Room IT-Lab : 204
Office Phone 04952286736
Areas Of Interest Microelectronics and VLSI; Modeling, simulation and fabrication of semiconductor devices and circuits; Flexible and wearable electronics

B Tech: Applied Electronics and Instrumentation, College of Engineering, Trivandrum, 2011

M Tech: Instrumentation, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, 2013

PhD: Microelectronics, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, 2018

Research Associate, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, 2018-19

1. Aswathi R. Nair, Venu Anand and Sanjiv Sambandan, “Bias stress induced threshold voltage shift in buckled thin film transistors,” In 2019 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON 2019), pp.78-81, 17-20 Oct. 2019. 

2. Sanil Daniel, Aswathi Nair, and Sanjiv Sambandan, “Test System for Thin Film Transistor Parameter Extraction in Active Matrix Backplanes,” Journal of the Electron Devices Society, vol.7, pp.638-644, June 2019. 

3. Prasenjit Bhattacharya*, Aswathi Nair*, and Sanjiv Sambandan, “Geometric influence of cylindrical surface curvature on the electrostatics of thin film transistors”, Flexible and Printed Electronics, vol.3, p.045006, Dec 2018. *Equal author contribution.

4. Venu Anand, Aswathi Nair, Anbuselvan Karur Karunapathy Nagendirakumar, and Mohan Rao Gowravaram, “Estimating the number density and energy distribution of electrons in a cold atmospheric plasma using optical emission spectroscopy,” Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films, vol.36, no4, p.04F407, July 2018. 

5. Sanil Daniel, Aswathi Nair, and Sanjiv Sambandan, “Characterization system for Large Area Electronic Systems,” In  2018 3rd IEEE International Conference on Recent Trends in Electronics, Information & Communication Technology (RTEICT), pp.1824-1828, 18-19 May 2018. 

6. Aswathi Nair, Prasenjit Bhattacharya, and Sanjiv Sambandan, “Modulating Thin Film Transistor Characteristics by Texturing the Gate Metal”, Scientific Reports, vol.7, p.17932, Dec 2017.

7. Venu Anand, Aswathi R. Nair, S. A. Shivashankar, and G. Mohan Rao, “Atmospheric pressure plasma chemical vapor deposition reactor for 100 mm wafers, optimized for minimum contamination at low gas flow rates,” Applied Physics Letters, vol.107, no.9, p.094103, Aug 2015.

8. Aswathi Nair, Karthik Raghunandan, Vaddi Yaswant, Sreelal S. Pillai, and Sanjiv Sambandan, “Maze solving automatons for self-healing of open interconnects: Modular add-on for circuit boards”, Applied Physics Letters,vol.106, no. p.123103, Mar 2015.

9. R Mahidhar, K Prakash, Aswathi R Nair, M V N Prasad, and Sanjiv Sambandan, “Vibration spectrum analyzer using stretched membranes of polymer piezoelectrics for sensor networks”, Measurement Science and Technology, vol.24, p.055108, Apr 2013. 


Media Coverage on two publications:




1. Sambandan, S., Raghunandan, K. and Nair, A., Electrical gradient augmented fluid filtration apparatus," Patent Number: 4975/CHE/2014 A. Publication date:01/07/2016. (filed)

1. Awarded SERB National Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2019

2. Technological Edge / Strategic Innovation Award at the second Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Awards in the year 2013.

3. H R Babu Seetharam medal for Best M Tech Student from Dept of Instrumentation and Applied Physics, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore for the year 2012-13.

4. Secured University first rank in B Tech Applied Electronics and Instrumentation from University of Kerala in the year 2011.

5. All India Rank 5 in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), 2011, in Instrumentation Engineering.

6. Carried out internship at University of Cambridge, UK in 2015

Principal Investigator- SERB-Start up Research Grant (SRG)- Approved in Oct 2020.