Parvez Shaikh, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows
Physical Sciences

Research Interests

​My research interests are in the area of photodetector, water splitting and solar cells.  I work on the synthesis and properties of novel materials, particularly organometallic lead halide perovskite, in the form of single crystals, thin films and nanomaterials. 

Selected Publications

  • Back-to-back MOS-Schottky (Pt-SiO2-Si-C-Pt) nano-heterojunction device as an efficient self-powered photodetector: One step fabrication by pulsed laser deposition
    P. A. Shaikh, V. Thakare, D. Late, and S. Ogale
    Nanoscale, 6, 3550, (2014)
  • Citrate milling of oxides: From poly-dispersed micron scale to nearly mono-dispersed nanoscale
    P. A. Shaikh, A. Banerjee, O. Game, Y. Kolekar, S. Kale and S. Ogale
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 15, 5091, (2013)
  • Nanostructured Cd2SnO4 as an energy harvesting photoanode for solar water splitting
    S. A. Kelkar , P. A. Shaikh , P. Pachfule and S. B. Ogale
    Energy and Environmental science, 5, 5681-5685, (2012)


​• Ph.D., Department of Physics, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, India. 2007 - 2010.
• M.Sc., Department of Physics, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, India. 2005 – 2007.
• B.Sc., D. B. F. Dayanand College, Sholapur, India. 2002 – 2005.

Professional Profile

​• Postdoctoral Fellow, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Current
• CSIR Research Associate, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India. 2011 - 2014.
• Project Assistant, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India. 2010 - 2011. 

KAUST Affiliations

  • Advanced Membranes And Porous Materials Center (AMPM)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)