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Swastik Kar

Swastik Kar

Associate Professor

Expertise:

  • Experimental Nanophysics, Materials Science, Nanoelectronics

About Swastik Kar

Education and Professional Preparation:

  • Presidency College, Calcutta University, India, BS in Physics: 1995
  • Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, MS in Physics: 1998
  • Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, PhD in Physics: 2004
  • Universität Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany, Postdoc in Experimental Physics (2003-2004)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA, Postdoc in Nanomaterials Physics (2004-2008)

Appointments:

  • Associate Professor: Department of Physics, Northeastern University, USA (July, 2016 onward)
  • Assistant Professor: Department of Physics, Northeastern University, USA (September, 2010 – June, 2016)
  • Research Assistant Professor: Department of Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA (July, 2008 – August, 2010)
  • Adjunct Faculty: Department of Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA (August-December, 2009)
Contact

Mailing Address:

111 DA (Dana Research Center), Boston, MA 02115
Institutes, Labs & Research Centers
Kar Lab
Physics

Professor Kar’s interests lie in the investigation of electronic, optical, and electrochemical properties of graphene and development of graphene-based applications, including energy generation and storage.

Publications:

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