Dr. Arjun Pathak received his Ph.D. degree in experimental condensed matter physics from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Dr. Pathak’s Ph.D. work was recognized for Outstanding Dissertation Award in the University systems. The award was given for exceptional and vital contributions of doctoral student research to the life of the university, the various disciplines, and society at large. As of 2019, he published more than 65 peer-reviewed scientific articles, including in high impact factor journals such as Nature Communications, Advanced Materials, Nano Letters, and Physical Review Letters. Dr. Pathak’s research focuses on the design, synthesis, and characterization of a wide variety of potential energy storage multi-functional materials such as caloric, magnetic thin films, 2D heterostructures, nanomaterials, rare-earth-based materials, permanent magnet, topological, and shape memory alloys.
Staff Scientist and postdoctoral associate, Ames Laboratory, US DOE, 2011-2019
Postdoctoral Research Associate, NHMFL, Tallahassee. FL 2011
Ph. D., Applied Physics, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 2011
M. S., Physics, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 2007
Assistant Scientist, Ames Laboratory, US DOE
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Ames Laboratory, US DOE
2011 - 2011
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee. FL
2006 - 2011
Research Assistant, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL
Students are highly encouraged to discuss research opportunities. Working on projects, students will get an understanding of basic science and prepare for their future academic and industry career.
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