Dr. Mukesh Kumar Sharma

Postdoctoral Fellow

Mukesh Kumar Sharma joined the NEO Lab in November 2018 as a Postdoctoral Fellow. He received his B.E. degree (with Honors) in Electronics and Communication Engineering in 2007 from University of Rajasthan, India, and M.Tech degree in Optoelectronics (with Gold medal) from SGSITS, Indore, India, in 2012. After B. E. degree, he joined Optoelectronics Devices Group, Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-CEERI), Pilani, India, as a Research Assistant from 2007 to 2009. He completed his M.Tech project work on design and fabrication of nanostructured corrugated grating-based devices for sensing applications under the supervision of Prof. Suchandan Pal at the CSIR-CEERI, Pilani, India from 2011-2012. In 2013, he joined Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) as a full-time research scholar for his Ph.D. degree under the joint supervision of Prof. Aloka Sinha and Prof. M. R. Shenoy, and his doctoral thesis devoted to design and development of liquid crystal core waveguides for photonic applications. At the NEO Lab Mukesh is working on development of active THz devices based on liquid crystal-nonlinear metasurface composites.