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The Center for Advanced Research in Physical Sciences (CARPS) of the Dept of Physics is a recognized Research Centre of University of Kerala. The research Centre takes up collaborative studies and research projects with institutes such as Bhabha Atomic research Centre, Board of research in Nuclear Sciences, DST, CSIR.

Approved research guides in the department.

  • Dr Hema Tresa Varghese (Rtd on March 2016)
  • Dr Jojo P. J. (Applied Physics)
  • Dr Sheena Mary Y (Spectroscopy, DFT Studies, Docking Studies)
Name of the Project/ Endowments, ChairsName of the Principal Investigator/ Co Investigator (if applicable)Name of the Funding agency Type (Government/Non-Government)Department of Principal Investigator/ Co InvestigatorYear of AwardFunds provided (INR in lakhs)Duration of the project
Studies on the surface exhalation fluxes of radon and thoron in monazite bearing sands in the southern coastal areas of keralaDr. Jojo PJ (Co-Principal Investigator)BRNS, DAEGovernmentPhysics201334560002013-17
Synthesis & structural studies of noble metal nanoparticles of different shapesDr. Sheena Mary YUGCGovernmentPhysics20131100002013-15
Dosimetric Profiling and Somatic Mutation Studies in Permanent Residence of selected regions of Chavara and Neendakara Panchayats, KeralaDr. Jojo PJBRNS, DAEGovernmentPhysics201434760002014-17
A Green Approach for the synthesis of silver nanoparticles Azadirachta indica aqueous leaf extractDr Sheena Mary Y.KSCSTEGovernmentPhysics07-01-2019100002018-19

List of Research Scholars

 1Ms. Arunima SBharathiar University, CoimbatorePart Time
 2Ms. Lekshmi RBharathiar University, CoimbatorePart Time
 3Ms.Soniya S RUniversity of Kerala (NET)Full Time
 4Ms. Bindu ChristopherUniversity of Kerala (NET)Part Time

BRNS Research Project 

Dosimetric profiling and somatic mutation studies in permanent residents of selected regions of Chavara and NeendakaraPanchayats, Kerala.