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Ashly Sunny

Doctoral Student

Research Interests:

Synthesis and characterization of low dimensional h-BN for electronic application.

  • Ph.D. student, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu (September 2020 - Current).

  • M.Sc. (Physics), Maharaja's College (Autonomous), Kochi, Kerala (2016-18).

  • B.Sc. (Physics), Alphonsa College, Pala, M.G. University, Kottayam, Kerala (2013-16).

Additional Qualifications:
  • CSIR NET (Lecturership), 2017.

Teaching Experience:
  • Assistant Professor (on contract), B.C.M. College, Kottayam, Kerala (2019-20).

Publications at NeoSMaRT

Room-Temperature Deep-UV Photoluminescence from Low-Dimensional Hexagonal Boron Nitride Prepared Using a Facile Synthesis


Ashly Sunny, A. Balapure, R. Ganesan, R. Thamankar;

ACS Omega, 7, 38, 33926–33933 (2022)

American Chemical Society

In the Spotlight

Team NeoSMaRT participates in IC-FMFT 2023
20 April 2023

NeoSMaRT group members participated and volunteered for the International Conference on Functional Materials for Future Technology (IC-FMFT 2023) hosted by the Centre for Functional Materials at VIT Vellore, India from April 19-21, 2023.

  • Ashly, Amrita, Keval, Meenu and Sreelakshmi participated in Poster Presentation, and also volunteered for the conference.

  • Girish actively volunteered in designing and compiling the official Book of Abstracts, and served as the Master of Ceremonies for the inaugural event.

  • Dr. Ramesh Thamankar served as the Chair for some technical sessions and organised the events as the Convener of the conference.

DST STUTI Workshop attended
5 February 2023

Ashly attended the 1-week training programme on R&D Equipment "Advanced Instrumentation: Theory and Practice" jointly organized by the Department of Physics, SAS, VIT, Vellore and NIT, Warangal under the DST STUTI scheme.

Conference - Poster Presentation
10 November 2022

Ashly presented her poster titled 'Room temperature Photoluminescence in low dimensional hexagonal Boron Nitride' at the International symposium on “Advanced Microscopy and its Application in Materials Science" organised by IIT, Madras, Chennai.

Publication in ACS Omega
15 September 2022

Ashly's paper on "Room-Temperature Deep-UV Photoluminescence from Low-Dimensional Hexagonal Boron Nitride Prepared Using a Facile Synthesis" is published in ACS Omega.


Conference - Oral Presentation - SRS22
11 August 2022

Ashly presented her work titled 'Room temperature photoluminescence in low dimensional hexagonal Boron Nitride' at the online Student Research Symposium 2022 themed 'Emerging Nanotechnology in Electron Devices' jointly organised by IEEE Chapters (NTC, EDS, and Sensors Council), IIT, Indore.

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