Dr. Pankaj Arora

Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus

2D materials, graphene, Microfluidics, MEMS, Solar cell, Plasmonics, Silicon Photonics, Optical sensors, Optical microscopy, nanoscale devices, RF Microelectronics
Dr. Pankaj Arora, SMIEEE
Assistant Professor, Room No. 2210-C (Faculty Division-II) ,
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering,
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani- 333031, Rajasthan. India.

Educational Qualifications:

  • M.S. and Ph. D. dual degree, IIT Madras (Chennai) - 2011 to 2016
  • B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering, NIT Silchar (Assam) - 2006 to 2010
Professional Experience:
  • Assistant Professor, Department of EEE, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus (September 2018-Till date)
  • Postdoctoral research fellow, Department of Applied Physics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem (Israel) (November 2016- August 2018)
  • Visiting Assistant professor, Department of ECE, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala (June 2016- October 2016)
  • Network Engineer, Ericsson India Global Services Pvt. Ltd., Gurgaon (July 2010- Jan 2011)
Professional Activities
  • Senior Member of IEEE, Life Member of OSI, Early Career Member of OSA, Early Career Member of SPIE, Member of American Chemical Society (ACS), Member of IEEE Photonics Society, Member of IEEE Electron Devices Society
  • Reviewer for Optics Express, IEEE Sensors, ACS Photonics, Computational Electronics, Nature Scientific Reports, Silicon, Plasmonics, Hybrid Advances, Optical & Quantum Electronics, Journal of Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, PIERS, IEEE ICM, and CICT-2020, VDAT-2023
  • Faculty in charge of the registration team for the SCNE-2019 Symposium at BITS Pilani
  • Session Chair for the 32nd IEEE ICM (International Conference on Microelectronics ), 2020, in Jordan
  • Convenor/Co-ordinator for the ATAL Sponsored five days FDP conducted at BITS Pilani
  • Responsible for PS-1 at IGCAR, CEERI Pilani, and Light Speed AI Labs in the year 2021
  • Main Panelist for judging the Prototype Projects Presentation for the Electronics category in APOGEE 2022
  • Faculty Supervisor from BITS Pilani for conducting BITSAT 2023 at Jaipur Center
  • Faculty Volunteer from the EEE department for Convocation -2021 and Convocation-2023
  • Faculty in charge of the Accommodation and Local Conveyance Team for the International Conference "VDAT-2023"
  • Faculty in charge of conducting the Analog Design Contest challenge in "APOGEE 2023"
  • Responsible for updating the EEE department website since September 2018 
  • Responsible for compiling the Department's Annual Reports and IKA reports since September 2018
  • Faculty In-charge of "Sangam Cultural Association" at BITS Pilani, Pilani campus since September 2021
  • Faculty In-charge of SFC (Student Faculty Council) since 2022