K Vijayanandhini

K Vijayanandhini

Associate Professor, Physics, GSS, HYD

Ph. D.
Email ID
Ph. D.


Degree NameInstitute & College nameYear of Graduation/Award
Ph DMaterials Research Center Indian Institute of Science IISc Bangalore2008
M.ScAnna University Guindy Chennai2001
B.ScQueen Marys College1999


DesignationOrganizationFrom DateTo Date
Assistant ProfessorGITAM Hyderabad01-12-201131-05-2013
CNRS-MPG Post Doctoral FellowMax Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics01-05-201030-04-2011
Post Doctoral FellowIISc+Laboratory of CRISMAT01-04-200830-04-2009


Award nameAward OrganizationAwarded year
I am collaborator and contributor of the SPRITS 2020 Supporting Program for Interaction based Initiative Team Studies Project on Learning Analytics of Reflective Tasks that is sponsored by Kyoto University Japan. httpssites.google.comviewlareflectmembersauthuser0Kyoto Japan2021
Principal Investigator of a project sanctioned from CSIR Extra Mural research EMRII under sponsored research schemes on the project entitled Synthesis and characterization of hybrid nanocomposites based on nanoscale metaloxide semiconductor and conducting polymer for chemical and biological sensor applications Letter No 80008919 EMR II dated 17.07.2019. Year of Sanction2019 2022Council of Scientific Industrial Research CSIR2019
Certified as Top Performer 93 in TwoWeek Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission for Teachers and Teaching PMMMNMTT MHRD approved FDP on Mentoring Educator in Educational technology 17 May 2018 to 05 July 2018Indian Institute of Technology Bombay IITB2018
2.Received Honour Code Certificate of Excellence for Top Performers Top 383 out of 4051 in fourweek AICTE approved faculty development programme conducted by IIT Bombay on the Use of ICT in Education for online and blended learning starting from 02nd May to 10th July 2016Indian Institute of Technology Bombay IITB2016
Recipient of DST women scientist DSTWOS A fellowship for research in basic applied science of total amount Rs.1860000 excluding overhead charges travel contingencies. The title of project is Synthesis and studies of novel multiferroic ceramic composites for multiferroic based sensor and transducer applications in the year 2013Department of Science and Technology2013
Recipient of best oral presentation award at International conference on nanoscience and nanotechnology ICONN2013 held during 18th 20th March 2013 and organized by SRM University India.SRM Deemed to be University2013
Recipient of CNRS MPG Centre National for Recherche Scientifique Max Planck Gesellschaft joint postdoctoral fellowship on NanomaterialsNanotechnology with financial assistance of 2000 eurosmonth along with yearly research contingency of 20000 eurosyear. This fellowship was granted for a joint project entitled Fabrication and multiferroic properties of thin film perovskite heterostructures between the Max Planck Institute fur Microstrukturphysik MPI Halle Germany main host and the Institute of Condensed Matter Chemistry of Bordeaux ICMCB CNRS FranceMax Planck Gesellschaft Germany2010
Recipient of a monthly research scholarship sponsored by MHRD for Ph.D graduation for the duration of 5.5 years 20012007 at Indian Institute of Science IISc BangaloreMinistry of Human Research and Development MHRD India2001

Collaborative learning in engineering physicsIEEE Internation conference on technology for education, Scopus, -2018, 24, 24-28

Enhancement in critical thinking skills using the peer instruction methodology18th IEEE International conference on technology for education, Scopus, -2018, 307, 307-308

Peer Instruction Implementation and assessment of learningInternational conference on Technology for Education, Scopus, -2018, 194 , 194-200

Tutorials in Engineering Physics Using Cooperative Learning A reflective IntrospectionIEEE International conference on technology for education, Scopus, -2018, 268, 268-269

Strain dependent microstructural modifications of BiCrO3 epitaxial thin filmsThin Solid Films, Scopus, -2013, 545, 130-139

Raman spectroscopic and Xray diffraction investigations of epitaxial BiCrO3 thin filmsThin Solid Films, Scopus, -2012, 520, 4590-4594

Raman Spectra and dielectric function of BiCrO3 experimental and first principles studiesJ. Appl Physics 110 , , Scopus, -2011, 110, 073501-1-8

Zero magnetisation in a disordered LaBaSrMnO3 uncompensated weak ferromagnetJournal of Physics Condensed Matter , Scopus, -2009, 21, 4860021-8

Phase conversions in calcium manganite with changing CaMn ratio and their influence on the electrical transport properties. , 20, () J. Mat. Sci. Mater. in electronics, Scopus, -2009, 20, 2902-2914

Spin glass to cluster glass transition in the geometrically frustrated CaBaFe4yLiyO7 ferrimagnets Physical Review B, , (). , Scopus, -2009, 79, 22440710

Random existence of charge ordered stripes and its influence on the magnetotransport properties of La0.6Sr0.4MnO3 perovskite substituted with diamagnetic ions at Mn sublatticeJ. Appl Physics 110 , , Scopus, -2008, 103, 093708

Effects of Zn substitution on the magnetic and transport properties of La0.6Sr0.4Mn1yZnyO3d (0 y 0.3)Solid State Communications, Scopus, -2007, 141, 252-257

Calcium zinc manganites, Ca4Mn7Zn3O21d (0.5 d 2.5) with betaalumina or magnetoplumbitetype structure and their nonlinear magnetic and electrical transport propertiesMaterials Letters, 61 (17), 3652 3657 , Scopus, -2007, 61, 3652-57

Magnetically tunable nonlinear electronic properties of ZnOLa(Sr)MnO3 ceramic compositesJournal of Physics D Applied Physics, Scopus, -2006, 39, 2902-2914

Lowvoltage varistors from ZnOCaMnO3 ceramicsApplied Physics Letters, Scopus, -2006, 88, 123513

Studies on surface composition and chemical states of calcium manganitesNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, Scopus, -2005, 237, 1-8

Title of the bookBook / ChapterName of the publisherSubject areaEditionPage numbersISBNPublished year
Piezoelectric and Multifunctional CompositesChaptersWiley VCH verlagMaterials Science110ISBN2016
Board nameJournal name
Board nameJournal name
JournalSurface and coating technologies
ElsevierJournal of Magnetism and magnetic materials
Seminar nameOrganized byVenueStart dateEnd dateTitle of the paper presentedRoleCo presenter
NationalHCUHyderabad Central University21-Mar-201922-Mar-2019Use of Blended learning approach to enhance learning in an engineering physics courseParticipatedNIL
NationalGITAMGITAM Hyderabad21-Feb-201922-Feb-2019Organized
NationalDefence Metallurgical and Research LaboratoryDefence Metallurgical and Research Laboratory Hyderabad12-Sep-201112-Sep-2011Fabrication and Multiferroic studies on strained Thin FilmsResource Person
NationalIndian Institute of Science BangaloreIndian Institute of Science28-Jan-200628-Jan-2006Magnetically tuneable nonlinear electronic properties of ZnO LaSrMnO3 ceramic compositesParticipated
NationalIndian Institute of Science BangaloreIISc Bangalore06-Jul-200508-Jul-2005Low Voltage Varistors of ZnOLSMO ceramic compositesParticipated
Seminar nameOrganized byVenueStart dateEnd dateTitle of the paper presentedRoleCo presenter
InternationalIIT MadrasIIT Madras10-Dec-201813-Dec-2018Peer Instruction Implementation and assessment of LearningParticipated
InternationalIIT BombayIIT Bombayt09-Jul-201813-Jul-2018Enhancement of Critical Thinking skills using the Peer Instruction MethodologyParticipated
InternationalMG UniversityMG University24-Mar-201726-Mar-2017Participated
InternationalIIT BombayIIT Bombay02-Dec-201604-Dec-2016Participated
InternationalIIT BombayOnline02-Dec-201604-Jul-2016Participated
InternationalIndian Institute of Science BangaloreIISc Bangalore18-Jul-201619-Jul-2016Participated
InternationalIndian Institute of Science BangaloreIndian Institute of Science07-Dec-201510-Dec-2015NanoScale Piezoelectric studies on strain relaxed epitaxial thin films of BCZT films a lead free piezoelectricsParticipated
InternationalIndian Institute of Science BangaloreIndian Institute of Science Bangalore07-Dec-201509-Dec-2015Lead Free Piezoelectric Multiferroic Thin FilmsParticipatedR.Ranjith
InternationalSRM UniversitySRM University18-Mar-201320-Mar-2013Reciprocal space mapping analysis of epitaxial perovskite thin filmsParticipated
InternationalBhubaneshwar UnviersityBhubaneshwar17-Dec-201219-Dec-2012Structural and Xray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) analysis of BiCrO3 epitaxial thin films fabricated under different substrate induced strain conditionsParticipated
InternationalSastra UniversitySastra University15-Mar-201217-Mar-2012Participated
InternationalIndian Institute of Science BangaloreIndian Institute of Science Bangalore08-Oct-200713-Oct-2007Random existence of charge ordered stripes and its influence on magnetotransport properties of Lsmo perovskitesParticipated
Name of the awardAwarded byAwarded year
Top Performer with overall 93 % grade in faculty development programIIT Bombay2018
Certificate of excellence for top performers (Top 383 out of 4051) in Four week AICTE approved faculty development programmmeIIT Bombay2016
DST WOS A FellowshipDST2014
DST WOS A FellowshipDST2014
Best Oral Presentation Award at International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICONN 2013)SRM University India in association with RIE Shizuoka University Japan GNS New Zealand and Asian Nanoscience and NanoTechnology Japan2013
Research Scholarship for Phd Graduation Program for duration of 5.5 years at Indian Institute of Science, BangaloreMHRD India2011
Recipient of CNRS MPG (Center National for Researche Scientific Max Planck Gessellschaft Post doctoral Fellowship on NanomaterialsMaxPlanck Gesellschaft and Center National for Research Scientific2010
TitleTypeOrganized byVenueStart dateEnd dateRole
ET702x Designing LearnerCentric MOOCFaculty development programIIT BombayIITB02-Aug-201806-Sep-2018Participated
ET701x Elements of LearnerCentric MOOCsFaculty development programIIT BombayIIT Bombay03-May-201823-May-2018Participated
Mentoring Educators in Educational TechnologyFaculty development programIIT BombayOnline01-May-201830-Jun-2018Participated
Use of ICT in Education for Online and Blended LearningFaculty development programIIT BombayOnline02-May-201610-Jul-2016Participated
Educational technology for engineering teachersFaculty development programIIT BombayOnline07-Jan-201607-Mar-2016Participated
Two week ISTE shortterm training programme on engineering physicsFaculty development programIIT BombayOnline08-Dec-201518-Dec-2015Participated
Technical Communication for Scientist and ENgineersFaculty development programIIT BombayOnline08-Oct-201518-Nov-2015Participated
Awareness workshop of UGCDAE CSR organized by UGC DAE and School of engineering sciences and technologyQuality improvement programHCU HyderabadHCU Hyderabad28-Oct-201330-Oct-2013Participated
TitleTypeOrganized byVenueStart dateEnd dateRole
Organization nameMembership categoryMembership type
Indian Science Congress AssociationLifeMember