Unnikrishnan V K

PhD (Laser Spectroscopy)

  • Department of Atomic and Molecular Physics, Academic Block-5, MIT Campus, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal

    576104 Udupi


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Research Interests

1. Laser spectroscopic instrumentation

2. Multi-modal spectroscopy

3. Remote sensing

4. Microplastic analysis

5. Child malnutrition 

Professional Information

Life member of Indian Laser Association (ILA), Laser Spectroscopic Society of India (LASSI) and Indian Science Congress Association. 

Awards and recognition:

1. IOP best reviewer 2023

2. National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic for a research/teaching/artistic stay in Slovakia in 2019 and 2020

Creative Works

Laser ablation techniques for gold purity check https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Mangalore/mahe-signs-mou-with-tn-company/article66646182.ece


18 years of experinece in              

* laser spectroscopic instrumentation

* prototype development for biomedical and environmental applications

* optical spectroscopy for remote sensing application

* optimizing multi-modal system for microplastic analysis  

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

… → 2012

External positions

Indian Institute of Technology Madras



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