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Department of Physics
Dr. Devadas K M
HOD and Assistant Professor
Professional Qualifications
Sl. No Programme Year University/Special Mention
1 Ph.D 2016 CUSAT - NIIST - CSIR
2 NET 2011 CSIR
3 JEST 2010  
4 M.Sc 2005 Calicut University
5 B. Ed 2007 Calicut University
6 B.Sc 2003 Calicut University
Dr. Devadas K M is actively involved in research related to applied superconductivity and is currently working on projects related to soft magnetic materials and super-capacitors. He has a significant publication record and has participated in numerous conferences. Dr. Devadas is affiliated with the University of Calicut and is based at MES College, Ponnani, where he is currently supervising one research student, and have 3 more vacancies.
Research Articles in Journals
Sl. No Authors Title of the Article Journal / DOI
1 Rahul S, Devadas K M, Thomas S, Varghese N, Paulose A P, Varma M R, Syamaprasad U. A comparative study on the effects of n C, n SiC and BRH on the structural and superconducting properties of MgB2 PIT wires

Materials Chemistry and Physics, Elsevier, Volume 200, 1 October 2017.

https://doi.org/10.1016/ j.matchemphys. 2017.08.009

2 Rahul S, Thomas S, Devadas K M, Varghese N, Paulose A P, Varma M R, Syamaprasad U Tackling the agglomeration of Mg2Si dopant in MgB2 superconductor using cast MgSi alloy

Materials Research Bulletin, Elsevier, ISSN:0025-5408, Volume 93, September 2017, Pages 296-302

https://doi.org/10.1016/ j.materresbull.2017.05.022

3 Thomas S, Rahul S, Devadas K M, Varghese N, Sundaresan A, Syamaprasad U Co-addition of nano-carbon and nano-silica: An effective method for improving the infield properties of magnesium diboride superconductor

Elsevier ISSN: 0254-0584 Volume 148,
Issues 12, 14 November 2014, Pages 190-194

https://www.sciencedirect.com/  science/article/pii/S0254058414004568

4 Devadas K M, Rahul S, Thomas S, Varghese N, Pradhan S, Syamaprasad U An Effort Toward Development of MgB2-Based Current Leads With 2000-A Rating

Elsevier ISSN: 1558-2515 Volume 24, Issue 4, August 2014.

https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/ document/6776433

5 Thomas S, Varghese N, Rahul S, Devadas K M, Vinod K, Syamaprasad U Enhancement of bending strain tolerance and current carrying property of MgB2 based multifilamentary wires

Elsevier ISSN:0011-2275 Volume 52, Issue 12, December 2012, Pages 767-770.

https://doi.org/10.1016/ j.cryogenics.2012.07.007

6 Rahul S, Varghese N, Thomas S, Devadas K M, Vinod K, Syamaprasad U Combined addition of nano diamond and nano SiO2, an effective method to improve the in-field critical current density of MgB2 superconductor

Science Direct ISSN:0025-5408 Volume 46, Issue 11, November 2011, Pages 2036-2040


7 Devadas K M, Rahul S, Thomas S, Varghese N, Syamaprasad U Pradhan S, Chattopadhyay MK, Roy SB Transport properties of sealed MgB2/Fe/Ni multifilamentary wires heat treated in air

Science Direct ISSN:0925-838, Volume 509, Issue 31, 4 August 2011, Pages 8038-8041

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/ article/abs/pii/S0925838811010322#!

8 Varghese N, Vinod K, Rahul S, Anees P, Devadas K M, Thomas S, Shipra, Sundaresan A, Roy S B, Syamaprasad U
Effect of Carbon Substitution on the Superconducting Properties of Nanocarbon-, Nanodiamond- and Nano-SiCDoped MgB2

The American Ceramic Society ISSN:1551-2916 Volume94, Issue4, April 2011,Pages 1133-1137

ttps://ceramics.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/ abs/10.1111/j.1551-916.2010.04163.x

9 Varghese N, Vinod K, Rahul S, Devadas K M, Thomas S, Pradhan S, Syamaprasad U Influence of nano-Cu additive on MgB2 phase formation, processing temperature, and transport properties.

American Institute of Physics ISSN:1089-7550 Volume 109, Issue 3, December 2010, 033902 1-4


10 Vinod K, Varghese N, Rahul S, Devadas K M, Gurusamy P, Kedia S, Pradhan S, Syamaprasad U On the current transfer length and current sharing in short length MgB2 wires

IOP Publishing, ISSN: 1361-6668, Volume 23, Number 10, August 2010, 105002 (7pp)

https://iopscience.iop.org/article/ 10.1088/0953-2048/23/10/105002

Faculty Development Programmes
Sl. No Programme Organiser
1 Fostering Linkages in Academic Innovation and Research(FLAIR)-Induction training programme Directorate of Collegiate Education- Government of Kerala.
2 Refresher Course in Experimental Physics I Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore.
3 Orientation Course-Induction Training Programme Pandit Madan Mohan Malavia National Mission on Teachers and Teaching- Central University of Kerala
4 Refresher Course on Leadership and Governance in Higher Education Savitribai Phule Pune University- Swayam FDP Course
5 Refresher Course - Curriculum Design and e - content development Central University of KeralaSwayam FDP Course
Seminars and Conferences Conducted
Seminar/Conference Date Role
UGC sponsored National Seminar on Advanced Materials (NSAM 2015) 29,30/10/2015 Co-ordinator
UGC Funded Minor Project on Improvements in properties of spinel ferrites by doping for electrode applications in Li -ion batteries 2015-17 Co-ordinator
One day seminar on Quantum Information Processing 17/12/2018 Co-ordinator
One day seminar on X ray Diffraction 30/08/2019 Co-ordinator
One Day Seminar on Where Physics Can T;lake You 20/02/2021 Co-ordinator
One day Seminar Gravity of Thanu Padmanabhan 26/09/202 Co-ordinator
Talk to expert Dr Gin Jose, University of Leeds 25-08-2022 Co-ordinator
Awards and Membership in Academic Bodies

1. Member of Board of Studies of M.Sc Physics, University of Calicut - 2020 - 2023
2. Senior Research Fellowship - 2012

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