Dr. Agam Prakash Vajpeyi

Assistant Professor
Department of Physics
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati - 781 039, Assam, INDIA
e-mail:    apvajpeyi@iitg.ernet.in
Phone:  +91-361-258-2727 (Off.), 4727 (Res.)
Fax:        +91-361-2582749 / 2690762


Academic Qualifications:

  • Ph.D (Advanced Materials in Micro& Nano Systems);       Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA), National University of Singapore(NUS), Singapore; 2006;  
  • Thesis title: "Preparation of nanoporous GaN and impact of Europium implantation on its optical properties".
  • Supervisors: 
         Prof. Chua Soo Jin (Deptt. of Electrical and Computer Engg. NUS, Singapore)
         Prof Eugene Fitzgerald (Deptt. of Material Science & Engineering, MIT, USA)
  • M.Tech.(Cryogenic Engg.);            Indian  Institute  of   Technology, Kharagpur,  India;  2000;
  • Thesis title: "Design of Superconducting Magnets".
  • M.Sc.(Physics);        Agra University, UP,   India; 1998.
  • B.Sc.(Physics);         Agra University, UP, India; 1996.


Research/Academic Experience (Post-Ph.D):

  • Assistant Professor: Physics Department, I.I.T. Guwahati, Guwahati, India, from July 2010.
  • Research Scientist: Tyndall National Institute, University of Cork (UCC), Cork, Ireland, from May 2009 to May 2010.
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow: Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL), Foundation for Research & Technology, Hellas (FORTH), University of Crete, Greece, from March 2007 to February 2009.
  • Senior Process Integration Engineer: Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing, Singapore, from July 2005 to February 2007.


Awards/Honours Received:

  • Marie Curie Fellowship for the post doctoral research work in Greece, 2007
  • Received Recognition award for service excellence in Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing, Singapore, 2006
  • Elsevier Student travel award in International conference in Vacuum  (IVC-16) held in Venice, Italy, June 2004
  •  Qualified UGC-CSIR written exam in 2001
  • Obtained All India Rank -66 in GATE exam (Physical science) in 1998
  • Awarded National Merit Scholarship from 1991-1996 based on 10th and 12th marks

Membership of Academic/Professional Society:

  • Member of Materials Research Society (MRS), US
  • Member of Materials Research Society (MRS), Singapore
  • Member of Materials Research Society (MRS), Australia
  • Membership of Institute of physics (IOP), UK