Mankad Venu Harshidkumar

Mankad Venu Harshidkumar

Associate Professor, Physics, GSS, HYD

Ph. D.
Email ID
Ph. D.


Degree NameInstitute & College nameYear of Graduation/Award


DesignationOrganizationFrom DateTo Date
POST DOCUNIVERSITY OF GRAZ04-10-201301-04-2014
Teaching AssitantSVNIT12-08-201313-09-2013


Award nameAward OrganizationAwarded year
IUPAP Travel GrantInternational Union of Pure and Applied Physics2015
Senior Research Fellow directCSIR2012
Junior Research FelllowDST2011
Project FellowUGC2010
Gold Medal for highest marks in MScBhavnagar University2010
Best PosterCSMCRI2007

Adsorption Energetics of Atoms and Diatomic Gases with Electrocatalysis Approach towards Hydrogen and Oxygen Evolution Reaction on Pt Surfaces chemistry select, Scopus, -2018, 3, 10515-10525

Strain and layer modulated electronic and optical properties of low dimensional perovskite methylammonium lead iodide Implications to solar cellsSolar Energy, Scopus, -2018, 173, 1315-1322

Hydrogen evolution reaction The role of arsenene nanosheet and dopant International Journal of Hydrogen Energy , Scopus, -2018, 43, 21634-21641

Magnetic behaviour study of samarium nitride using density functional theoryJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials , Scopus, -2018, 448, 186-191

Vibrational and Raman Spectroscopic Study of Cubic BoronNitride Under Pressure Using Density Functional TheoryJournal of Electronics Materials Journal of Electronic Materials, Scopus, -2017, 46, 5259-5264

Firstprinciples study of water adsorption on SiO2 [110] surfaceAIP Advances, Scopus, -2016, 6, 085001-8

TwoDimensional Iron Tungstate A Ternary Oxide Layer With Honeycomb GeometryJ. Phys. Chem. C, Scopus, -2016, 120, 7629-7638

Twodimensional iron oxide biand trilayer structures on Pd(100) Surface Science , Scopus, -2016, 645, 13-22

Thermodynamic properties of nuclear material uranium carbide using density functional theory J Therm Anal Calorim , Web of science, -2016, 124, 11-20

Chemical properties of twodimensional oxide systems Adsorption of (WO3)3 clusters on CuWO4 surface Science, Scopus, -2015, 640 , 96-103

A First Principles Study of Phase Stability, Bonding, Electronic and Lattice Dynamical Properties of Beryllium Chalcogenides at high pressure J. of Alloys and Comp., Scopus, -2014, 617, 905-914

Unexpected features of the formation of Si and Ge nanocrystals during annealing of implanted SiO2 layers Low frequency RamanPhysica B, Scopus, -2014, 432, 116-120

Investigation of blueshifted plasmon resonance An optical properties study of silver nanoparticlesNanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters , Google scholar, -2013, 5, 1-6

Probing Confined Acoustic Phonons in Free Standing Small Gold Nanoparticles J. Appl. Phys., Scopus, -2013, 113, 074303-7

LowFrequency Raman Scattering from SiGe Nanocrystals in different Matrix Caused by Acoustic PhononJ. Appl. Phys, Scopus, -2012, 112, 054318-8

Low Frequency Raman Scattering from Confined Acoustic Phonons in Free Standing Silver Nanoparticlesvibrational Spectroscopy, Scopus, -2012, 61, 183-187

Size Distribution of Silver NanoparticlesUVVisible Spectroscopic Assessment,Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letter, Web of science, -2012, 4, 30-34

Thermodynamical and Phonon Properties of RareEarth REBi (RECe and La) BismuthidiesComputational Material Science , Scopus, -2012, 65, 536-541

Abinitio investigation on structural, electronic, lattice dynamical and thermal properties of MgN and GdN crystalResults in Physics, Scopus, -2012, 2, 34-40

Density functional theoretical study of lattice specific heat and thermal properties of Magnesium NitrideJournal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Scopus, -2012, 107, 45-48

A first principles calculations of structural, electronic, magnetic and dynamical properties of mononitrides FeN and CoNJournal of Alloys and Compounds, Scopus, -2012, 522, 106-113

An ab initio study of ground state, electronicand thermodynamical properties of GaP and Ga2Pjournal of thermal analysis and calorimetry, Scopus, -2012, 107, 39-44

First principle lattice dynamical calculation of Boride Be2B and its ternary XBeB (XNa, Mg, Al)Physica B, Scopus, -2011, 406, 3599-3604

Acoustic Vibrations of Anatase Titanium Dioxide Nanocrystals,physica E, Scopus, -2011, 44, 614-617

Stable Structure of Platinum Carbides A First Principles Investigation on the Structure, Elastic, Electronic and Phonon PropertiesMaterials Chemistry and Physics, Scopus, -2011, 129, 816-822

Title of the projectFunded byDurationSanctioned date
Title of the projectFunded byDurationSanctioned date
Theoretical understanding and design of supported metal heterogeneous nanocatalystsDepartment of Science and Technology3617-Mar-2015
Title of the bookBook / ChapterName of the publisherSubject areaEditionPage numbersISBNPublished year
Titanium Dioxide Applications, Synthesis and ToxicityChaptersNova PublicationCHEMISTRY RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS1125-13697816241702492013
Board nameJournal name
Board nameJournal name
Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India62nd DAE Solid State Physics Symposium
Seminar nameOrganized byVenueStart dateEnd dateTitle of the paper presentedRoleCo presenter
NationalDepartment of Physics, GITAM HyderabadGITAM Hyderabad21-Feb-201922-Feb-2019Organized
NationalCentral University of GujaratCentral University of Gujarat11-Mar-201612-Mar-2016Participated
NationalBRNS, DAEBaroda14-Dec-200918-Dec-2009Participated
NationalDAEBARC, Mumbai05-Oct-200910-Oct-2009Participated
Seminar nameOrganized byVenueStart dateEnd dateTitle of the paper presentedRoleCo presenter
InternationalDMRLhyderabad01-Feb-201703-Feb-2017Magnetic Behaviour Study of Samarium Nitride using Density Functional TheoryParticipated
InternationalElsevierDubai06-Dec-201510-Dec-2015Structural and Electronic properties of water adsorption upon SiO2 [110] surface A First Principle StudyParticipated
InternationalICTPICTP, Trieste12-Oct-201516-Oct-2015Participated
InternationalICTP triesteICTP, trieste15-Jan-201517-Jan-2015Ag nanoclusters An abinitio vibrational dynamics StudyParticipated
InternationalIIT Guwahati, Uppasal universityIITGuwahati.09-Jan-201411-Jan-2014Puzzling phonon dispersion curve of ZnO nanowire An abinito calculationParticipated
InternationalIIsc BangloreIISc, banglore13-Aug-201217-Aug-2012Probing of LowFrequency Raman Modes in Metal NanoparticlesParticipated
InternationalBARCBARC, Mumbai25-Sep-201130-Sep-2011Participated
InternationalDAEBARC, Mumbai07-Dec-201011-Dec-2010Some Features of Formation of Silicon Nanocrystals in SiO2 Layers with Heat TreatmentsParticipatedprafulla jha, sanjeev gupta
InternationalTIFR ICTS JNCSRbanglore26-Jul-201006-Aug-2010Participated
InternationalGoa UniversityGoa12-Oct-200914-Oct-2009Participated
Name of the awardAwarded byAwarded year
Young ScientistDST2015
IUPAP Travel GrantIUPAP2015
Highest Marks in M.Sc. PhysicsLt .Shri Dr. Rohit Bhatt Gold Medal2010
Dr R.V.Mehta PrizeDr R.V. Mehta2010
TitleTypeOrganized byVenueStart dateEnd dateRole
ET702x Designing LearnerCentric MOOCFaculty development programIIT BombayGITAM Hyderabad02-Aug-201806-Sep-2018Participated
Elements of LearnerCentric MOOCsQuality improvement programIIT BombayGITAM Hyderabad03-May-201823-May-2018Participated
Enhancing English Language SkillFaculty development programGITAM HYDERBADGITAM Hyderabad24-Jan-201804-Apr-2018Participated
Advanced materials, characterization and applications in materials science and EngineeringQuality improvement programSVNIT SuratSVNIT Surat02-Sep-201306-Sep-2013Participated
TitleTypeOrganized byVenueStart dateEnd dateRole
Title of the lectureName of the college / universityPlaceDate
Phonon Engineering in NanostructuresFRIEDRICHALEXANDER UNIVERSITT ERLANGENNRNBERGGermany17-Oct-2015