Prof. RANJANA JHA
Prof. Ranjana Jha, Head, Department of Physics, Netaji Subhas University of Technology, has been actively involved in research and teaching in the field of Solar Energy materials and Applied Physics. Received Lifetime Achievement award in Science, Venus International Women Awards, 2017 conferred by Centre for Women Empowerment-CWE of Venus
International Foundation. IMRF Achievers Award 2018 in Applied Physics has been conferred by The International Multidisciplinary Research foundation. India Education Award for Outstanding Physicist & Professor of the Year 2018, conferred by Blindwink.in the market and research company. National Award of Excellence 2018 for A Distinction Of Being One of The Best Teacher in the Country, conferred by Global Management Council Ahmedabad. Received “12th National Education Summit and Awards 2018” for Excellent research in Solar Energy Utilization.
She is founder and in-charge of Research Lab for Energy Systems at Department of Physics. Her research interest is Solar Energy Materials and Solar Energy Utilization, Development of Nano-structured thin film Solar cells and Characterization of Energy Materials for Device Applications.
Published 102 manuscripts in reputed international/national journals and proceedings. The papers authored/ co-authored by her, have received best paper prize, best oral and poster award, innovative pitch speaker at various national/ international conferences.
She is Nodal Officer, Solar Rooftop Power Plant at NSIT. Project in charge of NSIT Solar Car concept from 2009, to demonstrate the viability of application of photovoltaic technology in the automotive industry. Undertaken several research projects from AICTE, DST, PCRA and MNRE, Department of Power, Delhi Government, GNCTD. The project proposal submitted by her in the International Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge, Elsevier was selected in top 53 proposals.
She has been awarded the certificate of Outstanding Reviewer twice, (2014 & 2016) by Solar Energy Journal, Elsevier. She has been reviewer of several journals and conferences held in India and Abroad. She is Life member of various learned societies.
She has delivered several invited lectures/talks related to Solar Energy Technologies in various educational and research institutions as well as in various national or international conferences and workshops. She has also chaired or co-chaired several sessions in various National or International conferences.