Welcome to Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University

Department of Physics

HEMVATI NANDAN BAHUGUNA GARHWAL UNIVERSITY

A Central University

Research

Ongoing Research Projects:

  • Retrospective Assessment of Indoor Radon Exposure in Garhwal Homes by Measurements of 210Po Implanted on Glass Surface, Atomic Energy Regulation Board, April 2009 to Continue. Principal Investigator - Dr. R.C. Ramola
  • Collaborative International Research Project “Establishment of Network for Natural Radiation Exposure Studies in Asia”, Japan Science Technology Agency, May 2009 to Continue. Indian Collaborator – Dr. R.C. Ramola
  • MoU has been signed between Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai and HNB Garhwal University on Radon research. Convener – Dr. R. C. Ramola

Research Area:

  • Radiation protection in Environment
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Material Science
  • Particle Physics
  • Nuclear Geophysics

Any other Information: Department has the collaboration with the following organization in the various fields of research.

  • Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Mumbai.
  • Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun.
  • Inter University Accelerator Center, New Delhi
  • National Institute of Radiological Science, Chiba

Major Facilities Available in the Department:

  • Net Radiometer for Measuring Net solar radiation.
  • Sun Shine Recorder
  • Radon Emanometer, Radon Monitor, Radon Dosimeter.
  • Spark Counter, Nuclear Track Detectors.
  • Constant Temperature Bath
  • Environmental Radiation Dosimeter.
  • Radiation Counting System, Radiation Monitor.
  • Furnace
  • Seismograph
  • Gamma ray Spectrometer.
  • GPS
  • Water Analysis Kit

D.Phil. Degrees Awarded:

  • Manbirendra Singh -1998
  • M. S. Negi 2002
  • Sanjeev Kimothi, – 2005
  • Rajendra Girjappa Sonkawade - 2006
  • Yogesh Prasad – 2007
  • Kapil Dev Uniyal 2007
  • Ganesh Prasad – 2009
  • Subhash Chandra – 2009
  • Gurupad Singh Gusain -2010
  • Ambika. – 2011

Registered for D. Phil.

  • AAshish Raturi- 2008
  • Vandana Gairola- 2008
  • Manjari Badoni - 2007
  • Anju Semwal – 2008
  • Leena Kamra – 2009

Other research staff:

Bhagwat singh (research fellow)

Non Teaching Staff:

  • S P S Rajput – Lab Assistant
  • Gyandev Chamoli (on fix pay) – Lab Assistant
  • Brij Mohan Badoni – Lab Attendant

Organization of Symposia/Seminar

  • Twelfth National Symposium on Environment, June 5-7, 2003.
  • Acquaintance programme by Nuclear Science Centre, New Delhi, 10’th October 2003.
  • Brainstorming on HRD in Science and Technology: for What and How, December 21, 2006.
  • Fifteenth National Symposium on Solid State Nuclear Track Detectors and Their Applications, June 21-23, 2007

Other academic Activities:

  • Faculty members of the department have published more than 150 research papers in the journals of international repute
  • Faculty members of the department are actively participating in various national and international symposia both in India and abroad
Last Updated on 03/12/2019