Dr. Aiswarya Abhisek Mohapatra

Dr. Aiswarya Abhisek Mohapatra

Post-doctoral Research Associate

Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit (SSCU)
Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
Bengaluru 560012, INDIA
Phone: 080 2336 2099
E-mail: aabhisek@iisc.ac.inaabhisek100@gmail.com

Date of joining: August , 2014


Design and synthesis of pi-conjugated donor and acceptor molecules and their application in binary and ternary blend organic photovoltaics (OPV)
Developing high dielectric constant conjugated polymers for optoelectronics
Design and application of non-fullerene acceptors in OPVs


2012 – 2014: M.Sc. Chemistry, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad.
2009 – 2012: B.Sc. Chemistry Honours, B.J.B. Autonomous College, Bhubaneswar.

Experience (Internship)

May 2013 – July 2013: Summer Research Fellow, JNCASR, Bengaluru
January 2014 – May 2014: M.Sc. Project, School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
January 2016 – March 2016: Visiting Student in Physics, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK
November 2018 – February 2019: Visiting Student in Physics, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK
June 2019 – October 2019: Visiting Student in Physics, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK


  • Alec Pickett, Abhisek Mohapatra, Amrit Laudari, Soma Khanra, Thulasi Ram, Satish Patil, Suchismita Guha Hybrid ZnO-organic semiconductor interfaces in photodetectors: A comparison of two near-infrared donor-acceptor copolymers Organic Electronics 201745, 115-123
  • Aiswarya Abhisek Mohapatra, Vincent Kim, Boregowda Puttaraju, Aditya Sadhanala, Xuechen Jiao, Christopher R McNeill, Richard H Friend, Satish Patil Forster Resonance Energy Transfer Drives Higher Efficiency in Ternary Blend Organic Solar Cells ACS Applied Energy Materials 20181, 4874-4882
  • Alec Pickett, Aiswarya A Mohapatra, Suman Ray, Christopher Robledo, Kartik Ghosh, Satish Patil, Suchismita Guha Interfacial Effects of UV-Ozone Treated Sol-Gel Processable ZnO for Hybrid Photodetectors and Thin Film Transistors MRS Advances 20194, 31-32
  • Alec Pickett, Aiswarya A Mohapatra, Suman Ray, Qiangsheng Lu, Guang Bian, Kartik C Ghosh, Satish Patil, Suchismita Guha UV-Ozone Modified Sol-Gel Processed ZnO for Improved Diketopyrrolopyrrole-Based Hybrid Photodetectors ACS Applied Electronic Materials 20191(11), 2455-2462
  • A A Mohapatra, R Shivanna, S Podapangi, A Hinderhofer, M Ibrahim Dar, N Maity, F Schreiber, A Sadhanala, R H Friend, S Patil Role of Morphology and Förster Resonance Energy Transfer in Ternary Blend Organic Solar Cells (ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2020 https://doi.org/10.1021/acsaem.0c02179).
  • A A Mohapatra, V Tiwari and S Patil Energy Transfer in Ternary Blend Organic Solar Cells: Recent Insights and Future Directions (Energy Environ. Sci. 2021, Advance Article https://doi.org/10.1039/D0EE03170D).
  • A A Mohapatra, Y Dong, B Puttaraju, A Mohanty, A Sadhanala, X Jiao, C P Priyakumari, A Narayan, C R McNeill, J Durrant, S Patil Rational Design of Donor-Acceptor based Semiconducting Copolymers with High Dielectric Constant (https://doi.org/10.26434/chemrxiv.12561965.v1) (Under revision in JPC C).
  • J J Samuel, V K  Karrothu, R K C Balasubramanyam, A A  Mohapatra et al. Ionic Charge Storage in Diketopyrrolopyrrole-based Conjugated Redox Polymers (Manuscript under revision in JPC C)