1. Name                                   Dr. AMITA CHANDRA

    Qualification             Ph.D. (1993), Banaras Hindu University

    Date of Birth / age                July 28, 1965 / 36years

    Teaching experience             (a) Undergraduate: Theory and Practicals; 5years                     

(b) Postgraduate: Theory and Practicals; 6years

    Research experience 8 years

 

2. Address                               Physics Department

                                                Panjab University                     

                                                Chandigarh- 160 014, India     

                                    Phone:  (91) - 172 - 541741 (Dept.'s office)

                                                (91) - 172 - 534485 (Office)

                                    Fax:      (91) - 172 - 783336

                                    E-mail: amitach@pu.ac.in

 

3. Teaching and research disciplines:

Teaching:

(a) Undergraduate: Theory and Practicals; Electronics

(b) Postgraduate: Theory and Practicals; Electronics and Condensed Matter Physics

    Teaching done at Physics Department, B.H.U., Varanasi from 1995 to 1999.

    Teaching at Physics Department, Panjab University, Chandigarh since October 1999.

Research:

Broad field of specialization: MATERIALS SCIENCE

Specific field: SOLID STATE IONICS (Ion conducting polymer, composites and gels)

 

4. Short summary on teaching and research work:

Teaching:      

Teaching Electronics and Condensed Matter Physics to Post graduate students. Have also taught Semiconductor Device Applications and Materials Characterisation techniques to M.Tech. Microelectronics students. Have made two new courses for M. Sc. students, namely; (i) Advanced Electronics and (ii) Experimental Techniques in Condensed Matter Physics. Have also introduced two new experiments in M.Sc. Laboratory.

Research:

            Composite matrix for gas sensor (Patented): AgCl based two phase systems (composites) having highly porous structures with enhanced surface area have been prepared by a special technique of aqueous leaching. This material has been successfully tested as a sensitive NH3 gas sensor. Porosity has further been increased by ultrasonication technique with an aim to develop an ionic porous matrix which can envelope liquid electrolytes within its solid framework.

Nano-Sized Semiconductor Dispersed Polymer Electrolyte (SDPE) has been successfully developed  with an aim to obtain a mixed ionic + electronically conducting material. These membranes were prepared by in-situ dispersion of nano-to-micron sized CdS, PbS particles in PEO based polymers.

 

5. Summary of other experiences:

(a)        Judge, International Panel of Judges to select the Best Posters at the International Conference on Solid State Ionics held at Cairns, Australia, July 8-13, 2001.

(b)        Guest Scientist at the Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, GERMANY from May 1999 to July 1999 and May 2001 to June 2001.

(c)        Obtained German Patent : (German Patent Application No. 19852 783.7 dated 30.11.98)

            Hochporose Elektrokeramiken aus eutektischen Michungen

            (Highly porous electroceramics made from eutectic mixtures)

(d)        Worked as Resource Person in Asian Training Workshop on Solid        State Ionics held in 1998.

(e)        Conference/seminars/meetings attended:

(i)         Third National Conference on Solid State Ionics held at NERIST, Itanagar, INDIA, March 23-26 (1998).

(ii)        National Conference on Science and Technology of Exotic        Materials held at Barkatullah University, Bhopal, INDIA, June 5-6 (1998).

(iii)       Sixth Asian Conference on Solid State Ionics held at Suraj        Kund, INDIA, Nov 29-Dec 3 (1998).

(iv)       Twelveth International Conference on Solid State Ionics held at Thessaloniki, GREECE, June 6-11 (1999).

(v)        National Conference on Science and Technology of Nano Materials and Clusters held at Bhopal, INDIA, Nov 23-25 (2000).

(vi)              International Conference on Science and Technology of Nanostructured Materials held at Puri, INDIA, Jan 4-8 (2001).

(vii)      National Conference on Recent Developments in Disordered Materials held at Chandigarh, INDIA, March 15-16, (2001).

(viii)           International Conference on Solid State Ionics (SSI 2001) held at Cairns, AUSTRALIA, July 8-13, (2001).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name:                          Dr. B.K. Arora

Designation:                  Reader in Physics

Qualifications:               Ph.D. [UT, Austin, USA], M.Sc. Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Age:                            57 years

Office Address:            Department of Physics, Panjab Universaity, Chandigarh-160014

Home Address:            House No. 7, Sector-11 A, Chandigarh-160011

Telephone Nos.:           172-534448 [Off.], 0172-746960 [Res.]

Teaching

Experience:                   Nearly 26 years.  Taught courses in Physics at M.Phil level  [Nuclear Physics] M.Sc. level [Nuclear Physics], B.Sc. level [General Physics].

Research

Experience:       Nearly 30 years [including Ph.D. duration].  Worked on the following areas of Research: 1. Low Energy Direct Nuclear Reactions [Elastic, Inelastic and Transfer Reactions].  2.  Coulomb Excitation Studies using [p, p’ gamma reactions], 3. Heavy Ion Induced Reactions to study high spin states, 4. EDXRF Studies for elemental analysis and study of atomic transition rates.

 

Summary of Research and Teaching work during past  5 years:

 

Teaching Wok:  During the past five years taught courses in Physics at different levels.  Took Modern Physics with students coming from other disciplines like Chemistry, Geology, and Mathematics at the B.Sc. II year level.  Also, taught Physics students at  B.Sc. II yr. Level Electronics and Laser Physics.  All through these years associated with M. Sc.  laboratory in helping students perform experiments in various areas of Physics.  Conducted extensive vivas, helped students to write project reports.  By constant interaction provided the students a platform to get their difficulties removed.

 

 Research Experience:  For the past five years or so collaborated wit the experimental research group working on the study of high spin states using heavy ion induced reactions in the A=130 mass region.  The experiments have been caried out at Pelletron Facility t National Science Center at New Delhi using GDA and Electron Spectrometer Assembly and contributed in helping the grtoup in analysis work and interpretation of the results.  Many new rotationl bands have been identified over and above other structural information.  Also have been involved in the study of atomic transition rates using EDXRF technique especially  Coster-Kronig transitions rates.  Likely to continue with XRF technique used for researc in elemental analysis.

 


Name:                                                  Dr. C.G.Mahjan; Professor of Physics  

1. Qualification:                         M.Sc., Ph.D.                      

    Age:                                                 57years

   Teaching experience:              About 26 years.

   Research experience:                         About 30 years.

 

2. Information on communication (Address, telephone, e-mail):

   Address: Department of Physics, Panjab University, Chandigarh-160014.

   Telephone:                             0172-534464                           (Department)

                                                0172-711464 & 721528          (Residence)

   E-mail:                                   cgm@pu.ac.in /mahajan_cg@hotmail.com

 

3. Information on teaching and research disciplines (Title only):

Teaching: Advanced Spectroscopy, Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy, Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, Laser Physics, Fiber Optics and non linear optics (2nd semester of the 2001-2 session), Solid state Physics, Optics and Electricity & Magnetism.

 

Research: Experimental Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy, Laser Spectroscopy in VUV and Theoretical studies of Potential functions for the diatomic molecules.

 

4. Short summary of teaching and research work in last 5 years:

 

Teaching: Have taught the following courses at graduate and undergraduate levels during the last five (5) years.

  1. Introduction to Quantum Mechanics
  2. Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy
  3. Fiber Optics and non-linear optics

Research:  Experimental atomic and molecular spectroscopy in vacuum ultra violet (VUV) and ultraviolet region using vacuum spectrograph, Generation of VUV radiation using non linear sum/difference mixing technique, spectroscopy of short-lived molecules using tunable coherent VUV radiation, Internal rotation in polyatomic molecules. The theoretical studies of potential functions for diatomic molecules. Have supervised eight dissertations (Ph.D. & M.Phil.) on the basis of facilities developed in the department.

 

5.Short summary on other experiences:

Have arranged refresher course for the university/college lecturers; delivered Invited talks on the generation of coherent tunable VUV radiation, semiconductor lasers, Atomic and Molecular spectroscopy at national and international symposia: member of the program committee of the international conference on Modern Spectroscopy arranged by BARC; Expert for the syllabus on Fiber optics and laser spectroscopy for the M.Sc. of Kurukshetra university; Technical experts for the purchase of sophisticated instruments for Forensic Science Institute, Chandigarh; member of the large number of academic/administrative/ purchase and other fact findings committees at the university level.

                                                                                                C.G.Mahajan

 

From: cnkumar@pu.ac.in <cnkumar@pu.ac.in>

To: tankesh@pu.ac.in <tankesh@pu.ac.in>

Subject: information in free format

Date: Thursday, November 15, 2001 10:21 AM

 

 

NAME                         C. NAGARAJA KUMAR

 

DESIGNATION                  LECTURER

 

DATE OF JOINING              15 OCT. 1999

 

Information on communication: Dr. C. N. Kumar

                              Dept. of Physics, Panjab niv.

                              Chandigarh 160 014

                             phone 0172 - 534487 (off)

                              0172 - 544283 (res)

email cnkumar@pu.ac.in, cnkumarphys@yahoo.com  

 

QUALIFICATIONS               Ph.D in physics 1990. Institute of Physics

                              Utkal University Bhubaneswar

                             Dip. in Advanced Physics 1984 Institute of Physics

                             M.Sc  1983    School of Physics, Univ. of Hyderabad

 

 

Post doc experience: PRL, Ahmedabad (90-91), CTS, IISc, Bangalore (91-94), School of Physics, University of Hyderabad (94-96), CSIR pool officer at School of Physics  Hyderabad (96-99).

 

Teaching Experience: Taught one semester each on quantum mechanics,

Electrodynamics, Electrodynamics and GTR.

 

Reseach work in the last five years.

 

The existence of electric charged vortex of finite energy in SU(2) non-abelian Higgs model with Chern-Simon term in (2+1) dimension and the the interaction of vortices in the abelian case were studied in detail. We enquired the question of whether chaos and topologically nontrivial solutions can coexist in guage theories. The expertise developed here has been profitably used in obtaining exact solitary/soliton solutions of various non linear evolution equations. The stability of these solutions and applications to various physical phenomena is one of my current research interests. Supersymmetric quantum mechanics and study of non-commutative quantum field theories are also being pursued at present.

 

Other Experiences.

 

Participated in various DAE High Energy Physics Symposia and presented

papers. Participated in various national seminars on chaos and nonlinear systems in the last few years. Visited ICTP, Trieste, ITALY as a pariticpant of summer school in HEP.  Attended Indian Academy Sciences, Bangalore, 67 Annual meeting at Tirupati as an invited teacher in the year 2001.

                 

 

C. Nagaraja Kumar                        PHONE 91 172 534487 (office)

Department of Physics                          91 172 544283 (res)

Panjab University                        Fax:  91 172 783336 (office)   

Chandigarh 160 014 INDIA.  Email: cnkumar@pu.ac.in, cnkumarphys@yahoo.com

 

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Name :             Charanjit Singh Aulakh

 

Date of Birth :    21 May 1954

 

Address:           Dept. of Physics, Panjab University

Chandigarh, 160022

 

Email: aulakh@pu.ac.in

Telephone:0172-602149(O);0172-534449(R)

 

Academic Background

 

1) Indian School Certificate  1969. 

 

2) B.Sc (Physics Hons.), St. Stephen's College, University

   of Delhi. 1973.

 

3) M.Sc.(Phys.)Univ. of Delhi 1975. 

 

4) M.Phil.J.Nehru Univ.,Delhi 1977 (Incomplete).

 

5) Ph.D.City Univ. of New York 1983.

 

Ph.D Thesis Topic : Intermediate Mass Scales in          Supersymmetric

                   Gauge Theories.

       

Thesis Advisor : Prof. R.N.Mohapatra.

 

Awards : 

i)   National Science Talent Scholar 1970 - 1977.

ii) Associate, International Centre for Theoretical Physics,

Trieste, 1987-1993.

 

Employment Experience:

 

(i) Teacher, The Doon School, Dehradun, 7/75 t0 12/75       

(ii) Teaching/Research Asst., City Coll. of CUNY, New York,

9/77 to 7/83.

(iii) Research Fellow, International Centre for Theoretical Physics,

Trieste, Italy, 10/83 to 9/85.

(iv) Research Fellow, Institut de Physique Nucl'eaire,Orsay, France, 10/85 to 4/86.

(v) Research Fellow, Neils Bohr Institute, Copenhagen,

Denmark, 5/86 to 9/87.

 

(vi) CTS Fellow , Centre for Theoretical  Studies, Indian

Institute of Science ,Bangalore , 9/87 to 4/88.

(vii) Senior Lecturer, Institute of Physics, Bhubaneshwar,

5/88 -1/93.

(viii)Assistant Professor, Institute of Physics,       Bhubaneshwar,

2/93 -5/96 (7/94-5/96 on lien). 

(ix) UGC Research Scientist B, Dept. of Physics , Panjab University,

Chandigarh, 8/94- 11/94.

(x) Reader, Dept. of Physics , Panjab University,Chandigarh, 11/94-present.

 

Teaching Experience :

(i) Approximately 20 semesters of Undergraduate Physics and

Mathematics  at City College of New York, 77-83.

(ii) Predoctoral Courses on Quantum Field Theory and Particle Physics

     at  Institute of Physics, Bhubaneshwar 1988-1994.

(iii) M.Sc courses on Quantum Mechanics, Relativistic Quantum Mechanics      and Field Theory,  General Relativity, Electrodynamics and       Mathematical Physics at Dept. of Physics,Panjab University,      Chandigarh, since 1994.

 

Research Areas :

 

1) Supersymmetric Grand Unified theories.

2) Solitons in gravity coupled gauge theories.

3) Cosmology of Solitonic Strings.

4) Kaluza-Klein Theories and Supergravity.

 

Number of Research Articles: 35

Number of Citations in Literature: 500

 

Summary of Work Done in Last 5 years. :

 

Minimal Left-Right Symmetric models (MSLRMs)with phenomenologically acceptable patterns of spontaneous symmetry breaking and high right handed scale  were formulated. A detailed analysis of the sponatneous

symmetry breaking using the powerful theorems on characterization of supersymmetric vacua by holomorphic invariants was performed to show that the low energy effective theory is the MSSM with exact R-parity.

in models with a renormalizable seesaw mechanism.  This work received considerable motivation when the first results (SuperKamiokande ) on Neutrino masses indicated  that the Right handed scale is likely to be of the same magnitude as the GUT scale . A Susy SO(10) GUT broken via a LR symmetric chain was formulated and symmetry breaking analyzed explicitly to calculate the mass spectrum. It was shown that SUSY GUTs

can generically  violate the survival principle so that   calculated mass spectrum is essential for carrying out Renormalization Group evolution of couplings. This was done at one loop for the gauge couplings in our model and phenomenological implications extracted .  The LR breaking and GUT scales were found to be tightly coupled due to survival principle effects . 

 

Languages:

 English, Hindi, Italian, French (Read, Write, Speak)

 Punjabi (Speak Only), Sanskrit (Rudiments of reading)


 

1.         Name  :                                   Devinder Mehta

            Qualifications :                      Ph.D. (Physics)

            Age :                                       38 Yrs.

           (a) Teaching Experience :      11 yrs.

    (b) Research Experience :     18 yrs.

2.                  Information on Communication :          

Address :         Dr. D. Mehta

                                    Reader in Physics

                                    Department of Physics,

                                    Panjab University

                                   Chandigarh-160014, INDIA.

 

Telephone      0172-534489 (O)

                        0172-698582 (R )   

           FAX                  0172-783336

            Email            dmehta@pu.ac.in

3.      Information on Teaching and Research Disciplines (Titles only):

(a) Teaching :  Nuclear Physics, Electronics, Modern Physics

 

(b)  Research : (i) Experimental Nuclear Physics,

                        (ii) Photon-atom interaction in the X-ray energy region

4.   Short summary on teaching and research work in last 5 years :

 

      Research work has been pursued in the fields of Experimental Nuclear Spectroscopy and Low-energy Photon-atom interaction. The nuclear spectroscopy studies were concentrated on various nuclei in the mass-regions A=130 and 160. The nuclei populated via heavy-ion fusion evaporation reactions were investigated using multi-detector arrays of Compton-suppressed Ge detectors at NSC, New Delhi and TIFR, Mumbai. Important observations like chiral bands in 130Cs nucleus and abrupt band termination in 120,122I nuclei came out of the work done. Investigations in odd-odd 168,170Lu nuclei have been done for the first time and important results like anomalous signature were observed. An electron spectrometer

      for in-beam conversion electron measurements was installed at NSC. The studies associated with photon-atom interactions include investigations of processes following the inner-shell photoionisation of atoms, elastic and inelastic scattering of photons in the x-ray energy region. The scattering and fluorescence information has been used for elemental analysis of Environmental, Biological, and Industrial samples. It has resulted in 18 publications in International journals. One Ph.D student was supervised to complete Ph.D. thesis.

      In teaching, Electronics, Nuclear Physics (General) and Experimental Nuclear Physics courses were taught to the post graduate classes. New ideas have been introduced in the practical classes and tutorial classes.

5.   Short summary on other experiences :

      Regular participation in various administrative and academic duties in the department.

 


Name:                          Ghan Shyam Singh Saini

1. Qualification:             M.Sc. (Meerut Univ.)  1985

                                    M. Phill. (Meerut Univ.)  1988

                                    Ph.D. (North-Eastern Hill Univ.)  1993

 

Age: 37 years (date of birth: 25-07-1964)

 

Teaching experience: 05 years and 03 months, classes taught: M.Sc. and B.Sc. both theory and labs.

 

Research experience: 08 years.

 

2. Information on communication

(Address, telephone, e-mail):

 

   Address:        Department of Physics

                        Panjab University

                        Chandigarh-160014.

 

   Address (residential): House No. 1059

                          Sector 38

                          Chandigarh-160036.

  

   Telephone (Department): 0172-534488

             (residence) : 0172-699532

 

   e-mail: gsssaini@pu.ac.in

        

3. Information on teaching and research disciplines (Title only):

  

Teaching: M.Sc. (Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy, Quantum Electronics(Gauhati Univ.), Fiber Optics, Non-linear Optics (Panjab Univ.)

 

Research: Experimental Resonance Raman Spectroscopy of Porphyrins and Related Molecules.

 

4. Short summary of teaching and research work in last 5 years:

 

Teaching:  I taught M.Sc. classes at the Gauhati University

w.e.f. 01.08.1996 to 13.12.1999. The following papers   were taught

                       

                        1. Atomic spectra.

                        2. Advanced Spectroscopy.

                        3. Quantum Electronics and Optical Communication.

             

At Panjab University I am teaching (w.e.f. 22.12.1999) B.Sc         and M.Sc. classes. The following courses taught/teach:

              1. Mechanics (B.Sc. Major, and subsidiary)

              2. Thermal Physics (B.Sc. Subsidiary)

              3. Fiber Optics and Non-linear Optics (M.Sc.                                                               Optional paper).

 

   Research:  We studied the photo-induced electron transfer processes in free-base tetraphenylporphin and iron porphyrins using resonance Raman and Electronic Absorption techniques.  Mechanisms of electron transfer are proposed under different              experimental conditions. Short lived transient species formed during these processes are also detected.

 

5. Short summary on other experiences:

            During last 5 years I attended the following courses:

       1. SERC school on "Atoms and Molecules in intense fields"                        in 1999.

       2. Orientation course in year 1998.

     

       Also attended few conferences/symposium.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BIO-DATA

 

Name                                                             DR. INDRA  M. GOVIL

 

Date of Birth                                                JULY, 8, 1941

 

Permanent Address                                  Professor ,

                                                                        Centre of Advanced Study in Physics,

                                                                        Department of Physics,

                                                                        Panjab University,

                                                                        Chandigarh-160014, INDIA.

 

Academic Qualifications                          M.Sc., Ph.D.(Nuclear Physics)

 

Research Experience at International Level:

 

1.         U.S.A.

i)          University of Notre Dame                 June-July, 1998, 1996, 1995, 1994.

            Notre Dame, Indiana, USA              Visiting  Scientist, under  Indo-US

                                                                        collaborative research programme.

ii)         Lawerence Berkeley National         Study  of  Nuclear  Lifetimes  in Pico

            Laboratory (LBL), Berkeley,            second region   by    Recoil  Distance 

            California, U.S.A.                              Method using Gamma sphere at  the  Lawrence  Berkeley National Lab.88" Cyclotron, 1996 and study of Heavy Ion Induced Reactions using super Heavy Ion Linear Accelerator (HILAC), 1987.

iii)        Nuclear Structure Research             1983-1988:  Visiting Scientist / Senior     

Laboratory, University of                  Research Associate.

            Rochester, N.Y., U.S.A.             

                                                                        Study of (a,a’) scattering in  rare earth  nuclei  using 36  MeV  alpha particles from Rochester Tandem Van-de-Graff and Enge Split-pole  Spectrometer  with  the special high resolution delay  line focal plane detector.

iv)        Michigan State University, East      Study of  Nuclear Fragmentation & 

            Lansing, Michigan, U.S.A.               Neutron evaporation in Heavy Ion reactions at Fermi energies using Micigan State University Super Conducting Cyclotron (K=1200).

            Argonne National Laboratory,         Study  of  Nuclear  lifetimes  by  RDM

Argonne, Chicago, U.S.A.               Technique in medium mass nuclei using ATLAS, Super Conducting Linear Accelerator, 1996.

            Van-der-bilt University                      Delivered   special     lecture   on  

            Nasville, TN, U.S.A.                          ‘Charged particle evaporation and level densities in Heavy Ion fusion reactions.

vii)       Texas A&M University, Texas,         Study    of   charged    particle   evaporation 

            U.S.A.                                                 spectrum  and calibration of  scintillator detectors using a-beam from K=500 cyclotron, 1986.

2.         JAPAN:

viii)      Kyoto University                                1990: Invited Scientist

            Kyoto (JAPAN)                      Delivered Lectures on (a,a’) Inelastic Scattering and higher multipole moments in rare-earth nuclei.

      GERMANY:

ix)        G.S.I. Darmstadt                               1982: Visiting Scientist

            (West Germany)                                Study  of  heavy-ion reactions using  U-235 beam from UNILAC accelerator.

4.         SWEDEN:

x)         Upsalla University,                            1981: Visiting Scientist

      Upsalla  (SWEDEN)                         Tandem Van-de-Graff Laboratory. Coulomb excitation studies.

5.         U.K.

xi)        Birmingham University                     1969: Senior Research Associate

            Birmingham(U.K.)                             Measured  the Vector analysing power  in (d,p) reaction at Radial Ridge Cyclotron with Polarised Ion source.

Teaching & Research Experience:

            I have a total of 35 years of teaching & research experience out of which 32 years are in Panjab University, Chandigarh as detailed below:-

March 98 - Feb.2001                              Chairman, Department of Physics, Panjab University, Chandigarh.

December 83- present.                    Professor, Department of Physics, Panjab University, Chandigarh (India).

ii)         Sept.79-Sept.80:                              Professor & Head, Department of Physics, H.P. University, Simla (India).

iii)        Sept.70-Nov.83:                                Associate Professor (Reader), Panjab  University, Chandigarh.

iv)        Oct.68-August 70:                             Assistant Professor (Lecturer), Panjab  University, Chandigarh.

v)         Feb.65-Sept.68:                                Assistant Professor (Lecturer),     Kurukshetra University,  Kurukshetra  (India).


Administrative Experience:

Member of the First Court of the Assam University (Nominated by the President of India for three years (2000 - 2003).

Member of the Senate, P.U., Chandigarh (Nominated by the Vice-President of India,( 1996 - 2000).

Member of the High Powered Committee for establishing a Modern Science/Planetarium Complex at Chandigarh (Nominated by Chandigarh U.T., Administration).

Member of Panjab University Syndicate (Dec., 98 - Dec., 2000)

Member of the Board of Finance, P.U., Chandigarh (Jan., 99 - Dec., 99).

Chairman of the Sub-Committee constituted by the Finance Board, Panjab University, Chandigarh, March 1999 - to suggest improvement in the financial resources of the University by Effecting economy.

Professor & Head, H.P. University, Simla (1979-80 )

Chairman, Centre of Advanced Study in Physics, Department of Physics, Panjab University, Chandigarh-160014 (1998 - 2001).

Award/Honours/Member of the Academic/Scientific Societies

Invited for the Noble Prize Nominations in Physics by Noble Prize Committee, Sweden.

Member of the Selection Committee for UGC and other National awards.

Chairman, local Organising Committee, Department of Atomic Energy, Nuclear Physics Symposium, Chandigarh, December, 1999.      

Member Scientific  Advisory Committee, Nuclear Science Centre,  JNU Campus, New Delhi.

Member User's Committee IUC-DAEF, Calcutta.

Member of Academic Committee of Kurukshetra University, (Nominated by Kurukshetra University).

Member of the Board of Studies in Physics, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (Nominated by Aligarh Muslim University).

Member Advisory Committee, International Workshop on Rare Nuclear Process in Low Energy Heavy Ion Physics (IWRNP-98)  NSC, New Delhi.

Member Advisory Committee, Department  of Atomic Energy Symposium on  Nuclear  Physics, BARC Trombay, Bombay, 1998.

Member Advisory Committee, Department  of Atomic Energy Symposium on  Nuclear  Physics, Banglore, December 1997.

Member Advisory Committee, International  Symposium  on Nuclear  Physics,  BARC,  Trombay Bombay, December 1995.                        

Member Advisory Committee, International Workshop on Physics with Recoil Separators and Detector Arrays, NSC, New Delhi, January 1995.

Member Advisory Committee, National  Seminar  on  Physics  &  Technology  of   Particle  Accelerator  and  their  Applications  PATPA-96,   IUC-DAEF, Calcutta.

Member, Punjab Academy of Sciences.

Member, Indian Physics Association.

Member, Association of Physics Teachers.

 

 

 

International Conferences and Symposium:

Attended/Presented Invited talk in the following International Conferences:

1.         International Conference on Exotic Nuclei and Atomic Masses (ENAM98). 23-27th June, 1998, Bellaire, Michigan, U.S.A.

2.         Nuclear Structure at the Limits. 22-27th July,  1996, Argonne National Laboratory, U.S.A. 

3.         International Accelerator Conference.   17-20th  May, 1993, Washington D.C., U.S.A.

4.         Tenth  International  Conference  on  the  applications of Accelerators  in Research & Industry, Denton Texas  November  1988.

5.         American  Physical Society Meeting, Crystal City,  Virginia, U.S.A., April, 1987.

6.         Gordon Research Conference, New London, New Hamshire, U.S.A., June,  1986.

7.         American  Physical Society Meeting, Washington  D.C., U.S.A.,  April, 1986.

8.         American  Physical Society Meeting, Crystal City,  Virginia, U.S.A.,  April, 1985.

9.         American Physical Society Meeting, Notre Dame, INDIANA, U.S.A., Oct., 1983.

10.       International Conference on Cyclotron, CAEN, France 1981.

11.       International Accelerator Conference, Oxford, England, 1969.

Research Activities:

 (a)      Nuclear Physics :

            The Cyclotron accelerator at Chandigarh has been set up  by us with the beam of particles available as: Protons, 2-8 MeV: Deuterons; 4 MeV:  He-4, 2-8 MeV: He-3, 5-11 MeV. These particles are being used to study the nuclear structure of various low and medium mass nuclei.  The 55cc,  HPGE detector is being used for the measurements of energy,  Intensity and  Mixing  ratios  of g - transitions from Nuclear levels.  The spin and  parity  of  the levels  are measured by angular distribution measurement and  the lifetimes of the excited states are measured by DSAM technique.  Nuclear lifetimes have also been measured using RDM technique and evaporation of the charged particles in fusion reactions at NSC, New Delhi.

(b)       Atomic Physics :

            We  have measured Proton Induced K and L  X-ray cross-sections in rare earth nuclei at higher energies using 20-25 MeV Proton beam from Nuclear Science Centre, New Delhi.

Applications :

The proton Induced X-ray emission (PIXE) technique has been used for trace element analysis in Geological rocks, Ancient coins, environmental samples and kidney stones.

 

 

Ph.D. Supervised:

            Nine students have already been awarded/submitted their thesis work under my supervision and five are presently working for their Ph.D. thesis.  The details are given below:-

1.Dr.V.K. MittalA Study of Nuclear levels in some low and medium mass nuclei,1980.2.Dr.D.K. AvasthiInvestigation of Nuclear Properties of some odd Mass Nuclei, 1981.3.Dr.S.S. DattaStudy of Energy Dissipation and Nuclear De-excitation Mechanism via Exclusive Measurements of Neutron Multiplicity Distributions, 1989.4.Dr.K.C. JainIn-Beam Gamma-ray Spectroscopy from Charged Particle Reactions, 1990.5.Dr.Ashok KumarStudy of Proton and Alpha Induced Nuclear Reactions, 1993.6.Dr.Tayeb KakavandStudy of Nuclear Levels Structure Using Charged Particle Reactions Through Gamma ray studies, 1999. 7.Dr.Mehdi HajivalieiX-ray Emission Cross Section and Trace Element Analysis using Proton Induced X-ray Emission (PIXE) Technique, 1999.8.Mr.Rajgir SinghStudy of Light Particle Evaporation in Heavy Ion Induced Fusion Reactions at High Excitation and Angular Momentum, 1999 (submitted).9.Mr.Pankaj JoshiA Study of Shape Deformation at High Spins in Deformed Nuclei, 2000 (submitted).Presently Working10.Mr.Sanjay ChamoliStudy of Lifetime of the High Spin Nuclear States in the Mass Region 170-190.11.Mr.Nitin PuriTrace Elements Analysis of Archaeological and  Geological Samples.12.Mr.Ajay TyagiA Study of Dynamical and Entrance Channel Effects in Heavy Ion Fusion Reactions via Neutron Evaporation.13.Ms.Hema IyerLifetime Measurements of excited states of Nuclei in Xe-Ba-Ce Region.14.Ms.Jagdeep KaurA Study of Dynamical and Entrance Channel Effects in Heavy Ion Fusion Reactions via the light Charged Particle Evaporation.M.Phil Supervised:

The following students have been awarded M.Phil Degree under my supervision:-

1.Ms.Manjit Kaur Sodiag-spectroscopy and nuclear lifetime studies. 2.Mr.K.C. JainProduction and Measurement of High Vacuum.3.Ms.Rashmi RawatNon destructive trace element analysis by protons induced X-ray emission technique.

Research Projects:

1. Presently in Operation:i)Study of Nuclear Fission-Fusion time scales and level densities using Neutron detectors, DST  New Delhi (2000 - 2003).Rs.29,01,000/-ii)Study of higher multipole moments  via (a, a¢) Inelastic Scattering, IUC-DAEF Calcutta (1996 - 2001).Rs.2,91,097/-iii)Life time measurements of excited states in Nuclei in Mass Region  116<A<130 by RDM technique, NSC-UGC New Delhi (1999 - 2004).Rs.2,25,000/-iv)Trace Elements Analysis of Geological/ Archaeological  samples around Chandigarh, IUC-DAEF Calcutta (1997 - 2002).Rs.1,20,000/-2. Successfully Completed:i)High Angular Momentum Phenomena in Nuclei, National Science Foundation, U.S.A. under Indo-US collaborative research program (1994 - 1997).Rs.10,00,000/-ii)Neutron and charged particle evaporation studies in Fusion Reaction, NSC-UGC New Delhi (1993 - 1998).Rs.2,12,600/-iii)Lifetime measurements in Deformed Nuclei, NSC-UGC New Delhi (1993 - 1998).Rs.1,38,600/-Future Research Programme:i)Establishment of Regional Centre for Proton Induced X-ray analysis using Cyclotron at Panjab University, Chandigarh (Project cost Rs.50 lacs, already approved by DST, New Delhi, sanction letter awaited).ii)Establishment of an Institute of Nuclear Science at Panjab University, Chandigarh. (The project cost Rs.15 crore,  DST has agreed to provide the seed money to have a National Workshop on this subject for a detailed project report).


Research Publication

Recoil-distance method lifetime measurements in 173Ta.  P. Joshi and I.M. Govil, et al., Physical Review C 64 (2001) 034303.

Search for Entrance Channel Effects in the Decay of Compound Nucleus. I.M. Govil and R. Singh et. al., Nuclear Physics, A 674 (2000) 377.

K and L  X-ray production cross sections and Intensity ratios of rare-earth elements for proton impact in the energy range 20-25 MeV.  M. Hajivaliei & I.M. Govil, et al., Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 160 (2000) 203-215.

Recoil-distance lifetime measurements in 96,97,98Ru: Search for possible onset of collectivity at N³52.   B. Kharraja & I.M. Govil, et.al.,  Physical Review C61 (1999) 024301.

PIXE analysis of ancient Indian coins.  M. Hajivaliei & I.M. Govil, et.al.,  Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B150 (1999) 645-650.

Defromation driving property of the h9/2 configuration in 171Ta.   P.  Joshi & I.M. Govil, et al.,  Physical Review C60: August (1999) 034311.

Level Studies of 93Mo Via (p,ng) reactions.  T. Kakavand & I.M. Govil et al., Acta Physica Polonica B30: May (1999) 2767-2782.

Impact parameter dependence of the disappearance of flow and in-medium nucleon-nucleon cross section.   Suneel Kumar & I.M. Govil, et al., Physical Rev. C58, 6: December (1998) 3494-3499.

Quadrupole moments and identical superdeformed bands in 149Tb.  B. Kharraja &  I.M. Govil, et al.,  Physical Rev. C58, 3: September (1998) 1422.

a - particle emission as a probe of Dynamical deformation.  I.M. Govil, R. Singh et al.,  Phys.  Rev. C 57, 3:  March (1998) 1269.

Recoil distance lifetime measurement in  122,124Xe.  I.M. Govil, Umesh  Garg, et al., Physical Rev. C 57, 3:  Feb. (1998) 632.

Lifetime  measurement in  124Xe.  I.M. Govil et al.,  Bulletin of the American Physical Society,  October 1996.

Angular  Momentum  Induced  deformation of  55Co  at  84  MeV excitation.   D.K.  Agnihotri,  A. Kumar,  K.C.  Jain,  K.P. Singh,  G. Singh, D. Kabiraj, D.K. Avasthi and  I.M.  Govil,  Physics Letters B 307 (1993) 283-286.

Structure of  75Se.  G.P.S. Sahota, V.K. Mittal, S.D. Sharma, H.S. Sahota, G. Singh, S.S. Datta & I.M. Govil,  Physical Rev. C44 September (1991).

Lifetime  measurement  of excited states in   121,123Te.   K.C. Jain,  G.  Singh,  S.S. Datta, V.K. Mittal  and  I.M.  Govil,  Physical Rev. C41 February (1990).

Coulomb excitation studies in Antimony isotopes.  K.C.  Jain, K.P.  Singh,  G. Singh, S.S. Datta and I.M.  Govil,   Physical Rev. C40, November (1989).

Influence  of  Rotational-Induced Nuclear deformation  on  a-particle  evaporation spectra.  J.R. Huizenga, A.N.  Bekhami, I.M.  Govil,  W.U. Schroder and J. Toke,  Physical  Rev.  C40  (1989) 668.

Shapes  of  alpha spectra from  Energetic  Heavy-ion  Fusion Reactions.   I.M. Govil, J.R. Huizenga, W.U. Schroder and  J.  Toke,  Phys. Letts. 197 (1987) 515.

Collective   excitation  of   172Yb  from   Inelastic   alpha scattering  of  36 MeV.  I.M. Govil, H.W.  Fulbright  and  D. Cline,  Phys. Rev. C36 (1987) 1442.

Gamma Ray spectroscopy in  103Pd.   K.C. Jain, S.S. Datta, D.K. Avasthi,  I.M. Govil and V.K. Mittal,  Phys. Rev.  C35  (1987) 534.

Level   Studies   in   107,109Ag  from   Coulomb   excitation Measurements.   K.P.  Singh, D.C. Tayal, D.K.  Avasthi,  V.K. Mittal,  I.M. Govil and H.S. Hans,  Acta Physica Slovaca,  37 (1987) No.5316.

Energy  Equilibration and Nucleon Exchange in the  Reactions 238U+40Ca and 238U+48Ca at 8.3 MeV/u - A comparative  study.   R.T.  Desouza, J.R. Huizenga, W.U. Schroder, J.  Toke,  S.S. Datta,  W.P. Zank and I.M. Govil,   Bulletin of the  American Society, Vol.32, No.4, April, (1987).

Study  of  Fusion Evaporation Reactions using  a  4  Neutron Multiplicity  Meter.   S.S. Datta, I.M. Govil, W.U.  Schroder, J.  Toke,  R.T.  Desouza and J.R.  Huizenga,   Proc.  of  the Symposium on Nucl. Phys. Vol.30b (1987).

Inelastic alpha Scattering from  172Yb at 36 MeV.   I.M. Govil, H.W.  Fulbright  and  D. Cline,   Bulletin  of  the  American Physical Society, 31 (1986) 873.

Multipole  collectivity in  168Er from unelastic  scattering.  I.M.  Govil,  H.W.  Fulbright, D. Cline,  E.  Wesolwski,  B. Kotlinski, A. Backlin and K. Gridnev,  Phys. Rev. C33  (1986) 793.

Octopole Vibration in  168Er.   I.M. Govil and H.W.  Fulbright,  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 30 (1985) 762.

Coulomb  Excitation of Bromine isotopes with  Protons.    K.P. Singh, D. Avasthi, I.M. Govil and H.S. Hans,  Acta Phys. Pol. B16 (1985) 79.

The  136Er (a,a’) reactions at 36 MeV.   I.M. Govil  and  H.W. Fulbright,  Bulletin of American Physical Society, 29  (1984) 719.

Isomeric Cross-sections of In and Rh at neutron energies  of  a  few  MeV.  A.M. Ansari, R.K.Y. Singh,  M.L.  Sehgal,  V.K. Mittal,  D.K. Avasthi and I.M. Govil, Ann. Nucl.  Energy  11 (1984) 173.

Radio  Isotope Production Facility at Chandigarh  VEC.   V.K. Mittal,  Gulzar Singh, K.P. Singh, D.K. Avasthi, K.C.  Jain, S.R. Bahadur, T.S. Cheema, I.M. Govil,  Ann. Nucl. Energy  11 (1984) 173.

Study of low lying levels in  59Ni.  V.K. Mittal, D.K. Avasthi and  I.M. Govil,  Journal of Physics G. Nucl. Phys. 9  (1983) 91.

Life  times  of  28Si excited States.  V.K. Mittal, D.K.  Avasthi  and I.M.  Govil,  Indian Journal of Pure and Applied  Physics  21 (1983) 546.

Life  time Measurements of Excited states in 109Cd  through DSAM.   D.K. Avasthi, V.K. Mittal and I.M. Govil, Phys.  Rev. C26 (1986) 1310.

Rotational bands in 1f7/2  nuclei.  D.K. Avasthi, V.K.  Mittal and I.M. Govil,  Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 27 (1982) 497. 

Life  time  measurements  of excited states  in  57Co.   Avasthi,  V.K. Mittal and I.M. Govil,  Acta  Physical  Polanica  B13 (1982) 71.

Chandigarh  Variable Energy Cyclotron.  I.M. Govil  and  H.S. Hans,  Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences 3  Nov. (1980) 237.

Vector analysing power of (d,p) reactions of 160 and  24Mg at 12  MeV.  R.C. Brown, I.M. Govil, J.A.R. Griffith, G.  Hudson, O. Karban and S. Roman,  Nucl. Phys. A185 (1972) 49.

Electric  quadrupole  fields in Hf OC12  8H20  Crystals.   V. Singh, I.M. Govil and H.S. Hans,  Journal of Physical Society  of Japan 28 (1970) 555.

(n, a) , (n, p), (n, t) Cross-section measurements at 14.8 MeV.  I.M. Govil and C.S. Khurana,  Nucl. Phys. 69 (1965) 153.

Systemetics  of l-forbidden MI transitions.  I.M.  Govil  and C.S. Khurana,  Nucl. Phys. 60 (1964) 666.

Half  life measurements of excited states in some  odd  mass nuclei.  I.M. Govil and C.S. Khurana,  Nucl. Phys. 49  (1963).

Half time measurements of first excited state of  129I.   I.M. Govil, C.S. Khurana and H.S. Hans,  Nucl. Phys. 45 (1963) 60.

Conferences/Symposiums

The Nuclear Accelerator - A tool to study the mystry of the Nucleus Punjab Science Congress, Dec.1999 (Invited talk).

Proton Induced X-ray Emission (PIXE) and its applications for trace element analysis.  Symposium on Radiation Physics organised by Indian Society for Radiation Physics (Patiala Chapter) Sept.1999 (Invited talk).

Alpha Particle Evaporation as a probe for Dynamical Deformation at NSC, New Delhi, November 16-20, 1998 (Invited talk).

Nuclear Structure and Deformation from Particle Spectra at BARC, Trombay, Bombay, December 21-25, 1998 (Invited talk).

Gamma-ray spectroscopy in 93Mo.  Tayeb Kakavand, K.P. Singh and I.M. Govil, Nucl. Phys. Symp. 40B, 110 (1997).

Impact parameter dependence of disappearing of flow.  Sunil Kumar, M.K. Sharma, R.K. Puri, K.P. Singh and I.M. Govil.  Nucl. Phys. Symp. 40B, 372 (1997).

Coulomb  Excitation  of Nb93.  T. Kakavand, A.  Kumar,  K.P. Singh and I.M. Govil,  DAE Nuclear Physics Symposium,  1996, Pant Nagar (U.P.).

Gamma & Particle Emission with Residue Tagging.  I.M. Govil, International Workshop on Physics with Recoil Separators and Detector Arrays, NSC, New Delhi, January 1995 (Invited talk).

Coulomb excitation studies in Antimony isotopes.  K.C.  Jain, K.P. Singh, G.  Singh,  S.S. Datta and I.M. Govil.  Presented  in  tenth international conference on the application of  accelerators in Research and Industry Denton Texas, November (1988).

Collective Excitation and high Multipole moments in Heavy on Deformed Nuclei from inelastic alpha scattering.  I.M. Govil (Invited talk), Proc. of the Symposium on Nucl. Phys. Vol.30B (1987).

Stopping  power  and  range  of   28Si  atoms  in   different materials  using DSAM technique.  D.K. Avasthi,  V.K.  Mittal and  I.M. Govil,  Proc. of the Nuclear and Solid State  Phys. Symp. (1978).

Radioactive decay of  63Zn.  V.K. Mittal and I.M. Govil,  Proc. of the Nuclear and Solid State Phys. Symp. (1978).

Study of low lying levels in  65Zn.  V.K. Mittal, D.K. Avasthi and  I.M.  Govil,  Proc. of the Nuclear and Solid  State  Phys. Symp. (1978).

The  Nuclear  levels in  107Cd and  109Cd.  V.K.  Mittal,  D.K. Avasthi  and I.M. Govil, Proc. of the Nuclear and  Solid  State Phys. Symp. (1978).

Level  Scheme of  63Cu and  65Cu.  V.K. Mittal, M.  Kaur,  D.K. Avasthi  and I.M. Govil,  Proc. of the Nuclear and Solid  State Phys. Symp. (1978).

Investigation  of  gamma ray transitions and life  times  in 30Si  and   30P.   V.K. Mittal, A.K. Chaubey  and  I.M.  Govil,  Proc.  of  the  Nuclear and Solid  State  Phys.  Symp.  Bombay (1978).

The  study  of  low lying levels in  107Ag  and   109Ag.   V.K. Mittal, A.K. Chaubey and I.M. Govil, Proc. of the Nuclear  and Solid State Phys. Symp. Bombay (1978).

Energies and life times of levels in  28Si.   V.K. Mittal, D.K. Avasthi  and I.M. Govil,   Proc. of the Nuclear and Solid  State Phys. Symp. Poona (1978).

Heavy-Ion  source  for ion implantation.  M.K.  Aggarwal  and I.M. Govil,  Symp. on Radiation Phys. Mysore (1976).

Operational  characteristics of Chandigarh  Cyclotron.  I.M. Govil and H.S. Hans,  Symp. on Radiation Phys. Mysore (1976).

Development of mass separated Ion Source.   I.M. Govil,   Symp. on low energy accelerator, Banaras (1973) India.

Technical  problem of an ion implanter. I.M. Govil (Invited  talk), Indian Science Congress, Hyderabad (1970).]

Systematics  of deformed nuclei in lower mass  region.    I.M. Govil and C.S. Khurana,   Proc. of the Nuclear  and Solid  State  Phys. Symp. (1966) 170.

Short   half  life  measurements  by   delayed   coincidence technique.   I.M. Govil and C.S. Khurana,   Proc. of the  Nuclear and Solid State Phys. Symp. (1964) 298.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name:                          I.S. Minhas

 

Designation:                  Reader in Physics

 

Qualifications:               M. Sc., Ph.D.

 

Age:                            61 years [D.O.B. 10.10.1940]

 

Office Address:            Department of Physics, Panjab Universaity, Chandigarh-160014

 

Home Address:            House No. 2329, Phase-10, Mohali, Punjab.

 

Telephone Nos.:           172-534465 [Off.], 0172-212923 [Res.]

 

Teaching and

Research Experience:    35 years each.

 

Teaching Disciplines  : Quantum Mechanics, Mathematical Physics, General Physics.

 

Research Disciplines:   Solid State Spectroscopy, Philosophy of Physics, Teaching of

                                        Physics.

 

Short summary on teaching and research work in the last five years.

 

            Taught quantum mechanics and mathematical physics to M.Sc. classes.  Solved some epistemological problems in special theory of relativity.        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Qualification, Age, and Teaching & Research Experience:

 

   Name                         : Dr. J.B.Singh

   Date of Birth:               : 4th Feb. 1952

   Qualification:               : M.Sc.,Ph.D

   Teaching Experience          : 22 Years

   Research Experience          : 28 Years

            

2. Information on Communication:

 

   Mailing Address:        Physics Department

                                    Panjab University

                       Chandigarh-160014, India

 

                         Tel   :(91)-172-541741

                         FAX   :(91)-172-783336

                         e-mail: singhjb@pu.ac.in

 

3. Information on  Teaching and Research:

 

Research Discipline : Experimental High Energy Particle Physics

 

Teaching Subjects : Particle Physics, Electronics, Optics and Mechanics

 

(a) Academic Distinctions:

 

       Particiapted in the Discovery of TOP-Quark with Dezero Expt. At Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (USA), 1995

 

Particiapted in the Observation of CP-violation in b-quark system with BELLE Experiment,KEK (Japan),2001

 

(b) Research Specialization:

       Talks Delivered & attended International Conferences :   6

       National Conferences/workshops                       :  10

       Research Papers Published in International Journal   : 140

       Lectures Delivered in SERC( DST,New Delhi) program   :   8

 

(c) M.Phil/Ph.D. Dissertation Supervised, No. of Students:  5

                                           

(d) Research Assignments in International Institutions:

CERN,Geneva (Switzerland)(1984-85), Univ. of Genova (italy),Fermi National Acc. Lab.(USA)(1992-93), High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, KEK(Japan), University of Hawaii(USA) and University of Tufts(USA)

 

(e) Teaching Experience

 

       Teaching Post-graduate and graduate classes at Panjab University since 1979. Subjects Taught: Particle Physics, Electronics, Optics and Mechanics.

 

f) Awarded the position of Scientist at European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN),Geneva,Switzerland.

  

(g) Co-Investigator and Investigator In-charge of several Research

       Projects funded by UGC, DST and DAE. The most important one, CMS project supported by DST and DAE jointly and  Amount of Project is Rs. 2.70 Crores.

  

4. Summary of Research work.

 

   I have particiapted in the Discovery of TOP-Quark(1995) with Dzero Experiment which was performed  with Proton-antiproton 1.8Tev Tevatron collider at Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (USA). My work has been reportedly used for the discovery and referred in the Discovery Article. Now along with my students and Post. Doct. Fellows, I am particiapting for the search of CP-violation in b-quark system with the BELLE experiment with electron-positron collider at KEK,Japan. This has been predicted theoretically. First positive indication has been reported by us in July 2001.BELLE experiment is a collaboration of 60 research Institutes

from all parts of world. From Panjab University, I am heading this search.

With the help of local Industries Chandigarh, Rajpura, Mohali, Pinzore and Ludhiana, I did lots of R&D for 4-5 years to make mechanical part of our High Energy Physics Detectors. Finally I could succeed in getting this work done  at  Central Tool Room,Ludhiana.These detectors are being fabricated as Indian commitment for the CMS Internationa experiment. This experiment is planned to be  conducted at CERN,Geneva, Switzerland from Year 2006 onwards and would continue at least till Year 2015 for the discovery of new particles at CERN,Switzerland. For this aspect I am member of International Management Board of HCAL(CMS) Experiment. 

 

5. Other Experiences:

      

        As an Instrumentation development work, a computer controlled machine was developed by me with the help of Workshop of Physics Department, Panjab University. It can move in the step of Microns distances as guided by the computer. Similar machine was available in Fermi National Acc. Lab.(USA). With some guidence from TIFR Engineers, we developed computer controlled circuits for motion of DC-motors and Reading out the Light signal through the computer. The Interface Electronics cards have been fit inside the PC-computer. The  Computer instructions are given to this machine for the motion of DC meter and reading out light signal. Light is converted into Analog and then in digital signal to be recorded on computer disk.It measures attenuation of light in the Wave-length shifting Fibers. It took 2 years to make this machine operational.

 

 

 

Prof. J.M. Kohli

 

 

1. (a)   Name:                           J. M. Kohli

 

    (b)    Date of birth:                April 7, 1941

 

    (c)    Address:                       Centre of Advanced Studies in Physics,

                                                Department of Physics,

                                                Panjab University, Chandigarh – 160 014.

           

FAX/Phone:                 +91 172 783336/541741

            Email:                           kohli@pu.ac.in

 

2.                              Qualification                       :           Ph.D., D. Sc.

 

3.                              Research Field                    :           Experimental High Energy Physics

 

Teaching and Research Experience: Teaching Particle Physics to B.Sc.III (H.S) and M.Sc.I (H.S). Also taught the Mechanics, Optics and Laser Physics Electricity and Magnetism, Quantum Mechanics, Practical Physics to graduate and postgraduate classes, M.Phil Instrumentation, etc. Laboratory practical of graduate, post-graduate and supervising project work of post-graduate students. Doing research in High Energy Physics (Experimental). Working in High Energy Physics using Nuclear Emulsion and Bubble Chamber techniques, working in Collider Experiments i.e. DZERO Experiment at Fermilab, USA and CMS (Compact Muon Solenoid) experiment at CERN, Geneva. These experiments have been amply supported by UGC/ INDO-US/NSF and DST fundings. Department of Science and Technology has given a grant of Rs. 2.5 Crores for a period of three years (1999-2002) for participation in CMS experiment.  (Number of publications=137)

 

 

Other Experiences:

 

Visited Fermi Accelerator Lab and CERN, Geneva a number of times in connection with the DZero and CMS Collaborations. Awarded National Associateship of the UGC, Homi Bhabha Fellowship, expert on UGC and DST panel to assess research projects, as a refree for Journal “Pramana”, organized XIII DAE High Energy Physics symposium as Convenor at P.U. Chandigarh. Also published proceedings of the XIII DAE symposium in IAS, Pramana 2000 as Editor. Assoicated with the discovery of Top Quark on the basis of data collected at DZERO experiment at Fermilab Antiproton-proton Collider. Presently, working in International Collaboration, the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) Experiment at Multi-TeV proton-proton Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN.

 

Name:                                         Dr. Tankeshwar Kumar

Qualifications:                           M.Sc., PhD

Age                                            38 years

 

Teaching Experience:                 10 yrs

 

Research Experience:                  15 yrs

 

Subjects Taught:                    Undergraduate/Postgraduate level,

 

                                                Statistical Physics

                                                Mathematical Physics

                                                Classical Electrodynamics

                                                Classical Mechanics

 

 

Research Specialization:          Condensed Matter Physics

 

Teaching & Research Work done in the last five years:

 

Regarding teaching, the syllabi of Classical Electrodynamics, Condensed Matter Physics, Computational Physics has been modified. A diploma course in Advanced Scientific computation has been proposed which under active consideration.  The structure of the courses and the rules and regulations within total internal Semester System has been formulated.

 

In the case of research activity, we have been working in the area of quantum and classical fluids. I have published around 55  articles in Journals of international repute.

 

I have been awarded Associateship of ICTP, Italy

 

Other Experience:

I have been looking after several important non-teaching activities of the department and the University as a member of Senate (2000-2004) involving considerable responsibility. I have also been associated several important committees of the University, including research promotion committee. I have completed two research projects and one project of DST is in progress.

            I have also been member of selection committees and  inspection committees as expert.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name                           K. P. SINGH

1.  Qualifications:          M.Sc. (Physics), Ph.D.                                                                                                             (Experimental Nuclear Physics)

2.   Age:                       49 years

3.   Teaching experience:           23 Years

4.   Research experience:          26 years

 

5.   Address:                 Department of Physics

                                    Panjab University, Chandigarh-160014

                                    Tel:  0171-535544, 541741 (Office),                                                                           696141 (residence)

                                    FAX: 0172-783336

                                    Email:  singhkp@pu.ac.in

 

6.         Teaching areas: Nuclear Physics,  Waves & Oscillations, EM Theory, Modern Physics.

 

7.   Research Area: Experimental Nuclear Physics, PIXE Gamma-ray spectroscopy using coulomb excitation and  nuclear reaction technique. Chandigarh Cyclotron , NSC pelletron, VEC Calcutta Cyclotron are used for these studies. The proton coulomb excitation studies have been carried only by me in India  and it have been very successful. These accelerators along with the IPO Bhubaneswar accelerator are also used  for PIXE purpose. Currectly I am  working in collaboration with Heavy Ion laboratory, University of warsaw, Poland unde a research project from DST, India and corresponding authority KBN, Poland.

 

 

K.P. Singh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name:                          Kanwarjit Singh BIndra

Date of birth                 31st March,1966

Mailing address            Dept. of Physics

                                    Panjab University

                                    Chandigarh, 160014

                                               

                                    Tel:       (0172) 541741, 534487

                                                Fax:      (0172)0172-783336

                                                Email: bindraks@pu.ac.in

 

Qualifications:   M.S., PhD ( Vanderbilt Univ. USA )

 

Teaching  and Research:

Teaching experience of undergraduate and post-graduate courses of 41/2 years. Undergraduate honours school courses taught :Mechanics and strength of materials, modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, solid state physics. Post-graduate courses taught :various laboratories        

Research :

Participated in the installation, testing and use of the Fragment Mass Analyser(FMA) at Argonne National Laboratory (1990 - 1994). Used the FMA in conjunction with the Gamma detector array to study the high spin states in the Mass 180 region. Participated in varous other experiments using the FMA. Participated in various experiments using the UNISOR facility at the Oak Ridge National LAboratory, USA

At present studying the high spin states in the mass 130 region using the GDA setup at the Nuclear Science Center. Also involved with the use of the Clover detector setup at TIFR, Mumbai and NSC.

Conferences:

Participated various national and internaional conferences,workshops, symposiums held in India in the last five years and various international conferences before that.

Academic Honors:

UGC scholarship for Meritorious Science students (1983-1986)

Teaching Assistantship, Vanderbilt University, USA (1987-1990)

Fellowship, Argonne National Laboratory, USA (1990-1994)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      1.   Information on communication

 

           Name                            M.M.Aggarwal

 

           Date of Birth                  23rd August,1950

 

           Mailing Address            Department of Physics,

                                                 Panjab University,

                                                 Chandigarh 160014, India

                                               

Tel:     (91) 172 541741 

                                                (91) 172 534447

 

                                                 Fax:     0091 172 783336

 

                                                e_mail   aggarwal@pu.ac.in

 

          Qualification                    M.Sc. Ph.D.

 

     2.   Information on Teaching and Research

 

          (a) Academic Distinctions:

 

              Participated in the Discovery of Quark-Gloun-Plasma

              (WA98 Experiment at CERN , Geneva).          

 

          (b) Research Specialization:

 

              Experimental High Energy Particle Physics and Heavy Ion Physics

 

              Research papers published in International Journals        125

 

              National/International Conferences/Workshops attended       10

 

          (c) Delivered lectures in SERC Schools

 

              Nuclear Physics,  Feb. 1994

 

              Experimental High Energy Physics, Feb. 2000

 

 

 

 

        (d) M.Phil/Ph.D.  Dissertation Supervised

 

                     No. of students                                      4

 

 

          (e) Research Assignments in International Institutions

 

              State University of New York at Buffalo , USA (1980-1985);

              Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, USA; CERN,Geneva

              (Switzerland), every year for one or two months since 1991.

             

 

          (f) Research Projects

 

              Principal Investigator of the ALICE project funded by DST

              worth Rs. 74.5 lacs.

 

              Principal Investigator of the STAR project accepted by

              STAR collaboration, Submitted to DST for funding.

 

              Principal Investigator of the WA98 project funded by DAE

              and Co-Investigator of the Wa98 project funded by

              UGC and DST (1991-2000).

 

              Co-Investigator of the EMU01 project funded by DST (1991-1997).

 

 

          (g) Detector Development

 

              For the first time Universities took the work of development

              and fabrication of the Photon Multiplicity Detector for

              the WA98 experiment. It is worth mentiong that our group

              actively participated in the R & D of the PMD and delivered

              the detector in time.

 

 

          (h) Teaching post-graduate and graduate classes at the Panjab

              University since 1985.

 

              Subject taught : Particle Physics, Electronics, Nuclear Physics,

                               Thermal Physics , Optics and Waves & Oscilations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      1.   Information on communication

 

           Name                            M.M.Aggarwal

 

           Date of Birth                  23rd August,1950

 

           Mailing Address            Department of Physics,

                                                 Panjab University,

                                                 Chandigarh 160014, India

                                               

Tel:     (91) 172 541741 

                                                (91) 172 534447

 

                                                 Fax:     0091 172 783336

 

                                                e_mail   aggarwal@pu.ac.in

 

          Qualification                    M.Sc. Ph.D.

 

 

     2.   Information on Teaching and Research

 

          (a) Academic Distinctions:

 

              Participated in the Discovery of Quark-Gloun-Plasma

              (WA98 Experiment at CERN , Geneva).          

 

          (b) Research Specialization:

 

              Experimental High Energy Particle Physics and Heavy Ion Physics

 

              Research papers published in International Journals        125

 

              National/International Conferences/Workshops attended       10

 

          (c) Delivered lectures in SERC Schools

 

              Nuclear Physics,  Feb. 1994

 

              Experimental High Energy Physics, Feb. 2000

 

        (d) M.Phil/Ph.D.  Dissertation Supervised

 

                     No. of students                                      4

 

          (e) Research Assignments in International Institutions

 

              State University of New York at Buffalo , USA (1980-1985);

              Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, USA; CERN,Geneva

              (Switzerland), every year for one or two months since 1991.

             

          (f) Research Projects

 

              Principal Investigator of the ALICE project funded by DST

              worth Rs. 74.5 lacs.

 

              Principal Investigator of the STAR project accepted by

              STAR collaboration, Submitted to DST for funding.

 

              Principal Investigator of the WA98 project funded by DAE

              and Co-Investigator of the Wa98 project funded by

              UGC and DST (1991-2000).

 

              Co-Investigator of the EMU01 project funded by DST (1991-1997).

 

 

          (g) Detector Development

 

              For the first time Universities took the work of development

              and fabrication of the Photon Multiplicity Detector for

              the WA98 experiment. It is worth mentiong that our group

              actively participated in the R & D of the PMD and delivered

              the detector in time.

 

 

          (h) Teaching post-graduate and graduate classes at the Panjab

              University since 1985.

 

              Subject taught : Particle Physics, Electronics, Nuclear Physics,

                                        Thermal Physics , Optics and Waves & Oscilations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

           

 

 

 

 

Name:                                      Prof   Manmohan   Gupta

 

Qualifications:               M.Sc.(HS), PhD

 

Age                                          50 yrs

 

Teaching Experience:                23 yrs

 

Research Experience:                29 yrs

 

Address:                                   Department of Physics

                                                Panjab University

                                                Chandigarh-160014

 

                                                Tele: 0172-534456

 

                                                Fax: 172-783336

 

                                                E-mail : mmgupta  panjabuniv.chd.nic.in

 

Subjects Taught:             All subjects at Undergraduate level,

 

                                                High Energy Physics(Theory)

                                                Quantum Mechanic

                                                Quantum Field Theory

                                                Mathematical Physics

                                                Classical Mechanics

 

 Research Specialization:           High Energy Physics

                                               Theoretical    Physics

 

Teaching & Research Work done in the last five years:

 

Regarding teaching, the syllabi, the structure of the courses and the rules and regulations within total internal Semester System were formulated by me. The program is running successfully in the department.

 

In the case of research activity, we have been working in the general area of fermion mass matrices and mixings. In particular, some very important results are found for texture specific mass matrices which are very well recognized. Similarly in the context of quark mixing phenomenon, a new procedure has been developed which again is very well recognized.

 

We have also developed Chiral Quark Model(CQM) with configuration mixing which is an improvement over CQM with SU(3) symmetry breaking.

 

Other Experience:

 

I have been looking after several important non-teaching activities of the department involving considerable responsibility. I have also been associated several important committees of the University. I have also organized a UGC refresher Course for University and college teachers.          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C. V.

Summary 

(Mohinder P. Khanna)

1.   Present  Position :  Professor of Physics  (retired Oct 31, 2001)

Emeritus Scientist (CSIR)

 

2.   Address:                             Center of Advanced Studies in Physics

                                                Department of Physics, Panjab University,

                                                Chandigarh 160014, India.   Phone  91 172 534461

                                               

Fax:  0091-172-783 336   Phone  (Home)  172 541 460   

                                               

Email:   khanna@pu.ac.in, mpkhanna@yahoo.com

 

3.  Date of birth:                       October 23, 1939    Age 62 years

 

4.  Area of Specialization          Theoretical High Energy (Particle) Physics,

 

5.   Educational Qualifications:   M.Sc (Delhi), Ph.D (Rochester)

 

8. Professional Experience: 

(1)   Teaching  & Research for over 35 years

Taught at Educational Institutions in India, US and Canada.                     

Number of Ph. D supervised:                                        14     

Number of papers published in journals:             Over 100

Books Published ---                                         Two

 
Research Work done during the last five years:

 

Phenomenology in Heavy flavour physics

 

Mesons and baryons with one heavy quark ( charm or beauty ) have been a subject of intense study both theoretically as well as experimentally as such studies are likely to throw light on the interface of soft and hard QCD (quantum chromodynamics) a subject not understood well so far. We have been studying the semileptonic and noleptonic decays of heavy baryons and mesons from several angles and using a variety of techniques.  We have been also trying to study the combining of chiral pertubation theory (valid at low energy – soft QCD domain ) and heavy quark effective theory (high energy- hard QCD domain.)

 

(b) Administrative and Managerial Responsibilities:

 

---Chairman of the department from July 1994 to Feb. 1998.

--have been on the Advisory Committee of the Center of Computer Science & Applications of Panjab University for over ten years.

--- member  Implementation Committee for the Campus wide  network and Internet  Installation.

--was responsible for renovating the curriculum and improvement of the Library and  contributed a great deal in the quality teaching in the department

--- established single handedly  the Theoretical High Energy Research Group at Panjab Univ. Chandigarh.

--- organized a three week UGC sponsored Winter Institute for University and College Teachers on Recent Advances in Physics, at the Department of Physics, Panjab University, Chandigarh in February-March 1995.

--- directed  a SERC School in Theoretical High Energy Physics, sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, held at the Department of Physics, Panjab University, Chandigarh,  from  April 1-28, 1996.

--- Organised  Refresher Courses with Academic Staff College, Panjab University, for College teachers of the region

 

Some Details

 

Courses taught (Books Used):

Gradutate :

(1) Quantum Mechanics (including Two Semesters at U of Penn. During Academic Year 1967-68)  (Merzabacher, Gasiorowicz, Sakurai)

Elementary Particle Physics (Perkins, Martin & Halzen, Close)       

Advanced Quantum Mechanics

(4) Classical Electrodynamics  (Jackson)           (5) Mathematical Physics (Arfken)

 Undergraduate  

 at the University of Alberta:   (1980- 82  for two years) 

(1)  Mechanics                              (2) Light                (3) Electricity and Magnetism

(text was Halliday –Resnick, but I also used Buche, Radin & Falk, Grotch, Giancoli)           

 

at Panjab University:       Mathematical Physics and General Relativity

A course on Approximate Methods in  Quantum  Mechanics  for  three weeks in                                                       Summer School at  PU , Chandigarh 1969.

A two-week Refresher course on Electricity and magnetism to the Undergraduate college teachers, 1972

 

BOOKS Published:

1.  Book on Quantum Mechanics by M. P. Khanna  published (1996)

      by Har Anand Publications, New Delhi.

2.   `Introduction to Particle Physics' by M. P. Khanna,

       published  by Prentice Hall (India),  New Delhi    1999.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

              BRIEF RESUME           

            

NAME :                                  Manjit Kaur            

ADDRESS :                           E1-112, Sector-14           

                                                Chandigarh-160014           

                                                India.           

AGE :                                      47 years         

            

PRESENT POSITION :        READER        

                                                Department of Physics           

                                                Panjab University           

                                                Chandigarh-160014           

                                                India           

            

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:      M.Sc., Ph.D. (Physics)  

            

TEACHING EXPERIENCE :               Twenty one Years            

            

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE :              Twenty five years(till date)           

            

RESEARCH  PUBLICATIONS :         170 in Esteemed International Journals 

 

BOOKS   EDITED :                               One    

 

RESEARCH SPECIALISATION :      Experimental High Energy Physics

 

TEACHING DISCIPLINES :                               1) Classical Mechanics

                                                                2) Particle Physics

                                                                3) Statistical Mechanics

                                                                4) Mechanics

                                                                5) Spectroscopy

                                                                6) Electronics

 

TEACHING WORK DURING LAST 5-YEARS :

 

The subjects taught are :            Classical Mechanics and Spectroscopy

                                                                To M.Sc.I (H.S.)

 

RESEARCH WORK DURING LAST 5-YEARS :

 

(i)                  The participation in L3- collaboration to study the e+e- interactions at LEPI(Large Electron-Positron Collider)and LEPII for the analysis of the hadronic final states at c.m. energies between 91 GeV and 205 GeV in the framework of Quantum Chromo-Dynamics.

(ii)                Collaborative participation in CMS(Compact Muon Solenoid) experiment at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland to undertake a study of  Physics of P-P interactions at 14 TeV  center of mass energy and to contribute to the  hardware of the Hadron Calorimeter which is one of  the sub-detectors of CMS.

                

 

(iii)               Phenomenological studies of hadronic final states in hadron-hadron, and hadron-nucleus interactions at various c.m. energies.

 

RESEARCH GRANTS RECEIVED DURING LAST 5-YEARS (1995-2001)           

            

 (1) Major Research project to study " Underlying patterns in Multi-hadronic final states in High Energy interactions ", Granted by Council of Scientific and Industrial Development (CSIR), New Delhi, India for 3-years,1997-2000, as Principal Investigator.           

            

(d) Major Research project entitled " Detector Development for CMS Experiment at  Multi-TeV Proton-Proton Collider, LHC, Granted by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, India for the period 1998-2002, as co-investigator.           

            

(e) Major Research project to study " QCD studies of hadronic processes in e+e- interactions at LEP2 ", Granted by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, India for the period 2000-2003, as Principal Investigator.           

 

INSTITUTES VISITED DURING 1995-2001:           

            

(a) CERN from June to August 1995 for the L3 experimental work.           

 (b) CERN from May to June 1999 for the CMS Beam tests and  simulations.           

 (c) CERN from November to Decemeber 2000 for the CMS simulation work.           

 (d) CERN from May to July 2001 for the L3 Experimental work.           

 

CONFERENCES ORGANIZED :           

            

(a)            Organising Secretary of the 13th National DAE symposium on High Energy Physics.  Hosted by Panjab University, Chandigarh, during  26-30 December, 1998.           

 (b)           Organising Secretary of the 13th National conference of Indian Association of Physics Teachers. Hosted by Panjab University, Chandigarh in November symposium on High Energy Physics. Hosted by Panjab University, Chandigarh, during 1-4 November, 2000.            

            

            

 

 

 

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

1.       Name:                                           Navdeep Goyal

 

2.       Designation:                                 Lecturer in Physics

 

3.     Address:                                     Official:

Department of Physics

                                                            Panjab University

                                                            Chandigarh  Ph. 0172-534455                                                            

                                                            Residential:

                                                            412, Sector 8

                                                            Panchkula  Ph. 0172-564337

 

4.    Date of Birth & Age:                  7th March 1965, 36 years

 

5.         Academic Qualifications:

            M.Sc Hons School, Panjab University

            Ph.D Panjab University

 

6.         Field of Specialization in Teaching    Electronics in teaching and

            and research                                       experimental Solid

                                                                        State Physics in research

 

 

Total experience of Teaching and Research:      14 years

 

7.         A brief summary of research work

 

My research work involves study of the electrical and photo-electrical properties of  amorphous semiconductors. The research work in developing a model for explaining the effect of doping on electrical properties of these materials. The research led to the development of these materials as new sensing devices. Besides that I have done some work on the device applications of High temperature superconductors. Devices like high quality resonators were fabricated using YBCO at TIFR Bombay .

Impedance study of biological tissues has also been studied by me

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.         Name   :   Prof. Nirmal Singh

            Qualifications :  Ph.D. (Physics)

            Age :        56 Yrs.

           (a) Teaching Experience :  27 yrs.

    (b) Research Experience :  31 yrs.

4.                  Information on Communication :      

Address :         Prof. Nirmal Singh

                                    Department of Physics,

                                    Panjab University

                                   Chandigarh-160014, INDIA.

 

Telephone        0172-534472

                        0172-541780  

             FAX                0172-783336

            Email              nsingh@pu.ac.in

5.      Information on Teaching and Research Disciplines (Titles only):

(a) Teaching :  Nuclear Physics, Electronics, Modern Physics, Statistical Physics

(c)   Research : (i) Experimental Nuclear Physics

                        (ii) X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy

4.   Short summary on teaching and research work in last 5 years:

 

      Research work has been pursued in the fields of Experimental Nuclear Spectroscopy and X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy. The nuclear spectroscopy studies were concentrated on various nuclei in the mass-region A=130. The nuclei were populated via heavy-ion fusion evaporation reactions and investigated using multi-detector arrays of Compton-suppressed Ge detectors at NSC, New Delhi and TIFR, Mumbai. Important observations like chiral bands in 130Cs nucleus and abrupt band termination in 120,122I nuclei came out of the work done. An electron spectrometer for in-beam conversion electron measurements was installed at NSC. The X-ray fluorescence studies are associated with processes following the inner-shell photoionisation of atoms. The elastic and inelastic scattering of photons in the x-ray energy region were also investigated. The scattering and fluorescence information has been used for elemental analysis of Environmental, Biological, and Industrial samples. It has resulted in 22 publications in International journals and about 15 papers in national/international conferences/symposia. Five Ph.D. students were supervised to complete their Ph.D. degree.

      In teaching, Electronics, Nuclear Physics (General), Experimental Nuclear Physics and Statistical physics courses were taught to the post graduate classes.

 

5.   Short summary on other experiences :

 

      Presently acting as Dean Student Welfare since Aug. 2001 over and above the normal duties of a Professor in the Department of Physics. Member of Research Degree Committee, Academic Council, Science Faculty and Academic / Technical / administrative committees of Department of Physics and Panjab University. Referee for International Journals Nuclear Instruments and Methods B and X-ray Spectrometry and Radiation Physics and Chemistry. Member of Accelerator User Committee, Nuclear science Centre, New Delhi. Associate of UGC Nuclear Science Center (NSC), New Delhi for 2001-2004. Administrative experience of Technical Education as Advisor in preparing documents on the formation of National Board of Accreditation  (NBA) as set by AICTE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name:                          Raj K. Gupta

Qualification:                 M.Sc; Ph.D.

Age:                             63 years (Date of birth: June 18, 1938)

 

Teaching experience:     35years

 

Research experience:    39years

 

Present position:           CSIR Emeritus Scientist

 

Adress for Correspondence: Physics Department

                           Panjab University, CHANDIGARH-160014

 

Home address:                         418, Sector 37A

                                                CHANDIGARH-160036

                                                           

                                                            Telefone: 0172- 534457 (O), 692387 (R)

                                                            e-mail: rkgupta@pu.ac.in OR                                                                                        gupta_rajk@hotmail.com

 

Teaching and Research Discipline: Theoretical Nuclear Physics

 

Summary on Teaching and Research Work in last 5years:

            I have taught both graduate and post-graduate courses. The graduate courses are: modern physics, electricity magnetism and electronics. The post-graduate courses are: mathematical physics, quantum mechanics and nuclear physics. The research interests consist of nuclear fission, synthesis of new elements (nuclear fusion reactions), new cluster radioactivity, complex fragment emission at low and high energies, radioactive nuclear beam studies involving halo nuclei, structure of nuclei, including halo nuclei,studied via collective models, relativistic mean-field approach and quantum algebra methods. Quantum algebra/ groups are also used for molecular structure and general physics problems. About 130 research papers are published in International Journals, with a similar number of invited and contributed presentations at national and international meetings. More than a dozen Ph.D thesis are guided on these problems. In addition, a book entitled "Heavy Elements and Related New Phenomena" is published by World Sc. Publishers, Singapore in year 1999. Another book is under preparation on invitation from Institute of Physics Publications, Adam-Hilger Publishers, Bristol, U.K. Also, a book "New Horizons of Physics" to be published by Narosa Publishers, New Delhi is ready on invitation from Indian Association of Physics Teachers.

Other Experiences: I have organised a couple of workshops and conferences; guided many research projects, including the ones funded by German and French agencies. I have been on the Executive Committees of Indian Physics Association, etc.

 

 

1. Name:                                  RAJEEV K. PURI

 

2. Qualification:                         Ph.D. ( Nuclear Physics)

 

3. Age:                                     35 years

 

4. Teaching experience:             six and half years.

 

5. Research                              14 years.

 

6. Address:                               Department of physics,

                                                Panjab University,Chandigarh,

                                                           

                                                            Phone:0172-534468/email rkpuri@pu.ac.in

 

7. Teaching and research titles;

 

Teaching: wave  and mechanics,  nuclear physics, advanced theoretical nuclear physics and computational physics.

 

Research: low energy nuclear physics: fusion, fission , cluster radioactivity, intermediate energy: multifragmentation, disappearance of flow, subthreshhold particle production.  relativistic energies: particle production

 

8. Brief of teaching and research

 

We are teaching the students, the  details of nuclear physics first at the lower level say that of UGC test, then also at the advanced level. Here our main aim is  first teach students the nuclear forces,  and other nuclear phenomena. At advance level, we aim to teach them theoretical methods such as how to calculate the matrix, many body matrix elements, hartree-fock theory and collective theory and also heavy ion collisions at low and intermediate energies.

 

Research:

 

we are engaged in deeper understanding of the  nuclear dynamics at low, and intermediate energies. At low energy, we aim to look for simple and pocket formulation of ion ion potential including the fusion-fission processes. At intermediate energies, we study the multi-fragmentation, collective flow, disappearance of flow and particle production at sub-threshold energies. We have given couple of very successful models to study the multi-fragmentation in nuclear physics and also for the first time, we have also given the hot and dense nuclear forces.

 

 

 

We are also engaged in pupularizaion of science through the popular magzines/new papers and also on the scientific administration. I am also on the governing body of the Council of science, technology and environment  of himachal pradesh for the priod of three years. This apex body takes care of the  scientific and environmental needs of the state

 

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|                                                                 |

|                        Dr. Rajeev K. Puri                       |

|                      Member, Governing Body                     |

|        State Coucil for Science, Technology and Environment,    |

|                 Government of Himachal Pradesh.                 |

|                                                                 |

|                                                                 |

|   Physics Department                   Phone ++91-172-534468    |

|   Panjab University                    Fax   ++91-172-783336    |

|   Chandigarh-160 014                   email:rkpuri@pu.ac.in    |

|   India.                                                        |

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Name               Ranjan Kumar

Date of Birth                      19-03-1974

Date of Joining                   02-11-1999

Qualifications                    M.Sc.(Hons. School) Physics

Teaching Experience        Two years

Research experience          Four years

Address

                                           Lecturer in Physics

                                           Deptt. of Physics, P.U. Chandigarh. 160014

                                           Ph 541741, 534488 (O)  693101 ( R )

                                          E-mail  ranjan@pu.ac.in

 

Teaching and research

I have taught undergraduate (electricity magnetism and electronics) and post graduate (Laboratory) courses. My field of specialization is Solid State Physics (Theoretical). We are working on Structure and Dynamics of Pure and Doped C60 solids, C70 solid and Carbon Nanotubes.

 

 

 

 

 


 

BIO-DATA

 

A.        Name                                       :           Dr. Sandeep Sahijpal

 

B.        Date of Birth                           :           22nd  September, 1969               

 

C.        Designation/Institution           :           Lecturer in Physics,

                                                                        Centre of Advanced Study in Physics,

                                                Panjab University, Sector 14

                                                                        Chandigarh, India.  160014

                                                                        Fax (office):   +91-172- 783336      

e-mail:  sahijpal_sandeep@yahoo.com

D.        Academic and professional career

 

i)          Academic career:

 

Degree

   University

       Subjects

Year of

passing

Marks (%)

Division

B.Sc.

(Hons. School)

Panjab University,

Chandigarh, India

Physics (Major), Maths, English,

Chemistry

 

1990

 

71

 

First

M.Sc. 

(Hons. School)

Panjab University,

Chandigarh, India

 

 

      Physics

 

1991

 

75

 

First

Ph. D.

(Physics)

Thesis work was carried at Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India

 

 

 

1997

Title: Isotopic studies of the early solar system phases in meteorites by an ion microprobe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

ii)         Professional career:

 

Position held

Year

Organization/Institution

 

Research scholar

 

1991-1997

Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India

Post-doctoral fellow

 

1997-1998

                              -- same --

Post-doctoral fellow

 

 

1998-2000

Department of Earth & Space Sciences,

University of California, Los Angeles, US

Lecturer

2000 -continue

Centre of Advanced Study in Physics, Panjab University, Chandigarh

 

 

 


F.         Award/Prize/Certificate etc. won

 

  1. National Scholarship by Government of India for 1990-91

 

  1. Qualified Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) examination conducted jointly by CSIR-UGC for research scholarship in 1991.

 

  1. Silver medal for standing first in B. Sc. III (Hons. School) by University.

 

 

G.            Research Publications:   27   (Twenty seven)

 

           Research work:

 

                I have been basically carrying out research on the formation and the early evaluation of the solar system. In this regard, I have been actively involved in developing various analytical techniques for analysis of extra-terrestrial samples, e.g., meteorites. Almost all of my research work has been presented in international conferences and I have published some of my research work in reputed journals, e.g., Nature and Astrophysical Journal Letters.

 

H.        Theoretical courses taught as lecturer so far:

       Teaching experience: 2 years

 

            a.  Advanced Statistical mechanics                                             - M.Sc. Final

            b.  Classical Electrodynamics & General theory of Relativity        - M.Sc. Final

 

                Teaching experience:

 

                I have a limited teaching experience as I was working previously in a national laboratory and abroad as a full time researcher. I have taught M.Sc. final class over the last two years apart from the practical classes. The courses that I have taken are in a way directly/indirectly related to my research work.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name:                        S.C.Bedi         

Present Post:             Professor of Physics     

Qualifications:                        Ph.D.  in  Experimental Nuclear Physics

Age:                            56 years  (Date of Birth: 15.11.1945)

Total experience:     Teaching and Research (up to Dec 2001)            32 years

Affiliation/Address:   Department of Physics, Panjab University, Chandigarh 160 014, India.

                                    Phone: (O) 0172-534450, 541741

            (R) 0172-715144, 712880

                                  Fax :    172-783336 

     email:  bedi@pu.ac.in

 

A summary of the  research work in thelast five years:

 

I am presently engaged in the measurement of magnetic and electric hyperfine Interactions using the technique of Perturbed Angular Correlations (PAC) and Distributions (PAD) The latter being the on-line version of the PAC. These techniques are used for the systematic investigation of (i) the origin of the magnetic hyperfine fields and electric field gradients (EFG)  (ii) the static magnetic dipole moments and the electric quadrupole moments of excited nuclear states.

A significant progress on the developmental and experimental fronts was made during the last five years which augmented the off-line activity at Chandigarh and on-line activity at the Nuclear Science Centre, Delhi. The activities are listed below

  1. Installation of a closed cycle helium refrigerator for PAC experiments.
  2. Installation of an argon arc furnace for radioactive sample preparation.
  3. Experiments have been made with 100RhGd with the radioactivity from VECC, Calcutta.
  4. In-beam (PAD) facility was set up at NSC, Delhi with all the developmental work done by our group. This set up was later modified to suit the 1.6T electromagnet which was also got fabricated and installed by us. This set up is ready for magnetic hyperfine field experiments.
  5. To make the temperature dependent experiments, a liquid helium cryostat was got fabricated  in collaboration with Prof. (Mrs.) Devare.University of Pune.
  6. Based on the in-beam work some publications and the contributions to National Symposia were made. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name                      : Dr Surya Kant Tripathi

 

Qualifications            : M.Sc., Ph.D.

 

Date of Birth             : 15-05-1966

 

Teaching Experience       : 3 years

 

Research Experience       : 11 years

 

Address for correspondance: Department of Physics

                                               Panjab University, Chandigarh-160 014

                                               Phone: (0172) 541741

                                               e-mail: surya@pu.ac.in

                                                 :  surya_tr@yahoo.com

 

Information on Teaching and Research disciplines:

 

Undergraduate: Electricity and Magnetism; Heat and

Thermodynamics; Mechanics; Classical and Quantum Mechanics

 

Postgraduate: Electronics; Experimental Techniques in Disordered

Materials.

 

Research          : Glassy Semiconductors; Hydrogenated Amorphous

Silicon; Diamond and Diamond like Carbon; Porous silicon.

 

Publications: In Journals - 26

              In conferences - 35

 

Summary of research work:

Electrical Conductivity and thermoelectrical power measurements have been done on chalcogenide glasses (e.g. Se-Te, Ge-Se, Se-In etc). Effect of metallic impurities like Ag, Cd, In, Sb etc has been studied. Effect of light (photocrystallization) and thermal (thermal crystallization) induced effects have been performed as a function of temperature, intensity and illumination times. Isothermal and non-isothermal crystallization kinetics have been studied using DSC and conductivity measurements. Dielectric

relaxation measurements have been done on these glasses. Effect of

ion-irradiation on glassy thin films ha sbeen studied using micro-Raman technique. A multichamber of glow discharge system have been designed and fabricated for making hydrogenated amorphous silicon based devices. Light and thermal induced metatsabilities have been studied in doped (Li, P) and undoped a-Si:H. Constant Photocurrent (CPM) and Photothermal Deflection spectroscopy (PDS) measurements have been done on doped and undoped a-S:H to study the density of surface states.Quenching experiment has been done  on Chalcogenide glasses also to see the thermal induced metastability. Hydrogen evolution experiments have been done on a-Si:H using Quadrapole gas analyzer. Poly crystalline diamond coatings on stainless steel(SS) and Molybdenum(Mo) substrates have been deposited using oxyacetylene flame and glow discharge technique. The residual stress present in the diamond coatings has been measured using Raman spectroscopy. This is found to be quite close to the theoretically calculated thermal stress. This indicates that the main cause of the stress in the flame deposited   coatings is the

mismatch between the thermal expansion coefficients of diamond and the substrates. a-C:H thin films have been deposited using of glow discharge technique. These measurements have been done on thin films as well as on bulk materials. Different techniques has been used to characterize (e.g. electrical, optical, structeral etc) these materials. Quite interesting results have been found for the first time in the above studies and suitable explanations have been given at appropriate places. Based on the above studies, few papers have been published in the International and National Journals as the list of publications shows.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


RESUME

Professor Satya Prakash

Department of Physics

Panjab University, Chandigarh-160014 (India)

Tel. (0172) 693672(R), (0172) 534469(0)

SATYA PRAKASH

30. 05.1941

1. Professor and Chairman

Department of Physics, Panjab Univ., Chandigarh.

2. Dean, Faculty of Science

Panjab University, Chandigarh(1999-2001)

3. Vice- President

India Physics Teachers Association

4. Vice-President

Indian Physics Association (97-99)

 

Name:

Date of Birth: Positions:

 

 

Working Experience:

Research, Teaching and Administrative duties were carried out in the Departments of Physics in the following Institutions:

In India

1. University of Allahabad, Allahabad

2. University of Roorkee, Roorkee

3. Punjabi University, Patiala

4. Panjab University, Chandigarh

 

Abroad:

1. Faculty of Science, University of Paris XI, Orsay, France

2. Faculty of Science, University of Paris VI, Paris, France

2. Faculty of Science, University of Paris VI, Paris, France

3. Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Ecole Superieure de Physique et Chimie, Paris, FYance

4. Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National Universty Canberra, Australia

5. School of Low Temperature Physics, Gerhard-Mercator University Duisburg, Germany

 

PERSONAL

 

1.      Born on May 30, 1941 in village Barauli near Agra.

2.      High School and Inter with distins. in Phys, Chem and Maths.

3.      B.Se., Agra Uni. with distins.in Maths. and Statis., 1962.

4.      M.Se., Allahabad University with specialization in X-rays, 1964.

5.      D.Phill., Allahabad University in 1970.

6.      Awarded Junior, Senior, Post-Doe Fellowships (CSIR, DAE).

7.      Married, blessed with a son and a daughter, very well setteled.

 

JOBS

 

  1. Lecturer in Physics at Punjabi University Patiala, 1971.
  2. Lecturer in Physics at Panjab University, Chandigarh, 1972.
  3. Awarded Burse Joliot Curie, Orsay (France), 1975.
  4. Chercheur Associe, CNRS, France (1976-78).
  5. Reader in Physics;, Panjab University Chandigarh, 1979.
  6. Visiting Professor at Universite Paris XI, Orsay (1981, 1982).
  7. Research Fellow, Australian National Univ., Canberra (1984- 86)
  8. Professor of Theoretical Solid State Physics, Panjab Univ. Chd., 1987.
  9. Visiting Professor/Visiting Scientist, ESPCI and Universite Paris VI for three months (1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 and 1996).
  10. Visiting Professor, University of Duisburg, Germany, 1999.
  11. Worked for short durations in Research Insitutes and Universities (USA, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Australia, Singapore, Thailand).
  12. Dean, Faculty of Science, Panjab University, Chandigarh, (1999- 2001).
  13. Chairman, Department of Physics, Panjab University, Chandigarh, 2001.

 

RESEARCH

Significant contributions are in METAL PHYSICS in the subjects of Phonons, Magnetic Excitations, Dilute Alloys, Hydrogen Diffu- sion and Cuprate Superconductros

 

            M.Phil theses:                           2                     

            Ph.D. theses                             11

            Research Projects:                    8

Research Publications:  155

 

Book Authored:            Dynamics of Transition Metals and Alloys [Nova Science

                                    Publishers Inc. New York, 1998]

 

Book in Preparation:     Hydrogen in Metals: A Quantum Impurity.

 

Book Edited:                Advances in Statistical Physics of Solids and Liquids

                                    John Wailey, New York 1990]

 

 

 


ACADEMIC DISTINCTIONS

 

1.        Developed Solid State Physics group at Panjab University.

2.        Organised International Advanced School in Statistical Physics.

3.        Organised TPSC Conference and Refresher Courses.

4.        Worked on National Committee for NET.

5.        Worked as Core Committee Member of International and National Conferences.

6.        Worked as an expert in selection committees.

7.        Invited to submit the proposals for "THE NOBLE PRIZE OF PHYSICS 1997".

8.        Vice President, Indian Physics Association (IPA) (1997-99).

9.        Vice President, Indian Association of Physics Teachers(2001-).

10.     Member, The National Academy of Sciences, India.

11.     Referee of Phy. Rev. Letters, Phys. Rev.and Pramana.

12.     Distinguished Leadership Award, American Biographical Inst.

13.     The Men of Achievement Award, Int. Biographical Center, London.

14.     Five Hundred Leaders of Influence Award, Int. Publications.

15.     Among 2000 Out Standing Intellectuals of 20th Century.

16.     Among 2000 Out Standing Scientists of 20th Century.

17.     The 20th Century Award of Achevernents.

18.     Appointed to Research Board of Advisors, American Biograph- ical Inst.

 

 

 

 

 


1. (a)   Name:                           Suman Bala Beri

 

    (b)    Date of birth:                6-8-1949 (52 Years)

 

    (c)    Address:                       Centre of Advanced Studies in Physics,

                                                Department of Physics,

                                                Panjab University, Chandigarh – 160 014.

 

            FAX/Phone:                 +91 172 783336/541741

 

            Email:                           suman@pu.ac.in

 

4.                              Qualification                       :           M.Sc.(Hons. School)) Ph.D.(Physics)

5.                              Research Field                    :           Experimental High Energy Physics

6.                              Teaching Experience           :           27 years and 10 months

7.                              Research Experience          :           31 years

 

3.Research field  : Experimental High Energy Particle Physics

 

4.Teaching and Research : Teaching advanced experimental high energy particle physics to post-graduate students. Also taught the courses-Thermal and statistical physics, Elecronics and laser physics to graduate students. Laboratory practicals of M.Sc and supervising project work of post graduate students. Research - Doing research work in experimental HEP. Participating in Dzero experiment (Fermilab, U.S.A) and CMS(CERN,Geneva). Working on the problem of top mass studies etc. Also using Neural Network Methods for analysis. Participating in fabrication of scintillation counters for CMS detector in collaboration with TIFR, BARC, Mumbai and Delhi University.

5. Other Experience: Fermilab, U.S.A as guest scientist to do collaborative research work and top physics analysis(ppbar collisions at tevatron energy-c.o.m energy = 2TeV. Visited CERN, Geneva, Switzerland to participate in reserch work concerning CMS and simulation and analysis work (pp collisions at LHC energies) and interacting with the experts and scientists from various institutes of world. Participated in several national and international conferences and symposia. Research publications (approx.100) in various international journals.


Name:                          V.K. Jindal

 

  1. Ph.D., 51 years, teaching and research experience over 30 years
  2. Department of Physics, Panjab University, Chandigarh-160014; Ph. (O) 91-53-4458, (Home) 91-711745, e-mail jindal@pu.ac.in
  3. Condensed Matter Physics
  4. Teaching summary: Courses taught during past 5 years are Solid State Physics to M.Sc. students, and Mathematical Physics to B.Sc. students. Supervised M.Sc. lab experiments.

 

Research Summary: During last 5 years, I and my group are involved with modeling fullerenes solids and their derivatives. We have suggested models that interpret and calculate various static, bulk, thermodynamical and temperature and pressure dependent structural properties of C60 (pure and doped), C70 solids. We also suggest models for carbon nanotubes whether in Single Wall or Multi Wall formations.

We also use ion-beams at Nuclear Science center in New Delhi to explore phase transformations in thin films of C60. A model to characterize the beam parameters for equivalent pressure and temperature at the target is being worked out.

Another area of my research during this period concerns shock pressure effects on molecular materials and understanding mechanisms of material breaking.

 

  1. Other experiences: I have actively involved with computer related facilities in the department and University. My activities also relate to networking, and IT sector. In addition, I take interest in development of creative projects to educate physics at school level.

       

 


INFORMATION ABOUT Dr. V.S.BHATIA

 

 

1.INFORMATION ON COMMUNICATION

 

            NAME :                       Dr. V.SBHATIA

            DATE OF BIRTH :      24 July, 1938

            ADDRESS :                 Physics Departmant, Panjab University,

Chandigarh - 160014

            Tel :                              (91) 172 541741

                                                (91) 172 5344451

            Fax :                             (91) 172 783336

            e-mail :             vsbhatia80@hotmail.com

                                                vsbhatia@pu.ac.in

            QUALIFICATIONS :              M.Sc., Ph.D.

 

2.                  INFORMATION ON TEACHING AND RESEARCH

(i)         Academic Distinctions :  

            Participated in the discovery of Quark Gluon Plasma ( WA98

            Experiment at CERN )

            (ii)        Wrote text book on Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics

(iii)               Guided 4 Ph.D. and 15 M. Phil. Students

(iv)              Published more than 100 research papers

(v)                Participated in more than half a dozen National and International  Scientific collaborations. Notable among these are the EMU01, Wa93 and WA98 collaborations

(vi)              Participated as a teacher in several Summer Schools, Refresher courses and SERC schools.

(vii)             Acted as subject expert  for Punjab State Text Book Board. Worked as the UGC member  for the Centre for Development of Physics Education, Jaipur.

(viii)           Acted as Principal Investigator for more than half a dozen major research projects sanctioned by UGC, DST and DAE.

(ix)              Worked for the development of Solid State Nuclear Track Detectors.  Also worked for the development of Photon Multiplicity Detector for the WA93 and WA98 experiments at CERN

(x)                Teaching and research experience of more than 35 years.  Taught Quantum Physics, Electricity & Magnetism, Electronics, Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics, Modern Physics

 

(xi)              Research Specialisation : Experimental High Energy Physics, Ultrahigh energy heavy ion interactions, Cosmic Rays.


 

NAME                         :      VISHWAMITTAR

QUALIFICATIONS               :      M.Sc.( Hons School), Ph.D.

AGE                          :       57 YEARS

TEACHING EXPERIENCE          :       29 YEARS ( NEARLY )

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE          :       33 YEARS ( NEARLY )

ADDRESS                      :       DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS,

                                     PANJAB UNIVERSITY,

                                     CHANDIGARH- 160 014

                                    ( PH 0172-534473; E-MAIL vm@pu.ac.in)

COURSES TAUGHT               :       M.PHIL - METHODS OF EXPERIMENTAL

                                     PHYSICS

 

                                     M.Sc.    -   MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS,

                                     QUANTUM MECHANICS, STATISTICAL

                                     MECHANICS, SOLID STATE PHYSICS,

                                     RELATIVISTIC QUANTUM MECHANICS,

                                     ADVANCED CLASSICAL MECHANICS,

                                     ADVANCED STATISTICAL MECHANICS,

                                     LABORATORY COURSE ON PHYSICS.

 

                                     B.Sc - MECHANICS & SPECIAL

                                     RELATIVITY, MATHEMATICALPHYSICS,

                                     QUANTUM MECHANICS, STATISTICAL

                                     MECHANICS, SOLID STATE PHYSICS,

                                     THERMAL PHYSICS, VIBRATIONS & WAVES,

                                     OPTICS, MODERN PHYSICS, ELECTRICITY &

                                     MAGNETISM, LABORATORY COURSES.

RESEARCH INTERESTS            :      CHEMICAL PHYSICS, GENERAL THEORETICAL

                                     PHYSICS, MATERIAL PHYSICS, SOLID

                                     STATE PHYSICS.

SUMMARY                       :      I HAVE BEEN TEACHING MATH. PHYS,

                                     ADVANCED CLASSICAL & ST. MECH AND

                                     Q. MECH FOR LAST FEW YEARS. CURRENT

                                     RESEARCH INTERESTS ARE NON-

                                     EQUILIBRIUM ST. MECHANICS, POLYMERS

                                     AND ONE-DIMENSIONAL CHAINS.

OTHER EXPERIENCES             :      I AM EDITOR  BULLETIN INDIAN

                                     ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICS TEACHERS.

                                     WAS ASSOC.EDITOR OF SCINCE GEM.

                                     HAVE BEEN DEEPLY INVOLVED IN THE

                                     IMPROVEMENT OF SYLLABI AND

                                     DEVELOPMENT OF EXPERIMENTS.

                                      

       


Name:                          V.P. Singh

Designation:                  Reader

Date of birth:                8.7.1954

Academic

Qualifications:               M.Sc., Ph.D.

 

Teaching Experience:    Twenty-three years and five months

 

Research Experience:    About twenty eight years.

 

Address:                       Department of Physics, Panjab University, Chandigarh

 

Phone:                          Off:                  541741

                  Resi:       715604

 

Teaching: Mass-spectrometry, Geochronology, Classical Mechanics, Statistic

Mechanics, Electronics, Electricity and Magnetism, Mechanics and Relativity.

 

Research: Mass-spectrometry and Rb-Sr Geochronology.

 

Short summary on teaching and research work in the last five years.

 

Teaching:  I have taught the following courses:

 

1.      Classical Mechanics

2.      Statistical Mechanics

3.      Electronics

4.      Mechanics

5.      Relativity

 

Research:  We have carried out Rb-Sr isotopic and geochronological investigations on the granites and gneisses of the Himalaya from the following areas:-

 

1.      Baghi, Khadrala and Sungri areas

2.      Baragaon, Nirath and Luhri areas

3.      Rakcham, Karcham and Chitkul areas

 

We have obtained the isochron ages of 460 m.y. with initial 87Sr/86Sr ratio as 0.7244 and 240 m.y. with initial 87Sr/86Sr ratio as 0.7628 for the foliated and non-foliated granites, respectively from Khadrala area, 1861 m.y. with initial ratio of 87Sr/86Sr as 0.70506 for the gneissic roocks of Baragaon area and 453 m.y. with initial ratio of 87Sr/86Sr equal to 0.7370 for the fine grained granite of Chitkul, Rakcham and Sangla areas.