Important Highlights of activities in last five years
- Dr Kapil Bhatt is granted an Indian patent.
- Department members have published 10 research papers in National and International reputed journals.
- “Summer School in Physics” was organised from 11th April to 23rd April 2016 in collaboration with Indian Association of Physics Teachers, Mumbai Sub-region.
- Department organised a two-day seminar on “Frontiers of Experimental Physics” under IQAC’s “Expanding Intellectual Horizons” programme on 9th and 10th February 2016.
Notable Alumni:Dr. Naseem Rangwala (1999-2000) Project Scientist, NASA-SOFIA observatory
Dhiren Talpade (2002-2003), Entrepreneur, Jumpstart Outdoors
Nelson Yumnam (2005-2006), Major, Indian Army
Raghumani Singh (2007-2008), Scientific Officer D, NPCIL, Kakrapar
Dr. Amiel Lopes (2007-2008), Optics Scientist
Franklin D’Mello (2007-2008), Major, Indian Army (artillery)
Babu Gonde (2009-2010), Scientific Officer D, B.A.R.C., Mumbai
Nitin Tiwari (2011-2012), Sr. Product Engineer, Fiber Optic Services
Deepak Kumar (2014-2015), Entrepreneur, MD, Trazoo
Activites:Intra-college festival Event Horizon is organised every year.
Certificate Course in Astronomy: Course of 12 lecture sessions on Saturdays spread over July to December. Well known Professional and amateur astronomers working in the field conduct sessions.
Department conducts outreach programmes with schools in the locality.
Department in collaboration with Economics Department runs a Course in Quantitative Analysis for Social Sciences.
A workshop on robotics – Android Botix was organised on 30th and 31st August 2016.
A workshop “Internet of Things” and a talk on Internet Security were organised on 6th December 2016.
Department regularly conducts 3 to 5 days Workshop in problem solving for Advanced learners.
Head of the Department
TEACHING CAREER : JUNE 1994
Qualifications: Associate Professor
M.Sc (PHYSICS), NET
Research Interest: THEORITICAL AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS.
Dr. Kapil Bhatt
Qualifications: M.Sc., Ph. D.
Research Interest: Materials Science; magnetic materials.
Short Biography: -
TEACHING CAREER : 1997
Qualifications: M.Sc. (Physics), NET
Research Interest: Materials Science; magnetic materials
Short Biography: Coordinator for Astronomy Course, Resource person for various astronomy courses conducted by Centre of Extra-Mural Studies (Mumbai University)
Science outreach – Conduct popular-level lectures at various colleges and schools, in teachers’ workshops.
Life member: Indian Association of Physics Teachers, Indian Physics Association, Asiatic Society, Mumbai
TEACHING CAREER :
Research Interest: Teaching of Physics at Undergraduate and Graduate level. Problem solving in STEM.
Short Biography: -
Dr. Udaykumar Vitthalrao Patil
TEACHING CAREER : 1990
Qualifications: Assistant Professor.
M.Sc., PET, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Gas Sensing
Short Biography: 06 Papers Published in international journals+2 AIP conference Proceedings. 4 International conferences.
3 Refresher and 1 Orientation Course.
Oral presentation at Mumbai University workshop.
Two (60th DAE SSPS, Amity University, Noida and ISPTS-2, Pune.
Involved in various college activities for students such as Industrial visits, educational camps, arranging exhibition, Seminar, mentor-ship.
Worked as Judge for ‘Inter-School Science and Project Competitions.