Department of Physics

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Department of Physics is one of the basic science departments of JNTUA College of Engineering, Pulivendula, The department of Physics has been engaged in imparting the fundamental education in Engineering Physics so as to enable the students to master the engineering concepts and become good technocrats.

The faculty of the department is well qualified. They have the expertise with a strong commitment in teaching Engineering Physics to under graduate Engineering students and are actively engaged in research activities.

The Department offers ‘Engineering Physics’ subject in the first year B.Tech. Course for all Engineering branches. The emphasis at the curricular level is to give a broad coverage of the concepts of physics in keeping with the interdisciplinary nature of the subject today.

  • To provide a strong foundation in fundamentals of Engineering Physics so as to understand the basic concepts of Engineering.
  • To provide an awareness on the importance of Engineering Physics in the technological world.
  • To carry out research in basic and applied Engineering Physics to train Ph.D. students to become good scientists.

Teaching Staff

S.No. Name of the faculty Designation Qualification with Specialization Area of Specialization Experience
1. Dr.K.Thyagarajan Assistant Professor
& Head
M.Sc., B.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D. Nano Science and Technology, Nano Metal oxides & Nano thin films. 18 Years
2. Sri.K.Ramasubbareddy Ad hoc Lecturer M.Sc., B.Sc. Electronics 29 Years
3 Smt.G.Ganga Maheswari Ad hoc Lecturer B.Ed., M.Sc., B.Sc. Solid State Physics 01 years

Non Teaching Staff

S.No. Name of the Staff Designation Qualification
1. Sri C.Chandra Kishore Reddy Jr. Assistant MA

Papers Published

S.No Name of the Faculty & Designation International Journals National Journals
01 Dr. K.Thyagarajan Assistant Professor & Head 36 18

No of Ph.D works being supervised : Awarded: 01, Submitted; 04, Guiding: 08

Books authored:

S.No Name of the Faculty & Designation Title of the book authored Name of the Publisher Year of release
01 Dr. K.Thyagarajan
Assistant Professor & Head
“Engineering Physics” (First Edition) Tata Macgraw Hills Pvt limited, New Delhi August, 2009
02 Dr. K.Thyagarajan
Assistant Professor & Head
“Engineering Physics” (Second Edition) Tata Macgraw Hills Pvt limited, New Delhi August, 2010
03 Dr. K.Thyagarajan
Assistant Professor & Head
“Engineering Physics” (Third Edition) Tata Macgraw Hills Pvt limited, New Delhi August, 2011
04 Dr. K.Thyagarajan
Assistant Professor & Head
“Engineering Physics” (Fourth Edition) Tata Macgraw Hills Pvt limited, New Delhi August, 2012
05 Dr. K.Thyagarajan
Assistant Professor & Head
Engineering Physics (New Edition) Tata Macgraw Hills Pvt limited, New Delhi August, 2013
06 Dr. K.Thyagarajan
Assistant Professor & Head
Engineering Physics Practicals , Practical manual NU Age Publishing House, Hyderabad August, 2014

Faculty developmental activities

Workshops/ Conferences/ Seminars/ Symposiums/ Refresher courses/ Orientation programmes attended, etc

S.No Name of the faculty Workshops/ Conferences/ Seminars/ Symposiums/ Refresher courses/ Orientation programmes attended
01 Dr. K.Thyagarajan
Assistant Professor & Head
1. Refresher course on “Environmental Studies” at
UGC-ASC, S.V.University, Tirupati from 30-07-07
To 18-08-07.
2. Refresher course on “Special Summer School 2008
in Basic sciences” at UGC-ASC, S.V.University,
Tirupati from 04-08-08 to 23-08-08.
3. Workshop on “Faculty Development Program”
Conducted by Dept. of Mechanical Engineering,
SKIT, Srikalahasti, during 11 & 12 Dec.2008.
4. Delivered an invited talk on “Nanotechnology”in
The National Seminar on “Recent Trends in Physics”
Conducted by Dept. of Physics, MKJC,
Vaniyambadi, 0n 29-01-09.
5. Seminar on “Emerging Trends in Mechatronics &
Instrumentation” conducted by by Dept. of
Mechanical Engineering, SVU, Tirupati during
29 & 30 June.2007.

Memberships in Academic Bodies

S.No Name of the Faculty Memberships/ Member in Academic Bodies
01 Dr.K.Thyagarajan Chairman, Board of Studies in Physics JNTUA
Member of Governing Body , SVPCET, Puttur.
Member of Governing Body , VIT, Tirupati.
Member of Governing Body , Saastra College of Pharmaceutical Educational & Resarch, Nellore.

Linkages with other Institutions

The department of Physics has a linkage with the neighbouring Universities and National Institutions ie. Sri Yogivemana University, Kadapa and Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati and Uranium Carporation of India under department of D.A.E and IGCARL, Pulivendula in academic matters and research activities.

Teaching/ Learning methods

New educational and communication technologies are used in the teaching learning processes.

Departmental best practices

The department proposes to organize guest lectures for B.Tech students in the advanced science and technology areas.

Student activities in the department

Students actively participate in all the departmental activities.

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