Not everything around us can be felt or seen and some things can be harmful. At Sensors Lab in KAUST, we make our life safer by sensing harm around us.
Mani Teja Vijjapu PhD Student, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests

  • Gas Sensors
  • Fractional order capacitors
  • Memristors
  • Nano fabrication and characterization


Bldng 3, Level 3, 3203-WS26

Honors & Awards

  • CTCI Scholarship for International graduate students in Taiwan in the year 2017.
  • Outstanding Academic Scholarship by NCTU, Taiwan from 2016-2018.

Education Profile

  • Masters in Solid state devices at National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, 2018
  • B. Tech in Electronics and Communications at JNTUA, India, 2013

Mani Teja recently joined the sensors group as a PhD student in KAUST, his research is focused on developing Semiconductor based sensing platform for Gas Sensors using active polymers. His research interests also includes fabricating and characterizing the Fractional order capacitors, memristors mimicking synapses for neuromorphic computing applications.

Education and early career

Mani Teja did his bachelors in Electronics and communications from Jawaharlal Technological University Anantapur, India in the year 2013. He worked as a research associate for Physical Research Laboratory, India for couple of years. He further continued to work as a research associate at IIT Madras, India. Later he pursued his masters in Solid state electronic devices from National Chiao-Tung University (NCTU), Taiwan and graduated in 2018. His Master’s thesis is focused on fabricating a binary synapse like memristor using atomic layer deposition. He did his summer internship at National Device Laboratory (NDL-NARL Labs), Taiwan. He decided to pursue his passion being a PhD scholar at Sensors lab, KAUST from January 2018.  

Research Interests

Mani is interested in CMOS based Nano device fabrication and characterization, Gas Sensors, Memristors and dielectrics.