Dr.A.K.Jain - Department of Physics,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
A.K. Jain Retired faculty ajainfph@iitr.ac.in 91-01332-285753
Areas of Interest
  • Nuclear Physics, Theoretical Physics, Nuclear Physics, Theoretical Physics, Science and Spiritual Quest, Science and Spiritual Quest
Professional Background
2013-01-012 years Professor (HAG)IIT Roorkee
2011-01-013 years Head of the Physics DepartmentIIT Roorkee
2001-01-0112 years ProfessorIIT Roorkee
1996-01-015 years Associate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
1994-01-012 years ReaderIIT Roorkee
1992-01-012 years Senior LecturerUniv. of Roorkee
1989-01-01Research AssociateFlorida State University
1997-01-01Visiting ScientistMcMaster University
2004-01-01Visiting ProfessorMcMaster University
1979-01-0113 years LecturerUniv. of Roorkee
1986-01-01Visiting ScientistBrookhaven National Lab
2005-01-011 year Invited Visiting ProfessorKuwait University
1989-01-01Research AssociateFlorida State University
1987-01-011 year Research AssociateFlorida State University
2005-01-01Visiting ProfessorYangon University
2007-01-01Visiting ProfessorIST, Lisbon
2008-01-01Visiting ScientistBrookhaven National Lab
Multiple Posts
2011-01-013 years Head of the Physics DepartmentIIT Roorkee
2010-01-015 years Convener, Institute Lecture SeriesIIT Roorkee
2010-01-015 years Chairman, Standing Committee on Radiological MaterialsIIT Roorkee
2009-01-016 years Member, Group Purchase CommitteeIIT Roorkee
2002-01-019 years Member, Educational Planning and Research CommitteeIIT Roorkee
2008-01-013 years Chairman, Department Research CommitteeIIT Roorkee
2005-01-013 years Chairman, Department Purchase CommitteeIIT Roorkee
2008-01-012 years Member, Institute Library Advisory CommitteeIIT Roorkee
2006-01-013 years Member, Institute Lecture SeriesIIT Roorkee
2002-01-014 years Member, Strategic Planning GroupIIT Roorkee
Honors and Awards
Star Performer in Teaching and ResearchI.I.T. Roorkee2004
Outstanding Service AwardIndian Nuclear Society (DAE)2013
Acharya Sumati Sagar Smriti AwardGyan Sagar Science Foundation2009
Chairman, Planning Committee on SERC Schools in Nucl PhysD.S.T. (Govt. of India)2010
Member, International Network of Nucl Data EvaluatorsI.A.E.A., Vienna2005
Mentor Inspire ProgramD.S.T. (Govt. of India)2010
Member, International Working Group of Phys & Astronomy, SSQ ProjectUniv of California, Berkeley, USA2000
Member, PAC-DST(High Energy, Plasma,..)D.S.T. (Govt. of India)2004
Educational Details
B.Sc. (Hons)PhysicsBanaras Hindu University1970
M.Sc.PhysicsBanaras Hindu University1972
Ph.D.PhysicsBanaras Hindu University1977
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Improved Nuclear Structure and Decay Data for nuclear modelsD.A.E. (Govt. of India)2011-019 years 7 months
Nuclear Structure Studies of Multi-quasiparticle states and nuclear isomersD.S.T. (Govt. of India)2010-0110 years 7 months
Indian National Gamma ArrayD.S.T. (Govt. of India)2005-0115 years 7 months
Improved Decay Data for tuning and testing nuclear modelsI.A.E.A., Vienna2003-0117 years 7 months
Semi-classical Methods in Nuclear PhysicsD.A.E. (Govt. of India)1999-0121 years 7 months
Nuclear Structure of Some Rare Nuclear PhenomenaD.S.T. (Govt. of India)2000-0120 years 7 months
Multifaceted Study of the Deformed NucleiD.S.T. (Govt. of India)1996-0124 years 7 months
Study of One and Many-quasi-particle statesD.A.E. (Govt. of India)1990-0130 years 7 months
Study of Complex Band Spectra in Deformed NucleiD.A.E. (Govt. of India)1986-0134 years 7 months
  • Indian Science Congress, Life Member
  • Indian Physics Association, Life Member
  • Indian Association of Physics Teachers, Life Member
  • International Forum for India's Heritage, Founding Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Physics for EngineersPh-101U.G.Autumn
Nuclear PhysicsPh-786P.G.(including Pre Phd Course)Autumn
DAE Golden Jubilee LectureInstitute of Physics, Bhubaneswar2004-01
Semiclassical Approaches to Phenomena in NucleiTata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai2009-01
Six Lectures on Basic Properties of NucleiSERC School on Nuclear Physics, IUAC, New Delhi2008-01
Six Lectures on Symmetries and Nuclear SpectraSERC School on Nuclear Physics, IUAC, New Delhi2008-01
Recent Trends in Nuclear Structure TheoryPanjab Univ, Chandigarh2008-01
High Spin Features of 3QP BandsInstitut Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal2007-01
Semiclassical Route to Shell ModelH.P. Univ, Shimla, India2005-01
ENSDF-Purpose, Philosohpy and UsageBhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai2005-01
Magnetic Phenomena in NucleiInstitute of Physics, Bhubaneswar2004-01
Six lectures on Shell Structure, Cranking and Magnetic Phenomena in NucleiIndian Inst of Technology, Mumbai2004-01
Scientific Content in the Exploration of the Spiritual World in the Jain TraditionsNational Institute of Scientific Studies, Bangalore2003-01
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
SERC School on Modern Trends in Nuclear StructureD.S.T., Govt. of India2020-08
National Conference on Advances in PhysicsIIT Roorkee2020-08
Golden Jubilee Alumni Meet & Mini WorkshopIIT Roorkee2020-08
International Conf on Recent Trends in Nuclear PhysicsChitkara University, Solan2020-08
Planning Committee meeting on SERC Schools in Nuclear PhysicsDST2011-01
Interaction meeting on Theoretical Nuclear PhysicsD.S.T., Govt. of India2010-01
School cum Workshop on Nuclear Yrast and Near-Yrast SpectroscopyUGC-CSR, Kolkata2009-01
Orientation Program on Exotic Decays and Shell ModelD.A.E.-B.R.N.S.2008-01
DAE Symposium on Nuclear PhysicsDAE-BRNS2008-01
National Workshop on Nuclear Structure and DynamicsNuclear Science Centre,Delhi1999-01
Second National Workshop on Nuclear Structure PhysicsIUC-DAE, Kolkata1995-01
National International Collaboration
High Spin PhysicsT.I.F.R., Mumbai
Indian National Gamma ArrayNuclear Science Center, New Delhi
Nuclear Data EvaluationMcMaster University, Canada
Nuclear Structure PhysicsG.N.D.University, Amritsar
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