Dr. Sachin Kinge

Sachin Kinge is part-time visiting scientist with interests in understanding fundamental properties of nanomaterials. He focuses on material synthesis methods, electron/phonon transport properties and prototype optoelectronic devices. He is advanced technology manager at Toyota Motor Europe (Zaventem, Belgium) where he works on functional materials and quantum effects.  The goal is to provide breakthrough solutions for sustainable energy, future smart society and mobility.

He is involved in advanced research through open innovation programs globally. He establishes structures for industry-academic partnership and external funding processes with involvement of Toyota. He has in-depth experience with advanced technology intellectual property portfolio management.


Technologies of interest include: flexible electronics, photovoltaics, sensors, battery/supercap/hydrogen generation/storage, thermoelectrics,  catalysis, magnetic materials, artificial intelligence and quantum computing.


 Selected publications




  1. Dependence of CO oxidation on Pt nanoparticle shape:A shape selective approach to PEM Fuel Cell catalysts, Appl. Organomet. Chem., 2008; 22: 49
  2. Synthesis, characterization and electrocatalytic performance of W surface modified, carbon supported Pt anode catalysts for low-temperature fuel cell applications, New Journal of Materials for Electrochemical Systems, 2006, 9, 107.
  3. H., Pt/Ru Colloidal Catalysts: Characterization and Determination of Kinetics for Methanol Electrooxidation, Electrochimica Acta, 2007, 52, 2277. 


Supramolecular chemistry, nanoassembly

  1. Gold nanoparticle assemblies through hydrogen-bonded supramolecular mediators, Langmuir, 2007, 23(17), 8772.

  2. Silver containing nanostructures from hydrogen-bonded supramolecular scaffolds s, Supramolecular Chemistry 20, 06 (2008) 593-600

  3. Assembling nanoparticles on surfaces and interfaces, ChemPhysChem, 2007, 2008, 9, 20. (most cited from ChemPhysChem)

  4. Silver nanoparticles from hydrogen-bonded supramolecular scaffolds, New J. Chem., 2008,32, 2071-2073 (Hot Article)

Magnetic materials, spintronics

  1. Magnetic Nanoparticle Assembly on Surfaces using Click-Chemistry. Langmuir,  2011 27 (2). 570.
  2. Low-temperature solution synthesis of chemically functional ferromagnetic FePtAu nanoparticles. Nano Letters, 2009, 9 (9). 3220

  3. Matter of age: growing anisotropic gold nanocrystals in organic media. PCCP, 2008, 10 . 951

  4. Nano-patterned monolayer and multilayer structures of FePtAu nanoparticles on aluminum oxide prepared by nanoimprint lithography and nanomolding in capillaries. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2011, 21 (38).  14800.

Optoelectronic materials- PV, Sensors, Thermoelectrics,

  1. Size-dependent electron transfer from PbSe quantum dots to SnO2 monitored by picosecond Terahertz spectroscopy, Nano Lett., 2011, 11 (12), 5234
  2. Photoconductivity of PbSe Quantum-Dot Solids: Dependence on Ligand Anchor Group and Length., Nano Lett., 2011, 11 (10), 4485

  3. Generating free charges by carrier multiplication in quantum dots for highly efficient photovoltaics, Acc Chem Res 2015 Feb 21;48(2):174-81. Epub 2015 Jan 21.

  4. Epitaxially connected PbSe quantum-dot films: controlled neck formation and optoelectronic properties. ACS Nano 2014 Nov 31;8(11):11499-511. Epub 2014 Oct 31.

  5. High charge-carrier mobility enables exploitation of carrier multiplication in quantum-dot films. Nature Commun  2013 ;4:2360.

  6. Free charges produced by carrier multiplication in strongly coupled PbSe quantum dot films, Nano Lett 2011 Oct 28;11(10):4485-9. Epub 2011 Sep 28.;

  7. Going Places Journal of International innovation

  8. Quantum Dots in Two-Dimensional Perovskite Matrices for Efficient Near-Infrared Light Emission, ACS Photonics 2017, 4, 830−836

  9. Infrared Quantum Dot Light Emitting Diodes with PbS Nanoparticle Assembled Carrier Transport

  10. All-printed thin-film transistors from networks of liquid-exfoliated nanosheets, Science, 07 Apr 2017: Vol. 356, Issue 6333, pp. 69-73,

  11. Hot-Wire Assisted ALD: A Study Powered by In Situ Spectroscopic Ellipsometry, 10.1002/admi.201700058, Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2017

  12. Monolithic porous magnesium silicide for Thermoelectrics, Dalton Transactions, 2017



Dr. Sachin S. Kinge

Dr. Sachin Kinge