Mandeep Singh


Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Friday, September 20, 2019

Professional Experience: 

i) Assistant Professor, Department of ECE, NITK, Surathkal. (since September 2019).

ii) Assistant Professor, Depart. of ECE, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal-576104, Karnataka - (September 2018-September 2019)

iii) INSA Visiting Scientist, Depart. of ECE, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore – (March 2019 – August 2019)

iv) Visiting Researcher, Fiber Grating Lab, Fiber Sensors and Optical Spectroscopy Section (FSOSS), Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology (a unit of Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India), Indore – (Since Jan 2019 – ongoing)

v) Assistant Professor (on-contract), Department of Electronics Engineering, NIT Uttarakhand. (July 2013 – July 2014)

Contact Details



Mobile: +91-9557523757; +91-7983362038
Faculty (author) Identifiers
Academic Background
Post Ph.D. (Nanophotonic devices & sensors): IISc Bangalore 2019, Ph.D. (ECE): IIT, Roorkee 2018, M.Tech (ECE): IIT [ISM] Dhanbad 2013, BE (ECE), Beant College of Engg. & Tech. (State Engg. College) Gurdaspur, Punjab.
Areas of Interest
  • Quantum Photonics
  • Silicon Photonics
  • Microwave Photonics
  • Nanophotonic devices and sensors
  • Hybrid plasmonic slot waveguides
  • Plasmonic solar cells
  • Optical fiber communication.
  • Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled optical sensors
  • Fiber Bragg grating (FBG) sensors: Fabrication and Characterization
  • Machine Learning approach to Nanophotonic Waveguide
Significant Projects

Current project:

  1. “Investigation of photonic generation of microwave arbitrary waveform for sensing applications” SEED MONEY GRANT from Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal Institute of Technology, MAHE, Manipal-Karnataka

Contribute projects:

  1. “Photonic technique for microwave waveform generation based on Mach Zehnder Modulator (MZM)” sponsored by ISRO Ahmedabad. Project number: ISRO/RES/4/617/2014-15 dated 01/09/2014.
  2. “Development of Field Deployable Fiber Bragg Grating Based Sensor for monitoring of Hazardous Toxic Chemicals and Gases in Underground Mines” sponsored by BRNS (Board of research in Nuclear Science: Department of Atomic Energy, Govt of India) project reference number: RP-4772 titled, doing jointly with Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Raghuwanshi (Principal Investigator), Associate Professor, IIT [Indian School of Mines], Dhanbad.
Supervision of Ph.D

1. Santosh Kumar Sahu

Significant Publications

Achievements and Awards:

  • Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Mangalore Sub-Section 2020.
  • Member of “Doctoral Advisory Committee”, Manipal Institute of Technology, MAHE, Udupi-Karnataka.
  • Marquis Who’s Who in the World, 2020.
  • INSA Visiting Scientist fellowship, 2019. [Research organization: Department of ECE, IISc Bangalore].
  • Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, 2018 and 2019.
  • Successfully cleared online course of “Supervising Doctoral Studies” from Epigeum, Oxford university press.
  • Secure second position in Paragraph Writing Competition in 12th class of ARMY SCHOOL, AMRITSAR CANTT.
  • “Prime Minister Scholarship” from Ministry of Defence, New Delhi during B.Tech.
  • Ministry of Human Resource Development [MHRD], New Delhi during M.Tech (IIT-ISM, Dhanbad)
  • Ministry of Human Resource Development [MHRD], New Delhi during Ph.D (IIT Roorkee).

Faculty Development Programs (FDP) Attended:

  • “Tier-1 Faculty Development Program: On Effective Teaching” from 21st to 24th November 2018, organized by Education Technology cell, MIT Manipal.
  • “Faculty Development Program on mini-workshop of Sculpting Academic Teaching Portfolio” on 2 January 2018, organized by Education Technology cell, MIT Manipal.
  • “Tier -2 Faculty Development Program: Research process and management tools” from 2nd to 9th February 2019, organized by Education Technology cell, MIT Manipal.


  • IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement [Publisher: IEEE]
  • IEEE Sensors Journal [Publisher: IEEE]
  • Journal of Applied Physics [Publisher: AIP]
  • Optics Express [Publisher: OSA]
  • Plasmonics [Publisher: Springer]
  • Sensors and Actuator B: Chemical [Publisher: Elsevier]
  • Engineering Research Express [Publisher: IOPscience- UK]
  • Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering [Publisher: Springer].

Contact us

Dr. Ashvini Chaturvedi,  Professor and Head, 
Department of E&C, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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