Ashok Chauhan

Research Associate

Dr Ashok Chauhan
Dept of Physics
University of Bath
Bath. BA2 7AY
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225 385360

Research Interests

Nanomaterials, Microfluidic devices, Experimental modelling of neural networks.

Outreach Activities

  1. 'Mission to mars' challenge for students from five schools in Bath.
  2. Contribution to University of Bath's STEM outreach activities.

Public Engagement

  1. SET for Britain 2016 poster exhibition in the House of Commons.
  2. Shortlisted for display in Images of Research competition 2017, University of Bath.


  1. David Parkin summer studentship 2008, University of Bath, UK.
  2. University Research Studentship 2009, University of Bath, UK.
  3. Best poster prize in NANOCON 2012 conference.


Journal Articles

  1. Chauhan, A. S., Taylor-Harrod, I., Littlejohn, S., and Nogaret, A. (2017). Ultrafast pressure sensing with transient tunnelling currents. Nanoscale, 9, 4544-4549.

  2. O'Callaghan, E. L., Chauhan, A. S., Zhao, L., Lataro, R. M., Salgado, H. C., Nogaret, A., and Paton, J. F. R. (2016). Utility of a novel biofeedback device for within-breath modulation of heart rate in rats: a quantitative comparison of vagus nerve versus right atrial pacing. Frontiers in Physiology, 7(27). DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2016.00027.

  3. Nasirpouri, F., Pourmahmoudi, H., Abbasi, F., Littlejohn, S., Chauhan, A., and Nogaret, A. (2015). Modification of chemically exfoliated graphene to produce efficient piezoresistive polystyrene-graphene composites. Journal of Electronic Materials, 44(10), 3512-3522. DOI: 10.1007/s11664-015-3799-0.

  4. Chauhan, A., and Nogaret, A. (2013). Direct pressure sensing with carbon nanotubes grown in a micro-cavity. Applied Physics Letters, 102(23), [233507]. DOI: 10.1063/1.4811166.

Conference Papers

  1. Chauhan, A. and Nogaret, A., 2016. Experimental Study of Multistability and Attractor Dynamics in Winnerless Neural Networks. ICANN 2016, Part 1, LNCS 9886, p. 562, 2016. DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-44778-0.

  2. Chauhan, A., Zhao, Le., Paton, J.F.R. and Nogaret, A., 2016. Bio-inspired Hardware Central Pattern Generator (hCPG) as a Therapy for Cardiorespiratory Disease. 9th EAI International Conference on Bio-inspired Information and Communications Technologies (formerly BIONETICS). DOI: 10.4108/eai.3-12-2015.2262517.