Centre Member Profile

Suvankar Sen
Employer: RMIT University

Research interest:
Thin films
Reconfigurable Nano-structures

Bachelor of Technology in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Biju Patnaik University of Technology, 2016
Master of Technology – Vellore Institute of Technology, Tamil Nadu, India (Nanotechnology, 2020)
PhD in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, RMIT University, 2021 - present


Suvankar Sen obtained bachelor’s in electrical and electronics engineering from Biju Patnaik University of Technology and master’s in nanotechnology from Vellore Institute of Technology in India.

After a position as a visiting research student in Queensland University of Technology in Australia where he worked on perovskites for solar cells and photodetectors, he began his PhD in the School of Engineering at RMIT University. As a PhD candidate working in TMOS, his primary work is focused on thin films, phase change materials, metasurfaces and reconfigurable nanostructures for the next generation of smart optics.

In addition to that, Suvankar is the HDR students’ representative in TMOS, and liaises with the Centre Executive Committee and is an active participant in their decision-making process. Suvankar has also contributed to some of the blogs in TMOS that covers invited speakers as well as publications by TMOS members.