Dr.SouravMandal has received his Master of Science in Applied Physics from Bengal Engineering Science University,Shibpur (Now Indian Institute of Engineering Science & Technology,Shibpur). His doctoral thesis was on oxide and fluorinated based amorphous and microcrystalline silicon thin film solar cells. He received his Ph.D degree from IIEST,Shibpur in 2016. He was associated with IIEST,Shibpur for another year for working in heterojunction intrinsic thin film (HIT) solar cells. He received best poster award at EU-PVSEC 2016 in area of "New Materials and Concepts for solar cells and modules".
He joined as INSPIRE faculty at Centre for Energy Studies,IIT Delhi since October 2017. His main area of interest of research:Amorphous and microcrystalline silicon materials, HIT solar cells, tandem solar cells, advanced thin film materials, nano-materials etc.