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P. Chakrabarti M.Tech., Ph.D.
Senior Member IEEE
Associate Editor, Journal of Electronic Materials-Springer

Professor (HAG), Electronics Engineering, IIT(BHU),Varanasi
Residence : P-5, New Medical Enclave, BHU, Varanasi 221005
Phone (off.) :+91 - 542 - 2307010, 2307072
Phone (Res.) :+91-542-2369301, 2308318, 9451938297 (Mob.)
Email: pchakrabarti.ece@itbhu.ac.in ; pchakra@bhu.ac.in

Former Director,
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT), Allahabad.

Research Areas
  • Modeling and Simulation of Semiconductor Devices
  • Analysis and Design of Optoelectronic Integrated Circuit (OEIC)
  • Free-space Optical Communication
  • Radiation Effects in Electronic Devices and Circuits
  • Design and Development of Mid-infrared (MIR)Optical Sources & Detectors
  • Fabrication and Characterization of Flexible Electronic and Photonic Components based on Organic Polymers
  • Fabrication and Characterization of Nanoelectronic and Nanophotonic Devices based on Low-cost Materials

Sponsored Projects

  • Computer simulation of heterojunction solid-state photodetectors for fiber optic communication systems sponsored by Department of Science and Technology (Completed)
  • Computer aided modeling of some high speed photodetectors for optical communication systems sponsored by SERC, Department of Science and Technology (Completed)
  • Analysis and Simulation of Photodetectors for mid-infrared Applications , sponsored by CSIR (Completed)
  • Establishment of New National MEMS Design Centres sponsored by ADA, Ministry of Defence (on going)
  • Design and Development of Low-cost Plastic Devices for Electronic and Photonic Applications sponsored by ER & IPR, DRDO

Recent Publications (selected):

1. Sajal Agarwal, Pushpa Giri, Y.K. Prajapati and P. Chakrabarti, ‘Effect of Surface Roughness on the Performance of Optical SPR Sensor for sucrose detection: Fabrication, Characterization and Simulation Study," IEEE Sensor Journal (in press) (I.F.=1.889) 

2. P. Singh, S. Srivasatva, P. Chakrabarti and S.K. Singh, “Nanosilica based electrochemical biosensor: A novel approach for the detection of platelet-derived microparticles,” Sensors and Actuators B, vol.240, pp322-329, 2017.(I.F.= 4.758)

3. Lucky Agarwal, Shweta Tripathi and P. Chakrabarti, “Fabrication and characterization of Pd/Cu doped ZnO/Si and Ni/Cu doped ZnO/Si Schottky Diodes,” Thin Solid Films, vol.612, pp259-266, 2016. (I.F. =1.888)

4. Shashikant Sharma, C. Periasamy and P. Chakrabarti, “Thickness dependent study of RF sputtered ZnO thin films for Optoelectronic Device Applications,” Electronic Materials Letters, vol. 11, pp1093-1101, 2015. (I.F. =3.977)

5. Aditi Srivastava and P. Chakrabarti, ‘An Organic Schottky Diode (OSD) Based on a-Silicon/Polycarbazole Contact,” Synthetic Metals, vol.207, pp96-101, 2015 (I.F.=2.256)

6. Kumar Shubham and P. Chakrabarti, “Fabrication and characterization of TiO2 and TiO2-SiO2 thin films based MIS structure by using LTAVD technique,” Electronic Materials Letters, vol.10, pp579-584, 2014. (I.F.=3.977)

7. C. Periasamy and P. Chakrabarti, “Effect of temperature on the electrical characteristics of nanostructured n-ZnO/p-Si heterojunction diode,” Science of Advanced Materials, vol-5, pp1384-1391, 2013. (I.F.=2.908)

8. Shashi Tiwari, A.K. Singh, L. Joshi, P. Chakrabarti, W. Takashima, K. Kaneto and Rajiv Prakash, “Poly-3 hexylthiophene based organic field-effect-transistor: Detection of low concentration ammonia,” Sensors and Actuators B, vol.171-172, pp962-968, 2012. (I.F=4.758)

9. C. Periasamy and P. Chakrabarti, “Time-dependent degradation of Pt/ZnO nanoneedle rectifying contact based piezoelectric nanogenerator,” J. Appl. Phys., vol. 109, pp 054306 (1-7), 2011. (I.F.=2.259)

10. A.K. Singh, P. Chakrabarti and Rajiv Prakash, “Electronic Properties and Photoresponse of Polycarbazole-Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposite/Aluminum Schottky Diode” IEEE Electron Dev. Letts. vol. 32 (5), pp 593-595, 2011. (I.F.=3.023)

11. Ghusoon M. Ali and P. Chakrabarti, “Effect of Thermal Treatment on the Performance of ZnO based Metal-Insulator-Semiconductor Ultraviolet Photodetectors,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 97, pp1-3, 2010. (I.F.=3.794)

12. Ghusoon M. Ali and P. Chakrabarti, “Performance of ZnO Based Ultraviolet Photodetectors under Varying Thermal Treatment,” IEEE Photonics Journal, vol.2, pp783-793, 2010. (I.F.=2.320)

13. Ghusoon M. Ali and P. Chakrabarti, "ZnO-based interdigited MSM and MISIM ultraviolet photodetectors,” J. Physics D, vol.43, 415103, 2010. (I.F.=2.521)

14. Arun K.umar Singh, A.D.D. Dwivedi and P. Chakrabarti and Rajiv Prakash, “Electronic and Optical Properties of Electrochemically Polymerized Polycarbazole/Aluminum Schottky Diodes,” J. Applied Physics, vol.105, pp114506-1-1145065-5, 2009. (I.F.=2.259)

15. A.K. Singh, Rajiv Prakash, A.D.D. Dwivedi and P. Chakrabarti, “Electronic Properties and Junction behaviour of Polyanthranilic Acid/Metal Contacts,” IEEE Electron Device Letters, vol. 29, pp. 571-574, 2008. (I.F.=3.023)

16. A.D.D. Dwivedi and P. Chakrabarti, “Modelling and Analysis of Photoconductive detectors based on Hg1-xCdxTe for free space optical Communication,” Optical and Quantum Electronics, 39, pp 627-641, 2007. (I.F.=1.708)

17. P. Chakrabarti and R.K. Lal, “A comparison of dominant recombination mechanisms in n-type InAsSb materials,” Progress in Crystal Growth and Characterization of Materials, 52, pp33-39, 2006. (I.F.=1.476)

18. P. Chakrabarti, P. Kalra, S. Agarwal, G. Gupta and N. Menon, "Design and analysis of a single HBT based optical receiver front-end,” Solid-State Electronics, 49, pp1396-1404, 2005. (I.F.=1.514)

19. P. Chakrabarti, A. Krier, X. L. Huang and P. Fenge, “Fabrication and Characterisation of an InAs0.96Sb0.04 Photodetector for Mid-Infrared (MIR) Applications,” IEEE Electron Device Letters, 25, pp283-285, 2004. (I.F.=3.023)

20. P. Chakrabarti, B. N. Tiwari and S. Kumar, "Noise behaviour of an optically controlled GaAs MESFET," IEEE J Lightwave Technology, 22, pp534-542, 2004. (I.F.=2.862)

Full List of Publications

Courses Taught

UG Level

  • Semiconductor Devices
  • Analog Communication Systems
  • Signals & Systems
  • Optical Fiber Communication

PG Level

  • Optical Communication
  • Advanced Semiconductor Devices
  • Signal Processing

Ph. D Supervision:

17 (Awarded)

02 (on-going)

Patents Filed: 03

(i) Title: A novel a-Silicon/Polycarbazole Organic Schottky Diode (OSD) and the method of fabrication thereof
Inventors: Parthasarathi Chakrabarti and Aditi Srivastava

(ii) Title: Electrochemical Process of Immuno-Based Thinonine Doped Nanosilica Electrode Modification and Its Use as an  Enzymatic Sensor For Electrochemical Detection of Platelet Hyperactivity
Inventors: Sunil Kumar Singh; Ms. Priti Singh and Parthasarathi Chakrabarti

(iii) Title: Micro Fabrication Annealing Furnace with Integrated Magnetic Field & Electric Field Application and Affixable Hall Measurement Setup
Inventors: Brijesh Kumar Agarwal; Shweta Tripathi and P. Chakrabarti

Professional Bodies:

  • Senior Member ,IEEE Inc. USA
  • Fellow , The Institution of Engineers (India) (IEI)
  • Life Member , Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)
  • Life Member , Optical Society of India

Academic Bodies:

  • Member , Member, Board of Course Studies, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, India.
  • Chairman , Chairman, Syllabus Committee (2004), Department of Electronics Engineering, IT-BHU, Varanasi.
  • Member , Member, Board of Course Studies, Department of Electronics Engineering, M.J.P. Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, India.
  • Expert Member, Academic Council, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, India
  • Expert Member, Senate, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, India
  • Member, Indian Institute of Management Society, Lucknow, India
  • Expert Member , Advisory Committee, Special Assistance Program, UGC, Anna University, Chennai, India
  • Chairman , Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Cell, MNNIT-Allahabad
  • Chairman , Core Committee, Centre of Interdisciplinary Research (CIR), MNNIT-Allahabad
  • Chairman , Core Committee, Centre for Medical Diagnostics and Research (CMDR), MNNIT-Allahabad

Research Bodies:

  • Associate Editor , Journal of Electronic Materials-Springer
  • Chairman, Research & Development Committee, IIT-BHU
  • Coordinator , MEMS Design Centre, IIT-BHU
  • Coordinator , NPMASS (National Program on Micro & Smart Systems) at IIT-BHU Centre
  • Member , Expert Committee, Centre of Advance Study (CAS), Department of Electronics Engineering, IIT-BHU, Varanasi, India.
  • Member, Mid-Infrared Network, Physics Department, Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom.
  • Member, Editorial Board, The World Scientific Journal
  • Reviewer , Leading Technical Journals including IEEE Transactions
  • Executive Member , IEEE India ED Chapter

Administrative Bodies:

  • Director , MNNIT-Allahabad
  • Director (Additional Charge) NIT-Patna
  • Dy. Coordinator , Centre of Advanced Study, Dept. of Electronics Engg., IT-BHU (2005-to date)
  • Coordinator , Centre for Research in Micoelectronics (CRME), Dept. of Electronics Engg., IT-BHU (2005-2008)
  • Head , Department of Electronics Engineering, Institute of Technology, BHU (2006-2009)
  • Coordinator ,Centre for Research in Microelectronics (CRME), Dept. of Electronics Engg., IT-BHU (2008-2011)


  • P. Chakrabarti , Optical Fiber Communication, McGraw-Hill Education India Pvt. Ltd., ©2015, ISBN(13):978-93-329-0162-9.
  • P. Chakrabarti, S. Khanna and K.K. Shukla (Eds.), Multifunctional Materials, Structures and Applications, McGraw-Hill Education India Pvt. Ltd., ©2014, ISBN(13): 978-93-392-2019-8
  • P. Chakrabarti , S. Jit & R. Kumar (Eds.), Recent Advances in Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems, ©2011, Macmillan Publishers India Ltd.
  • P. Chakrabarti , S. Jit & A. Pandey (Eds.), Emerging Trends in Electronic & Photonic Devices & Systems, ©2009, Macmillan Publishers India Ltd. (ISBN: 9780230328518)
  • P. Chakrabarti & S. Jit (Eds.), Advanced Optoelectronic Materials and Devices, ©2008, Macmillan Publishers India Ltd. (ISBN: 9780230637184)
  • P. Chakrabarti , Principles of Digital Communication, ©1999, Dhanpat Rai & Co. (ISBN: 978817700021)
  • P. Chakrabarti , Analog Communication Systems, ©1998, Dhanpat Rai & Co. (ISBN: 9788177000344)

Honors & Awards:

  • Amity Academic Excellence Award-2015
  • Senior Visiting Fellowship of EPSRC, UK, 2002-2003
  • Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC) Visiting Fellowship-1994
  • Indian National Science Academy (INSA) Visiting Fellowship-1993
  • National Scholarship & Certificate of Merit, Govt. of India, 1974


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