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Dr Kishan Menghrajani

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Kishan Menghrajani did his Ph.D. under Professor Bill Barnes  and professor Geoff Nash in the Centre for Doctoral Training(CDT) in Metamaterials at University of Exeter, and his PhD project was entitled 'Strong Coupling of Molecular Vibrational Resonances’

He is currently working as Postdoctrol Research Fellow under Professor Bill Barnes on a collaborative project with the Chemistry Department at Sheffield University, to explore the use of strong coupling of pigment molecules. This post-doc project is sponsored by The Leverhulme Trust

He is an active member of Physics inclusivity working group.

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow 2019- date

P.I. Professor Bill Barnes, University of Exeter

Professor Graham Leggett, University of Sheffield


Ph.D. (Physics) 2015-2019

Physics (Metamaterials), University of Exeter

P.I. Professor Bill Barnes

Professor Geoff Nash


Project Associate 2013-2015

Computational Photonics, Indian Institute of Science

P.I. Associate Professor Murugesan Venkatapathi


Honours & Awards

International Exchange grant, PI, 2022-2023, Royal Society

International Ph.D. EPSRC studentship, 2015-2019, CDT Metamaterials, University of Exeter

Organizing committee member, IONS Conference, July 9-12, 2019, University of Exeter

Physics inclusively working group, Dec 2020- till date, University of Exeter

SPIE Exeter chapter Advisor 2021- till date

Merit scholarship in Masters, 2012-2013

Department of Science and Technology (DST) scholarship in Master, 2011-2013