पूर्वोत्तर क्षेत्रीय विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान
North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology 
deemed-to-be-university under MHRD, Govt.of India
Nirjuli - 791109, Arunachal Pradesh
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Dr. Sanoujam Dhiren Meetei

Assistant Professor

Condensed Matter Physics, Photoluminescent Nanomaterials, etc

E-mail: sdm[AT]nerist[dot]ac[dot]in, sdmdhiren[AT]gmail[dot]com
Phone(EPABX/Office):(0360)2257401 to 410 (Extension No. 6197)

Link to Personal Website: https://sites.google.com/site/sanoujamdhirenmeetei/
Professional Background
From To Designation Organisation
December, 2014 (27th April, 2018) Assistant Professor NERIST, Nirjuli
March, 2014 December, 2014 Guest Lecturer Manipur University
April, 2013 March, 2014 Senior Research Fellow CSIR, New Delhi; Manipur University
May, 2009 March, 2012 Junior Research Fellow/ Senior Research Fellow DAE-BRNS, BARC, Mumbai; Manipur University


Educational Details
Degree Subject University Year
Ph.D Physics Manipur University 2014(March)
M.Sc. Physics (Condensed Matter Physics) Manipur University 2008
Administrative Background
From To Designation Organisation
Jan, 2017 (Present) In-Charge, SU&B Department of Physics, NERIST, Nirjuli
2015 (Present) Programme Officer NSS, NERIST, Nirjuli
August, 2015 Jan, 2017 In-Charge, Physics Lab-I

Department of Physics, NERIST, Nirjuli

Teaching Engagements
Title Course Code Module Semester
Physics-I PH1101 Base I
Physics-II PH1201 Base II
Physics-III A PH3101 Diploma I
Physics-IV B PH3202 Diploma II
Comprehensive Physics PH4301 Degree I
Modern Physics PH5101 Degree I
General Physics Laboratory-I PH7151 PG (M.Sc.) I
General Physics Laboratory-II PH7251 PG (M.Sc.) II
Condensed Matter Physics Laboratory PH7252 PG (M.Sc.) II
Condensed Matter Physics (Special Paper-II) PH8202 PG (M.Sc.) II
Luminescent Materials and their Applications PH9004 Ph.D. (Course Work) I
Projects and Thesis Supervised/ Currently Supervising
Title of Project Names of Students
Crystal Structure Analysis of ZrO2 Powder XRD Data (M. Sc. 2015) Ms. Tome Modi
Historical Development and Prospect of Efficient Lighting (M. Sc. 2016) Mr. Yambem Pauljit Singh
Nanocrystalline Phosphor in Pixel for Enhanced Resolution of Color Display (M. Sc. 2017) Mr. Dipankar Sharma Bordoloi
PhD Supervised
Topic Scholar Name Status of PhD Registration Year

Photoluminescence of Ln2O3: Ln3+ (Ln = Eu, Gd, Dy) Nanocrystalline Phosphors 

Mr. Linson Bowa In progress 2017



Participation in Short Term Course, Refresher Course, Orientation Programme, etc
Course Name Sponsored By Date
Training Programme on the Applications of X-ray Diffraction in Materials Characterization Physics Department, Manipur University 20th June - 2nd July, 2011
Two Weeks Workshop on Mathematica Mathematics Department, Manipur University 7th -21st Sept., 2011
Electron Microscopic Techniques: Holey Film, Carbon Film and Ultramicrotomy National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, West Bengal 30th July, 2012
Winter School – 2014 on Frontier in Materials Science ICMS, JNCASR; University of Cambridge & Sheikh Saqr Laboratory 1st - 5th Dec., 2014
Recent trends in Microprocessors, Microcontroller and Their Applications TEQIP (MHRD-World Bank Project), NERIST 17th-21st Feb., 2015
Induction Training NTTTR, Kolkata 11th - 20th Sept., 2015
4th INDEST User Convention (E-Journals User Training Workshop) AICTE-INDEST User Committee, NERIST 22nd-23rd Aug. & 31st Oct., 2015
UGC-Sponsored Orientation Programme UGC-HRDC, Manipur University 1st - 30th Dec., 2015
Inside a Publishers' Mind  SpringerNature & NIT Manipur 3rd-4th July, 2017
Refresher Course on Material Sciences UGC-HRDC, University of Hyderabad 4th-24th Aug., 2017


  1.  SD Meetei, SD Singh, NS Singh, V Sudarsan, RS Ningthoujam, M Tyagi, SC Gadkari, R Tewari and RK Vatsa, Crystal structure and photoluminescence correlations in white emitting nanocrystalline ZrO2:Eu3+ phosphor: Effect of doping and annealing, J. Lumin., ISSN No. 0022-2313, DOI:10.1016/j.jlumin.2011.09.011
  2.  SD Meetei, SD Singh and V Sudarsan, Polyol synthesis and characterizations of cubic ZrO2:Eu3+ nanocrystals, J. Alloy. Compd., ISSN No. 0925-8388, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2011.11.051
  3.  SD Meetei and SD Singh, Hydrothermal synthesis and white light emission of cubic ZrO2:Eu3+ nanocrystals, J. Alloy. Compd., ISSN No. 0925-8388, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2013.10.159
  4.  SD Meetei and SD Singh, Effects of crystal size, structure and quenching on the photoluminescence emission intensity, lifetime and quantum yield of ZrO2:Eu3+ nanocrystals, J. Lumin. ISSN No. 0022-2313, DOI: 10.1016/j.jlumin.2013.11.064
  5.  NS Singh, SD Singh and SD Meetei, Structural and photoluminescence properties of terbium-doped zinc oxide nanoparticles, Chin. Phys. B, ISSN No. 1674-1056, DOI: 10.1088/1674-1056/23/5/058104
  6.  SD Meetei, MD Singh and SD Singh, Facile synthesis, structural characterization and photoluminescence mechanism of Dy3+ doped YVO4 and Ca2+ co-doped YVO4:Dy3+ nano- lattices, J. Appl. Phys., ISSN No. 0021-8979, DOI: 10.1063/1.4880176
  7.  S Nambram, SD Singh, SD Meetei, Synthesis and characterization of white light-emitting Dy3+-doped Gd2O3 nanophosphors, Indian J. Phys., ISSN No. 0973-1458, DOI: 10.1007/s12648-015-0750-4
  8.  R Konsam, SD Meetei, SD Singh, Role of Eu2+ on the blue–green photoluminescence of In2O3:Eu2+ nanocrystals, Mater. Charact., ISSN No. 1044-5803, DOI: 10.1016/j.matchar.2016.01.025
Paper Presented at Conferences
  1. Single-component Y2O3: Dy3+/ Eu3+ nanocrystal as multicolor light emitter; 105th Indian Science Congress (ISC-2018); Manipur University, Manipur, India (International)
  2. Multicolour light emitting Y2O3: Dy3+/ Eu3+ nanocrystal for solid state UV sensor; National Conference on Recent Advances in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (NCRANNT-2016); Department of Nanotechnology, NEHU, Shillong, India (National)
  3. Y2O3: Dy3+ and Y2O3: Dy3+/ Eu3+ nanophosphors: A novel solid state UV sensor analogous to pH paper; Winter School – 2014 on Frontier in Materials Science; International Centre for Material Science; Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research; University of Cambridge and Sheikh Saqr Laboratory (International)
  4. Chemical Synthesis and Photoluminescence of YVO4:Dy3+/Ca2+ Nanocrystals; National Conference on the Emerging Research Avenues in Chemical Sciences (NCERACS-2014); Department of Chemistry, Manipur University, Manipur, India (National)
  5. Photoluminescence enhancement of YVO4:Dy3+ nanocrystal by Ca2+ co-doping; Light in Chemistry, Material & Biology (LCMB 2014); Department of Chemistry, IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal, India (International)
  6. Europium (III) doped zirconia: A phosphor for shaping the future of lighting; Science for Shaping the Future of India (NSSFI-2012); The Indian Science Congress Association, Imphal Chapter, Manipur, India (National)
  7. Frontier in chemical synthesis of zirconia; National Conference on Frontier in Chemical Science (NCFCS-2012); Department of Chemistry, Manipur University, Manipur, India (National)
  8. White light from ZrO2:Eu3+ nanomaterials; National Seminar cum Workshop on Luminescence and its applications (NSWLA-2011); Department of Physics, Thoubal College, Thoubal, Manipur, India (National)
  9. Photoluminescence of cubic Zr1-xO2; 2nd International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterial and Nanotechnology (ICANN-2011); Department of Physics and Nanotechnology, IIT Guwahati, Assam, India (International)
  10. Photoluminescence study of nanocrystalline ZrO2 doped with Eu3+; DAE-BRNS International Symposium on Materials Chemistry (ISMC-2010); Chemistry Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India (International)
Peer-reviewer (Invited) of the Following Journals:

      (1) Journal of Applied Physics [American Institute of Physics]
      (2) Superlattices and Microstructures [Elsevier]
      (3) Materials Characterization [Elsevier]
      (4) Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy [Elsevier]
      (5) Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics [IOP Publishing]

      (6) Materials Science & Engineering B [Elsevier]


Memberships in Professional Bodies
  1. Luminescence Society of India (LSI), Lifetime Member No. 638
  2. Physics Academy of the North East (PANE), Lifetime Member No. 206
  3. Indian Physical Society (IPS), Lifetime Member No. LM/1068
  4. Materials Research Society of India (MRSI), Lifetime Member No. LMB2549
  5. Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), Lifetime Member