Physics


Dr. N. Shanthi

Associate Professor

Specialization
Theoretical Atomic and Condensed Matter Physics

Education

  • 1990- Ph.D., Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Work Experience

  • Post-Doctoral work at Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • 1998 - Various Project positions
  • 1992–1997 - CSIR Research Associate
  • 1992 - Post-doctoral work at Department of Nuclear Physics, University of Madras, Madras
  • 1991 - Post-doctoral work at Department of Physics, Florida A & M University, Tallahassee, USA

Key Areas of Research

  • DFT studies of Thermoelectric Materials, Atomic Photo absorption Processes (Current Focus)
  • Atomic Collisions & Photoionisation Processes
  • Electronic Structure of Atoms, Molecules and Solids

Dr. Dinesh Kumar Sharma

Associate Professor

Specialization
Microelectronics

Education

  • 2008 - Ph.D., De Montfort University, Leicester, U.K.

Work Experience

  • 2009 - Post-doctoral work at Sheffield University, U.K.

Key Areas of Research

  • Micronanoelectronics, CMOS, semiconductor device modeling, VLSI and Power semiconductor devices (Current Focus)
  • Micro / Nano Electronics
  • IC technology and power semiconductor devices
  • Simulation of semiconductor devices both for VLSI applications and for large area power


Dr. J. Venkatesh

Assistant Professor

Specialization
Preparation and electrical characterization of electro ceramics – microwave dielectrics, relaxor ferroelectrics, lead-free piezoelectrics and ferrites

Education

  • 2001 - Ph.D., Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.

Work Experience

  • 2008 - Worked at Laird Technologies, Bangalore
  • 2006 - Worked at EPCOS, Graz, Austria
  • 2005 - Post-doctoral Work at IMST, Kiel, Germany
  • 2002-04 - Post-doctoral Work at EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

Key Areas of Research

  • Electro ceramics (Current Focus)
  • Ferroelectrics and dielectrics
  • Relaxor ferroelectrics
  • Ferrites

Dr. Swati Routh

Assistant Professor

Specialization
Solar Astrophysics

Education

  • 2009 - Ph.D., University of Texas, Arlington, USA

Work Experience

  • 2013 - Teaching at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore
  • 2012 - Post-doctoral work at Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore
  • 2010-2011: Post-doctoral Work at University of Colorado, Boulder, USA

Key Areas of Research:

  • Solar / Astrophysics, Bio-informatics
  • Physics of the Solar / Stellar Atmosphere, Astrophysics
  • Wave dynamics and Atmospheric Physics


Dr. . S. Rajagopal

Assistant Professor

Specialization
Nanostructures and its applications

Education

  • 2011 – Ph.D., Department of Physics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore

Work Experience

  • 2011-12: Post Doctoral Fellow, Brain Korea 21, Ajou University, Republic of Korea
  • 2012-13: Visiting Faculty, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
  • 2013-14: Assistant Professor (contractual), Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur

Key Areas of Research:

  • Experimental preparation of metal oxide, and organic-inorganic hybrid nanostructures
  • Computational electronic structural analysis of hybrid materials
  • Energy and environmental applications