Ph.D. : Indian Institute of Technology Madras (2014)
M.Sc. : Indian Institute of Technology Madras (2006)
B.Sc. : University of Allahabad (2004)
Research Interests : Magnetism and Ferroics, Superconductivity, Crystallography, Ab-initio Calculations based on DFT, Low Dimensional Materials Solar Cell Materials and Physics,

Publications

  • Reena Goyal, Brajesh Tiwari, Rajveer Jha, and V. P. S Awana, ‘Specific heat of robust Nb2PdS5 superconductor’ J. Sup. Novel. Mag. 28, 1427-1432 (2015). http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10948-015-2961-5 . (I.F =0.909)

  • Brajesh Tiwari, M. S. Ramachandra Rao, Ambesh Dixit, ‘Ground state electronic and magnetic properties of LaCrO3 system’ Advanced Materials Research 585, 274 (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.585.274

  • P. Thiyagarajan, Brajesh Tiwari, M. Kottaisamy, N. Rama and M. S. Ramachandra Rao, ‘UV excitable Y2-x-yGdySiO5:Cex phosphors for cool white light emission’ Applied Physics A, 94, 607 (2009). http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00339-008-4861-z (I.F.=1.704)

  • Brajesh Tiwari, Rajveer Jha and V.P.S. Awana ‘Magnetotransport studies of FeSe under hydrostatic pressure’ AIP Advances 4, 067139 (2014). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4885473 (I.F =1.59)

  • Rajveer Jha, Brajesh Tiwari, V.P.S. Awana ‘Impact of hydrostatic pressure on superconductivity of Sr0.5La0.5FBiS2’, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 83 063707 (2014). http://dx.doi.org/10.7566/JPSJ.83.063707 (I.F.=1.585)

  • Sumithra Sivadas Menon, Sayantani Sen, Pallabi Pramanik, Anirban Bhattacharyya, Bhavana Gupta, Brajesh Tiwari, K. Baskar and Shubra Singh, ‘Anomalous red emission with competition and coexistence of defect and band edge emission in photo-electrochemically active (Zn0.97Ga0.03)(O0.95N0.05) solid Solution’ RSC Advances 6, 103081 (2016). http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6RA21078C (I.F =3.289)

  • Brajesh Tiwari, Reena Goyal, Rajveer Jha, Ambesh Dixit and V. P. S. Awana, ‘PdTe a 4.5K Type-II BCS Superconductor’ Supercond. Sci. Technol. 28, 055008 (2015) IoP. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0953-2048/28/5/055008 (I.F =2.235)

  • Prince Babbar, Brajesh Tiwari, Bhagyesh Purohit, Aleksandr Ivanishchev, Alexei Churikov and Ambesh Dixit "Charge/discharge characteristics of Jahn–Teller distorted nanostructured orthorhombic and monoclinic Li2MnSiO4 cathode materials" RSC Advances, 7, 22990 (2017) http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlehtml/2017/ra/c7ra02840g (I.F.=3.289)

  • C. R Kumaran, Brajesh Tiwari, Maneesh Chandran, S. S Bhattacharya, M. S. Ramachandra Rao, ‘Effect of temperature on the stability of diamond particles and continuous thin films by Raman imaging’, Journal of Nanoparticle Research 15, 1 (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11051-013-1509-5 (I.F.=2.183)

  • Sandhya Dwevedi and Brajesh Tiwari, ‘Magnetic and Transport studies on nanocrystalline Fe73.5Si13.5B8CuNb2VAl ribbon’, Physica B: Condensed Matter 407, 589 (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2012.06.057 (I.F.=1.319)

  • Rajveer Jha, Brajesh Tiwari, V. P. S. Awana ‘Hydrostatic Pressure Studies on Parent Phase SrFBiS2 of BiS2-based Superconducting Family’ J. Phys. Soc. Jpn 83, 105001 (2014). http://dx.doi.org/10.7566/JPSJ.83.105001 (I.F =1.585)

  • Brajesh Tiwari, M. Krishna Surendra and M. S. Ramachandra Rao,‘Magnetic phases of erbium orthochromite’ Mater. Res. Express 1, 036102 (2014). http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/1/3/036102. (I.F=0.968)

  • Suchita Dhankhar, Kapil Gupta, Gopal Bhalerao, Neeraj Shukla, Maneesh Chandran, Bellarmine Francis, Brajesh Tiwari, K. Baskar and Shubra Singh, ‘Anomalous room temperature magnetoresistance in brownmillerite Ca2Fe2O5’ RSC Advances, 5, 92549 (2015). http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C5RA16955K (I.F =3.289)

  • Brajesh Tiwari, M. Krishna Surendra and M. S. Ramachandra Rao, ‘HoCrO3 and YCrO3: a comparative study’ J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 25, 216004 (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0953-8984/25/21/216004 (I.F.=2.346)

  • Maneesh Chandran, Brajesh Tiwari, C. R Kumaran, Sunil K. Samji, S. S. Bhattacharya, M. S. Ramachandra Rao, ‘Integration of perovskite PZT thin films on diamond substarte without buffer layer’ J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 45, 202001 (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0022-3727/45/20/202001 (I.F.=2.721)

  • Rajveer Jha, Brajesh Tiwari, VPS Awana ‘Appearance of bulk Superconductivity under Hydrostatic Pressure in Sr0.5RE0.5FBiS2 (RE = Ce, Nd, Pr and Sm) new compounds’ J. App. Phys. 117, 013901 (2015). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4905391(I.F =2.183)

  • Sunil Kumar Samji, Brajesh Tiwari, M. Krishna Surendra and M. S. Ramachandra Rao, ‘Light induced phase change in Cu2-xZn1.3SnS4 thin films’ Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 152106 (2014). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4871705 (I.F =3.303)

  • S. Dwevedi, M. K. Dahilya and Brajesh Tiwari ‘Structural, Magnetic, and Transport Properties of NiTiIr Shape Memory Alloy’ J. Sup. Novel. Mag. 1-4 (2016). http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10948-016-3515-1 (I.F =0.909)

  • Brajesh Tiwari, A. Dixit R. Naik, G. Lawes and M. S. Ramachandra Rao ‘Dielectric and optical phonon anomalies near antiferromagnetic ordering in LaCrO3: A possible near room temperature magnetodielectric system’ Appl. Phys. Lett. 103,152906 (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4824919 (I.F.=3.302)

  • K. Saravana Kumar, C. Venkateswaran, D. Kannan, Brajesh Tiwari, M. S. Ramachandra Rao, ‘Mechanical milling assisted synthesis of Ba–Mn co-substituted BiFeO3 ceramics and their properties’ J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 45, 415302 (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0022-3727/45/41/415302 (I.F.=2.721)

  • Brajesh Tiwari, A. Dixit, R. Naik, G. Lawes and M. S. Ramachandra Rao, ‘Magnetostructural and magnetocaloric properties of bulk LaCrO3 system’ Mater. Res. Express 2, 026103 (2015), IoP http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/2/2/026103 (I.F =0.968)

  • Dharmendra Kumar Singh, Brajesh Tiwari, Rajveer Jha, H. Kishan and V. P. S. Awana, ‘Role of hidden MgO on the superconducting properties of MgB2’Physica C: Superconductivity and its Applications http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physc.2014.06.004 (I.F =0.942)

  • Bhagwati Prasad Bahuguna, L. K. Saini, Brajesh Tiwari and R. O. Sharma, ‘Electric field induced insulator to metal transition in a buckled GaAs monolayer’ RSC Advances 6, 52920 (2016). http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6RA07415D (I.F =3.289)

  • Brajesh Tiwari, A. Pal, V. P. S Awana ‘Anomalous magnetism of Pr in PrCoAsO’ AIP Advances, 4, 017120 (2014). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4862777 (I.F.=1.59)

  • Reena Goyal, Brajesh Tiwari, Rajveer Jha, and V. P. S Awana ‘Superconductivity at 4.4 K in PdTe2-chains of Heavy Transition Metal Based Layered Compound Ta2Pd0.97Te6’ J. Sup. Novel. Mag. 28, 1195-1198 (2015). http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10948-014-2712-z (I.F =0.909)

  • Sandhya Dwevedi and Brajesh Tiwari ‘Martensitic transformations and magnetocaloric effect in Sn-doped NiMnIn shape memory alloy’ J. Alloys Compd. 540, 16 (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2012.06.057 (I.F.=2.999)

  • Shubra Singh, P. Thiyagarajan, K. Mohan Kant, S. Tirupathiah, Brajesh Tiwari, N. Rama, M. M. K. Samy and M. S. Ramachandra Rao, Topical Review: ‘Structural and physical properties of ZnO based materials in various forms: Bulk, thin film and nano’ J. Phys.D: Applied Physics, 40, 6312 (2007). http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0022-3727/40/20/S15 (I.F.=2.721)

  • Brajesh Tiwari, B. B. Prasad, R. Jha, D. K. Singh, V. P. S. Awana ‘Superconductivity at 4 K in Pd deficient layered Ta2PdxS6’ J. Sup. Novel. Mag. 27, 2181-2183 (2014). http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10948-014-2631-z (I.F =0.909)

  • Rajveer Jha, Brajesh Tiwari, Poonam Rani, H. Kishan and V.P.S. Awana, ‘Robust superconductivity with large upper critical field in Nb2PdS5’ J. Appl. Phys. 115, 213903 (2014). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4881278 (I.F.=2.183)

  • Reena Goyal, Rajveer Jha, Brajesh Tiwari, Ambesh Dixit and V P S Awana ‘Impact of Ni doping on critical parameters of PdTe superconductor’ Supercond. Sci. Technol. 29, 75008 (2016) IoP. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0953-2048/29/7/075008 (I.F =2.235)

Research

  • Ph.D. in Physics at Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India Thesis title: Structural, optical and magnetic properties of LnCrO3 (Ln = La, Gd, Dy, Ho, Y and Er). Awarded: 21st March 2014 Supervisor: Prof. M. S. Ramachandra Rao http://www.physics.iitm.ac.in/~msrrao/

  • M.Sc. in Physics at Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India Thesis title: UV excitable Y2-x-yGdySiO5:Cex phosphors for cool white light emission (July 2004 to July 2006)

  • Visiting Research Scholar, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Wayne State University, Detroit (June-July 2009), USA "Magnetoelectric and Multiferroics"

  • Post-doctoral Fellow, Quantum Phenomenon and Application Division, National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi India (October 2013 to December 2014) Search for New Superconductor

Teaching

  • January 2016 to May 2016 (SV NIT- Surat): MP-302: Mathematical Physics (Course coordinator) for Integrated MSc Physics -3rd year, MP-204: Condensed Matter Physics (Lab coordinator and instructor) for Integrated M.Sc Physics and Chemistry-2rd year, ASP102ABC(P): Engineering Physics (Lab instructor) for 1rd year B.Tech

  • July 2015 to December 2015 (SV NIT- Surat): MP-203:Modern Physics and Physical Optics (Course Coordinator) for Integrated M.Sc Physics and Chemistry -2rd year, MP-203: Modern Physics and Physical Optics (Lab coordinator and instructor) for Integrated M.Sc Physics and Chemistry -2rd yea)

  • January 2015 to May 2015 (SV NIT- Surat): MP-302: Mathematical Physics (Course Coordinator) for Integrated MSc Physics -3rd year, MP-204: Condensed Matter Physics (Lab coordinator and instructor) for Integrated M.Sc Physics-2rd year

  • July 2016- December 2016: (IITRAM - Ahmedabad): PH-1001: Physics-I (part of lectures and tutorials ) for B.Tech-1st year All branches