Department of Sciences

About the Department

The Department of Sciences contains two divisions namely Mathematics and Physics. It offers basic core Mathematics and Physics courses for B. Tech Programmes. Besides, the Department of Sciences also offers Ph.D. Programmes in Mathematics, Physics.

    Department of Sciences Faculty Details:

Name

Dr. Murali D., Ph.D. (Physics, IGCAR)

Designation

Assistant Professor (Grade-I) & HOD

Institute Email

dmurali (at) iiitk (dot) ac (dot) in

Phone No

08518-289101

Areas of Interest

I work in the area of computational condensed matter and my current area of research is to use ab-initio electronic structure calculations to model real physical behavior of materials for various applications. Presently I work on variety of applications including photovoltaic effect in perovskite based solar cells, phonon transport, solid oxide fuel cells, nanostructure evolution in structural materials, etc. Privacy

Name

Dr. Ravinder Katta, Ph.D. (Mathematics, IIT Roorkee)

Designation

Assistant Professor

Institute Email

ravinder (at) iiitk (dot) ac (dot) in

Phone No

08518-289106

Areas of Interest

 Mathematical Control Theory Inverse Problems

 

 

 

Name

Dr. Nittala Noel Anurag Prashanth, Ph.D. (English, EFLU, Hyderabad)

Designation

Assistant Professor

Institute Email

noel (at) iiitk (dot) ac (dot) in

Phone No

08518-289108

Areas of Interest

Curriculum, Syllabus Designing and Materials Production, English as a Second Language (ESL), English for Specific Purposes (ESP),  Medium of Instruction and Language Policy.

 

Name

Dr. T. Pandiyarajan, Ph.D. (Physics, NIT, Tiruchirappalli)

Designation

Assistant Professor

Institute Email

pandiyarajan (at) iiitk (dot) ac (dot) in

Phone No

08518-289118

Areas of Interest

Optical nanomaterials, Bioactive nanostructured materials, Thin film fabrication, Raman spectroscopy, Photocatalysis

 

 

 

Name

Dr P. V. Prakash Madduri, Ph.D. (Physics, Central University, Hyderabad)

Designation

Assistant Professor

Institute Email

prakash.madduri (at) iiitk (dot) ac (dot) in

Phone No

08518-289118

Areas of Interest

Magnetism at nanoscopic and mesoscopic length scales / Core-Shell nanoparticles, Magnetic Skyrmions & Antiskyrmions / Magnetic excitations and Magnonics / Magnetotransport in bulk and nano materials / Ferromagnetic Resonance studies / Magnetic Refrigeration

 

Name

Dr. Anirban Majumdar, Ph.D. (Mathematics, IIT Guwahati)

Designation

Assistant Professor

Institute Email

anirban (at) iiitk (dot) ac (dot) in

Phone No

08518-289101

Areas of Interest

 Parameter uniform numerical methods for singularly perturbed problems, Numerical solution of partial differential equation, Differential equation.

 

Name

Prof. V. Siva Rama Krishnaiah, Ph.D. (Management, IIT Delhi)

Designation

Adjunct Professor

Institute Email

vsrk (at) iiitk (dot) ac (dot) in

Phone No

08518-289114

Areas of Interest

Entrepreneurship and Management Functions, Software Project Management, Soft Skills, Knowledge Management, Professional Ethics and Human Values

Name

Prof. G. Radhakrishnamacharya, Ph.D. (Mathematics, IIT Kharagpur)

Designation

Visiting Professor

Institute Email

grk (at) iiitk (dot) ac (dot) in

Phone No

08518-289114

Areas of Interest

 

Name

Dr. D. Amaranatha Reddy, Ph.D. (Physics, S V University, Tirupati)

Designation

DST – Inspire Faculty

Institute Email

drreddy (at) iiitk (dot) ac (dot) in

Phone No

08518-289118

Areas of Interest

The primary area of research interest includes the synthesis, manipulation, and the physico-chemical characterization of nanomaterials for, Solar Fuels: Hydrogen Production by photo/photoelectro catalytic Water Splitting, Photocatalytic decontamination of Gaseous/Aqueous pollutants for water/air purification, Photocatalytic CO2 conversion into value-added chemicals, Biomass conversion into value-added chemicals

Department Research Areas:

·       Mathematical Control Theory and its applications

·       Inverse problems

·       Computational Condensed Matter

Physics Laboratories:

·       Mechanics

·       Material Physics

·       Electromagnetics

·       Optics

·       Computational Physics