Dr. D. Sastikumar

 
 

CV of Dr.D. Sastikumar

Obtained Ph.D. in Dye lasers from Anna University, Chennai, in 1991 and Joined as a Lecturer in National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, in the same year. The areas of research are Laser surface modification and Fiber optic sensors

Date of Birth : 07.05.1960

Tel. No.
Office : 0431-2503604
Mob : 09488600672
e-mail : sasti@nitt.edu

Academic Qualifications  

Degree

Year

University

Subjects

B.Sc.

1982

Madras University

Physics

M.Sc.

 

1984

Anna University

Chennai.

Materials Science

M.Phil.

1987

Anna University

Chennai.

Physics

Ph.D.

1991

Anna University

Chennai.

Dye Lasers

 

Professional Experience

Sl.No.

Positions held

Institute

Period

1.

Lecturer

National Institute of  Technology, Tiruchy.

Aug.1991 to Oct.1998

2.

Assistant Professor

National Institute of  Technology, Tiruchy

Oct.1998 to  May 2007

3.

Professor

National Institute of  Technology, Tiruchy.

May  2007

Till Date

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Memberships in National and International Bodies

 

 

a.

Indian Laser Association ( Life Member)

b.

Indian Society for Technical  Education (Life Member)

c.

SPIE-International Society for Photonic Engineers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Awards

1.

Visited Centre for Advanced Technology, Department of  Atomic Energy, Indore during 9 June to 31 July 1997 to carryout work in Laser materials processing under centre of excellence scheme offered by the institute.

 

2.

Young Scientist Fellowship awarded by Tamilnadu state council for Science and Technology to carry out research in Photonics at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore,  during 1st June to 31st July 1999.

 

3.

 

 

 

International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Italy, selected me to participate in the “Winter college on interferometry and applications in  Modern Physics” conducted during 2-13th Feb. 2004.

 

4.

Winter College on Optics: Trends in Laser Development and Multidisciplinary Applications to Science and industry organized  by International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Italy,  during 4-15th Feb. 2013

 

5.

BEST TEACHER AWARD – 2007 - NIT, Tiruchy.

 

 

 

Technical Paper Reviewer in (Area: Fiber optic gas sensors & Laser Surface Modification)

a.

Optics and Lasers in Engineering

b.

Optics & Laser Technology

c.

Sensors  &  Actuators B

d.

Journal of  Materials Science

e.

Applied Surface Science

f.

Surface Coatings and Technology

 

SPONSORED PROJECTS:

Sl.

No.

 

Title

Amount

Rs. in Lakhs

Funding  Agency

Period

Remarks

1.

Design of Nanocrystalline Metal-oxides based Fiber optic gas sensor for Ammonia, methanol and ethanol sensing

15.32

DST

-

Presentation  over  and results are awaited

2.

Optical power limiting studies on Ag and Cu nanowire composite glasses

48.38

DRDO

2009-2013

Completed

3.

Fund for Improvement of         S & T Infrastructure (FIST) - Project Coordinator

85.00

DST

2008-2013

Completed

4.

Design of Fiber Optic Sensors for Measuring Thickness of Thin Transparent Material and Online Monitoring of Refractive Index of Liquids

12.00

MHRD

2004-2006

 

Completed

5

Laser Surface Alloying of Aluminium Alloy and Stainless Steel with Cr and SiC

03.45

CSIR

2002-2005

 

Completed

6.

Formation of Metal Carbide Composite Layer on Aluminium Alloy by Laser Processing

11.81

DST

2003-2005

Completed

7.

Laser Surface Alloying of Aluminium - Silicon Alloy with Silicon Nitride

09.00

MHRD

2002-2004

Completed

8.

Design of Thickness and Micro-Displacement Photonic Sensors

06.50

MHRD

2001-2003

 

Completed

9.

Modernization of Non-Destructive Testing Laboratory

04.50

MHRD

2000-2002

Completed

 

 

CONTRIBUTION TO SOPHISTICATED INSTRUMENT FACILITY:

Sl.no

Equipment purchased

Cost in Lakhs

 

1.

Nd:YAG LASER/Power meter/Vibration free table

85.00

2.

Thermography

72.00

 

TITLE OF PH.D. GUIDED

Sl.

No.

Name of the candidate

Title/Area of research

Univerisity/

Institute

Year

1.

B. Renganathan

Nanocrystalline Metal oxides based fiber optic sensor for ammonia vaopour detection

NIT, Tiruchy

2012

2.

G.Balaksrishnan

Study on microstructural, optical and high temperature properties of thin films of metal oxides and their nanomultilayers prepared by pulsed laser deposition

NIT, Tiruchy

2010

3.

G.Gobi

Design and development of fiber optic displacement sensors- Applications

NIT, Tiruchy

2009

4.

A.Viswanathan

Metal-ceramic composite layer formation on Al-Si alloy and AISI 316L stainless steel by high power laser (CO2) processing

NIT, Tiruchy

2008

5.

M. Jamal Mohamed Jaffar

Laser Surface Modification of Aluminium- Silicon alloy with metals and silicon carbide

Bharathidasan University

2006

6.

R. Jagdheesh

Laser Surface Modification of Austenitic Stainless steel

Bharathidasan University

2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS: ( LAST 3 YEARS)

1.

Effect of functional groups on dielectric, optical gas sensing properties of graphene oxide and reduced graphene oxide at room temperature

T. Kavinkumar,   D. Sastikumar and   S. Manivannan  

 Royal Society of Chemistry, Advances, 5 (2015) 10816.

2.

Glycerol mediated synthesis of silver nanowires for room temperature ammonia vapor sensing

L.R. Shobin, D. Sastikumar, S. Manivannan

Sensors and Actuators, A 214 (2014) 74.

3.

Transition  metal doped nanocrystalline   Li2B4O7 for gas  sensing  applications

S. Dhanuskodi , R.Mohandoss , B.Renganathan , D.Sastikumar

Optics  & Laser  Technology,  64 (2014) 204.

4.

Fiber optic gas sensors with vanadium oxide and tungsten oxide nanoparticle coated claddings

B. Renganathan D.Sastikumar, S.GokulRaj, A.R.Ganesan

Optics Communications, 315 (2014) 74.

5.

Nanocrystalline cerium oxide coated fiber optic gas sensor

B. Renganathan, D. Sastikumar , A. Chandra Bose, R. Srinivasan , A.R. Ganesan,

Current Applied Physics,  14 (2014) 467.

6.

Pure and Iso-Butyl Methyl Ketone Treated  Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes for Ethanol and Methanol Vapor Sensing,

L.R. Shobin, B. Renganathan, D. Sastikumar, Kyu Chang Park and S. Manivannan

IEEE Sensors Journal, 14 (2014) 1238.

7.

Improved ethanol sensing characteristics of sol–gel derived nanocrystalline manganese doped lithium tetraborate,

R. Mohandoss, S. Dhanuskodi,  B. Renganathan,  D.Sastikumar.

Sensors and Actuators A, 203 (2013) 310.

8.

Gas sensing property of lithium tetraborate clad modified fiber optic sensor,

Mohandoss, S. Dhanuskodi, B. Renganathan, D. Sastikumar.

Current Applied Physics,  13 (2013) 957.

9.

Development of high sensitivity ethanol gas sensor based on Co-doped SnO2 nanoparticles by microwave irradiation technique

M. Parthibavarman,  B. Renganathan, D. Sastikuma.

Current Applied Physics, 13 (2013) 1537.

10.

Growth of nanolaminate structure of tetragonal zirconia by pulsed laser deposition,

G. BalakrishnanP. KuppusamiD. Sastikumar and Jung Il Song.

Nanoscale Research Letters,  8 (2013) 82.

11.

Effect of magnetism on the ethanol sensitivity of undoped and Mn-doped CuO nanoflakes

R.N. MariammalK. Ramachandran, G. Kalaiselvan,                S. ArumugamB. Renganathan, D. Sastikumar.

Applied Surface Science, 270 (2013) 545.

12.

On the enhancement of ethanol sensing by CuO modified SnO2 nanoparticles, using fiber-optic sensor

R.N. Mariammal, K. Ramachandran, B. Renganathan,              D. Sastikumar

Sensors and Actuators B,  169 (2012)199.

13.

Laser processed TiC–Al13Fe4  composite layer formationon Al–Si alloy,

A.Viswanathan,  D.Sastikumar, HarishKumar, A.K.Nath.

Optics and Lasers in Engineering,  50 (2012) 1321.

14.

Single-walled carbon nanotubes wrapped poly-methyl methacrylate fiber optic sensor for ammonia, ethanol and methanol vapors at room temperature,

S. Manivannan, A.M. Saranya, B. Renganathan, D. Sastikumar, G. Gobi, Kyu Chang  Park.

Sensors and Actuators B, 171– 172 (2012) 634.

15

Ethanol sensor using ZnO and ZnO:CdO nanorods by fiber-optic technique.

R. N. Mariammal, V.M.Susila, B.Renganathan, D.Sastikumar,   K. Ramachandran.

Sensor Letters  50 (2012) 1321.

16.

Characterization of Al2O3/ZrO2 nano multilayer thin films prepared by pulsed laser deposition,

G. Balakrishnan ,P. Kuppusami, S. Murugesan, C. Ghosh,         R. Divakar, E. Mohandas, D.Sastikumar

Materials Chemistry and Physics 133 (2012) 299.

17.

High temperature x-ray diffraction studies of zirconia thin films prepared by reactive pulsed laser deposition

G. Balakrishnan, P. Kuppusami,  S. Murugesan,  E. Mohandas, and D.Sastikumar.

Crystal Research Technology 47 (2012) 415.