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

International Journals:

16. Dakulagi, M. Alagirisamy, and Mandeep Singh, “Efficient Coherent Direction-of-Arrival Estimation and Realization Using Digital Signal Processor,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 68, no. 9, pp. 6675-6682, Sept. 2020.

15. Mandeep Singh, S. Kumar, O. Prakash and P. K Saini, “High-Resolution fiber optic sensor based on coated linearly chirped bragg grating,” Optik, vol. 212, no. 17, 164698, 2020.

14. Sanjeev Kumar, Nimish Srivastava and Mandeep Singh, “Highly steerable microwave beam forming system near Ku-band based on application of linearly chirped fiber Bragg grating,” IEEE/IET Optoelectronics, vol. 14, pp. 81-90, 2020.

13.  Mandeep Singh, S. K Raghuwanshi, and O. 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, 2019.

12.  Mandeep Singh, S.K Raghuwanshi and T. Srinivas, “Nanophotonic on-chip hybrid plasmonic electro-optic modulator with Phase change materials”, Physics Letters A, vol. 383, no. 25, pp. 3196-3199, 2019.

11.  Mandeep Singh, and 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, 2019.

10. Mandeep Singh, S.K Raghuwanshi and 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, 2019.

9.  Mandeep Singh, and 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.

8. Mandeep Singh, and 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

7. Mandeep Singh, “Modeling of Hybrid plasmonic ring resonator based on dielectric filled subwavelength metal grating” Plasmonics Journal, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 915–920, 2019.

6. Mandeep Singh, “Design of hybrid multilayer plasmonic switch-cum-splitter with 90° bends,” Optik, Vol. 178, pp. 902-908, 2018.

5. Mandeep Singh, and S.K Raghuwanshi, “Metal-insulator-metal waveguide based passive structures analysed by transmission line model,” Superlattices and Microstructures, vol. 114, pp. 233-241, 2018.

4. Mandeep Singh, and S.K Raghuwanshi, “Generation of octupled microwave signal via frequency multiplication method,” Journal of optics (IOP-UK), vol. 19, no. 11, 2017.

3. S. K Raghuwanshi, Mandeep Singh, R. Sharma, “A Complete Mathematical Model to Study the Characteristics of an Arbitrary Geometry LiNbO3 Structure for a High-Speed Mach–Zehnder Modulator for RADAR Applications”, Journal of Optical Communications, vol. 38, pp. 1-13, 2016.

2. Mandeep Singh, S.K Raghuwanshi, and R.K Bahl, “Tunable optoelectronic oscillator working in Ku band,” Measurement Science and Technology (IOP-UK), vol. 29, 125201, 2018.

1. Mandeep Singh, and S.K Raghuwanshi, “Microwave generation analysis with higher order dispersion parameters in two cascaded Mach-Zehnder modulators” Optik, vol. 125, pp. 761-771, 2014.


1. M. Singh and A. Datta, “Modeling of CMOS compatible ring resonator switch with intermediate vanadium oxide as the switching element” 2nd International Conference on Condensed Matter and Applied Physics, AIP proceeding, vol. 1953 B, 060015, 2018.        


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].

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

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