Dr. Anupama Kaul
University of North Texas
Materials Science and Engineering
(940) 3697715-3697715
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Education

PhD, University of California, 2000.
Major: Materials Science and Engineering
MS, University of California, 1997.
Major: Materials Science and Engineering
BS, Oregon State University, 1992.
Major: Physics; Engineering Physics, Minor: Mathematics

Professional Positions

Professional
Director, University of North Texas. (2017 – Present).
Professor, University of North Texas. (2017 – Present).
Adjunct Professor, University of Texas at El Paso. (20142017).
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, University of Texas at El Paso. (20142017).
Program Director, National Science Foundation (NSF). (20112014).

Awards and Honors

Nominated for: External Advisory Board Member, Penn State University's Two-dimensional (2D) Crystal Consortium (2DCC) - Materials Innovation Platform (MIP). (2016 – Present).

Fellow - Class of 2016, Executive Leadership in Academic Technology (ELATE). (20162016).

UTEP AWARE Program Graduate, UTEP Aware. (20162016).

Invited Participant, National Academy of Engineering - Indo-American Frontiers of Engineering (FOE) Symposium. (20142014).

Invitation to attend Grand Challenges Global Summit, US National Academy of Engineering (NAE), UK Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE), and Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE). (20132013).

National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, US NAE. (20122012).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
EENG 5890, Directed Study, 4 courses.
EENG 5950, Master's Thesis, 1 course.
EENG 6940, Individual Research, 4 courses.
EENG 6950, Doctoral Dissertation, 1 course.
MTSE 3000, Fundamentals of Materials Science and Engineering I, 3 courses.
MTSE 4910, Materials Science Research, 1 course.
MTSE 5100, Fundamental Concepts of Materials Science, 1 course.
MTSE 5700, Seminar in Materials Science and Engineering, 1 course.
MTSE 5900, Special Problems in Materials Research, 2 courses.
MTSE 6940, Individual Research, 7 courses.

Teaching at Other Institutions

University of Texas, El Paso, BUilding Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) Program at UTEP. RDC Course: "Biomedical Assays Using Batch-fabricated MEMS-based Microfludic Devices", Fall 2016.

University of Texas, El Paso, Micro-electro-mechanical-systems (MEMS) and BioMEMS: Manufacturing, Device Operation and Applications, Fall 2016.

University of Texas, El Paso, Research Driven Course (RDC) supported by the National Institute of Health (NIH), Fall 2016.

University of Texas, El Paso, Advanced Functional Materials: Properties, Synthesis and Device Applications, Spring 2016.

University of Texas, El Paso, Advanced Functional Materials: Properties, Synthesis and Device Applications, Spring 2015.

Non-Credit Instruction

Guest Lecture. (20162016).

Guest Lecture, University of Texas, El Paso. (20152015).

Guest Lecture, Indian Institute of Technology-New Delhi, India. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. (July 2015July 2015).

Guest Lecture, University of Maryland, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. (September 2013September 2013).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
Kaul, A., Lee, J., Feng, P. (2016). "Carbon Nanomaterials: Applications as High-Efficiency Optical Absorbers and High-Performance Nano-Electro-Mechanical-Systems. Nanomaterials: A Guide to Fabrication and Applications. pp. 237. CRC Press-Taylor & Francis Group.
Kaul, A., Robinson, J. (2016). Graphene and Graphene Nanoribbons: Properties, Synthesis, and Electronic Applications. Graphene Science Handbook. 3-14. CRC Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/b19642-3
Kaul, A., Lee, J., Feng, P. (2015). Nanostructures and Characteristics of Carbon Nanofibers. Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology. 1-18. Springer Netherlands. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-6178-0_101008-1
Conference Proceeding
Saenz, G. A., Fadil, D., Kaul, A., Dhar, N. K., Dutta, A. K. (2017). Analysis of multilayer black phosphorus for photodetector applications. Image Sensing Technologies: Materials, Devices, Systems, and Applications IV. SPIE. http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2262854
Kaul, A., Delgado, A., Catalan, J. A., Yamaguchi, H., Villarrubia, C. N., Mohite, A. (2016). "Characterization of 2D MoS2 and WS2 Dispersed in Organic Solvents for Composites Applications". Phoenix, AZ: Proceedings of the Materials Research Society Spring Meeting.
Kaul, A., Hossain, R. F., Deaguero, I. G., Boland, T. (2016). "Solution Dispersed 2D Graphene and MoS2 for an Ink-Jet Printed Biocompatible Photodetector". pp.50-54. IEEE Lester Eastman Conference.
Kaul, A. (2016). Chemically and mechanically exfoliated MoS<inf>2</inf> for electronic & opto-electronic devices. 2016 Lester Eastman Conference (LEC). IEEE. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/lec.2016.7578920
Saenz, G. A., Kaul, A., Karapetrov, G., Curtis, J. (2016). MoS<inf>2</inf> synthesis and high-performance broadband photodetector. 2016 Lester Eastman Conference (LEC). IEEE. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/lec.2016.7578932
Kaul, A., Biwas, C., Saenz, G. A., Fadil, D. (2016). "Characterization of Electronic Properties of Two-Dimensional Refractory Selenides and Tellurides". pp. 1-6. MRS Advances.
Kaul, A., Saenz, G. L., Biwas, C., Yamaguchi, H., Villarrubia, C. N., Mohite, A. (2016). "Effects of Synthesis Parameters on CVD Growth of Molybdenum Disulfide". 01(32), pp. 2291-2296. MRS Advances.
Kaul, A., Fadil, D., Hossain, R. F. (2016). "Electronic and Optical Property Characterizaion of MoS2 Two-Dimensional Exfoliated Nanomaterials". pp. 1-6. MRS Advances.
Kaul, A. (2016). "Solution-Based Production of 2D-Layered Materials". 01(32), pp. 2267-2272. MRS Advances.
Kaul, A., Dhasmana, N., Fadil, D., Thomas, J. A. (2016). "Investigation of Nonlinear Optical Properties of Exfoliated MoS2 Using Photoacoustic Z-Scan". pp. 1-7. MRS Advances.
Kaul, A., Michel, M., Biwas, C., Desai, J. A., Delgado, A. (2016). "Optimization of Fluid Characteristics of 2D Materials for Inkjet Printing". 01(30), pp. 2199-2206. MRS Advances.
Kaul, A., Michel, M., Fadil, D., Lara, G. E., Delgado, A., Escaraga, E. (2015). " 2D Material Characterizaion of Printed Electronics Applications". pp. 101-102. IEEE Photonics Society.
Kaul, A., Fadil, D., Lara, G. E., Michel, M., Delgado, A., Gaytan, C. (2015). "Properties of 2D Layered Crystals: MoS2, NbSe2 and Black Phosphorus. pp. 3-4. IEEE Photonics Society.
Kaul, A. (2015). "Van der Waals Solids: Properties and Device Applications" (keynote paper). SPIE (Micro and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems and Applications Conference).
Kaul, A., George, T., Dutta, A. K., Islam, M. S. (2015). Van der Waals solids: properties and device applications. Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications VII. SPIE. http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2178002
Kaul, A., George, T., Islam, M. S., Dutta, A. K. (2014). Two-dimensional atomic crystals beyond graphene. Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications VI. SPIE. http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2051428
Kaul, A. (2013). Graphene and two-dimensional layered materials for device applications. 2013 13th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO 2013). IEEE. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/nano.2013.6720961
Lee, J., Kaul, A., Feng, P. X. (2013). Vertical carbon nanofiber arrays and nanomechanical resonators with potential for resonant sensing. 2013 Transducers & Eurosensors XXVII: The 17th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (TRANSDUCERS & EUROSENSORS XXVII). IEEE. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/transducers.2013.6627160
Kaul, A., George, T., Islam, M. S., Dutta, A. K. (2013). Nano-electro-mechanical-systems (NEMS) and energy-efficient electronics and the emergence of two-dimensional layered materials beyond graphene. Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications V. SPIE. http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2016432
Journal Article
Bandyopadhyay, A. S., Saenz, G. A., Kaul, A. Characterization of Few layer Tungsten diselenide based FET under Thermal Excitation. MRS Advances. 1-6. Cambridge University Press (CUP). http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/adv.2017.490
Catalán, J. A., Martínez, R., Lin, Y., Kaul, A. Electrical Characterization and Nanoindentation of Opto-electro-mechanical Percolative Composites from 2D Layered Materials. MRS Advances. 1-7. Cambridge University Press (CUP). http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/adv.2017.511
Chugh, S., Echegoyen, L., Kaul, A. Hybrid Zero-Dimensional C60 clusters with Graphene – Synthesis, Fabrication and Transport Characteristics. MRS Advances. 1-6. Cambridge University Press (CUP). http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/adv.2017.432
Adhikari, N., Bandyopadhyay, A., Kaul, A. Nanoscale Characterization of WSe2 for Opto-electronics Applications. MRS Advances. 1-6. Cambridge University Press (CUP). http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/adv.2017.410
Saenz, G. A., de Anda Orea, C., Kaul, A. Single and Few-Layer MoS2: CVD Synthesis, Transference, and Photodetection Application. MRS Advances. 1-6. Cambridge University Press (CUP). http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/adv.2017.396
Desai, J. A., Adhikari, N., Kaul, A. Tungsten Disulfide Nanodispersions for Inkjet Printing and Semiconducting Devices. MRS Advances. 1-6. Cambridge University Press (CUP). http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/adv.2017.338
Kaul, A. Two-dimensional atomic layered materials and their applications. Other. SPIE-Intl Soc Optical Eng. http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/2.1201310.005093
Kaul, A., Michel, M., Biwas, C., Hossain, R., Tiwary, C., Ajayan, P. M. (2017). "A Thermally-invariant, High-power Graphite Resistor for Flexible Electronics Formed Using Additive Manufacturing. 2D Materials.
Lee, J., Kaul, A., Feng, Philip X. -L., (2017). Carbon nanofiber high frequency nanomechanical resonators. Nanoscale. 9(33), 11864-11870.
Chugh, S., Biswas, C., Echegoyen, L., Kaul, A. (2017). Investigation of structural morphology and electrical properties of graphene-C-60 hybrids. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B. 35(3), .
Fadil, D., Hossain, R. F., Saenz, G. A., Kaul, A. (2017). On the chemically-assisted excitonic enhancement in environmentally-friendly solution dispersions of two-dimensional MoS2 and WS2. Journal of Materials Chemistry C. 5(22), 5323-5333.
Catalan, J. A., Kaul, A. (2017). Polydimethylsiloxane and polyisoprene-based graphene composites for strain-sensing. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B. 35(3), .
Hossain, R. F., Deaguero, I. G., Boland, T., Kaul, A. B. (2017). Biocompatible, large-format, inkjet printed heterostructure MoS2-graphene photodetectors on conformable substrates. Other. 1(28), . Nature.
Kaul, A., Deaguero, I., Boland, T., Hossain, R. (2017). "Large-format, Biocompatible, Ink-jet Printed 2D-Heterojunction Pototdetector on Flexible Substrates". 2D Materials.
Desai, J. A., Biswas, C., Kaul, A. (2017). Inkjet printing of liquid-exfoliated, highly conducting graphene/poly(3,4 ethylenedioxythiophene):poly(styrenesulfonate) nanosheets for organic electronics. Other. 35(3), 03D112. American Vacuum Society. http://dx.doi.org/10.1116/1.4982723
Chugh, S., Biswas, C., Echegoyen, L., Kaul, A. (2017). Investigation of structural morphology and electrical properties of graphene-C60 hybrids. Other. 35(3), 03D111. American Vacuum Society. http://dx.doi.org/10.1116/1.4982881
Catalán, J. A., Kaul, A. (2017). Polydimethylsiloxane and polyisoprene-based graphene composites for strain-sensing. Other. 35(3), 03D106. American Vacuum Society. http://dx.doi.org/10.1116/1.4979603
Michel, M., Biswas, C., Kaul, A. (2017). High-performance ink-jet printed graphene resistors formed with environmentally-friendly surfactant-free inks for extreme thermal environments. Other. 6, 16-21. Elsevier BV. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmt.2016.12.001
Fadil, D., Fayaz, R. H., Kaul, A. (2016). Electronic and Optical Properties Characterization of MoS2 Two-Dimensional Exfoliated nanomaterials. MRS Advances. 1(47), 3223-3228. Cambridge University Press (CUP). http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/adv.2016.523
Kaul, A. (2016). Solution-based Production of 2D-layered Materials. MRS Advances. 1(32), 2267-2272. Cambridge University Press (CUP). http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/adv.2016.407
Michel, M., Desai, J. A., Biswas, C., Kaul, A. (2016). Engineering chemically exfoliated dispersions of two-dimensional graphite and molybdenum disulphide for ink-jet printing. Nanotechnology. 27(48), 485602. IOP Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0957-4484/27/48/485602
Lee, J., Feng, P. X., Kaul, A. (2014). Nano Carbon 1D and 2D Nanomechanical Resonators. Other. 1693, . Cambridge University Press (CUP). http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/opl.2014.532
Kaul, A. (2014). Two-dimensional layered materials: Structure, properties, and prospects for device applications. Journal of Materials Research. 29(03), 348-361. Cambridge University Press (CUP). http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/jmr.2014.6
Kaul, A. (2013). Graphene and The Advent of Other Layered-2D Materials for Nanoelectronics, Photonics and Related Applications. Other. 1549, 11-16. Cambridge University Press (CUP). http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/opl.2013.812
Kaul, A., Coles, J. B., Eastwood, M., Green, R. O., Bandaru, P. R. (2013). Ultra-High Optical Absorption Efficiency from the Ultraviolet to the Infrared Using Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Ensembles. Small. 9(7), 1058-1065.
Kaul, A. (2013). Carbon Nanomaterials for Energy Efficient Green Electronics. Other. 1478, . Cambridge University Press (CUP). http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/opl.2013.195
Magazine/Trade Publication
Kaul, A., Coles, j. B. (2010). "Thermally Resiliant, Bottom Up Engineered Broadband Optical Absorbers from UV-to-IR Derived from Carbon-based Nanomaterials". Other. NASA.

Presentations Given

Kaul, A. (Presenter), Desai, J. (Presenter), Michel, M. (Presenter), Biwas, C. (Presenter), Hossain, R. (Presenter), Catalan, J. (Presenter), The American Vacuum Society (AVS) 63rd International Symposium and Exhibition, Ink-jet printing of liquid-exfoliated, highly conducting graphene:PEDOT PSS films for organic electronics", Nashville, TN, United States of America. (20162016).

Kaul, A. (Author), Chugh, S. (Author), Biwas, C. (Author), Bandyopadhyay, A. S. (Author), Saenz, G. A. (Author), Echegoyen, L. (Author), The American Vacuum Society (AVS) 63rd International Symposium and Exhibition, "Electronic Transport Properties of Hybrid Graphene-C60 Structures", American Vacuum Society (AVS), Nashville, TN, United States of America. (20162016).

Kaul, A. (Author), Bandyopadhyay, A. S. (Author), Saenz, G. A. (Author), Biwas, C. (Author), The American Vacuum Society (AVS) 63rd International Symposium and Exhibition, "Synthesis and characterizaion of two-dimensional WSe2 grown using chemical vapor deposition", American Vacuum Society (AVS), Nashville, TN, United States of America. (20162016).

Kaul, A. (Author), Catalan, J. (Author), A. D. (Author), The American Vacuum Society (AVS) 63rd International Symposium and Exhibition, "Tow-dimensional layered materials for composites applications", American Vacuum Society (AVS), Nashville, TN, United States of America. (20162016).

Kaul, A. (Author & Presenter), Graphene EU-US Workshop on 2D Materials, Heterostructures and Devices, "Top-down and bottom-up synthesis of 2D transition metal sulphides and selenides and their device applications", National Graphene Institute, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, United Kingdom. (20162016).

Kaul, A. (Author & Presenter), IEEE Lester Eastman Conference, "Chemically and mechanically exfoliated MoS2 for electronic and opto-electronic devices", Lehigh University, Lehigh, PA, United States of America. (20162016).

Kaul, A. (Presenter), Saenz, G. A. (Presenter), Karapetrov, G. (Presenter), Curtis, J. (Presenter), IEEE Lester Eastman Conference, "MoS2 Synthesis and high-performance broadband photodetector", Lehigh University, Lehigh, PA, United States of America. (20162016).

Kaul, A. (Author & Presenter), International Conference on "Smart and Multifunctional Materials, Structures, and Systems", "Black phosphorus, graphene and 2D binary transition metal dichalcogenides for device applications, CIMTEC, Perugia, Italy, Italy. (20162016).

Kaul, A. (Author & Presenter), Nanomaterials and Devices, "Advanced Materials Research in the Nanomaterials and Devices Laboratory, UTEP", University of Milan, Milan, Italy, Italy. (20162016).

Kaul, A. (Author & Presenter), Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, "Synthesis and characterizaion of layered materials for nanodevices", Materials Research Society, Phoenix, AZ, United States of America. (20162016).

Kaul, A. (Author & Presenter), 2D Materials Science-Industry Workshop, "Solution and vapor-based synthesis of 2D layered materials for nanodevice applications", NanoMat, EMPA, Dubendorf, Switzerland, Switzerland. (20162016).

Media Contributions

Internet
"UTEP Led Workshop Carves out International Collaborative Research Opportunities," http://engineering.utep.edu/research093016.htm. (September 2016).
"Kaul Selected to Participate in Year Long Fellowship Under ELATE Program, a National Leadership Program," http://engineering.utep.edu/announcement070615.htm. (April 2015).
"UTEP Leads NSF US EU Workshop on 2D Layered Materials and Devices," http://engineering.utep.edu/useu2dworkshop/index.htm. (April 2015).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Kaul, A. (Principal), Mahbub, I. (Co-Principal), "Low-power, miniaturized RF components for wireless, communications and sensing systems to engage a broad cross-section of students for Navy-relevant STEM careers," Sponsored by Office of Naval Research (ONR), Federal, $749999 Funded. (December 31, 2018May 31, 2022).

Copyrights, Patents

Patent
Kaul, A. B., Coles, J. B., "Thermally-resilient, broadband optical absorber from UV-to-IR derived from carbon nanostructures and method of making the same," 8,947,800 B2. Regular, United States, Date Licensed: February 2015 –.
Kaul, A. B., "Methods for gas sensing with single walled carbon nanotubes," 8,529,124 B2. Regular, United States, Date Licensed: September 2013 –.
Kaul, A. B., Epp, L. W., Bagge, L., "Applications and methods of operating a three-dimensional nano-electrical-mechanical resonator and related devices," 8,435,798, B2. Regular, United States, Date Licensed: May 2013 –.
Kaul, A., Manohara, H. M., "Carbon nanotube vacuum gauges with wide-dynamic range and processes thereof," 8,387,465,B2. Regular, United States, Date Licensed: March 2013 –.

Awards and Honors

Nominated for: Chair and Principal Investigator, US EU Workshop on 2D Layered Materials and Devices. (20152016).

Nominated for: Created and Led the 2-Dimensional Atomic-layer Research and Engineering (2-DARE) Program, NSF's Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) Initiative. (20122014).

Director's Award for Program Management Excellence, National Science Foundation. (20132013).

Service

University Service

Committee Member, External Advisory Board Member. (May 2016 – Present).

Guest Speaker, UTEP Women In eNgineering (WIN) Forum. (20162017).

Other, Faculty Mentoring. (20162016).

Professional Service

Committee Member, ISDRS - International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium, Bethesda, Maryland. (December 2013 – Present).

Committee Member, Institute of Physics (IOP) Publishers - Materials Research Express. (2013 – Present).

Editor, Associate Editor, IEEE Sensors Journal. (2012 – Present).

Committee Member, International Conference on Nanomaterials, Nanodevices, Fabrication and Characterization (CNNFC '16), Prague. (April 2016April 2017).

Officer, Vice President, Thin Films Society. (20142016).

Board of Advisors, CIMTEC International Conferences on Modern Materials and Technologies, Perugia. (June 2016June 2016).

Committee Chair, CIMTEC International Conferences on Modern Materials and Technologies, Perugia. (June 2016June 2016).

Session Chair, IEEE Summer Topicals Meeting Series, Nassau. (July 2015July 2015).

Committee Member, Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) Global Forum. (20132014).

Committee Member, National Science Foundation - Awards Committee. (June 2014June 2014).

Committee Member, IEEE NANO. (20132013).

Committee Member, MRS Fall Meeting. (20122012).