Faculty

Dr. Pratibha Jolly
principal
Designation: Principal, Miranda House
Years in Miranda: 1980 -1988; 2005- onwards
Educational Qualifications:
B.Sc. (Honours) Physics, 1973, Miranda House, University of Delhi.
M.Sc. Physics, 1975, Miranda House, University of Delhi.
Ph.D., 1980, University of Delhi
Area of doctoral research:
Theoretical Chemical Physics
Thesis Title:
Variational Functions of the Padé Type: A Study of the Ground State of Helium Atom
Current Areas of Research:
Physics Education, Development of Innovative Laboratories and Data-acquisition systems, Use of Computer-based Technologies in Education, Cognitive Studies on Students’ Learning

E-mail: principal@mirandahouse.ac.in


Dr. Mallika Verma
Designation: Reader
Year of Joining:1985
Educational Qualifications:
B.Sc. (Honours) Physics, 1976, Miranda House, University of Delhi.
M.Sc. Physics (Electronics), 1978, Miranda House, University of Delhi.
M.Phil. 1979, Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi.
Dissertation title: Capacitance and Conductance Studies on MOS Structures of Silicon and Gallium Arsenide
Ph.D., 1985, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
Thesis title: Studies on the preparation and Semiconductor Properties of Clad Silicon Fibres
Area of Research:
• Solid State Electronics.
• Physics Education.
• Electronics Projects.

Course coordinator: Certificate in Office Automation and Web Designing


Dr. Rashmi Rakshit
rashmi
Designation: Reader
Year of Joining: 1988
Educational Qualifications:
B.Sc. (Honours) Physics, 1981, Hindu College.
M.Sc. Physics, 1983, Department of Physics, IIT Delhi.
Ph.D., 1987, Center For Energy Studies, IIT Delhi.
Thesis Title : Evaluation of Passive Techniques in Non Conditioned Buildings.
Area of Research:
Solar Architecture, Passive Concepts in Architecture.

Dr. Sanju
sanju Designation: Associate Professor
Year of Joining: 1995
Educational Qualifications:
B.Sc (H) Physics, 1986, Delhi University
M.Sc Physics ( with Electronics as special paper), 1988, Delhi University
PhD, 2001, Department of Physics and Astrophysics, Delhi University
Area of Research: Nonlinear Dynamics

Dr. Vandana Verma
Vandan
Designation: Reader
Year of Joining: 1996
Educational Qualifications:
B.Sc. (Honours) Physics, 1989, Hansraj College.
M.Sc. Physics, 1991, Hansraj College.
Ph.D. in Experimental High Energy Physics, Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi.
Thesis Title: Intermittency Phenomenon in 800 GeV Proton-Emulsion Nuclei interactions.
Area of Research:
• Particle Physics and Field Theory
• Experimental High Energy Physics
• Digital Electronics.

Dr. Abha Dev Habib
abha
Designation: Lecturer
Year of Joining: adhoc Lecturer from July 2001- March 2005; Permanent Faculty from March 10, 2005.
Educational Qualifications:
B.Sc. (Honours) Physics, 1994, Miranda House.
M.Sc. Physics, 1996, Miranda House.
Ph.D., 2004, Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi.
Thesis Title: Cosmic Equation of State and Gravitational Lensing Statistics.
Area of Research:
Cosmology; Constraints on cosmological parameters in dark energy models using observational data.
Hobbies and Interests:
• Water Color Paintings.
• Dramatics; Staff advisor of Anukriti, the Hindi Dramatic Society, Miranda House.

Dr. Naorem Bilasini Devi
nbilasini devi

Designation: Assistant Professor
Year of Joining: 2005
Educational Qualifications:
B.Sc. (Honours) Physics, 1999, Miranda House.
M.Sc. Physics, 2001, Miranda House.
Ph.D. Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi.
Thesis Title: Fabrication of Nanostructures using Modified Dense Plasma Focus and their Characterization including Surface Plasmon Resonance.
Area of Research:
Plasma Processing of Nanomaterials
Hobbies and Interests:
• Gardening.


Dr. Monika Tomar
Monika
Designation: Lecturer
Year of Joining: 2004
Educational Qualifications:
B.Sc. (Honours) Physics, 1996, Miranda House, University of Delhi.
M.Sc. Physics (Electronics), 1998, Miranda House, University of Delhi.
Ph.D., 2004, Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi.
Thesis title: Studies on the Temperature Stability of Zinc Oxide and Lithium Niobate Surface Acoustic Wave devices.
Area of Research:
• Experimental Material Science.
• Electronics
• Physics Education
Hobbies and Interests:
• Setting up new experiments
• Electronics Projects

Ms. Sumana Devi
Sumana devi

Designation:Assistant Professor
Year of Joining:2009
Educational Qualifications:
B.Sc. (Non-Medical),2003, P.G. College Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh University,Summerhill-shimla.
M.SC. (Physics),2005, Himachal Pradesh University, Summerhill-Shimla
M.Phil.Physics,2008, Himachal Pradesh University, Summerhill-Shimla.
Area of Research:
Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics




Dr. Charu Goel
Charu Goel Designation:Assistant Professor
Year of Joining: 2009
Educational Qualifications: 
B.Sc. (Honours) Physics, 2000, Hans Raj College, University of Delhi. 
M.Sc. Physics, 2002, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. 
Ph.D., 2006, Department of PhysicsIndian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
Thesis title: Studies on fiber designs for enhanced optical fiber amplifier performance
Area of Research:
•Optical fiber amplifiers
•Optical Waveguides
Hobbies and Interests: 
Travelling, Listening to music, Reading
   

Support Staff

Lab Assistant

Shri Raj Kumar Rana

Shri Ranveer Singh

Shri Khem Raj

Shri Cherian Daniel

Shri Vinod Kumar

Shri Satish Kumar

Shri Sahansarpal Singh

Shri Naveen Chandra Bhatt

Lab Attendent

Shri Naresh Kumar

Shri Shashi Kumar

Shri Balwant

Mr. Jay Prakash

Shri Himanshu

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