Dr. Vijay Raj Singh
(Ph. D, Physics, The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Areas of Expertise/Research interest:
Materials Science and Engineering, Solid state Physics
Work experience: Dr. Singh is working as Associate Professor, Department of Physics, School of Physical and Chemicals Sciences at Central University of South Bihar, Gaya. Before joining here, Dr. Singh has severed as an Assistant Professor at Physics, Central University of Kashmir for 3 years. He has qualified all the national/international level examinations like CSIR-JRF (AIR: 3), JEST (Percentile: 94.11, AIR: 146), GATE (Percentile: 99.7, AIR: 7), Physics GRE (Percentile: 93), General GRE and TOEFL. Dr. Singh obtained his M.Sc. (Solid state Physics) from University of Allahabad, M. Tech. (Materials Science and Engineering) from IIT Kanpur and Ph.D. from The University of Tokyo, Japan. During his M. Tech, he availed JRF and SPM from CSIR while Ph.D. availed Monbukagakusho Fellowship from Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Govt. of Japan. His doctoral training was on diluted magnetic semiconductor & Heusller alloys while his post-doctoral work (at University of Nebraska, Boston University and Lawrence Berkeley National Labs (LBNL) at USA was focused on transport phenomena and spectroscopy of electronic materials. His areas of interest is Spintronics, Multiferroic and Housler alloys etc. He has many international publications and book chapters to his credit. His key findings have been published in peer-reviewed international journals like, Phys. Rev. Letts., Phys. Rev. B, Appl. Phys. Letts, and J. of Appl. Phys. etc. Dr. Singh served as Research Scientist at IIT Mumbai and from July 2005-Dec.2005 and Max-Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics Halle (Saale) Germany from Mar.2008-Sept.2008. Before joining Central University of Kashmir in Sept. 2016 he was working as Research Scientist at Boston University in collaboration with LBNL at USA. Dr. Singh is also in editorial board member of several international journals. He is reviewers of several international journal including Nature, Advanced Materials, Phys. Rev. Letts and Nano letts., where he received best reviewer award in respective journals. Dr. Singh is life member of prestigious societies like American Physical Society (APS), Materials Research Society (MRS), Magnetism and Magnetic Materials (MMM), Spin-Tec, European-MRS, Asian-MRS, and Japanese Physical Society (JPS). Dr. Singh has also received several fellowships like Korean Government Fellowship, Sao Paulo Research Foundation Fellowship from Brazil; Marie Curie Fellowship from Europe Union and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) from Japan. Recently, Dr. Singh has received Young Scientist Award from UGC and Early Career Research Award from DST, Govt. of India.
Awards and achievement: CSIR-JRF (AIR: 3), JEST (Percentile: 94.11, AIR: 146), GATE (Percentile: 99.7, AIR: 7), Physics GRE (Percentile: 93), General GRE and TOEFL