Shanthi Iyer


Research Professor, Joint Appointment with Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering

 Shanthi Iyer


Autonomous Control and Information Technology (ACIT) Center


536 McNair Hall and 106I JSNN

Phone: (336) 285-3710

Fax: (336)-334-7716 

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Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India                     Physics             PhD (1983)

Delhi University, Delhi, India                              Physics             M.Sc. (1976)

Delhi University, Delhi, India                                         Physics             B.Sc. (1974)


Teaching Interest

Semiconductor Theory and Devices, Solid State Devices, Fundamentals of Nanoengineering-Physical Principles, Compound Semiconductor Materials and Devices, Thin Film Technology for Device Fabrication and Display Technology.

Research Labs

 MBE Lab, Optics Lab and Microelectronics Fabrication Lab

Academic Profile

Prof.Iyer has been responsible for the initiation and development of NCA&TSU’s state of the art Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) Laboratory and associated academic and research programs. Her current research work is focused on the molecular beam epitaxial (MBE) growth and characterization of novel dilute nitride antimonide  based narrow band gap compound semiconductors for infrared sources and detectors encompassing a wide infrared wavelength region from 1µm to 20 µm and GaAsSb nanowires for infrared photodetectors. The other research projects in progress include ZnO alloys based  thin film transistors on plastic substrates for flexible electronics and solar cells for solar concentrators.

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