Ashutosh Sharma

PhD (SUNY Buffalo)

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering


Research Interest



  • PhD, SUNY Buffalo, 1987
  • M.S., Penn State, 1984
  • B.Tech, IITK, 1982



  • A. Verma, A. Sharma and G. U. Kulkarni, Ultrafast large area micropattern generation in non-absorbing polymer thin-films by pulsed laser diffraction, Small 7, 758-765 (2011).

  • P. S. G. Pattader, I. Banerjee, A. Sharma and D. Bandyopadhyay, Multiscale pattern generation in viscoelastic polymer films by spatio-temporal modulation of electric field and control of rheology, Advanced Functional Materials 21, 324-335 (2011).

  • R. Mukherjee, S. Das, A. Das, S. Sharma, A. K. Raychaudhuri and A. Sharma, Stability and dewetting of metal nanoparticles filled thin polymer films: control of instability length-scale and dynamics, ACS Nano 4, 3709-3724 (2010).

  • A. Verma and A. Sharma, Enhanced self-organized dewetting of ultrathin polymer films under water-organic solutions: fabrication of sub-micron spherical lens arrays, Advanced Materials 22, 5306-5309 (2010).

  • N. Arun, A. Sharma, P. S. G. Pattader, I. Banerjee, H. M. Dixit and K. S. Narayan, Electric field Induced patterns in soft visco-elastic films: from long waves of viscous liquids to short waves of elastic solids, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 254502 (2009).

  • Coordinator & PI, DST Unit on Nanosciences (2007-2016).

  • Associate Editor, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2014-).

  • The Syed Husain Zaheer Medal (a triennial award for Engineering and Technology), Indian National Science Academy (2011).

  • Infosys Prize in Engineering and Computer Science, Infosys Science Foundation (2010).

  • Elected Fellow, TWAS--The World Academy of Sciences (2010).

  • R. C. Mehrotra Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award, Indian Science Congress Association (2010).


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IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur 208016

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