Suman Mandal, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow in Heeney Group

Research Interests

My Research interest in KAUST focuses on fabrication of thin film Transistors and its various applications. I am also interested to work on nanogap based sensors. 

Selected Publications

1. Suman Mandal, Ajoy Mandal, Shiv Prakash Verma, Dipak Kumar
Goswami, Interface engineering of a moisture-induced ionic albumen
dielectric layer through self-crosslinking of cysteine amino acids for
low voltage, high-performance organic field-effect transistors.
Nanoscale, 13, 11913-11920 (2021)

2. Suman Mandal, Ajoy Mandal, Gourhari Jana, Samik Mallik, Satyajit Roy,
Arnab Ghosh, Pratim Kumar Chattaraj, Dipak K. Goswami, Low
operating voltage organic field-effect transistors with gelatin as a
moisture-induced ionic dielectric layer: the issues of high carrier
mobility. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 12, 19727–19736 (2020).

3. Suman Mandal, Satyajit Roy, Ajoy Mandal, Tanmay Ghoshal,
Gangadhar Das, Arnab Singh and Dipak K. Goswami, Protein-Based
Flexible Moisture-Induced Energy-Harvesting Devices As Self-Biased
Electronic Sensors. ACS. Appl. Electron. Mater. 2, 780-789 (2020).

4. Suman Mandal, Madhuchanda Banerjee, Satyajit Roy, Ajoy Mandal,
Arnab Ghosh, Biswarup Satpati, Dipak K. Goswami, Organic Field-
Effect Transistor-Based Ultrafast, Flexible, Physiological-Temperature
Sensors with Hexagonal Barium Titanate Nanocrystals in Amorphous
Matrix as Sensing Material. ACS. Appl. Mater. Interface 11, 4193-4202

5. Suman Mandal, Jagannath Panda, Tapan Kumar Nath, Investigation of
the critical behaviour and magnetocaloric effect in γ-Fe49Ni29Cr22
disordered austenitic stainless steel alloy by using the field
dependence of magnetic entropy change. J. Alloys. Compd. 653, 453-
459 (2015)


  • Ph.D in Physics (2014 - 2020): Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India 
  • M.Sc in Physics (2012 - 2014): Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
  • B.Sc in Physics (2009 - 2012): University of Burdwan, India

Professional Profile

  • Research Associate (Sept 2021 - Dec 2021) in Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India 
  • Research Assistant (Oct 2020- Aug 2021) in university College London


  • 2012 - 2014: Inspire Scholarship during M.Sc from Department of Science and Technology Govt. of India.
  • 2009 - 2012: Inspire Scholarship during B.Sc from Department of Science and Technology Govt. of India.

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

OFETs sensors nanogaps based device nanomaterials