The main focus of Asha’s group is on fabrication of high quality quantum dots. At present her group is working on colloidal carbon quantum dots and Transition metal dichalcogenide (TMDC) Quantum dots. Some part of her work is also dedicated to optimization of Quantum dots precipitation in a glass host.
Asha Bhardwaj obtained her PhD from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT Delhi) in 2009 specializing in thin film fabrication and characterization. She was employed as a postdoctoral researcher at RUB, Germany for a year and XLIM-CNRS, France for two years. Prior to joining the Department of Instrumentation and Applied Physics she was an Assistant Professor at Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea for four years. Asha joined the Department of Instrumentation and Applied Physics, IISc in May 2017 as an Assistant Professor.