Pandit Deendayal Energy University,
Dr. Abhijit Ray is an Associate Professor at Pandit Deendayal Energy University (PDEU) and currently heading the Department of Solar Energy. Dr. Ray obtained his doctoral degree in the field of experimental condensed matter physics from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (India) in 2003. He was post-doctoral researcher with Department of Atomic Energy (India) during 2003-04 following which he served Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra as Lecturer in Physics before joining PDEU as Assistant Professor in 2007. He has been visiting professor at Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan during 2015-16. His current research is focused on the development of commercially viable materials and devices for photovoltaic and green hydrogen generation. He has been principal investigator of various funded research projects from DRDO, DST and MNRE (Govt. of India); published more than 95 papers in SCI indexed journals and has four Indian patents.