Neha Sardana

Assistant Professor
Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar


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I am an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT Ropar. I did my B.Tech from IIT Roorkee, Masters from Technical university of Denmark and Ph.D. from International Max Planck Research School for Science & Technology of Nanostructures (IMPRS-MLU), Germany. 

Before joining IIT Ropar, I served as a Scientist at Institute of Nano Science & Technology, and an Assistant Professor at IIT Jodhpur. 

My key areas of interest are plasmonics, spectroscopy and nanotechnology. I am not only a passionate teacher and researcher but also love developing devices which cater to societal needs. Under this I have been awarded and filed, 1 process patent and 4 product patents. 

In addition to regular teaching assignments at IIT, I am an active nominated member of the prestigious Indian National Young Academy of Sciences (INYAS) in which she is the coordinator of the Chandigarh chapter. Under this I deliver many talks and carry out outreach activities for school, UG and PG students.