Niti Kant


Department of Physics

Lovely Professional University




Dr. Niti Kant is a Professor at Department of Physics, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab, India. He received Ph.D. degree in Plasma Physics from IIT Delhi in 2005. His research is focused on the areas of ultra-short intense laser interaction with plasmas and semiconductors, laser-plasma based accelerators, harmonic generations and THz radiation. He was Postdoc Fellow at POSTECH, South Korea from 2005 to 2007. He has supervised 10 M.Phil, 15 M.Sc and 6 Ph.D students. One research projects funded by CSIR is already completed and another two projects from CSIR and DST are ongoing under his supervision. He has published more than 75 research papers in various international reputed journals. He visited several countries e.g. UK, USA, Poland, South Korea, Egypt etc. and presented his research work at various international conferences/workshops. He is also a member of different renowned associations/societies e.g. OSI, PSSI, ISCA, IET, UKRI etc. Dr. Kant has been receiving Research Excellence and Research Appreciation Awards from Lovely Professional University since 2014 consecutively. He was also awarded with Best Researcher Award for 2020 by InSc and Science Father agencies. He has also been working in collaboration with various National and International university/institutes e.g. University of Strathclyde, UK, NIT Jalandhar, Delhi University etc.

Area of Interests

Laser-Plasma Interaction, Self-focusing of laser, Harmonic Generation, and Laser-induced electron acceleration, THz generation