D e p a r t m e n t   o f

Physics

Name

Dr. V. Sivakumar

Head of the Department / Senior Lecturer

B.Sc. (Perad.), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Atlanta, USA)

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About Me

Positions Held

Coordinator, Faculty Quality Assurance Cell (FQAC), Faculty of Science - (01-09-2019 - 28-02-2021)

Graduate Coordinator, M.Sc. in Medical Physics, Postgraduate Institute of Science (PGIS) - (06-06-2019 - to date)

Postdoctoral Researcher, Dept. of Chemistry and Earth Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar. - (April 2013 – May 2016)

Chairperson, Board of Study in Physics, Postgraduate Institute of Science, Peradeniya, - (January 2010 – February 2013)

Graduate Coordinator, M. Sc. in Medical Physics, Postgraduate Institute of Science, (PGIS) - (October 2005 – February 2013)

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Member of the Board of Management of the Postgraduate Institute of Science, Peradeniya - (January 2010 – February 2013)

Visiting Scientist, National Institute of Fundamental Studies, Kandy, Sri Lanka - (October 2004 – December 2008)

Ongoing Research and Projects

Ultrafast chemical reaction that can be detected spectrochemically using pump-probe techniques: Time-resolved UV-Vis and Step-scan FTIR.

Dosimetry in diagnostic medical imaging procedures.

Memberships & Awards

Membership-Award

Member of Sigma pi Sigma, The National Physics Honor Society

Membership-Award

Presidential Awards for Scientific Excellence (Sri Lanka) – Years 2007 and 2008

Membership-Award

Outstanding Advanced Graduate Student Award in Physics 2002/2003:
For superior research accomplishments and service to the department,
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA

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Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award in Physics 2001/2002:
For performance in meeting instructional responsibilities,
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA