Prof. Pankaj R. Sagdeo


  • Prof. Pankaj Ramesh Sagdeo was born and brought up in India’s most beautiful city of Nagpur.
  • He completed his Bachelor’s degree in 1999 from Nagpur University, Nagpur.
  • After that, he did his Masters from the University of Pune, Pune in 2001. 
  • For his doctoral work, he demonstrates the structural origin and importance of strain responsible for various electronic and magnetic phases observed in Perovskite Oxides from UGC-DAE CSR INDORE in the year 2007.
  • Along with this, he worked as a Research Associate at UGC-DAE CSR INDORE on the topic “Study of the electronic structure of Ca doped LaMnO3 using PES beamline BL-2 on INDUS-1 Synchrotron x-ray source” and “Design and development of XMCD beamline on INDUS-2 Synchrotron x-ray source” in 2007-2008.


  • After completing Ph.D. Prof. Sagdeo Joined Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) in 2008 as a Scientific Officer-D where he set up the state of the art coating facilities for optical and neutron mirror applications at BARC and proudly published first research publication from BARC/DAE Visakhapatnam.
  • In June 2012 Prof. Sagdeo joined the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Indore as an Assistant Professor.
  • In IIT Indore Prof. Sagdeo is involved in Research, Teaching and established a Material Research Laboratory which works on the physics of highly correlated electron system, quantum confinements in nanocrystalline systems and scientific instrumentation development.
  • More than 100 research papers published P.R. Sagdeo – Google Scholar Profile.
  • Prof. Sagdeo is having a strong hold on various important sample characterization techniques and working as a referee for various scientific journals of AIP, IOP, Elsevier, MRS, Wiley, Springer, etc.


  • Professor, Department of Physics
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