About Department of Physics

The Department of Physics was established in 1980. The Department caters the needs of B.Tech Programs under Choice Based Credit System besides M.Sc. Physics and Msc., Nano science & technology programs. It offers Ph.D. Research Program in Physics. Department of Physics is functioning with 12 budding faculty, with 100% doctorates. Research work in the department is being carried out in various fields like Nanotechnology, Material science, Atmospheric Science and Theoretical & Computational Physics. As per the research interests, the faculty members are divided into two groups, and these groups are functioning with names Center for Emerging Materials (CEM) and Center for Nanotechnology (CNT). Department of Physics had 3 fully equipped Research Labs of worth 2.71 crore. The department also has good number of sponsored research projects of worth 3 Crores. Among the several Research projects, three have sanctioned by the DST under woman scientist scheme (WOS-A) and successfully completed with good number of publications. Four faculty members of our department got major research projects of worth 3 crores sanctioned by DST under Young scientist scheme and Early career research award. Faculty members of our department have published more than 350 research papers in highly reputed international journals in a span of 10 years.

Highlights of Department

  • All experienced doctoral faculty with interdisciplinary areas of research interest
  • International teaching standards and classes by foreign faculty
  • Conducting placement training for PG students, industry connect
  • Placements and merit scholarship assistance up to 100%
  • DST-FIST (Level-1) Sponsored department
  • International standard research labs
  • Research Publications in High impact factor journals
  • Intellectual Property Rights - Patents
  • Three ongoing sponsored projects of worth 1.6 Cr and 13 projects completed
  • Conducting various national/international conferences/workshops/seminars
  • Faculty & Students Participation in Societal and Extension Activities
  • Implementing innovative and new pedagogy learning methods
  • Updated curriculum as per the recommendations of the Academics, Research, and industry experts


Department Vision To conquer new heights in academics and research with global perspective that will provide solutions to environmental, industrial and agricultural problems.


  • To provide a quality education in pursuit of knowledge, that establishes a strong foundation for understanding developments in the rapidly advancing field of physics.
  • To develop new technologies through research and education.
  • To develop a top-notch research centre with State-of-the art infrastructure facilities to foster scientific research and technology development programs.


    • Provided 100% placements to all the admitted batches
    • Three students joined in higher education (Ph.D)
    • Offered new courses Nanoscience and Technology, Synthesis and Characterization of Nanomaterials for PG students to make them research-intensive.
    • Offered different Physics courses to all Engineering departments


    • Established Four Research Laboratories with more than one crore worth of equipment.
    • Awarded 28 Ph. Ds till date and three more scholars submitted their Thesis
    • 22 Research Scholars pursuing their Ph.D
    • Six Faculty completed 8 Sponsored research projects worth 294.79 Lakhs funded by - DST (WOS-A), DST-SERB-YS, CRG, DST-ECRA
    • Three faculties got three Sponsored Projects that are ongoing, funded by DST-SERB CRG, EEQ, DST-ECRA worth 105.95 Lakhs.
    • Submitted DST – FIST level 1 project & 6 proposals – 4.6 Crores
    • Published 230 SCI/WoS/Scopus indexed journal in reputed journals in last SIX years.
    • All faculty are recognized reviewers for reputed journals:  Spectra Chemica Acta A, Materials Science Engineering:B, Materials Letters, Science of the Total Environment, Fuel Journal and so on.


    • One of our faculties Dr.S.Shanmugan, Assistant Professor recognized as world Top 2% Scientists by Stanford University in 2021, 2022 and 2023 continuously.
    • Faculty are Life members in Indian Physics Association (IPA), Materials research Society of India (MRSI), Indian Laser Association (ILA), Luminescence society of India, Optical society of India, INSCIAT, AAPT, IRED, SESI, IAENG, SDIWC, National Environmental Science Academy, Indian Science congress association, South African Society for Atmos Sciences, China Meteorological Administration, Asia Society of Researchers
    • Organized two-day/one-day National Conferences on Current Developments in Functional Materials and their Applications every year.
    • Conducted National Conference on “Advanced Functional Materials and Photonics (NAFP 2024)” during 5-6, Jan 2024.
    • Conducted 3rd International Conference on “Advanced Functional Materials” during 1-3, Dec 2022.
    • Conducted 4th International Conference on “Advanced Functional Materials for Sustainable Energy Applications” during 6-8, Dec 2023.
    • One of our faculties Dr. N. Krishna Jyothi participated in National Women Parliament as a Facilitator which was conducted by Andhra Pradesh Government during 10th to 12th, February 2017 at Pavitra Sangamam.
    • Conducted 2nd International Conference on “Advanced Functional Materials” during 13-15, Dec 2021.
    • Organized INSPIRE CAMP 2016, sponsored by DST during 18th to 22nd Oct 2016.
    • Conducted refresher course in Experimental Physics in association with Indian Academy of Sciences, Indian National Science Academy and The national Academy of Sciences during 14-29 June, 2016.