Ajit Kumar

Ajit completed his four year Bachelor of Technology Program at the ICFAI University, Dehradun. He graduated in August 2009 with a degree in Biotechnology. The desire to study in IIT prompted him to take the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering for admission to the Indian Institute of Technology. He was ranked in the top 1.63% of the 13466 students who tooke the examination.
Ajit completed his two year Master of Technology program at the Indian Institute of Technology , Kharagpur. He post graduated in August 2011 with a degree in Materials Science and Engineering. During his one year post graduate project “Fabrication and Characterization of ZnO based Thin Film Transistor” in which he developed nano-flower structure of ZnO as an active channel by MOCVD technique. He continued further research in this area and reported an article “Electrical properties and barrier modification of GaAs MIS Schottky device based on MEH-PPV organic interfacial layer” .
After postgraduate he worked as a lecturer in Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies RGU IIIT R.K.Valley, in the Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, from Jun 2011 to July 2015.
Ajit believes that, he has the qualities to be a good researcher and teacher. He is a creative person and always think in simple way to solve the problem. He always try to understand the things with analogy that are not obvious to others is perhaps his greatest strength. The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay-Monash both are the best Institute of International importance with a strong orientation towards research, this motivated him to join in IITB-Monash Research Academy to work on the project “Room Temperature Sodium Sulphur Battery for Large Scale Storage” under the supervision of Professor Sagar Mitra (IIT Bombay), Professor Doug Mac Farlane (Monash University) and Prof. Maria Forsyth (Monash University).
In free time Ajit likes to understand the political issues and view of political parties by reading news paper and watching television debate. He likes movie and song too.

Link to student’s project: IMURA0475