Dr. Joseph Thomas Andrews

  • Designation: Professor & Head
  • Employee ID: 618
  • Qualification: Ph.D.
  • :0731-2582 431
  • : jtandrews[at]gmail.com, jtandrews[at]sgsits.ac.in
  • Detailed Profile 
About Faculty: Before joining SGSITS, Indore, Dr J T Andrews held faculty positions at Birla Institute of Technology, - BITS, Mesra, Ranchi. He is presently Professor and Head of Department of Applied Physics and Optoelectronics, SGSITS, Indore. He worked at the Biomedical Application Division of Raja Ramanna Center for Advanced Technology (RRCAT, Indore), Indore as well as at Institut fur Physik, Humboldt University zu Berlin, Germany. He worked for a short spell at Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, and visited major R&D facilities in Europe. He is a recipient of Dr. K. S. Krishnan Award of Department of Atomic Energy, Mumbai and BOYSCAST Award of Department of Science & Technology, GOI, New Delhi, Young Scientist Award from Department of Biotechnology, GoI, New Delhi and nominated for Dr. N. S. Satyamurthy Award of Indian Physics Association. He has published over 75 peer-reviewed international papers and contributed a chapter each in five books. Eight students have been awarded and four are pursuing for Ph.D. under his Guidance. More than 2.5 crores of rupees have generated through R&D Projects. Dr. Andrews’ research interests center around Optical Tweezers, Manipulation of nanomaterials, Biomedical Imaging, Non-invasive glucose measurements with Optical coherence tomography, Optical properties of Quantum dots, Quantum Optical Computer, and NDT&E using real-time holography, etc.
Education and Qualification:
S.No.DegreeSpecializationYearUniversity/Board
1. CMI Level-5 Leadership & Management 2019-20 Dudley College of Engineering, Dudley, UK
2. Ph.D. Quantum Dot, Nonlinear Laser spectroscopy 1994-98 SGSITS, Devi Ahilya University, Indore
3. M.Sc. Engg. Sc. Applied Physics 1992-94 SGSITS, Devi Ahilya University, Indore
4. B.Sc. (Phys-Hons) Physics 1989-92 Madurai Kamaraj Univ., Madurai
Work Experience:
S.No.EmployerDesignationDepartmentDuration of Employment-In MonthsDate of JoiningMode of Employment
1. SGSITS, Indore Professor Appl. Physics & Opto Apr. 09 – cont. 01/04/2009 Regular
2. SGSITS, Indore Asso. Professor Appl. Physics & Opto Dec. 07 – Apr. 09 13/12/2007 Regular
 3. BIT, Mesra, Ranchi Asso. Professor Appl. Physics Feb. 07 – Dec. 07 01/02/2007 Regular
4. BIT, Mesra, Ranchi Reader  Appl. Physics Nov. 02 – Feb. 07 01/11/2002 Regular
5. BIT, Mesra, Ranchi Sr. Lecturer  Appl. Physics Feb. 02 – Nov. 02 01/02/2002 Regular
6. BIT, Mesra, Ranchi Asst. Professor  Appl. Physics Jun 99 – Feb.02 13/06/1999 Regular
Research Details:
  • 1998 – June 1999 :Post-doctoral Research Fellow at SGSITS, under National Laser Program of Department of Atomic Energy(Applied Research on Lasers & Mat Processing)
  • 2000 – Feb. 2002, Dr. K. S. Krishnan Fellow of Department of Atomic Energy and worked at Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced technology, Indore(Development of First Optical Coherence Tomography of the country at Biomedical Applications Division of CAT, Indore)
  • 2003 – Feb. 2005, BOYSCAST Fellow of Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi and worked at Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany(Coherent control using CdS/CdSe Quantum dots for optical computers)
  • June 2009 – till date as a coordinator of National MEMS Design Center, carrying out various design characterization of MEMS based devices using COMSOL, Intellisuite, Coventor and BeamPro.
  • June 2009 – till date ; executed 12 R&D projects (national and international) with financial support from agencies like DST, AICTE, DRDO, ICMR etc. The total value of R&D financial support generated is more than Rs. 3.00 crores.
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PhD Supervision:

Ph.D. Awarded

  1. Dr. K. Bose (Applied Physics): Testing and Measurement of Physical Parameters using holographic interferometry (2007), BIT, Mesra, Ranchi, JH.
  2. Dr. R. Poddar (Biotechnology) : Non-invasive pathological measurements using Optical Coherence Tomography (2008), BIT, Mesra, Ranchi, JH.
  3. Dr. (Mrs) S. R. Sharma (Electronics & Instrumentation): Imaging of biological samples using Optical Coherence Tomography (2009), BIT, Mesra, Ranchi, JH.
  4. Dr. S. Chattopathyay (Physics): Studies of Optical and Electronic Properties of Core/Shell Quantum Dots, Submitted (2012), SoP, DAVV, Indore, MP.
  5. Dr. J. Solanki (Physics/Medical Instrumentation) : Non-invasive, Non-contact Monitoring of Blood Glucose using Optical Coherence Tomography, (2013), SoP, DAVV/SGSITS, Indore, MP.
  6. Dr. Om Prakash Choudhary, Design, Fabrication and Characteriation of Optical Coherence Tomography on a Chip, (Applied Physics) (2019), SGSITS/DAVV, Indore MP.
  7. Mr Dheeraj Dhoolani: A Study of Non-linear Optical Properties of Metamataerials, (Physics) (2021), SoP, DAVV/SGSITS, Indore, MP

Current Ph.D. Students

  1. Shri Manish Mehta (2022), Quantum Computing with Semiconductor Quantum Dots, SoP, DAVV/SGSITS, Indore, MP
  2. Shri Lokendra Chouhan (2022), Study, Design, Optimization and Fabrication of Integrated Optical Low Coherence Reflectometer, SoP, DAVV/SGSITS, Indore, MP
  3. Ashish Singh Bais (2023), Design optimization and fabrication of integrated optical coherence tomography on a single chip, SoP, DAVV/SGSITS, Indore, MP
  4. Surendra Rawat (2023), Study of co-eventum Mechanics to Quantum Logic Operations, SoP, DAVV/SGSITS, Indore, MP
Publications:

S.No.Title of the Research PaperAuthors and JournalVol. No, PageYear
1. Rabi oscillations in III-V semiconductors, J. T. Andrews and P. Sen Solid State Commun., 90, 117-120 1995
2. Effect of magnetic field on Rabi oscillations in III-V semiconductors, J. T. Andrews, P. Sen and P.K. Sen, Nonlinear Optics, 12, 327-337 1995
3. Fiber Optical Communication, J. T. Andrews, P. Sen and R. R. Puri Ed. A.K Sharma Viva, New Delhi 1998 (Book)
4. Computers and Devices for Communication J. T. Andrews, P. Sen and P. K. Sen Allied, New Delhi 1998 (Book)
5. Theory of free induction decay, J. T. Andrews, P. Sen and P. K. Sen Ind. J. Pure and Applied Physics, 36, 655-660 1998
6. Effect of noncentrosymmetry on stark broadening in bulk Indium Antimonide crystal, J. T. Andrews and P. Sen J. Quantum and Semiclassical Optics, 10, 663-669 1998
7. Stark shift and self energy correction in noncentro-symmetric systems, J. T. Andrews and P. Sen Nonlinear Optics, 19, 177-188 1998
8. Ultrafast Phenomena in Semiconductors J. T. Andrews and P. Sen Proc.SPIE 3624, 57-66 1999
9. Absorption spectra of small semiconductor quantum dots, J. T. Andrews and P. Sen Superlattice and Nanostructures, 26, 171-180 1999
10. Optical nutation and free induction decay in magnetized narrow gap III-V semiconductors, J. T. Andrews and P. Sen J. Nonlinear Optical Phys. And Materials 8, 431-441 1999
11. Optical absorption spectra of a QD in a microcavity J. T. Andrews, P. Sen and R. R. Puri J. Physics B, Cond. Matter 11, 6287-6300 1999
12. Optical Pulse and Beam Propagation J. T. Andrews and P. Sen Proc. SPIE 3927, 52-62 2000
13. Nonlinear Materials, Devices, and Applications J. T. Andrews and P. Sen Proc.SPIE 3928, 234-244 2000
14. Laser Applications in Microelectronic and Optoelectronic Manufact. J. T. Andrews and P. Sen Proc.SPIE 3933, 14-23 2000
15. Effect of polarisation state on Squeezed state generation in GaAs H. K. Gahir, P. Sen. J. T. Andrews and R. R. Puri J. Quant. & Semiclassical Optics, 2, 1-10 2000
16. Steady state nonlinear gain in small quantum Dots P. Sen and J. T. Andrews Solid State Commun. 120, 195-200 2001
17. Pump-probe absorption characteristics of small quantum dots P. K. Sen and J. T. Andrews 29, 287-300 2001
18. Nonlinear Absorption in semiconductor quantum dots, J. T. Andrews and P. Sen Virtual J. Nanoscale Science & Technology, Mar 11, 05 2002
19. Nonlinear Absorption in semiconductor quantum dots J. T. Andrews and P. Sen J. Appl. Physics 91, 2877-2882 2002
20. A novel scanning technique for Optical coherence tomography J. T. Andrews, H. S. Patel and P. K. Gupta J. Optics 30, 151-157 2002
21. Optical binding in a line trap S. K. Mohanty, J. T. Andrews and P. K. Gupta Optics Express 12, 2746-2753 2004
22. Quantum Optical Phenomena in Semiconductor Quantum Dots J. T. Andrews Quantum Dots: Research Developments, Ed. P. A. Ling Nova, New York 149-161 2005 (Book)
23. Errors in Abel inversion Transformations R. K. Paul, K. Bose, J. T. Andrews & P. K. Barhai Plasma Devices & Applications 13, 281-289 2005
23. Measurement of scattering coefficient with blood glucose concentration using diffuse reflectance, R. Poddar, S. R. Sharma, P. Sen & J. T. Andrews J. Biochem. & Biotechnology 10, 312-315 2006
24. Digital real-time holography for fault detection K. Bose, J. T. Andrews and P. K. Barhai Int. J. Mat. Science 2, 137-144 2006
25. Understanding laser modes using Optical Coherence Tomography R. Poddar, S. R. Sharma, K. Bose, P. Sen & J. T. Andrews Am. J. Physics 74, 569-571 2006
26. Stimulated emission from the biexciton in a single quantum dot I. A. Akimov, J. T. Andrews & F. Henneberger Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 067401 2006
27. Low cost experiments with laser and personal computer J. T. Andrews, B. Gupt, K. Bose and A. Kumar Transactions on Engineering Education 4, 155-157 2007
28. Study of Correlation Between Glucose concentration and Reduced Scattering Coefficients in Turbid media using Optical Coherence Tomography R. Poddar, S. R. Sharma, P. Sen and J. T. Andrews Current Science 95, 340-346 2008
29. Diagnosis of thermal damage in tissue using PS-OCT S. R. Sharma, R. Poddar, P. Sen and J. T. Andrews Afr. J. Biotechnology 7, 2049-2054 2008
30. Optical Coherence Tomography R. Poddar, S. R. Sharma, P. Sen and J. T. Andrews Optical Coherence Tomography News, Aug. 3 2008
31. All optical quantum CNOT gate in semiconductor quantum dots Md. S. Qureshi, P. Sen, J. T. Andrews and P. K. Sen IEEE. J. Quantum Electronics 45, 59-65 2009
32. Effect of shell thickness on exciton and biexciton binding energies in ZnSe/ZnS core/shell quantum dot S. Chattopadhyay, J. T. Andrews, P. Sen, P. K Sen, IEEE-CODEC: Proc. 2009 4th Int. Conf. Comp. and Devices for Comm., ISBN:978-1-4244-5073-2 2009
33. Impact of shell thickness on exciton and biexciton binding energies of a ZnSe/ZnS core–shell quantum dot P. Sen, S. Chattopadhyay, J. T. Andrews, P. K. Sen Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 71, 1201-1205 2010
34. Towards a Wearable Non-invasive Blood Glucose Monitoring Device J. T. Andrews, J. Solanki, Om P Choudhary, S. Chouksey, N. Malvia, P. Chaturvedi and P. Sen. J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 365, 012004 2012
35. Effect of Shell and Shell Thickness on Photoluminescence (PL) of a CdSe/ZnS Core – Shell Quantum Dot S. Chattopadhyay, P. Sen, J. T. Andrews, P. K. Sen J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 365, 012037 2012
36. Semiconductor core-shell quantum dot: A low temperature nano-sensor Material S. Chattopadhyay, P. Sen, J. T. Andrews, P. K. Sen J. Appl. Phys 111, 034310 2012
37. Blood glucose monitoring in human subjects using optical coherence tomography J. Solanki, P. Sen, J. T. Andrews & K. K. Thareja J. Optics 41, 127-133 2012
38. Cyclic Correlation of Diffuse Reflected Signal with Glucose Concentration and Scatterer Size J. Solanki, P. Sen, J. T. Andrews & K. K. Thareja J. Modern Physics 3, 1745 2012
39. Special Mention in News OCT News Feb. 21 2012
40 Polarization sensitive optical low-coherence reflectometry for blood glucose monitoring in human subjects J. Solanki, O.P. Choudhary, P. Sen, J. T. Andrews Review of Scientific Instruments 84, 073114 2013
41 Trapping sub-micron sized particles in holographic optical tweezers, G. Dwivedi, A. Gupta, M. Shukla, S. Kanaujia, S. Yede, J. T. Andrews, J. Physics. CS 534, 012066 2014
42 MOEMS Optical delay line for optical coherence tomography O. P. Chaudhary, S. Chouksey, P. K. Sen, P. Sen, J. Solanki, J. T. Andrews J. Physics. CS 534, 012066 2014
43 Low temperature nano-spin filtering using a diluted magnetic semiconductor core–shell quantum dot S Chattopadhyay, P Sen, JT Andrews, PK Sen Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures 61, 198-203 2014
44 Microelectronics Facilities at SGSITS, Indore J. T. Andrews Sc. Res. in Appl. Sciences, 3, 27-32 2015
45 Effect of oxygen partial pressure on the structural and optical properties of ion beam sputtered TiO2 thin films FA Tantray, A Agrawal, M Gupta, JT Andrews, P Sen Thin Solid Films 619, 86-90 2016
46 Negative thermo-optic coefficients and optical limiting response in pulsed laser deposited Mg-doped ZnO thin films A Agrawal, TA Dar, JT Andrews, PK Sen, P Sen J. Opt. Society of America-B 33, 2015-19 2016
47 Role of Fermi energy on the properties of split ring resonators Dheeraj Dulhani, Pratima Sen, Joseph Thomas Andrews AIP: Emerging Interfaces of Phys. Sc. 2224:060001 DOI: 10.1063/5.0000790 2020
48 Room temperature CNOT operation in a diluted magnetic semiconductor quantum dot Manish Kumar Mehta, Joseph Thomas Andrews,  Pratima Sen Quant. Inf. Proc. 20, 194 DOI: 10.1007/s11128-021-03100-5 2021



More than 100 papers are reported in Conferences and published in conference proceedings. The data of publications in conferences are not maintained.

Projects:
S.No.Funding AgencySchemeTitie of ProjectYearDurationAmountStatus
S. No. Name of the funding agency Name of the Scheme Programme Title Year of Funding Duration Amount Sanctioned (Rs. lacs) Status: Ongoing/ Completed
1. AICTE RPS NDT of Thin materials using Holography 2000 2 years 6.00 Completed
2 DST SERC Optical prop. Of stratified media 2004 3 years 20.00 Completed
3 ICTP TWAS Optical prop using OCT 2004 1 year Euro 3000 Completed
4 DRDO   Thermal Damage in tissue 2007 3 years 20.00 Returned due to transfer of place
5 AICTE RPS Tissue imaging using OCT 2006 2 years 7.20 Completed
6 DBT RGYI Frost burn in tissue using OCT 2007 3 years 22.00 Ongoing
7. MPCST R&D Blood glucose using OCT 2011 2 years 14.85 Completed
8. UGC Major Fabrication of PVC 2012 2 years 10.00 Completed
9 ICMR -- Wearable Glucometer 2012 2 years 74.50 Completed
10 UGC -- Nanomaterial 2015 3 years 12.00 Completed
11 AICTE MODROBS Laser and Fiber Optics 2016 2 years 11.81 Completed
12 DST SERB MOEMS glucometer 2019 3 years 33.02 Ongoing
13 AICTE RPS MOEMS  OCT fabrication 2019 2 years 12.00 Ongoing
Completed Projects: 11 Ongoing Projects: 02 Total Money Generated: ₹ 2,44,88,000.00 Total Manpower Generated: Ph.D.- 8, PG - 45
Testing & Consultancy:
  1. Specific Gravity Measurements of PVC pipe samples, Department of Water Resources, Government of Jharkhand.
  2. Measurement of transmission spectra of Epoxy-Glass composites, Various Small Scale Industries at SIDCO, Ranchi.
  3. Testing of optical plates / mirrors for surface quality, Optomechanical, Indore, (Light Guide Optics, Indore, Indore, DRDO-Dehradun, DRDE-Hyderabad)
  4. GSM Testing (Mastermind Printers, Indore, Sainath Printers, Indore, Sriram Printers, Indore, SGSITS, Indore)
  5. UV Photoreactor Design (Kriti Soya, Indore)
  6. UV Photoreactor Testing (Kriti Soya, Indore)
  7. UV-C test of Lecithin (Kriti Soya Indore)
  8. Stereographic studies of Dental Work (Modern Dental Hospital, Indore)
Other Details:

  • Dr. K. S. Krishnan Award strong>by Department of Atomic Energy, Mumbai (2000)
  • BOYSCAST Award of Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi (2002).
  • Young Scientist, Department of Biotechnology under RGYST scheme (2007)
  • Nominated speaker for Dr. N. S. Satyamurthy Award of Indian Physics Association.

  • Convener - First Colloquium on R & D projects at BIT, Mesra, Oct. 2002.
  • Convener -18th National Symposium of Plasma Science Society – Plasma – 2003, Dec. 2003.
  • Convener - World Year of Physics – 2005 with DST, Jharkhand, Nov. 2005.
  • Convener - TEQIP workshop on Academic Reforms, Dec. 2005.
  • Convener – XIV Regional meeting of DST councils and departments (Eastern Region) Feb. 2007.
  • Coordinator – Hindi Diwas Celebration with Dept. Atomic Energy, October 2008.
  • Coordinator – Three day National Science Day, Celebrations with support from MPCST, Feb. 2009.
  • Coordinator – Golden Jubilee year of Invention of Laser – Mar. 2010.
  • Co-convener - National Seminar on Innovations, Opportunitites & Challenges in Technical Education Mar. 2012.
  • One day workshop on COMSOL, Sep. 2012.
  • Convener – National Science Day Celebrations, Feb. - 2013.
  • Convener – National Workshop on Nanophotonics Sep. 2013.
  • Convenor – National Seminar on Optoelectronics, June 2015.
  • Coordinator – Two Weeks ISTE STTP on Engineering Physics, Dec. 08-18, 2015
  • Convenor - One Day Symposium on “Moral Practices & Ethical Issues in Industrial Organizations and Academic Institutions", March 16, 2015.
  • Convenor – Hands-on Training on “LaTeX for Academic Activities”, March 25-26, 2017.
  • Convenor – Symposium on Modern Trends in Physics: A tribute to Prof. P. K. Sen, November 28, 2017.
  • Coordinator – Natural Learning Process, A two lecture series for School Children, Aug. 25-26, 2018.
  • Chairman – Two= days STTP on “Lasers & Optical Communication”, April 09-10, 2018.
  • Coordinator – 35th MP Young Science Congress, Feb 28-29, 2020.

  1. Invited Speaker at “National Technology Day-2002” at Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, during May 2002.
  2. Invited Speaker at “21st National Symposium on Plasma Science & Technology, MNIT, Jaipur” during December 2006.
  3. Invited Speaker at “IEE workshop on Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology” at Ranchi during November 2006.
  4. Invited Speaker at “ Recent Trends in Nanotechnology” at SGSITS, Indore during March 2007.
  5. Resource Person at “BMI, SGSITS, Indore” during May 2009.
  6. Invites Speaker at “Recent Development in Engineering Materials” at Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi during, May 12-14, 2011.
  7. Resource Person at “Staff Development Program” at Sagar Institute of Research & Technology, Bhopal, June 20, 2011.
  8. Invited Speaker at “National Conference on Applied Physics” at Lakshmi Narayan Institute of Technology, Indore July 18, 2011.
  9. Invited Speaker, “International Conference on Recent Trends in Physics ICRTP-2012” at School of Physics, DAVV, Indore during Feb. 04-05, 2012.
  10. Resource Person, “FDP on Nanoelectronics” at Swami Vivekanand College of Engineering, Indore during November 2012.
  11. Resource Person, “STTP on Applied Science” at Lakshmi Narayan College of Technology, Bhopal during, April 2013.
  12. Invited Speaker, “Emerging trends in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology” SGGSIET, Nanded during August 09, 2013.
  13. Invited Speaker, “Recent Trends in Communication Network Technologies”, SGSITS, Indore, Mar. 19, 2014.
  14. Invited Speaker, “Bio-nanotechnology Workshop”, Maharaja Ranjit Singh College of Professional Science, Indore, April 27-28, 2015.
  15. Invited Speaker, “National Conference on Emerging trends in Nanoscience-ETNS”, Medicaps Institute Technology & Management, Indore, Sept. 12, 2014.
  16. Invited Speaker, “Seminar on New trends in Physics”, Shri Sitram Jaju Govt Degree College, Neemuch, April 03, 2015.
  17. Invited Speaker, “Faculty Development Program”, Mata Jijabai Government Snatkottar Girls College, Indore, February 11, 2017.
  18. Resource Person, “Ph.D. Students Lectures on Modern Physics”, SOP, DAVV, Indore Feb. 02, 2018.
  19. Resource Person, “Ph.D. Students Lectures on Modern Physics”, SOP, DAVV, Indore March 07-08, 2019.
  20. Invited Speaker & Resource Person, “Refresher Course on Nano-Physics and Electronics”, SOP, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, Aug. 30-31, 2019.
  21. Invited Speaker, “Modern Trends in Physics – UG Students”, St Paul Inst. Prof. Studies, Indore, Oct. 12, 2019.
  22. Invited Speaker, “Join conference of Indian Society for Oncology and Indian Society of Medical and Pediatric Oncology, ISO-ISMPO”, RRCAT, Indore Dec. 2-3, 2019.
  23. Keynote Speaker, “National Conference on ICT tools for Research”, Govt. Girls PG College, Ujjain Feb. 14, 2020.
  24. Invited Speaker, “NWADBP-2020-Applications of Physics to daily life” Swami Vivekanand Government College, Susner, July 18-19, 2020.
  25. Resource Person, “International e-Symposium on Modern Trends in Physics & Biophotonics”, Govt. College, Manawar, Dhar, June 6-10, 2020.
  26. Resource Person, “e-Faculty Development Program”, Shri Vaishnav Vidhyapeth University, Indore May, 4-8, 2020.
  27. Invited Speaker & Resource Person, “Lecture Series at MSIT, MATS University”, Raipur, April 23-26, 2020.
  28. Plenary Speaker, “35th MP Young Scientist Congress”, SGSITS, Indore, Feb. 29, 2021.
  29. Invited Speaker, “UKIERI-AICTE Technical Teachers Leadership Program”, Dudley College, UK, October 18, 2020.
  30. Invited Speaker, “Synchrotron Users Symposium”, at RRCAT, Indore during Dec. 05, 2013.
  31. Resource Person, “AICTE Atal FDP”, Inst. Engg. Technology, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, Oct. 20-24, 2020.
  32. Invited Speaker – “National Mathematics Day”, Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal, Dec. 23, 2021.
  33. Invited Speaker – 29th National Laser Symposium, Tutorial Series, Shri Vaishnav Vidhyapeeth University, Indore, Feb. 10-11, 2021.
  34. Judge and Session Chair – National Laser Symposium -NLS-29, Feb. 12-14, 2021.
  35. Invited Speaker – National Science Day 2021, Acropolis Institute of Management and Research, Indore Feb. 28, 2021.
  36. Resource Person, Webinar on “Quantum Computing and Quantum Logics” at Shri Vaishnav Institute of Management, Indore, June 01, 2021.

Contributing regularly to support Open Source Software and actively participate in the following:

  1. TeX user Group of India (TUG) and answers queries of new users of LaTeX.
  2. Support openSUSE by developing Karamba widgets and a tester for various software of openSUSE.
  3. Supporting Sourceforge with development of few minor projects.

Registered User of the following

  1. Nanotechnology Facilities Indian Nanoelectronics User Program at both IIT-Mumbai and IISc, Bangalore
  2. Center of Excellence in Nanoelectronics at IIT-Mumbai

Developed LaTeX templates for PG and Ph.D. thesis for use by the students and research scholars of Dept. Applied Physics. The templates are being by students during last five years. The templates are also being used by students of Holkar Science College, School of Physics, DAVV, etc.

Extra-Curricular Activities : Participated and obtained many prizes in Zonal / University level competitions on Pencil Sketching, Poster Coloring, Collage, Wax Carving and Folk Dances of Tamil Nadu (Oyilattam & Deverattam).

  1. Indian Physics Association (IPA).
  2. Plasma Science Society of India (PSSI).
  3. Indian Society for Smart Structures (ISSS).
  4. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
  5. Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE-Ranchi Chapter).
  6. Indian Association for Physics Teachers (IAPT).
  7. Optical Society of India (OSI)
  8. Optical Society of America (OSA).
  9. American Physical Society-Division of Laser Science (AIP)