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Prashant Kumar, Indian research scientist. Achievements include invention of exploding wire technique for the synthesis of nanoparticles; development of electric field induced nanowire growth and nanoparticle array formation and crystallization for metallic thin film systems; discovery of graphene oxide reduction by various light sources like laser, Ultraviolet and sunlight. Member of Indian Laser Society, Indian Association Physics.

Background

Kumar, Prashant was born on March 1, 1977 in Saharsa. Son of Amarnath Jha and Pushpa Devi.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physic with honors, Banaras Hindu University, India, 2001. Master of Science in Physics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2003. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University Hyderabad, India, 2009.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow, department science & technical Government of India, JNCASR, Bangalore, since 2009. Editor-in-chief Internet Journal Nano Technology. Member editorial board Advances Natural Sciences Nanosci.

& Nano Technology; reviewer in fields.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of exploding wire technique for the synthesis of nanoparticles. Development of electric field induced nanowire growth and nanoparticle array formation and crystallization for metallic thin film systems. Discovery of graphene oxide reduction by various light sources like laser, Ultraviolet and sunlight.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.

Membership

Member of Indian Laser Society, Indian Association Physics.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Ice skating, painting, writing, music.

Connections

Married Shipu Kumari. 1 child Apratim.

father:
Amarnath Jha

mother:
Pushpa Devi

spouse:
Shipu Kumari

child:
Apratim Kumar