Priya Mandal | Department of Physics


PhD Scholar
Department of Physics
School of Natural Sciences (SoNS)
Block-A, Shiv Nadar University
Educational Qualifications 
Shiv Nadar University
M.Sc in Physics
The University of Burdwan
B.Sc. in Physics
Durgapur Govt. College
Teaching & Research Interests: 
  • Biomimetic superhydrophobic metallic surfaces
  • Antibacterial activity of graphene oxide coated metallic surfaces
  • Interaction of graphene oxide with model biomembrane: Synchrotron X-ray scattering study
  • Self-assembly of lipid monolayers: Langmuir-Blodgett technique


Conferences (Select): 
  • "e-Conference on Soft Matter (e-CoSoM 2020)", Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, India, July 15-17, 2020 (Oral Presentation).
  • “International Conference on Nano Science and Technology (ICONSAT 2020)”, S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata, India, March 5-7, 2020 (Poster presentation).
  • Symposium on "Multidisciplinary research at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility: An opportunity for Indian Science", Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Faridabad, Haryana - 121001, June 14, 2019.
  • International Conference on Advanced Materials (ICAM 2019)”, Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, March 6-7, 2019 (Poster presentation).
  • Theme meeting on SYNCHROTRON BASED CHARACTERIZATION TECHNIQUES”, Amity University, Noida, U.P., September 4-5, 2018.
  • “SOFT AND ACTIVE MATTER” WORKSHOP, UGC-NETWORKING RESOURCE CENTRE, School of Physics, University of Hyderabad, February 10-18, 2018 (Poster presentation).
  • DST travel grant to Petra-III, DESY, Germany for performing Synchrotron X-ray Scattering Experiments on 23th-28th November, 2018.
  • DST travel grant to travel to Photon Factory, Tsukuba, Japan for performing Synchrotron X-ray Scattering Experiments on 29th May-6th June, 2018.
  • GATE Fellowship in Physical Science (2015, 2016).
  • CSIR UGC NET Lectureship (June, 2016).
  • Scholarship from ONGC for ranking 1st Class 1st in M.Sc. (Physics), University of Burdwan.

Scholarly Activity

Journal Publications (accepted or published)

  1. "Structural Insights into Self-assembly of Graphene Oxide (GO) in a Phospholipid Membrane", P. Mandal, G. Bhattacharya, A. Bhattacharyya, S. S. Roy, S. K. Ghosh (Under review).
  2. “Electrodeposited Heusler alloy films with enhanced magneto-optical property”, M. R. Karim, Debasis Panda, Arundhati Adhikari, Purbasha Sharangi, Priya Mandal, Sajal Ghosh, Subhankar Bedanta, Anjan Barman, Indranil Sarkar, Materials Today Communications (Accepted).
  3. "Sustainable Approach for the Development of Durable Superhydrophobic Metallic Surfaces", P. Mandal, J. Ivvala, H. S. Arora, H. S. Grewal, Materials Letters, 2020, 279, 128516.
  4. “Green Manufacturing of Nanostructured Al-Based Sustainable and Self-cleaning Metallic Surfaces”, Priya Mandal, Gopinath Perumal, Harpreet S Arora, Sajal K Ghosh, Harpreet S Grewal, Journal of Cleaner Production, 2021, 278, 123373.
  5. “Effect of topography and chemical treatment on hydrophobicity and bacterial adhesion of micropatterned aluminium alloy”, P. Mandal, A. Shishodia, N. Ali, S. Ghosh, H. S. Arora, H. S. Grewal and S.K. Ghosh, Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties, 2020, 8, 025017.
  6. “Multidimensional durability of superhydrophobic self-cleaning surface derived from rice-husk ash”, Abhilash Shishodia, H. S. Arora, Abhishek Babu, Priya Mandal, H. S. Grewal, Progress in Organic Coatings, 2019, 136, 105221. 
  7. “Complex Concentrated Coatings: Effect of Processing Route on Microstructural and Mechanical Properties”, Rakesh B Nair, H S Arora, Priya Mandal, H S Grewal, Materials Letters, 2018, 230, 100-104.
  8. “High-Performance Microwave-Derived Multi-Principal Element Alloy Coatings for Tribological Application”, Rakesh Bhaskaran Nair, Harpreet Singh Arora, Priya Mandal, Santanu Das, and Harpreet Singh Grewal, Advanced Engineering Materials, 2018, 20, 1800163.
  9. “Ultrasonic Cavitation Erosion-Corrosion Behavior of Friction Stir Processed Stainless Steel”, Karthikeyan Selvam, Priya Mandal, Harpreet Singh Grewal, Harpreet Singh Arora, Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 2018, 44, 331-339.
  10. “Thermodynamics of the interaction of ionic liquids with lipid monolayer”, G. Bhattacharya, S.Mitra, P. Mandal, S. Dutta, R. P. Giri, S. K. Ghosh, Biophysical Review, 2018, 10, 709–719.
  11. “Effects of ionic liquids on the nanoscopic dynamics and phase behaviour of a phosphatidylcholine membrane”, V. K. Sharma, S. K. Ghosh,  P. Mandal, T. Yamada, K. Shibata, S. Mitra, R. Mukhopadhyay, Soft Matter, 2017,13, 8969-8979.