Saumen Mandal


Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, April 27, 2015

Professional Experience: 

4.5 years of Professional experience out of which 2.5 years at NITK

Contact Details





Academic Background

• Ph.D, IIT Kanpur (2012)
• M.Tech, IIT BHU (2006)
• B.Tech, University of Calcutta (2003)

Conference Proceedings: 

Areas of Interest

Thin films; Solution processed coating; Oxide and Non oxide advanced ceramics; Nanotechnology


Significant Projects

All solution processed transparent low temperature synthesized Indium Zinc Tin Oxide based high performance thin film transistors for active matrix displays: "DST – SERB": 21 Lakhs

Supervision of Ph.D

4 ongoing


Significant Publications

(1) Bikesh Gupta, Pavan Pujar, Sib Sankar Mal, Dipti Gupta, Saumen Mandal, “Retention of high dielectric constant sodium beta alumina via solution combustion: role of aluminum ions complexation with fuel”, Ceramics International 44 (2018) 1500-1511.
(2) Pavan Pujar, Srinivas Gandla, Mukesh Singh, Bikesh Gupta, Kartick Tarafder, Dipti Gupta, Yong-Young Noh and Saumen Mandal, “Development of low temperature stoichiometric solution combustion derived transparent conductive ternary zinc tin co-doped indium oxide electrodes”, RSC Advances 7 (2017) 48253–48262.
(3) Komalakrishna H, Shine Jyoth T.G, Biswanath Kundu, Saumen Mandal, “Low Temperature Development of Nano-Hydroxyapatite fromAustromegabalanus psittacus, Star fish and Sea urchin”, Materials Today: Proceedings 4 (2017) 11933–11938.
(4) Soyeon Kim, Bernardi Sanyoto, Won-Tae Park, Seyul Kim, Saumen Mandal, Jong-Choo Lim, Yong-Young Noh, Jung-Hyun Kim, “Purification of PEDOT:PSS by Ultrafiltration for Highly Conductive Transparent Electrode of All-Printed Organic Devices”, Advanced Materials 8(2016) 10149–10154.
(5) Komalakrishna H., Saumen Mandal, Biswanath Kundu, “Fabrication and characterization of hydroxyapatite from Cuttlefish bone, Goose barnacles and Prawn shell to bone/hard tissue engineering approach”, Materials Today: Proceedings(Accpeted) July, 2016.
(6) Saumen Mandal and Yong-Young Noh, “Printed Organic Thin-Film Transistor-Based Integrated Circuits”, Semiconductor Science and Technology 30 (2015) pp 064003.
(7) Saumen Mandal, Giorgio Dell'Erba, Alessandro Luzio, Sadir Gabriele Bucella, Andrea Perinot, Alberto Calloni, Giulia Berti, GianlorenzoBussetti, LambertoDuò, Antonio Facchetti, Yong-Young Noh, and Mario Caironi“Fully-printed, all-polymer, bendable and highly transparent complementary logic circuits” Organic Electronics 20 (2015) pp 132–141.


(1) Gold medalist in M. Tech. (Ceramic Engineering), IIT-Banaras Hindu University, 2006.
(2) Best poster award in “XVth International Workshop on the Physics of Semiconductor Devices”, Solid State Physics Laboratory, Delhi & Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India on December 15-19, 2009.
(3) Best poster award in “International Conference on Nano Science and Technology (ICONSAT 2010)”, IIT Mumbai, India on February 17-20, 2010
(4) “Invention Award” of USD 10000 from Intellectual Venture Asia for “PCT filing” (publication number WO/2014/162287) on 16th May, 2013.
(5) Post Doctoral Fellowship, Center for Nano Science and Technology, Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Milan, Italy, on May,2013.
(6) “Gandhian Young Technological Award, 2014”- from Society for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies and Institutions, India.
(7) Post Doctoral Fellowship, Dongguk University, Seoul, South Korea on October, 2014.


(1) Saumen Mandal, Bikesh Gupta, Pavan Pujar, Komala Krishna Hadagalli, Robbi Vivek Vardhan, “Fabrication of High Conductive Metallic Films at Low Temperature”, “Indian patent”, Application Number 201741005384 dated 15th February, 2017.
(2) S Mandal, M Katiyar, “Organic thin film transistors and methods for their manufacturing and use”, US Patent 9680097 B2, June 13, 2017.
(3) Saumen Mandal, Rahul Sharma and Monica Katiyar, “A hybrid ink formulation and a method for preparing the same”, “Indian patent”, Application Number 1161/DEL/2012 dated 16th April, 2012.

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Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
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