Academic Profile

K. Pita joined the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, in November 1999, and is now a tenured faculty member. He received his Bachelor degree in Physics, Master and Ph.D. degrees from Imperial College of Sci., Tech. and Med., London. His research interests include novel oxide based and nanoparticles material systems for photonics applications. He has done significant work in his research areas and published in reputable international journal papers and conferences. He received Productivity Standard Board (PSB) Star Award (Innovation) in 1998 for his contribution to the Industrial Implementation of An Ion-Assisted Deposition Process. K. Pita is a Member of Institute of Physics and a Chartered Physicist (UK). He is listed in the Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who in Science and Engineering.
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Assoc Prof Kantisara Pita
Associate Professor, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Prof K. Pita's areas of expertise are synthesis and fabrication of novel oxide based films and nanoparticles for photonics applications such as light emitting based devices, waveguide and fiber optics based devices.
  • Vivek Mangalam and Kantisara Pita, “White light Emission from Thin-Film Samples of ZnO Nanocrystals co-doped with Eu3+ and Tb3+ ions in SiO2 matrix”, Materials 12, 1997, 2019 (doi:10.3390/ma121211997)

  • Vivek Mangalam and Kantisara Pita, “Effect of Interaction Distance at 614 nm red emission from Eu3+ions on Energy Transfer from ZnO-nc to Eu3+ Ions”, due to the enrgy transfer from ZnO-nc to Eu3+ ions”, Optical Materials Express 8, 3115 (2018)

  • Vivek Mangalam, Kantisara Pita, “Energy transfer efficiency from ZnO nanocrystals to Eu3+ions embedded in SiO2 films for emission at 614 nm”, Materials 10 (8), 930, 2017

  • Vivek Mangalam, Kantisara Pita and Christophe Couteau, “Study of energy transfer mechanism from ZnO nanocrystals to Eu3+ions”, Nanoscale Research Letters 11, 1-9, 2016

  • K. Pita, Pierre Baudin, Quang Vinh Vu, Roy Aad, Christophe Couteau and Gilles Lérondel, “Annealing temperature and environment effects on ZnO nanocrystals embedded in SiO2: a photoluminescence and TEM study”, Nanoscale Research Letters 8, 1-6, 2013