Central University of Kerala

Swapna Dr.Swapna S Nair - Associate Professor
Ph.D. (CUSAT,Cohin),MSc.Physics
Department Of  Physics
School Of Physical Science
Tel :office                                               Mobile:+91-8281261375
E-Mail: Official: swapna[at]cukerala[dot]edu[dot]in    Personal: swapna[dot]s[dot]nair[at]gmail[dot]com
Other designations:        HOD, Department of Physics
Specialisation: Nanomaterials,  NEMS/MEMS, Multiferroics, Ferrofluids
Course Offered: PHY 511: Classical Mechanics
PHY 554: Condensed matter Physics 
PHY 554: Solid State Physics (with experiments) 
PHY 5020: Nanophotonics
PHY 515: LAB 1
PHY 5010: Synthesis of Materials Science
PHY 5011: Material Characterisation Techniques
Brief Profile: After receiving her M.Sc. and Ph.D. from Cochin University of Science and Technology, Dr.Swapna S. Nair worked as a Post-Doctoral fellow in Institute of Nanomaterials, Nanodevices and Nanomodeling(I3N), Portugal in nanomaterials and devices during Jan. 2008 to Dec. 2011. Later she joined as a Post-Doctoral researcher in CICECO, University of Aveiro, in Jan. 2012.
She had worked as Assistant Professor in Sree SankaraVidya Peetom College, M.G. University during 2006-2007 (against FIP leave vacancy), and as Full time Assistant Professor (Contract) in International School of Photonics (M.Tech. Photonics programme), Cochin University of Science and Technology (2007-2008).
She joined in CU Kerala as Assistant Professor, at the Department of Physics in the year 2012, and later in 2017 March, joined as an Associate Professor in the same department. Her areas of expertise are: Nanomaterials, NEMS/MEMS, Energy materials, Multiferroics & magneto electrics, Ferrofluids, and Biomedical applications of nanomaterials. She received funding from UGC, DST and DBT after joining here (Total sanctioned Funding = 73.5 Lakhs). One Ph.D. is awarded under her guidance and two other Ph.D. theses are submitted. At present 5 Ph.D. students are working with her. She has published 58 peer reviewed research articles (54 research articles international journals of repute and 4 book chapters, all Peer reviewed international) and published 2 books (International Peer reviewed). Her research articles are cited more than 1000 times within a short span of 10 years. She had delivered one plenary talk, 12 invited lectures and had 52 ORAL/POSTER presentations in International/National conferences/seminars/workshops. .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Read more   


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