Physics Department

OUR DEPARTMENTS

Dr M S Roxy

roxyms@gmail.com
+91 9495243029

Designation

  • Assistant Professor

Department

  • Physics

Edu. Qualifications

  • MSc
  • MPhil
  • BEd
  • PhD

Areas of Interest/Specialisation

  • Micro meteorology
  • Atmospheric Science

Courses/subject Taught

  • Electronics
  • Spectroscopy
  • Research methodology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Nuclear and Particle Physics
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Statistical Physics

Field of Research

  • Micro meteorology
  • Atmospheric Science

Guideship Details

  • Research guide in Physics , Faculty of Science , Kerala University.
    Research Centre- Department of Of Physics, S N College, Kollam,
    Order Number-Ac. E VI(4)/24213/2016 dated 29/11/2016.

Experience

  • 13 years research experience & 8 years teaching experience

Scholarships/Fellowships Obtained

  • Kerala University merit scholarship 2000-2003, 2003-2005

Extension Activities

  • Member -Legal literacy cell
  • Faculty advisor: CBCSS
  • Coordinator : Energy Conservation Club

Papers Published

  • Estimation of soil moisture and its effect on soil thermal characteristics at Astronomical Observatory, Thiruvananthapuram, south Kerala, M.S.Roxy, V.B.Sumithranand and G. Renuka, J. Earth Syst. Sci. 123, No. 8, December 2014, pp. 1793–1807. ISSN: 0253-4126 (print version);0973-774X (electronic version) Impact factor 1.646.
  • Soil heat flux and day time surface energy balance closure at astronomical observatory, Thiruvananthapuram, south Kerala, M.S.Roxy, V.B.Sumithranand and G. Renuka, J. Earth Syst. Sci. 123, No. 4, June 2014, pp. 741–750. ISSN: 0253-4126 (print version);0973-774X (electronic version) Impact factor 1.646.
  • Variability of soil moisture and its relationship with surface albedo and soil thermal diffusivity at Astronomical Observatory, Thiruvananthapuram, south Kerala, M.S.Roxy, V.B.Sumithranand and G. Renuka, J. Earth Syst. Sci., 14, 2010, 507-517. ISSN: 0253-4126 (print version);0973-774X (electronic version) Impact factor 1.646.
  • Analysis of air temperature at Astronomical Observatory, Thiruvananthapuram using Fourier Techniques, M.S.Roxy, V.B.Sumithranand and G. Renuka, Ultra Science, 22 (2),2010, 279-282, ISSN 2231-3478
  • Variability of surface albedo with soil moisture and soil temperature at Astronomical Observatory,Thiruvananthapuram, V.B.Sumithranand, M.S.Roxy and G. Renuka, Ultra Science, 21 (1), 2009, 63-66, ISSN 2231-3478
  • Fabrication and Characterisation of Basalt Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Laminate for Low Frequency Passive Noise Reduction : Transfer Matrix Approach”, Sreeja Rajappan , Premlet Baskaran and Roxy.M.S, , JUSPS-B, Vol.30(7) ISSN – 2231-3478 (Print) 2319-8052 (Online), 72-80. July 2018.
  • Conformational profile, vibrational assignments, NLO properties and molecular docking of biologically active herbicide1,1-dimethyl-3-phenylurea, K. Haruna, Veena S. Kumar, Y. Sheena Mary ,S.A. Popoola , Renjith Thomas , M.S.Roxy, A.A. Al-Saadi, Heliyon, ISSN 2405-8440 , Volume 5(6), article id E01987. June 2019. Impact factor 1.65 .
  • Synthesis, spectral properties, chemical descriptors and light harvesting studies of a new bioactive azo imidazole compound, Veena S.Kumar, Y. SheenaMary, KiranPradhan, DhirajBrahman, Y. ShymaMary, RenjithThomas, M.S.Roxy, C. VanAlsenoy, Journal of Molecular Structure, Volume 1199, article id. 127025. January 2020. Impact factor 2.463.
  • Spectral characterization, thermochemical studies, periodic SAPT calculations and detailed quantum mechanical profiling various physicochemical properties of 3,4 dichlorodiuron, Haruna , Veena S. Kumar ,Sanja J. Armaković, Stevan Armaković , Y. Sheena Mary, Renjith Thomas, Saheed A. Popoola g, A.R. Almohammedi, M.S.Roxy, A.A. Al-Saadi, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, Volume 228, article id.117580. March 2020. Impact factor 3.232
  • Conformational analysis and quantum descriptors of two new imidazole derivatives by experimental, DFT, AIM, molecular docking studies and adsorption activity on graphene, Veena S. Kumar, , Y. Sheena Mary, Kiran Pradhan, Dhiraj Brahman, Y. Shyma Mary, Goncagül Serdaroglu, , Ali Shokuhi Rad, M.S. Roxy, Heliyon, ISSN 2405-8440 , Volume 6, Issue 10, article id e05182. October 2020. Impact factor 1.65

Papers Presented

  • Meteorological parameters and Soil temperature variability at Observatory, Thiruvananthapuram, M S Roxy , V. B Sumithranand and G Renuka ,GLOWINO 2008, DBT Sponsored National Seminar, Organized by Lekshmipuram College of Arts & Science, Tamil Nadu, 22-23 August 2008
  • Effect of soil parameters on surface albedo at Observatory, Thiruvananthapuram, V. B Sumithranand, M S Roxy , and G Renuka GLOWINO 2008, DBT Sponsored National Seminar, Organized by Lekshmipuram College of Arts & Science, Tamil Nadu, 22-23 August 2008
  • Surface albedo and its variability with solar elevation angle and soil moisture at Astronomical Observatory, Thiruvananthapuram, M S Roxy , V. B Sumithranand and G Renuka, Earth system science section, 97th Indian Science Congress, organized by VSSC and University of Kerala, 3-7 January 2010
  • Sub-soil temperature and soil thermal diffusivity at Astronomical Observatory, Thiruvananthapuram, V. B Sumithranand, M S Roxy , and G Renuka Earth system science section, 97th Indian Science Congress, organized by V S S C and University of Kerala, 3-7 January 2010
  • Variation of fractional anisotropy and apparent diffusion coefficient with respect to the brain structure in high grade gliomas, R S Jayasree and M S Roxy, Medical Sciences section, 97th Indian Science Congress, organized by V S S C and University of Kerala, 3-7 January 2010
  • Diffusion tensor imaging of Glioma using magnetic resonance, M S Roxy , and R S Jayasree, National Conference on Recent Trends in Optoelectronics and Laser Technology (NCOL 2007), organized by Department of Optoelectronics, University of Kerala, 9-11 April 2007
  • Analysis of soil temperature at eastern tropical region by fourier techniques, M S Roxy , V. B Sumithranand and G Renuka National Seminar on Recent Trends in Space Physics, organized by Department of Physics, University of Kerala, May 2011
  • Evaluation of three algorithms for estimating soil thermal diffusivity at Astronomical Observatory, Thiruvananthapuram, V. B Sumithranand, M S Roxy , and G Renuka National Seminar on Recent Trends in Space Physics, organized by Department of Physics, University of Kerala, May 2011
  • Day time Surface Energy Balance Closure at Astronomical Observatory, Thiruvananthapuram, M S Roxy , V. B Sumithranand and G Renuka Earth system science section, 25th Kerala Science Congress, organized by KSCSTE 29th January to 1st February 2013.
  • Comparison of two models to estimate hourly soil temperatures at Astronomical Observatory, Thiruvananthapuram, V. B Sumithranand, M S Roxy , and G Renuka Earth system science section, 25th Kerala Science Congress, organized by KSCSTE 29th January to 1st February 2013.
  • Conduction-Convection approach in the estimation of soil thermal diffusivity at Astronomical Observatory, Thiruvananthapuram, V. B Sumithranand, M S Roxy , and G Renuka Advances in Geophysics, Space and Atmospheric Research, organized by Department of Physics, Christian College Chengannur, March 13-15, 2014.
  • Sensitivity of bare soil albedo to soil water content at Astronomical Observatory, Thiruvananthapuram, M S Roxy , V. B Sumithranand and G Renuka, Advances in Geophysics, Space and Atmospheric Research, organized by Department of Physics, Christian College, Chengannur, March 13-15, 2014.
  • Surface thermal mapping during south-west and pre-monsoon seasons, M S Roxy & V. B Sumithranand National seminar on modern trends in Physics research, organized by Department of Physics, St. Stephen’s college, Pathanapuram, November 05-06, 2015.
  • “Exploring the Acoustic Properties of Coir for Passive Noise Controlling Applications by Transfer Matrix Method”, Sreeja Rajappan , Premlet Baskaran and Roxy.M.S, Proceedings of the International Seminar October 5th to 9th 2017- Preserving & Assuring Quality of Kerala Coir Industry, page no.89-95.
  • Acoustic characterization of Basalt Fiber Reinforced Composites by Delaney-Bazelley Modelling. Sreeja Rajappan , Premlet Baskaran and Roxy.M.S, National seminar on Reaching the Unreached Through Science and Technology, Organized by S N College, Kollam, in association with Indian Science Congress Cochin Chapter & co sponsored by department of environment & climate change. On 12-14 February 2018.
  • Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopic study of 2-(p-Bromophenyl) -5-(2-(4-(p-chlorophenyl) Piperazine-1-yl) Acetamido) Benzoxazole, Veena S Kumar and Roxy M.S, National seminar on Reaching the Unreached Through Science and Technology. Organized by S N College, Kollam, in association with Indian Science Congress Cochin Chapter & co sponsored by department of environment & climate change. On 12-14 February 2018.
  • A Harmonic analysis and modeling of annual air temperature variations. M.S.Roxy & V B Sumithranand, National seminar on Reaching the Unreached Through Science and Technology. Organized by S N College, Kollam, in association with Indian Science Congress Cochin Chapter & co sponsored by department of environment & climate change. On 12-14 February 2018.
  • Lifted Temperature Minimum at Astronomical Observatory, Thiruvananthapuram, South Kerala. V B Sumithranand and M.S.Roxy , National seminar on Reaching the Unreached Through Science and Technology. Organized by S N College, Kollam, in association with Indian Science Congress Cochin Chapter & co sponsored by department of environment & climate change. On 12-14 February 2018.
  • Electronic Structure, Spectroscopic FT-IR, FT-Raman and UV properties, Thermal Stability and the Molecular Docking studies of the herbicide Diuron: Experimental and Computational Investigation.National Seminar on Theoretical and Experimental Physics, Veena S Kumar and Roxy M S, 24 to 26 October 2018, Govt. College for Women , Thiruvananthapuram
  • Spectroscopic FT-IR, FT-Raman, Molecular Docking Studies, Thermal stability analysis,Computational investigation and conformational analysis of Diuron, Veena S Kumar and Roxy M.S, 2,3 FEBRUARY 2019, Kerala Science Congress, 81-86366-97-0″
  • Subsurface diurnal temperature fluctuations and thermal conductivity at a tropical station, M.S.Roxy & V B Sumithranand, 2,3 February 2019, Kerala science congress.
  • Diurnal and seasonal variability of subsurface heat flux at a tropical station, V B Sumithranand and M.S.Roxy , &, 2,3 February 2019, Kerala science congress.

Orientation Courses Attended

  • UGC-Sponsored Orientation Programme, 28 days from 03-09-2015 to 30-09-2015 (IT Oriented) , UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, Golden Jubilee Building, Kariavattom Campus, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Refresher Courses Attended

  • UGC-Sponsored – Special Summer School (Multidisciplinary Refresher course) from 11-07-2017 to 31-07-2017. UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, Golden Jubilee Building, Kariavattom Campus, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  • UGC HRDC Kannur University, UGC sponsored refresher course- Winter school in Basic Science from 28-11-2019 to 11-12-2019.
  • UGC-Sponsored Online Multi-Disciplinary “Refresher Course in Disaster Management”, 17th September to 30th September, 2020, organized by UGC – Human Resource Development Centre, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad.

Seminars/Workshops/Trainings Organised

  • Seminar on “The need, perception and reality of nuclear power”, on 13/03/2019 by ENCON Club, S N College, Kollam, in association with Department of Physics, S N College, Kollam
  • Hands-on training on Solar Study Lamp Assembly, Student Solar Ambassador Workshop, 2nd October 2019, Department of Physics, S N College, Kollam in association with Dept of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay
  • Ten day course titled “A Short Term Course in E-Teaching with Learning Management Systems” conducted by The All Kerala Private College Teachers’ Association in June 2020.
  • One Week online Short term Faculty Development Programme on “ICT Tools for Teaching Learning Process- Post Pandemic Educational Strategies ” organised by Department of Physics and IQAC Sree Narayana College Kollam in collaboration with The Kerala State Higher Education Council from August 17-23 , 2020.

Organising Committee member in

  • National Seminar on Recent Trends in Space Physics organized by Department of Physics, University of Kerala, Kariavattom on 30th May 2011.
  • National Seminar on Applications of Advanced Nano Materials, (NSNANO – 2014) by Department of Physics , SN College , Kollam, 25-26 February 2014.
  • Seminar on Caring for all life under the sun, by Department of Chemistry , Biochemistry and Department of Physics, S N College, Kollam, in association with KSCSTE, 22 nd September 2017.
  • Seminar on National Science day, Department of Physics, S N College, Kollam, in association with KSCSTE, 28 th February 2018.
  • Zonal Training Programme (Workshop), Pg And Research Department Of Physics, Sn College, Kollam, in association with Makeintern & Becon, Career and Training Partner IIT Delhi, on 12th and 13th September 2018.
  • Seminar on Recent Trends in Space Physics and Nanoscience, 04-03-2020 organized by Department of Physics, S N College, Kollam.
  • Webinar on Beyond the classroom 27-29 May 2020, organized by Department of Physics, S N College, Kollam.

Seminars/Conferences Attended

  • Recent Trends in Communication Technology (RTCT-2006), by Department of Optoelectronics, University of Kerala, Kariavattom on 5th December 2006.
  • National Conference on Recent Trends in Optoelectronics and Laser Technology (NCOL 2007) By Department of Optoelectronics, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, 9-11 April 2007.
  • National seminar on Photonic Materials(NSPM-2009), By Department of Optoelectronics, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, 26-28 February 2009.
  • Prof. K. C. Mathew Endowment Lectures-2012, By Department of Physics, Bishop Moore College, Mavelikara on 6th December 2012.
  • National Colloquium on Theoretical Physics 09-11 August 2013 at Trivandrum Organised by SRIBS and KSCSTE, Trivandrum.
  • National Seminar on Applications of Advanced Nano Materials, (NSNANO – 2014) by Department of Physics , SN College , Kollam, 25-26 February 2014.
  • Seminar on Caring for all life under the sun, by Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, S N College, Kollam, 22 nd September 2017.
  • Webinar on “Unsolved Problems in Physics” by Dr. N Shaji, Adjunct faculty, Department of Physics, CUSAT organized by Academy of Physics Teachers Kerala on 23rd May 2020.
  • VIRTUOSA 2020 National Webinar series organized by IQAC, KSMDB College, Sasthamcotta, from 14 to 20 May 2020.
  • International Webinar, DOCTRINA-5 organized by Department of Chemistry & IQAC of Sir Syed College Taliparamba, Kannur, titled,”Stepping into the Next Dimension of Electrospun Nanofiber Design” on 26-05-2020.
  • “COVID 19 – THE WAY FORWARD ” Jointly organised by P.G and Research Department of Zoology & internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) S N College, Kollam on 29th MAY 2020.
  • International Webinar-DOCTRINA-07 organized by the Department of Physics & IQAC, Sir Syed College, Taliparamba, Kannur, titled, “Equations as a tool to develop an integrated education”, on 29-05-2020.
  • Webinar on “Research Methodology: Concepts, Tools & Applications” conducted on 23-05-2020 organised by IQAC Fatima Mata National College (Autonomous) Kollam.
  • “International Webinar on Recent Advances in Chemical Science” jointly organized by Postgraduate & Research Department of Chemistry and Internal Quality and Assurance Cell (IQAC), Sree Narayana College, Kollam from 28th – 31st May 2020.
  • Webinar “Preparing for Online Teaching” Presented by Dr. Muralee Thummarukudy Operations Manager, Crisis Management Branch, United Nations Environment Programme on May 21, 2020 organized by Sacred Heart College, Kochi.
  • Webinar entitled ‘Search for the fundamental constituents of matter ’ jointly organized by the Department of Physics and Internal Quality Assurance Cell on 25/09/2020 organized by T. K. M. College of Arts and Science.
  • Webinar on “SAAC:PERSPECTIVES ON ASSESSMENT AND ACCREDITATION PROCESS” organised by Internal Quality Assurance Cell S N College, Kollam in association with Kerala State Higher Education Council on 07th August 2020.
  • Webinar on “Astronomy and Astrophysics” organized by the Department of Physics, Mar Ivanios College (Autonomous), Thiruvananthapuram, India on 25.07.2020.
  • International Webinar on 22nd July 2020 organized by the Post Graduate and Research Department of Physics, Sree Narayana College for Women, Kollam.
  • International Webinar on “Art of Energy Balancing” jointly organized by Department of Physics and Internal Quality Assurance Cell of All Saints’ College, Thiruvananthapuram on 28th June, 2020.
  • Webinar on “Quantum Nanomaterials” conducted on 08-07-2020 organised by IQAC Fatima Mata National College (Autonomous) Kollam, in association with Department of Physics
  • International Physics Colloquia organized in online mode by the Department of Physics, Mar Thoma College, Tiruvalla, Kerala, India held on 8-10 September 2020.
  • National Webinar on “Recent Advances in Materials Science-2020” held on 19th September 2020, Organized by the Department of Physics, Government Degree College, Kamalpur, Tripura.
  • “International Webinar Series” organized by the Department of Chemistry & Centre for Research in collaboration with IQAC, Baselius College, Kottayam, Kerala, India on 21st and 27th November 2020.

Workshops/Trainings Attended

  • Workshop on “8086 Microprocessor programming in Computer organized by the Department of Physics, S N College, Kollam held on 23rd August 2016.
  • Workshop on “Programming in Python” organized by the Department of Physics and Mathematics, S.N. College, Kollam held on 23rd September 2016
  • Science Academies’ Lecture Workshop on Quantum Theory of Angular Momentum, hosted by T K M College of Arts and Science, Kollam. On 14 to 16 March 2018.
  • MOOC course, recognized by Skill Council for Green Jobs, conducted from 01 May 2019 to 31 Dec 2019 for Student Solar Ambassador Workshop 2019, offered by IITBombayX, an online learning initiative of Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
  • MOOC Course on online learning and content development organized by Directorate of Collegiate education and FLAIR Kerala from 18th April 2020 to 2nd May 2020.
  • MOOC Course on online learning and content development organized by Directorate of Collegiate education and FLAIR Kerala from 18th April 2020 to 2nd May 2020.
  • Online National Level Faculty Development Programme on “Moodle – Learning Management System” organized by the Department of Computer Applications, MES College Marampally, in association with Spoken Tutorial, IIT Bombay from 19-05-2020 to 23-05-2020.
  • Moodle Learning Management System training organized at Sree Narayana College, Chengannur in January 2020 semester, offered by the Spoken Tutorial Project, IIT Bombay, funded by the National Mission on Education through ICT, MHRD, Govt. of India.
  • Workshop on “Creation of Instructional Videos and Recording” on 13 & 14 May 2020 organized by Internal Quality Assurance Cell, NSS College Pandalam.
  • Faculty Development program on Statistical Mechanics organized by PSGR Krishnammal College for Women, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu from 25th to 29th May 2020.
  • Orientation Program organized by IQAC S N College, Kollam on 27th MAY 2020.
  • Faculty Development Programme on “MANAGING ONLINE CLASSES and CO-CREATING MOOCS:2.0” organized by Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi sponsored by MHRD PMMMNMTT, from May 18 – June 03, 2020.
  • Faculty Development Program on “Emerging Trends in Sciences – Usage of Research Tools and Techniques”, Department of Freshman Engineering, Vardhaman College of Engineering, Hyderabad, From 15th – 20th June, 2020.
  • Short term Faculty Development Programme on “Implementation of Information and Communication Technology in Teaching” organised by School of Legal Studies , Cochin University of Science and Technology in collaboration with The Kerala State Higher Education Council from July 18-24 , 2020.
  • Faculty Development Programme on “Nanomaterials Characterization Techniques and Result Analysis Methodology: Ideas, innovations and initiatives”, under the scheme of MHRD PMMMNMTT, from 21-07-2020 to 31-07-2020.
  • Online Short term Faculty Development Programme (Interdisciplinary) on “Towards a Digital Era of Teaching and
  • Learning” which was delivered as MOOC with four quadrants, organised by UGC-HRDC, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram in collaboration with KSMDB College, Sasthamcotta from August 12-18, 2020.

Academic Responsibilities Undertaken

  • Invigilation, Valuation, Question Paper Setting, Class In Charge
  • BSc & MSc Project guide
  • PhD Research Guide.

Duties Performed at College

  • Member -Legal literacy cell
  • Faculty advisor: CBCSS
  • Coordinator : Energy Conservation Club
  • Coordinator : Education Resource Planning Software

Awards/Honours/Patents

  • Best Poster Award, 25th Kerala Science Congress in Earth System Science and Geo-Informatics, organized by KSCSTE from 29th January to 1st February 2013 at Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Best poster award ,31 st Kerala Science Congress in Earth System Science and Geo-Informatics, 2,3 FEBRUARY 2019.

Physics Department