B.Sc. from Presidency College (Calcutta, India) (1986)
M.Sc. from Calcutta University, India (1988)
Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India (1994)
Queen's University, Canada (1995 – 1997)
Instituto de Magnetismo Aplicado, Madrid, Spain, (1999 – 2000)
Instutut fuer Festkoerper- und Werkstofforschung Dresden, Germany (2003 –2004, 2006, 2007) and other Universities in Germany.
Durham University, UK, 2010, 2011
Osaka University, Japan, 2013, 2014
Important awards and fellowship of academies:
Materials Research Society of India (MRSI) Medal - 2016
Awarded “Humboldt Research Fellowship” from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany, 2003
Fellowship from the Ministerio de Educacion y Cultura, Spain, 1999
UK-India Education and Research Initiative Award - 2008
Visiting Professor, Osaka University, Japan, 2013, 2014
Main area of work
Amorphous Magnetic Materials
Dilute Magnetic Semiconductors
Magnetic Non-Destructive Techniques
Theory of Magnetism
Significant recent publications:
A. Ghosh and K. Mandal, “Effect of structural disorder on the
magnetocaloric properties of Ni-Mn-Sn alloy, Applied Physics Letters, 104, (2014), 031905.
R. Rakshit, M. Mandal, M. Pal and K. Mandal, “Tuning of magnetic
properties of CoFe2O4 nanoparticles through charge tranfer effect” Applied
Physics Letters, 104, (2014), 092412
A. K. Singh, D. Sarkar, G. G. Khan and K. Mandal, “Designing one
dimensional Co-Ni/Co3O4-NiO core/shell nano-heterostructure electrodes for
high-performance pseudocapacitor, Applied Physics Letters, 104, (2014)
M. Pal, R. Rakshit and K. Mandal, “Facile functionalization of
Fe2O3 nanoparticles to induce inherent photoluminescence and excellent
photocatalytic acivity” Applied Physics Letters, 104, (2014), 233110.
R. Das, T. Sarkar and K. Mandal, “Multiferroic properties of Ba2+
and Gd3+ co-doped bismuth ferrite: magnetic, ferroelectric and impedance
spectroscopic analysis”, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 45, (2012), 455002.
S. Ghosh, G. G. Khan, B. Das and K. Mandal, “Vacancy-induced
intrinsic d0 ferromagnetism and photoluminescence in potassium doped ZnO
nanowires”, Journal of Applied Physics, 109, (2011) 123927.