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Dr. Sumita Mukhopadhyay

About


Sumita Mukhopadhyay received the M. Tech. degree in materials science and engineering and the M.Sc. degree in physics from IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India. She received the Ph.D. degree in the area of thin film solar photovoltaics from the Energy Research Unit (ERU), Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), Kolkata, India, where she also held a post-doctoral position. She is Assistant Professor with the Centre of Excellence for Green Energy and Sensor Systems (CEGESS), Indian Institute of Engineering, Science, and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur, India. Her areas of research include light trapping in front TCO to enhance the efficiency of thin-film Si (TFS) solar cells and simulation and fabrication of TFS solar cells. She has worked on solar photovoltaics for last 19 years. Her interests include silicon thin-film solar cells, including the development of materials and device fabrication for amorphous, microcrystalline, micromorph solar cell, light trapping, development of advanced transparent conducting oxides, and 3-D solar cells. Dr. Mukhopadhyay has 92 publications, including 37 international journal publications. She has twice been awarded under the Fast Track Scheme for Young Scientists of DST. She is a life member of Solar Energy Society of India and served as Secretary and a member of the Executive Committee of the Eastern Regional Chapter for several years.

Major Awards/Honours

  • Fellowhship, Institute of Engineering and Technology , UK (IET) (2019)
  • Fellowship, Royal Society of Arts, Manufacturing and Commerce, UK (RSA) (2019)
  • Fellowship, Institute of Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, India (IETE) (2018)
  • Awarded under Fast Track Scheme for Young Scientists (DST) (2009, 2013)
  • Best Oral Presentation Award in 18th International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference (PVSEC 18) (2005)

Academic Qualifications


M. Tech. degree in materials science and engineering and the M.Sc. degree in physics from IIT Kharagpur

Ph.D. degree in the area of thin film solar photovoltaics from the Energy Research Unit (ERU), Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), Kolkata, India,

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Patents


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Research Groups


Susmita Biswas
Ph. D
7003566238
sabitasusmita@gmail.com

Pritam Banerjee
Ph. D
7059113877
ipritam31@gmail.com

Dibyendu Ghosh
Ph. D.
ghosh.dibyendu96@gmail.com

Created: 23 November 2019