Siddha Pimputkar

Assistant Professor
Department of Material Science and Engineering
Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics

Lehigh Affiliations

Material Science and Engineering


• Ph.D. in Materials, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, 2012
• B.S. in Mechanical Engineering & Minor in Materials Science and Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA, 2006
• Matura in Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Kantonschule Limmattal, Switzerland, 2002

Research Interests

• Develop innovative methods for growth of advanced electronic, magnetic and optical materials
• Explore materials with unique intrinsic properties and grow them as large single crystal materials
• Leverage big-data and computational methods to identify promising energy materials
• Investigate and invent suitable systems to grow extremely high aspect ratio 1D & 2D materials
• Seek methods to effectively communicate research and enhance collaborations