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  • Prof Pankajkumar N Gajjar

  • Professor and Head
  • Gujarat University
Publications 1991 - 2020

Publications

  • 100
    Journal Articles
  • 3
    Chapters
    in Book
  • 3
    Conference
    Proceedings
  • 65
    Conference Paper
  • 2
    Editorial
  • 1
    Review
  • 6
  • 3
  • 106

Citations / H-Index

620 Citations
13 h-index
407 Citations

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Co-author Network


Expertise

Condensed Matter Physics

Study on Structural, Electronic, Optical, Phonons of bulk, 2D and 1D materials based on Density functional Theory. Empirical and model Pseudopotential based invetigations on metlas, liquid metals, semiconducting materials, alloys and compounds. Nonlinear molecular dynamics siulations for heat conduction in various linear and non linear1D chains. Modelling of thermal devices - Thermal diode, Thermal Transistor

Personal Information

Prof Pankajkumar N Gajjar

Male
Department of Physics Department of Physics, Electronics and Space Science, Gujarat University, Navrangpura
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India - 380009


Experience

  • Professor and Head

    Department of Physics, Electronics and Space Science

    Gujarat University

  • Professor

    Department of Physics, Electronics and Space Science

    Gujarat University

  • Reader

    Department of Physics

    Sardar Patel University

  • Lecturer

    Department of Physics

    Sardar Patel University

  • Lecturer

    Department of Physics

    V. P. & R. P. T. P. Science College, Vallabh Vidyanagar


Qualification

  • Ph.D

    Sardar Patel University

  • M. Phil.

    Sardar Patel University

  • M. Sc.

    Gujarat University

  • B. Sc.

    Gujarat University


Honours and Awards

2015

Post Doctoral Work and Research Discussions

Department of Physics, Xiamen University, P. R. China

2009

Post Doctoral Fellowship

Centre for Non linear Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University, HONG KONG

2008

Research interaction Visiting Fellow

National University of Singapore, SINGAPORE

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2015

Post Doctoral Work and Research Discussions

Department of Physics, Xiamen University, P. R. China

2009

Post Doctoral Fellowship

Centre for Non linear Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University, HONG KONG

2008

Research interaction Visiting Fellow

National University of Singapore, SINGAPORE

2006

Sardar Patel Research Award for best research paper published in the subject of “Physics-Electronics” during the year 2006-2007

Sardar Patel University

2006

Muljibhai Jibhai Patel Research Award for best research papers published in the subject of “Physics-Electronics” during the year 2006-2007

Sardar Patel University

2006

Bharat Jyoti Award

India International Friendship Society, New Delhi

2005

Fellow

Gujarat Science Academy

2000

Hari Ohm Ashram Prerit Shri Bhaikaka Inter - University Smarak Trust prize for the best research paper for the year 1999 - 2000 in subject Physics

Sardar Patel University

1999

Hari Ohm Ashram Prerit Shri Bhaikaka Inter - University Smarak Trust prize for the best research paper for the year 1997 - 98 in subject Physics

Sardar Patel University

1998

INSA Visiting Fellow

Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi

1997

Prof. M. S. Joshi prize for the Ph. D. Thesis

Sardar Patel University

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2017

Pseudopotential based investigation of certain electronic and physical properties of some Mg based metallic alloys

Adwait D Mevada, Gujarat University

2017

Computational Study on a Microscopic Model for thermal transistor

Mukesh G. Vachhani, Gujarat University

2016

Study of electronic properties of certain technologically important materials

Jignesh M. Panchal, Gujarat University

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2017

Pseudopotential based investigation of certain electronic and physical properties of some Mg based metallic alloys

Adwait D Mevada, Gujarat University

2017

Computational Study on a Microscopic Model for thermal transistor

Mukesh G. Vachhani, Gujarat University

2016

Study of electronic properties of certain technologically important materials

Jignesh M. Panchal, Gujarat University

2016

Study of some technologically important Invar materials using pseudopotential theory

Nirav Y. Pandya, Gujarat University

2015

Simulation of Thermal diode and thermal transistor

Pragnesh P. Patel, Gujarat University

2013

Study of Heat conduction in One-dimensional Chain of Non-linear Oscillators

Tejal N. Shah, Gujarat University

2006

Electronic Properties of Liquid Alkali Metals, Their Binary and Ternary Alloys by a local Pseudopotential

Sambit R. Mishra, Sardar Patel University

2006

Molecular Dynamics of Sodium Using Linear, Quadratic and Linear plus Quadratic Model Potentials

Vimal N. Patel, Sardar Patel University

2004

Study of Vibrational Dynamics of Binary Metallic Glasses using Pseudopotential Theory

Aditya M. Vohara, Sardar Patel University

2002

Study of Some Metallic Complexes and Related Physical Properties using Pseudopotential Theory

Minal H. Patel, Sardar Patel University

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Membership In Professional Bodies

2006

Gujarat University teachers Association (GUTA)

Member (Since 2006)

1994

Sardar Patel University Teachers Association - (SPUTA)

Member (1994-2005)

1989

Physical Society, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar

Member (1989-2005)

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2006

Gujarat University teachers Association (GUTA)

Member (Since 2006)

1994

Sardar Patel University Teachers Association - (SPUTA)

Member (1994-2005)

1989

Physical Society, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar

Member (1989-2005)

Materials Research Society of India

Life Member

Indian Association of Physics Teachers

Life Member

International Disordered Systems Associates Society

Life Member

Indian Physics Association

Life Member

Physics Alumina Association, Sardar Patel University

Life Member

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Membership In Committees

2019

Academic Council

Member (For Three Years)

2019

Faculty of Science

Dean (For Three Yeas)

2019

Exicutive Council

Member (For Three Years)

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2019

Academic Council

Member (For Three Years)

2019

Faculty of Science

Dean (For Three Yeas)

2019

Exicutive Council

Member (For Three Years)

2019

Senate Member

Member (For Three Years)

2018

Board of Studies in Physics

Member (For Three Years 2018-2021)

2017

Board of Studies in Physics, Hemchandrachary North Gujarat University, Patan

Co-opted Member (For Three Years 2017-2020)

2017

Academic Council, Central University of Gujarat

Member (For Three Years 2017-2019)

2016

Academic Council

Member (For Three Years)

2015

Academic Council

Member

2015

Board of Studies in Physics

Chairman (For Three Years 2015-2018)

2014

Academic Council

Member

2014

Board of Studies in Physics, Hemchandrachary North Gujarat University, Patan

Co-opted Member (For Three Years 2014-2017)

2013

Academic Council

Member

2013

Adhoc Board of Studies in M. Sc. Electronic, Hemchandrachary North Gujarat University, Patan

Member (For Three Years 2013-2016)

2012

Academic Council

Member

2012

Board of Studies in Physics

Chairman (For Three Years 2012-2015)

2012

Adhoc Board of Studies in Space Science and its Applications

Member (For Three Years)

2012

Adhoc Board of Studies in B. Sc. Fire

Convener (For Three Years)

2011

Board of Studies in Physics, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar

Co-opted Member (For Three Years 2011-2014)

2011

Faculty of Sciences, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar

Member (For Three Years 2011-2014)

2011

Board of Studies in Physics, Hemchandrachary North Gujarat University, Patan

Co-opted Member (For Three Years 2011-2014)

2011

Board of Studies in Applied Physics Faculty of Technology & Engineering, The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara

Expert Member (For Three Years 2011-2014)

2011

Committee of the Courses in Physics, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur

Member (For Three Years 2011-2014)

2009

Board of Studies in Physics

Member (For Three Years 2009-2012)

2009

Adhoc Board of Studies in Space Science and its Applications

Member (For Three Years)

2009

Adhoc Board of Studies in B. Sc. Fire

Member (For Three Years)

2008

Board of Studies in Physics, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar

Co-opted Member (For Three Years 2008-2011)

2008

Faculty of Sciences, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar

Member (For Three Years 2008-2011)

2008

Board of Studies in Physics, Hemchandrachary North Gujarat University, Patan

Co-opted Member (For Three Years 2008-2011)

2008

Board of Studies in Physics & Meteorology, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara

Expert Member (For Three Years 2008-2011)

2008

Faculty of Science, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara

Co-opted Member (For Three Years 2008-2011)

2007

Adhoc Board of Studies in Space Science and its Applications

Member (For Three Years)

2007

Adhoc Board of Studies in B. Sc. Fire

Member (For Three Years)

2005

Faculty of Science

Member (2005 onwards till date)

2005

Board of Studies in Physics Hemchandrachary North Gujarat University, Patan

Co-opted Member (For Three Years 2005-2008)

2005

Faculty of Science, Hemchandrachary North Gujarat University, Patan

Member (For Three Years 2005-2008)

2000

Board of Studies in Physics, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar

Member (For Three Years 2002-2005)

1999

Board of Studies in Physics, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar

Member (For Three Years 1999-2002)

1996

Board of Studies in Physics, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar

Member (For Three Years 1996-1999)

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Research Projects

DRS-SAP-II

Funding Agency : University Grants Commission, New Delhi

DST-FIST-I

Funding Agency : Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi

DRS-SAP-I

Funding Agency : University Grants Commission, New Delhi

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DRS-SAP-II

Funding Agency : University Grants Commission, New Delhi

DST-FIST-I

Funding Agency : Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi

DRS-SAP-I

Funding Agency : University Grants Commission, New Delhi

DST-FIST-I

Funding Agency : Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi

STUDY OF SOME ELEMENTS, ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS OF GROUP II TOVI BY PSEUDOPOTENTIAL THEORY

Funding Agency : University Grants Commission, New Delhi

THEORETICAL INVESTIGATION OF SOME METALLIC ALLOYS AND METALLIC GLASSES BY PSEUDOPOTENTIAL THEORY

Funding Agency : University Grants Commission, New Delhi

ON SOME APPLICATIONS OF LOCAL PSEUDOPOTENTIALS AT METALLIC DENSITY

Funding Agency : University Grants Commission, New Delhi

STUDY OF SOME LOCAL PSEUDOPOTENTIALS

Funding Agency : University Grants Commission, New Delhi

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