Shikhar Misra
(PhD, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA)
Assistant Professor, Department of MSE
Office: Faculty Building 411
Phone: +91 512 259 2257


Functional thin films, epitaxy, ceramic nanocomposites, optical metamaterials

Areas of Interest:

Ceramic Nanocomposite Designs, Processing and Characterizations for Microelectronics, Optics, and Energy applications, Machine learning for Materials Database Mining and Structural Refining

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, IIT Kanpur (Nov 2021 - Present)
  • Module Integration and Yield Engineer, Intel Corporation (Oct 2020 - Sept 2021)

Selected Journal Publications

Honors and Awards

  • Best Poster Award (top 1%) at the Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting and Exhibit, 2019
  • Awarded the PGSG (top 10%) and the College of Engineering travel grant
  • Recipient of the highly competitive Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship provided by the Graduate School at Purdue University
  • Recipient of prestigious IIT-Todai graduate student scholarship 2016 among 10 students from India
  • Academic Excellence Award recipient for the consecutive academic year 2013-14 and 2014-2015, awarded to top 5% students at IIT Kanpur
  • 7th position in Regional Mathematics Olympiad (RMO 2010) in the state of Uttar Pradesh