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Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida
Assistant Professor (Grade-II)
anuj.kumar1@jiit.ac.in; anuj.quantum@gmail.com
0120-4195816

Education:

M.Sc., Ph.D (CSIR-NPL & Delhi University)

Biography:

Dr. Anuj Kumar is working as Assistant Professor (Grade II) in Department of Physics and Materials Science Engineering. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree from CCS University Meerut. Then he served as a lecturer at undergraduate level. After that Dr. Kumar joined Superconductivity and Cryogenics division at CSIR-National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi and Department of Physics & Astrophysics, University of Delhi for Ph.D degree. He earned his Ph. D in 2013 under the joint supervision of Prof. R. P. Tandon (DU) and Dr. V. P. S. Awana (NPL). Just after finishing Ph.D he moved to National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba Japan for postdoctoral work (2013-15). He also worked as Assistant Professor (Grade I) at Department of Physics, DIT University Dehradun (2016-18).

Dr. Kumar has research exposure in the field of Strongly Correlated Electron System and Experimental Condensed Matter Physics. He is actively involved in the fundamental research on superconducting and magnetic materials from over ten years by now. His research work includes synthesis and characterization of new functional materials viz: superconducting, magnetic, thermoelectric and topological insulators etc. He has around 31 SCI research papers in his credit at international repute. He is also the life member of the various scientific agencies/bodies like Materials Research Society of India (MRSI), Bangalore (LM 1846), Indian Physical Society (IPS), Kolkata (LM 0949),Magnetics Society of India (MSI), Hyderabad (LM 524), Indian Physics Association (IPA), Mumbai (LM 12854) and Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), Kolkata (LM 16016).

Publications:

  • Kumar A., Tandon R. P., and Awana V. P. S. (2014). Spin dynamics, short-range order and superparamagnetism in superconducting ferromagnet RuSr2Gd1.4Ce0.6Cu2O10-δ; J. Magn. & Mag. Materials 349, 224-231.
  • Jha R., Kumar A., Singh S. K., and Awana V. P. S. (2013). Superconductivity at 5K in NdO0.5F0.5BiS2; J. Appl. Phys.113, 056102.
  • Jha R., Kumar A., Singh S. K., and Awana V. P. S. (2013). Synthesis and superconductivity of new BiS2 based superconductorPrO0.5F0.5BiS2; Letter J. Supcond. Nov. Magn.26, 499-502.
  • Awana V. P. S., Kumar A., Jha R., Singh S. K., Pal A., Shruti, Saha J., and Patnaik S. (2013). Appearance of Superconductivity in layered LaO0.5F0.5BiS2; Solid State Commun. 157, 21-23.
  • Singh S. K., Kumar A., Gahtori B., Shruti, Sharma G., Patnaik S., and Awana V. P. S. (2012). Bulk superconductivity in bismuth oxysulfide Bi4O4S3; J. Am. Chem. Soc.134, 16504-16507.
  • Kumar A., Tandon R. P., and Awana V. P. S. (2012). Spin glass and cluster ferromagnetism in RuSr2Y1.5Ce0.5Cu2O10 magneto-superconductor synthesized by HPHT; Cryogenics52, 764-766.
  • Kumar A., Tandon R. P., and Awana V. P. S. (2012). Effect of 3d metal (Ni and Co) doping on the superconductivity of FeSe0.5Te0.5; IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 48, 4239-4242.
  • Liyanawaduge N. P., Kumar A., Jha R., Karunarathne B. S. B., and Awana V. P. S. (2012). High field magneto-transport and magnetization study of Y1-xCaxBa2Cu3O7-δ (x=0.0-0.25); J. Alloys and Compd. 543, 135-141.
  • Kumar A., Jha R., Tandon R. P., and Awana V. P. S. (2012). Effect of Boron substitution on the superconductivity of non-oxide perovskite MgCNi3; Solid State Commun.152, 1678-1682.
  • Kumar A., Tandon R. P., and Awana V. P. S. (2012). Successive spin glass, cluster ferromagnetic and superparamagnetic transitions in RuSr2Y1.5Ce0.5Cu2O10 complex magneto-superconductor; Eur. Phys. J. B 85, 238.
  • Jha R., Singh S. K., Kumar A., and Awana V. P. S. (2012). Room temperature magnetic entropy change and magnetoresistance in La0.70(Ca0.30-xSrx)MnO3:Ag 10% (x = 0.0-0.10); J. Magn. & Mag. Materials 324, 2849-2853.
  • Kumar A., Kumar S., Jha R., and Awana V. P. S. (2012). Synthesis and superconductivity of CeNi0.8Bi2: New entrant in superconductivity kitchen?; Letter J. Supcond. Nov. Magn.25, 723-724.
  • Liyanawaduge N. P., Kumar S., Kumar A., Jha R., Karunarathne B. S. S., and Awana V. P. S. (2012). Magnetization and magneto-resistance in Y(Ba1-xSrx)2Cu3O7 (x=0.0-0.5) superconductor; Supercond. Sci. & Technol.25, 035017.
  • Meena R. S., Singh S. K., Pal A., Kumar A., Jha R., Rao K. V. R., Wang X. L., and Awana V.  P. S. (2012). High field (14T) magneto transport of Sm/PrFeAsO; J. Appl. Phys. 111, 07E323.
  • Kumar A., Jha R., Kumar S., Kumar J., Ahluwalia P. K., Tandon R. P., and Awana V. P. S. (2012). Superconductivity in the vicinity of ferromagnetism in oxygen free perovskite MgCNi3: An experimental and DFT (Density Functional Theory) study; J. Appl. Phys.111, 033907.
  • Kumar A., Tandon R. P., Wang J., Zeng R., and Awana V. P. S. (2012). Crossing point phenomena (T* = 2.7K) in specific heat curves of superconducting ferromagnets RuSr2Gd1.4Ce0.6Cu2O10-δ; J. Appl. Phys. 111, 07E140.
  • Liyanawaduge N. P., Kumar A., Kumar S., Karunarathne B. S. B., and Awana V. P. S. (2012). The role of Ca in superconducting and magnetic properties of Y1-xCaxBa2Cu3O7-δ (x = 0.0-0.30); J. Supcond. Nov. Mag.25, 31-37.
  • Kumar A., Tandon R. P., and Awana V. P. S. (2011). Study of spin glass and cluster ferromagnetism in RuSr2Eu1.4Ce0.6Cu2O10-δ magneto superconductor; J.Appl. Phys.110, 043926-43.
  • Kumar A., Pal A., Tandon R. P., and Awana V. P. S. (2011). Role of interstitial “caged” Fe in the superconductivity of FeTe1/2Se1/2; Solid State Commun.151, 1767.
  • Kumar J., Kumar A., Vajpayee A., Gahtori B., Sharma D., Ahluwalia P. K., Auluck S., and Awana V. P. S. (2011). Physical property and electronic structure characterization of bulk superconducting Bi3Ni; Supercond. Sci. and Technol.24, 085002.
  • Liyanawaduge N. P., Kumar A., Malik A., Kishan H., and Awana V. P. S. (2011). Inter and Intra granular interactions of REBa2Cu3O7-δ (RE = Eu, Gd, Ho &Er); J. Supercond. Nov. Magn.24, 1893-1899.
  • Kumar A., Shahnawaz and Awana V. P. S. (2011). Impact of Mn substitution at Ru site in RuSr2(Eu1.4Ce0.6)Cu2O10-δ magneto-superconductor; J. Supcond. Nov. Magn.24, 499-504.
  • Kumar A., Gahtori B., Rao A., Kuo Y. K., Shahnawaz, Awana V. P. S., and Tandon R. P. (2011). Magnetic and thermal behavior of Ru0.9Sr2YCu2.1O7.9 magneto-superconductor synthesized by High-Pressure High-Temperature technique; J. Supercond. Nov. Magn.24, 1643-1648.
  • Liyanawaduge N. P., Kumar S., Kumar A., Awana V. P. S., and Kishan H. (2011). Superconducting and magnetic properties of Zn doped YBa2Cu3O7-δ; J. Supercond. Nov. Magn.24, 1599-1605.
  • Kumar N., Kumar A., Jha R., Dogra A., Pasricha R., Kotnala R. K., Kishan H., and Awana V. P. S. (2010). Impact of particle size on room temperature ferrimagnetism of SrFe12O19; J. Supercond. Nov. Magn.23, 423-427.
  • Kumar A., Mudgel M., Awana V. P. S., and Kishan H. (2010). "Effect of Cr substitution on the superconducting and magnetic properties of RuSr2Eu1.5Ce0.5Cu2O10-δ; Physica C470, S215-S216.
  • Gupta A., Kumar A., and Narlikar A. V. (2009). Normal State Connectivity and Jc of weakly coupled MgB2 Particles; Supercond. Sci. Technol. 22, 105005.
  • Kumar A., Gahtori B., Kumar N., Srivastava A. K., Awana V. P. S., Panwar N., Kishan H., and Felner I. (2009). Nano-vanadium doping-driven low temperature structural phase transformation in titania; Mod. Phys. Lett. B23, 3543-3549.
  • Awana V. P. S., Tripathi R., Balamurugan S., Kumar A., Dogra A., and Kishan H. (2009). Large thermal hysteresis inelectrical transport of charge ordered La0.5Ca0.5MnO3 manganites; Letter J. Alloys and Compd.475, L13-L16.
  • Awana V. P. S., Vajpayee A., Mudgel M., Kumar A., Meena R. S., Tripathi R., Kumar S., Kotnala R. K., and Kishan H. (2008). One step atmospheric pressure synthesis of the ground state of LaAsFeO; Letter J. Supercond. Nov. Magn.21, 167-169.
  • Kumar A., Kumar S., Mudgel M., Kishan H., and Awana V. P. S. (2008). Multiple magnetic ordering temperatures in RuSr2Eu1.5Ce0.5Cu2O10-δ system; J. Supercond. Nov. Magn.21, 259-264.

Conference Proceeding:

  • Singh S. K., Kumar A., Shruti, Sharma G., Patnaik S., Husain M., and Awana V. P. S. (2013). Superconductivity in BiS2 based Bi4O4S3 novel compound; AIP Conf. Proc.1512, 1104-1105.
  • Jha R., Kumar A., Singh S. K., and Awana V. P. S. (2013).Bulk superconductivity at 5K in NdO0.5F0.5BiS2; AIP Conf. Proc.1512, 1106-1107.
  • Shruti, Kumar A., Jha R., Patnaik S., and Awana V. P. S. (2013). Study of transport and magnetic properties in new BiS2 based layered LaO0.5F0.5BiS2 superconductor; AIP Conf. Proc.1512, 1118-1119.
  • Jha R., Kumar A., and Awana V. P. S. (2012). Fabrication of DC sputtered NbN thick film with high upper critical field of above 400 kOe; AIP Conf. Proc.1447, 867-868.
  • Awana V. P. S., Kumar A., Pal A., Kumar S., Meena R. S., Jha R., Kumar J., Gahtori B., and Kishan H. (2012). Superconductivity of Fe based pnictides and chalcogenides: Material aspects, Doping routes, Future prospects and Challenges; AIP Conf. Proc.1447, 8-11.
  • Awana V. P. S., Kumar A., and Pal A. (2012). Control of interstitial Fe and its impact on superconductivity of FeTe1/2Se1/2; AIP Conf. Proc.1447, 869-870.
  • Kumar A., Jha R., Tandon R. P., and Awana V. P. S. (2012). Superconductivity and ferromagnetism in the non-oxide perovskite MgCNi3; AIP Conf. Proc.1447, 875-876.
  • Irjala M., Huhtinen H., Paturi P., Kumar A., Awana V. P. S., Narlikar A. V., and Laiho R. (2009). Optimization of Pr concentration in Y1-xPrxBaCO films prepared by pulsed laser deposition; IOP-J. Phys. Conf. Series153, 012014.
  • Kumar A., Vajpayee A., Kumar S., Awana V. P. S., and Kishan H. (2009). Revisiting the Y1-xPrxBa2Cu3O7-δ system-CuO2 plane disorder induced flux pinning; IOP-J. Phys. Conf. Series153, 012020.

Conference/Symposium/Seminar/Workshop:

  • National Seminar on “Material Science: Research and Applications” organized by CSIR-National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi, India, 4-5 September, 2008.
  • International Conference on “Quantum Effects in Solids of Today” (I-ConQuEST-2010) organized by CSIR-National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi, India, 20-23 December, 2010.
  •  “56th DAE-Solid State Physics Symposium” organized by SRM University, Kattankulathur, Tamilnadu, India, and Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Bombay, India 19-23 December, 2011.
  • Asian Conference on “Applied Superconductivity and Cryogenics” (ACASC-2011)organized by Indian Cryogenics Council and Inter University Accelerator, New Delhi, India, 16-18 November, 2011.
  •  “13th International Conference on Magnetic Fluids” (ICMF-2013) organized by CSIR-National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi, India, 7-11 January, 2013.
  • International Workshop on “Novel Superconductors and Super Materials 2013” (NS2-2013) organized by Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, 21-22 November, 2013.
  • 6th Indo-Japan Seminar on“Physics and Design of Multi-Functional Correlated Materials” organized by Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan, 24-25 March, 2015.