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Introduction
The Department of Physics in Christ University was started in the year 1969. It offers Physics as a subject at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It offers two specializations i.e., Crystal Physics and Electronics at the PG level. The course opens up teaching as well as research opportunities in Physics.

Faculty Profile

Name Ravichandran S.
Designation Assoc. Professor
Qualification M.Sc., M.Phil.
Email id ravichandran.s@christuniversity.in
Phone No 080-40129310
UG Bharathidasan university Physics 1986
PG Bharathidasan University Electronics 1988
MPhil Bharathidasan University Thermoluminescence-X irradiated Ca dopped CsBr 1990

Specialization:      Advanced Electronics in M.Sc.,

                               Solid State Physics and Crystal physics in M.Phil,

Computer languages known:   C, C++, FORTRAN

Employment history:

1. Associate Professor of Physics,  Christ College, Bangalore    -         2004

2. Reader in Physics,                   Christ College, Bangalore     -        1999

3. Lecturer in Physics,                 Christ College, Bangalore     -        1990

Teaching experience:                Post graduate level   -   11 years

                                                    Under graduate level -   22 years

 

Subjects taught at PG level:   Classical Mechanics, Quantum mechanics, Solid State Physics, Statistical  mechanics, Electro magnetic theory, Advanced electronics and Microprocessor Architecture.

Research activities:        

1. Thermo luminescence study of X-irradiated Ca doped CsBr crystal.

2. 3D Mapping of extinction in the Galaxy.

Workshops organized:

1. Organized seminars and workshops in physics for college teachers of Bangalore University at Christ College.

Orientation /Refresher course attended:

1. Refresher course in Physics (UGC) from 24-5-1999 to 16-6-1999 at the Department of Physics, Bangalore University, Bangalore.

2. Refresher course in Physics (UGC) from 20 - 4-2000 to 13-5-2000, organized by the Department of Physics, Christ College, Bangalore.

3. Orientation course (UGC) from 02-07-1999 to 29-07-1999 Academic Staff College, Pondichery University, Pondichery.

Workshops / Seminars attended:

1. Participated in the Two-day Lecture Workshop on "Current Trends in Novel Materials" organized by Department of Physics, Christ University, Bangalore and the Science Academies on February 4-5, 2011.

2. "Frontier areas in Physics" - a two day state level work shop from 17th and 18th of August 2007 conducted by Christ Junior College, Bangalore.

3. "Research in Science - Emerging Trends" - Jan. 12-13, 2007 - Two day lecture workshop organized by Christ College, Bangalore in association with Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, held at Christ College.

4. "Excitement of teaching Physics" - April 16th, 2005 - One day workshop for teachers organized by Physics Department, IISc., Bangalore, in commemoration of World Year of Physics 2005.

5. National seminar on "The Emerging Trends in Bio-diversity and Bio-technology in the Indian context"- Sept. 25-27, 2003, Christ College, Bangalore.

6. "Workshop on Quantum Mechanics and Astrophysics" for college teachers Dec.10-11, 1999, organized by Physics Department, Christ College, Bangalore.

7. "Workshop on Experimental Physics" - Feb. 22-27, 1999, UGC sponsored 6 day workshop for college teachers, organized by Physics Department, Christ College, Bangalore.

8. Workshop on "Experimental Physics" organized by the Indian physics Association in collaboration with NMKRV college, Bangalore from 21-4-1997 to 26-4-1997 for six days

9. Workshop on "Teaching Solid State Physics" - Oct. 19 - Nov. 4, 1995 - Organized by Indian Physics Association and held at Christ College, Bangalore

Curriculum development:

 1. One of the members of the Physics department in developing the undergraduate Physics syllabus under the autonomous system.

2. Designed and fabricated many experimental setups for the undergraduate laboratory.

3. Actively involved in the conduct and evaluation of the end semester examinations of the college and the university.  

Conference Presentation

Sl.No. Name of Conference
Presentation
Place
Month Year
1 Astronomical Society of India- Conference   S.Ravichandran,Preethi.K, M Sofonova, Jayanth Murthy   Thiruvananthapuram   

 


List of Faculty  
SL. No.
Name           
Qualifications
Profile
1
Ashoka N. V. M.Sc, M.Phil.
2
Chandrashekaran K A M.Sc. M.Phil., KGTE (Mech)
3
Dr. Bubbly S. G. M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
4
Dr. George Thomas C. MSc, M.Phl, Ph.D.
5
Dr. Kunjomana A. G. M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
6
Dr. Shivappa B. Gudennavar M.Sc,, PGDCA, M.Phil, Ph.D.,DSS
7
Manoj B. M.Sc., M.Phil.
8
Paul K. T. M.Sc., M.Phil.
9
Ravichandran S. M.Sc., M.Phil.
10
Syed Azeez M.Sc., M.Phil.

 
Courses Offered

    Doctoral Programmes (Ph.D.)
  Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Physics

    M Phil Programmes
  Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Physics

    Postgraduate Programmes
  Master of Science (MSc) in Physics

    Undergraduate Programmes
  Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Physics, Maths, Electronics
  Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Physics, Chemistry, Maths

    Certificate Courses in Odd Semester
  Experimental High Temperature Superconductivity

    Certificate Courses in Even Semester
  Astronomy and Astrophysics



 
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Head of the Department,
hod.physics@christuniversity.in) Department of Physics,
Christ University, Hosur Road,
Bangalore - 560029,
Karnataka, India
Ph No: +91 80.4012.9100,
+91.80.4012.9012 (IVRS)
Fax:+91.80.40129000
Email:mail@christuniversity.in
Website:www.christuniversity.in