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Senoy Thomas

Assistant Professor

Phone: +91484286245

Email: senoy.thomas@cusat.ac.in

BRIEF BIO
Dr. Senoy Thomas joined the Department of Physics, Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) as an Assistant professor in June 2017. Before joining CUSAT, he worked as an Inspire Faculty in the Materials Science and Technology Division at CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Thiruvananthapuram, India. He also worked as a post-doctoral scientist at the Chemnitz University of Technology in Germany during 2010-2013 (Advisor: Prof. Manfred Albrecht). His research interests are in magnetism and magnetic materials, with a special focus on interfacial exchange coupling phenomena. Senoy Thomas received his Ph.D. in Physics from Cochin University of Science and Technology, India (Advisor: Prof. M R Anantharaman) in 2010 and M.Sc from St. Thomas College, Kozhencherry, Kerala, India, and B.Sc from St. Thomas college, Ranni, Kerala, India. Senoy Thomas has more than 50 publications in international journals and is a reviewer for many international journals

RESEARCH INTERESTS
magnetic nanostructures, magnetocaloric materials, micromagnetic simulations, permanent magnets, spintronics

RESEARCH PROFILES
Google Scholar : https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=1WNKknsAAAAJ&hl=en

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS (RECENT) [TOTAL PUBLICATIONS : 56]
  • Nanocomposite Permanent Magnets Based on SrFe12O19-Fe3O4 Hard-Soft Ferrites, Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism, Springer Vol. 34, 2021

  • Size controlled growth of barium hexaferrite platelets using salt assisted sol-gel technique, Materials Chemistry and Physics, Elsevier Vol. 272, 2021

  • Radio frequency plasma assisted surface modification of Fe3O4 nanoparticles using polyaniline/polypyrrole for bioimaging and magnetic hyperthermia applications, J. Mater. Sci. Mater. Med., Springer Vol. 32, 2021

  • Ferroelectric-Ferromagnetic Heterostructures based on Sodium Substituted Lanthanum Manganite Thin films deposited on PMN-PT substrate by Pulsed Laser Deposition, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Elsevier Vol. 541, 2021

  • Magnetization reversal in shape asymmetric permalloy nanocaps, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Vol. 532, 2021

  • Ultra-high Seebeck coefficient of nanostructured Sb-substituted PbTe and fabrication of a thermoelectric generator module, Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol. 44, 2021

  • Cryogenic magnetocaloric effect of cobalt hydroxide nanoparticles embedded in a nonmagnetic polymer matrix, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, Elsevier Vol. 145, 2020

  • Enhanced thermoelectric performance of nanostructured manganese telluride via antimony doping., Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Elsevier Vol. 836, 2020

  • Interface assisted strain-induced magnetoelectric coupling in core-shell nanostructures of CoFe2O4@ ZnO, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Vol. 513, 2020

  • Engineering Nanostructured Spinel Ferrites by co-substitution for Total Water Electrolysis by Preferential Exposure of Metal Cations on the Surface, Sustainable Energy & Fuels, RSC Vol. 4, 2020

  • AWARDS AND HONOURS
  • INSPIRE Faculty Award from Department of Science and Technology (DST), in the year 2013

  • Early Carrier Reseach Award from Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), in the year 2018

  • DAAD Scholarship-Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists from DAAD Germany, in the year 2021

  • RESEARCH PROJECTS
  • "Reconfigurable magnetic vortices on curved surfaces" (Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) - Early Carrier Research (ECR)- 2018 -2021 , Total outlay Rs.5426520)

  • "Nanostructured permanent magnets based on hybrid hard-soft ferrites" (State Plan Grant- Seed Money for New Research Initiatives (SMNRI)- 2017 -2019 , Total outlay Rs.400000)

  • "Exchange biased magnetic heterostructures" (Department of Science and Technology (DST) - INSPIRE Faculty Award- 2013 -2018 , Total outlay Rs.3500000)

  • "Development of rare-earth-free, exchange spring magnets for energy applications" (University Grants Commission (UGC) -BSR- 2019 -2021 , Total outlay Rs.1000000)

  • "Magnetic vortices on curved surfaces" (DST-DAAD- 2021 -2023 , Total outlay Rs.632000)