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Name: Dr. Syed Arshad Hussain

Present position: Assistant Professor (Stage-II)
Department of Physics
Tripura University (A Central University)
Tripura, India

Educational qualification:

1999-2002: M.Sc. Physics (Tripura University)
2002-2007: Ph.D. (Tripura University)
2007-2008: Postdoctoral Research (K.U. Leuven, Belgium)
2011:            Visiting Scientist (K.U. Leuven, Belgium)
2013:            Visiting Scientist (Yamaguchi University
& Osaka University, Japan)

Research interest: Thin film and nanoscience. Click  to see some recent works

No of research paper published in peer reviewed journals: 55

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Research Project undertaken:

As Principal Investigator: 04 (Major project: 03; minor project: 01)

As Co-Principal Investigator: 02

Paper presented in Seminar/Conference etc:

Invited Lecture: 02; Oral presentation: 22 (Internation: 06; National: 16)

Honours / Awards received:

A. Visiting Post Doctoral Fellow (2007-08), K. U. Leuven, Belgium.
B. Selected to attend the Science Conclave: A Congregation of Nobel Prize Winners, Dec., 15-21, 2008.
C. Jagadish Chandra Bose Award-2009 by Govt. of Tripura, India.
D. DST-Young Scientist Research Award by Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India.
E. DAE-Young Scientist Research Award (2009-12) by Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India.
F. Felicitation by State Journalist Forum, Tripura India
G. Best paper presentation award in ICEAC-2011
H. Visiting Scientist (May, 2011 to July, 2011), K. U. Leuven, Belgium.
I. Felicitation by Asiatic Society of Bangladesh during 28-29 Oct., 2011.
J. “Bharat Jyoti Award” (2011) by “The India International Friendship Society”, New Delhi, India.
K. “Rasthriya Vidhya Samman Puruskar” (2012) by EGSI, New Delhi, India.
L. Visited Yamaguchi University, Japan during Nov-Dec, 2013  as a part of Cooperative Science Program of Yamaguchi University, Japan.
M. Visited Osaka University during Nov-Dec, 2013  as a part of Cooperative Science Program of Osaka University, Japan

Research Guidance:

PhD student: Awarded: 03; Ongoing: 05
M.Phill: Awarded: 05

Organizational experience:

1. Convener of the International Conference on Material Science (ICMS2013) organized by the Department of Physics, Tripura University during 21 – 23 rd February, 2013

2. Organizing Secretary of the Conference on Recent Trends of Research in Physics organized by the Department of Physics, Tripura University during 3-4 th February, 2012

3. Convener of Seminar on condensed Matter Physics (SCMP 2010), at the Department of Physics, Tripura University, Suryamaninagar – 799130, Tripura (West), on 16th February, 2010

4. Joint convener of VIth National Conference of Physics Academy of North-East (PANE-2009), at the Department of Physics, Tripura University, Suryamaninagar – 799130, Tripura (West), during 3-4th April, 2009)

5. Organizing Secretary of Reunion-2007 of Department of Physics, on 6th May 2007

Editorial experience:

A. Associate Editor:  Journal of Spectroscopy and Dynamics (JSD)

B. Editorial Board Member of the following Journals:

i) Research Journal of Physical & Applied Sciences
ii) International Journal of Applied Physics (IJAP)
iii) International Journal of Materials Physics (IJMP)
iv) International Journal of Physics and Applications (IJPA)

C. Served as one of the Guest Editors of Indian Journal of Physics (Springer), June 2010 volume 84 (6).

D. Served as one of the Editors in the Proceedings of the conference of the Physics Academy of North-East (PANE) 2009 published as the book “Research in Physics in north-East India”. The conference was held during 2-4th April, 2009 at the Department of Physics, Tripura University, India.

E. Editor of the wall magazine Innovation 2010 at the department of Physics, Tripura University

Members of the Professional bodies:

A. Executive committee member:
Physics Academy of North East (PANE)

B. Invited Life Member:
American Nano Society (ANS)

C. Life Member:
Indian Physical Society
Indian Physics Association
Indian Science Congress association
Material Research Society of India

D. General Secretary:
Society for Physical Science in Tripura (SPST)

Country visited:
Belgium, France, Germany, Luxemburg, Netherland, Bangladesh and Turkey.

Professional experiences:

Post-graduate teaching experience: 11 years (2003 – onward)
Worked as visiting Lecturer at Polytechnic Institute, Narshinghgarh, Tripura for one year (2003-04)
Taught BCA Physics at Tripura University (2003-2006, 2012)
Eleven year research experience (2002 – onward)
Worked at Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis for one year (July, 2007 – August, 2008)
Worked as Member of Faculty Council, Tripura University (2005 – 2007)
Worked as a Member of syllabus revision and up-gradation committee for under graduation and post graduation level
Worked as Member of expert committees to visit different colleges to check the feasibility of opening new courses (Govt. Degree College, Dharmanagar; Netaji Subhas Mahavidyalaya, Udaipur; Ambedkar College, Fatikroy; Ramkrishna Mahavidyalaya, Kailasahar; Belonia College, Belonia).
working as question paper setter & moderator, examiner for different under graduate and post graduate courses on a regular basis
Worked as External examiner at various Universities and colleges.

Knowledge of Instruments:

Langmuir Blodgett Film deposition Instrument,
UV-VIS Absorption Spectroscopy,
Fluorescence spectroscopy,
Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM),
Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM)
Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)
Fluorescence Imaging Microscopy
Spin Coating Instrument


A. Attended the ASSOCHAM Global Knowledge Summit – IV, “Nanotechnology & Biotechnology – Meet the Future Nano – Bio Billionaires held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi during 27 – 29 th March, 2006 organized by ASSOCHAM, New Delhi. Participated the program as the representative of Government of Tripura. The program was a bilateral knowledge summit between India and China. Scientists and Businessman from 19 countries throughout the world participated in the program and exchange their views. The memorable incident was the interaction with the Nobel laurate Prof. Harry Kroto (1996, Chemistry) during the program.

B. Selected to attend the Science Conclave: A Congregation of Nobel Prize Winners (Interaction Meet of Young Scientists with Nobel Laureates / Eminent Scientists) held at Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, India during December 15 – 21, 2008.
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