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Academic Background:

Dr. Shobha Shukla is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India. She obtained her doctoral degree at the State University of New York/SUNY Buffalo, USA. Subsequently she worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

Research Interests:

  • Nanophotonic devices
  • Nanomaterials
  • Metamaterials
  • Plasmonic devices

Selected Publications:

  • “Subwavelength direct laser patterning of conductive gold nanostructures bysimultaneous photo-polymerization and photo-reduction” Shobha Shukla, Xavier Vidal, Edward P Furlani, Mark T Swihart, K-T Kim, Y K Yoon, Augustine Urbas, Paras N Prasad; ACS Nano,2011, 5 (3), pp1947–1957;
    Highlighted in ACS Nano March 2011 Podcast (link);
    Also highlighted in PERSPECTIVE of same issue“Direct Writing of Metal Nanostructures: Lithographic Tools for Nanoplasmonics Research”
  • “Two-Photon Lithography of Sub-Wavelength Metallic Structures in a Polymer Matrix”Shobha Shukla, Edward P Furlani, Xavier Vidal, Mark T. Swihart, Paras N. Prasad;Advanced Materials2010, 22 (33), pp3695-3699.
  • “Fabrication and characterization of gold-polymer nanocomposite plasmonic nanoarrays in porous alumina template” Shobha Shukla, K T Kim, A Baev, Y K Yoon, P N PrasadACS Nano 2010(4), pp 2249–2255.
  • “Control of spontaneous emission of CdSe nanorods in a multi-refringent triangular lattice photonic crystal” Shobha Shukla, Rajiv Kumar, Alexander Baev, P N Prasad; Journal of Physical Chemistry-Letters2010, 1 (9), pp 1437– 1441.
  • “Efficient polymeric nanocomposite photodetectors from simple mixture of IR active quantum dots and carbon nanotube” S Shukla, T Ohulchanskyy, Y Sahoo, M Samoc, R Thapa, A Cartwright, P N Prasad; Journal of Physical Chemistry C2010, 114 (7), pp 3180–3184.
  • “Femtosecond laser assisted fabrication of 3D metallic nanostructures through photoreduction” Kevin Vora, S Kang, Shobha Shukla, Eric Mazur; Applied Physics Letters, (Under peer review)