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

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, • Ph.D. (ECE): IIT, Roorkee, • M.Tech (ECE): IIT [ISM] Dhanbad
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

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

Supervision of Ph.D

1. Santosh Kumar Sahu
2. Suchitra V
3. Kajal Shiv Raj Meena

Significant Publications

Selected Publications:

  • 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.
  • 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).

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

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

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