ALOK SHARAN Associate Professor

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  • Department of Physics
  • School of Physical, Chemical & Applied Sciences
  • aloksharan@gmail.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 PhD Nonlinear Optical Interactions in Dye Doped Solids IIT Kanpur 2000
2 M Sc Physics-Astrophysics / Surface Photometry of Galaxies University of Poona 1990
3 B Sc Physics -Electronic Instrumentation University of Bombay 1988

Area of Specializaion

Experimental Nonlliear Optics, Computational Electromagnetics

Awards / Prizes Conferred

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Teaching Experience

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1 Lecturer Physics BITS Pilani
2 Assistant Professor Physics Pondicherry University

Research Experience

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1 Project Scientist Physics IIT kanpur Nonlinear Optics
2 Visiting Fellow Atomic Molecular Physics TIFR Nonlinear Optics
3 Post Doctoral Fellow Materials Research Institute Pennslyvania State University,USA Nonlinear Optics
4 Lecturer Physics BITS Pilani Nonlinear Optics
5 Assistant Professor Physics Pondicherry University Nonlinear Optics

Industry Experience

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Contribution towards Innovation

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Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

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Books

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Edited Books

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Ongoing Projects

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Career Guidance Offered to students

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Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

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Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2018 M.SC 1 Physics
2 2017 M.SC 2 Physics
3 2016 M.SC 2 Physics
4 2015 M.SC 1 Astro-physics
5 2015 M.SC 3 Physics
6 2014 M.SC 1 Physics
7 2013 M.SC 5 Physics
8 2012 M.PHIL 2 Physics
9 2012 M.SC 3 Physics
10 2011 M.SC 4 Physics
11 2010 M.SC 5 Physics
12 2009 M.PHIL 1 Physics
13 2008 M.SC 3 Physics
14 2008 M.PHIL 1 Physics
15 2007 M.PHIL 1 Physics
16 2007 M.SC 3 Physics

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 Giridhar Chakravarthy 27.08.2010 R23965 Study of Optical Nonlinearity in Anatase TiO2 YES 09-05-2018 NO
2 Sruthil Lal S B 25-08-2016 20161122006 Probing the Origin of Optical Non-linearities in Anatase TiO2 Using Zscan and DFT Studies NO NO
3 M Ashok Kumar 25-08-2010 R23964 Optical Studies in Periodic Band-gap Structures and Nonliinear medium NO NO
4 Soumya P Dhal 24-12-2009 R21330 Measurement of Cosmogenic 10Be and 26Al using Accelerator Mass Spectrometer (AMS) and its applications in Geology and Archeology YES 21-12-2015 YES 07.02.2017
5 Athira A 23-7-2018 -Nil- (Just Joined - Yet to be finalized) NO NO
6 Allam Srinivasa Rao 19-09-2011 R27640 Optical Nonlinearities in Saturable Media YES 01.07.2016 NO
7 Chitra Shaji 19-09-2011 R27559 Stokes-Mueller polarimetry in one, two, three photon process YES 27-06-2018 NO
8 Anusha N P 05.09.2012 R30876 Numerical Study of Influence of Geometrical structures in Double Negative (DNG) medium on its Optical properties NO NO

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

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E-Lecture Details

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Conferences/Seminars Organized

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Workshop Organized

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1 Children’s Conclave Program at Indian Biodiversity Congress 2017 CISSA,Pondichery University, Govt of Pudicherry Pondicherry University,1days National 12-09-2017 12-09-2017 2017
2 37thNational Symposium of Optical Society of India Symposium DST,Pondicherry University Pondicherry University,3days National 23-01-2013 25-01-2013 2013
3 27th National Symposium on Plasma Science and technology (Plasma 2012) IPR Ahmedabad, Plasma Society, Pondicherry University Pondicherry University,4 days National 10-12-2012 13-12-2012 2012
4 Workshop on Quantum Entanglement DST,Pondicherry University,UGC-SAP Pondicherry University,3days National 17-02-2010 19-02-2010 2010

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