Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Dr. Rishi Sharma
Assistant Professor, Physics
M.Sc., M.Tech, Ph.D.
Contact Address
Permanent Address 201 Nirav Appartment, Agra
Local Address D 1 / 10 Institute Campus, Near R & D Building, BIT Mesra, Ranchi
Phone (Office) 9431585496
Phone Residence 9431585496
Email Id
Joined Institute on : 31-Mar-2008

  Work Experience
Teaching : 10 Years

Research : 13 Years

  Research Areas
  • Materials Science
  • Plasma
  • Thin Film Technology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Solar Cell
  Award and Honours
  • Session Chair in 2nd International Conference on Microelectronics Computing and Communication Systems (MCCS-2017) on 13-14th May-2017, at  ARTTC , BSNL, Ranchi, India.
  • Session Chair in 1st International Conference on Nano-electronics, Circuits & Communication Systems (NCCS-2015) on 9-10th May-2015, at  ARTTC , BSNL, Ranchi, India.
  • Organized UGC-SAP sponsored "One Day Workshop On Solar Cell" at Department of Physics, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra 835215, Ranchi, India on May 15, 2014, Chairman: Dr. S. Konar, Convener: Dr. Rishi Sharma, Co-Convener: Dr. Samrat Mukherjee.
  • Visited twice University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany under DST-BMBF, Indo-German Bilateral Cooperation in Science & Technology to work on an Indo-German Project entitledField Emission Study of Diamond-like Carbon and Nano-Crystalline Diamond Film” (From 09 Nov 2009 to 5 Feb 2010 and From 19 Sep 2008 to 17 Dec 2008).
  • Visited Nanyang Technological University, Singapore to attend The 3rd International Conference on Advances of Thin Films and Coatings “Thin Film 2006”, Singapore (Form 11 Dec 2006 to 15 Dec 2006).

Scholarship :

  • TEQIP Scholarship (February 2006 to March 2008)
  • Institute Scholarship ( July  2005 to  January  2006)  
  • GATE scholarship during M.Tech. (August 2003 to June 2005)

International Journals

  • Kumar Amit and Rishi Sharma, The role of pressure to quantify the defects and its effect on the morphology of graphene layers, Surface Review and Letters, Vol. 25, No. 4 (accepted on May 24, 2017) 1850055-1 1850055-14.
  • Mayukh Chakravarty, Rishi Sharma, Kumar Amit, Neelima Sharma, S. K. Pradhan; Synthesis and bio-compatibility study of thermal-CVD grown graphene, International Journal of nanoscience Vol. 15, (2016) 1660016.
  • Rishi Sharma, Neelima Sharma, Rahul Parmar, Vijay Chatterjee, Anoop Kumar, N. Woehrl, V. Buck and P. K. Barhai, Nanocrystalline Diamond Films as A Protective Coating For Implantable Bio-devices, Adv. Mater. Lett. 2016, 7(11), 903-909.
  • S. Mahanti, Rishi Sharma, Ashwini Kr. Singh, Neelima Sharma, S. K. Pradhan, and P. K. Barhai, Correlation of Mechanical Properties with Surface Morphology of Diamond-Like Carbon Films Deposited By Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapour Deposition Technique, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, 3 (8) (2014), 15510-15517
  • Vijay Chatterjee, Rishi Sharma and P. K. Barhai, Effect Of Process Parameters On The Properties Of Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Films Deposited Using Microwave Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition,  Adv. Mat. Lett. 2014, 5(4), 172-179
  • P. K. Barhai, Rishi Sharma and B. B Nayak, Deposition of wide band gap DLC films using R.F. PECVD at very low power. International Journal of Modern Physics B, 25 (2011) 3941–3949.
  • Rishi Sharma, Nicolas Woehrl, Milan Vrucinic, Monika Timpner, Volker Buck and P.K. Barhai, Effect of microwave power and C2 emission intensity on structural and surface properties of nanocrystalline diamond films. Thin Solid Films 519 (2011) 7632–7637.
  • R. Sharma, N. Woehri, P. K. Barhai and V. Buck, Nucleation density enhancement for nanocrystalline diamond films. Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials 12 (2010) 1915 -1920.
  • Rishi Sharma, Alok Kr. Pandey, Neelima Sharma, D. Sasmal and P. K. Barhai, Diamond like carbon films as a protective surface on PMMA for biomedical applications. Surface and Coating Technology 205 (2010) 2495-2502.
  • P. K. Barhai, Rishi Sharma, Anoop Kr. Yadav, Ashwini Kr. Singh, Himani Gaur and Volker Buck, Surface modification of PMMA with DLC using RF-PECVD. ECS Transactions, 25 (2009) 829-836.
  • Rishi Sharma, P. K. Barhai and Neelam Kumari, Corrosion resistant behavior of DLC films. Thin Solid Films, 516 (2008) 5397-5403.

Full paper in Conference Proceeding:

  • Vijay Chatterjee, Rishi Sharma and P. K. Barhai. Development of Ultrananocrystalline diamond films deposited at low microwave power. Proceeding of the National Seminar on Nanomaterals and their applications (NANOMAT 2011) 2011, p 129-135.
  • P. K. Barhai, Rishi Sharma, Vijay Chatterjee, N. Woehrl and Volker Buck, Synthesis and electron field emission studies of Nanocrystalline diamond films, Synthesis and electron field emission studies of nanocrystalline diamond films, World Journal of Engineering, Supplement 3, 2011 p 93-94.

Book Chapter

  • Rishi Sharma, Kumar Amit, P. K. Barhai and R. L. Boxmann, Evaluating the performance of Dye Sensitized Solar Cell with the various key components like Electrodes, Dyes & Electrolytes, Book Title: Proceedings of the International Conference on Nano-electronics, Circuits & Communication Systems, Editors: Vijay Nath, Series Volume 403, eBook ISBN 978-981-10-2999-8, DOI 10.1007/978-981-10-2999-8, 2017, Springer Nature.
  Member of Professional Bodies
  1. Life member of Indian Association of Physics Teachers (Membership No. 11275-L7387)
  2. Life member of Plasma Science Society of India (Membership No. LM-585).
  3. Life member of Indian Physics Association (Membership No. GEN/LM/12881).
  4. Life member Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (Membership No. M-234414).
  Current Sponsored Projects



Name of the funding agency and Sanction No.

Project Title

Year of Funding



Amount sanctioned







DST, New Delhi, India

Synthesis of Ultrananocrystalline Diamond films for Field Emission Applications using Microwave Plasma Enhanced     Chemical Vapour Deposition



Rs. 36.12768




DST, New Delhi, India and Office of Chief Scientists, Ministry of Science

& Technology , Government of Israel

Development of photovoltaic solar cell with nanostructured graphene-modified and doped zinc oxide electrodes



Rs. 19.8644





BRNS, Department of Atomic Energy, India

Development of atmospheric pressure plasma jet sources and their characterization



Rs. 24.385





Seed Money Scheme, BIT Mesra

Synthesis of graphene by chemical method for large area transparent substrates.



Rs. 0.80




  Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

“A method of generating low energy ions for deposition of insulating nano-structured diamond like carbon film”, Patent Number: 276735; Date of Grant: 28/10/2016.


  Member, Editorial Board
  1. Member of the Editorial Board of International Journal of Recent advances in Physics (IJRAP)
  2. Member of the Reviewer Board of International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology (IJERT)
  3. Technical Member of IETE Student's chapter.
  4. Member of Anti Ragging Committee.
  5. Member of Internal Quality Assurance Cell.