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RESUME

Motivation

I am an enthusiastic, adaptive and dedicated person with an acute interest in research. I particularly enjoy developing new skills and solving new challenges.

Education

WHAT I'VE LEARNT

Sept 2018-Present

Doctorate of Philosophy

Department of Electronic Materials Engineering,

Research School of Physics and Engineering,

Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

2016-2018

M.Sc. (Physics Honours)

Department of Physics,

Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India

CGPA- 9.75/10

University Gold Medalist

2013-2016

B.Sc. (Physics Honours)

Department of Physics,

Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India

CGPA- 9.92/10

University Gold Medalist

2011-2013

Senior Secondary 

S.G.D. Grammar Sen. Sec. School

Punjab School Education Board, Mohali, India

Percentage - 91.78%

23rd Rank in India

2010-2011

High School 

Shakti Public Senior Secondary School

Punjab School Education Board, Mohali, India

Percentage - 91.46%

Internships & Projects

WHERE I'VE WORKED 

Nov 2017-May 2018

Master Thesis

Title: Synthesis and Characterisation of Copper-Tellurite Glasses

Supervisor: Prof. Atul Khanna

                     Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India

Oct 2016-April 2017

Research Project

Title: Determination of Van Der Waals (C3) coefficients for the interaction of             alkali atoms with thin films of MoS2

Supervisor: A/Prof. Bindiya Arora

                     Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India

May 2017 - July 2017

Research Internship

Title: Development of experiments for the acceleration  of electrons through            laser-plasma interaction.

Supervisor: Prof. Jerome Faure

                     Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, France

May 2016 - July 2016

Research Internship

Title: Change in localized surface plasmon resonance of gold nanoparticles               incorporated in silica gel

Supervisor: Prof. A.K. Ganguli & Dr. Neha Sardana 

                     Institute of Nano Science and Technology,  Mohali, India                                   

May 2015 - June 2015

Research Internship

Title: Thermoluminescence Characteristics of Nano-crystalline Materials

Supervisor: Dr. D. Sen

                     Inter-University Accelerator Centre, New-Delhi, India

Experimental & Computational Skills

WHAT I BRING TO THE TABLE

  • Programming Languages: C/C++, Fortran 77/90

  • Software Packages: Mathematica, Labview, Origin, MS-Office, Latex, Gnuplot, Corel Draw

  • Hands on experience on Physical Vapour Deposition, X-Ray Diffraction, High Vacuum Techniques, Raman Spectroscopy Techniques, Fourier Transform Inverse Spectrometry Techniques, UV-VIS-NIR Spectrometry, Thermoluminescence Dosimetry Reader and Gamma Chamber

Awards & Scholarships

 

WHERE I SHINE

  • ANU PhD Scholarship (International)

  • ANU HDR Fee Remission Merit Scholarship

  • SHE INSPIRE Scholarship by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India

  • University Gold Medallist in B.Sc. (Physics Hons.)

  • University Gold Medallist in M.Sc. (Physics Hons.)

  • Charpak Scholarship by Embassy of France, Government of France           

  • International Scholarship by Ecole Polytechnique, France

  • Summer Research Fellow of Indian Academy of Science

  • University Gender Champion by Ministry of Women and Child Development, Govt. of India

  • University Merit Scholarship by Guru Nanak Dev University

  • University Quiz Competition Winner

  • University Poster Making Competition Winner

  • Student of the Year by Department of Physics, Guru Nanak Dev University

  • Award for Best Student in Senior School

  • District Level Quiz Competition Winner

Publications

MY RESEARCH POTENTIAL

  • Shankar Dutt, et al. “Details and Experiments of Nuclear Physics : GM Counters and Scintillation Counters”, ISBN-10: 154704438; ISBN-13 :978-1547044382

  • D. Gustas, D. Guenot, A. Vernier, S.  Dutt, F. Bohle, R. Lopez-Martens, A. Lifschitz and J. Faure “High-Charge relativistic electron bunches from a kHz laser-plasma accelerator”, Physical Review Accelerators and Beams 21, 013401 (2018)

  • Shankar Dutt, Aman Mahajan, Bindiya Arora “Determination of Van Der Waals (C3) coefficients for the interaction of alkali atoms with thin films of MoS2”, Paper is in writing stage. Intended to be submitted in “Physical Review B” by the end of September 2018.

  • Shankar Dutt, Kanika Raheja, Debashish Sen “Thermoluminscent Characteristics of Nanocrystalline materials” 3rd National Student Symposium on Physics

Interests

OUT OF OFFICE

  • Travel

  • Cooking

  • Reading

  • Watching Movies