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Dr Ravindra Swami K
Assistant Professor and Head of Department
Computer Science, Application and Animation, St Aloysius College (Autonomous) Mangaluru 575003
Email Id: swamiphysics@gmail.com
Phone Number: +91 9448172708

Educational Qualification
1. Ph.D from Mangalore University – 2015
Title of the Thesis: “Studies on Gamma Backscattering of Some Selected Materials”
2. M.Sc. from Mangalore University – 2000
3. PGDCA from Mangalore University – 2001

Research
Major/Minor Research Project
Details of research grants received
1. Minor research: Completed one minor research project by UGC of Rs.2,00,000.00; awarded in the year 2013.
Topic: “Characterization of Laterite Stones and Construction Materials Using Gamma Backscattering Technique”.
2. Seed Money to Young Scientists for Research (SMYSR):Ongoing one research project by Vision Group on Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka awarded ₹ 6,00,000.00; awarded in the year 2016.
Topic:“Study of Dynamics of Single Crystal Growth from solution with special reference to Semiorganic NLO Crystals”

Research Publications
Refereed Journals
1. Non destructive evaluation of selected polymers by multiple scattering of 662 keV gamma rays
K. Ravindraswami, K. U. Kiran, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa
Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry(2014); Vol. 300; 997–1003.
2. Experimental observations of Z-dependence of saturation thickness of 662 keV gamma rays in metals and glasses
K. Ravindraswami, K. U. Kiran, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa
Indian Journal of Physics (2013); Vol.87 (11); 1141-1147.
3. An investigation of energy dependence on saturation thickness for 59.54, 123, 360, 511, 662, 1115 and 1250 keV gamma photons in carbon and aluminium
K. U. Kiran, K. Ravindraswami, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa
Radiation Physics and Chemistry (2014); Vol.97; 107-112.
4. Experimental and simulated validation of the energy dependence of saturation thickness of multiple scattered gamma rays
K. M. Eshwarappa, K. U. Kiran, K. Ravindraswami, H. M. Somashekarappa
Central European Journal of Physics (2014); Vol.12 (11); 792-798.
5. An integrated gamma ray spectrometer system for non-destructive testing of materials and multiple scattering of thick samples
K. Ravindraswami, K. U. Kiran, H. M. Somashekarappa
International Journal of Physics and Mathematical Sciences (2013); Vol 03(2); 16-20.
6. Experimental observation of energy dependence of saturation thickness of gamma photons in iron
K. M. Eshwarappa, K. Ravindraswami, K. U. Kiran, H. M. Somashekarappa
International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research (2014); Vol.5 (3); 326-328.
7. Effective atomic number of composite materials by Compton scattering -nondestructive evaluation method
K. U. Kiran, K. Ravindraswami, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa
International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research (2014); Vol.5 (3); 316-325.
8. Angular dependence of 662 keV multiple backscattered gamma photons in Aluminium
K. Ravindraswami, K. U. Kiran, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa
International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research(2014); Vol.5 (3); 308-315.
9. Experimental evaluation of dMCA based NaI(Tl) detector system for studying multiple Compton backscattering of gamma rays using iron
K. U. Kiran, K. Ravindraswami, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa
International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research and Reviews (2013); Vol.1(7); 20-27.
10. Experimental investigation of multiple backscattered gamma photons in metals, glass and granites and their saturation thickness
K. Ravindraswami, K. U. Kiran, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa
International Journal of Science Research (2012); Vol.01 (4); 255-261.
11. Effect of detector collimation on the measured multiple scattered gamma-rays in 3 × 3 NaI (Tl) detector
K. Ravindraswami, K. U. Kiran, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa
Proceedings of the DAE Symposium on Nuclear Physics (2014); 59; 866-867.
12. Effective atomic number of granite by gamma backscattering method
K. U. Kiran, K. Ravindraswami, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa
Proceedings of the DAE Symposium on Nuclear Physics (2014); 59; 412-413.
13. Experimental verification of angular dependence of 0.662 MeV scattered gamma photons in iron
K. M. Eshwarappa, K. U. Kiran, K. Ravindraswami, H. M.
SomashekarappaProceedings of the DAE Symposium on Nuclear Physics (2014); 59; 526-527.
14. Effective atomic number of selected construction materials using gamma backscattering technique. Annals of Nuclear Energy (2015), Vol85, 1077–1084.
K. U. Kiran, K. Ravindraswami, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa
15. Experimental response function of a 3’’ x 3’’ NaI(Tl) detector by inverse matrix method and effective atomic number of composite materials by gamma backscattering technique Journal of Applied Radiation and Isotopes (2016), Vol.111, 56–65,
K. U. Kiran, K. Ravindraswami, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa.
16. Angular dependence of multiple scattered photons and saturation thickness for certain elements by gamma scattering method. Radiation Physics and Chemistry (2016), Vol.119, 116–124.
K. U. Kiran, K. Ravindraswami, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa.
17. Experimental and simulated study of detector collimation for a portable 3″ × 3″ NaI(Tl) detector system for in-situ measurements. Journal of Radiation Research and Applied Sciences (2015), Vol.8(4), 597–605.
K. U. Kiran, K. Ravindraswami, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa.
18. Albedo factors of 270, 360, 511, 662 keV and 1115 keV backscattered
gamma photons in Carbon, Aluminium, Iron and Copper. The European Physical Journal Plus (2016)., Vol.131(4), 87.
K. U. Kiran, K. Ravindraswami, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa.
19. Nondestructive testing of concrete by gamma backscattering method
K. Ravindraswami, K. U. Kiran, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa
Proceedings of the DAE Symposium on Nuclear Physics (2015); Vol.60; 636–638.

Research Presentations in seminars
1. Nondestructive evaluation of laterite blocks by gamma backscattering technique.
K. Ravindraswami, K. U. Kiran, H. M. Somashekarappa
National seminar on “Applications of Isotope and Radiation Technology for Societal Benefits – AIRTS 2012”, Department of Environmental Sciences, Bangalore University , Karnataka, India, June 21 to 23, 2012.
2. Gamma Backscattering Technique for Inspecting Wood Samples
K. U. Kiran, K. Ravindraswami, H. M. Somashekarappa
National seminar on “Applications of Isotope and Radiation Technology for Societal Benefits – AIRTS 2012”, Department of Environmental Sciences, Bangalore University , Karnataka, India, June 21 to 23, 2012.
3. Experimental investigation of multiple backscattered gamma photons in metals, glass and granites and their saturation thickness
K. Ravindraswami, K. U. Kiran, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa
International Conference “Recent Advances in Materials Science – RAMS 2012”, Karnataka State Higher Education Council, Bangalore, Karnataka, India, November 6 to 8, 2012.
4. Experimental evaluation of multiple Compton backscattering of gamma rays in Aluminium, Copper, Iron and Glass
K. U. Kiran, K. Ravindraswami, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa
National Conference on “Condensed Matter Physics and Applications”, Department of Physics, MIT, Manipal University, Karnataka, India, December 27 and 28, 2012.
5. Effective atomic number of polymers by multiple scattering of gamma rays
K. U. Kiran,K. Ravindraswami, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa
2nd National Conference on “Condensed Matter Physics and Applications”, Department of Physics, MIT, Manipal University, Karnataka, India, December 27 and 28, 2013.
6. Experimental observation of energy dependence of saturation thickness of multiple scattered gamma photons
K. Ravindraswami, K. U. Kiran, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa
2nd National Conference on “Condensed Matter Physics and Applications”, Department of Physics, MIT, Manipal University, Karnataka, India, December 27 and 28, 2013.
7. Experimental evaluation of multiple Compton backscattering of gamma rays in iron
K. M. Eshwarappa, K. U. Kiran,K. Ravindraswami, H. M. Somashekarappa
2nd National Conference on “Condensed Matter Physics and Applications”, Department of Physics, MIT, Manipal University, Karnataka, India, December 27 and 28, 2013.
8. Angular dependence of 662 keV multiple backscattered gamma photons in Aluminium
K. Ravindraswami, K. U. Kiran, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa
International conference on “Recent Advances in Physics for interdisciplinary Developments (RAPID-2014)”, Sathyabama University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, January 23 and 24, 2014 (Best poster award).
9. Effective atomic number of composite materials by Compton scattering – nondestructive evaluation method
K. U. Kiran,K. Ravindraswami, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa
International conference on “Recent Advances in Physics for interdisciplinary Developments (RAPID-2014)”, Sathyabama University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, January 23 and 24, 2014.
10. Experimental observation of energy dependence of saturation thickness of gamma photons in iron
K. M. Eshwarappa, K. U. Kiran,K. Ravindraswami, H. M. Somashekarappa
International conference on “Recent Advances in Physics for interdisciplinary Developments (RAPID-2014)”, Sathyabama University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, January 23 and 24, 2014.
11. Determination of effective atomic number of Brass by Compton scattering.
K. U. Kiran,K. Ravindraswami, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa
National Seminar on “Facets of Nuclear and Radiation Physics –FNRP 14”, Payyanur College, Kerala, India, February 13 and 14, 2014.
12. Experimental evaluation of multiple Compton scattering of gamma photons in iron.
K. Ravindraswami, K. U. Kiran, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa
National Seminar on “Facets of Nuclear and Radiation Physics –FNRP 14”, Payyanur College, Kerala, India, February 13 and 14, 2014.
13. Effective atomic number of granite by gamma backscattering method
K. U. Kiran, K. Ravindraswami, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa
Department of Atomic Energy symposium on Nuclear Physics (Sponsored by Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, December 08 to12, 2014.
14. Effect of detector collimation on the measured multiple scattered gamma-rays in 3 × 3 NaI (Tl) detector
K. Ravindraswami, K. U. Kiran, K. M. Eshwarappa, H. M. Somashekarappa
Department of Atomic Energy symposium on Nuclear Physics (Sponsored by Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, December 08 to12, 2014.
15. Experimental verification of angular dependence of 0.662 MeV scattered gamma photons in iron
K. M. Eshwarappa, K. U. Kiran, K. Ravindraswami, H. M. Somashekarappa
Department of Atomic Energy symposium on Nuclear Physics (Sponsored by Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, December 08 to12, 2014.
16. Nondestructive evaluation of building construction materials using gamma backscattering technique
Ravindra Swami K, Kiran K U, K M Eshwarappa, H M SomashekarappaNational Conference on Condensed Matter Physics and Applications (CMPA-15), Department of Physics, MIT, Manipal University, Manipal, March 27 – 28, 2015.
17. Nondestructive evaluation of fired clay bricks using Gamma backscattering technique
20thNational Symposium on Radiation Physics (NSRP-20) organised by Mangalore University, Mangalagangothri-574199, Mangaluru, India during October 28 to 30, 2015.
18. Synthesis, Growth and XRD Studies of New Nonlinear Optical L-tyrosine Hydrochloride Single Crystals
K Ravindraswami,Jayaprakash Gowda, Chitharanjan Rai, B. Narayana Moolya,
International Conference on Smart materials and Technologies for Emerging Technologies (IC-SMTEE-2016) organised by Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management, Mangaluru -575007, India, during February19 and 20, 2016.
19. Effect of high energy Electron Irradiation on Electrical and Optical properties of γ- Glycine single crystals
B. Narayana Moolya, Jayaprakash Gowda &K Ravindraswami
National Conference on Emerging trends in Science and Engineering(NCETSE-2017) organised by Sri Madhwavadiraja Institute of technology & Management, Bantakal, Udupi -574115, India, during February 23 and 24, 2017.

Resource Person / Guest Lectures delivered
1. Resource person for the technical session in UGC sponsored two day national conference on e- waste management- challenges and opportunities held at Canara College, Mangaluru on 3rd and 4th September 2015, organized by FOBMAT and dept. of business management.
2. Resource person for the session on “Harmful effects of E Waste, Role of teachers and individuals in handling E waste – at St. Anns College of Education Mangalore – 575 001 on 6th April 2016.

Seminars/Workshops attended
1. Attended a Workshop on J2EE organized by the Department of Computer Science, Application and Animation, St. Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru on 23rd July 2015.
2. Attended a State Level Workshop on Android applicationdevelopment organized by Department of Computer Science, Application and Animation, St. Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru on 22nd August 2015.
3. Attended a Workshop on Software Development Life Cycle organized by Department of Computer Science, Application and Animation, St. Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru on 8th January 2016.
4. Attended a UGC Sponsored National Symposiumon Role of Yoga in National Integration organized by Avishkar Yoga, Mangaluru and St. Aloysius Evening College, Mangaluru on 30th January 2016.
5. Attended a Workshop on Innovations in Medical Instrumentation organized by Skanray technologies, Mysore and St. Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru on 5th February 2016.
6. Attended a Kannada WikipediaWorkshop organized by The Centre for Internet Society, Bangalore and St. Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru on 14th February 2016.
7. Attended a National level seminar on Animation and Gaming organized by Department of Computer Science, Application and Animation, St. Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru on 10th December 2016.
8. Attended a Workshop on Android applicationdevelopment organized by Department of Computer Science, Application and Animation, St. Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru on 14th December 2016.
9. Attended a two dayWorkshop on Physics of Musical Instruments organized by Department of Physics, St. Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru on 16th and 17th December 2016.
10. Attended a one day Seminar Recent Trends In Science and Technology organized by Department of Physics, SDM Degree College (Autonomous), Ujireon 12th January 2017.
11. Attended a Tulu Wikipedia Workshop organized by The Centre for Internet Society, Bangalore and Sri Ramakrishna College, Mangaluru on 2nd and 3rd September 2017.