Nagaraja H.S.


Associate Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Wednesday, April 5, 2006

Professional Experience: 

Post Doc experience at CNRS France (2002-04)
Post doc experience at Uni. South Florida,USA, (2005-06)
At NITK 2006-till date

Contact Details


hosakoppa [at], nagaraja [at]


+91-824-2474000 Extn. 3280


Academic Background

• Ph.D (2002 under DAAD scholarship at GSI, Darmstadt Germany)
• M.Sc., Mysore University-1993
• B.Sc, JCBM College, Manipal University-1991

Areas of Interest

Nanomaterials: Magnetic materials,Graphene, CNT, Si nanostructures, new nanostructured electrode materials
Applications: Sensors, Energy devices- Li ion battery,, supercapacitor, Catalysis,

Significant Projects

• DST Fast Track project-Studies on Magnetic Nanoparticles by RF sputtering, 2009, 15.72 Lakhs
• DST-SERB project-Electrodes for Li ion Battery, 2014, 43.57 Lakhs
• DST-FIST(2014)

Supervision of Ph.D

• Ph.D.,Degree awarded 06
• Ongoing: 04

Significant Publications

Following is list of a few recent publications

Melt quenched vanadium oxide embedded in graphene oxide sheets as composite electrodes for amperometric dopamine sensing and lithium ion battery applications
Applied Surface Science 410, (336-343) 2017

Microwave assisted synthesis of rGO/ZnO composites for non-enzymatic glucose sensing and supercapacitor applications
Ceramics International 43 (6), 4895-4903, 2017

Optimization of process parameters to achieve spectrally selective TiAlC/TiAlCN/TiAlSiCN/TiAlSiCO/TiAlSiO high temperature solar absorber coating
Solar Energy 139, 58-67 (2016)

Microwave assisted growth of stannous ferrite microcubes as electrodes for potentiometric nonenzymatic H 2 O 2 sensor and supercapacitor applications
Electrochimica Acta 217, 139-149 1 2016

Influence of annealing on the linear and nonlinear optical properties of Mn doped ZnO thin films examined by z-scan technique in CW regime
Optical Materials 58, 373-381 2 2016

Fabrication and performance evaluation of hybrid supercapacitor electrodes based on carbon nanotubes and sputtered TiO2
Nanotechnology 27 (31), 314001 4, 2016

Fabrication, characterization and catalytic activity of α-MnO 2 nanowires for dye degradation of reactive black 5
Materials Letters 172, 85-89 7, 2016

ZnO/Carbon nanotube nanocomposite for high energy density supercapacitors, Electrochimica Acta 95, 119-124 (2013) [Impact Factor: 3.77]

Influence of Sn Doping on Photoluminescence and Photoelectrochemical Properties of ZnO Nanorod Arrays, J.Electronic Material Letters 10 (2014) 753 [IF 3.97]

Preparation, characterization and photoelectrochemical properties of hydrophilic Sn doped TiO2 nanostructures, Materials Letters 123, 149-152 , 2013

Effect of Sn doping on structural, optical, electrical and wettability properties of oriented ZnO nanorod arrays, J Mater Sci: Mater Electron (2013) 24:3812–3822

Third harmonic generation process in Al doped ZnO thin films, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 584, ( 2014) 7–12


DST Young Scientist, NITK Surathkal, April 2006-Dec 2007

Research Associate, Inter University Accelarator Centre (IUAC), JNU, New Delhi, Aug.2001-Nov.2002

DAAD Sandwitch Fellowhsip to carry out Ph.D., work at GSI(Germany) Sep.1998-Dec.2000

ENSCI / CNRS, Limoges, France, Post Doctoral Fellowship from French Ministry of Research, University of Limoges, Nov. 2002-Oct 2004

Post Doctoral Fellowship, University of South Florida, Oct 2004-Oct 2005


Contact us

Dr. N. K. Udayashankar, Professor and Head
Department of Physics, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473052

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