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Dr. Akarapu Ashok

Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, School of Sciences.

Ph.D (Physics), M.Tech, M.Sc, B.Sc(M.P.Cs).

Short Brief

Dr. Akarapu Ashok is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics, School of Sciences at Malla Reddy University , Hyderabad.


Akarapu Ashok did his Ph.D. in MEMS from Department of Physics, IIT Hyderabad, Hyderabad, Telangna State, India. His primary research interests include thin films for various applications, Bulk micromachining and MEMS

He worked as Postdoctoral Research Assocaite in Department of Mechanical & Aerospace


Engineering, IIT Hyderabad, for 3 years. Further, he has worked as Research Associate in the MEMS

Technology Center, RCI, Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO), Hyderabad, Telangana State for 2 years.

Education
  • Ph.D, Department of Physics, IIT Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 2015.

  • M.Tech, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, NIT Rourklea, Rourkela, 2011.

  • M.Sc., Condensed Matter Physics, RRD Degree & PG College, Osmania University, Hyderabad, 2007, 

  • B.Sc., (M.P.Cs), New Government Degree & PG college, Hyderabad, 2003.

Experience
  • Research Associate, RCI, DRDO, Hyderabad, February 2019- September 2020.

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, IIT Hyderabad, February 2016 - January 2019

  • Researcher, Department of Physics, IIT Hyderabad, August 2015-Jan 2016.

Research
  • Thin films

  •  Bulkmicromachining

  • MEMS

Publications

23 Publications


Journal:

  • 9 International Conferences

Conferences:

  • 9 International Conferences

Awards & Achievements
  • Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) in Physics with all India 546 rank (2009)

  • Merit certificate in M.Tech from NIT Rourkela (2010)

  • M.H.R.D. Fellowship for Pursuing PhD (2011-2015). 4) IIT Hyderabad Research Excellence award of 2014 year (2015)