Research Center Department of Physics

The Department of Physics is recognized as a research centre to offer Ph.D. degree under VTU. Currently there are two 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 – 04 software

List of Research Guides

Sl. No. Name of the Faculty Qualification Designation Area of Interest
1. Dr. Deepa H. R. M.Sc., M.Phil. , Ph.D Professor & HoD Spectroscopy
2  Dr. K. N. N. Prasad M.Sc., M.Phil. , Ph.D Associate Professor Material Science
& Spectroscopy


List of Ph.D. s Awarded

Sl. No. Name of Research Scholar Name of the Guide Title of the Research Work Month & Year of Award
1 Dr. H. R. Deepa Dr. J. Thipperudrappa Photo Physical Studies of some Organic Molecules May 2014
2 U. P. Raghavendra Dr. J. Thipperudrappa Study on Spectroscopic Properties of some Organic Fluorophores June 2017


List of Research Scholar

Sl. No. Name of Research Scholar Name of the Guide Title of the Research Research Area
1 S. Chandrasekhar Dr. Deepa H. R. Investigations on Photophysical Properties of some Coumarin based Fluorophores Spectroscopy
2 Sunil Kumar N Dr.K.N.N.Prasad Studies on photo physical properties of some fluorescent organic molecules Spectroscopy
3 Praveen C Jois M. N . Dr. J. Thipperudrappa DFT/Solvatochromism and Energy Transfer Studies in some Biologically Active Organic Fluorophores Spectroscopy

Research Projects

Sl. No. Project title Principal Investigator & Co-Investigator Funding Agency Year of Sanction Grant Sanctioned (in Lakhs Status
1. Effect of Silver nanoparticles on photophysicql properties of Ketocyanine Dye series Dr. J .Thipperudrappa, Dr. Deepa H. R. VTU 2012 8.90 Completed