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Profile Name
Dr. (Ms.) Nita Dilawar
Current Designation
Sr. Principal Scientist
Residential Address

C2D/26B, Janak Puri,New Delhi

Telephone 1
Telephone 2
Date of birth
Brief Biodata
  • DP/DU No. and Name:
  • 1.06/Pressure & Vacuum Standards Physico-Mechanical Standards
  • Educational Qualifications:
  • Degree Subject University/Institute Year
    Ph.D. Physics IIT Delhi 1997
    M.Tech. Solid State Materials IIT Delhi 1993
    M.Sc. Physics of Materials Jamia Millia Islamia 1988
    B.Sc. Honours Physics Jamia Millia Islamia 1986
  • Academics/Research Experience:
  • Year Duration Research field Institute ( in India/Abroad) Fellowship
    1997-to date 12 years High Pressure Physics NPL, New Delhi
    1993-1997 4 years Diamond Thin films IIT Delhi GATE/ UGC (JRF)/ CSIR(SRF)
  • Date of Joining NPL:
  • Aug. 11, 1997
  • No. of Publications: 02
  • SCI Journals Conference/ proceedings Books Total
    27 45 Nil 67
  • No. of Patents :
  • Nil
  • Current Activity :
  • (Not more than 50 words)
  • Currently involved in
  • 1. High pressure research involving the study of phase transitions in rare sesquioxides under the application of pressure in a diamond anvil cell. The transitions are studied by in-situ laser Raman spectroscopy.
    2. Currently maintaining the National Pneumatic pressure standards which involves primary as well as secondary standards. The standards are basically dead weight testers with traceability to the ultrasonic interferometer. The pneumatic pressure has capability upto 400 bar or 40 MPa.
  • Honours and Award:
  • 1. Asia-Pacific Metrology Program’s (APMP) Iizuka Award from Japan for Young Scientists in 2004
    2. CSIR Young Scientist Award for Physical Sciences, 2001
    3. Young Research Award for best oral presentation at IUMRS-International Conference in Asia, 1998, IISc Bangalore
  • Any other information:
  • Nil
Profile Department
Physico-Mechanical Metrology


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