Dr. Rahul Kumar

Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, Pilani Campus
Vidya Vihar, Pilani-333031, Rajasthan, India

Rahul Kumar received his M.Tech degree from Jadavpur University and Ph. D. Degree from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India in 2012 and 2016, respectively. He was with the Institute for Nanoscience and Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, USA during 10/2016 to 10/2020 as a Post Doctoral fellow. Dr. Kumar joined Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani in November 2020 and presently working as the Assistant Professor in the Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department. His research interest includes semiconductor physics and devices, nanofabrication, low dimensional semiconductors and microwave photonics. His research methodology involves challenging device problem at material level, understanding the physics and utilizing those physics to obtain a solution.


2010B.Tech.West Bengal University of Technology 
2012M.Tech.Jadavpur University
2016Ph.D.IIT Kharagpur

Work Experience

11/2020 to presentAssistant ProfessorBITS Pilani, Pilani Campus
10/2016 to 10/2020Postdoctoral FellowUniversity of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Professional Services

  • Senior Member, IEEE
  • Member, IEEE Young Professionals, IEEE Sight
  • Reviewer for Multiple Journals and Conferences
  • Reviewer for Different GoI Funding schemes such as DST-SERB-Power, DST-SERB-CRG, etc.
  • Session chairElectric Power and Renewable Energy Conference-2021 (EPREC-2021), NIT Jamshedpur, 28-30 May 2021.
  • Program Committee Member, Electric Power and Renewable Energy Conference-2020 (EPREC-2020), NIT Jamshedpur, 29-30 May 2020.
  • Session chair, Electric Power and Renewable Energy Conference-2023 (EPREC-2023), NIT Jamshedpur, 25-27 May 2023.

Administrative/Other Responsibilities

  • Member, Departmental Committee on Awards & Activities, July 2022 onwards
  • Library Committee Member, EEE Department, Dec. 2022-Dec. 2023 onwards.
  • Coordinator of the Professional Development course on Device and System Packaging offered by BITS Pilani and mentored by Prof. Rao Tummala.
  • Team member of the CREST program execution committee.

Research Database

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