in Colloids of Silicon Quantum Dots

N R Bandyopadhyay, S M Hossain, U. Ghanta, M. Ray


  1. Tapered silicon nanopillars for enhanced performance thin film solar cells, AvraKundu, Sonali Das, S. M. Hossain, Swapan K. Datta, HiranmaySaha, Energy Procedia, Volume 54, pp 389-399, 2014.
  2. Selective manhole methane sensing by Pd-modified nanostructured porous silicon, S. Pradhan, S.M. Hossain, J. Das, IJMSET 1(6) (2014) 10-14
  3. Photoluminescence From Oxidized Macroporous Silicon: Nanoripples and Strained Silicon Nanostructures, M Ray, A Jana, U Ghanta, NR Bandyopadhyay, SM Hossain IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability 13 (1), 87-92 (2013)
  4. Performance enhancement of crystalline silicon solar cells by coating with luminescent silicon nanostructures, TS Basu, M Ray, NR Bandyopadhyay, AK Pramanick, SM Hossain Journal of electronic materials 42 (3), 403-409 (2013)