Physics Department

To equip students with knowledge to understand and apply the basics of physics to help improve the quality of life through practical solutions to common problems.


To provide quality education in the are of Physics to assist Engineers to understand the basic technology and apply them effectively.
To interact with faculty and students of all disciplines of Engineering to promote innovation, creativity and professionalism with the larger ambition of taking the Institution to greater visibility and higher standard.

Academic Courses

Advanced Material Technology (Open Elective)
Opto Electronic Devices (Open Elective)

Research Programmes

Ph D – Nonlinear optics – Crystal Growth

Ongoing Projects

VTU funded research Project- Growth and characterization of nano crystals

Name of the Laboratories

Engineering Physics Research Laboratory ( crystal growth & NLO)

About the Department

The department has maintained a creditable record of teaching and research. It has well qualified and experienced faculty with doctorates. The department has 17 original research publications in national / international journals and 23 national/ international conference proceedings till date. Department is recognized as VTU research centre to offer PhD/ MSc (Engg) through research programmes. At present three students are pursuing their Ph D in this centre. The department has collaborative research programmes with some reputed Universities & Institutes.
Faculty Details

Names Designation Specialization Email Address
Dr.Sharada G Prabhu Professor Crystal Growth, Composite Materials
Dr. G K Shivakumar Director Thin films
Dr.Manjunath K B Asst.Professor Gd.III /HOD Crystal Growth, Composite Materials
Mrs. Shobha R Prabhu Asst. Professor Gd.III Crystal Growth and Characterisation
Mr. Raghavendra Bairy Asst. Professor Non linear Optics
Mr. Shekar Poojari Asst. Professor Physics