Personal Profile of Prof. Saroj Kumar Nayak

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Prof. Saroj Kumar Nayak
Title : Professor
School : Basic Sciences
Office (Room No.) : SBS-214
Phone No. (Office) : +91-674-713-5140
Email : nayaks@iitbbs.ac.in
Courses Taught
Quantum Mechanics, Electrodynamics
Research Interests
First Principles Molecular dynamics Simulations, Nanostructures, Quantum transport, Quantum Biology
Degree Discipline Year School
Ph.D. Physical Science 1995 Jawaharlal Nehru University
Recent Publication (International Journals) Author(s)/Speaker(s)
Effects of flavor-symmetry violation from staggered fermion lattice simulations of graphene, Phys. Rev. B, 83, 045420 (2011)
J. Giedt, A. Skinner, and S. K. Nayak
A comparative study of quantum transport in silver and copper nanowires using first principles calculations J. Phys. Cond. Matt. 23 085501, 2011
N. Kharche, S. R. Manjari, Y. Zhou, R. E. Geer, and S. K. Nayak
Effect of Layer Stacking on the Electronic Structure of Graphene Nanoribbons ACS Nano, 5, 6096 (2011)
N. Kharche, Y. Zhou, K. P. O'Brien, S. Kar, and S. K. Nayak
Electronic Structure of Neighboring Extein Residue Modulates Intein C-Terminal Cleavage Activity, Biophys. J., 100, 2217 (2011)
P. T. Shemella, N. I. Topilina, I. Soga, B. Pereira, G. Belfort, M Belfort, and S. K. Nayak
A first Principle Study of Terahertz (THz) Spectra of Acephate Chem. Phys. Letts. 452, 59 (2008).
Y. Zhang, X-P Peng, Y. Chen, J. Chen, A. Curioni, W. Andreoni, S. K. Nayak and X.- C. Zhang
Annealing Induced Interfacial Toughening using a molecular monolayer Nature, 447, 299 (2007)
D. Gandhi, M. Lane, Y. Zhou, A. P. Singh, S. Nayak, U. Tisch, M. Eizenberg, G. Ramnath
em>Strain-engineered photoluminescence of silicon nanoclusters Phys. Rev. B 74, 035339 (2006)
X. Peng, A. Alizadeh, S. Ganti, P. Sharma, S. K. Kumar, and S. K. Nayak
Multiscale Modeling of the Surfactant Mediated Synthesis and Supramolecular Assembly, Phys. Rev. Letts. 93, 188301 (2004)
N. P. Adhikari, X. Peng, A. Alizadeh, S. Ganti, S. K. Nayak, and S. K. Kumar
First principles study of CO oxidation on TiO2(110): The role of surface oxygen vacancies, J. Chem. Phys. 120, 4512 (2004)
X. Y. Wu, A. Selloni, and S. K. Nayak
Towards extending the applicability of density functional theory to weakly bound systems, J. Chem. Phys. 115, 8748 (2001)
X.Wu, M. C. Vargas, S. K. Nayak, V. Lotrich, G. Scoles
Academic Honors & Awards
  • Princeton Materials Institute Jr Fellow