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

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   Building a Planar Single and Binary Blend Stack Ternary Organic Solar Cells, Shubham Yadav and S.Sundar Kumar Iyer, Flexible and Printable Electronics, Volume 4, 12 August 2019, 034003

o   Organic Solar Cells on Paper Substrates, Madhu Rawat, Eswaran Jayaraman, Sambathkumar Balasubramanian and S. Sundar Kumar Iyer, Advanced Materials Technologies, 20 May 2019, 1900184

o   Ag back electrode bonding process for inverted organic solar cells, Honggyun Kim, Sandeep Kumar, Og Jin Kim, S. Sundar Kumar Iyer and Deok-kee Kim, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 777, 10 March 2019, pp. 294-301

o   A method to discern voltage dependent internal photoemission component from photoconductivity content in spectral response of metal-organic semiconductor-metal devices and evaluate the interface barriers, SandeepKumar and S. Sundar Kumar Iyer, Organic Electronics, Volume 65, pp. 215-221, February 2019

o   Stability and Reliability of PTB7:PC71BM and PTB7:PC61BM Inverted Organic Solar Cells: A Comparative Study, Nikhil Chander, Eswaran Jayaraman, Madhu Rawat, Anirban Bagui, and S. Sundar Kumar Iyer, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics (Early Access) 02 November 2018, DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2018.2874952

o   Design of MoO3 buffer layer for plasmonic organic solar cell, Devika Kataria and S Sundar Kumar Iyer, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Volume 10, March 2018, p. 021003

Recently Filed Patents

o  Indian Patent Application No. 201911019219 Dated: 14-05-2019 Electron transport layer based on doped ZnO layer and method thereof Inventors: Dhirendra Kumar Chaudhary and S Sundar Kumar Iyer

o  Indian Patent Application No. 201911012276 Dated: 28-03-2019 Mechanical Scriber to Isolate Solar Cells During Monolithic Fabrication of Organic Solar Cell Modules on Substrates Inventors: Eswaran Jayaraman and S Sundar Kumar Iyer

o  Indian Patent Application No. 201811047532 Dated: 26-03-2019 A Method of Manufacturing an Organic Semiconductor Film having Improved Conductivity Inventors: Anirban Bagui and S Sundar Kumar Iyer

o  Indian Patent Application No. 201911004465 Dated: 05-02-2019 A method for coating on lignocellulosic fibrous material substrate to facilitate building of electronics Inventors: Madhu Rawat, Eswaran Jayaraman and S Sundar Kumar Iyer

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

o  Indian Patent Application No. 201611002575 Dated: 22-01-2016 An apparatus for shadow-mask deposition and method thereof Inventors: Anukul Prasad Parhi 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