Akshaykumar Salimath, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow


Chiral Magnetic Textures in Ferromagnets and Antiferromagnets, Dynamics of Magnetic Textures in Nanowires, Spin Transport in Semiconductors, ESD Protection Devices    

Research Interests

My research consists of micromagnetic and analytical understanding of skyrmion interaction with disorder and study of the role of topological torques in depinning phenomenon.

Selected Publications

Spin relaxation in bilayer graphene: the role of electron–electron scattering
S. Katiyar, B. Ghosh, A. Salimath
Appl. Phys. A 122, 1-4 (2016)

Effect of Temperature, Electric and Magnetic Field on Spin Relaxation in Single Layer Graphene: A Monte Carlo Simulation Study
A. Salimath and B. Ghosh
Curr. Appl. Phys​. 14, 516-520 (2014)

Effect of Electric field, Temperature and Core dimensions in III-V compound core-shell Nanowires
A. Verma, B. Ghosh, A. Salimath
Nano 09, 1450051(2014)

Spin Transport in Bilayer Graphene Armchair Nanoribbon: A Monte Carlo Simulation Study
A. Salimath and B. Ghosh
IEEE Trans. Electron ​60, 3734-3740 (2013)

Magnon scattering in single and bilayer graphene intercalates
D. Hiranandani, A. Salimath, B. Bishnoi, V. Nandal, M.W. Akram, A. Jayanthi, M.K. Yada, B. Ghosh
J. Appl. Phys.​ 112, 114308, (2012)​


2011-2015 Ph.D.
Department of EE, IIT Kanpur, India
Advisor: Dr.Bahniman Ghosh

2007-2010 Master of Science by Research in VLSI 
IIIT Hyderabad, India
Advisor: Prof. Satyam Mandavilli

2003-2007 Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication Engineering
Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, India

Professional Profile

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Spintronics Theory Group, KAUST, Saudi Arabia 
2015 Visiting Researcher, Interdisciplinary Spintronics Center, Fert Beijing Institute, Beihang University, Beijing, China
2015 Assistant Professor, ECE, LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur, India
2010 Senior Research Fellow, IIT Bombay, India
2009 Researcher, Compact Modeling Group at Semiconductor Research and Development Centre, IBM, Bangalore, India


2015 Zhuoyue Fellowship, Fert Beijing Institute, Beihang University, Beijing, China
2011-2015 MHRD Fellowship, IIT Kanpur, India
2008-2009 Intel Scholar Award: Low Power Bus Coding for Buffered Data Transfer