Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, K.N. Govt. P.G. College, Gyanpur, Bhadohi, India.
Dr. Kalpana Awasthi post graduated in Condensed Matter Physics from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. She completed her doctoral degree (PhD) and post-doctorate under the supervision of Prof. Padamshri Onkar Nath Srivastava from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. She has expertise in synthesis of carbon nanomaterials (carbon nanotubes, graphene) and its application in polymer composite. She also has expertise in functionalization of carbon nanomaterials and its application in agriculture and medical fields. She has received the prestigious young scientist award from the Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata and certificate of merit for the R&D efforts on Carbon Nanotubes and its Applications from Nanoscience center, Department of Physics, B.H.U., Varanasi. She has published more than thirty research papers including review articles in reputed international journals and contributed eight chapters in various international and national edited books. Presently, she is working as Assistant Professor in Department of Physics, Kashi Naresh Government Post Graduate College, Gyanpur, Bhadohi, India.