The Department of Physics started functioning with the initiation of the Pre-degree programme in 1981 and became a full-fledged department with the introduction of B.Sc. Physics in 1999.
M.Sc. in Physics was started in 2013. The department has a departmental library with sufficient books, a computer lab, a general lab, and a well-equipped electronics lab. The faculty members in the department are life members of Indian Association of Physics Teachers. The department conducts a power Quiz in co-operation with Kerala Electricity Board.
ICT ENABLED CLASSROOMS
ICT Classrooms (Information and Communication Technologies led Classrooms) with Wifi connectivity makes learning interesting and effective.
U.G Physics Laboratory
The Undergraduate students avail of the facilities in the well maintained and equipped Physics Core Lab, Electronics Lab as well as Computer Lab.
P.G Physics Laboratory
The P.G department has infrastructural facilities in terms of well–equipped laboratories with modern instruments in centralized AC labs. Facilities include space for teacher demonstrations, student laboratory activities, and sufficient safe storage space. The lab is facilitated with three major parts- a section for doing general experiments, a second part for doing electronics experiments, and a third section for doing computer programming experiments. This is well-furnished and has internet facility.
The Alumni gathered for an online meet to rekindle relationships and strengthen bonds.
Student Lecture Series for Advanced Learners
Student Lecture Series for Advanced Learners - I was arranged on 17 August, 2021.Ms.Aneena Peter, Ms. Fathima Riya Parveen and Ms.Mariya Pappachan were presented the topics Artificial Intelligence, Environmental Sustainability and Financial Literacy in Women respectively.
An orientation session on Higher Education & Career Scope was arranged in collaboration with Chinmaya Viswa Vidhyapeeth, Deemed to be University, Ernakulum on 3August 2021. Dr.K.S.Kumari, Director, Vocational Programme and Sri.Yathi Ajay, certified trainer were the resource persons.
Virtual Lab Series
2021. 25 students attended the session and did the experiments virtually.
The Department Organised ‘Explora 2020: A quiz on Indian Footsteps in ‘Space Research’ on 5, May 2020. More than 1600 participants attempted the quiz and issued E- Certificates to the participants.
Commemorating Earth Day
In connection with ‘Earth Day’ the department organized an essay writing competition and Oath had been taken in association with Earth day on 22, April 2020. E- Certificates were issued to the participants. Nearly 70 participants took part in the Oath taking ceremony
Saluting the Pandemic Warriors!
As a part of the National directive students of the department prepared a Collage to commemorate the service of the Health Warriors during the Pandemic.
Satellite Remote Sensing to address Climate Change
Department of Physics organized National Seminar on “ Satellite Remote Sensing to address Climate Change” on 31st January 2020. Dr. Prijith Sudhakar , Scientist SE, National Remote Sensing Centre , Hyderabad.
Open House and Exhibition for Higher Secondary Students
Department of Physics conducted an Open House and Exhibition for Higher Secondary Students on 3rd January 2020. More than hundred students from various schools benefited from the programme. A talk on ‘Careers in Physics’ was also organized on the same day. Dr. Resmi R., Asst. Professor in Physics, U.C.College, Aluva was the resource person.
Awareness Programme on Solar Eclipse
In connection with Annular Solar Eclipse – 2019, the Department of Physics organized an awareness programme on Solar Eclipse in association with Sasthra Sahithya Parishath, Angamaly Region. Mr.Athul R., Technical Assistant, CUSAT handled the session.
Climate Change and Global Warming
As a part of Green Initiative, the department conducted an Elocution and Poster competition on 4th October 2019. The focal theme of the competition was ‘Climate Change’. Maria A.J (II B.Com) and Sharona B. (I M.Sc. Chemistry) secured first and second prizes respectively. Ms.Fatima Femiya (II Physics) won first prize in the poster competition. A Documentary Show - ‘Climate Change and Global Warming’ was screened.
Solar Student Ambassador Workshop
Department of Physics conducted ‘Solar Student Ambassador Workshop’ in association with Gandhi Global Solar Yatra organized by IIT Bombay on 03 October 2019. Dr. Sr. Rosily A.V., Principal, inaugurated the workshop. 50 students from both UG and PG participated in the workshop. Students assembled Solar Urja Lamps(SoUL).
Skill Connect 2019
“Skill Connect 2019”, an Inter- State Competition was conducted by Networkz Systems on 28 September2019 to find out the bright minds in the campus.
Centenary Birth Celebration of Vikram Sarabhai
In connection with the Centenary Birth Celebration of Vikram Sarabhai, a Documentary Show was organized on 12 August 2019. Ms. Anjana Sahadevan and Ms. Furseena K.M. spoke on the occasion about the life and achievements of Vikram Sarabhai.
Exhibition cum sale, by a startup initiative of the department “Punarjani” was organized on 26 July 2019. “Punarjani” makes Purses and pouches out of waste cloth materials.
LED Bulb Distribution & Awareness Class
LED distribution and Awareness class on the topic “Why LED?”was arranged on 29 June 2019 in the Anganwadi of Nedumbassery Grama Panchayath premises. Smt.Suma Saburaj, Ward Member presided the function. Sri. Sreekumar Nedumbassery, EMC and District Coordinator was the resource person. He conveyed the need of using LEDs for house hold purposes. Dr.Sr. Rosily A.V., Principal, Morning Star Home Science College, inaugurated the distribution of LED bulbs. Smt. Shyny K.Ittiachan, program coordinator and Mr. Bhavasiram, well-wisher spoke on the occasion. Nearly hundred participants were there.
Gold Medal at National Championship
Second position in Project Presentation
Poster presentation at ncOMTAT 2021
Paper presentation at Sankaram 2020
Best Project Work (PG)
Tope Scorer in Core Physics (Final year)
Top Scorer in Core Physics
Best Outgoing Student
Top Scorer in Vocational Physics