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): 
  • “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 in M.Sc. (Physics), University of Burdwan.

Scholarly Activity

Journal Publications (accepted or published)

  • "Quantifying the Interactions of Graphene Oxide (GO) with Model Cellular Membrane", P. Mandal, R. P. Giri, B. M. Murphy, S. K. Ghosh (Manuscript under preparation).
  • "Interaction of Graphene Oxide with Model Biomembrane: Insights from synchrotron-based X-ray scattering study", P. Mandal, G. Bhattacharya, A. Bhattacharyya, S.S. Roy, S.K. Ghosh (Manuscript under preparation).
  • "Antibacterial Efficacy and Corrosion Resistance of Hierarchically Patterned Superhydrophobic Aluminium", P. Mandal, J. Ivvala, H. S. Arora, S. K. Ghosh and H. S. Grewal (Manuscript under preparation).
  • “Green Manufacturing of Sustainable Self-cleaning Metallic Surface”, Priya Mandal, Gopinath Perumal, Harpreet S Arora, Sajal K Ghosh, Harpreet S Grewal (Under review in Journal of Cleaner Production”).
  • “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).
  • “Growth of all electrodeposited Heusler alloy and oxide heterostructure films with enhanced magneto-optical property”, R. Karim, D. Panda, A. Adhikari, P. Haldar, P. Mandal, S. Ghosh, S. Bedanta, A. Barman and I. Sarkar* (Under review in “Physica Status Solidi B”).
  • “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).
  • “Complex Concentrated Coatings: Effect of Processing Route on Microstructural and Mechanical Properties”, Rakesh B Nair, HS Arora, Priya Mandal, HS Grewal, "Materials Letters" (2018).
  • “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).
  • “Ultrasonic Cavitation Erosion-Corrosion Behavior of Friction Stir Processed Stainless Steel”, Karthikeyan Selvam, Priya Mandal, Harpreet Singh Grewal, Harpreet Singh Arora, "Ultrasonics Sonochemistry" (2018).
  • “Thermodynamics of the interaction of ionic liquids with lipid monolayer”, G. Bhattacharya, S.Mitra, P. Mandal, S. Dutta, R. P. Giri and S. K. Ghosh, "Biophysical Reviews" (2018).
  • “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 and R. Mukhopadhyay, "Soft Matter" (2017).