Physics Department Activities
1. Contribution of Indian Physicists
PG Department of Physics conducted a one day exhibition on contribution of Indian Physicists on 14th October, 2014. It was a regional exhibition sponsored by College PTA. A still model of Chandrayaan, working model of student’s projects, various games, and chart presentation of contribution of Indian Physicists etc. were the main attraction of exhibition.
2. International year of Light
PG Department of Physics conducted a two day exhibition in connection with International year of light and centenary year of Einstein’s General theory of Relativity during 7,8th December, 2015. Higher secondary school students from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Ottapalam and Mount Seena School, Pathiripala participated.. More than 40 items related to light and relativity was presented there.
1. Research methodology
P.G Department of Physics conducted a regional seminar on research methodology in association with research cell of the college on 13th August, by Prathapan.K, Asst Prof.,Govt Brennan College.
2. Recent developments in Physics
Department conducted a two day National seminar sponsored by U.G.C, on Recent developments in Physics on 19, 20th October, 2015. It was inaugurated by Dr. Anand Narayanan, Asso. Prof., IIST, Thiruvananthapuram. 5 technical sessions were handled by eminent personalities, Dr Anand Narayan , Associate Professor ,IIST, Dr.T.N.Narayan,Assistant Professor, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Hyderbad, Dr Subeesh.T. Assistant. Professor. Amritha Institute, Coimbatore, etc. 11 papers presented on the seminar. The focal themes of the seminar were Space Science, Nanotechnology, Quantum Optics, Non-Conventional Energy Harnessing etc. The seminar was beneficiary for the students & research community to meet the eminent personalities and mold their ideas in the field.
PG Department of Physics conducted two days i-SensoBots Robotics Workshop during 14-15 October, 2016. The workshop conducted as part of the National Workshop Series 2016-17 conducted by the Entrepreneurship Cell, SAC, IIT Bombay in collaboration with their Technical Partner ROBOKART.COM. Principal, NSS College, Ottapalam. They gave rigorous training and a detailed class on robots, span their constitution and assembly. The participants were trained to assemble and programme robots for specific purposes. 35 students participated in the training programme workshop and benefited by the programme. Mr. Naval Ambavkar, Engineer Trainer from Robokart.com trained the participants in Robotics.
PG Department of Physics conducted one day Electronics Workshop during on February 2017. It aimed understanding of electronics experiments and the theory behind them of II Semester M.Sc Students of Physics department. NSS College, Ottapalam Prof. V.C. Suresh, former Head of the Department of Physics, PSMO College, Thirurangadi lead the workshop. It was very helpful for the II Sem M.Sc students.
3. Sky watch
The programme of “One day workshop on Cosmology” and sky watch started at 2.30 pm with a Paper presentation by Dr. Praseedda.P, Guest Lecturer in Physics based on her PhD Thesis. At 3.30 the function of Sky watch was inaugurated by Dr. K.R. Madhosoodanan Pillai, Principal, NSS College, Ottapalam. Dr.V.C. Kuriakose, Retired HOD, CUSAT had given a class on sky watching. Dr. Nijo Varghese & Dr. Tharanath.R explained the process of Telescope making, followed by a class by Dr. Saneesh Sebastian introducing the virtual simulation software “Stellarium”. At 6.30 the sky watch started. Entire department of Physics participated in the Programme. In the clear sky we watched Moon and Venus through a telescope of magnification100. NET Coaching Class on 28, 29 and 30th March 2017
One Day Workshop on Astrophysics and Skywatch :
PG Department of Physics organised one day workshop on Astrophysics and Sky watch for I and III Semester M.Sc Physics students on 25.09.2017. Dr. C. D Ravikumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of Calicut delivered a class.
Model NET Exam for I & II PG Students, in collaboration with APT on 07-06-2017. 19 Students participated in the exam.
Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and Extension activities:
- Awareness program on mobile radiation among teachers and students, 2014-15
- Awareness programme on advantage of hotbox made by parishath as thermal cookers and its possible modifications
- Measurement of Electrical conductivity and ph value of the water amd soil samples in different sited of Bharathapuzha river
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