Dr Ambika Devi

Associate Professor & HOD

PhD, Jaypee University of Information Technology, Solan
M.Sc, HP University

Dr. Ambika Devi received her M.Sc. degree in Physics from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla in 2006. She completed her PhD degree from JUIT, Waknaghat in April 2010. She joined The NorthCap University, Gurugram in July 2009. Presently, she is serving as Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Sciences.

She is an experimentalist by inclination and her research interests include chalcogenide glasses for optical limiters, Nanomaterials and Nano devices. Dr. Ambika has published 38 research papers in international peer reviewed journals. She has actively participated in more than 20 International/National conferences to present her work. Dr Ambika has completed a DST-sponsored research project entitled, “Optical Study of Chalcogenide Glassy Alloys”. She has got sanctioned another project from DST entitled “Study of Polymer Nanocomposites for Solar Cell Applications”. She has guided two PhD students and three more students are pursuing their PhD under her guidance.

Dr Ambika Devi was awarded with “Best Emerging Researcher Award” in the academic year 2012-13 and was included in the list of “Star Performers” for the academic year 2013-14, at NCU Gurugram. She has also received “Best Teacher Award” for the academic year 2014-15 at NCU. She has helped in establishing a “Central Research Facility” at the University and at present she is the Head of this facility.

Area of Expertise: Materials Science (Chalcogenide glasses, optical limiters, nanomaterials, supercapacitors)
Research Publications/Projects/Patents: Journals Publications – 38
Paper presented in conferences National/International – 20
Citations – 190
H-index – 8
I-10 indexes – 5