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Dr. Anju Anna Jacob

Dr Anju Anna Jacob
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering

Telephone: +971 4 6050151


Dr. Anju Anna Jacob is an Assistant Professor in Faculty of Engineering at Emirates Aviation University. She is an EASA CAR147 & GCAA CAR147 authorized Instructor. She has received her Doctoral degree in ‘Band Gap Engineering in Zinc Oxide and Fabrication of Visible Photodetectors’ with School of Electronics Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT). Preceding her PhD, she had completed Master degree (M.Tech) in Nanotechnology from VIT, India. Her research vertical pertains to Nanotechnology, Semiconductors, Optoelectronics, Photovoltaics, Thin films. She has been publishing her research findings in highly reputed international journals like RSC Advances and Journal of Alloys and Compounds. For her contributions in research, she has also received research awards from VIT, Vellore during four consecutive years from 2015. Prior to joining EAU she had served as engineering faculty at University of Bolton, RAK and Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Dubai.

  1. Doctor of Philosophy, Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore, India, 2019
  2. MTech in Nanotechnology, Vellore Institute of Technology, India, 2014
  3. B.Tech in Electronics & Communication Engineering, University of Kerala, India. 2011
  • Electronics and Communication
  • Avionics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Material Science.
  • Nanotechnology
  • Semiconductors
  • Optoelectronics
  • Thin Films
  • Photovoltaics
  1. Jacob, A.A., G, L.P.A., “A prototype to improve endurance of solar powered aircraft using MPPT and rechargeable battery”. Advances in Aircraft and Spacecraft Science, (2024) Volume 11, Number 1 Link
  2. Jacob, Anju Anna, and L. Balakrishnan. "Characteristic investigation and photodetection analysis on Zn1-xHgxO nanoflakes for near ultraviolet-visible photodetectors." Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2023): 169755.
  3. Sultan Naseeb Harib Fairouz Mubarak and Anju Anna Jacob. "The Impacts of Advanced Avionics on Degraded Visual Environments." International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace 10, no. 1 (2023): 3.
  4. Mustafa, Mohd, G. Anandhakumar, Anju Anna Jacob, Ngangbam Phalguni Singh, S. Asha, and S. Arockia Jayadhas. "Hybrid Renewable Power Generation for Modeling and Controlling the Battery Storage Photovoltaic System." International Journal of Photoenergy 2022 (2022), Article ID 9491808.
  5. Anju Anna Jacob, L. Balakrishnan, K. Shambavi and Z. C. Alex, “Multi-band visible photo response study of Co2+ doped ZnO nanoparticles”, in RSC Advances, 7 (2017), 39657
  6. Anju Anna Jacob, L. Balakrishnan, S. R. Meher, K. Shambavi and Z. C. Alex, “Structural, optical and photodetection characteristics of Cd alloyed ZnO thin film by spin coating”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 695 (2017): 3753-3759.
  7. Anju Anna Jacob, L. Balakrishnan, S. R. Meher, K. Shambavi and Z. C. Alex, “Synthesis of Zn1-xCdxO Nanoparticles by Co-Precipitation: Structural, Optical and Photodetection Analysis”, in International Journal of Nanoscience, 17 (2018), 1760015 (ESCI).
  8. Reshma S. Konjari, Anju A. Jacob, S. Jayanthi, C. Ramalingam and Anita S. Ethiraj, “Investigation of Biogenic Silver Nanoparticles Green Synthesized From Carica Papaya,” International Journal of Pharma and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 7 (2015): 107-110.

Conference Publications

  1. Anju Anna Jacob, L. Balakrishnan, S. R. Meher, K. Shambavi and Z. C. Alex, “Ammonia, acetone and ethanol gas sensing characteristics of CuO thin films grown by sputtering”, in Second International Conference on Materials Science and Technology (ICMST 2016), IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering 360 (2018): 012062
  2. Anju Anna Jacob, L. Balakrishnan, S. R. Meher, R. Sivacoumar K. Shambavi and Z. C. Alex, “Ammonia Sensing Characteristics of p-CuO and n-ZnO Thin Films: A Comparative Study”, in National Conference On Recent Advances in Smart Materials (NCRACM 2016), International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 10 (2015): 11-14.

Conferences Presented

  1. Green Synthesized Silver Nanoparticles in Solar Cell Application – A Short Review”, in 2nd International Conference on Bioenergy, Environment and Sustainable Technologies (BEST), Arunai Engineering College, Tiruvannamalai, India, Jan.28-31, 2015.
  2. “Synthesis of ZnO–PMMA Nanocomposite and its application in NIR Shield Activity”, in “2nd International Conference on Nanostructured Materials and Nanocomposites, (ICNM), Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India, Dec.19-21,2014.
  3. “Logic Gate Implementation Based on Self-collimated beams in Photonic crystals and their simulation methodology” in “6th international conference on science, engineering and technology” (SET), VIT University, Vellore, India, May 7-8, 2013.
  4. “Numerical solution of Schrodinger Wave Equation of Single particle in Time Independent and Time Dependent propagation modes and determination of multiple Eigen values solutions using MATLAB” in “5th International Conference on “Science, Engineering and Technology” (SET) VIT University, Vellore, India, Nov.8-9, 2012.