Rational designing of materials for energy conversion (photovoltaics), conservation and storage application.
Previous research experience at National Physical Laboratory (India), Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (Germany), Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland) and Abengoa Research (Spain)
European Research Council, Consolidator grant 2016 (2017-2022) ; Torres Quevedo grant, Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, Spain (2013-2016) ; Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship (2008) ; Research Associateship from Council for Scientific and Industrial Research; Department of Science and Technology(India)–DFG (Germany) award for 56th Meeting of Nobel Laureates and Young Researcher in Lindau, Germany, 2006 ; Best Paper award (BPA-2004) in the area of Physical Sciences by the governing body of “MAAS’’ India.” ; Senior Research Fellowship from Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.
Ikerbasque Research Professor at BCMaterials.
Doctor in Physics (2006) from the National Physical Laboratory (India)