Shubhangi Bhardwaj is a research scholar at the Centre for Nanoscience and Engineering (CeNSE), Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore. She is currently the chair of IEEE IISC Nanotechnology and Sensor Council. Her active engagement with the council was recognized by IEEE IISc and the Bangalore Section in the form of the “Best Officer Award 2021”. Her research primarily focuses on understanding device architecture, nanofabrication process flow design and its optimization, interfaces, and its impact on device physics, specific to photovoltaics. Her strength lies in optoelectronic characterization. She completed her master’s in energy from the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati where she also received the Young Scientist Award for the year 2018.