Dr. G.V. Pavan Kumar

Associate Professor,

Department of Physics,

h-cross, experimental physics building,

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune

Pune, Maharashtra 411008, India

e-mail: pavan[at]iiserpune.ac.in

blog: https://backscattering.wordpress.com/

Google Scholar Page

Career

 

Research Interests:

Nanophotonics, Soft Matter Physics

Research Employments:

  • Associate Professor (since Apr 2017) - IISER, Pune

  • Assistant Professor (Oct 2013 - Apr 2017) - IISER, Pune

  • Ramanujan Fellow (Physical Sciences) (Nov 2010 - Oct 2013) - IISER, Pune

  • Assistant Professor [c] (May-Nov 2010) -IISER, Pune

  • Post-Doc Fellow, Purdue University, USA

  • ICFO Fellow , ICFO - The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain

  • Ph.D. (2008) - JNCASR, Bangalore (thesis title: Utilization of Surface enhanced Raman scattering in biomolecular detection and characterization)

  • M.Sc.- Physics, Bangalore University

  • B.Sc.- Physics, Maths, Electronics, M.E.S. College of Arts, Commerce & Science, Bangalore University

  • Honors Diploma in Space Science from ISRO (done during M.Sc)

Education:

Professional Membership:

  • 2013 onwards - Life member, Optical Society of India

  • 2011 onwards - Member, Optical Society of America

Awards and Honors:

  • 2018 - Swarnajayanti Fellowship (Physical Sciences)

  • 2018 - Senior member (designated), Optical Society of America

  • 2016 - Malhotra-Weikfield Foundation Award in Nanoscience

  • 2015 - NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Award (Physics)

  • 2013 - INSA Medal for Young Scientist (Physics), Indian National Science Academy (INSA)

  • 2011-15 - Associate, Indian Academy of Sciences

  • 2010 - DST Ramanujan Fellowship in Physical Sciences, Dept. of Sci. & Tech., India

  • 2008 - Juan de la Cierva Fellowship, Ministry of Science & Technology, Spain

  • 2004 - University 2nd rank in M.Sc. - Physics

  • 2003 - Prof. S.B. Bondade memorial Lecture prize, Indian Physics Association

  • 2002 - Sri S.L.V. Chary endowment prize, B.Sc. (electronics) - 1st rank

 

Teaching

 

2020 (both semesters)

Advanced Physics Laboratory for 4th year undergrads

 

2018 (Jan - May)

PHY121 - Undergrad Physics Laboratory

 

2017 (Aug - Nov)

Advanced Physics Laboratory

 

2017 (Jan - May)

PHY421 - Classical and Quantum Optics

 

2016 (Aug - Nov)

Advanced Physics Laboratory

 

2016 (Jan - May)

IDC 202 - Optics

 

2015 (Jan - May)

PHY421 - Classical and Quantum Optics

 

2014 (Jan - May)

PHY421 - Classical and Quantum Optics

Course blog

 

2013 (Aug - Nov)

CHM430 - Laboratory course in Advanced Physical Chemistry

 

2013 (Jan - May)

PHY424 - Atomic and Molecular Physics

slides

slides - Molecular Physics

 

2012 (Aug - Nov)

Laboratory course in Physics

CHM430 - Laboratory course in Advanced Physical Chemistry

 

2012 (Jan - May)

PHY323 - Advanced Physics Lab II

 

2011 (Aug - Nov)

Laboratory course in Advanced Physics

CHM430 - Laboratory course in Advanced Physical Chemistry

 

2011 (Jan - May)

PHY413 - Electronics

 

2010 (Aug - Dec)

BIO322 - Biophysics (COURSE BLOGS)

PHY121 - Laboratory course in Physics

CHM430 - Laboratory course in Advanced Physical Chemistry