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About Sulabha K. Kulkarni | Indian Scientist

Sulabha K. Kulkarni

Sulabha k. Kulkarni was born in 1 June 1949 in Pune, Maharashtra. She is an Indian physicist, who research spans the area of nanotechnology, material science and surface science.
Sulabha Kashinath Kulkarni
Sulabha K. Kulkarni
Born1 June 1949 (age 70)
Pune, Maharashtra
NationalityIndian
CitizenshipIndia
Alma materUniversity of Pune
Known forNanotechnology
Materials Science
Surface Science
Scientific career
FieldsNanotechnology
Materials Science
Surface Science
InstitutionsIndian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune


Early life and education

She was educated in Pune and earned her bachelor of Science in 1969, Master of science in 1971 and doctor of philosophy in 1976 in physics from the University of Pune. She conducted her post-doctoral research on gas or solid interaction using surface science techniques in physics department at technical University from 1976 to 1977 in Germany.

Awards & Honors


Fellow, Asia Pacific material society in 2013.
Associate editor, journal of Nanophonetics in 2011.
Maharashtra state award for book writing in 2009.
Executive council member, Banasthali vidyapeeth in 2008 to 2010.
Bharatiya stree Shakti "women and technological innovation National award in 2007.
Chairperson, women scientist scheme— A, DST, govt. Of India in 2007.
Hon. Fellow, Iranian Nanotechnology society may in 2006.
Associate editor, international journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology in 2006.
Materials research society of India medal in 2005.
Member, National committee for utilisation of Indus ring in 2004 to 2010.
Council member, nuclear science centre in 1998 to 2000.
JSPS visiting professor, Kyoto University in 1996.
Elected president, IPA Pune chapter in 1996 to 1998.
Fellow, Maharashtra Academy of Sciences.
Executive editor,'physics education' journal.
National selected as a UGC scientist in 1988.

Work and career


She joined as a faculty member in the department of physics at the University of Pune in India and continued to research and teach for 32 years, also introducing the course on nanotechnology and the post graduate level. She joined the Indian institute of Science education and research in March 2009 in Pune and continued as a UGC scientist. She served as pro vice Chancellor at the banasthali University, Rajasthan.
she also teaches condensed matter physics, surface science, material science experimental methods in physics.
She was the coordinator of the department of Science and technology nano unit at the University of Pune as well at IISER Pune. Has worked at various countries like Germany, Italy, UK, Japan and South Korea. She has attended many national and international conferences. She is a fellow of the Indian National Academy of Sciences, Indian Academy of science in Bengaluru, Indian National Academy in New Delhi, Asia Pacific material society in banking and Maharashtra Academy of Sciences  in Mumbai.





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