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Prof. S. Asokan   Prof. Dr. Sundarrajan Asokan, FNASc.
Professor




Instrumentation and Applied Physics
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 560012 KA India



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Phone:
+91 80 2293 3195
+91 80 2293 2271
+91 80 2293 2637


Fax:
+91 80 2360 8686


Email:
sundarrajan.asokan@gmail.com
sasokan@isu.iisc.ernet.in
sasokan@iap.iisc.ernet.in
 
Academic Background
  • Ph.D. Physics, IISc., Bangalore

  • M.Sc. Materials Science, Anna University, Madras

  • B.Sc. Physics, Madras University, Madras

Academic Achievements/Awards/Honours
  • I Rank, M.Sc. Materials Science, Anna University, Madras, 1983

  • The Martin J. Forster Gold Medal of the Indian Institute of Science, for the best Ph.D. thesis in the Division of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, for the year 1986-87

  • Young Scientist Medal, Indian National Science Academy, 1990

  • Japanese Society for Promotion of Science Visiting Scientist, Dept. of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Gifu University Japan, 1991

  • Young Scientist Research Award of the Department of Atomic Energy, India, for the year 1995

  • INSA-Royal Society Visiting Scientist, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London (1998)

  • Visiting Scholar, Lyman Laboratory, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA (1999)

  • General Secretary, Instrument Society of India (2000-2004)

  • Vice President, Instrument Society of India (2004-2008)

  • Elected Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, 2008

Affiliation to Professional Societies
  • Life Member - Instruments Society of India

  • Life Member - Semiconductor Society of India

Administrative Positions Held
  • Chairman, Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), IISc, Bangalore, India (2004-2007)

  • Chairman, Robert Bosch Center for Cyber Physical Systems (2011 onwards)

Editorial work for journals
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Indian Institute of Science

Refereeing for International Journals
  • Appl. Phys. A
  • Bull. Materials Science
  • Current Science
  • IEEE Transactions for Instrumentation & Measurements
  • J. Alloys & Compounds
  • J. Non-Crystalline Solids
  • J. Opto Electronics & Advanced Materials
  • J. Physics & Chemistry of Solids
  • Materials Chemistry & Physics
  • Optics Letters
  • Physica
  • Pramana
  • Radiation Measurements
  • Solid State Communications
  • Thin Solid Films
  • Vacuum

Books Published/Edited
  • Advances in Instrumentation (New Age, India, 1996) (Editor)

  • Proceedings of International symposium on Non-Oxide and Novel Optical Glasses, Special Issue of J. Non-Cryst. Solids (Elsevier, USA, 2007) (Guest Editor)
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