Murali Gedda, Ph.D.

Research Scientists

Research Scientist in Gan Group

Research Interests

​My present research interests are focused on 3D and 2D perovskite single crystal nano & micro structure, field effect transistors, sensors, optoelectronic and energy device fabrications. 

Selected Publications

  • One Dimensional Porphyrin Fullerene (C60) Assemblies: Role of Central Metal Ion in Enhancing Ambipolar Mobility 
    Murali Gedda, Goudappagouda, Giridhar U. Kulkarni and S. B. Sukumaran
    Chemistry-AEuropeanJournal, (2018)
  • Effect of temperature on hysteresis of dipolar dielectric layer based organic field-effect transistors: A temperatu... 
    Murali Gedda, N V V Subbarao, S Mandal, Parameswar K Iyer, Dipak K Goswami
    SensorsandActuatorsA:Physical,269,491-499, (2018)
  • Supramolecular Nanofibre Based Passive Memory Device for Remembering Past Humidity 
    Murali Gedda, Umesha Mogera, Subi J. George, and Giridhar U. Kulkarni
    ACSappliedmaterials&interfaces,37,32065-32070, (2017)
  • Effects of Dielectric Material, HMDS Layer, and Channel Length on the Performance of the Perylenediimide-Based Orga... 
    Murali Gedda, Suresh Vasimalla, N V V Subbarao, Dipak K Goswami, P K Iyer
    ACSOmega,2,2552-2560, (2017)
  • Intrinsic Nature of Graphene Revealed in TemperatureDependent Transport of Twisted Multilayer Graphene 
    Murali Gedda, Umesha Mogera, Sunil Walia, Bharath Bannur, Giridhar U Kulkarni
    TheJournalofPhysicalChemistryC,121,13938-13943, (2017)
  • Supramolecular nanofibres as ambient stable wide voltage window electrolyte for microsupercapacitors 
    Murali Gedda, Umesha Mogera, Subi J. George, and Giridhar U. Kulkarni
    ChemistryofNanomaterials,3,39-43, (2016)
  • Organic field effect transistors as highperformance humidity sensors with rapid response, recovery time and remarka... 
    Murali Gedda, Nimmakayala V.V.S, Parameswar K Iyer and Dipak K Goswami
    OrganicElectronics,32,169178, (2016)
  • Enhanced environmental stability induced by effective polarization of a polar dielectric layer in trilayer dielectr... 
    Murali Gedda, Nimmakayala V. V. S, Parameswar K. Iyer and Dipak K. Goswami
    ACSAppliedMaterialsandInterfaces,7,19151924, (2015)
  • Local Diffusion Induced Roughening in CoPc Thin Film Growth 
    Murali Gedda, Nimmakayala V. V. S and Dipak K. Goswami
    ACSLangmuir,30,8735-8740, (2014)
  • High carrier mobility of CoPc wires based field effect transistors using bilayer gate dielectric 
    Murali Gedda, Nimmakayala V. V. S and Dipak K. Goswami
    AIPAdvances,3,112123-112127, (2013)


  • ​Ph.D., Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India, 2015.-M.Sc., Physics, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh, India, 2009.
  • B.Sc., Andhra University, Andhra Pradesh, India, 2007.

Professional Profile

  • 2023 to Present​: Research Scientist, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2018 to 2023: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2015 - 2018: Postdoctoral fellow, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore, India.

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • ​Bulletin of Materials Science - Springer


  • ​DST NANO Postdoc Fellowship from Department of Science and Technology, India. 2015.
  • CSIR UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) for Junior Research Fellowship, 2011.
  • Junior and Senior Research Fellowships from Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, 2010.

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​​KAUST Solar Center (KSC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Perovskite and organic electronic devicesorganic transparent conducting electrodes (TCEs) and optoelectronic devices surface interfaces and nanoscale sciences super capacitors semiconducting thin films and nanostructures supramolecular nanostructures Plasmonics graphene and twisted multilayer graphene synthesis reduced graphene oxide (rGO) and sensor devices