Ashish Garg

PhD (University of Cambridge)

Professor, Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering


Research Interest



  • PhD, University of Cambridge, Materials Science, 2002
  • M.E., IISc Bangalore, Metallurgy, 1998
  • B.E., NIT Nagpur, Metallurgical Engineering, 1995



  • Electronic Materials, Materials Science, Materials Characterization, Electronic Ceramics, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Structure of Materials, Phase Equilibria and Phase Transformations

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  • S. Mukherjee, A. Roy, S. Auluck, R. Prasad, R. Gupta and A. Garg, Room Temperature Nanoscale Ferroelectricity in Magnetoelectric GaFeO3 Epitaxial Thin Films, Phys. Rev. Lett., 111, 087601 (2013)

  • S. Mukherjee, A. Garg and R. Gupta, Spin Glass-like Phase below - 210 K in Magnetoelectric Gallium Ferrite, Applied Physics Letters, 100, 112904 (2012)

  • S. Mukherjee, R. Gupta and A. Garg, Probing Magnetoelastic Coupling and Structural Changes in Magnetoelectric Gallium Orthoferrite, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 23, 445403 (2011),

  • V.R. Singh, A. Garg and D. C. Agrawal, Structural Changes in Chemical Solution Deposited Lanthanum Doped Bismuth Ferrite Thin Films, Applied Physics Letters, 92, 152905 (2008)

  • A. Garg, Z.H. Barber, M. Dawber, J.F. Scott, A. Snedden, and P. Lightfoot, Orientation Dependence of Ferroelectric Properties of Pulsed Laser Ablated Bi4-xNdxTi3O12 Films, Applied Physics Letters, 83 (12 ), 2414-2416 (2003)


  • 2003 onwards, Faculty (Professor (2014), Associate Professor (2009), Assistant Professor (2003)), Department of Materials Science and Engineering, IIT Kanpur

  • 2001-2003, Research Fellow, Downing College, University of Cambridge, UK

  • 1995-1996, Graduate Engineer, Tata SSL Limited (Tata Steel Company), Mumbai

  • 2004: Process Engineer, Infineon Technologies, Dresden (Germany)

  • 2008-2011: Visiting Scientist, RMIT University and CSIRO, Melbourne



  • Life Member, Indian Institute of Metals

  • Life Member, Cambridge Philosophical Society

  • MRSI Medal (2013), Materials Research Society of India

  • Endeavour Research Fellowship Award (Australian Government), (2011)

  • Australia India Science and Technology Research Award (Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering) (2009)

  • INSA (Indian National Science Academy) Young Scientist Award (2008)

  • Ramanna Fellowship, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India (2006)



Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering (SEE)
IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur 208016

Office Phone: 0512-259-7904 (O)

Fax: 0512-259-7505

Labs addresses: WL-104,105

Labs phone nos.: 0512-259-7263

Email: ashishg[AT]


  • Energy Materials, Energy Storage Materials, Energy Devices, Solar Photovoltaics.

  • Electronic Ceramics, Electroceramics, Ceramics, Thin Films, Solar Cells, Sola Photovoltaics, Organic Solar Cells, Electronic Devices, Materials Characterization

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