Department of Physics & Mathematics
SEMINAR ON CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AFTER BSc. MATHEMATICS- BEYOND NUMBERS
Department of Mathematics organized a career orientation seminar to give a clear idea about the various possibilities after UG course.
FIVE DAY WORKSHOP ON FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS
The department of Mathematics & Statistics organized the ‘Five days workshop on Foundations of Mathematics’ sponsored by the DBT star college from 14th February 2022 to 18th February 2022. Seminar was open to all Mathematics students and 102 students were present.
Day 1: Sri. Saji Joseph, Associate Professor, Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha addressed the students and delivered lecture on Vedic Mathematics. He explained 16 Sutras with their Meanings and Uses. After the session students had an opportunity to interact with the speaker followed by the hands- on session on Vedic Mathematics. By the whole of, students were able to handle difficult arithmetic problems in simple ways.
Day2: Dr. Dhanyamol M V, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mathematics, IIIT, Kottayamdelivered lecture on Calculus. She approached the fundamental subject calculus in an innovative way. The new approach made the students interested and attentive.
Day3: Dr. Bindhu P P, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Statistics, Government Arts and Sciencecollege, Calicutdiscussed about the scope of Statistics Studies. She explained the relevance of Statistics to the students and different career opportunities in the field. She also introduced various higher educational institutions for Statistics in India.
Day 4: . Dr. Dilipkumar R, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mathematics, KSMDB college, Sasthamcotta delivered a lecture on Climate Models. Students were new to the concept Modeling. Speaker also discussed about the various applications of modeling in the industry.
Day 5: Smt. Viji A M, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mathematics, Sree KeralaVarma college, Trissure delivered a lecture on More on Matrix Multiplication. Speaker introduced different types of matrix multiplication other than usual multiplication. The topic was an opening to the students for their project works.
ASTRO PHYLIA- 2022- SKY WATCH PROGRAMME
Department of Physics organized Astro Phylia- 2022, which includes an Invited talk and sky watch programme. The invited talk on the topic ‘Observing the Sky’ was given by Dr. Joe Jacob, Former HOD, Dept. of Physics, Newman College & Research associate IUCAA, Pune. The night sky watch was led by Mr. Sumeesh S S from Kerala state Science and Technology Museum, Thiruvananthapuram. Students, faculty members and public make use of the opportunity to observe space through telescope facility maintained by Physics department.
TWO WEEK WORKSHOP ON “SPECTROSCOPIC, STRUCTURAL AND ELECTRICAL CHARACTERIZATION TECHNIQUES –SSECT 2022”
Department of Physics organized a two week long workshop on spectroscopic techniques on various spectroscopic techniques. The workshop helped students of all disciplines to carry out spectroscopy experiments and interpret the data for the project work.
Invited lectures conducted are as follows:
Dr. Ratheeshkumar P.M, Senior Manager – Application Engineering, 3M India Ltd, Bangalore
Title of lecture: UV-Visible Spectroscopic Analysis
Dr. Swapna S Nair, Head Dept. of Physics, Central University of Kerala, Kasargod
Title of lecture: Electrical Characterization Techniques
Title of lecture: Magnetic Characterization Techniques
Dr. Mercy Mathews, Asst. Professor, Department of Physics, K.E College, Mannanam
Title of lecture: Atomic Force Microscopy and Magnetic Force Spectroscopy
Prof. (Dr.) M.R. Prathapachandra Kurup, Retd. Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Central University of
Title of lecture: Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Dr. Jayakrishnan R, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram
Title of lecture: Photoluminescence Spectrum Analysis
Ms. Riya Sebastian, Research Fellow, Department of Physics, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram
Title of lecture: Z Scan Technique
Dr. Cincy George, Asst. Professor, Department of Chemistry, Newman College, Thodupuzha
Title of lecture: Thermogravimetric Analysis & Differential Scanning Calorimetry
Dr. Aloysius Sabu N, Head, Department of Physics, Newman College, Thodupuzha
Title of lecture: Data Organization & Research Paper Writing
Dr. Beena Mary John, Asst. Professor, Department of Physics, Newman College, Thodupuzha
Title of lecture: Introduction to ‘Origin’ Software
Dr. Subin Jose, Asst. Professor, Department of Physics, Newman College, Thodupuzha
Title of lecture: Advanced Options in ‘Origin’ Software
Mr. Mathew John, Research Fellow, Newman College, Thodupuzha
Title of lecture: X-Ray Diffraction and Transmission Electron Microscopy
Dr. Alex Joseph, Asst. Professor, Department of Chemistry, Newman College, Thodupuzha
Title of lecture: Infrared Spectroscopy and Scanning Electron Microscopy
Dr. Indu Sebastian, Asst. Professor, Department of Physics, Newman College, Thodupuzha
Title of lecture: Raman Spectroscopy
Dr. (Sr). Simi N.J, Asst. Professor, Department of Physics, Newman College, Thodupuzha
Title of lecture: X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy