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Kalpana Awasthi

Country of origin: India Currently in: India, Varanasi General field of specialization: Physics
Academic Background


1997 Master Physics
2003 Doctorate Physics
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities


Working on Synthesis, Characterization and Application of Nanomaterials

Research Keywords: 
carbon nanobes
Functionalized CNTs
CNTs/Graphene- Polymer cmposites

Publications resulting from Research: 

Papers in International Journals 22
Review Article 02
Chapters in Book 03
Research Book 01
Papers in Conference Proceedings 05

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Assistant Professor

Workshop and Conference Attended

2013 Deptt. of Physics, B.H.U., Varanasi, India Workshop on Exotic Materials: Synthesis, Characterization and Application
2012 Panjab University, Chandigarh, India Pre - Conference Workshop NanoSciTech-2012
2010 Deptt. of Physics, B.H.U., Varanasi, India Workshop on Multifunctional Materials
2006 Deptt. of Physics, B.H.U., Varanasi, India One day Workshop on Nanoscience and Technology
2017 Vinoba Bhave Research Institute, Saidabad, Allahabad, India Int.Conf. on Nanomaterials & Nanotechnology
2016 Deptt.of Physics, Lucknow University, India Int Conf on Advances in Light Technologies and Spectroscopy of Materials,
2015 Deptt. of Chemistry,IIT, BHU,Varanasi, India Int. Conf. on Multifunctional Materials for Future Applications,
2015 Deptt. of Physics, B.H.U. , Varanasi ,India Int. Conference on Nanoscience and Life,
2014 Centre of Material Sciences, Allahabad University, India Int. Conference on Advanced Materials and Applications
2013 Babasabheb Bhimrao Ambedkar university, Lucknow, India Int. Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology ,
2012 Panjab University, Chandigarh, India Frontiers in Nanoscience, Nanotechnology and their Applications
2009 Shilong, India In 96th Indian Science Congress,
2008 Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, india 95th Indian Science Congress,
2008 NPL New Delhi, India 14 APAM Conferences on State of Materials Research and New Trends in Materials Science,
2008 Deptt. of Physics, B.H.U., Varanasi, India Humboldt-Kolleg on Structural Characterization and Spectroscopy of Materials Relevant to Nanotechnology, Biomedical and Geobiology
2006 New Delhi, India ), Int. Conf. on Nanoscience and Technology,
2004 Department of Mechanical Science, IIT, B.H.U.,Varanasi, India Int. Conf. on Recent Advance Composite Materials,


Indian science Congress Association
Indian Association of Physics Teachers
Indian Physics Association
International Association of Advanced Materials
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Jan 2008
ISCA Young Scientist Award
By the Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata, India
Mar 2009
Certificate of Merit for the R&D efforts on Carbon Nanotubes and its Applications
By Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Unit, Department of Physics, BHU, Varanasi, India
Dec 2010
First Best Poster Presentation Prize
in the 3rd National Conference on Nanomaterials & Nanotechnology, Amity University, Lucknow , India
Mar 1994
Silver medals (three)
In B.Sc.
Dec 1996
Certificate of Merit in M.Sc.(Previous)
Jan 2011
Minor research project
Minor research project entitled “Preparation, Characterization and Applications of Amino Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes’’ funded by University Grants Commision [April 2011 to Nov. 2012]

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