Dr Shimul Kanti Nath
Research Associate

Dr Shimul Kanti Nath

PhD, Department of Electronic Materials Engineering, Research School of Physics, The Australian National University.

Master in Nano Sciences, Paris-Saclay University. 

BSc (Hons) & MS in Physics, University of Chittagong.


Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering

Dr. Shimul Kanti Nath is currently working as a Post-doctoral Research Associate at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. He received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electronic Materials Engineering of The Australian National University in July 2021 and then worked as a Post-doctoral Research Associate at The University of Western Australia. He was one of the winners of the Prestigious Forrest Prospect Fellowship awarded by the Forrest Research Foundation in 2021.

Dr. Nath has extensive research experiences and expertise in photodetectors and oxide-based memristors, and currently exploring their potential for emerging technologies, including next-generation remote sensing and brain-inspired computing. To date he has authored and co-authored more than 23 research articles in prestigious scientific journals and presented his research in leading national and international conferences. A regular update of his publications is available here: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6302-067X

Level 1, Tyree Energy Technologies Building, 229 Anzac Parade, Kensington NSW 2052

ANSTO Neutron and X-ray Characterization equipment access grant (grant value: ACNS beam time), 2023 - 2024. Proposal number: 17399 (Principal Scientist)

FRF Travel Grant, 2023, $5000

Forrest Prospect Fellowship, The University of Western Australia (UWA), November 2021 - April 2023, $149,334

UWA Relocation Grant, 2021, $5000

Australian Nanotechnology Network (ANN) Conference Travel Grant, 2020, conference registration fee

Mark Ridgway Travel Grant, The Australian National University (ANU), 2019, $1000

Vice-Chancellor's Travel Grant, ANU, 2019, $1500

ANN Conference Travel Grant, 2017, conference registration fee


Forrest Foundation Prospect Fellowship, 2021

COVID extension scholarship, ANU, 2020    

EME 3MT thesis winner by people’s choice, 2018

Runner up of the ANN Entrepreneurship Challenge, Adelaide (group performance), 2017

ANU International PhD Scholarship, 2016   

ANU (HDR) Fee Merit Scholarship, 2016    

University of Sydney International PhD Scholarship (did not accept the offer), 2016 

NanoSaclay Excellence Laboratory (LaBex) Scholarship, Paris-Saclay University, 2015

University of Lyon master’s Scholarship, 2014  

University of Chittagong Merit Scholarship, 2011