Kiran Dasari

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Kiran Dasari
Postdoctoral Research Associate
2068 ECE Building
306 North Wright Street
Urbana Illinois 61801



  • Ph.D. in Chemical Physics from University of Puerto Rico, PR USA in 2017
  • Masters in nanotechnology from VIT University, Vellore, India in 2009

Academic Positions

  • Visiting Scientist at Max Born Institute, Berlin, Germany during 2009
  • Research Assistant at Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore, India during 2009-2010
  • Graduate Research Assistant, University of Puerto Rico, PR USA 2010-2017
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate at University of Puerto Rico, PR USA in 2017
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL USA from 2017 to till date


Other Professional Employment

  • President, MRS University chapter, University of Puerto Rico, PR, 2016-2018
  • YP Chair, IEEE YoungProfessionals, Central Illinois Section, 2018-2019

Research Interests

  • Thin film fabrication and characterization
  • Molecular beam epitaxy
  • Rare-earth doped III-nitride nanostructures
  • III-nitride based device fabrication

Research Areas

  • Microelectronic and photonic device modeling
  • Nano-photonics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Power electronics
  • Semiconductor electronic devices
  • Semiconductor lasers and photonic devices
  • Semiconductor materials
  • Sprintronics

Chapters in Books

Selected Articles in Journals

Professional Societies

  • MRS
  • IEEE