Barada has been awarded with the Marie Curie fellowship in 2015 to work at the Organic Materials Innovation Centre (OMIC). He is currently working in the areas of conjugated materials for OFET, OLED and OPV applications. He was also a visiting fellow at OMIC in 2014 and worked with Professor Michael Turner on the preparation and characterisation of conjugated polymer nanoparticles. Previously, he obtained PhD from Northern Illinois University, USA under the supervision of Professor Narayan Hosmane and subsequently worked there as a postdoctoral fellow with Professor Douglas Klumpp before obtaining PhD he studied at studied at IIT Bombay and Ravenshaw University in India. He returned to India and joined as a faculty at ITER, SOA University, Bhubaneswar.