Dr Y. Vijay kumar

Assistant Professor

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Vijay kumar received Master degree and Doctor of Philosophy in Physics from Osmania University. He completed the online specialization courses on Non-conventional energy resources and Solar photovoltaics: fundamentals, technology and applications. He was a UGC-RAMAN postdoctoral fellow in TECS, NC State University, USA. He joined the Department of Physics at Anurag University as an Assistant Professor in 2021. He has expertise in establishing nanomaterials and thin film research labs. He is a life member of the Indian Science Congress Association, optical society of India, MRSI and Magnetics Society of India.

Research Interests

Preparation of thin films and nanomaterials by chemical and physical methods
Metal oxides for TCO, Gas sensors, antimicrobial and Photocatalysis
Anode and cathode materials for DSSC, QDSSC, Perovskite solar cells and Li-ion batteries

Teaching Interests

Applied Physics, Engineering Physics and Nanotechnology for undergraduate engineering students.

Selected Publications

  1. Effect of precursor volume on chemically sprayed V2O5 thin films for acetaldehyde detection Y Vijaykumar, P Nagaraju, T Sreekanth, U Rushidhar, PS Reddy Superlattices and Microstructures 153, 106870, 2021
  2. Nanostructured WO3 based gas sensors: a short review SR Sriram, S Parne, VSCS Vaddadi, D Edla, P Nagaraju, Vijaykumar Y Sensor Review, 2021
  3. Nanostructured indium oxide thin films as a room temperature toluene sensor SG Dasari, P Nagaraju, Vijaykumar Y, S Tirumala, RR MV ACS omega 6 (27), 17442-17454, 2021
  4. Effect of annealing temperature on spectroscopic features and photocatalytic activity of TiO2: 0.07 Eu3+ nanoparticles D Komaraiah, E Radha, Y Vijayakumar, J Sivakumar, MVR Reddy Materials Research Express 6 (7), 076433, 2019
  5. V2O5 nanofibers: Potential contestant for high-performance xylene sensor, Y Vijaykumar, Ganesh Kumar Mani, Dhivya Ponnusamy, Prabakaran Shankar, , John Bosco Balaguru Rayappan, MV Ramana Reddy, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 731, 2018, 805-812

Selected Awards and Honors

External Profile Links

  • Short-term training on the fabrication of high-quality Li-ion Battery electrodes at ADVANO, New Orleans, USA.
  • 2016 Raman Postdoctoral research fellow, N C State University, USA.
  • 2015 Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science, Osmania University, Hyderabad.
  • 2006 Master of Science, Osmania University, Hyderabad.
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