Ph.D. Physics

Programme Overview

The Department of Physics, MIT-WPU offers a highly research-intensive PhD programme and provides students with excellent facilities and expert guidance to support their research endeavors. The programme is designed to help postgraduate students develop research skills and prepare for careers in academia or research. The programme provides specialised training in research components such as hypothesis creation, research questions, literature review, research ethics, and the use of online tools and resources. The programme has a strong focus on interdisciplinary research and encourages students to pursue innovative and entrepreneurial ideas in their chosen areas of study.

The areas of research at the Department are Applied Physics, Computational Physics, Theoretical High energy Physics, Quantum Gravity, Material Science, Surface Physics, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Photonics, Plasmonics, Nonlinear Optics, Radiation physics, Spectroscopy, Nanomaterials, Nanocomposite and nano/micro structured growth and characterization of for various applications in, chemical and biosensors, data storage, detector, energy storage, and conversion applications.

Scholarship DetailsScholarship Details

3 Years
Programme Name

Ph.D. Physics

Research Scholars
S.N. Name of the Research Supervisor Research areas of the Supervisor Email address of the Supervisor Scopus ID , Researchers ID, Personal website link  and Vidwan profile link  of the Supervisor
Dr. Jagadish Naik His research focuses on fundamentals of variations in structural and physical properties of particulate filled polymers for wide range of technical applications Personal Website : ResearcherID: H-6878-2016
Scopus Author ID: 56225585900
Dr. Aavishkar Katti His areas of interest include Nonlinear Optics and Nonlinear Dynamics. Personal Website :
Dr. Apurv Chaitanya Nellikka Nonlinear optics, Nanophotonics, Quantum optics ResearcherID: C-5009-2017
Scopus Author ID: 56210838000
Scopus Author ID: 56362977800
Scopus Author ID: 57216489670
Dr. Debabrata Saha His research interests are in the areas of semiconductor, ferroelectric and dielectric thin films for fabrication of solid-state devices including photovoltaics, photodetectors, thin film transistors, tunnel junctions etc. SCOPUS Author ID: 55828097100
  • Faculty members have strong research backgrounds with publications in reputed high impact factors ranging from 0.5 to 18.8.
  • Faculty members of the school are experienced and associated with reputed organizations - Queensland University of Technology-Australia; Tokushima University-Japan; Bhaba Atomic Research Centre-India; National Chemical Laboratory-India; Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology (CMET)-(Pune) India; Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT)-(Pune) India; SPP University-(Pune) India; Delhi University-India, Banaras Hindu University-India; IIT Delhi-India, Homi Bhabha National Institute, JNU, IIT Gandhinagar, Max Planck – Ottawa Centre for Extreme Quantum Photonics-Ottawa (Canada), Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light- Erlangen (Germany), Max Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics, Halle, Germany, The Institute of Photonic Sciences-Barcelona, Gachon University-South Korea and University of Texas at Arlington.
  • Research Publication: 145+     |      Book/Book Chapters: 14
  • International Patents: 04 (Granted)       |      Funded Research Projects: 03
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