Dr. Rakesh Kumar Singh

Associate Professor

Department of Physics,Indian Institute of Technology (BHU)

Email: krakeshsingh.phy@iitbhu.ac.in

Contact no. +91-542-6701917, +91-9446420555

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Area of Interest: 

Fundamental, Applied & Instrumentation: Classical & Quantum Optics, Optics: in disordered media & with disordered light, Information Optics, Structured & Singular light, Holography, Correlation optics, Artificial Intelligence for Optics, Polarimetry

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About:

Dr. R.K.Singh did his B.Sc. from Uday Pratap College, Varanasi, India. He did his M.Sc. in Physics from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. He received his doctorate degree in 2009 from the Indian Institute of Technology - Delhi, India.

Experience:

  • Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi , India (since 28th June 2018)

  • Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India (9th February 2016- 27th June 2018)

  •  Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India (1st November 2011- 8th  February 2016)

  • M.Tech (Optical Engineering) coordinator at IIST (July 2015- June 2018)

  • Post-doctoral Researcher, The University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan (September 2011- October 2011).

  • Japanese Society of Promotion of Science (JSPS) fellow, The University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan (August 2009- August 2011).

  • Post-doctoral researcher, University of Oulu, Finland (January 2009- July 2009)

  • Visiting researcher: National University of Ireland, Tel- Aviv University- Israel, Denmark Technical University-Denmark, Bar-Ilan University-Israel, Huaqiao University- China, Institute of Optics & Electronics (Chinese Academy of Science), Chengdu, China

Awards and Recognition:

  • Best Teacher Award 2021-  by the IIT (BHU)

  • Senior Member : Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE)- promoted in year 2021

  • Young Researcher grant award: year 2018 from Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)

  • Senior member Optical Society of America (OSA) promoted in year 2017

  • Awarded JSPS (Japanese Society of Promotion of Science) Fellowship for two years in December 2008;

  • Junior research fellowship (JRF) awarded by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) India.

  • National Eligibility Test (NET)/JRF

  • Life Member  Optical Society of India (OSI)