Dr Abhishek Kumar Mishra

Visiting Fellow

Dr Abhishek Kumar Mishra is a Visiting Fellow in the technology assessment group under the Strategic Studies sector at CSTEP.


Currently, he is working as Senior Associate Professor at the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun. Prior to this, he worked as Assistant Professor (Selection Grade) at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, as Postdoc Research Associate at University College London, London, and as DST Young Scientist Fast Track Fellow at JNCASR, Bangalore. He has also been a Postdoc Research Associate at Texas A&M University, TX, and Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (2009), and was a Guest Scientist at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, as well.


Dr Mishra holds a PhD in Computational Physics, an MSc in Electronics, and a BSc in Physics, Computer Applications, and Maths—all from the University of Lucknow.


His areas of interest include computational materials design, first-principles-based simulations, computational catalysis, machine learning, molecular dynamics, battery electrode materials, and material for gas sensors.