PHYSICS DEPARTMENT
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

Sri Akilandeswari Women’s College was started in 1995 with objective of upliftment of rural girls through higher education. The department of physics was established in the year 2004 with the undergraduate course to provide opportunity to the women folk coming from rural and economically poor back ground. The department was upgraded as a postgraduate department in the year 2012 with the aim to equip the student with the idea to meet out the expectation of current scenario. The Department started its journey with 21 students and 2 Assistant Professors and presently our department has grown up with 7 Assistant Professors and 180 students. The department has got well equipped laboratories and class rooms, provided with teaching aids like charts, over head projector and computers. Media centric learning methodologies like National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), Virtual Laboratory, INFLIBNET & video classes were introduced in the curriculum for effective teaching - learning process. Sir C.V.Raman Club & Aryyabatta Adventure Association are functioning since 2004 in the department of Physics, wherein various events like seminar, Quiz, Debate, Speech, Science meet and Celebration of various days are conducted for the benefit of future physicist. Industrial visits are organized to various places in order to give a wider practical knowledge to the students. With the support of dedicated faculties, working with innovative teaching methodologies. The department has secured distinguished University ranks since 2008. Eminent resource persons from various institutions had given lectures on current Physics topics in seminars organized by the department. The Department of Physics was the first to organize the National level conference in our Institution.

INVITED LECTURES
S.NO ACADEMIC YEAR TITLE NAME & DESIGNATION
1. 2017 -2018 State Level Seminar on Growth
& Investigations on Crystalline
Materials - 2016
Dr. G. Ramesh Kumar
Assistant Professor of Physics
Anna University Constituent
College, Arni.

Dr. S. Gokulraj
Assistant Professor
C.Kandasami Naidu College
for Men, Chennai
2. 2016-2017 National Level Conference
on Innovative Research
in Material Science - 2017
Dr.K. Vijayarangamuthu
Assistant Professor
Centre for Nanoscience & Technology
Pondicherry University
Pudhucherry.

Dr. S. Anandakumar
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Anna University
Chennai.
3. 2015 -2016 Seminar on “Instrumentation Techniques”. Mrs.R.Santhi, M.Sc., M.Phil.,
Assistant Professor,
Department of Chemistry,
Govt Arts College,
Thiruvannamalai.
4. 2014 -2015 National level Seminar on Recent Trends in Physics'14
1. Dr.S.Kumaresan
Assistant Professor of Physics
Arignar Anna Govt Arts College Cheyyar.
2. Dr.T.S.Renugadevi
Associate Professor of Physics
Women's Christian College Chennai.
3. Dr.K.Venkatramanan
Professor & Head
Department of Physics, SCSVMV Univeristy Kanchipuram.
4.Dr.P.Kumaresan
Assistant Professor of Physics
Thiru.A.GovindasamyGovt Arts College Tindivanam.
5. 2013 -2014 Growth & Characterisation
of Some NLO Crystals
Dr.D.Jayaraman
Former Professor of Physics
Presidency College (Autonomous)
Chennai.
6. 2012 -2013 Role of Spectroscopy
in Research
Mr.V.Ragavendran
Assistant Professor
Department of Science & Humanities SCSVMV University,
Kanchipuram.
7. 2011 -2012 Nano Crystals Dr.R.Rajasekaran
Associate Professor of Physics
Govt Arts College,Thiruvannamalai.
STAFF PROFILE
S.NO NAME QUALIFICATION DESIGNATION
1. Mr. S. Selvakumar M.Sc.,(Ph.D) HOD&Asst.Professor
2. Mr. C. Kumaran M.Sc., M.Phil.,(Ph.D).,SET Assistant Professor
3. Ms. P. Archana M.Sc.,M.Phil., Assistant Professor
4. Mr. M. Arjunan M.Sc.,M.Phil., Assistant Professor
5. Mrs. K. Malathi M.Sc., Assistant Professor
6. Ms .J. Dhanasteba M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D., Assistant Professor
7. Dr. M. Anbuvannan M.Sc., Assistant Professor
8. Mrs. P. Kalpana M.Sc.,M.Phil., Assistant Professor
RANK HOLDERS
S.NO REGISTER NO NAME RANK YEAR
1. 21013U28055 K.VEDHAPRIYA II 2016
2. 1290414 PAVITHRA.M VII 2014
3. 1290393 ASMATH FARZANA.N X 2014
4. 1253956 K. Nirmaladevi III 2014
5. 1253950 S. Bharathi V 2014
6. 1039657 B.Mangaiyarkarasi I 2013
7. 2893131 R. Vidhyalakshmi VII 2011
8. 2735569 J. Jayabharathi I 2009
9. 2735571 K. Priyadharshini III 2009
10. 2735570 D. Kanimozhi VI 2009
RANK HOLDERS (PG)
S.NO REGISTER NO NAME RANK YEAR
1. 21013P21007 NATHIYA.K II 2015
2. 21013P21012 THAMILARASI.R III 2015
3. 21013P21010 SARANYA.G X 2015
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