Dr. Piyush Kar

Dr. Piyush Kar |Clyto Access

University of Alberta, Canada


Expertise: Materials science, Electrochemical engineering, Photonics, Nanostructures, Energy, Environment, Healthcare


Dr. Piyush Kar received his Ph.D. in Materials Science from the University of Nevada Reno (USA) in 2006. There he worked in Professor Manoranjan Misra’s group. A few years after his Ph.D., he did Post-doctoral work with Professor Scott Barton’s group at the Michigan State University (USA). Currently, Dr. Kar is a faculty in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alberta (Canada) and simultaneously works as a Research Associate in Professor Karthik Shankar’s group at the University of Alberta (Canada). His research focus is on application of principles of materials science, electrochemical engineering and photonics towards development of semiconducting nanostructures and devices thereof for energy, environment and healthcare. To-date, Dr. Kar has more than 35 peer-reviewed technical publications. Dr. Kar also holds a business (MBA) degree from the University of Alberta (Canada). He also has worked in industry (Ecoenergy Solutions Inc., Chromealloy and Globe Turbocharger Specialties Inc., all in Reno and Carson City, NV, USA.

Related Journals & Conferences :

International Journal of Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine Research