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Research Centre details of Physics department

The Department of Physics is recognized as a research centre to offer Ph.D. degree under VTU. Currently there are three research guides, having expertise in the areas of  Spectroscopy , Material Science and Nanotechnology.

The Research Laboratory is equipped with the basic experimental facilities like UV-absorption spectrometer, Microbalance, Magnetic stirrer with hot plate, Ultrasonicator, Hot air oven and Gaussian – 09  software, “BOD Incubator and Centrifuge”.

List of Research Guides

Sl. No.Name of the FacultyQualificationDesignationArea of Interest
1 Dr. K. N. N. PrasadM.Sc., M.Phil. , Ph.DProfessor & HeadMaterial Science
& Spectroscopy
2Dr. S. BalasaraswathyM.Sc., Ph.DAssistant ProfessorSpectroscopy

List of Ph.D. s Awarded


Sl. No.Name of Research ScholarName of the GuideTitle of the Research WorkMonth & Year of Award
1Dr. H. R. DeepaDr. J. ThipperudrappaPhoto Physical Studies of some Organic MoleculesMay 2014
2U. P. RaghavendraDr. J. ThipperudrappaStudy on Spectroscopic Properties of some Organic FluorophoresJan 2018
3Dr.S.ChandrasekharDr. H R DeepaInvestigations on Photophysical properties of some Coumarin based FluorophoresDec 2022

List of Research Scholars

Sl. No.Name of Research ScholarName of the GuideTitle of the ResearchResearch Area
1Sunil Kumar NDr. K.N.N.PrasadStudies on photo physical properties of some fluorescent organic moleculesSpectroscopy
2Praveen C Jois M. N .Dr. Deepa H.R.DFT/Solvatochromism and Energy Transfer Studies in some Biologically Active Organic FluorophoresSpectroscopy

Research Projects

Sl. No.Project titlePrincipal Investigator & Co-InvestigatorFunding AgencyYear of SanctionGrant Sanctioned (in LakhsStatus
1.Effect of Silver nanoparticles on photophysical properties of Ketocyanine Dye seriesDr. J .Thipperudrappa, Dr. Deepa H. R.VTU20128.90Completed