S. Sundar Kumar Iyer
Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Kanpur, India 208016

Office location: WL 122

Email: sskiyer [AT] iitk.ac.in
Tel:   +91-512-259 7820
Fax:  +91-512-259 0063

Occupant of SBI Chair at the institute (since March 2015)

I am also a part of the National Centre for Flexible Electronics (FlexE Centre) which forms a bridge between academia and industry with a goal of creating an eco-system for flexible electronic manufacturing in India. It operates under the Samtel Centre for Display Technologies at IIT Kanpur.


Education

o   Ph.D. -- University of California at Berkeley, 1998

o   M.S. -- Indian Institute of Technology Madras, 1993

o   B.Tech -- Indian Institute of Technology Madras, 1990

o   Higher Secondary Class XII Council Exams -- St. Lawrence High School, Calcutta, 1986

o   Secondary Class X Board Exams -- St. Lawrence High School, Calcutta, 1984


Industry Experience

o   Staff Engineer and later Advisor Engineer at IBM Microelectronics, Hopewell Junction New York (1998 to 2004)

o   Summer internship at Texas Instruments, Dallas (Summers of 1993 and 1995)


Teaching Experience

o   Faculty member at IIT Kanpur from July 2004 till date

o   Visiting faculty member at IIT Kanpur from July to December, 2003


Research and Development Interests

o   Organic Solar Cells

o   Flexible Photovoltaic Technology

o   Flexible Electronics


Recent Publications

o   Increasing light coupling in a photovoltaic film by tuning nanoparticle shape with substrate surface energy, Devika Kataria, Kothandam Krishnamoorthy and S Sundar Kumar Iyer, Materials Research Express, Volume 4, Number 8, 14 August 2017, p. 085022 (8 pages)

o   Metal-organic semiconductor interfacial barrier height determination from internal photoemission signal in spectral response measurements, Sandeep Kumar and S. Sundar Kumar Iyer, Journal of Applied Physics, Volume 121, Issue 14, 13 April 2017, p.143104 (6 pages)

o   Spectral Response Behavior in Single-Layer Organic Semiconductor Devices in Relation to its Absorption Spectrum, Sandeep Kumar and S. Sundar Kumar Iyer, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, Volume 7, Number 2, March 2017, pp. 558-565

o   Stability and reliability of P3HT:PC61BM inverted organic solar cells, Nikhil Chander, , Sujata Singh, S. Sundar Kumar Iyer, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Volume 161, March 2017, pp. 407-415

Recently Filed Patents

o  Indian Patent Application No. 33/DEL/2015 Dated: 06-01-2015 “Utilizing glove box ante-chamber for electric-field annealing purpose” Inventers: Anirban Bagui, Anukul Prasad Parhi and S Sundar Kumar Iyer

o  Indian Patent Application No. 201611002575 Dated: 22-01-2016 “An apparatus for shadow-mask deposition and method thereof” Inventers: Mr. Anukul Prasad Parhi and S Sundar Kumar Iyer

o  Indian Patent Application No. 201711038757 Dated: 31-10-2017 “Portable charger for electronic devices” Inventers: Mr. Eswaran Jayaraman and S Sundar Kumar Iyer

 


 

Some other interests:

 

Asha for Education - an action group that attempts to bring socio-economic change in India through education