Rajeev Ranjan

Professor
E-408, Department of Materials Engineering
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore-560012, INDIA

Tel: +91-80-2293 2989
email: rajeev_at_iisc.ac.in

Education

Ph.D. (2000), BHU, Varanasi
M.Tech (1994), IIT, Kanpur
M.Sc. (1992), BHU, Varanasi

Award

Metallurgist of the Year 2018 (NMD award of the Ministry of Steel)
Distinguished Investigator Award (DIA) of SERB (DST) 2018.
Elected Associate Fellow (Asia Pacific Academy of Materials) APAM 2017
Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship April 2006- Sept 2007

Research Interests

Ferroelectric and piezoelectric materials, Relaxor ferroelectrics, Magnetic materials, Multiferroic materials, Structure-property correlations.

Selected Recent Publications

  1. Rishikesh Pandey, Bastola Narayan, Dipak Kumar Khatua, Shekhar Tyagi, Ali Mostaed, Mulualem Abebe, Vasant Sathe, Ian M. Reaney and Rajeev Ranjan
    High electromechanical response in non-MPB piezoelectrics
    Phys. Rev. B 97, 224109 (2018)

  2. Bastola Narayan, Jaskaran Singh Malhotra, Rishikesh Pandey, Krishna Yaddanapudi, Pavan Nukala, Brahim Dkhil, Anatoliy Senyshyn and Rajeev Ranjan
    Electrostrain in excess of 1% in polycrystalline piezoelectrics
    Nature Materials 17, 427 (2018)

  3. Arnab De and Rajeev Ranjan
    Synergistic role of poling in enhancing structural heterogeneity in perovskite piezoelectrics
    Phys. Rev. B 98, 094111 (2018)

Total publications: 143

Teaching

Structure and characterization of materials, Elements of materials physics.