Dr. Pawan Tyagi

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Pawan TyagiCurriculum Vitae


Research Interests

  • Molecular spintronics for quantum property-based computer technology
  • Nanotechnology enabled Additive manufacturing and postprocessing
  • Renewable energy harvesting with spin photovoltaic cells and solar thermal air heaters
  • Nanosensors for biochemical and electromagnetic energy detection
  • Student presentation based effective Teaching (SPET)
  • Application of Positive Intelligence in higher education and parenting


Johns Hopkins University, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Postdoctoral scholar, (2008-2010)

University of Kentucky, Materials Sci.and Eng., Ph.D. (2005-2008)

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK), Materials Sci.and Eng., M.S. (2000-2002)

Industrial Training at MIDHANI, India, Metal & Alloys Manufacturing, Trainee (1998-1999)

Indian Institute of Technology Rookee (IITR), Materials Sci.and Eng., B.S. (1994-1998)

Academic Merits

  • BEYA STEM Innovator Award 2020, BEYA Global Conference, 14, Feb 2020, Washington DC.
  • Federal Grants Awards: $10 Million (as PI) and additional $11 M as co-PI at UDC
  • 47 Peer-reviewed publications, 530 citations, Research Gate score 26.47.
  • Four consecutive School of Engineering Awards 2012-2016 for Excellence in Research
  • Nine consecutive outstanding ratings in 2012-2020 yearly faculty evaluation at UDC.
  • Summa cum laude (4 GPA) in graduate school at University of Kentucky (2002-2008)
  • 17th National rank (3rd South Zone rank) in Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineers (GATE), India.

Contact Information

Pawan Tyagi, Ph.D.
4200 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20008
Bldg 42, Room 213-E
Office Ph: (202) 274-6601
Email: ptyagi@udc.edu

Personnel webpage: https://www.proknowledge.co/
Professional Profiles: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=1kc4f_0AAAAJ&hl=en
ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Pawan_Tyagi4/scores
Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pawan-tyagi-61374914/