Faculty Members

Faculty Profile

Drabindra Pandit

Name:              Drabindra Pandit

Designation:    Head, Department of Physics

Degree:            PhD Scholar

Name of the University: Tribhuvan University

Specialization: Space-Geo Physics

Research Interest: Space Science/ Biomedical Physics/ Material Science

E-mail: pandit_drab@yahoo.com / drabindra@sxc.edu.np

Mobile No: 9841366132

 

Research work:

  1. Publications:
  2. Study the effects of patient’s radiation dose reduction parameter on    image quality of CT scan in Nepalese population- 2016 Published in SXC Journal of Science and TechnologyXavier’s College, Kathmandu
  3. Daily, Seasonal and Monthly Variation of Middle-low latitudes Magnetic Field during Low Solar Activity, Discovery, 2017
  4. Ongoing Thesis/project: Study of Acoustical and Thermodynamically Property of Juice, Cold Drinks etc at Different Temperature through Ultrasonic Technique.
  5. Students’ Thesis/project work:

 

Worked as thesis Supervisor/Co-supervisor

  • Study of linear attenuation coefficient of white matter and Gray matter of brain in Nepalese population using CT Scan-2016
  • The study on occupational radiation protection at Bhaktapur cancer Hospital in Co-60 Teletherapy units and Brachytherapy units-2016
  • Investigation of photovoltaic performances of dye sensitized solar cells devised with Fe doped ZnO thin films-2015
  • Dopant species and concentration dependence of optical properties of ZnO films: prospect of application in thin film based solar cells-2015
  • Study of the variation of CT no. between normal and liver Neoplasm Patients-2015
  • Comparisons of estimate size of liver and spleen by USG with their age, weight and height of Nepalese People-2015
  • A study of Radiation dosimeter and quality assurance in Co- 60 Teletherapy at Bhaktapur cancer Hospital (BCH), Bhaktapur-2014
  • Study of linear attenuation coefficient of normal liver and pancreas in Nepalese  population using CT Scan-2013
  • Study of Brain Wave Analysis of childhood  in Epilepsy  patient using EEG Machine by Longitudinal bipolar Montage planning-2013
  • Study of effects of Patients Radiation Dose reduction parameters on Image Quality of CT scan-2013

Worked as supervisor in Project

  • Study of Acoustical and Thermodynamic properties of Solutions of NaCl  and KCl at different Concentration and Temperature using Ultrasonic Technique-2016
  • To study the variation of voltage and current with change in temperature for Polycrytsalline Solar Photovoltaic Module-2015
  • Measurement of speed of Electromagnetic wave using Microwaves-2014
  • A study of variation of resistance of thermistor with temperature and its application in fan controller-2014
  • A study of Elecro-acoustic properties of the Middle Ear and its correlation with conductive loss-2014
  • A study of variation of Hearing Threshold level using pure tone Audiomery 0.25 to 8 KHz -2014
  • A study of Quantum Entanglement and its application in Physics-2013
  • A study of Topological symmetry and its implication in Physics-2013
  • Determination of Dielectric Constant of wood using Dielectric Constant Kit-2012
  • Determination of Planck’s constant-2012
  • Small Range FM Transmitter-2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Vinaya Kumar Jha

 Name:  Vinaya Kumar Jha

Current Position: Lecturer,

Department of Physics

St. Xavier’s College, Maitighar

Kathmandu, Nepal

Mobile: +977-9841200267

Email: vinayajha@gmail.com

vkjha@sxc.edu.np

Educational Background

 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Physics, Department of Nanoscience, Sun Moon University, Republic of Korea.

  1. Master’s degree in Science (M.Sc.), Physics, Central Department of Physics, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  2. Bachelor’s degree in Science (B.Sc.),Major- Physics, Mathematics and Geology, Tri-Chandra Multiple Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Research field

Electron- beam Optics, Plasmonic Optics, SEM  Technology.

Competitive Honors/Awards:

  1. Nepal Bidya Bhushan ‘Ka’awarded by Ex. President Ram Bran Yadav on 22nd of Bhadra, 2072.
  2. Full Studentship from Graduate School of Sun Moon University, Republic of Korea.
  3. The Best Basic Research Award, First Mediterranean Photonics Conference, 25-28 June 2008, Ischia, Napoli, Italy
  4. Third prize for ‘The best postal presentation’ in the conference held in Vietnam:1st IWOFM (International Workshop on Functional Materials), – 3rd IWONN (International Workshop on Nanophysics and Nanotechnology) conference, Halong City, Vietnam, 6 – 9, 2006

Relevant Extracurricular Activities

  1. Life memberof Nepal Physical Society (NPS) from 22nd Ashadh 2058 B.S.
  2. Served as a Vice-Presidentof Society of Nepalese Students in Korea (SONSIK), 2009/2010.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Binod Adhikari

Name: Binod Adhikari

Degree: PhD

Name of the University:INPE – InstitutoNacional de PesquisasEspaciais,

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Specialization:Space Geo-Physics

Research Interest:Ionosphere, Magnetosphere, Solid Earth Geophysics, Solar Physics, Cosmic Ray.

E-mail:binod.adhi@gmail.com

Research work:

Publications:

 

  1. B Adhikari, NP Chapagain, Polar Cap Potential and Merging Electric Field during High Intensity Long Duration Continuous Auroral Activity, Journal of Nepal Physical Society3 (1), 6-17
  2. NirajBhattarai, Narayan P. Chapagain, B .Adhikari, Total Electron Content and Electron Density Profile Observations during Geomagnetic Storms using COSMIC Satellite Data, Discovery, International.

 

  1. Daily, Seasonal and Monthly Variation of Middle-low latitudes Magnetic Field during Low Solar Activity. Discovery, 2017, 53(255), 181-190
  2. Study of Field Aligned Current (FAC), IMF (Ey), Northward (X) and Eastward (Y) Components of Geomagnetic Field during Super Sub-Storm. Earth and space science
  3. Analysis of Super Sub-storm Events with Reference to Polar Cap Potential and Polar Cap index.” Earth and Space Science.
  4. HILDCAA-Related Effects Recorded in Middle Low Latitude Magnetometers, Phd Thesis, (2015).
  5. Study of Field Aligned Current (FAC), Interplanetary Electric Field Component (Ey), Interplanetary Magnetic Field Component (Bz), Northward (X) and Eastward (Y) Components of Geomagnetic Field during Supersubstorm,Earth and space science
  6. Analysis of Geomagnetic Storms Using Wavelet Transforms, Journal of Nepal Physical Society

 

Under Review

 

  1. Development of Geomagnetically Induced Current during Geomagnetic Storms. Advances in Space Research.
  2. Impacts on Cosmic-Ray Intensity Observed during Geomagnetic Disturbances, Solar Physics.
  3. Study of Energy Released during Earthquake by Wavelet Analysis. Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics

Ongoing Thesis/project:

  1. A RESEARCH PROPOSAL FOR THE STUDY OF VLF (Very Low Frequency waves) WAVEFor UGC Research Grant for Faculty Members

UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION, Sanothimi, Bhaktapur, Nepal, RESEARCH DIVISION

  1. A RESEARCH PROPOSAL: Periodicities Observed on SOLAR FLUX INDEX (F7) DURING Geomagnetic Disturbances, For RESEARCH GRANT APPLICATION, Nepal Academy of Science and Technology
  2. Students’ Thesis/project work: (Bachelors/Master/PhD)
  3. More than 5 Students are enrolled on master dissertation.
  4. 8 students are enrolled on master project work.
  5. 3 students are enrolled on Bachelors project work.
  6. One student is enrolled on PhD program (Co-Supervisor).

Research Team

  1. Dr. Narayan Chapagain ,Central Department of Physics, Tribhuvan University.
  2. Carlos Roberto Braga,INPE – InstitutoNacional de PesquisasEspaciais, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  3. SudiptasasmalUniversity of Calcutta.

 KishorSah
Name:  Hari KishorSah

Degree: Master of Science in Condensed Matter Physics

Name of the University: Norwegian university of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway

Degree: M.Sc. in Physics,T.U.Nepal

Specialization: Solid State physics and Condensed Matter physics

Research Interest: Solar materials and Atmospheric physics

E-mail:harikishors@hotmail.com

Teaching Experience: 20 yrs (since 1997 to now)

Taught institutions:  Tri-Chandra College, Kathmandu, Laboratory Higher Secondary School, Kirtipur, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel and St.Xavier’sCollege,Maitighar, Kathmandu (present )

Research work:

Thesis:Surface studies of as-cut silicon for solar cells.

 

Project:

  • Mathematical Modeling of Temperature Distribution on the Upper Surface of the Jumla (high altitude place) Design Metal Stove.
  • An overview of the latest IPCC report detailing with sources of CO2.
  • Possibilities and current status of solar energy activities in Nepal.
  • Mean field theory and landau theory for phase transitions, including small fields.

Students’ project work:

 

  • Variation of refractive index of transparent liquid with temperature and concentration.
  • Variation of dielectric constant of organic liquid with temperature.

 

 

 

 

Basu Dev Ghimire

Name:  Basu Dev Ghimire

Degree: Master in Physics (M.Sc.)

Name of the University: Tribhuvan University

Specialization: Plasma

Research Interest:

  1. Ionospheric Temperature Electron Contain (TEC)
  2. Very Low Frequency (VLF)
  3. Astro Plasma

E-mail: basu.ghimire99@gmail.com

Research work:

  1. Publications:

 

  1. A Study of Night Time Fluctuation Using Terminator Time Method in Maine, USA Using a Signal of 24.10 KHz from Kiel Long Wave Monitor.

Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research (IJIR) Vol-2, Issue-12, 2016 ISSN: 2454-1362,        http://www.onlinejournal.in Imperial

  1. A Study On The Detection Of Solar Flares And Its Effects On The Daytime Fluctuation Of VLF Amplitude And Geomagnetic Variation Using A Signal Of 22.10 KHz Transmitted From England And Received At Kiel Longwave Monitor For 2015,Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research (IJIR) Vol-2, Issue-12, 2016 ISSN: 2454-1362,
  2. A Study on the Terminator Times for the Signal of 52.10 Khz Transmitted From Crimrod, UK Received at Kiel Lonwave Monitor, Germany

International Journal of Recent Research and Review, Vol. IX, Issue 4, December 2016 ,ISSN 2277 – 8322

  1. A STUDY ON PRECURSORS TO THE ITALY EARTHQUAKE M.6.2 USING VLF SIGNAL OF NSY(45.9 KHz) RECEIVED AT KIEL LONGWAVE MONITOR

Acta Geophysica

 

  1. Ongoing Thesis/project:

Seasonal variation of Temperature Electron Contain (TEC)

Annual And Semi-Annual oscillation of Atmosphere by VLF

Background Radiation Study in Various Place

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ram SundarMatang

Name:  Ram SundarMatang

Degree: Master degree in Physics

Name of University:Trivuwan University

Specialization: Biomedical Physics

Research Interest: Radiation physics and medical physics

E-mail: rsmatang@gmail.com

Research activities:

  1. Publications:Abstract accepted by Nepal Academy of Science and Technology The Sixth National Conference on Science and Technology, 2012
  2. Research work: A study on occupational radiation protection at radiation therapy department of P. Koirala Memorial cancer Hospital, Bharatpur,Chitwan

 

  1. Ongoing Thesis/project: A project work on ‘A study of radiation level at X-ray rooms of different hospitals in Kathmandu valley’.

 

  1. Students’ Thesis/project work: A comparative study of TLD results of Bhaktapur cancer hospital and Norvic Hospital

 

 

 

 

 Birendra Prasad Pant

Name:       Birendra Prasad Pant

Degree: Master’s degree in Physics

Name of the University:Tribhuvan University

Specialization: Astrophysics

Research Interest: Observational astronomy, high energy physics and space science

E-mail:  ptbiren@gmail.com

Research work:

  1. Publications: Research paper entitled“STUDY OF FLUX EMITTED FROM THE OUTER SURFACE OF STAR SIRIUS OBSERVED FROM THE NATIONAL OBSERVATORY NAGARKOT , NEPAL” published  on Scientific World (Volume 11, Number 11, July 2013) published by Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment B.P. Koirala Memorial Planetarium Observatory and Science Museum Development Board.

 

  1. Ongoing Thesis/project: Estimation of Global Solar Radiation and Solar Mapping

 

  1. Students’ Thesis/project work: Observational Astronomy

 

 

 

 

 Gopal Jha

 Name: Gopal Jha

Degree: Master degree in Physics

Name of the University:Trivuwan University

Specialization: Plasma physics

Research Interest: Thermal transport in laser produced plasma

E-mail: gopalzha10@gmail.com

Research work:

  1. Publications: Reference book for Mathematical physics for M.sc. 1styear
  2. Research work: Thermal transport in laser produced plasma using Fokker’s Plank’s equation

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

Yagya Bahadur Phuyal

 Name: YagyaBahadurPhuyal

Degree: Master degree in Physics

Name of the University:Trivuwan University

Specialization: Plasma physics

Research Interest: High Energy Plasma

E-mail: yogeshphuyal@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Binod Regmi

Name:  Binod Regmi

Degree: Master’s degree

Name of the University: Tribhuvan University

Specialization: Cosmology and Gravitation

Research Interest: Material science, Astrophysics, Space Geophysics

E-mail: regmibinod53@gmail.com, regmi_binod12@yahoo.com

Trainings:

Software Packages in Computer (Ms Office, Maple, Matlab7.0, Mathematica, Origin 5.0,

C++, Python)

Seminar Attended:

  1. a) The Fifth National Conference of Science and Technology, 10-12 Nov, 2008, Kathmandu, Nepal Organized by National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST)
  2. b) The First Ever Exhibition on Physics-2065 “The Quanta” held on 23rd to 25th July, Central Department of Physics, Kirtipur (As an Exhibitor)
  3. c) “Ignatian Foundations for Educational Excellence” workshop conducted by Fr. Vincent Braganza, S.J. on May 29-30, 2016 at St. Xavier’s College, Kathmandu
  4. d) Participation in the “National Workshop on New Research Trends In Physics” organized by department of Physics, St. Xavier’s College, Kathmandu on Sep 3, 2016

 

Research work:

  1. Master’s Thesis: “Estimation of cosmological constant, mass, angular momentum per unit energy and density of dust particles surrounding the galaxies for 26 Face-on galaxies using their rotation curves”

 

  1. Ongoing Thesis/project: i) Characteristic study of solar flare and its effect on ionosphere

 

  1. ii) Periodicities observed on polar cap potential and polar cap indices during high intensities long duration continuous aurora activities

 

  1. Students’ Thesis/project work: Observation of effect of temperature on refractive index of medium

 

 

Research Team

Assistant prof. Narayan p. Chapagain, Dr. Binod Adhikari

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Bashu Dev Khanal                                                                   

Department of Physics

St. Xavier’s College, Maitighar

Kathmandu, Nepal

Mobile: +977-9841116405

Email: bashudev@sxc.edu.np

bashudev1@gmail.com

Educational Background:

 

  1. Master’s degree in Science (M.Sc.), Major- Physics, Central Department of Physics, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  2. Bachelor’s degree in Science (B.Sc.)Major-Physics, Mahendra Morang Adarsha Multiple Campus Biratnagar, Tribhuvan University, Nepal.

Research Interest:

Condensed Matter Physics

Relevant Extracurricular Activities:         Participation in

  1. “The Fifth National Conference on Science and Technology” (Nov 10-12, 2008 KTM)
  2. “International Conference on Frontiers of Physics” (ICFP June, 2-5, 2009 KTM)
  3. “Refresher Training for Physics Teachers” (Org. by CDP, UGC & TC, June, 7-13, 2009)
  4. “4thInternational Conference on Frontiers of Plasma Physics and Technology” (April 6-10, 2009, KTM)
  5. “Training of Physics Teacher Through Active Learning” (Org. by CDP, UGC, NPS & TC, June 1-8, 2010, KTM)
  6. “Workshop on Physics Teaching at M.Sc. First Year” (Org. by CDP, Oct 31stto Nov 2nd, 2010)
  7. “National Workshop on Computational Physics” (Org. by CDP, Apr 27thto May 1st, 2014)
  8. “Orientation Program of Fourth Year of Four Year B.Sc. Course” (Org. by CDP, July 21-24,2015)
  9. “Training Program on Computational Physics” (Org. by CDP, May 14-15, 2016)
  10. “National Research on New Research Trends in Physics” (Org. by St. Xavier’s College, Maitighar, KTM, Nepal, Sep 3rd, 2016)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ajay Kumar karna

 

 

Kedar Acharya

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 KiranPudasainee

 Name: KiranPudasainee

Degree: Master in Physics (M.Sc.)

Name of the University:Tribhuvan University

Specialization: Electronics

Research Interest: Computational Study of Quantum and Bio-Medical Physics.

E-mail: kpudasainee99@gmail.com

Research work:

  1. Publications:

 

  1. Ongoing Thesis/project: Best on Computational Study of Quantum and Bio-Medical Physics for Master and Bachelor’s level students.

 

  1. Students’ Thesis/project work: Arrangement of photosynthesis pigments and co-factors in purple bacteria reaction center in the periphery of special pair of

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Jeevan Jyoti Nakarmi’

Professor

Name:                    Jeevan Jyoti Nakarmi

Degree:                  Ph D in Plasma Physics

University:             Tribhuvan University

Specialization:       Theoretical Physics

Research interest:

Quantum theory of radiation and its interaction with atoms, thin film deposition and       water treatment by photo-catalytic effect using thin film

email:                     nakarmijj@gmail.com

Research work:

Publication

  1. Modeling of Thermal Transport using Fokker-Planck Equation in Laser produced Plasma, Proceeding of the 1996, ed. Hugai and Hayashi, p-1662, 1996
  2. Strong Magnetic Field Generation in Laser-Plasma, Journal of Nepal Physical Society, 13, 1, 1996
  3. Analytical Derivation of Thermal Transport as a Function of Self Generated Magnetic field in Inertial Confinement Fusion Plasma, Proceedings of IInd National Conference on Science and Technology, RONAST, 1994
  4. Non-local Model for Thermal Transport in Lorentz Plasma, The Nepali math. Sc. Report, 16, 91, 1997
  5. Inhibition of Thermal Transport in Lorentz plasma due to Self consistent Electric field, Journal of Nepal Physical Society, 15 30, 1998
  6. Effect of Pondermotive Force on Self Generation of Magnetic Field and Absorption Coefficient in Laser Plasma, Proceeding of IIrd National Conference on Science and Technology, RONAST, p-408, 1999
  7. Effect of Finite but Weak Electron Inertia delay on Plasma Sheath formation (Recently presented at 18thnational symposium on plasma science and technology, PLASMA-2003, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, Dec. 08-11, 2003)
  8. Theoretical study of Self Generation of Magnetic field due to Resonance absorption of light Laser light in Plasma, Proceeding of IVth National Conference on Science and Technology, NAST, p-1748, 2004
  9. Theoretical Study on Thermal Transport in Laser Plasma by using Fokker-Planck Model, Proceeding of IVth National Conference on Science and Technology, NAST, p-1755, 2004
  10. Laser Absorption in Plasma by Inverse Bremsstrahlung, Proceeding of IVth National Conference on Science and Technology, NAST, p-1763, 2004
  11. Theoretical study of Absorption of radiation in Plasma, Proceeding of IVth National Conference on Science and Technology, NAST, p-1770, 2004
  12. Theoretical study of Effect of Finite but Weak electron inertia on Plasma Sheath Formation, Proceeding of IVth National Conference on Science and Technology, NAST, p-1782, 2004
  13. Time Correlation function Expression for the Thermal Transport Coefficients, Proceeding of IVth National Conference on Science and Technology, NAST, p-1878, 2004
  14. Study of the Stimulated Brillouin Instability in the Underdense Plasma Region Heated with Laser Light, Journal of Institute of Science and technology, TU, p-111, 2007-08
  15. An Introduction to Multiphoton Ionization and Study of ionization rate of Hydrogen Atom, IIIrd IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics, 8-10 Oct 2008, Seoul South Korea
  16. Properties of ZnO:Al Films Prepared by Spin Coating of Aged Precursor Solution, Bulletin of Koren Chemical Society, 31, 112-115 (2010)
  17. Synthesis And Study of Structural, Optical and Morphological Properties of ZnO Thin Films and Their Application in Photoelectrocatalytic Inactivation of Esherichia Coli, Journal of American Academic Research (JAAR), 3 (12), 1-19 (2015)
  18. One, Two and Three Photon Absorption in Atomic Hydrogen, Nepal Journal of Science and Technology, 12, 324-329 (2011)
  19. An Introduction to Multiphoton Ionization and Study of Ionization Rate of Hydrogen Atom, The Himalayan Physics, 3, 40-43, (2012)
  20. An Angular Distribution of Three Photon Ionization in Presence of Multiple Laser Beams, Journal of Nepal Physical Society, Vol. 3, 18-23, (2015)
  21. Dye-sensitized solar cell using extract of Punica granatum L. pomegranate (Bedana) as a natural sensitizer
  22. Synthesis of Zincoxide Nanorods and Its Application to Humidity Sensor, Journal of Institute of Science and Technology, 20(1), 36-39  (2015)
  23. Vibrational frequency analysis of CH3Cl molecule; ab initio study, The Himalayan Physics, 4, 142-145 (2013)
  24. Significance of neutrino-neutrino interaction in neutrino oscillation in core-collapse supernova, BIBECHANA, 12, 89-95 (2015)
  25. Theoretical study on Structural and Electronics Properties of Boron and Boron Nitride Nanodics: A Density Functional Approach, International Journal of Computer & Mathematical Sciences, 4, 103-104 (2015)
  26. Two-stream instability using Patricle-in-cell simulation, IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science (2009).
  27. Free-free Scattering Theory of the Elastic Scattering of an Electron, International Journal of Physics, 3 (1), pp 32-39 (2015)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Raju Bhai Tyata

Name: Raju Bhai Tyata

Degree: PhD in Physics

Name of the University: Kathmandu University

Specialization:Low Temperature Plasma Physics

Research Interest: Atmospheric pressure plasma and its application

E-mail:rbtyata@yahoo.con

Research work:

  1. Publications: 20
  2. Ongoing Thesis/project: 1
  3. Students’ Thesis/project work: 3

AAKASH POKHERAL
Name: AAKASH POKHERAL

Degree: Masters of Science (Physics)

Name of the University:Tribhuvan University

Specialization: Non-Linear Dynamics, Econophysics, Atmospheric Physics

Research Interest: Non-linear Dynamics, AMO physics, Analytical Optics

E-mail: aakash@physics.com.np

Research work:

  1. Publications:

 

  1. Ongoing Thesis/project:
  2. The study on C-C transfer energy of carbon nano tube
  3. A case study on the effect of radiation around Maitighar area

 

 

Students’ Thesis/project work:

  1. A Study on Change in Carbon to Carbon Transfer Energy in Graphene

and its Electrical Property

  1. The study of Photo-Voltaic module and effect on its efficiency