Rajeev Ranjan

Rajeev Ranjan

Professor

E408, 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.