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Dr. Sandeep Singh Chauhan

Assistant Professor, Electronics and Communication Engineering, School of Engineering, Bengaluru

Qualification: B-Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D
ss_chauhan@blr.amrita.edu
Research Interest: Microfabrication of MEMS Vibrational Energy Harvesting (VEH), Sensors and Actuators, Micro Pumps, and Microfluidic Channels, Magnetic Energy Harvesting and Chemical Gas Sensors, Flexible Substrate based Vibrational Energy Harvesting, Growth and Characterization of Thin Films for VEH, Modeling and Simulation of MEMS Devices, Microfabrication of MEMS/ NEMS Devices

Bio

Dr. Sandeep Singh Chauhan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of ECE, Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru, India. He received B. Tech degree in ECE from UPTU, Lucknow, in 2011 and M. Tech in Nanotechnology from NIT Surathkal, Karnataka, in 2014. He is the recipient of the Prime Minister Scholarship and MHRD Fellowship from the Government of India during his bachelor’s and master’s degrees, respectively. He joined the IIT Roorkee to pursue his doctorate in Microelectronics Laboratory, Department of ECE and received his degree in August 2020. Before joining IIT Roorkee as a doctorate scholar, he worked at SSPL, DRDO, Laboratory, Delhi, from July 2013 to July 2014. He has also worked at CeNSE, Indian Institute of Science (IISC) Bangalore, during his doctoral program from July 2016 to May 2017. He received the IEEE IES Students and Young Professionals (SandYPs) Award from IEEE IES at the ICIT conference, 2018, held in Lyon, France. He has also worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi. Till now, Dr. Chauhan has published 10+ top-rated research papers in peer-reviewed Journals and International conferences. He also has a patent application, which has received a positive international search report from the Indian patent office. His current research interests include microfabrication, vibrational energy harvesting (VEH), Magnetic Energy Harvesting, growth and characterization of thin films, sensors and actuators, micro pumps, chemical gas sensors, flexible substrate based VEH, and design, simulation, and microfabrication of MEMS/NEMS devices.

Education

2022: Postdoctoral Fellow in Integrated Electronics (ECE)
From: IIT Delhi, Huaz Khas, Delhi
2020: Ph.D. in Microelectronics and VLSI (ECE)
From: IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand
2014: M.Tech./M.E./M.S. in Nanoelectronics
From: NIT Surathkal, Mangalore, Karnataka
2011: B.Tech./B.E. in Electronics and Communication Engineering
From: Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Experience

Professional Appointments

2020-2022 Postdoctoral Fellow at Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi, Delhi
2015-2019 IEEE EDS Student Branch Chapter Treasurer at the Department of ECE, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee
2013-2014 Research Trainee at Solid State Physics Laboratory (SSPL), DRDO, Delhi
Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2022

A Hybrid Novel Cascaded Asymmetrical 21-level Inverter with Reduced Switches

Cite this Research Publication : Madan Das, Sandeep Singh Chauhan, Kartick Jana, Parusharamulu Buduma, Pal, Pradipta, Sukumar Mishra, “A Hybrid Novel Cascaded Asymmetrical 21-level Inverter with Reduced Switches, IEEE Transaction on Industrial Application (Under Review), 2022

Year : 2020

Fabrication and Modeling of β-phase PVDF-TrFE based Flexible Piezoelectric Energy Harvester

Cite this Research Publication : Sandeep Singh Chauhan, Upendra Mohan Bhatt, Piyush Gautam, Shruti Thote, M. M. Joglekar, and S. K. Manhas, ”Fabrication and Modeling of β-phase PVDF-TrFE based Flexible Piezoelectric Energy Harvester” Sensors and Actuators A, Vol. 304, p. 111879,2020.

Year : 2019

Highly Sensitive and Stable NO2 Gas Sensors Based on SWNTS With Exceptional Recovery Time

Cite this Research Publication : Sandeep Singh Chauhan, Deepak Kumar, Poornendu Chaturvedi, and M. R. Rizwan, “Highly Sensitive and Stable NO2 Gas Sensors Based on SWNTS With Exceptional Recovery Time” IEEE Sensor Journal, Vol. 19, no. 24, pp. 11775-11783, 2019.

Publisher : IEEE

Year : 2019

High Power Density CMOS Compatible Micro – machined MEMs Energy Harvester

Cite this Research Publication : Sandeep Singh Chauhan, M. M. Joglekar, and S. K. Manhas, “High Power Density CMOS Compatible Micro- machined MEMs Energy Harvester” IEEE Sensor Journal, Vol. 19, No. 20, pp. 9122 – 9130, 2019.

Publisher : IEEE

Year : 2018

Influence of Process Parameters & Formation of Highly C-axis Oriented AlN Thin Films on Mo by Reactive Sputtering

Cite this Research Publication : Sandeep Singh Chauhan, M. M. Joglekar, and S. K. Manhas,” Influence of Process Parameters & Formation of Highly C-axis Oriented AlN Thin Films on Mo by Reactive Sputtering “, IEEE/TMS Journal of Electronics Material, Vol. 47, no. 12, pp-7520-7530, 2018.

Publisher : Springer Link

Conference Proceedings

Year : 2022

Fabrication of Flexible Metglas Based Magnetic Energy Harvester using PVDF-TrFE/KNN Composite Film

Cite this Research Publication : Sandeep Singh Chauhan, Maninder Kaur, Nitika Batra, Madhusudan Singh, and Bhaskar Mitra, “Fabrication of Flexible Metglas Based Magnetic Energy Harvester using PVDF-TrFE/KNN Composite Film”, IEEE International Conference on Emerging Electronics (ICEE), IEEE, DOI: 10.1109/ICEE56203.2022.10117916

Publisher : IEEE

Year : 2021

A Hybrid Novel Cascaded Asymmetrical 21-level Inverter with Reduced Switches

Cite this Research Publication : M. K. Das, Sandeep Singh Chauhan, P. Buduma, K. C. Jana and Sukumar Mishra, "A Hybrid Novel Cascaded Asymmetrical 21-level Inverter with Reduced Switches," IEEE ICEPE, pp. 1-6, 2021.

Publisher : IEEE

Year : 2019

Fabrication of Microfluidics Channel with Bi-layer Mo Mask and glass bonding Using custom design clamp

Cite this Research Publication : Niharika J, Sandeep Singh Chauhan, Narendra Kumar, Sushanta Dutta, and S. K. Manhas,” Fabrication of Microfluidics Channel with Bi-layer Mo Mask and glass bonding Using custom design clamp”, IEEE TENCON, pp. 67-72, 2019.

Publisher : IEEE

Year : 2018

Fabrication of Molybdenum MEMs Structures using Dry and Wet Etching

Cite this Research Publication : Sandeep Singh Chauhan, Niharika J Gupta, and S. K. Manhas, “Fabrication of Molybdenum MEMs Structures using Dry and Wet Etching,” VDAT, pp. 254-263, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-5950-7_22

Year : 2018

Fabrication of cantilever MEMs structure of C-axis grown AlN film for energy harvester application

Cite this Research Publication : Sandeep Singh Chauhan, M. M. Joglekar, and S. K. Manhas, “Fabrication of cantilever MEMs structure of C-axis grown AlN film for energy harvester application,” in proc. IEEE conf. ICIT, , pp. 984-988, April 2018.

Publisher : IEEE

Year : 2016

Sputtered silicon dioxide layers for MEMS applications

Cite this Research Publication : Trishankar, Sandeep Singh Chauhan, and S. K. Manhas, “Sputtered silicon dioxide layers for MEMS applications,” in proc. IEEE conf. RAECE, pp. 222-227, 2016.

Book Chapter

Year : 2019

Fabrication of Molybdenum MEMS Structures using Dry and Wet Etching

Cite this Research Publication : Sandeep Singh Chauhan, Niharika J Gupta, M. M. Joglekar, and S. K. Manhas, “Fabrication of Molybdenum MEMS Structures using Dry and Wet Etching,” VDAT, pp. 254-263, 2018

Publisher : Springer

Patents

Year : 2019

CMOS Compatible Micro-machined Piezoelectric Energy Harvester

Cite this Research Publication : Sandeep Singh Chauhan, S.K. Manhas, M.M. Joglekar, "CMOS Compatible Micro-machined Piezoelectric Energy Harvester," Patent no. 201911020224, 2019. (Filed and Published)

Membership

Membership in Professional Bodies

  • IEEE EDS
  • IEEE IES
Recognitions

Certificates, Awards & Recognitions

  • Received the IEEE IES Students and Young Professionals (SandYPs) Award, among top 10 research papers in the ICIT conference, 2018, held in Lyon, France.
  • Received the Prime Minister scholarship from the Ministry of Defence Government of India, 2007-2011.
  • Received Postdoctoral Fellowship from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, 2020-2022.
  • Received Research Fellowship from the Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Government of India, 2012-2019.
  • Worked as a coordinator to organize international conferences such as INDICON, VDAT Conferences.
  • Organized many distinguished lectures, short courses, and workshops in MEMS, Microelectronics & VLSI though IEEE EDS SBC chapter.
Research

Research & Management Experience

  • Worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi, Delhi (2020-2022)
  • Worked as a Doctoral Scholar at Centre for Nano Science and Engineering, IISc Bengaluru (2016-2017)
  • Worked as a Research Trainee at Solid State Physics Laboratory (SSPL), DRDO, Delhi (2013-2014)

Collaborative Research

Undergraduate Students

2016-2017 Design, fabrication, and simulation of MEMS structures and their applications funded by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, government of India (2016-2018)- 10 Lakhs
Invited Talks

Keynote Addresses/Invited Talks/Panel Memberships

  • Delivered Talk at 5-days National Workshop on “Advanced Materials Characterization Technique (AMCT 2022)” held at NIT Surathkal, Karnataka.
Courses Taught
  • Semiconductor Devices
  • Analog Electronics
Student Guidance

Undergraduate Students

Sl. No. Name of the Student(s) Topic Status – Ongoing/Completed Year of Completion
1 Piyush Gautam Vibrational Energy Harvesting Completed 2019
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