|Prof. P. S. Anil Kumar
Professor, Department of Physics
Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
Professor P. S. Anil Kumar obtained Ph.D (Physics) degree in 1998 from University of Pune. He was a Dutch Technology Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellow at University of Twente, in The Netherlands until 2000. Then he moved to Max-Planck Institute of Microstructural Physics, Germany with Max-Planck Postdoctoral Fellowship. Subsequently he received the Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship. He joined the Department of Physics of Indian Institute of Science in 2004. He is currently an associate dean of the prestigious undergraduate program of IISc. His research interests are in Spintronics, Magnetic Nano-structures, Magnetotransport in Metallic Multilayers and Oxides, Magnetic properties of ultra-thin ferromagnets, spin polarized electron scattering, topological matter etc. He has authored more than 150 research publications. He is the recipient of DAE young scientist research award (2005), Max-Planck India Fellowship (2004-2008), DAE Young Achiever Award (2008), Appointed as Head, Max-Planck Partner Group on Surface Magnetism, at IISc (2010-2015), Material Research Society (India) Medal (2011), NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Award 2010 (2011), Microsoft Research India outstanding young faculty award (2011), DAE Raja Ramanna Lecture award (Physics) by JNCASR (2012), Prof. Y.T. Thathachari Prestigious Research Award for Science (2013), MRSI silver jubilee medal (2014). Young career award in Nano-science and Nano-technology by Department of Science and Technology (2015).