Kaushik Pal, PhD, is Professor and Distinguish Scientist at Wuhan University, School of Materials Sciences and Engineering, Hubei, Republic of China. Prior to that, he was a Visiting Professor at the International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (IIUCNN) School of Energy Materials, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India, as well as Chief-Scientist and Faculty (CAS) Fellow at the Chinese Academy of Science. He supervises a significant number of students pursuing their bachelor, master, PhD, and postdoctoral degrees. He has published over 65 papers in several international top-tier journals, including those published by IOP Nanotechnology, Royal Chemical Society, Elsevier, Springer, IEEE publications, etc. He has also edited and published book chapters and review articles. Dr. Pal is an editorial member of the World Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Current Graphene Science, Journal of Chemical Reviews, and others. Professor Pal is an expert group leader as well as the associate member of various scientific societies, organizations, and professional bodies. He was the chairperson of 25 national or international events, symposia, conferences, workshops, summer internships and has contributed many plenary, keynote, and invited lectures worldwide.
Dr. Pal's awards include the Marie-Curie Experienced Researcher (Postdoctoral Fellow), offered by the European Commission in Greece and the Brain Korea (BK-21), National Research Foundation Visiting Scientist Fellowship in South Korea. He also served as Research Professor (Group Leader & Independent Scientist) at Bharath University (BIHER), Research and Development, Chennai, India.
Dr. Pal's research interests include nanofabrication, functional materials, condensed matter physics, CNTs/graphene, liquid crystal, polymeric nanocomposite, switchable devices, electron microscopy and spectroscopy, bio-inspired materials, drug delivery, tissue engineering, cell culture and integration, switchable device modulation, flexible and transparent electrodes, supercapacitor, optoelectronics, green chemistry, and biosensor applications.
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