Dr. Sadhu Sai Pavan Prashanth

Assistant Professor

E-mail: saiprashanth@iiitdm.ac.in | Room No: 219-B


Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning. Postdoctoral fellow - Indian Institute of Technology Madras & University of Montpellier, France (Indo-French CEFIPRA Project)


Research Interests

  1. Multifunctional Materials, Ferroelectric and Multiferroic Composites and Thin Films, Correlated Oxides for Optoelectronic and Spintronic Applications

Honours + Awards + Recognitions

  1. Gold Medal in B. Sc. (Hons. in Physics) - 2012

  2. Gold Medal in M. Sc. (Physics) - 2014

  3. Sakura Science Exchange Fellowship for Asian Youth, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan - 2016

Work Experience


  1. Post-Doctoral Fellow in CEFIPRA funded Indo-French Project, A joint project between Indian Institute of Technology Madras and University of Montpellier, France. From 10/2020 to 03/2022

Journal Publications

  1. 1. Chelli Sai Manohar, B Siva Kumar, Sai Pavan Prashanth Sadhu, Sai Krishna Srimadh, V Sai Muthukumar, S Venketesh, KBR Varma. Novel Lead-free biocompatible piezoelectric Hydroxyapatite (HA)–BCZT (Ba0.85Ca0.15Zr0.1Ti0.9O3) nanocrystal composites for bone regeneration. Nanotechnology Reviews, 8 (1) 61-78, (2019).

  2. 2. Sai Pavan Prashanth Sadhu, Martando Rath, Saikiran Posam, Sai Muthukumar V., M. S. Ramachandra Rao and K. B. R. Varma. Large nonlinear refraction in pulsed laser deposited BCZT thin films on quartz substrates. Journal of the Optical Society of America B 35 (10), 2625-2632 (2018).

  3. 3. Sai Pavan Prashanth Sadhu, Sai Muthukumar V., P. W. Jaschin, S. Perumbilavil, A. R. Thomas, P. Reji and K. B. R. Varma. Nonlinear optical properties of lead-free ferroelectric nanostructured perovskite. Applied Physics B, 124 (10), 200 (2018).

  4. 4. Sai Pavan Prashanth Sadhu, S. Siddabattuni, V. S. Muthukumar and K. B. R. Varma Enhanced dielectric properties and energy storage density of surface engineered BCZT/PVDF-HFP nanodielectrics. Journal of Material Science: Materials in Electronics 29, 6174–6182 (2018).

  5. 5. Pamarti Viswanath, Sai Pavan Prashanth Sadhu, V. Sai Muthukumar, Muralikrishna Molli, Jaschin Prem Wicram. Optical and vibrational spectroscopy of Ba0.85Ca0.15Zr0.1Ti0.9O3 modified lithium borate glass ceramics. AIP conference proceedings 1942 (1), 070035, (2018).

  6. 6. Sai Pavan Prashanth Sadhu, Tukaram Shet, B.K. Abhijit, Akash Pradhan, Muralikrishna Molli, V. Sai Muthukumar, K.B.R. Varma, Linear and nonlinear optical properties of Tellurium Vanadate (Te2V2O9). Optical Materials 69, 128-133, (2017).

  7. 7. G. Krishna Prasad, S. Sai Pavan Prashanth, S. Srivastava, G. Nageswara Rao, D. Rajesh Babu Synthesis, characterization, second and third order non-linear optical properties and luminescence properties of 1,10-phenanthroline-2,9-di(carboxaldehyde phenylhydrazone) and its transition metal complexes. Open Chemistry 15 (1), 283-292 (2017).

  8. 8. Sai Pavan Prashanth Sadhu, Sasidhar Siddabattuni, Bharathi Ponraj, Muralikrishna Molli, V. Sai Muthukumar, K. B. R. Varma., Enhanced dielectric properties and energy storage density of interface controlled ferroelectric BCZT-epoxy nanocomposites. Composite Interfaces, 24(7), 663-675 (2017).

Conference Publications

  1. 1. Sadhu Sai Pavan Prashanth, Tukaram S, Akash Pradhan, Abhijit B K, Muralikrishna Molli, Sai Muthukumar V, KBR Varma. Nonlinear optical properties of Relaxor Ferroelectric material: Tellurium Vanadate, Recent Advances in Optical Sciences (RAOS), May 2016, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad.

  2. 2. Pranav. L, Saai Harini R, Sai Pavan Prashanth Sadhu, D. Easwaramoorthy, Sai Muthukumar V. Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of Electronic Structure of Transition Metal Doped Bismuth Titanate Nanostructures, International Conference on Materials Science and Technology (ICMST) June 2016, Kerala.

  3. 3. Sai Pavan Prashanth Sadhu, Bharathi P, Krishna Prasad G, Rajesh Babu Dandamudi, Siddabattuni Sasidhar, Sai Muthukumar V, K. B. R. Varma. Enhanced Dielectric Properties of BCZT-PVDF Polymer Composites with Graphene Oxide inclusion, International Conference on Technologically Advanced Materials –Asian Meeting on Ferroelectrics 10 (ICTAM-AMF10), November 2016, University of Delhi.

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