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Name

 

Dr. M. Paul Dinakaran

 

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Experience in numbers

 

4 Yrs

 

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Job Title and Responsibilities

 

Assistant Professor

 

1. B.Sc., Physics 2nd year Class In charge

2. B.Sc., Physics 3rd General experiments

And Atomic Physics

 

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About Yourself

 

I am working in the department of Physics Since August, 2013. Proudly says that I have completed my Under Graduate and Master of Philosophy in our College.

Also completed Post Graduate and Doctor of Philosophy in VIT University, Vellore. I had research experience in Radiation Physics and Materials Science.

 

 

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Qualifications

 

M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.,

 

1)     Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Physics, VIT University, Vellore, India, 2014.

2)     Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) in Physics, Voorhees College, Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore, India, 2010.

3)     M.Sc Physics, VIT University, Vellore, India, 2005.

4)     B.Sc Physics, Voorhees College (University of Madras), Vellore, India, 2002.

 

 

6. Professional Memberships and Activities  

Indian Association of Crystal Growth

 

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Expertise

 

1.      Assistant Professor, Department of Physics Voorhees College, Vellore, Since – August 2013 to Till Date.

 

 

 

2.      Project Fellow in Department of Science and Technology (DST) project, School of Advanced Sciences, VIT University, and May 2010 – May 2013.

 

“Growth and Characterization of highly nonlinear optical 3-Methyl 4-Methoxy 4-Nitrostilbene (MMONS) Crystal”

 

“Grow the organic nonlinear optical crystals: Nitrostilbene derivatives

 

3.      Senior Demonstrator, Department of Radiotherapy, Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, Dec 2008 – Dec 2009.

 

“2D Planning for external beam radiotherapy using telecobolt and linear accelerator (LINAC), High Dose Rate (HDR) and Low Dose Rate (LDR) Brachytherapy procedures. Regular D1/2 calculations and Total Body Irradiation (TBI) procedures. Learned plan 3D Conformal Radiotherapy (3DCRT) procedures”.

 

4.      Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) Project, Department of Radiology, Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, Sep 2006 – Sep 2008.

 

“Evaluation of radiation doses from Computed Tomography (CT) scanners – A survey”

 

“Measuring patient doses for CT procedures, Quality assurance for common X-ray machines and Computed Tomography. Optimization of exposure parameters and dose reduction”.

 

5.      Guest Lecturer, Muthurangam Govt. Arts College, Vellore, June 2005 – April 2006.

 

“Teaching for Undergraduate students and Post Graduate students (Solid State Physics”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Activities

 

1.      Research award for publishing journals in reputed journals – 2012 & 2013 at VIT University, Vellore -632014.

2.     ORGANIZED

“State Level Technical Seminar on Advanced Materials and Its Applications” 6th March, 2017, Organized by PG & Research Department of Physics, Voorhees College, Vellore. [Organizing Secretary: Dr.M.Paul Dinakaran]

 

3.     ORIENTATION PROGRAMME COMPLETED WITH GRADE “A”

Duration: 05.05.2016 – 01.06.2016 (28   Days)

UGC – Human Resource Development Centre,

University of Madras, Chennai -5

 

4.     DOCTORAL COMMITTEE MEMBER FOR BHARATHIDASAN UNIVERSITY PhD  STUDENT

 

Ref. No: 34378/Ph.D.K2/Physics/Part-Time/October – 2014/Date: 18.08.2015.

 

5.     I SERVED AS EXTERNAL EXAMINER FOR THE PRACTICAL EXAMINATION OF B.SC DEGREE STUDENTS

v  Government Thirumagal Mills College (GTMC) for the academic year of 2015 -2016

v  Government Thirumagal Mills College (GTMC) for the academic year of   2016-2017

v  Muthurangam Govt Arts College for the academic year of 2017-2018.

 

6.     Attended Teach Plus Program

Institute of Leadership & Teacher Development Studies on March 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Research Interest

 

a.       Research Fields

1.      Materials science – Crystal Growth

2.      Radiation Physics – Environmental Physics

10. Publications ·         List of papers published

 

(1)        MEDICAL PHYSICS

 

7.      Livingstone RS and Dinakaran PM. “Regional survey of CT Dose Indices in India”. Radiation Protection Dosimetry.136 (3):222-227; 2009.

 

8.      Livingstone RS, Dinakaran PM, Rekha S and Eapen A. “Comparison of radiation doses using weight based algorithm and Dose Modulation Techniques for patients undergoing biphasic Abdominal CT examinations”. Journal of Medical Physics. Year 2009, Vol. 34, Issue 4, Pages 217-22.

 

9.      Roshan S Livingstone, Joe Pradip, Paul M Dinakaran and B.Srikanth. “Radiation doses during chest examinations using dose modulation techniques in multislice CT scanner”. Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging, Year 2010, Vol.20, Issue 2.

 

10.  Roshan S Livingstone, Paul M Dinakaran. “Radiation safety concerns and diagnostic reference levels for computed tomography scanners in Tamilnadu”. Journal of Medical Physics, Year 2011, Volume 36, Issue 1, Pages. 40-45.

 

11.  R.S.Livingstone and P.M.Dinakaran. “Regional diagnostic reference levels and collective effective doses from Computed Tomography (CT) scanners in India”, IAEA Proceedings of an International Symposium, Vienna, 9-12 November 2010.

 

 

 

 

(2)     MATERIAL SCIENCE

 

12.  “Structural, optical, spectral, thermal and mechanical studies of 4-methoxy 4-nitrostilbene (MONS): A new organic nonlinear optical single crystal”, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 97 (2012) 995-1001.

 

13.  Paul M Dinakaran, S.Kalainathan, T.Srinivasan and D.Velmurugan, “1-Ethoxy-2-methoxy-4-[2-(4-nitrophenyl) ethenyl] benzene”. Acta Cryst. (2012). E68, o2774.

 

14.Paul M Dinakaran, S.Kalainathan, “Synthesis, growth, structural, spectral, linear and nonlinear optical and mechanical studies of a novel organic NLO single crystal 4-Bromo 4-Nitrostilbene (BONS) for nonlinear optical applications”, Optical Materials 35 (2013) 898 – 903.

 

15.  Paul M Dinakaran, S.Kalainathan, “Synthesis, nucleation, growth, structural, spectral, thermal, linear and nonlinear optical studies of novel organic NLO crystal: 4-Fluoro 4-Nitrostilbene (FONS)”.  Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Bio molecular Spectroscopy 105 (2013) 509-515.

 

16.  Paul M Dinakaran, S.Kalainathan, “Nucleation kinetics, chemical etching, SEM, EDAX and   mechanical studies of 3-methyl 4-methoxy 4-nitrostilbene (MMONS): a potential nonlinear optical crystal”, International journal of ChemTech Research Vol.5, No.1, pp 262-270.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17.  Paul M Dinakaran and S.Kalainathan, “Synthesis, growth, structural, spectral, thermal, chemical etching, linear and nonlinear optical and mechanical studies of an organic single crystal 4-Chloro 4-Nitrostilbene (CONS): A potential NLO material”. Accepted in Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Bio molecular Spectroscopy 111 (2013) 123-130.

 

 

18.  M.Paul Dinakaran, P.Sandhiya and G.Janaki, “Growth and Characterization of NLO Single Crystal” Bis L-Alanine Pottassium Chloride (BIS-LAKCL), International Journal of ChemTech Research, Vol.5, No.5, pp 2704-2709 (2014).

 

A.     LIST OF WORKSHOPS / SYMPOSIA / CONFERENCE S ATTENDED

 

1.      “Workshop on Radiological Safety for Bio-medical Engineers”, (Dec 22-23 2007) held at Government Hospital, Chennai.

 

2.      Workshop on “Gel Dosimetry” (5-6 February 2008), Christian Medical College, Vellore.

 

3.      “QA Testing of X-ray Diagnostic Machines for Regulatory Compliance” (Dec 26-28 2007) held at PSG Hospital, Coimbatore.

 

4.      Workshop on “Radioactivity and Its Applications”, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore.

 

5.      “INDO-ITALIAN Advanced Level Workshop on Semiconductor Nanostructures, Ultra Thin Films and Applications” (September 8 – 10, 2010) held at Anna University, Chennai, India.

 

 

 

 

6.      “One Day National Seminar on Open Access for Research and Education”, held on 18th October, 2014 at Guru Nanak College, Chennai.

 

7.“Regional Seminar on Coastal Security Challenges & Response” held on 9th October, 2015 Organized by PG & Department of Defence & Strategic Studies held at Voorhees College, Vellore.

 

8. ”A national level Two-Day Workshop on Research Methodology and Thesis Writing” workshop Organized by the PG & Research Department of Economics, Voorhees College, Vellore on 21 and 22 September 2015.

 

9.  “Interdisciplinary Workshop on Embedded Microcontroller  using At Mega 328” Organized by the PG & Research Department of Physics, Voorhees College, Vellore on 30 and 31 October 2015.

 

10.      “Indian association for radiation Protection International Conference – (IARPIC 2016)” held at convention centre, DAE Township, Anupuram, Tamilnadu during Feb 22-25, 2016.

 

11.     UGC sponsored State Level Seminar on “Emerging Trends in Eco-Friendly Polymers (ETEP – 2016)” held at Voorhees College, Vellore on 29th January 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B.     LIST OF CONFERENCE ORAL PRESENTATIONS

 

1.         Paul M Dinakaran and Roshan S Livingstone. Survey of radiation doses from CT scanners in a few districts in Tamil Nadu. 13th Annual Conference of AMPI Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry Chapter, Aug 11th & 12th 2007 held in Kanchipuram.

 

 

2.                Paul M Dinakaran, Roshan S Livingstone, Srikanth T and Joe Pradeep S. Achieving dose reduction in Thorax CT Examinations using Dose modulation techniques. International conference on Novel techniques in Clinical oncology and Radiation physics held in Vellore from February 7th to 9th 2008.

 

3.      Roshan S Livingstone and Paul Dinakaran M. An Attempt to establish    regional diagnostic reference levels for CT scanners. International conference on Novel techniques in Clinical oncology and Radiation physics held in Vellore from February 7th to 9th 2008.

 

4.      Roshan S Livingstone and Paul Dinakaran M. Establishing regional diagnostic reference levels in India. American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 50th Annual Meeting and Technical Exhibition” (July 27 – 31, 2008) held at Houston, TX.USA.

 

5.      Roshan S Livingstone, Paul Dinakaran M and Rekha S Cherian. Comparison of radiation doses from Optimal and Dose Modulation Techniques for patients undergoing biphasic Abdominal CT examinations. American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 50th Annual Meeting and Technical Exhibition (July 27 – 31, 2008) held at Houston, TX.USA

 

 

 

 

6.               Roshan S Livingstone, Paul Dinakaran M. Regional Diagnostic Reference Levels for CT scanners in Tamil Nadu. 30th Annual conference of AMPI (Nov 22nd – 25th, 2009) held in Hyderabad.

 

7. Paul Dinakaran M, K. Jaganathan and S Kalainathan.

(1)     Growth and characterization of TGS DL-Malic acid crystal,

(2) Growth and characterization of Urea mixed Crystals. Tenth National             Seminar on Crystal Growth (Jan 27-29, 2005) held at Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai.

8.          Jaganathan.K, Paul Dinakaran.M and Kalainathan.S. Growth and Characterization of Urea Glycine crystal, National Conference on Current Trends in Condensed Matter Research (September 20-22, 2004) held at Kakatiya University, Warangal

 

9.          Paul Dinakaran M and Arunai Nambiraj. “Recent Trends in Physics” (5th Feb, 2005) held at C.Abdul Hakeem College, Melvisharam and Vellore.

 

10.           Paul M Dinakaran and Kalainathan S. “Synthesis, growth, structural, spectral, thermal, linear and nonlinear optical and mechanical studies of a new organic nonlinear optical single crystal 4-Chloro 4-Nitrostilbene (CONS)”.  National level seminar on Recent Advancements in Spectroscopy 14th Sep 2012, Auxilium College, Vellore.

 

 

 

 

 

11.      Paul M Dinakaran and Kalainathan S. “Synthesis, growth, structural, optical, spectral, thermal, mechanical studies of a new organic nonlinear optical single crystal 4-Methoxy 4-Nitrostilbene (MONS)”.  National level seminar on Recent Advancements in Spectroscopy 14th Sep 2012, Auxilium College, Vellore.

C.      LIST OF CONFERENCE POSTER PRESENTATIONS

 

1.      Paul Dinakaran M and Roshan S Livingstone. “Effective doses from optimal and dose modulation techniques for patients undergoing abdominal CT examinations”. 28th Annual conference of AMPI (Nov 2nd – 4th 2007) held at Jammu Kashmir, Srinagar.

 

2.      Paul M Dinakaran, Bhagavannaryana G and Kalainathan.S. “Synthesis, growth and characterization of an organic NLO crystal: 4-Methoxy 4-Nitrostilbene (MONS)”. National seminar on Advanced Materials: Processing and Applications (NSAMPA) 29-30, March 2012 held at Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.

 

3.      Paul M Dinakaran, S.Kalainathan, “Synthesis, nucleation, growth, structural, spectral, thermal, linear and nonlinear optical studies of novel organic NLO crystal: 4-Fluoro 4-Nitrostilbene (FONS)”. Twenty fourth national seminar on Crystal Growth (XXIV-NSCG), Dec 20-22, 2012 held at Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University, Chennai.

 

11. Contact Details Dr.M.Paul Dinakaran

Assistant Professor

Department of Physics

Voorhees College

Vellore – 632001

paul@voorheescollege.edu.in

mpauldinakaran@gmail.com

 

 

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