CALENDER OF ACTIVITIES OF PHYSICS DEPARTMENT DURING 2015-2016  
     
 

FACULTY PROFILE OF PHYSICS DEPARTMENT

Name

Dr. RAGHU O

Designation

Assistant Professor of Physics and HOD in charge

Educational Qualifications

M.Sc., B.Ed., Ph.D., CSIR JRF and NET

Date of Birth

1-4-1973

Email & Phone no.

oraghu@gmail.com , 9946 787 187

Address:

Krishnakripa, Puthumanassery, Pavaratty, ThrissurDt.680507

Title of thesis

Realization of a scanning photoacoustic technique: Thermal properties of bulk and film samples - Cochin University of Science & Technology, 2008 Name of Supervisor - Dr.Jacob Philip, Former Director, SOPHISTICATED TEST AND INSTRUMENTATION CENTRE(STIC)

Publications

I. Journal and conference papers

1. A dual channel photoacoustic cell for photoacoustic microscopy of solid samples O.Raghu and J.Philip, J.Instrum.Soc.India33, (2003) 155-158.

2. Thermal properties of paint coatings on different backings using a scanning photoacoustic technique -O.Raghu and J.Philip, Meas.Sci.Technol. 17, (2006) 2945-2949 .

3. A dual channel photoacoustic microscope for nondestructive evaluation of solid samples - O.Raghu and J.Philip, J.Instrum.Soc.India 36(4), (2006) 279-283.

4. A dual channel photoacoustic cell for photoacoustic microscopy of solid samples - Proceedings of the National symposium on instrumentation (NSI-27), 2002Bharathiar University, Coimbatore .

5. A dual channel photoacoustic microscope for nondestructive evaluation of solid samples - Proceedings of the National symposium on Instrumentation (NSI-30),2005 Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi.

6. Development of a scanning photoacoustic technique for the quality evaluation of coatings, such as paints - Proceedings of the XIX Kerala Science Congress, Kannur, 29-31 January 2007.

II. Patents

1. Title of the invention : A PHOTO ACOUSTIC SCANNING INSTRUMENT, AN AUTOMATED SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF FOR DETERMINING THERMAL PROPERTIES OF COATINGS Name of Inventor :1) JACOB PHILIP 2)O. RAGHU COCHIN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE &TECHNOLOGY (SOPHISTICATED TEST ANDINSTRUMENTATION CENTRE) Application No.1946/CHE/2009 A Date of filing of Application :17/08/2009Publication Date : 15/06/2012 Issue No. 24/2012 Official Journal of the Patent Office, Govt. Of India International classification :G01N Abstract :The present invention relates to a photo acoustic scanning instrument, an automated system and method thereof for determining thermal properties such as thermal diffusivity, thermal effusivity, thermal conductivity and heat capacity of coatings such as paints, on substrates.

III. Edited Books

1. Proceedings of the National Symposium on Materials and Characterization sponsored by UGC and organized by Department of Physics, KKTM Govt. College, Pullut.

Areas of Interest

Electronics(Analog and Digital), Instrumentation, Photoacoustic and Photothermal Phenomena, Imaging techniques, neural networks.

Courses taught (UG level)

Thermal and Statistical Physics, Electrodynamics, Communication electronics, Phase locked Loops and Digital Integrated circuits, General Informatics, Properties of Matter, Oscillations and Waves.

Refresher/Orientation courses attended

1. Orientation course – conducted by academic staff college, University of Calicut from15-01-08 to 13-02-08.

2. Refresher course in Environmental science (Interdisciplinary) – conducted by academic staff college, University of Calicut from 27-01-11 to 16-02-11.

3. Refresher course in Experimental Physics –at Indian Institute of Science Bangalore jointly organized by Indian Academy of Sciences Bangalore, Indian national science academy New Delhi and National academy of sciences Allahabad from 6-08-2013 to 22-08-2013.

Seminars/Workshops attended

1. Workshop on Soft Skills Development organized by Curriculum development Centre Kalamassery, Department of Technical education, Govt. of Kerala. From 10-03-2008 to 12-03-2008.

2. Workshop on General Informatics sponsored by Kerala State Higher Education Council and organized by KKTM Govt. College, Pullut from 22-08-11 to 24-08-11.

3. National seminar on Frontiers of Instrumentation sponsored by Department of Collegiate Education( DCE) and organized by KKTM Govt. College, Pullut from 31-01-2012 to 1-02-2012.

4. Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights sponsored by Patent Information Centre –Kerala and KSCSTE Thiruvananthapuram organized by KKTM Govt. College, Pullut on 12-07-2012.

5. National seminar on Current Trends in the Fields of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology sponsored by UGC and organized by Department of Physics, KKTM Govt. College, Pullut on 13-12-2012 and 14-12-2012.

6. National seminar on Recent advances in Physics sponsored by Department of Collegiate Education( DCE) and organized by Department of Physics KKTM Govt. College, Pullut on 31-01-2013.

7. National seminar on Advances in Theoretical Physics sponsored by Department of Collegiate Education( DCE) and organized by Department of Physics KKTM Govt. College, Pullut on 10-10-2013 and 11-10-2013.

8. National seminar on Materials and Characterization sponsored by UGC and organized by Department of Physics, KKTM Govt. College, Pullut on 17-12-2013 and 18-12-2013.

9. National seminar on Astrphysicssponsored by Department of Collegiate Education( DCE) and organized by Department of Physics KKTM Govt. College, Pullut on 20-11-2014 and 21-11-2014.

Positions held

1. Fine arts advisor to the college students union 2011-12.

2. Convener, Anti ragging cell 2012-13.

3. Nodal officer of the college for All India Survey on Higher Education 2012-13.

4. Assistant Chief Superintendent of KKTM Govt. College for Calicut University Examinations, 2013

5. Staff advisor to the college students union 2013-14.

6. Coordinator, Internal Quality assurance cell (IQAC), 2014-15.

7. Observer for College union elections 2014-15.

8. Head of the department in charge 2013-15.

9. Coordinator of Workshop on General Informatics sponsored by Kerala State Higher Education Council and organized by KKTM Govt. College, Pullut from 22-08-11 to 24-08-11.

10. Coordinator of National seminar on Frontiers of Instrumentation sponsored by Department of Collegiate Education( DCE) and organized by KKTM Govt. College, Pullut from 31-01-2012 to 1-02-2012.

11. Coordinator of National seminar on Recent advances in Physics sponsored by Department of Collegiate Education( DCE) and organized by Department of Physics KKTM Govt. College, Pullut on 31-01-2013.

12. Coordinator of National seminar on Materials and Characterization sponsored by UGC and organized by Department of Physics, KKTM Govt. College, Pulluton17-12-2013 and 18-12-2013.

Extension activities

1. Prepared question papers of physics for Higher Secondary and Vocational Higher Secondary examinations conducted by Govt. of Kerala during the years 2008 - 2011 .

2. Member of judging panel for District level School Science exhibition during several years.

3. Ph.D Thesis examiner for Anna University, Coimbatore.

4. Resource person for training of lab assistants of polytechnic colleges in Kerala organized by Department of Technical education at Govt. Polytechnic College, Kalamassery.

5. Delivered an invited talk on the topic ‘Physics and Music’ at MES Asmabi College, Vemballur on the occasion of the inauguration of their physics association.

6. Delivered an invited talk on the topic ‘Medical Imaging Techniques –Magnetic Resonancce Imaging’ at CarmalCollege, Mala on the occasion of the inauguration of their physics association.

7. Consultant for the preparation of the curriculum (2014 revision) for B.Sc. Applied Physics Programme of Calicut University.

Membership in professional organizations

1. Life member, Association of Physics Teachers (APT), Kerala.


Name

LOVELY GEORGE

Designation

Assistant Professor in Physics

Date of birth

15-02-1974

Educational Qualifications

M Sc , B Ed , NET.

Date of entry into service

17-02-2011

Email & Phone no.

logeojomy@gmail.com , 9446 359 097

Orientation/Refresher Courses attended

1. Orientation Course, Academic Staff College, University of Calicut , Nov 2011.

2. Refresher course on Nanoscience, Academic Staff College, University of Calicut ,Sept 2014.

Seminars/Workshops attended:

1. National Seminar in Physics on NLO held at Sacred Heart College, Chalakudy on 10-03-2011 & 11-03-2011

2. National Seminar on “Advances in Theoretical Physics “at K.K.T.M. Govt. College , Pullut on 10-10-2013 & 11-10-2013.

3. National Seminar on “Materials and Characterization – Emerging Trends “on 17-12-2014 & 18-12-2014 at K.K.T.M. Govt. College , Pullut.

4. National Seminar on Astrophysics at KKTM College, Pullut on 20/11/2014-21/11/2014

5. National level workshop on Characterization techniques at Cochin University of Science and Technology on 19-3-2015 to 21-3-2015

Publications: Nil

Positions held

1. Joint Convener for UGC sponsored National Seminar on “ Materials and Characterization – Emerging Trends “ on 17th & 18th Dec,2013 at K.K.T.M. Govt. College , Pullut.

2. Member of Anti - Ragging cell.

3. Co-ordinator of State Govt. sponsored National Seminar on Astrophysics at K.K.T.M. Govt. College , Pullut, on 20/11/2014 & 21/11/2014.

4. As Presiding Officer in general elections to Lok Sabha and Legislative Assembly.

Research Activities:

1. Registered for Ph.D under E M Mohammed, Associate Professor (Retd.), Maharajas College, Ernakulam,Mahatma Gandhi Univerrsity,Kottayam.

2. Topic: Study of Colossal Magnetoresistive properties of mixed nano particle ferrites.


Name

DHANYA N P

Designation

Assistant Professor in Physics

Date of birth

16-01-1979

Educational Qualifications

M Sc , B Ed , NET.

Date of entry into service

20-06-2011.

Email & Phone no.

dhanyaajan@gmail.com , 9446 145 634

Orientation/Refresher Courses attended

1. Orientation Course, Academic Staff College, Kerala University , Nov 2011.

2. 5 Day FLAIR INDUCTION TRAINING at Thiruvananthapuram from 2-12-2013 to 6-12-2013.

3. 3 Day training on NANOTECHNLOGY at IISc.Bangalore from 3-2-14 to 6-1-14 conducted by FLAIR.

4. 3 Day Faculty Development Programme on Advanced Pedagogy Techniques at IIT Madras from 4-8-14 to 6-8-14 conducted by FLAIR.

5. 2 Day training on current communication skills at Thiruvananthapuram from 14-11-14 to 15-11-14 conducted by FLAIR.

6. 2 day FLAIR Refresher course at Thiruvananthapuram from 20-7-2015 to 21-7-2015

Seminars/Workshops attended:

1. National Seminar on Frontiers of Instrumentaion “at K.K.T.M. Govt. College , Pullut on 31-1-2012 and 1-2-2012.

2. National seminar on Recent Advances in Physics at K.K.T.M. Govt. College , Pullut on 31-1-2013.

3. National Seminar on Recent Trends in Nanomaterials and Nanodevices RTNN 2013 at SNM Maliankara on 5-9-2013 and 6-9-2013.

4. National Seminar on “Advances in Theoretical Physics “at K.K.T.M. Govt. College , Pullut on 10-10-2013 & 11-10-2013.

5. National Seminar on “Materials and Characterization – Emerging Trends “ on 17-12-2014 & 18-12-2014 at K.K.T.M. Govt. College , Pullut.

6. National level workshop on Characterization techniques at Cochin University of Science and Technology on 19-3-2015 to 21-3-2015.

Positions held

1. College level Nodal officer AISHE(All India Survey on Higher Education) from November 2013.

2. Member of anti harassment cell.

3. Coordinator- Electronics club.

4. Coordinator-Workshop on HAM Radio conducted by Physics Department and Electronics club on 07.11.2014.

5. Coordinator –Energy and Environment Conservation Club.

6. Coordinator-Awareness class on Energy Management conducted by Physics department and EECC on 11.02.2015.

Research Activities:

Registered for Ph.D under Dr.P R Sasikumar Maharajas College, Ernakulam, Mahatma Gandhi Univerrsity,Kottayam.

Title: Development of laser beam deflection sensor and the study of molecular and thermal diffusion of micro and nano paricles in liquids.

Extension activities

1. Prepared questions for PSC examination with diploma level questions in the year 2013-14.

2. Acted as project guide for M.Sc students of SNM College,Maliankara during the year 2013-14 and 2014-15.

3. Acted as coordinator of Energy and Environment Conservation club of the college and organized energy awareness classes, energy utilization survey and also conducted and a sale promotion expo of energy efficient LED bulbs assembled by the students of Physics department.

Membership in professional organizations

1. Life member, Association of Physics Teachers (APT), Kerala.

Papers published

Laser Beam Deflection Method to find the Diffusion coefficient of Glucose in water in UGC sponsored National Seminar on Material Characterization at Aquinas college Edakochi.(ISBN NO:978-93-5212-202-8).

Courses taught (UG level)

Thermal and Statistical Physics, Numerical skills, Nonconventional energy sources, Advanced electronics, Electronics , Properties of Matter, Oscillations , Waves and acoustics, General Informatics, Op-Amps and Digital Integrated Circuits, Methodology of Science and Physics.

Name

Bindu.C

Designation

Assistant Professor in Physics

Date of birth

13-04-1976

Educational Qualifications

MSc,B.Ed,NET,SET

Date of entry into service

22/06/2011

Email & Phone no.

binduc314@gmail.com, 9446 341 168

Orientation /Refresher course attended

1.Orientation Course ,Academic staff college, University of Calicut- November 2014

Seminar/Workshop attended

1. National seminar in Physics at Christ College, Irinjalakuda in the year 2011.

2. State level seminar on Advances in theoretical Physics (ADITHY) at KKTM Govt.College,Pullut on 10/10/2013-11/10/2013.

3. National level seminar on Material characterization –Emerging Trends on 17/12/2014 and 18/12/2014.

4. State level seminar on Astrophysics at KKTM College, Pullut on 20/11/2014-21/11/2014.

Publication

Nil

Positions held

1. Coodinator for National seminar on the topic Advances in theoretical physics-ADITHY 2013

2. Member of Discipline committee

3. Member of staff-club

4. Departmental coordinator of Science Exhibition held at KKTM College -2014-15

5. Member of Anti harassment cell

Research Activities

Registered for PhD under V P Joseph, Associate Professor, Christ College, Irinjalakuda, Calicut University

Topic: Split Ring Resonator based Meta material Sensors for Microwave Applications

Extension Activities

1. Member of the judging Panel of Intercollegiate Power point presentation ‘Orion ‘held at

Christ College, Irinjalakuda.


OUR LABORATORY ATTENDERS

1. Mr. JEESON K V

2. Mr. REGI M G