Research Lab Information
University of Tennessee, 2013
Korea Institute of Science and Technology, 2008
Indian Institute of Technology, 2006
- Functionalities of multimetallic/high-entropy alloy nanoparticles
- Laser-induced graphene, diamond, and Q-carbon nanostructures
- Phase-transition studies in epitaxial VO2 thin films
- Nanoscale transport phenomena
- Nanoscale surface-modifications and functionalities (plasmonics, catalysis, electrical properties)
- Data analytics with atomic-scale imaging and electron energy-loss spectroscopy
- Four-dimensional scanning transmission electron microscopy (4D-STEM)
Awards and Recognition
- ASM-IIM Lectureship Award, 2019
- R&D 100 Award for New Superhard Q-carbon and High-Temperature Superconductor, 2018.
- National Research Council (NRC) Research Fellowship at Army Research Office (ARO) awarded by National Academy of Sciences (NAS), 2016.
- Best Student Research Poster Award at the Microscopy and Microanalysis (M&M) annual meeting, 2012.
- Student Travel Award at the NSF CMMI Research and Innovation Conference, 2011.
- Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), 2008.
- Korea Research Foundation Scholarship by Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), 2007- 2008.
- Chair of Interface and Thin Film Committee, TMS, 2022-present.
- Vice-chair of Interface and Thin Film Committee, TMS, 2020-2022.
- Committee member of Content Development and Dissemination Committee (CDDC), TMS, 2017-present.
- Committee member, TMS FMD Nominations and Awards Committee, 2021-present.
- Committee member, TMS FMD Young Leaders Committee, 2015-present.
- MAE 5010 Fundamentals of Surface Engineering
- ENSC 3313 Materials Science
- MAE 3013 Engineering Analysis and Methods I
- MAE 5363 Advanced Analytical Electron Microscopy
- MAE 4333 Mechanical Metallurgy.
- MAE 4344 Capstone Design.
- Ashish Gupta, Siddharth Gupta, Ritesh Sachan, “Laser irradiation induced atomic-structure modifications in strontium titanate”, Journal of Materials, 74(1), 143 (2022)
- Siddharth Gupta, Ritesh Sachan, and Jagdish Narayan, “Emergence of orbital two-channel Kondo effect in epitaxial TiN thin films”, Solid State Communications, 341, 114547 (2022)
- Soumya Mandal, Ashish Kumar Gupta, Braxton Hays Beaver, Jagdish Narayan, Ritesh Sachan, “Atomic-scale insights on large-misfit heterointerfaces in LSMO/MgO/c-Al2O3”, Crystals, 11(12), 1493 (2021)
- Parand R. Riley, Pratik Joshi, Sina Azizi Machekposhti, Ritesh Sachan, Jagdish Narayan, Roger J. Narayan, “Enhanced Vapor Transmission Barrier Properties via Silicon-Incorporated Diamond-Like Carbon Coating”, Polymers, 13, 20, 3543 (2021)
- Eric O'Quinn, Cameron Tracy, William Cureton, Ritesh Sachan, Joerg Neuefeind, Christina Trautmann, Maik Lang, “Multi-scale Investigation of Heterogeneous Swift Heavy Ion Tracks in Stannate Pyrochlore”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 9, 31, 16982 (2021).