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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ph.D (Physics), Pondicherry University, India. 
  • M.Sc. (Physics), Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, India.
  • B.Sc. (Physics main with Mathematics & Chemistry subsidiaries), University of Madras, India.

 

Post doctoral experience

S.No

               Position

         Institute

       Field of Research

      1

     Post doctoral fellow

 Raman Research Institute, Bangalore, India

    Nonlinear Optics, Ultrafast Spectroscopy & Nanophotonics

      2 

     Post doctoral fellow  

  Indian Institute of    Science, Bangalore,    India   

   Optical Switching, Ultrafast Spectroscopy & THz Spectroscopy on Nanomaterials (Graphene and CNT)

RESEARCH  AREAS (Nanophotonics)

  • Raman Spectroscopy of nanomaterials, e-ph coupling   (Metal oxide, Graphene, Graphene Oxide)
  • Linear and Nonlinear optical properties of Nanomaterials, crystals
  • Electron Energy transfer phenomena in nanocomposite –dye doped polymer systems.
  • Ultrafast electron dynamics nanoparticles (Pump -probe and Time resolved spectroscopy)
  • FRET and NSET based Optical Sensing
  • Corroison and Corrosion inhibition studies through Physical and NDT Techniques

Sponsored Research Projects

Completed 

  1. SYNTHESIS AND EXCITON DYNAMICS STUDY ON SEMICONDUCTOR QUANTUM DOT NANOCOMPOSITE POLYMERS

Department of Science and Technology (DST- FAST Track)- 20.4 Lakhs

2. OPTICAL POWER LIMITING STUDIES ON Ag AND Cu NANO WIRE COMPOSITE GLASSES

Defense Research and Development Organisation- 48.32 Lakhs

3. SYNTHESIS, EXCITON AND PHONON PROPERTIES OF NIO NANOTUBE COMPOSITE POLYMER FILMS

Council ofScientific and Industrial Research- 15 lakhs

Ongoing

4. Multiple Exciton Harvesting at Zero-Dimensional/Two-Dimensional (ZnO/MoSâ‚‚) –Polymer Heterostructures"

DST, SCIENCE & ENGINEERING RESEARCH BOARD (SERB) - 43.25 Lakhs (Started 25th March 2019 to 2022)

Awards/Fellowships/Honors

2) 2009-Department of Science and Technology (DST), Young Scientist Fellowship
1) 2007-Japan Society for the Promotion of Scince (JSPS) fellowship

    Short term courses organized

  1. Short term course on Postgraduate level physics problem solving, Department of Physics, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli during 2013.
  2. Short term course on “Optical and Ultrasonic methods in NDE”, Department of Physics, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli during 16-20, Oct. 2013.
  3. Short-term course on Waves and Oscillations in Science & Technology, Department of Physics, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (October 7 – 8, 2014)
  4. National workshop on Future Non destructive Technologies,  Department of Physics, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (September 15 & 16, 2016)

    Short term courses attended

  1. Induction Training program on “INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN AND DELIVERY” 07  To 12-07-2008  Indian Institute of Technical Teachers Training & Research, Chennai
  2. Two week ISTE workshop on THERMODYNAMICS IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING ,IIT –BOMBAY 14TH TO 24TH JUNE 2011
  3. FDP ON Advanced nanomaterials- Process, Characterization and Applications 6 to 12 July 2011, NIT-Calicut

Invited presentations/talk

  1. “Optical nonlinearity and excited electron dynamics in noble metal nanoparticles” Indo – French workshop on Laser Physics and Quantum Optics held in Raman Research Institute, Bangalore, 2006
  2. “Light and metallic nanoparticles”- Invited Lecture- International Conference on Photonics, Nanotechnology and Computer Applications, 25-28 Feb 2009, PRIST University.
  3. “Light and nanomaterials”- Invited Lecture -International Conference on wave & Materials Science 23rd Aug. 2010.  St. Josephs College of Arts and Science, Cuddalore.

RESEARCH GUIDANCE

Number of Ph.D guided:  3  

  1. Dr. T. Pandiyarajan,                                     2013
  2. Dr.R. Udhayabaskar                                    2015
  3. Dr. S. Muthumariappan                           2017

Ph.D ongoing

  1. S. Hariharan
  2. Neena Prasad
  3. I. Abdul Rasheed (Part Time -DRDO)
  4. C. Madhumitha
  5. R. Venkadesh Kumar
  6. Anoop Sunny

M.S (NDT) Completed 

S. Aravidth (M.S in NDT)

PG Dessertations guided

M. Tech Students - 30 (with external students 35)

M.Sc Students      -  30 (with external students 35)

International Students guided

1. Mr Jean-Loup NOËL, ENSMA, France  as a summer Internship student

2. Mr. Mortin Morget , ENSMA, France  as a summer Internship student