Dr Venus Dillu is an Assistant Professor in Department of Physics, School of Basic Sciences and Research, Sharda University. She obtained her doctorate on the topic ‘Integrated Plasmonic Waveguides and Devices under the supervision of Prof R K Sinha, from Applied Physics Department, Delhi Technological University, Delhi in 2016. She has research papers published to her credit in reputed international journals like Journal of Applied Physics, Plasmonics etc. Her research work is centered towards the field of Photonics and Optics. She has expertise of research in the fields of Plasmonic devices and sensors, LASER, Fiber-Optics, Non-linear Optics and meta-materials.
She also has experimental research experience in paints and surface science technologies through her engagement as a part of her M.Tech project at Central Electro Chemical Research Institute, CSIR Lab at Karaikudi. Tamil Nadu, India before joining for PhD.
She has attended reputed Siegman International School on Lasers organized by The OSA Foundation at Stanford University, USA and Indo-UK Seminar on Computational Photonics organized by the Royal Society & DST at IIT Delhi. She was awarded various Officer Travel Grants from international optical societies OSA and SPIE to present her papers at FiO, Rochester, USA and at Optics & Photonics, San Diego, CA, USA. She has also received OSA Foundation Student Travel Grant to present her paper at FiO, Florida, USA. She has an Indian patent filed for her invention ‘System and method for detecting, identifying and classifying cancer cells.
She has won many awards and recognitions in various national and international conferences and seminars like OSA Foundation Award, USA; Paper Presentation Award, China; Poster Presentation Award (ICOL), India etc. She also received Silver Medal for her M.Tech degree received from NIT, Jamshedpur. She received her MSc (Physics) from St Johns College, Agra and BSc (Honours) Physics degree from Miranda House, University of Delhi. She is a member of the Optical Society and the SPIE.
She has cultivated a strong passion for learning and teaching Physics.
In addition to being an ardent debater, basket-ball player and painter, she has leadership qualities and was the Head Girl in school.
Her inspiration personalities include Lord Jesus Christ for His sacrificial love towards humanity, Sir Isaac Newton for his scientific passion, Albert Einstein for bringing science to a new pinnacle of fame, Jagdish Chardra Bose for numerous inventions with limited resources and Marie Curie for showing a glimpse to the world what a woman scientist can achieve in Science.