Department of Physics

NAME:   Dr. THANKAMMA GEORGE,
POST:   Associate professor
E.MAIL ID:   thankamchavelil@rediffmail.com
QUALIFICATION: MSc, M. Phil, PhD
ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:   28 years

Educational:

Degree Subject University, place, year
B.Sc Physics Kerala University - 1982
M.Sc Physics Kerala University - 1984
M.Phil Physics Madurai Kamaraj University - 2011
PhD Physics Christ University - 2017

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

PUBLICATIONS:
1. G. Thankamma, A. G. Kunjomana, Enhancement of themoelectric efficiency in vapor deposited Sb2Te3 and Sb1.8Te0.2Te3 crystals, Cryst. Res. Technol (WILEY-VCH),. 49 (2014) 212-219.

2. G. Thankamma, A. G. Kunjomana, Studies on sulfur doping and figure of merit in vapor grown Sb2Te3 platelet crystals" Journal of Crystal Growth ( Elsevier), 415 (2015) 65-71

3. G. Thankamma, A. G. Kunjomana 60Co gamma irradiation and annealing effects on transport properties of antimony telluride platelets grown by physical vapor deposition", Acta Metall. Sin. (Springer), 2015, 28 (5), 559- 566

4. "Vapour growth of antimony telluride crystals". Proceedings of National Seminar on new materials on nano technology (NSNMRN 2012) Govt.Sceince college Ooty, 12-14th September 2012.

5. "Effect of In substitution on electrical transport and power factor of Sb2Te3 platelets" Published in Crystal India Souvenir, proceedings of International Intradisciplinary conference on the Frontiers of Crystallography" held at Field Marshal K.M Cariappa college. Madikeri, Coorg, Karnataka December 29-30 2014.

6. "Structural characterization and power factor of vapor grown Sb2Te3 crystals", NSC-43B SP University,Gujarat

7. "Solution growth of single crystals", Proceedings of National science conference at JNC, Bangalore.

8. "Bismuth nanomaterials for power generation and biomedical applications", CARMELIGHT, Multidisciplinary national Journal

PAPER PRESENTED:
1.Govt.Sceince college Ooty, September 2012, "Vapour growth of antimony telluride crystals"

2. Field Marshal K.M Cariappa college. Madikeri, Coorg, Karnataka December 29-30 2014, Effect of In substitution on electrical transport and power factor of Sb2Te3 platelets"

3. National science conference at JNC, Bangalore, "Solution growth of single crystals".

4. Bismuth nanomaterials for power generation and biomedical applications. National conference on "Nanoscience a multidisciplinary approach" MCC, Bangalore.

CONFERENCE ATTENDED:
1. Workshop on Astrophysics 17-18th September 1999 organised by Bangalore University First Grade college Physics Teachers Forum.

2. National level workshop on Internal Quality Audit in Higher Education, JyotiNivas college, Bangalore, December 10, 2005.

3. International conference on Emerging Trends in Higher Education - A global Perspective: Concerns and Challenges in Environmental Sustainability, Entrepreneureship and Cinema, 12-14th August 2008 at JNC, Bangalore.

4. Understanding of Nature workshop on Astronomy conducted by Brain STARS on 24th January 2009.

5. Platinum Jubilee Meeting of the Indian Acadamy of Sciences from 12-14th November 2009 at IISc, Bangalore.

6. One day Symposium on Current Trends in Photonics and its Applications at BNMIT, in collaboration with IEEE photonics society,Bangalore , 20th March 2010.

7. Attended workshop on virtual labs in Physical Sciences on 18th Feb2011 conducted by the Department of Physics, Amritha Virtual Labs

8. State level Seminar on Information Technology at JNC held on 25th February 2011.

9. National conference on contemporary issues in research Christ University on May 2012.

10. International conference on material physics at Vellore institute of technology February 20-23, 2012.

11. International conference on Material science and technology (ICMS 2012) at St. Thomas college, Palai, Kerala 10-14 June 2012

12. National level science conference , 2-3rd February 2012 at JNC, Bangalore.

13. Author work shop conducted by Springer and Edanz on 20th January 2013 at Christ University, Bangalore.

14. Two day National Conference organized by Internal Quality Assurance Cell , JNC, 14-15th February 2013.

15. State level Science Seminar, 12th February 2013 at JNC, Bangalore.

16. Indian Acadamy of sciences and Indian institute of science - symposium on Life and science of C.V. Raman, 5th July 2014.

17. Workshop on Staff training and Enhancement at JNC 10th June 2015.

18. International conference on Physics in association with International multidisciplinary research foundation (IMRF), February 16-18, 2017, at JNC, Bangalore