Dr.Balakrishna S G

Dr.Balakrishna S G

Work experience

Work experience

Jul 2011 - Present

Ph.D Student

Leibniz-Institut für Neue Materialien
Studies on Graphene using UHV Atomic force microscope
Jun 2009 - Jun 2011

Project Assistant

Indian Institute of Science
Characterising materials like thin films nano structured materials using SQUID magnetometer and Atomic force microscope.


Jul 2011 - 2015

PhD in Physics

University of Saarland
  • Synthesis and research into the engineering applications of graphene as a solid lubricant and demonstration of its wear resistance capabilities under extreme loads.
  • Research into the directional dependence of frictional behavior on graphene when used as a lubricant in Nanomechanical devices.
2004 - 2006

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Kuvempu Vishwavidyanilaya