Full Profile

Education

  1. B.Sc. (Physics) - 1992, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India
  2. M.Sc. (Physics) - 1994, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, India
  3. PGDCA (Computer Applications) - 1995, St. Xavier’s College, Tirunelveli, India
  4. Ph.D. (Theoretical Physics) - 2002, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India (Work done @ Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad). Thesis Title :  Studies on Time Dependent and Stationary Classically Chaotic Quantum Systems

Experience

  1. Post-Doctoral Fellow, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India (Jan 2002 - Sept 2002).
  2. Post-Doctoral Fellow, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel (Oct 2002 - Oct 2003).
  3. Research Associate, School of Physics, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, India (Nov 2003 - Aug 2005).
  4. Scientist, School of Physics, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, India (Sept 2005 - April 2006).
  5. Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (April 2006 - February 2018).
  6. Associate Professor, Department of Physics, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (March 2018 - ).

Research Areas

  1. Chaotic Quantum Systems
  2. Nodal Domain Statistics
  3. Characterization of Two-qubit Operators
  4. Nonlocality of Bipartite Quantum Systems

Teaching

Academic Responsibilities

Syllabi & Curricula

  1. Staff coordinator in framing curriculum & syllabi for M.Sc. (Applied Physics) in the academic year 2007 - 08.
  2. Active participation in revising the syllabi of Physics I & II courses (I B.Tech.) in the academic year 2010 - 11.
  3. Staff coordinator for minor revision of syllabi for M.Sc. (Physics) in the academic year 2010 - 11.
  4. Staff coordinator for major revision of curriculum & syllabi for M.Sc. (Physics) in the academic year 2014 -15.

 

Lab

  1. In-charge of preparing I B.Tech. (Physics) Lab Manual (2006 - 2009).
  2. I B.Tech. (Physics) Lab has been constantly expanded and upgraded to cater the need of 800 students.
  3. I B.Tech. (Physics) Lab Equipments worth of about Rs. 5 Lakhs have been purchased (2006 - 2009).

 

Coordination

  1. I B.Tech. (Physics I & II) Subject Coordinator (2006 - 2009).
  2. Admission and Staff Coordinator for I M.Sc. (Applied Physics) (2009 - 2011).
  3. Admission and Staff Coordinator for I M.Sc. (Physics) (2011 - 2015).

Ph.D. Guidance

  1. S. Balakrishnan, Nonlocal characterization and applications of two-qubit gates (2012).
  2. R. Muthuganesan, Fidelity and measurement based quantum correlation measure for bipartite states (2018).

Administration

  1. Warden, Amber-A Hostel, December 2010 – June 2013
  2. Warden, Agate Hostel, July 2013 – November 2015 

Publications

Lectures Delivered

  1. Chaos in a well: Role of competing length scales, TPSC seminar (April 2002), Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai.
  2. Non-KAM transition to chaos in simple dynamical model, TPSC seminar (April 2002), Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli.
  3. Nodal domain distribution of rectangular drums, National Conference on Nonlinear Systems and Dynamics (February 2005), Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.
  4. Chaos in Generalized Standard Map, Theme meeting on Bifurcation, Chaos, Synchronization and its Application (December 2005), School of Physics, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli.
  5. Nodal domain distribution of rectangular drums, National Conference on Nonlinear Systems and Dynamics (February, 2005), Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.
  6. Measurements(in Tamil), Physics Training programme for School Students, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (August 2006).
  7. Anomalous Diffusion in Hamiltonian Systems, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad (June 2007).
  8. Quantum Computation – A New Paradigm, Workshop on Frontier Topics in Physics (February 2009), Chikkanna Government Arts College, Tiruppur, sponsored by IAS, INSA and NAS.
  9. Quantum Computation – A New Paradigm, Lecture Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics and Applications in Engineering (August 2009), PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, sponsored by IAS, INSA and NAS.
  10. Characterization of two-qubit gates, International Workshop on Quantum Information (February 20-26, 2012), Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad.
  11. Thermodynamics, UGC Refresher Course in Physics, Academic Staff College, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli (05.12.2012).
  12. Free and forced oscillations including continuous systems, Lecture Workshop on Dynamical Systems, (December 26-28, 2013), PSGR Krishnammal College for Women, Coimbatore, Sponsored by IAS, INSA, NAS.
  13. Electromagnetic Waves, UGC Refresher Course in Physics Academic Staff College, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli (18.11.2014).
  14. Physics through Oscillations, Short-term course on Waves and Oscillations in Science & Technology, Department of Physics, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (October 7 – 8, 2014).
  15. Maxwell and Polarization, Refresher Course in Physics, UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli (22.02.2016).
  16. Thermodynamics and Partition Function, Workshop on Statistical Physics and Material Science (Sponsored by TEQIP – II), Department of Physics, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (21 – 23 July, 2016).
  17. The Classroom Experience, National Conference on Modern Perspectives and Strategies in Teaching, Learning and Evaluation (Sponsored by NAAC), M.D.T. Hindu College, Tirunelveli (30.09.2016 – 01.10.2016).
  18. Quantum Mechanics, Faculty Improvement Programme (Sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India), Department of Physics, Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirappalli (29 – 30, March 2017).
  19. En-light-enment from Maxwell, Guest lecture at Anjalai Ammal Mahalingam Engineering College, Kovilvenni, Thiruvarur District, Tamilnadu (07.10.2017).