Dr. Vijaykumar Jadhav is a recipient of the Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2016 to develop advanced materials for 3D Li-ion batteries at University College Cork.

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Dr. Vijaykumar joined Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT), Shantou, China in 2019 as a Research Scientist in the Material Science and Engineering Labs. His research is focused on the synthesis of metal oxide and MXene materials for energy storage and generation technologies. He has been awarded as Young Scientist through Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, Lindau, Germany during 29th June-7th July 2019 to represent Ireland. He is a one of the five young scientist awardee to represent Ireland at the prestigious event with Nobel Prize-winning physicists from 30th June to 5th July 2019, Lindau, Germany.

He is an active reviewer for ACS, Elsevier, RSC, and Springer journals. He has published 32 peer-reviewed journal articles and 1 book chapter. He so far has delivered 3 Invited Talks and 2 oral presentations at prestigious scientific peer-conferences with international acclaims and awards, generated research funds in excess of >€ 350,000, supervised students/junior researchers, and actively participated in outreach and scientific dissemination for the service of wider community. He has several collaborations with eminent scientists across the globe including Australia, Saudi Arabia, Korea, China, Ireland, Poland, and India. He also has an excellent collaboration and interactions with over 25 junior and senior colleagues in India, South Korea, China, and Ireland with whom he has co-authored his publication.

As an asset, Dr. Jadhav successfully qualified the National eligibility test (NET) with 364th rank, conducted by CSIR, in Physics, New Delhi, India which helped him to get Ph.D. admission which is also one of the essential eligibility criteria for Assistant Professor Position in various national universities in India. He has demonstrated an outstanding ability as independent research, great teamwork and international network in six countries of three continents (Asia, Europe, and Australia). Embracing several countries and cultures is important in someone, looking to dedicate a life to exploration in science and technology.