Subodh Mhaisalkar is the Tan Chin Tuan Centennial Professor in the School of Materials Science & Engineering at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. Subodh is also the Executive Director of the Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N), a pan-University multidisciplinary research institute for innovative energy solutions.
Prior to joining NTU in 2001, Subodh has over 10 years of research and engineering experience in the microelectronics industry and his areas of expertise and research interests includes semiconductor technology, perovskite solar cells, printed electronics, and energy storage. Subodh received his Bachelors’ degree from IIT-Bombay and his MS/Ph.D. degrees from The Ohio State University.
Current Research Interests
Subodh is a Professor in the School of Materials Science & Engineering at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. At NTU, he also holds the posts of Director, Advanced Materials Research Centre, Co-Director, Energy Research Institute @ NTU. Prior to joining NTU in 2001, Subodh has over 10 years of research and engineering experience in the Microelectronics industry where he held senior managerial positions in STATS Singapore, National Semiconductor, and SIMTech. Prof Subodh received his Bachelors’ degree from IIT-Bombay and his MS/Ph.D. degrees from The Ohio State University.
Subodh's areas of expertise include microelectronics materials & processes; and his main areas of research include printed electronics, sensors, organic photovoltaics, and printed charge storage solutions including supercapacitors and batteries. Common to all these projects are methods of solution processing of semiconductors (organic, carbon nanotubes, or inorganic nanowires), fundamental device physics studies, and device integration. Current research includes projects with Agency of Science Technology & Research Singapore, Defense Science Organization Singapore, and with leading technology-based multinational companies. Subodh has graduated 12 Masters and PHD students and is currently supervising a group of 11 PhD students and research fellows. Subodh has published more than 125 research papers and has active collaborations with UCLA, Northwestern University, CEA/CNRS France, IIT-Bombay, NUS, and local research institutes.
Xing G, Mathews N,Sun S, Lim SS, Lam YM, Graetzel M, Mhaisalkar SG, Sum TS, “Long-Range Balanced Electron and Hole Transport Lengths in Organic- Inorganic CH3NH3PbI3," Science 342, 344-347, 2013.
GC Xing, N Mathews, SS Lim, N Yantara, X Liu, S Dharani, M Graetzel, SG Mhaisalkar, TC Sum, “Low-Temperature Solution-Processed Wide Wavelength Tunable Perovskites for Lasing,” Nature Materials 13 (5): 476-480, 2014.
Boix PP, Agarwala S, Koh TM, Mathews N, Mhaisalkar N, “Perovskite Solar Cells: Beyond Methylammonium Lead Iodide,” Feature Article - J Physical Chemistry Letters, 6(5): 898-907, 2015.
Kumar MH, Dharani S, Leong WL, Boix PP, Prabhakar RR, Baikie T, Shi C, Ding H, Ramesh R, Asta M, Graetzel M, Mhaisalkar SG, Mathews N, “Lead-Free Halide Perovskite Solar Cells with High Photocurrents Realized Through Vacancy Modulation,” Advanced Materials 26(41): 7122-7125, 2015.
Li HR, Fu KW, Hagfeldt A, Graetzel M, Mhaisalkar SG, Grimsdale AC, “A Simple 3,4-Ethylenedioxythiophene Based Hole-Transporting Material for Perovskite Solar Cells,” Angewandte Chemie 53(16): 4085-4088, 2014.