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  • Dr. Suchitra Rajput Chauhan Assistant Professor
    • School Schools of Engineering and Technology
    • Department/Programme Physics
    • Email suchitra.chauhan@bmu.edu.in

    Suchitra Rajput Chauhan was born in Delhi, India. She received the B.Sc. degree in physics (Hons.) from Delhi University, New Delhi, India, in 1999. She received the M.Sc. degree in physics and M.Tech. degree in solid state materials from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), India, in 2001 and 2002, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in topic Synthesis and characterization of bulk and tapes of MgB2 superconductor from Thin Film Laboratory, IIT Delhi, in 2008. She worked in Turkey on superconducting wires for her Postdoctoral studies.
    She visited many countries including USA, France, U.K. and Turkey, etc., and interacted and worked at many places. She has published several papers in the field of superconductivity, phase transitions, and nanoparticles. She also conducted Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) supported national conferences besides giving invited talks. She has published more than 25 research articles in journal and conferences. She is also editor of two research conference proceedings.

    • Physics
    • Laser Physics
    • Condensed Matter Physics
    • Material Technology
    • Graduation In: Physics (B.Sc Honours)
    • Graduation From: Acharya Narendra Dev College, Delhi University
    • Graduation Year: 1999
    • Post Graduation In: Physics (M.Sc)
    • Post Graduation From: Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IITD)
    • Post Graduation Year: 2001
    • Post Graduation In: Solid State Materials (M.Tech)
    • Post Graduation From: Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IITD)
    • Post Graduation Year: 2003
    • Doctorate In: Physics (Superconductors)
    • Doctorate From: Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
    • Doctorate Year: 2008
    From - To (Year)Designation & OrganizationCore CompetencyAdditinal Exp. Details
    Jan 2017 onwardsAssistant Professor, BML Munjal UniversityTeaching and ResearchCo-advisor to Environment club
    Aug 2015-Jan 2017Assistant professor, Galgotias UniversityTeachingPlacement coordinator for physics
    May 2012-Dec 2012Postdoctoral fellow, Ankara University, Turkey (On Research leave)Research and Teaching
    Jan 2012-May 2015Associate Professor, IIMT College (On research leave from May 2012 to Dec 2012)TeachingDeputy HOD
    2011Associate Professor, KNGD CollegeTeaching
    Apr 2008 – To June 2008Project Scientist, IIT DelhiResearch
    • Professional membership, IEEE.
    • Water remediation using nanoparticles
    • Superconductors
    • Thin film deposition
    • tapes and wire fabrication
    • Coating on biomedical devices
    • Memory alloy
    • Spintronics
    • Short term course under continuing education programme on Japanese, Aug 2005-Nov 2005.
    • Two days’ workshop on Master class on project based learning by JKLU, Jan 2019.
    • Four week course on effective communication by IUCEE (International Engineering Educator Certification Program), April 2020 to May2020.
    • Thermally activated flux flow characteristics: MgB2 tapes, Suchitra Rajput, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, vol 30, 8000305 (2020)
    • Vortex Phase diagram of in-situ prepared stainless steel sheathed MgB2 tapes Suchitra Rajput, Cryogenics, vol 83, 17-21 (2017)
    • Optimized copper-doped modifications in ZnO nanorods for tailoring its light assisted charge transfer reactions exploited for photo-electrochemical and photo catalytic application in environmental remediation Sonal Singh, Ravi Pendurthi, Manika Khanuja, Suchitra Rajput, Applied Physics A- Materials Science and Processing, 123:184 (2017)
    • Magneto resistance investigations on the in-situ synthesized stainless steel sheathed MgB2 tapes Suchitra Rajput and Sujeet Chaudhary Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism, available online, vol 26, issue 7 (July 2013), 2375-2381
    • On the fluctuation induced excess conductivity in stainless steel sheathed MgB2 tapes(Invited Paper) Suchitra Rajput and Sujeet Chaudhary Journal of Materials, vol 2013, article id – 898607, 6 page, 2013.
    • On the Superconductivity and Mg outdiffusion in vacuum synthesized MgB2 samples Suchitra Rajput and Sujeet Chaudhary IEEE, Transaction on Applied Superconductivity, Vol. 20, No. 6, (Dec 2010), 2390-2396.
    • On the Residual Resistivity Ratio (RRR) in MgB2 superconductor Suchitra Rajput Chauhan and Sujeet Chaudhary IEEE, Transaction on Applied Superconductivity, Vol. 20 Issue 1 (Feb 2010) 26-32.
    • Effect of ambient and humidity exposure on MgB2 superconductor Suchitra Rajput and Sujeet Chaudhary Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids Vol 70, Issues 3-4, (March-April 2009), Pages 516-520.
    • Residual Resistivity Ratio (rrr) in MgB¬2 superconductor Subhash Kashyap, Suchitra Rajput and Sujeet Chaudhary World Journal of Engineering, vol PC3 (2008) 441-442
    • On the superconductivity in insitu synthesized MgB2 tapes Suchitra Rajput and Sujeet Chaudhary Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, vol 69 (2008) 1945-1950.
    • On the study of phase formation and critical current density in superconducting MgB2 Suchitra Rajput, Sujeet Chaudhary, Subhash C. Kashyap, and Pankaj Srivastava Bulletin of Material Science, vol. 29 No. 3, (june 2006) 207-211.
    • The synthesis of MgB2 from magnesium rich powders Suchitra Rajput, Sujeet Chaudhary, Subhash C. Kashyap Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics Vol44 June (2006) 461-467.
    • Investigations of the first order magnetic phase transition in dysprosium Sujeet Chaudhary, Prerna Garg, Suchitra Rajput Solid State Communication 132 (2004) 293-297.
    • Properties of nanocrystalline ZnS:Mn N Karar, Suchitra Raj and F Singh, Journal of Crystal Growth 268 (2004) 585–589. Rated as Top 25 Hottest article among J. Cryst. Growth, July- September 2004.
    • Organized a National Conference “Emerging Trends in Applied and Materials Science” during 16-17th January 2020 at BML Munjal University as Convenor.
    • Organized a National Conference “Emerging Trends in Applied and Materials Science” during 29-30th January 2018 at BML Munjal University as Convenor.
    • Organized a AICTE sponsored National Seminar as Co-coordinator on Advancement of Electronics and Communication Technology and Engineering (AECTE-2012) held at IIMT College of Engineering during 16-17 Feb 2012.
    • Editor of research proceedings with ISBN number, Emerging Trends on Advances in Materials Science, 2020.
    • Editor of research proceedings with ISBN number, Emerging Trends in Applied and Materials Science, 2018

    Conference proceedings

    • Magnetic Stirring and Mechanical Assisted Thermal Decomposition (MSMATD) synthesis of ZnO nanomaterial, Suchitra Rajput Chauhan, and M Deepak, Awarded for Best Poster, National Conference on Emerging Trends on Advances in Materials Science, 16-17th January 2020, BML Munjal University, Haryana, INDIA, Published by Excel India Publisher, ISBN-978-81-943641-7-7, page 62-63.
    • Photocatalytic degradation of Methytlene Blue Dye by un-doped ZnO nanoparticles, M Deepak and Suchitra Rajput Chauhan, National Conference on Emerging Trends on Advances in Materials Science, 16-17th January 2020, BML Munjal University, Haryana, INDIA, Published by Excel India Publisher, ISBN-978-81-943641-7-7, pages 66-67.
    •   Treatment of sewage water from different sites in Agartala using ZnO nanoparticles, Deepraj Saha, Kakali Noatia, M Deepak,  Suchitra Rajput Chauhan, and Ashwini Chauhan, National Conference on Emerging Trends on Advances in Materials Science, 16-17th January 2020, BML Munjal University, Haryana, INDIA, Published by Excel India Publisher, ISBN-978-81-943641-7-7, pages 70-71.
    • Tapes of MgB2 superconductor: Vortex Dynamics and activation energy, Suchitra Rajput, Proceedings of the National Conference on Emerging Trends in Applied Materials Science and Surface Engineering, editor- Dr Suchitra Rajput Chauhan and Prof B.S. Satyanarayana, ISBN- 978-93-86724-44-1, First Impression January 2018, page 98-100.
    • Vortex phase diagram of in-situ synthesized stainless steel sheathed MgB2 tapes Suchitra Rajput International Conference on Research and Innovation in Engineering, Greater NOIDA, India, Feb 12-13, 2016.
    • Study of ageing and fluctuation effects in MgB2 superconductor Suchitra Rajput and Sujeet Chaudhary MRS Spring Meeting 2008, San Francisco, CA (USA), Mar 24-28, 2008 in Heterostructures, Functionalization, and Nanoscale Optimization in Superconductivity, edited by T. Aytug, B. Holzapfel, T. Kiss, V. Maroni, X. Li (Mater Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 1099E, Warrendale, PA, 2008) 1099-1104-04.
    • Fabrication & characterization of polycrystalline samples tape and of superconducting MgB2 – a future prospect for an electromagnet Suchitra Rajput, Sujeet Chaudhary, D. K. Pandya and Subhash C. Kashyap, Proc. of ICMAT-2005 Conference on Electromagnetic Materials, Eds. Lim Hock, Serguei Matitsine and Gan Yeow Beng, Published by World Scientific Publishing Co. Pt. Ltd., pp253-256, Suntec (SINGAPORE), July 3-8, 2005.{Citations- 1}
    • New heat treatment to synthesize polycrystalline MgB2 samples in a single step Suchitra Rajput, Sujeet Chaudhary, Subhash C. Kashyap, and D. K. Pandya, Xth School on “Advanced Studies on Superconducting Engineering (ASSE-2004)”, Eds. I. Vajda and L. Farkas, Published by Supertech Laboratory, Budapest, pp11-18, 11-19 Jul’04, Budapest (HUNGARY), July 11-19, 2004.
    • Effect of growth conditions on the superconductivity in bulk MgB2 superconductor Suchitra Rajput, Sujeet Chaudhary, D. K. Pandya, Subhash C. Kashyap, National Conference on Materials and their Applications (NCMA-) Kurukshetra (INDIA), pp213-216, March 11-13, 2004.
    • Synthesis and characterization of bulk MgB2 superconductor Suchitra Rajput,Sujeet Chaudhary,D. K. Pandya, Subhash C. Kashyap 45th DAE Solid State Physics Symposium, 26th to 30th Dec, Panjab University, Chandigarh (INDIA), 2002.

    Awards and Honours

    • One Lakh funding from SERB-DST to conduct a National conference in 2020.
    • Best poster award in National conference (ETAMS2020) on the water remediation work using MSMATD synthesized ZnO nanoparticles.
    • One Lakh funding from SERB-DST to conduct a National conference in 2018.
    • TUBITAK fellowship (Turkey) for foreign citizens for a period of one year (awarded in January 2012).
    • Qualified National Eligibility Test for lecturer-ship (NET) held in 2000
    • Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineers 2001 (GATE)- All India Rank- 172
    • Junior Research Fellowship from IIT Delhi during July 2001 to December 2002 (through GATE)
    • Senior Research Fellowship from IIT Delhi during January 2003 – June 2007 (through GATE)
    • Awarded for excellence to commend the achievements during the year 2004-2005 in reorganization of significant contribution to the maintenance activities from Kailash Hostel, IIT Delhi
    • Member, Professional membership, IEEE.

     

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