DBS (PG) College Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Department of Physics

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DBS College was started in 1961 with Chemistry, Geology, Economics, Maths, English and Hindi at under graduate level. Physics was introduced in this series in 1962. Dr. R.S. Srivastava joined the college in 1963 as Head, Department of Physics. Four students completed their Ph.D under his supervision.

The Department was upgraded to P.G. level in 1969 (13.8.69) with specialization in solid state Physics). In 1981, during the headship of Dr. R.S. Srivastava, by incessant efforts of departmental faculty member viz Dr.G.K.Gupta, Dr. V.K.Bhatnagar, Dr. Ashok Kumar, Dr. K. Sen, Dr. B.P.Tyagi, Dr. D.P.Joshi, Dr (Mrs.) V.Dikshit and Dr. S.R.Verma, the electronics lab was started and specialization in Electronics was granted by HNB Garhwal, University.

In 1994, Dr. G.K.Gupta took the charge as Head of department (1994-2006). During his period a DST-FIST Grant of Rs. 28,00,000/- was sanctioned to start a Laser & Photonics and Computer Laboratories.

Dr. V.K.Bhatnagar later took over the charge as head in 2006. During his tenure Laser lab was expanded and many new experiments were added with the efforts of Dr. S.R.Verma, the Head of the department since 2011 and in charge Dr. (Mrs.) V.Dikshit. Laser Laboratory, now it is equipped with many new experiments viz. Michelson interferometer, velocity of Ultra-sonic waves, study of diffraction and interference by He-Ne laser and so on.

When the department was raised to PG level the number of teaching faculty was nine, which included Dr. R.S.Srivastava, Dr. K.N.Bhatnagar (who later qualified I.A.S.), Dr. V.K.Goyal (Presently at Kurukshetra University), Dr. G.K.Gupta (presently HOD, Physics, Graphic Era University); Dr. Ashok Kumar (later became Principal, DAV (PG) College, Dehradun), Dr.V.K.Bhatnagar, Sh. R.K.Sharma (Retd. as Chief commissioner Income Tax), Dr. K.Sen Dr.B. P.Tyagi followed by Dr. D.P.Joshi (presently Chairman, Uttarakhand Public Service Commission).

It is a matter of great pleasure that under the able supervision of our erudite faculty members more than 20 Ph.D. degrees have been awarded and about 75 research papers have been published in reputed National as well as International Journals. Dr. S.R. Verma has authored 4 books.

Finally the physics department owes its gratitude to Mr. K.N. Ghosh (Sr. Tech. Asst), Shri Sanjeev Sharma (Lab Astt), Shri P.N. Tiwari, Shri Chhoteram Tiwari, Shri Vikas Sharma and Shri Maheshanand. The Department could not have performed well without their tireless efforts and zeal. choice.

Staff Detail

8 Record(s)

Dr. O. P. Kulshrestha

Designation Principal/Professor
Qualification M.Sc., Ph.D
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Dr. S. R. Verma

Designation HOD and Associate Professor
Qualification M.Sc., M.Phill, Ph.D
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Dr. (Smt.) Vidula Dixit

Designation Associate Professor
Qualification M.Sc., Ph.D
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Dr. Rupesh Kumar

Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification M.Sc., D.Phill
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Mr. Arvind Kumar

Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification M.Sc., NET
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Dr. Vindesh Kumar Dwivedi

Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification M.Sc., CSIR - JRF/NET, Ph.D. IIT Delhi
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Dr. Saurabh Kumar Srivastava

Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification M.Sc., CSIR - JRF/NET, Ph.D. IIT Delhi
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Dr. Aradhana Sharma

Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification M.Sc., CSIR - NET, Ph.D.
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