Dr. Nirpendra Singh is currently an Assistant Professor of Physics at Khalifa University (KU) since 2019. Before joining KU, Dr. Singh was a research scientist in the Materials Science and Engineering Division at King Abdulla University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia. Dr. Singh obtained his Ph. D. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India. He also worked as a Research Professor in the Institute of Basic Sciences at Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), Suwon, South Korea.
Dr. Singh specializes in computational discovery and applications of two-dimensional (2D) materials and their heterostructures. His research focuses on electronic, mechanical, thermal transport, and Catalytic properties of 2D materials for sustainable energy. Dr. Singh has co(authored) more than 90 peer-reviewed articles in esteemed journals such as Advanced Materials and Advanced Functional material, Nano Energy, Small, and Physics Review Applied. Dr. Singh has won internal and external research grants.
Ph.D. student positions in the "Properties and Application of Layered Materials (PALM)" group are available. Please contact Dr. Nirpendra Singh for more information on the research topic.