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Work: Optical fiber sensors
Biographical: CURRICULUM VITAE SANDIPAN M. NALAWADE Contact Address C/o Chandrakant Kande, Flat No. 14, E-Wing, Haridas Society, Opp. CWPRS, Kolhewadi, Khadakwasla, Pune-411024 Email: Personal Details (1) Date Of Birth : 05 March, 1983 (2) Nationality : Indian (3) Marital Status : Single (4) Languages : English, Hindi , Marathi (5) Phone No. : 09527461766, 07588874127 Permanent Address: H. No. 828, At-Pirale, Tal-Malshiras, Dist-Solapur Pin-413 114 Maharashtra, India. Educational Details: Ph. D., “PMPCF for Sensing Applications” Ph. D. Thesis Submitted on 14 Feb, 2012. DIAT(DU), Pune, India M.Sc, Physics 2006 University of Pune First Class, 6.1 CGPA, ‘A’ Grade B.Sc, Physics 2004 University of Pune First Class with Distinction, 73 % XIIth 2001 Pune Board First Class, 69% Xth 1999 Pune Board First Class, 67 % Description of Employment/ Research Experience: Designation: Asst. Professor Period: 01/06/2012 to till Employer: ZES’s, Dnyanganga College of Engineering and Research, Narhe, Pune. Designation: Senior Research Fellow, DRDO Period: 12-02-2009 to 12-02-2012 Employer: Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (Deemed University) Formerly IAT (DRDO Establishment) Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India. Designation: Junior Research Fellow, DRDO Period: 12-02-2007 to 11-02-2009 Employer: Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (Deemed University) Formerly IAT (DRDO Establishment) Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India. Work Experience: 5.5 years of teaching and research experience. Taught fiber optics course to various technical service courses for Navy, Army and Airforce. Assisted 10 M.Tech. projects and also involved in setting of new experiments for M.Tech. laboratory practical. Parallel to this carried out research work in field of fiber optic sensors for Ph.D. Also conducted the experiments of low and high power fiber lasers. Laboratory Skills: Hands on state-of-the-art instruments/equipment related to optical fibers viz. Fusion Splicer, Optical Spectrum Analyzer, Nd-YAG laser system, OTDR, Power Meters, Laser sources etc. Also associated with ongoing M. Tech. projects related to fiber optics. Computer Skills: • Operating System: Windows • Programming: C, FORTRAN, MatLab, MathCAD • Softwares: LabVIEW 8.0 with data acquisition Publications: References: Dr. (Mrs.) Harneet V Thakur, Sc ‘E’, Ph.D Guide ARDE,DRDO, Pune, India. Email: Dr. R. B. Sharma Joint Director, Directorate of Personnel, DRDO (HQ), Ministry of Defence, DRDO Bhavan, New Delhi, India-110011. Email:
Favourite Publications: International Journals: 1. Sandipan M. Nalawade, sagar S Harnol and Harneet V Thakur, “Temperature and strain independent modal interferometric torsion sensor using photonic crystal fiber”, IEEE Sensors Journal, 12, 2614-1625, 2012. 2. Harneet V. Thakur, Sandipan M. Nalawade, Swati Gupta, Rohini Kitture and Sangeeta N. Kale, “Photonic crystal Fiber Injected with Fe3O4 Nanofluid for Magnetic Field Detection”, Applied Physics Letters, 99, 161101-1-3, 2011. 3. Sandipan M. Nalawade and Harneet V Thakur, “Photonic crystal fiber strain independent temperature sensing based on modal interferometer”, IEEE, Photonics Technology Letters, 23, 1600-1602, 2011. 4. Sandipan M. Nalawade, Narendra Mahra, Harneet Gahir Thakur and K. T. V. Grattan, “Delamination Detection in Glass Composites using Embedded Hi-Bi Photonic Crystal Fiber”, Journal of Smart Materials and Structures , 20, 055023-1-7, 2011. 5. Harneet V Thakur and Sandipan M. Nalawade, “Polarisation Maintaining Photonic Crystal Fiber Sensor Embedded in Carbon Composite for Structural Health Monitoring”, Measurement, 44, 847-851, 2011. 6. Harneet Gahir Thakur, Sandipan M. Nalawade, Yogesh Saxena and K. T. V. Grattan, “All Fiber Embedded PM-PCF Vibration Sensor for Structural Health Monitoring of Composite”, Journal of Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 167, 204-212, 2011. 7. Harneet Gahir Thakur, Sandipan Nalawade, “Polarisation Maintaining Index-guiding Photonic Crystal Fiber sensor for slowly varying pressure measurement”, Journal of Optics and Laser Technology, 42, 1139-1144, 2010. 8. B B Padhy, Haftay Abadi Gebru, Sandipan M Nalawade, “Optimization of intragrating sensing using fiber Bragg grating”, International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology (IJEST), 3, 416-420, 2011. International Conferences: 1. Yogesh Shinde, Harneet K. Gahir and S. M. Nalawade, “Theoretical Study of dynamic pressure sensing for tsunami detection using photonic crystal fiber polarimetric sensor”, Proceedings of International Conference on sensors and sensor networks, PP 36-38, Dec 12-14, 2007, VIT University, Vellore. 2. Anshuman J. Das, S. M. Nalawade, B. B. Padhy and Harneet V. Thakur, “Narrowband Fiber Laser Using Single Coupler Resonator With Reflector”, International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics, PP 189, Dec. 2008, IIT, Delhi. 3. S. K. Shriharsha, Harneet V. Thakur, B. B. Padhy, S. M. Nalawade, S. Kher and S. M. Oak, “Behavior of Long Period Gratings inscribed in Polarization Maintaining PANDA Fiber for Temperature Sensing”, International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics, pp. 301, Dec. 2008, IIT, Delhi. 4. G. Purohit, B. B. Padhy, S. M. Nalawade and Harneet V. Thakur “Optical Switching by Long Period Grating Inscribed in Panda Fiber for Application in Fiber Communication”, OSA’s Annual meeting on Frontiers in Optics, Oct 2009, San Jose, California, USA. 5. Gagandeep Purohit, Harneet V. Thakur, B. B. Padhy and S. M. Nalawade, “Inscription and Analysis of Special Long Period Grating as Low Cost Replacement for Fiber Bragg Grating For Application in Fiber Communication”, International Conference on Optics and Photonics (ICOP), Nov-2009, Chandigarh, India. 6. Sandipan Nalawade, Narendra Mahra, Harneet Gahir Thakur and K. T. V. Grattan, “Damage Detection of Composites using Embedded Hi-Bi PCF”, International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics, IIT, Guwahati, 11-15 Dec, 2010. 7. Swati Gupta, Sandipan M. Nalawade, Shadie Hatamie H.V. Thakur and S.N. Kale, “ Sensitive, Weak Magnetic Field Sensor Based on Cobalt Nanoparticles Deposited in Micro-Tunnels of PM-PCF Optical Fiber”, International Conference on Optics’ 11, 23-25 May 2011, NIT, Calicut, Kerala, AIP Conference Proceedings, 1391, 437-439, 2011. (Received Best Paper Presentation Award). 8. Alokesh Das, Sandipan M. Nalawade and Harneet V. Thakur, “A Novel and Compact Modal Interferometer for Strain Sensing with Wide Linear Range using PMPCF, AIP Conference Proceedings, 1391, 344-346, 2011.

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