A Constituent College of Mizoram University
DBT Star College
A+ NAAC Accredited Institution
faculty
Dr. Lalhriatzuala
Associate Professor
hriatamail@gmail.com
Ph.D.
17 years

Details

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

B.Sc. (Physics), Hindu College, Delhi University

M.Sc. (Physics), IIT Delhi

Ph.D., IIT Guwahati

CSIR - NET JRF, GATE 2003 - 96.78 percentile (All India Rank 72)

 

DETAILS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Designation

Employer

Date of

(dd/mm/yyyy)

Joining

Leaving

Lecturer (Adhoc)

Rajdhani College, DU

27.11.04

19.12.04

Lecturer (Permanent)

Rajdhani College, DU

20.12.04

21.12.04

Lecturer (Adhoc)

Hindu College, DU

22.12.04

21.03.05

Lecturer

(Permanent)

Hindu College, DU

22.03.05

03.01.06

Lecturer/ Assistant Professor

Pachhunga University College

06.01.06

12.05.20

Associate Professor

Pachhunga University College

13.05.20

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SUBJECTS TAUGHT (including PG Course in Geophysics)

Electronics, Quantum Mechanics, Electromagnetic Theory, Mathematical Physics, Electromagnetism, Solid State Physics, C++ Programming, Optics.

 

During Covid19 pandemic classes were conducted in online mode. Online classes as recorded without any editting and modifications are uploaded in my personal YouTube Channel. Students or anyone interested in my lectures may check out the link given below

YouTube Channel Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8bmBFA3er9MhrVO3C5l9qQ

 

ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Secretary, Examination Committee, PUC

Nodal Officer, IPR Cell, PUC

Secretary, Sports Board, PUC

 

RESEARCH AREA

II-VI Compound nanostructures - thin films and nanoparticles, Computational Physics (DFT) - Monolayer systems

 

 

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

1. Nanocrystalline cubic silicon carbide thin films for the window layer of solar cells deposited by hot wire CVD, Proc. SPIE 8549; doi:10.1117/12.927239 (2012)    Co- author
2. Fabrication of two dimensional carbon nanostructures using hot wire chemical vapour deposition technique, Proc. SPIE 8547; doi: 10.1117/12.927273 (2012)    Co- author
3. Structural, optical and electrical characterization of CdSe nanorods synthesized by solvothermal process, Conference Papers in Energy Volume 2013; doi: 10.1155/2013/257359    First author
4. Effect of Se concentration on mixed phonon modes and spin orbit splitting in thermally evaporated CdSxSe1-x films using CdS-CdSe nanocomposites, Materials Chemistry and Physics (Elsevier) 162, 813-821.(2015)     First author
5. Studies on spin orbit splitting and dual mode phonon vibrations in ZnSxSe1-x ternary alloys films with varying Se concentration, Journal of Electronic Materials (Springer) 44, 3341-3353 (2015)    First author
6. Thermal and structural studies of CdSe nanorods synthesized by solvothermal process, Physica Status Solidi (a) (Wiley) 213, 1885-1893 (2016)    First author
7. Effect of substrate temperature on the structural and optical properties of CdTe films prepared by thermal evaporation, Physics of Semiconductor Devices 2014 (Springer Link) doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-03002-9_91    First author
8. Strain Dependence of Electronic Properties and Effective Masses of Monolayer ZnO from Density Functional Theory, AIP Conference Proceedings (in press), Presented in 63rd DAE Solid State Physics Symposium (DAE SSPS 2018) December 18-22, 2018    Co- author
9. Strain Induced Modification of CdO monolayer Electronic Properties, AIP Conference Proceedings (in Press), Presented in 64th DAE Solid State Physics Symposium (DAE SSPS 2019).    Corresponding Author
10. Preparation and characterization of ZnSe thin films for photovoltaic applications, The International Journal of Innovative Research and Development (Peer Reviewed), 1 (7), 104 – 110 (2012)    First author
11. Proceedings of International Workshop on Physics of Semiconductor Devices (IWPSD): Spectroscopic ellipsometry studies on a-Si:H thin films deposited with electrode distance variation, Volume 357 (2015)    Co-author
12. Electronic Properties of Hydrogenated Hexagonal Boron Nitride (h-BN): DFT Study, Senhri Multidisciplinary Journal    Co-author

13. Growth and characterization of ZnSe nanocrystals synthesized using solvothermal process, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics (Springer) 31, pages 14756–14766 (2020) First & Corresponding Author

14. Pressure dependence of the half-metal ferromagnetic behaviour in the inverse Heusler alloy Fe2CoAl: DFT + U calcualtions, RSC Adv., 10, 44633-44640 (2020) Co-Author

15. High-pressure solvothermal route to synthesize II–VI sulfide compounds. Appl. Phys. A (Springer) 127, 83 (2021) First & Corresponding Author

16. Comparative study of half-metallic ferromagnetic behaviour in ZnO monolayer doped with boron and carbon atoms. Int Nano Lett (Springer) 11, 113–123 (2021)  Corresponding Author

17. Induced magnetic states upon electron–hole injection at B and N sites of hexagonal boron nitride bilayer: A density functional theory study. Int J Quantum Chem. (Wiley) 2021;e26680. https://doi.org/10.1002/qua.26680  Co-Author

18. Ab initio investigation of non-metal-doped ZnS monolayer. Appl. Phys. A 127, 729 (2021)  Corresponding Author

19. Induced Magnetism in Non-metal Doped CdS Monolayer, Science & Technology Journal (MZU) Vol 9 (2), 91-99 (2021) (UGC Care list journal) - Co- Author

20. Study of induced half-metallic ferromagnetic property in CdO monolayer with non-metallic doping, Science Vision 21 (3), 66-75 (2021) - Corresponding Author

21. Surface half metallicity and thermodynamic stability of 001-plane Ti2XSi (X=Mn, Co) Heusler alloys (HAs): A DFT approach, Surfaces and Interfaces, Volume 28, February 2022, 101602 - Co-Author

 

INVITED LECTURE/ PAPER PRESENTED:

SN

Title of the Invited Lecture/Paper presented

Title of Conference/ Seminar etc.

Organised by

Date of Presenta-tion

Level: International (Abroad)/ International (within India)/ National/State/University

1

Structural and optical studies of ZnSe nanoparticles prepared using solvothermal process

Conference on Photochemistry and Luminescence

Department of Chemistry, IIT Guwahati

9th March, 2012

National

2

Studies on the growth process and transport properties of ZnSe nanocrystalline particles synthesized using solvothermal reaction

Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials

Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Guwahati

10th December, 2012

International (within India)

3

Marching towards harnessing renewable energy

Recent trends in renewable energy technologies for sustainable future with special reference to NE India

Mechanical Engineering Department, NIT

29th October, 2016

National

4

Concentration dependent mixed phonon modes and spin orbit splitting effect in II-VI ternary alloys

Seminar on make in India: Science and Technology driven innovations

Mizo Academy of Sciences

4th November 2016

State

5

Structural and transport studies of ZnS films prepared by Doctor’s Blade’s technique

CMDAYS 2011 at Guwahati University

IOP Bhubaneswar & GU

25th August, 2011

National

6

Strain-induced bandgap engineering in ZnS monolayer

Mizoram Science Congress 2018

MISTIC, PUC and Science NGO’s of Mizoram

4th October, 2018

National

7

Career Opportunities for B.Sc. Physics graduate in Service Sector

Diamond Jubilee Seminar on Career Opportunities in Physics

IQAC, PUC

14th September, 2018

University/ College Level

 

Student Data Management Software uses

Workshop on Student Data Management

IT & Website Committee

31st January, 2018

University/ College Level

8

Methods of Physics Teaching

RMSA Teachers’ Workshop

RMSA, Mamit District

25th – 29th April, 2017

State

9

Review of Basic Physics Concepts

RMSA Teachers’ Workshop

RMSA, Mamit District

25th – 29th April, 2017

State

10

Levels of Learning: MBSE Physics Course Perspective

RMSA Teachers’ Workshop

RMSA, Mamit District

17th – 19th January, 2017

State

11

Active Learning of Introductory Optics: Interactive Lecture Demonstrations

RMSA Teachers’ Workshop

RMSA, Mamit District

17th – 19th January, 2017

State

12

Physics Teaching Methods: Scientific Inquiry vs Traditional Lecture

RMSA Teachers’ Workshop

RMSA, Mamit District

17th – 19th January, 2017

State

13

Scientific Perspective in religion: Newtonian Mechanics, Quantum Mechanics, Relativity, Black holes, Origin and Evolution of Universe

Four Special Lecture Series on Science and Religion

Aizawl Theological College

August, 2017

University/ College

14

Scientific Perspective in religion: Philosophy of Science, Scientific Paradigm theory, Relativity, Big Bang theory, Black holes, Anthropic Principles and Many World Theory

Eight Special Lecture Series on Science and Religion

Aizawl Theological College

February, 2019

University/ College

 

BOOKS/ PROCEEDINGS AUTHORED:

SN

Publication Type*

Title of the Book Chapter/Book/ Conference Proceeding, with year of publication and other publication details.

Level

International/

National

Author-ship**

1

Conference Proceedings published by IAEA:INIS (International Nuclear Information System)

Thermoluminescence and photoluminescence in K3NaSO4:Eu nanoparticles, Proceedings of International Conference on Luminescence and its Applications (ICLA – 2004) held at BARC Bombay during 9-12 Feb, 2004, page 345

International

Co-author

2

Proceedings of International Workshop on Physics of Semiconductor Devices (IWPSD)

Spectroscopic ellipsometry studies on a-Si:H thin films deposited with electrode distance variation, Volume 357 (2015)

International

Coauthor

 

PROJECT/ WORKSHOP ORGANIZED:

(i)    SERB – DST Project titled, “First-principles investigation of piezoelectric and half-metallic magnetism in wide band gap II-VI compounds for spintronic and other applications”, total amount Rs. 4009000/- (Rs. Forty Lakh Nine Thousand Only) - P.I.
(ii)    Workshop on Quantum Science & Technology (29 – 31 July, 2019): Total Amount granted – Rs. 700000 (Rs. Seven Lakh Only) Funding agency – Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical System (ICPS) Division, DST, GOI - P.I.
(iii)   DST-GoM Project titled, "Assessment of Heavy Metal Contamination in Road-Side Sediments in Aizawl" - Co -P.I.

(iv) Indo-Uzbek Joint project entitled, “Synthesis and characterization of the emerging multi-functional properties of Sulvanite compounds from Theory and Experiment” Coordinated by Prof. P.K. Patra, NEHU, Funding Agency: DST, GoI, Role: Co-PI, Amount: Rs. 18.4 lakhs,Period: March 2021 – February 2024 (3 yrs duration)