Dr. Rahul Vaish

Dr. Rahul Vaish
Phone : 01905-237921
EMail : rahul[at]iitmandi[dot]ac[dot]in
Address : School of Engineering
IIT Mandi, PWD Rest House 2nd floor,
near Bus Stand, Mandi - 175001

Research interests

  • Glasses for Electrical Applications
  • Materials Selection
  • Pyroelectric Energy Harvesting Materials and Methods
  • Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting Materials and Methods


  • B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering (2002): GBPUA&T, Pantnagar, Uttrakhand, INDIA.
  • M.Tech. Material Science and Engineering (2005): 8.67/10.00 CPI, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT), Allahabad, U.P, INDIA.
  • Ph. D (Engg.) (2010) “Borate based glasses, transparent glass-microcrystal composites and their physical properties” 7.00/8.00 (CGPA) Materials Research Centre, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, INDIA.

Academic Positions

  • August, 2011- Present: Asst. Prof. School of Engineering IIT Mandi, Mandi - 175001 India
  • June - Sept 2009: Visiting Scientist at Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, Univ. of Cambridge (U. K.)
  • Sept-Dec 2006: Visiting Scientist at Institut de Chimie de la matière condensée de Bordeaux (ICMCB)-CNRS, France

Academic Awards

  • Dr. R.L. Thakur Memorial Award (2013)
  • INSA Medal for Young Scientists (2013)
  • IEI Young Engineers Award 2012-2013
  • INSPIRE Faculty Award-2011
  • Ph.D. Best Thesis Award (SUDBOROUGH MEDAL): 2010
  • Gold Medal for scoring highest grades in M.Tech.: 2005