Dr Shimul Kanti Nath

Dr Shimul Kanti Nath

Research Associate
  • 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 postdoctoral 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 postdoctoral 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 25 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
  • Journal articles | 2023
    Nandi SK; Nath SK; Das SK; Murdoch BJ; Ratcliff T; McCulloch DG; Elliman RG, 2023, 'Effect of Interdiffusion and Crystallization on Threshold Switching Characteristics of Nb/Nb2O5/Pt Memristors', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 15, pp. 58613 - 58622, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.3c14431
    Journal articles | 2023
    Nath SK; Sun X; Nandi SK; Chen X; Wang Z; Das SK; Lei W; Faraone L; Rickard WDA; Elliman RG, 2023, 'Harnessing Metal/Oxide Interlayer to Engineer the Memristive Response and Oscillation Dynamics of Two-Terminal Memristors', Advanced Functional Materials, 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.202306428
    Journal articles | 2023
    Wang X; Zhang X; Dong C; Nath SK; Iu HHC, 2023, 'Design and Application of Memristive Balanced Ternary Univariate Logic Circuit', Micromachines, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/mi14101895

  • 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