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  • Name Dr. Isha Saini
  • Profile Assistant Professor
  • Education B.Sc, M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
  • Email ishasaini@ansaluniversity.edu.in

Qualification:      

                              2016    PhD, Kurukshetra Unversity.

                              2010    M.Phil, Kurukshetra Unversity.

                              2008    M.Sc, Kurukshetra Unversity.

Work experience: 5+ years

Courses Taught: Engineering Physics, Nanoelectronics, Quantum mechanics, Atomic & molecular Physics, Statistical Physics, Nuclear Physics, Material Science

Research Areas: Synthesis of nanomaterials using physical and chemical methods, Fabrication of glass and polymer based nanocomposites, Modification of nanomaterial properties using energetic ion beams, Characterization of nanoscale materials, Energy based applications.

Affiliations, Achievements and Accolades:

  • University Grants Commission (UGC) - Basic scientific research fellowship for meritorious students (2013-2015).
  • Won best poster in a conference on Recent Advances in Material Science, 2012.
  • Awarded the grant to attend a “PhD School on nanobeams” organized by CRP-Lippmann, Luxembourg, Europe November 2014.
  • Awarded a grant to attend winter school on “Frontiers in material science” held at Jawaharlal Nehru centre for advanced scientific research (JNCASR), Bangalore.
  • Awarded DST-SERB international travel fellowship to attend a Joint European summer school-JESS-2018 at Athens, Greece.

Publications:

Isha Saini, Annu Sharma, Rajnish Dhiman, Sita Ram, Pawan K. Sharma “Structural and thermal characterization of polyvinylalcohol grafted SiC nanocrystals” Materials research express, 4 (2017) 075015.

Isha Saini, Annu Sharma, Navneet Chandak, Rajnish Dhiman, Sanjeev Aggarwal, Pawan K. Sharma. “Functionalized SiC nanocrystals fortuning of optical, thermal, mechanical and electrical properties of polyvinyl alcohol”, Thin solid films, 628 (2017) 176–183.

Isha Saini, Annu Sharma, Rajnish Dhiman, Sanjeev Aggarwal, Sita Ram, Pawan K. Sharma. “Grafted SiC nanocrystals: For enhanced optical, electrical and mechanical properties of polyvinyl alcohol”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 714 (2017) 172-180.

Isha Saini, Annu Sharma, Jyoti Rozra, Rajnish Dhiman, Sanjeev Aggarwal, Pawan K. Sharma. “Modification of structural, thermal and electrical properties of PVA by addition of silicon carbide nanocrystals”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 134 (2015).

Annu Sharma, Jyoti Rozra, Isha Saini, “Tuning of optical properties of glass by embedding silver nanoparticles” Advanced Materials Letters, 6 (2015) 383-390.

Isha Saini, Jyoti Rozra, Navneet Chandak, Sanjeev Aggarwal, Pawan K. Sharma, Annu Sharma, “Tailoring of electrical, optical and structural properties of PVA by addition of Ag nanoparticles”, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 139 (2013) 802-810.

Jyoti Rozra, Isha Saini, Sanjeev Aggarwal, Annu Sharma, “Spectroscopic analysis of Ag nanoparticles embedded in glass”, Advanced Materials Letters, 4 (2013) 598-604.

Jyoti Rozra, Isha Saini, Annu Sharma, Navneet Chandak, Sanjeev Aggarwal, Rajnish Dhiman, Pawan K. Sharma, “Cu nanoparticles induced structural, optical and electrical modification in PVA”, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 134 (2012) 1121-1126.

Jyoti Rozra, Isha Saini, Sanjeev Aggarwal, Annu Sharma, “Synthesis and characterization of Ag-Soda glass nanocomposites”, Advanced Materials Research, 585 (2012) 120-123.

Alisha Goyal, Jyoti Rozra, Isha Saini, Pawan K. Sharma, Annu Sharma, “Refractive index tailoring of poly(methylmethacrylate) thin films by embedding silver nanoparticles”, Advanced Materials Research, 585 (2012) 134-138.

Alisha, Annu Sharma, Isha Saini “Tailoring of optical and electrical properties of PMMA by incorporation of Ag nanoparticles” Bulletin of materials science, 2016.

Conferences:

International conference on nanomaterials and nanotechnology (ICMTECH-2016) held at Department of Physics and Astrophysics, Delhi University, 2-4 March 2016, “Ag nanoparticles induced modifications in microhardness of Polyvinyl alcohol” Isha Saini, Annu Sharma, Navneet Chandak, Sanjeev Aggarwal, Pawan. K. Sharma.

National Conference on Photonics and Material Science (NCPMS-2015) held at Department of Physics, Guru Jambheshwar University, Hissar, 18-19 November 2015. “Mechanical studies of Ag-PVA nanocomposites” Isha Saini, Annu Sharma, Navneet Chandak, Sanjeev Aggarwal, Pawan K. Sharma.

National Conference on Physics Industry Interface (NCPII-2015) held at Department of Physics, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, 2-4 September 2015. “Functionalized SiC nanoparticles for modification in refractive index of PVA” Isha Saini, Annu Sharma, Jyoti Rozra, Rajnish Dhiman, Sanjeev Aggarwal.

4th International Conference on Current Developments in Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Nano Physics with Applications (CDAMOP) held at Department of Physics and Astrophysics, Delhi University, 11-13 March 2015. “Surface modified Silicon Carbide nanocrystals induced modification in PVA matrix” Isha Saini, Annu Sharma, Rajnish Dhiman, Sitaram, Pawan K. Sharma.

National Conference on Recent Advances in Material Science (NCRAMS-2012) held at Dyal Singh College, Karnal, 25-26 Feb. 2012 (Oral Presentation). “Photoluminescence and optical studies of Copper-PVA nanocomposites” Isha Saini, Jyoti Rozra, Rajnish Dhiman, Pawan K Sharma, Annu Sharma. Published in Proceedings of the National Conference on “Recent Advances in Material Science” (ISBN 81-8045-086-4) P-11, p. 28.

National Conference on Recent Advances in Material Science (NCRAMS-2012) held at Dyal Singh College, Karnal, 25-26 Feb. 2012. “Electrical transport properties of Silver PVA nanocomposites”, Isha Saini, Jyoti Rozra, Rajnish Dhiman, Pawan K Sharma, Annu Sharma .Published in Proceedings of The National Conference on “Recent Advances in Material Science” (ISBN 81-8045-086-4).

3rd International Conference on Current Developments in Atomic, Molecular, Optical and NanoPhysics (CDAMOP-2011) held at Delhi University, 14-16 Dec. 2011. “Raman and FTIR studies of Copper–Polyvinyl Alcohol nanocomposite”, Jyoti Rozra, Isha Saini, Annu Sharma, Navneet Chandak, Pawan Sharma.

3rd International Conference On Current Developments in Atomic, Molecular, Optical and NanoPhysics (CDAMOP-2011) held at Delhi University, Delhi on 14-16 Dec 2011 “Absorption and photoluminescence studies of Silver-PVA nanocomposite films” Isha Saini, Jyoti Rozra, Annu Sharma, Sanjeev Aggarwal, Pawan Sharma.

International Conference on Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICNANO) held at Department of Physics and Astrophysics, Delhi University, 18-21 Dec. 2011 “Tunning of Optical Properties of PVA with Incorporation of Silicon Carbide Nanoparticles” Isha Saini, Jyoti Rozra, Rajnish Dhiman, Pawan K Sharma and Annu Sharma.

International Conference on advances in Condensed and NanoMaterials (IACNM-2011) held at Punjab University, Chandigarh, 22-26 Feb. 2011. “Structural and electrical characterization of Silver nano particle embedded glass” Isha Saini, Jyoti Rozra, Annu Sharma, Sanjeev Aggarwal.

International/National Schools/Workshops

 “Joint European Summer School, JESS-2018” organized by University of Birmingham, Denmark Technical University and Julich Reseach Centre, Germany from 10th to 14th September, 2018 in Athens, Greece.

 “Short Term Course on Organic Photovoltaics & Electronics Technology” (OPET 2018) organized by flexible organic energy devices section CSIR-National Physical Laboratory from 6th - 10th August, 2018.

“Winter school on frontiers in material science” organized by Jawaharlal nehru centre of advanced scientific research (JNCASR), Bangalore, from 5th to 9th December 2016.

 One week short term course on “Advanced materials and Characterization” organized by Department of Physics, NIT, Kurukshetra from 8th to12th June, 2015.

 “PhD School on nanobeams” organized by CRP-Lippmann, Luxembourg, Europe from 12th to 21st November 2014.

Two days National Workshop on “Ion Beam Induced Growth and Engineering of Materials” organized by Department of Physics, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra from 11th to12th March, 2014.

“IUAC School on thin films” organised by Inter-University Accelerator Centre, New Delhi from 11th to 13th December 2012.

 National workshop on “Advanced Characterization and simulation techniques” organized by Department of Physics, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra from 12th to 17th March, 2012.