Devendra Singh, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Fellow in Nat'l Univ Singapore



​Dr. Singh is currently working on project applicable for integrated transparent electronics. He is also actively interested in working for sensors and actuators based applications. He joined KAUST as postdoctoral research fellow in September 2015, and is currently with COHMAS Laboratory in January 2017.


Research Interests

  • ​Nanocomposites based integrated transparent electronics
  • Growth and fabrication of advanced nanomaterials for thin-film technology
  • Nano-epitaxy based engineering
  • Transparent conductors for optoelectronic devices
  • Flexible & stretchable electronics
  • Thermoelectric devices for energy harvesting technologies


  • ​Ph.D., Thin Film Engineering & Science, Centre for Research in Nanotechnology & Science, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India (2015)
  • M.Tech., Advanced Materials Science & Technology, National Institute of Technology Durgapur, India (2008)
  • M.Sc., Physics (Specialization in X-rays & Condensed Matter Physics), C. S. J. M. University Kanpur, India (2004)
  • B.Sc., Applied Science, Lucknow University, India (2002)

Professional Profile

  • ​Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Electrical Engineering, KAUST, KSA (Sept 2015-Dec 2016)
  • Research Associate, Centre for Research in Nanotechnology & Science, IRCC-IIT Bombay, India (Jan 2015- June 2015)
  • Lecturer (Physics & Mathematics), CBSE up to 12th standard, India (2005-2006)


  • ​Gold Medal, M.Tech. program, NIT Durgapur, India (2008)
  • Scholarship for Ph. D. program, IIT Bombay & Ministry of Human Resource Department, India (2008-2014)
  • Scholarship for Research Associate position, Industrial & Research Consultancy Centre, IIT Bombay, India (2015)
  • Co-convener, 1st In-house Meet of Nanotechnology & Science, organized by Centre for Research in Nanotechnology & Science, IIT Bombay, India (2012)
  • Awarded full conference grant from Govt. of India (DST), International Conference on Transparent Conductive Materials, Greece-Europe (2012)
  • Awarded full conference grant from Govt. of India (MHRD), International Conference on Technological Advances of Thin Films & Surface Coating, Singapore (2012)
  • Certified with Lean Six-Sigma Green Belt (KPMG 2015)

Research Interests Keywords

Nanomaterials Multi-functional Materials