Dr. Manish Kumar (born 1977) is an Indian physicist, motivator & entrepreneur. His research interests involve Thin films, Surface-interface effects, Plasma processes,Photon-Matter interactions, Energy- & Bio-applications.
He received his doctoral degree in Physics from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (in 2010). During 2009-12, he worked as Research Associate at Inter University Accelerator Centre, New Delhi. During 2012-14, he worked as Assistant Professor at Central University of Rajasthan. During 2014-2017, he worked as Senior Researcher at Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea and led a group on plasma induced coatings for Energy, Optoelectronic- and Bio-applications.
Since March 2017, he is managing director of 'Organisation for Science Innovation and Research' India. He is also associated with I.nanoEnergy, a spinoff energy company of University of Porto, Portugal.
He has authored and co-authored more than 60 research articles in leading peer reviewed International journals and conferences. He is member of Material Research Society and life member of Materials Research Society of India. He is an editorial board member of Journal of Nanotechnology and Materials Science and also an active reviewer for major journals series i.e. Nature, Wiley, RSC, Elsevier, Springer etc.