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  • Perumal Alagarsamy received his Bachelors degree in Physics (in 1995) from Madurai Kamaraj University and Master's degree in Physics (in 1997) from American College, Madurai.

  • In 1997, he joined as a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in a CSIR sponsored project in the area of Condensed Matter Experimental Physics in the department of Physics and Meteorology, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.

  • Received Senior Research Fellowship award from CSIR in 2000.

  • Received Ph.D. degree from Department of Physics and Meteorology, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India in 2002.

  • Visited as postdoctoral fellow to department of Physics and Center for NanoSpinics of Spintronic Materials (CNMS), Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, South Korea during 2001 - 2003.

  • Subsequently, he moved to Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya, Japan during 2003 - 2004.

  • In August 2004, he joined Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati as Assistant Professor.

  • Received Young Scientist Award from Indian National Science Academy (INSA) - 2005, in the area of Physical Sciences.

  • Received Young Scientist Research Award from Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS), DAE, 2005.

  • Visited to Magnetic Materials Center, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Japan, as a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellow during May 2007 - December 2008.

  • In Feb 2009, he was promoted as Associate Professor.

  • Invited as Guest Researcher from International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, JAPAN, 2009.

  • Received Indira Gandhi Sadbhavana Gold Medal Award 2013 from Global Economic Progress and Research Association.

  • In August 2014, he got promoted as Professor.

  • Invited as Research Advisor in Magnetic Materials Unit, NIMS during 2015 summer.

  • Received NIMS Global Collaboration Fellowship Program FY-2017 to visit Research Center for Magnetic and Spintronic Materials (CMSM), NIMS during August 2017 for collaborative work.

  • Received JSPS Invitational Fellowship for Research in Japan (Long term FY2018) to visit CMSM, NIMS from June 2018 for collaborative work.

  • Received NIMS Global Collaboration Fellowship Program FY-2019 to visit Research Center for Magnetic and Spintronic Materials (CMSM), NIMS during April to July 2019 for collaborative work.

  • Offered as an Adjunct Faculty in Physics, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, Tamil nadu, since August 2021.

  • In December 2021, he was upgraded to Professor (HAG); Level 15.

  • He is a life member of Magnetic Society of India and ASM International Society.

  • He was elevated to IEEE Senior Member in February 2022.

  • He has been working in the area of Magnetism and Magnetic materials for energy harvesting, CIP-GMR sensors, Transition Metal oxide-based films, Nanogranular magnetic materials for ultrahigh-density magnetic recording; Multilayer thin films for soft magnetic films, Magnetic and electrical transport properties at low/high temperatures; Nanostructural formation mechanism in rapidly solidified material and mechanically alloyed powders; Magnetic nanoparticles and nanocomposites.

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