Dr. S. A. Vanalakar is currently working as a Head of Department of Physics at K. H. College, Gargoti, affiliated to Shivaji University (India). Dr. Vanalakar has completed his Ph.D. (Materials Sciences, 2011) from Shivaji University, Kolhapur (India). He worked as visiting scientist at Iowa State University, Ames (USA) and Chonnam National University, Gwangju (South Korea). He has published/presented more than 120 research articles in well reputed national and international journals, books and conferences, including around 10 books on Basic and Applied Sciences. He is working as an editorial member of various international journals, including American Journal of Nano Research and Applications, Trends in Renewable Energy, Recent Patents on Materials Science, International Research Journal of Physics, Glacier Journal for Scientific Research, etc. He has working as reviewer of reputed journal such as Nanoscale, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Solar Energy, RSC Advances, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Materials and Design, Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Applied Surface Science, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, Thin Solid Films, etc. His Google Scholar citations are more than 1100 with h-index around 20.
Dr. Sharadrao A. Vanalakar research interest includes, Materials Science, Solid-State Physics, Energy, Nanotechnology, Solar Cell Materials, Thin Films, Gas Sensor, and Photo-catalysis.