Dr Sajal Agarwal
Awards and Honours
M N National Institute of Technology, Allahabad
S V National Institute of Technology, Surat
June 17, 2021 – Till date
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Jais, Amethi, Uttar Pradesh
July 10, 2019 – June 07, 2021
Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida, Utter Pradesh
August 27, 2018 – July 08, 2019
Centre for Advanced Studies, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Sajal Agarwal, Y.K. Prajapati, “Chip-Level Optical Interconnect in Electro-optics Platform,” in Nanoscale VLSI: Devices, Circuits and Applications in Springer 2020.
Sajal Agarwal, Y.K. Prajapati, Ankur Lamba, “Advanced Materials based Nano-absorbers for Thermo-photovoltaic Cells,” (Accepted in Advances in THz Technology and it's applications, Springer).
Sajal Agarwal, Y.K. Prajapati, “Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Based Surface Plasmon Resonance for Bio-Sensing,” (abstract accepted in Sensors for next generation electronics and systems, springer).
Published/Accepted SCI Research papers:
Sajal Agarwal, Y.K. Prajapati, “Metamaterial based sucrose detection sensor using transmission spectroscopy,” OPTIK, Vol. 205, 164276, 2020.
Sajal Agarwal, Y.K. Prajapati, “Multifunctional Metamaterial Surface for Absorbing and Sensing Applications,” Optics Communications, Vol. 439, 304-307, 2019.
Sajal Agarwal, Y.K. Prajapati, “Design of Broadband Absorber Using 2-D Materials for Thermo-photovoltaic Cell Application,” Optics Communications, Vol. 413, 39-43, 2018.
Sajal Agarwal, Y.K. Prajapati, “Analysis of Metamaterial Absorber for Thermo-photovoltaic Cell Applications," IET Optoelectronics, Vol. 11(5), 208-212, 2017. (
Sajal Agarwal, Pushpa Giri, Y.K. Prajapati, P. Chakrabarti, “Effect of Surface Roughness on the Performance of Optical SPR Sensor for
detection: Fabrication, Experimental and Simulation Study,” IEEE Sensors Journals, Vol. 16(24), 8865-8873, 2016. (
Sajal Agarwal, Y.K. Prajapati, and V. Singh, “Influence of Metal Roughness on SPR Sensor Performance,” Optics communications, Vol. 383, 113-118, 2017. (
Sajal Agarwal, Y.K.Prajapati, and J.B. Maurya, “Effect of Metallic Adhesion Layer Thickness on Surface Roughness for Sensing Application,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 28(21), 2415-2418, 2016.
Sajal Agarwal, Y.K. Prajapati, “Broadband and Polarization Insensitive Helix Metamaterial Absorber using Graphene for Terahertz Region,” Applied Physics A, Vol. 122(6), 1-9, 2016.
Sajal Agarwal, Y.K. Prajapati, and V. Mishra, “Thinned Fiber Bragg Grating as a Fuel Adulteration Sensor: Simulation and Experimental,” Journal of Opto- Electronics Review, Vol. 23(4), 231–238, 2015.
Sajal Agarwal, Y.K.Prajapati, V. Singh, and J. P. Saini, “Polarization Independent Broadband Metamaterial Absorber Based on Tapered Helical Structure,” Optics Communications, Vol. 356(1), 565-570, 2015.
Sajal Agarwal, V. Mishra, “Characterization of Fiber Bragg Grating for Maximum Reflectivity based on Modulation Depth of Refractive Index,” OPTIK, Vol. 125(18), 5192-5195, 2014.
Published non- SCI but repute Research papers:
Sajal Agarwal, V. Mishra, “Effect of Grating Length on Chromatic Dispersion in Polymer Coated Apodization Grating,” International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (IJRTE), Vol. 2(5), 36-39, 2013.
Paper Publications in International Conferences:
Rahul Raparia, Parth Vashistha, Sajal Agarwal, “Bimetallic Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensor for Adulteration Sensing,” 2021 IEEE International Conference on Nanoelectronics, Nanophotonics, Nanomaterials, Nanobioscience and Nanotechnology, Kerala, India (Accepted).
Sajal Agarwal, “Bismuth based MIM Metamaterial Absorber for Broadband Absorption,” 6th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology Noida, India, 5-7 March 2020.
Sajal Agarwal, Y.K. Prajapati, “Effect of Structural Metal on Metamaterial based Absorber Performance,” 2nd International Conference on VLSI, Communication, and Signal Processing, MNNIT Allahabad, India, 21-23 October 2019.
Sajal Agarwal, Y.K. Prajapati, “Effect of Substrate on the Performance of Metamaterial Based Absorber,” International Conference on Microwave and Photonics, ISM Dhanbad, India, 9-11 February 2018.
Sajal Agarwal, Y.K. Prajapati, “Application of TMDs in Nano-Absorbers: An Impression,” Conference on Laser and Electro-optics, San Jose, California, USA, 14-19 May 2017, https://doi.org/10.1364/CLEO_AT.2017.JTh2A.10.
Sajal Agarwal, Y.K. Prajapati, “Optimization of Top and Additive Layer Thickness of SPR Sensor for Sucrose Detection,” International Conference on Advances in Computing, Control and Communication Technology, (IAC3T2016), organized by Allahabad University, Allahabad, India, 25-27 March 2016. ISBN: 978-93-85926-20-4.
Y.K. Prajapati, M. Raviteja, Sajal Agarwal, A. Verma, “Design of Broadband and Polarization-independent Metamaterial Absorber Using N Helix,” 9th International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics – Metamaterials 2015 Oxford, 141-143, ISBN 978-88-941141-0-2 United Kingdom, 7-12 September 2015.
Sajal Agarwal, V. Mishra, “Fiber Bragg Grating as Dispersion Compensator Using nm Thick Polymer Coating” in International Conference on Nanotechnology (ICNT 2013), HIT, Haldia, 25-26 October 2013.
Sajal Agarwal, V. Mishra, “Optimization of Polymer Coated Fiber Grating for Dispersion Compensation” in Global conference on Recent Trends in Electronics communication engineering, power and control, JNU, New Delhi, 7-8 September 2013. (Then published in “Advance in Electronic and Electric Engineering (AEEE)” under “Research India Publication (RIP)”, Vol. 3(7), 875-880, 2013.
Paper publications in National Conferences:
Sajal Agarwal, Y.K. Prajapati, “Analytical Study of Metamaterial Absorber Using U Ring Resonator,” National Conference on Advanced Materials and Nano Technology, Jaypee Noida, India, 15-17 March, 2018.
(Presented, Best Poster Presentation)
Sajal Agarwal, V. Mishra, “Effect of Refractive Index Modulation on Fiber Bragg Grating” in National conference on Materials for Electronic Applications (NCMEA 2014), COEP, Pune, 30 January- 01 February 2014.
(Presented, Best Paper)
Short Term Course/Workshop/FDP/Training Organized:
Faculty Development Program on “Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Using Python” from 10th to 15th August 2020 in online mode at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida.
Faculty Development Program on “Recent Trends in Photonics Technology” from 28th December 2020 to 02nd January 2021 in online mode at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida.
Webinar is organized on “Machine & Deep Learning with MATLAB” on 24th June, 2020.
Completed 7 weeks MOOC course run by EPFLx (edX) on “memsX: Micro and Nanofabrication (MEMS)” in October 2020.
Short-term courses/Workshops/FDP/Training Attended:
STC on “Recent Trends in Advanced Materials and Devices” by National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, 21-25 September 2020.
FDP on “Research Challenges in Renewable Energy Technologies” by New Horizon College of Engineering, Bengaluru (IEEE Student Branch), 14-20 September 2020.
FDP on “Technology Computer Aided Design: Simulation for VLSI Devices, Circuits and Systems” by JIIT Noida, 20-25 July 2020.
STC on “Energy harvesting devices” by NITTTR Chandigarh, 13-17 July 2020.
STC on “Nanoscience for Engineering Applications” by NITTTR Chandigarh, 22-26 June 2020.
STC on “Nanotechnology for Electronic and Photonic Devices” by PEC Chandigarh, 15-19 June 2020.
Hands-on-Training on “Effective and Efficient Online Teaching in the Age of Corona, A Hands-on-Workshop” by IIT Bombay, 16 May 2020.
FDP on “Innovative Teaching Learning Methodologies” at JIIT Noida, 9-14 December 2019.
GIAN course attended on “X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy and its Application to Nanomaterials” at MNNIT, Allahabad from 21 to 28 December 2017.
Online training course COMSOL Multiphysics from 4 to 8 December 2017.
Participated Hands on training on “PDMS Microfluidics and Micro and Nano Characterization Techniques” at IISC, Bangalore from 10 to 18 May 2016.
Workshop on “Recent Advancements in Antennas and Metamaterials” at SVNIT, Surat from 27 to 29 March 2014.
Short term program on “Advances in Control and Instrumentation Education” at SVNIT, Surat from 24 to 28 February 2014.
Short term program on “Recent advancement in Optical Engineering” at SVNIT, Surat from 26 to 28 December 2013.
Participated Hands on training on “Fabrication of MOS CAP” at INUP (IITB) from 26 to 30 November 2013.
Short term program on “Wireless and Optical Communication” at SVNIT, Surat from 24 to 28 June 2013.
Attended 2 days seminar on “Bringing Nano world together” at The Institute of Nanoscience and Technology, Mohali by Oxford Instrumentations.
Dissertation submitted “Analysis and Characterization of Fiber Bragg Grating for Sensing Applications” under DST sponsored project entitled “Fiber Bragg Grating for Biochemical Sensing”.
One year project on “Microcontroller based Bluetooth device automation with IR sensor” in B. Tech final year.
Seminar on “Fiber Bragg Grating and Its Fabrication Techniques” in M. Tech 2nd year.
Best poster presentation award, National Conference on Advanced Materials and Nano Technology, Jaypee Noida, India, 15-17 March, 2018.
Best paper award in PG category, National conference on Materials for Electronic Applications (NCMEA 2014) in January 2014, COE, Pune.
12th rank in district level U.P. Board merit list in intermediate in 2006.
15th rank in district level U.P. Board merit list in high school in 2004.