Dr. Nirpendra Singh
Dr. Nirpendra Singh Assistant Professor
Technical Areas
Research Interests

Assistant Professor, Department of Physics

Dr. Nirpendra Singh has joined Khalifa University in August 2019. Before joining the Khalifa University, he was a research scientist in Materials Science and Engineering Division at King Abdulla University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Saudi Arabia. Dr. Singh obtained his Ph. D. from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India. He also worked as a Research Professor in Institute of Basic Sciences at Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), Suwon, South Korea.

His research interests in first-principles materials modeling focus on physical properties and application of layered materials, topological insulator, interface and defect physics, correlated materials, thermoelectric materials, nanoparticles, and quantum transport. He has published more than 70 peer-reviewed research articles.

  • PhD, Physics, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, 2007
  • MSc, Physics, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, India, 2002
  • BSc, Physics, C.C. S. University, Meerut, India 1999
Technical Areas
  • University Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computational Physics
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Advanced Tools in Materials Science
Research Interests
  • First-principles modeling of two-dimensional materials
  • Topological insulator
  • Iinterface and defect physics
  • Correlated materials
  • Thermoelectric materials
  • Nanoparticles
  • Quantum transport
  • Investigation of interactions at the interface between fluid/oil and rock