Department of Enginering Physics was established in the year 2004. The department caters all the needs of the students of I & II sem as per the VTU curriculum.
The department is presently headed by Dr. Sameer Galagali.
Following are the details of scientific discussion held at Physics Department by faculty of Physics Department during June 2016.
|Title||vibrational spectra & Factors affecting vibrational spectra|
|Staff Name||Prof. Anita Shettar|
|Abstract||Discussed about Basic Physics involved in the vibrational spectra. Vibrational spectra is affected by Electronic effects, Hydrogen bonding, Couple vibrations and Fermi resonance, Condensed phase spectra and associated anomalies were discussed with reference to reports of research articles.|
|Title||Thermoelectricity of semiconductors|
|Staff Name||Prof. Sameer Galagali|
|Abstract||Discussed about Thermoelectricity in conductors and semiconductors. Seebeck and Peltier effects were discussed. Physics behind the thermoelectricity in semiconductors were discussed. Figure of merit is discussed. Applications of thermoelectricity of semiconductors were discussed.|
|Title||Applications of superconductors|
|Staff Name||Prof. Mahesh Bannur|
|Abstract||Discussed about superconductivity and Meissner’s effect. Various applications of superconductors were discussed.|
The department is recognized as “Research Center” in the year 2015 and offers Ph.D./ M.Sc.(Engg.) program by research, which is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, vide VTU letter no. VTU/Aca-Res-Cen./2015-16/6502(f) dated 21-10-2015.
The faculty members are actively involved in research activities. Major areas of research are vibrational spectroscopy, DFT calculations, Semiconductors, Nanomaterials, Condensed matter physics, Laser spectroscopy and Transport properties of Dilute magnetic semiconductors and thin films.
Faculty members have published 15 research papers in their respective fields in international journals and have presented a good number of papers in national / international conferences and seminars.
Research Guides in Department:
- Dr. Anita Shettar
- Dr. Sameer Galagali
- Mr. Praveen Ganjihal Registering under Dr. Anita Shettar
- Mr. Siddangouda Takkalaki Registering under Dr. Sameer Galagali
- Mrs. Rajarajeshwari Kulkarni Registering under Dr. Sameer Galagali
Applications are invited for registration to Full time / Part time Ph.D. Programs in Physics as per prevailing regulations of Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. Eligibility Criteria for enrolment to Ph.D. is as per VTU rules available on the link:
Following may be contacted for further details:
- Dr. ANITA R SHETTAR
Assistant Professor and HOD, Department of Physics
Email: [email protected]
Mobile: +91 9844829591
- Dr. SAMEER GALAGALI
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics
Email: [email protected]
Mobile: +91 9916186186