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Designation : INSPIRE Faculty Department : Physics E-Mail : mkgupta@iiserb.ac.in Phone : , - Fax :

Academic Details

  • DST-INSPIRE Faculty (from Oct. 2014): Physics Department, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal, India.
  • Post Doctoral Fellow (Oct. 2011- Oct. 2014): Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, South Korea.
  • Ph.D. (Experimental Condensed Matter Physics) from Department of Physics & Astrophysics, University of Delhi, Delhi, India under supervision of Prof. Binay Kumar


    • Synthesis of piezoelectric and ferroelectric nanostructures
    • Study of structural, dielectric, piezoelectric, ferroelectric and optical properties of nanoscale materials
    • Fabrication of transparent, flexible and stretchable piezoelectric/pyroelectric nanogenerators for energy harvesting and powering small scale electronics devices
    • Piezotronics and Piezophotonics
    • Triboelectric nanogenerators
    • Synthesis of semiconducting oxide nanowires/nanorods for optoelectronics applications
    • Self-powered nano-sensors and nano-systems
    • Synthesis of two-dimensional (2D) nanosheets such as h-BN, MoS2 and WS2.
    • Growth and characterization of inorganic, organic and semi-organic single crystals


    • Nanopatterned Textile-Based Wearable Triboelectric Nanogenerator, W. Seung, Manoj Kumar Gupta, K.Y. Lee, K.S. Shin, J.H. Lee, T.Y. Kim, S. Kim, J. H Kim, S.-W. Kim, ACS Nano 9 (2015) 3501. (I.F: 12.881).
    • Micropatterned P (VDF‐TrFE) Film‐Based Piezoelectric Nanogenerators for Highly Sensitive Self‐Powered Pressure Sensors, J. H. Lee, H.J. Yoon, T.Y. Kim, Manoj Kumar Gupta, J. H. Lee, W. Seung, H. Ryu, S.W. Kim, Advanced Functional Materials 25 (2015) 3203. (I.F: 11.80).
    • Ferroelectric Polarization in CH3NH3PbI3Perovskite, H. S Kim, S. K Kim, B. J Kim, K. S Shin, Manoj Kumar Gupta, H. S Jung, S.W. Kim, N.G. Park, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 6 (2015) 1729–1735. (I.F: 7.458).
    • 1. Flexible High-Performance Lead-Free Na0.47K0.47Li0.06NbO3 Microcube-Structure-Based Piezoelectric Energy Harvester,Manoj Kumar Gupta, S-W Kim, B. Kumar ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 8 (2016) 1766−1773. (I.F: 6.67).
    • Transparent flexible stretchable piezoelectric and triboelectric nanogenerators for powering portable electronics, K.Y. Lee*, Manoj K Gupta*, Sang Woo Kim, Nano Energy, In Press (2014), (I.F. 10.21) (* Equal Contribution, Review Article)
    • High-performance hybrid cell based on an organic photovoltaic device and a direct current piezoelectric nanogenerator, G.C. Yoon, K. S. Shin, Manoj Kumar Gupta, K.Y. Lee, J.H. Lee, Z.L. Wang, S.W. Kim, Nano Energy 12, (2015) 547-555 (I.F. 10.21)
    • Depletion width engineering via surface modification for high performance semiconducting piezoelectric nanogenerators, K. Y. Lee, J.Bae, S. M. Kim, J-H. Lee, G. C. Yoon, Manoj Kumar Gupta, S. Kim, H. Kim, J. Park, S-W Kim, Nano Energy, 8 (2014) 165. (I. F: 10.211)
    • Self-Compensated insulating ZnO-based piezoelectric nanogenerator, D. Kim, K. Y. Lee, Manoj Kumar Gupta, S. Majumder, and S.-W. Kim, Advanced Functional Materials, doi: 10.1002/adfm.201401998, 2014. (I. F: 10.40)
    • Enhanced piezoelectric output voltage and Ohmic behavior in Cr-doped ZnO nanorods N. Sinha, G. Ray, S. Godara, Manoj K Gupta, B. Kumar, Materials Research Bulletin 59 (2014) 267. (I. F : 1.968)
    • Hydrophobic sponge structure-based triboelectric nanogenerator, K. Y. Lee, J. Chun, J-H. Lee, K. N. Kim, N-R Kang, J. Y. Kim, M. H. Kim, K.-S. Shin, Manoj Kumar Gupta, J. M. Baik and S-W. Kim, Advanced Materials, 26 (2014) 5037. (I. F : 14.829).
    • Ferroelectric coupling effect on energy band structure of hybrid heterojunction with self-organized P(VDF-TrFE) nanomatrixes, K.-S. Shin, T. Y. Kim, G. C. Yoon, Manoj Kumar Gupta, S. K. Kim, H. Kim, S. Kim, S. Min Kim and S-W. Kim, Advanced Materials, 26 (2014) 5619. (I. F: 14.829)
    • Transparent, flexible graphene triboelectric nanogenerators, S. Kim*, Manoj Kumar Gupta*, K. Y. Lee, A. Sohn, T. Y. Kim, K.-S Shin, D. Kim, K. H. Lee, H.-J. Shin, D. W. Kim, and S.-W. Kim, Advanced Materials, 26 (2014) 3918. (I. F: 14.829) (*equally contributed)
    • Highly stretchable hybrid pyroelectric piezoelectric nanogenerators, J-H Lee, K. Y. Lee, Manoj K. Gupta, S. S. Kim, T. Y. Kim, D.-Y. Lee, W. J. Yoo, J. Oh, C. Ryu and S-W Kim, Advanced Materials 26 (2014) 765. (I. F: 14.829).
    • Two-dimensional vanadium-doped ZnO nanosheet-based flexible direct current nanogenerator, Manoj Kumar Gupta, J-H. Lee, K. Y. Lee, S.-W. Kim, ACS NANO, 7 (2013) 8932. (I. F: 12.062).
    • Unidirectional high-power generation via stress-induced dipole alignment from ZnSnO3 Nanocubes/Polymer Hybrid Piezoelectric Nanogenerator, K. Y. Lee, D. Kim, J-H Lee, T. Y. Kim, Manoj Kumar Gupta, and S-W. Kim, Advanced Functional Materials, 24 (2013) 37. (I. F: 10.40).
    • Reliable operation of nanogenerator under ultraviolet light via engineering piezoelectric potential, T. T. Pham, K. Y. Lee, J-H Lee, K. H. Kim, K. S. Shin, Manoj K. Gupta, B Kumar, and S-W. Kim, Energy & Environmental Science, 6 (2013) 841. (I.F: 15.49)
    • Dielectric studies and band gap tuning of ferroelectric Cr-doped ZnO nanorods, Manoj K. Gupta, N. Sinha and Binay Kumar, Journal of Applied Physics 112 (2012) 014303. (I. F: 2.185)
    • Optical and dielectric studies of solution grown glycinium maleate single crystal, N. Singh, B.K. Singh, Manoj .K. Gupta, B. Kumar, Optics Communications, 285 (2012) 659. (I. F: 1.542).
    • Enhancement in ferroelectric, pyroelectric and photoluminescence properties in dye doped TGS crystals, N. Sinha, N. Goel, B.K. Singh, Manoj .K. Gupta, Binay Kumar, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 190 (2012) 180. (I.F: 2.20)
    • High Tc Ferroelectricity in V-Doped ZnO Nanorods, Manoj K. Gupta and Binay Kumar, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 21 (2011) 14559. (I. F: 6.626)
    • Enhanced ferroelectric, dielectric and optical behaviour in Li-doped ZnO nanorods, Manoj K. Gupta and Binay Kumar, Journal of Alloys and Compound 509 (2011) L208. (I. F: 2.726)
    • p- type K -doped ZnO Nanorods for opto-electronic applications, Manoj K. Gupta, N. Sinha and Binay Kumar, Journal of Applied Physics 109 (2011) 083532. (I. F: 2.185)
    • Growth and characterization of new semi organic L-proline strontium chloride monohydrate single crystals, Manoj K. Gupta, Nidhi Sinha and Binay Kumar, Physica B: Condensed Matter 406 (2011) 63. ( I. F: 1.276)
    • Effect of zinc chloride on structural, optical and dielectric behaviour of solution grown anthracene crystal” N. Sinha, Manoj K. Gupta, N. Goel and Binay Kumar, Physica B: Condensed Matter 406 (2011) 3206. (I. F: 1.276)
    • Enhancement in dielectric and ferroelectric properties of lead free Bi0.5(Na0.5K0.5)0.5TiO3 ceramics by Sb-doping, K. Kumar, B. K. Singh, M. K. Gupta and Binay Kumar, Ceramic International 37 (2011) 2997. (I. F: 2.086)
    • Synthesis of K-doped p-type ZnO urchin-like nanorods along (100) for ferroelectric and dielectric applications, Manoj K. Gupta, N. Sinha, B. K. Singh and Binay Kumar, Materials Letters 64 (2010) 1825.( I. F: 2.269)
    • Synthesis and comparative study of ZnO nanorods for structural, optical and dielectric behaviour, Manoj K. Gupta, N. Sinha and Binay Kumar, Integrated Ferroelectrics 118 (2010) 61. (I. F: 0.371)
    • Effect of electric field on dielectric, ac conduction and ferroelectric behaviour of flux grown Pb(Zn1/3 Nb2/3)0.91Ti0.09O3 single crystals, B. K Singh, K. Kumar, Manoj. K. Gupta and Binay Kumar, Physica Status Solidi A 207 (2010) 2564. ( I. F: 1.525)
    • Structural, dielectric, optical and ferroelectric property of urea succinic acid crystals grown in aqueous solution containing Maleic Acid, B. K. Singh, N. Sinha, N. Singh, K. Kumar, Manoj K. Gupta and Binay Kumar, J. Physics and Chemistry of Solids 71 (2010) 1774. (I. F: 1.594)
    • Piezoelectric, dielectric, optical and electrical characterization of solution grown flower- like ZnO nanocrystal, Manoj K. Gupta, N. Sinha, B. K. Singh, N. Singh, K. Kumar, and Binay Kumar, Materials Letters 63 (2009) 1910. ( I. F: 2.269)
    • Solution growth and comparative characterization of L-HFB single Crystal”, N. Sinha, Sahas, B.K. Singh, K. Kumar, N. Singh, M. K. Gupta, G. C. Budakoti, and Binay Kumar, Cryst. Res.Technol 44 (2009)167. (I. F: 1.12)
    • Nanopatterned textile-based wearable triboelectric nanogenerator, W. Seung, Manoj Kumar Gupta, K.Y. Lee, K.S. Shin, J.H. Lee, T.Y. Kim, S. Kim, J. H Kim, S.-W. Kim, ACS Nano (2015) In Press. (I.F: 12.062). (Highlighted in Discovery News, Zee News, ABP News, The Economics Times, Business Standard, The Times of India, Financial Express, The New York Daily News)