Prof Dr. Kaushik Ghosh - Supercapacitor - Best Researcher Award ūüŹÜ¬†

Institute of Nano Science & Technology, DST - India

Professional Profiles

Early Academic Pursuits

His journey in the realm of scientific exploration began with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Calcutta University, where he laid the foundation for his future academic pursuits. Building upon his passion for scientific inquiry, he pursued a Master of Science in Chemistry from the same institution, delving deeper into the intricacies of chemical principles. Driven by a thirst for knowledge and a desire to explore interdisciplinary domains, he embarked on a doctoral journey at Meijo University, Japan, specializing in Information & Materials Engineering. His doctoral research laid the groundwork for his subsequent contributions to the field of nanoscience and technology.

Professional Endeavors

Armed with a diverse academic background, he ventured into the world of academia and research, assuming various roles that have shaped his illustrious career. He served as a Research Fellow at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, where he immersed himself in cutting-edge research projects focused on renewable energy and nanomaterials. Subsequently, he joined the Institute of Nano Science & Technology (INST) in Mohali, India, where he has held several prestigious positions, including Scientist-D, Assistant Professor, and currently, as a distinguished Scientist-F and Professor.

Contributions and Research Focus in Supercapacitor

His research interests encompass a broad spectrum of interdisciplinary fields, including renewable energy storage, nanomaterials synthesis, and electrochemical processes. His pioneering work spans diverse areas such as silicon nanowires/graphene heterostructures for high-performance photovoltaics, electrochemical water splitting, and graphene-based nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) for gas sensing. Notably, his research on carbon-based heterostructures for hybrid supercapacitors has the potential to revolutionize energy storage technologies, offering solutions for high power density and rapid charging.

Accolades and Recognition

His groundbreaking contributions to the field have earned him international acclaim, as evidenced by prestigious awards and accolades. He was honored with the International Researcher Award by Meijo University, Japan, in 2024, recognizing his exemplary research endeavors. Additionally, he has secured significant research grants from esteemed organizations such as DST-JSPS and DST-Nanomission, highlighting the impact of his research on addressing critical societal and environmental challenges.

Impact and Influence

His research has not only advanced scientific knowledge but also paved the way for practical applications with real-world implications. His expertise in nanomaterials synthesis and renewable energy storage has the potential to revolutionize industries ranging from electronics to environmental sustainability. Moreover, his role as an educator and mentor has inspired numerous students and researchers to pursue careers in nanoscience and technology, thereby fostering the next generation of scientific leaders.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As he continues to push the boundaries of scientific exploration, his legacy as a visionary researcher and educator continues to grow. With ongoing research initiatives aimed at addressing pressing global challenges, such as clean energy generation and environmental sustainability, he remains at the forefront of scientific innovation. His unwavering commitment to excellence and his relentless pursuit of knowledge serve as a testament to his enduring legacy in the field of nanoscience and technology.


  • Citations¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 2328
  • h-index¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†29
  • i10-index¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 50

Notable Publications

Kaushik Ghosh | Supercapacitor | Best Researcher Award

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