Dr. Priyanka Periwal

Dr. Priyanka Periwal
Research Scientist Associate III
Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924

Research Interests
High resolution Electron Microscopy
Cathodoluminescence of semiconductors and geological samples.
Nanomaterial surface characterization
Crystal growth

  • Education

    Ph.D. in Material Science, Joseph Fourier University, 2014
    Integrated Dual Masters in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Delhi University & Joseph Fourier University, 2011
    B. Sc. Chemistry, Hindu College, Delhi University, 2008

  • Professional History:

    Lab Manager, Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, Apr-Jun 2019
    Visiting Researcher at IBM T J Watson Research Center, New York, 2016-2018
    Research Associate at University of Cambridge, UK, 2015-2018

  • Selected Publications

    P. Periwal, N. V. Sibirev, G. Patriarche, B. Salem, F. Bassani, V. G. Dubrovskii, and T. Baron, Composition-Dependent Interfacial Abruptness in Au-Catalyzed Si1–xGex/Si/Si1–xGex Nanowire Heterostructures NanoLett., 14 (9), pp 5140–5147 (2014)

    P. Periwal, T. Baron, P. Gentile, B. Salem, F. Bassani, Growth strategies to control tapering in Ge nanowires, APL Materials 2, 046105 (2014)

    P Periwal, F Bassani, G Patriarche, L Latu-Romain, V Brouzet, B Salem, T Baron, Interfacial abruptness in axial Si/SiGe heterostructures in nanowires probed by scanning capacitance microscopy, physica status solidi (a) 2 (11) pp 509-513 (2014)

  • Selected Committees

    Member, Microscopy Society of America

  • Awards

    Best poster Award, Material Research Society, 2014
    Best Microscopic Image Award, Nanoscience Foundation, 2014
    EGIDE Scholarship, French Embassy in India, 2009-2010