Professor Navakanta Bhat

Professor, Indian Institute of Science

Areas of Interest:

Nanoelectronics, Sensors.


Semiconductor devices, Bio sensors,Gas sensors

Consultancy Areas:

Semiconductor devices, Bio sensors, Gas sensors.


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies)

Major Professional Contributions:

Development of sensor technology for diabetes management
Development of gas sensor technology for air pollution monitoring
Technology development for metal contacts on semiconductors.

Professional Experience:

  • Professor, IISc : 2011-Present
  • Associate Professor, IISc : 2005-2011
  • Assistant Professor, IISc : 1999-2004.


Semiconductor devices, Bio sensors, Gas sensors.


Contact Information


Centre for Nano Science and Engineering
IISc, Bangalore-560012
Ph: 2293-3312
Cell: 9448472680

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  • B.E. (Electronics & Communication), 1989, University of Mysore
  • M.Tech. (Microelectronics), 1992, IIT Bombay
  • Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering), Stanford University


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Fellow, INAE,
  • Senior Member, IEEE
  • DAE SRC, Outstanding Research Investigator Award
  • Swarnajanti Fellowship
  • Satish Dhavan award
  • IBM Faculty award

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated VI: Electronics and Communication Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2013

Year of Birth: 29-04-1968