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Brief Curriculum Vitae

Name: Golden Kumar
Nationality: Indian
Permanent address: Moga, Punjab (India).
Present address: New Haven, CT (USA).
Email: kumar_golden@rediffmail.com

Education

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
1994-96

Qualified with first divison from Punjab University Chandigarh with subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.


Master of Science (M.Sc.)
1996-98

In Physics  from Punjab University Chandigarh obtaining 69 % marks with first divison.


Master of Technology (M.Tech.)
1998-2000

In Materials Science & Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur with score 9.1/10. Part of M.Tech thesis work was carried out at IFW Dresden, Germany under DAAD sandwich programe. 
Thesis topic: Development of Nd-based amorphous hard magnetic materials


Ph.D.
Sep 2000-Nov 2004

In Materials Science & Engineering from IFW Dresden affiliated with Technical University Dresden.
Research topic and Publication

Postdoctoral fellow
Nov 2004-Present

In Metallic Nanostructure Group at National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) Tsukuba, Japan

Scholarships

GATE 1998

M.Tech. scholarship from IIT Kharagpur by qualifying Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering with 97.2 percentile and All India Rank (AIR) 37 in Physics .


DAAD 1999

DAAD scholarship for IIT-DAAD sandwich programe for M.Tech students to do part of thesis work at technical university Dresden.