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PhD in Physics

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Solid State Physics and Statistical Thermodynamics

Optics and Modern Physics

Basic Physics


Foundations of Physics

Physics of Semiconductor Devices

Solar Photovoltaics


Applied Statistical Physics

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Faculty Advisor Science Club

SYBTech Direct Admissions Form Handelling Incharge

FYBTech Scurtiny Comittee Member 


  1. MG Rabbani, Sunil R. Patil, M. P. Anantram, Moderate bending strain induced semiconductor to metal transition in Si nanowires,  Semicond. Sci and Tech.  31 (12), 125019 (2016)
  2. MG Rabbani , Jency P. Sundararajan , Amit Verma , Reza Nekovei, Mahmoud M. Khader , R. B. Darling , Sunil R. Patil, Photo-response of silicon with asymmetric area contacts, Semicond. Sci and Tech.,  32 (1), 015001 (2016)
  3. Y. Zhao, U. Hetmaniuk, S. R. Patil, and M. P. Anantram, Nested Dissection Solver for Transport in 3D Nano-Electronic Devices, J. of Comput. Elect., 14 (44) pp1-13, (2016)
  4. Y. Zhao, Z. Wan, X. Xu, S. R. Patil, U. Hetmaniuk, and M. P. Anantram, Negative Differential Resistance in Boron Nitride Graphene Heterostructures: Physical Mechanisms and Size Scaling Analysis, 5, 10712, Nat. Sci. Rep. (2015)
  5. M. Golam Rabbani, Sunil R. Patil, Amit Verma, Julian E. Villarreal, Brian A. Korgel, Reza Nekovei, Mahmoud M. Khader, R. B. Darling, M. P. Anantram, Zero-bias photocurrents in highly-disordered networks of Ge and Si nanowires between dissimilar metal contacts, Nanotech. 27 (4), 045201 (2015)
  6. Ajay K Bhat, Vibhor Singh, Sunil Patil, Mandar M Deshmukh, Dual top gated graphene transistor in the quantum Hall regime Solid State Communications 152, 545–548 (2012)
  7. H. S. Solanki, S. Sengupta, S. Dhara, V. Singh, Sunil Patil, R. Dhall, J. Parpia, A. Bhattacharya, and M. M. Deshmukh, Tuning mechanical modes and influence of chargescreening in nanowire resonators, Phys. Rev. B, 81, p115459 (2010)
  8. Sunil R. Patil and R. V. N. Melnik, Defects Enhanced Flexoelectricity in Nanostructures, Proc. Engg., 1, p105, (2009)
  9. Sunil R Patil and R V N Melnik, Thermoelectromechanical Effects in Quantum Dots, Nanotech., 20, p125402 (2009).
  10. Sunil R Patil and R V N Melnik, Coupled Electromechanical Effects in II-VI Group Finite Length Semiconductor Nanowires, J. of Phys. D: Appl. Phys., 42, p145113 (2009)
  11. Sunil R Patil and R V N Melnik, Thermopiezoelectric Effects on Optoelectronic Properties of CdTe/ZnTe Quantum Wires, phys. stat. solidi (a), 206, p960 (2009)
  12. Sunil Patil, W.P. Hong, and S. H. Park, Strain Fields in Arbitrary Shaped Quantum Wires, Phys. Lett. A, 372, p4076 (2008)
  13. Sunil R Patil, R. C. Aiyer, K. C. Sharma, Globally Convergent Computation of Chemical Equilibrium Composition, J. of Comput. Chem. 27, p1032 (2008)
  14. Makarand A. Kulkarni, Sunil Patil, G. V. Rama and P. N. Sen, Wind speed prediction using statistical regression and neural network, J. Earth Sys. Sci., 117, p457 (2008)
  15. Atul Kulkarni, Sunil Patil, R.N. Karekar, R.C.Aiyer, Fabrication and Characterization of Innovative Gas Flow Sensor, Sens. and Actu.s A: Phys., 122, p231, (2005)
  16. Sunil R. Patil, B. Wen and R. V. N. Melnik Strain Effects and Temperature Dependant Phase Stability of II-VI Semiconductor Nanostructures, AIP Conf. Proc., 1199, p303 (2010)
  17. Sunil R. Patil, M. B. Samani, R. V. N. Melnik, M. Toropova and J. Zu, Thermopiezoelectric and Nonlinear Electromechanical Effects in Quantum Dots and Nanowires, AIP Conf. Proc., 1199, p327 (2010)
  18. M. Bahrami-Samani, S. R. Patil and R. Melnik, Higher-order nonlinear electromechanical effects in wurtzite GaN /AlN quantum dots 2010 J. Phys.: Conden. Matt. 22 495301 (2010)
  19. Sanjay Prabhakar, Roderick Melnik, and Sunil Patil, Band structures of laterally coupled quantum dots, accounting for electromechanical effects, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 245 012014 (2010)

Conference Presentations

  1.  Shubham Patil, Preetam Selmokar, S.R.Patil, Sujit Pardeshi, Effect of Process Parameters on Micro-Wire Electric Discharge Machining of Graphite, 6th International & 27th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR-2016), held at College of Engineering., Pune, Maharashtra, INDIA.
  2. Suraj Tat, Mundra S.S., Pardeshi S.S., Patil S.R., Swami Pankaj, Aluminium Metal Matrix Composite with Graphene Reinforcement, 6th International & 27th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR-2016),  held at College of Engineering., Pune, Maharashtra, INDIA.
  3. Yunqi Zhao, Zhenni Wan, Xu Xu, Sunil R Patil, U Hetmaniuk, MP Anantram, A modeling study of mechanisms for NDR in graphene-BN-graphene heterostructures, 2015 IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference (NMDC)
  4. Dymtro Sytnyk, Sunil Patil and R V N Melnik, Multiplicity Conditions for Multiband Eeffective Mass Hamiltonian in Modeling of Nanostructures, arXiv preprint arXiv:1004.4152 (2010) 23.
  5. Sunil Patil, Xu Xu, Walid Hasan, Shibl, M. F., Khader, M., & Anantram, M. P., Multi-scale modeling of electronic properties of hybrid quasi-one dimensional nanostructures. MRS Spring-2015, S3.59
  6. Sunil Patil, Jianqing Qi, Anantram, M. P. (2015). Electronic transport in hydrated DNA. IWPSD 2015, DM65 24. (2015).
  7. Sunil Patil, Vibhor Singh, Bushra I., Ganesh S., Hari S., Sajal D.,Shamashish S. and Mandar Deshmukh, Transport measurements in grapheme p-n-p transistors, presented at School and Conference Emergent Properties and Novel Behavior at the Nanoscale at JNCASR, Bangalore April-2010
  8. R Melnik, Sinha, N. and Patil, S., Mathematical modeling and physical properties of carbon nanotube sensors with stone-wall defects, The 4th International conference on Sensors Electronics and Microsystems Technology (SEMST-4), Book of Abstracts, p. 56, Odessa, July 2010, ISBN 978-966-190-339-4.
  9. R Melnik, S. Patil, O. Tsviliuk, Coupled PDEs and Bandstructure Calculations in Quantum Dots, The 8th AIMS Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany, Book of Abstracts, p. 183, Special Session on Interface Problems (Caginalp, G., Glimm, J., and Miranville, A.), May 2010.
  10. R. Melnik, Patil, S., Modelling low dimensional nanostructures, their thermo-electro -mechanical properties and applications in engineering, physical and biological sciences, International Scientific Conference, Simulation-2010, Kiev, p. 11, 2010,
  11. R. Melnik, Patil, S., Bandstructures of quantum dots and coupled thermo-electro -mechanical phenomena, Quantum Dots 2010, Nottinghan, Abstract book, p. 367, April 2010.
  12. R. Melnik, Patil, S., Modelling low dimensional nanostructures, their thermo-electro -mechanical properties and applications in engineering, physical and biological sciences, in Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference, Simulation- 2010, May 12-14, 2010, NASU, Institute for Modeling in Energy Engineering, Vol. 1, pp. 60-72, 2010
  13. Sunil R. Patil, R. V. N. Melnik and O. I. Tsviliuk, Coupled thermo-electro -mechanical effects in quantum dots and nanowires, presented at Symposium on SPIE OPTO: Optoelectronic Materials, Devices and Applications, San Francisco, CA, USA (2010)
  14. Sunil R. Patil and R. V. N. Melnik, Effect of Thermal Stresses on Electronic Properties of GaN /AlN Nanowire Supperlatices, presented at 8th International Congress on Thermal Stresses-2009, Illinois, USA
  15. Sunil R. Patil, N. Sinha and R. V. N. Melnik Modeling of GaN /AlN Heterostructure-based Nano Pressure Sensor, Proc. of SPIE, 7402, p74020C-1 also presented at OP09N-SPIE Nanoscience + Engineering -2009, San-Digeo, CA, USA (2009)
  16. Sunil R. Patil, D. R. Mahapatra, V. Sutrakar and R. V. N. Melnik, Size-dependent and strain rate effects in quantum dot nanostructures with molecular dynamics simulations, presented at 10th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics (2009)
  17. R. Melnik, S. Patil, O. Tsviliuk, Coupled Multiphysics Effects in Low Dimensional Nanostructures, Multiphysics-2009, Lille, France, December, 2009.
  18. R. Melnik, S. Patil, Computational Analysis of Thermopiezoelectric Effects in CdTe /ZnTe Nanostructures with a Multiphysics Model, Conference on Computational Physics 2008, CCP-2008, Ouro Preto, Abstract- CCP2008-142, August 5-9, 2008.
  19. R. Melnik, S. Patil, The effect of strain in CdTe /ZnTe quantum wires, ICPS-2008, Rio de Janeiro, 29th International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors, Abstract - p. 429-430, July 27 - August 1, 2008.
  20. R. Melnik, S. Patil, Computational Analysis of Thermopiezoelectric Effects in CdTe /ZnTe Nanostructures with a Multiphysics Model, Conference on Computational Physics 2008, CCP-2008, Ouro Preto, Abstract - CCP2008-142, August 5-9, 2008.
  21. Sunil Patil, N. Wagholikar, K. C. Sharma, Computational Technique for Expansion of Shell by Detonation of Explosive Proceedings of HEMCE-2005 at DRDL, Hyderabad, India (2005)
  22. K. C. Sharma and Sunil Patil, Overview and Some Ideas on Hydrocodes Presented at the workshop on END GAME Technology at DRDL, Hyderabad, India (2005)
  23. A. Kulkarni, Sunil Patil, R. C. Aiyer, Analysis of Results of Hot Wire Anemometer Proceedings of 10th NSPTS, Pune, India (2004)

Memberships and Affiliations: 

IAPT Life Member

Current Projects : 

i. Design and Innovation Center Funds (2016-17), “Development of Direct Inkjet Printed Flexible Electronic Circuits and Chemical Sensors” Rs. 1.00 Lakh

ii. Research Promotion Scheme, Investigations into development of graphene paper and its mechanical characterization. All India Council for Technical Education, India (Rs.17.88 Lakhs, Co-PI) (2015-17)


Raman Fellowship, University Grant Commission, India’s INDO-USA Postdoctoral Fellowship (2014-15) Rs. 22.86 Lakhs

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