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Perumal Alagarsamy

Perumal Alagarsamy
Department of Physics
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati



Biography : Dr. Perumal Alagarsamy, received his Master’s degree in Physics (in 1997) from American College under Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, INDIA. Later, he joined as a research scholar in the department of Physics and Meteorology, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and received his doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) in 2002 in the area of experimental condensed matter physics (magnetism and magnetic materials). He completed his post doctoral research work in (i) Department of Physics and Center for Nanospinics of Spintronic Materials, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and technology (KAIST) under Professor Sung–Chul Shin from Nov. 2001 – Aug. 2003, (ii) Information for Storage Materials Laboratory (ISML), Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya, Japan under Professor Takao Suzuki from Sep. 2003 – July. 2004. He moved to department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, as Assistant Professor in Aug. 2004 and currently working as Professor. In 2006, he received the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) post-doctoral research award and worked with Professor Kazuhiro Hono in Magnetic Materials Center, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, JAPAN. He is the recipient of Young Scientist Award from Indian National Science Academy and Young Scientist research award support from DAE-BRNS, Mumbai in 2005. He is a life member of magnetic society of India and member of IEEE Magnetic society.


Research Interest

Transition Metal oxide based films for spintronics, Nanogranular magnetic materials for ultrahigh-density magnetic recording, Multilayer thin films for Exchange Bias and Spin-Valve structures, Magnetic and electrical transport properties at low/high temperatures, Nanostructural formation mechanism in rapidly solidified material and mechanically alloyed powders, and Soft and hard magnetic properties of nanocrystalline systems.