Mandeep Singh


Assistant Professor Grade I

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Friday, September 20, 2019

Professional Experience: 

Assistant Professor, Department of ECE, NITK, Surathkal. 

Contact Details



Mobile: +91-9557523757; +91-7983362038
Faculty (author) Identifiers
Academic Background

• Post Ph.D. (Nanophotonic devices & sensors): IISc Bangalore,
• Ph.D. (ECE): IIT, Roorkee,
• M.Tech (ECE): IIT [ISM] Dhanbad

Areas of Interest
  • Quantum Photonics
  • Silicon Photonics and optical Sensors
  • Microwave Photonics
  • Fiber Bragg grating (FBG) sensors: Fabrication and Characterization
  • Machine Learning approach to Nanophotonic Waveguide.
Significant Projects
1) Seed money grant
Title: “Investigation of photonic generation of microwave arbitrary waveform for sensing applications”.
Project number: MAHE/DREG/PhD/IMF/2019
Role: Principle-Investigator (PI); Duration: 3 Years
Organization: Manipal Academy of Higher Education, MIT – Manipal, Udupi
2) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
Title: Programmable photonic microwave signal generation using on-chip spectral shaper for satellite communication.
Role: Principle-Investigator (PI) Duration: 2 Years
Organization: SAC-ISRO, Ahmedabad.
3) DBT Research Project (Govt. of India)
Title: Engineering novel label free multi-layer plasmonic nano-biosensor for DNA hybridization.
Project number: BT/PR40358/NNT/28/1756/2020; Status: Recommended by Task Force
Role: Principle-Investigator (PI); Duration: 5 Years
Organization: DBT, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India
4) SERB-DST (Govt. of India)
Title: Nanophotonic porous-silicon based nanostructures for ultra-fast methanol sensing at room temperature
Role: Principle-Investigator (PI); Duration: 3 Years
Organization: Science and Engineering Research Board, New Delhi
5) DRDO (Govt. of India)
Title: Development of low phase noise optoelectronic oscillator with phase compensation approach for radar application
Role: Principle-Investigator (PI); Co-PI: Prof. M. Kulkarni; & Co-PI at IIT (ISM) Dhanbad: Prof.  Sanjeev Kumar Raghuwanshi; Duration: 3 Years
Organization: Electronics and Radar Development Establishment (LRDE), Bangalore
6) CSIR (Govt. of India)
Title: Design and fabrication of on-chip vertical hybrid plasmonic waveguide based nanograting gas sensor
Role: Principle-Investigator (PI); Duration: 3 Years
Organization: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi
Supervision of Ph.D

Ph. D. Ongoing: 3
M.Tech. Research: 1

Significant Publications

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Selected Publications:

  • Ratneshwar Kumar et. al, "Mango Leaves-Derived Highly Florescent Green Graphene Quantum Dot Nanoprobes for Enhanced On–Off Dual Detection of Cholesterol and Fe2+ Ions Based on Molecular Logic Operation," ACS Applied Bio Materials, July 2024.
  • Kajal Shiv Raj Meena and Mandeep Singh, "Microwave Photonics based Millimeter Wave Signal Generation Technique for 5G Systems," IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation & Measurement, Jan 2024.
  • Suchitra Vankalkunti and Mandeep Singh, "Plasmonic Biosensor for DNA Hybridization Using Integrated Graphene-Porous Silicon Waveguide," IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 23, no. 23, pp. 28797-28804, Dec., 2023
  • S. K. Sahu, S. K. Reddy, M. Singh and E. Avrutin, "Hybrid Plasmonic Waveguide Based Platform for Refractive Index and Temperature Sensing"  IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, pp. 1-4, 2022.
  • Sherin Thomas, Mandeep Singh and M.N. Satyanarayan, High Sensitivity Refractive Index Sensor Based on Indium Antimonide Terahertz Plasmonic Ring Resonator, IEEE Sensors Journal, pp. 1 - 8, 2022.
  • Samyuktha K. Reddy, and Mandeep Singh, Porous-Silicon assisted Hybrid Plasmonic Slot Waveguide based On-Chip Ethanol Sensor, IEEE Sensors Journal,  pp. 1 - 8, 2022.
  • Mandeep Singh& S. K. Raghuwanshi, “Real-time Interrogation of Fiber Optic Biosensor Using TiO2 Coated Etched Long Period Grating” Review of Scientific Instruments (AIP), vol. 91, 2020.
  • V. Dakulagi, & Mandeep Singh, “Efficient Coherent Direction-of-Arrival Estimation and Realization Using Digital Signal Processor,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas & Propagation, vol. 68, no. 9, pp. 6675-6682, Sept. 2020.
  • Mandeep Singh, S. Kumar, & Om Prakash, “Ultra-sensitive Fiber Optic Gas Sensor Using Graphene Oxide Coated Long Period Gratings,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 31, no. 17, pp. 1473 - 1476, Sep 2019.
  • Mandeep Singh, S. Kumar & T. Srinivas, “Nanophotonic on-chip hybrid plasmonic electro-optic modulator with Phase change materials”, Physics Letters A, vol. 383, no. 25, Sep 2019.
  • Mandeep Singh, & A. Datta, “LSPR Excitation on Au Nanorings from Integrated Hybrid Plasmonic Aperture Waveguide and its Application in Methanol Detection in the IR-band,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 19, no. 15, pp. 6119 – 6125, Aug. 2019.
  • Mandeep Singh, S. Kumar & O. Prakash, “Modeling of Grating assisted Hybrid Plasmonic Filter and its On-Chip gas Sensing Application,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 19, no. 11, pp. 4039 - 4044, Jun 2019.
  • Mandeep Singh, & A. Datta, “Modeling of a vertical hybrid plasmonic switch with VO2 fin Bragg grating,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 30, no. 11, pp. 997-1000, 2018.
  • Mandeep Singh, & S.K Raghuwanshi, “Effect of higher order dispersion parameters on optical millimeter-wave generation using three parallel external optical modulators” Journal of Applied Physics (AIP), vol. 117, Jan 2015.

Achievements and Awards:

  • Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Mangalore Sub-Section 2020.
  • Member of “Doctoral Advisory Committee”, Manipal Institute of Technology, MAHE, Udupi-Karnataka.
  • INSA Visiting Scientist fellowship, 2019. [Research organization: Department of ECE, IISc Bangalore].
  • “Prime Minister Scholarship” from Ministry of Defence, New Delhi during B.Tech.

Events Organized (Conference/ Workshop/ Faculty Development Program)

  1. IEEE Workshop on Advances in Nanophotonic devices & Sensors - 2020
  2. One week ATAL FDP on “Photonics” – 2021
  3. IEEE One day webinar on “Quantum Computing”
  4. 2nd IEEE Workshop on advances in nanophotonic devices & sensors - 2021
  5. IEEE workshop on “Photonics for Healthcare- PhotoHeal”- 2021 organized by the PRAKASH BHARATI - A consortium of Photonics professionals in India. Coordinators: 1. Prof. T Srinivas, IISc, 2. Dr. Mandeep Singh, NITK Surathkal.
  6. NITK - IEEE Photonics Student Internship Program 2022; [Funded by IEEE Photonics Society-USA].
  7. Workshop on Ansys Lumerical for Photonic Simulations - 2024

Contact us

Prof. N. Shekar V. Shet, Professor and Head, 
Department of ECE, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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