People

Shashikant Patole, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellows

Research Interests

Dr. Patole’s research interests are in synthesis, characterization and applications of SP2 hybridized carbon materials particularly carbon nanotubes and graphene. His research is mainly targeted the understanding of CNTs and graphene growth mechanism using chemical vapor deposition for the better manipulation of these materials toward the targeted applications.

Selected Publications

  • Large work function difference driven electron transfer from electrides to single-walled carbon nanotubes
    M.M. Menamparambath, J.H. Park, H.S. Yoo, S.P. Patole, J.B. Yoo, S.W. Kim and S. Baik
    Nanoscale 6, 8844, (2014)

  • Reliability Enhancement of Germanium Nanowires Using Graphene as a Protective Layer: Aspect of Thermal Stability
    J.H. Lee, S.H. Choi, S.P. Patole, Y. Jang, K. Heo, W.J. Joo, J.B. Yoo, S.W Hwang and D. Whang
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 6, 5069, (2014)
  • Deposition of Cu2ZnSnS4 thin films by magnetron sputtering and subsequent sulphurization
    A. Khalkar, K.S. Lim, S.M. Yu, S.P. Patole and J.B. Yoo
    Electron. Mater. Lett.  10, 43, (2014)

  • Field emission properties of a graphene/polymer composite
    S.P. Patole, J.H. Lee, J.H. Park, S.M. Yu, V.G. Makotchenko, A.S. Nazarov, V.E. Fedorov, D.W. Shin, P.S. Alegaonkar, M.A. More and J.B. Yoo
    J. Nanosci. Nanotechno.  13, 7689, (2013)
  • Filtration-wet transferred transparent conducting films of mm long carbon nanotubes grown using water-assisted chemical vapor deposition
    S.P. Patole, D.W. Shin, B. Fugetsu and J.B. Yoo
    J. Nanosci. Nanotechno. 13, 7413, (2013)

  • Effect of buffer layer deposition on diameter and alignment of carbon nanotubes in water-assisted chemical vapor deposition
    S.P. Patole, J.H. Jeong, S.M. Yu, H.J. Kim, I.T. Han and J.B. Yoo
    Appl. Surf. Sci.  271, 32, (2013)
  • The synthesis of vertically-aligned carbon nanotubes on an aluminum foil laminated on stainless steel
    S.P. Patole, H.I. Kim, J.H. Jung, A.S. Patole, H.J. Kim, I.T. Han, V.N. Bhoraskar and J.B. Yoo
    Carbon 49, 3522, (2011)

  • Buffer layer mediated catalytic deactivation effect on carbon nanotube growth
    S.P. Patole, S.M. Yu, D.W. Shin, H.J. Kim, K.W. Kwon and J.B. Yoo
    J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 43, 95304, (2010)
  • Kinetics of catalyst size dependant carbon nanotube growth by growth interruption studies
    S.P. Patole, H.K. Kim, J.B. Choi, Y.J. Kim, S.H. Baik and J.B. Yoo
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 94101, (2010)

  • CNT growth using electron beam direct writable catalyst
    S.P. Patole, A.S. Patole, D.S. Rhen, M. Shahid, D.J. Kang, T.H. Kim and J.B. Yoo
    Nanotechnolgy 20, 315302, (2009)
  • Education

    • Ph.D., Nano Science, SKKU Advanced Institute of Nanotechnology, Sungkuynkwan University, Suwon, Republic of Korea, 2009
    • M.Phil., Physics, Department of Physics, University of Pune, Pune, India, 2005
    • M.Sc., Physics, Department of Physics, University of Pune, Pune, Indi, 2003

    Professional Profile

    • 2013-Present: Post-Doctoral Fellow KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
    • 2011-2013: Research Professor at School of Advanced Materials Science and Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, Republic of Korea
    • 2010-2011: Post-Doctoral Researcher at SKKU Advanced Institute of Nanotechnology, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, Republic of Korea
    • 2007-2010: Research Fellow at SKKU Advanced Institute of Nanotechnology, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, Republic of Korea
    • 2006-2007: Assistant Professor, National Defense Academy, Khadkwasla, Pune, India
    • 2004-2006: Junior Research Fellow at Department of Physics, University of Pune, Pune, India

    Awards

    • Best Poster Award GCR Symposium, KAUST, Thuwal Saudi Arabia
    • Best Poster Award in IEEE Nano, Seoul, Korea
    • Gold Medal (Best Student Award), The Graduate School, Department of Nano Science and Technology, Sugkyunkwan University, Korea
    • Bronze Medal, Samsung Human-Tech Thesis Prize, Samsung, Korea
    • Silver Medal, BK21, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
    • Best Paper Presentation Award in International Conference SAMPADA, Pune
    • Subramanian Prize, Best all round student in Department of Physics, University of Pune, Indian Physics Teacher’s Association Award

    KAUST Affiliations

    Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)